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Leverage 50 AMP Hot Tub power source for EV Charging

Question: Can I repurpose 50amp wiring intended for a hot tub to be used to install a 14/50 Nema outlet in the garage to charge my Electric car? Background: I am planning on having a new 50 amp ...
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How do we determine ramp length and angle required for vehicle access to an elevated surface?

I'm wondering if there's any mathematical or scientific way to determine the car ramp's length and angle provided car's ground clearance and height of garage floor from the road. I'm looking to find ...
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How to deal with a step up to a garage slab

My car garage has a ramp and it has 3-1/2 inches of vertical step from the ramp. My car's ground clearance is 170mm which is 6-1/2 inches. I think my car should get in and out using the ramp without ...
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Transporting a large load on vehicle roof bars [closed]

What is the best way to attach a bed (160cm-by-200cm = 64"-by-80") to the roof bars? The car is Citroën C4 Picasso, with the bars as shown in the image below. I need to transport it only for ...
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Fitting a small parking space that is parallel to the street

We have a very small lot and are trying to squeeze in a parking space as best we can. The best option for us seems to be a 9x18 space that is parallel to the street. I have made a rough diagram. ...
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Why pump isn't blocked if you try to put unleaded gas into diesel car? [closed]

If you put unleaded gas into a diesel car, it will damage the engine considerably and you will have to change it . Considering the cost of replacing an engine PLUS the high probability of the event ...
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Can I add a 14-50 outlet below this box with the available slot?

Can I add a 50amp breaker in this available slot and add a 14-50 outlet beneath the box for my EV?
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Adding car charger outlet on existing sauna breaker

I have a house where electrical panel is completely full. I would like to add electric car charger outlet. Electrician suggested new sub-panel - which may be the right thing to do - but is not cheap ...
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Should I run conduit or Teck cable for car charging?

I am planning on getting an electric car in the near future - ordered delivery early next year. I park the car on the city street in front of my house. The city owns the piece of grass from the ...
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