First road trip 1,000+ miles, new EV user thoughts

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Thanks for the write-up. Great info. Sounds like a Sam's club membership would go well with the MachE. Groupon has a current deal for 25 bucks.
 

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Thanks for the write-up. Great info. Sounds like a Sam's club membership would go well with the MachE. Groupon has a current deal for 25 bucks.
Lots of EA stations are at Walmarts, though. No membership required of course.
 
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Just out of curiosity, (I have a road trip coming up) did you use the EA 350 plugs? My initial experience has been that they haven’t worked for me but the 150’s have been ok.
I used both. I know our cars can't handle the 350, but still wanted to try it. I took some pics, but a lot of glare on the screen. Attached is a pic during charging on a 350. Oddly enough, I've seen exactly 3 Mach-E's on the road since we bought it 2 months ago. One at a Sam's charger. Exactly like mine, looks to be FE with red calipers, same paint etc.

Other pic on a 150 is significantly slower. Not saying it will always be like that. Was in my experience.
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I used both. I know our cars can't handle the 350, but still wanted to try it. I took some pics, but a lot of glare on the screen. Attached is a pic during charging on a 350. Oddly enough, I've seen exactly 3 Mach-E's on the road since we bought it 2 months ago. One at a Sam's charger. Exactly like mine, looks to be FE with red calipers, same paint etc.

Other pic on a 150 is significantly slower. Not saying it will always be like that. Was in my experience.
20210414_150259.jpg
20210411_112313.jpg
Anyone else having issues at 350kw stations? They will only reach maybe 35kw for the MME. I’ve tried 3 chargers all at the same location over a few weeks. 150kw stations work great.
 

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Just out of curiosity, (I have a road trip coming up) did you use the EA 350 plugs? My initial experience has been that they haven’t worked for me but the 150’s have been ok.
Anyone else having issues at 350kw stations? They will only reach maybe 35kw for the MME. I’ve tried 3 chargers all at the same location over a few weeks. 150kw stations work great.
 

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