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The dealership just called today and told me that my car will be ready for delivery tomorrow (Friday). I am so excited! However, I have 750 mile (one way) trip planned from Charleston, SC to Pennsylvania the very next day..(Saturday). Are there any tips, tricks, or techniques that will help make this a smooth trip? Or am I just crazy to attempt this on second day of ownership? I have already downloaded ABRP and PlugShare. Please feel free to drop any information or input that you have!!
 

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And look at their stations ahead of time and try and plan where you will stop. Find one that has a lot of charging ports as 1 or 2 may be acting up. If you watch the OutOfSpec reviews YT Channel he did cross country, plan ahead and charge to 80% to save time

 
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And look at their stations ahead of time and try and plan where you will stop. Find one that has a lot of charging ports as 1 or 2 may be acting up. If you watch the OutOfSpec reviews YT Channel he did cross country, plan ahead and charge to 80% to save time

I actually watched this video the other day! It didn't seem too bad.
 

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My guess is where you are headed won't be bad. The are big parts of South and Southeast where good L2 chargers are hard to come by, partly why I had my P8 shipped to me.
 

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Be aware that checking a charge station ahead of time is not enough. Sometimes it says they are working when all 4 are dead.

Just happened at Midnight on my Do crescent city ca to Seattle in a day trip. So … make sure you have some buffer in your charge (which I did ) second station I went to also failed first time … could of retried one or two more stations (lots where I am) then I would of been screwed.

so glad this did not happen at the stations where they are the only ones within 60% charge … what so you do then? Get towed?
 

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Let’s hope the charging companies get their act together as that will be a true hurdle to mass EV adoption. If gas pumps were this unreliable….
 
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