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  1. israndy

    OBD Live Data Setup

    OK, I have a Mitsubishi iMiev that I would like to collect data for. I have hooked up the Automatic OBDII adapter, the UltraGauge adapter, and the Bluetooth version and each of them has refused to talk to the car. Most of them actually cause the dash lights to indicate an error or 20. Is there a recommended adapter to plug into the car that may allow data collection for ABRP? I know, it's got VERY limited range, but if I knew more precisely HOW MUCH it actually could deliver I could take it places beyond the neighborhood
  2. Teslas have a setting that allows you to put in a specific number of miles an hour that will be added to the speed limit. When you turn on AutoPilot that is what your speed is set to. So I use +8 on my car. That means that when I am on a 55 MPH highway I go 63 MPH, which is pretty standard for California. Maybe a little slow. Yes, at 40 MPH I go 48, 25 I go 33, so that is more significant. If the car could do a percentage faster as ABRP can, I would use it. But since they are on separate algorithms the planning doesn't line up. Maybe until the car gets an update we could add this feature to ABRP? Actually, something that ABRP could calculate is how FAST the car should drive on this segment to maximize the time spent on the road. If I am driving from LA to SF, that 400 miles mean I am going to stop at least once. If I drive faster I use up more battery, but I am getting there sooner. Highway 5 seems impervious to people getting tickets as long as they stay below 85 MPH. But then I need to stop twice to charge, so did I actually save time? I bet there is a calculation to figure out the best speed to take a specific trip and arrive in the shortest amount of time. I see that you also have the ability to calculate this based on prevailing winds, but they don't seem to use live data, I must put the winds in before I start driving. Could this be grabbed from the same people that TeslaWinds.com uses to track your headwinds? -Randy
  3. Jason, thanks for PM'ing me the offer to try and find the missing Route using some of the destinations I remember. After sending them I texted you this: So, chalk that one up to being confused by the interface. Sorry for the bad mentions above, I do still think it would be nice if there was a more complete save feature, and who knows what caused the Plan it was showing to NOT include all the newer chargers I had added, perhaps that too is something that can be tweaked. Off to play with it some more. -Randy
  4. Oh, I thought you were going to PM me with some options, not "same options". I do know how the renaming works, it's just unexpected that each save generates a completely new file with the automatic title. 'Update saved' works unless something got lost along the way. "I have been working on New York so long and somewhere along the way New Mexico vanished and I cannot get it back", that's why I mentioned versioning.

    Not that that's what happened to me. I just lost all my work. Not sure what the UUID is, my understanding is that the Mac backs up the entire computer once an hour for the first 24 hours then it starts to overwrite those backups. If a UUID is something I could restore from those backups I could get my work back? The clock is ticking...

    Are you saying "all is lost, start again"? I could at least try to rebuild it from memory.


  5. I spent the last two days making an incredibly detailed route. Thanks for the great software, I can find no other solution that comes close. I located every J1772 and destination charger to circumnavigate the lower 48 states and put them into a single trip. There is no save function, to save my work over my previous work, no versioning, but what I have relied on is the fact that each time I go back into ABRP my route is there, unchanged. After finishing it yesterday evening I was writing a bug report for the guys at PlugShare for I was always losing data during this task (PlugShare.com was a major source for data on this trip since you guys cannot agree to share data, I did it by hand). They had responded asking for a detailed description of how to reproduce the issue, so I tried to quit and restart Safari, the data in PlugShare vanished, as expected (should call it BugShare), but my route in ABRP also changed, it was limited to California thru Texas, the very first hour of work I did on the route. I opened ABRP and closed it immediately when I saw the issue. Is there a way to recover my work? I tried to open it in Chrome but that showed a route I was working on the last time I had Chrome open. I thought it would show the route based on who you are logged in as, but perhaps the route is based on the cookies in the browser? [Geez, ironic, just lost a couple of paragraphs in this message, trying again] If the route I worked on for the last two days is gone what strategy should I have implemented? Save my work every time I get up and go back later and delete the extra ones by hand? Could you guys implement a working area or folder for the 500 versions I create? Or a versioning system, so I name the route and each time I save it gets a .1 or .2? Currently, it is impossible to see more than one saved complex route at a time on screen, and there is no creation date listed so it's easy to get confused. -Randy
  6. israndy

    Sharing Data with ABRP

    The link above: "https://forum.abetterrouteplanner.com/blogs/entry/12-contributing-driving-data-–-bolt-ev/" is not working
  7. israndy

    OBD Live Data Setup

    That will work, but if you guys are going to use this shortcut (https://abrp.mp/) perhaps you should get its certificate registered so people are not presented with this error.
  8. The link above https://abetterrouteplanner.com/blog/index.php/2018/09/09/generic-obd-and-torque-pro-setup-instructions/ is not working -Randy
  9. But there isn't a place for it. I wanted to try to set up a new folder, but that is out of my control. I was wondering if I had mapping software and an OBD2 connection if I couldn't actually take this car on a road trip, perhaps even move it to our cabin. Not sure where to post this discussion. Perhaps you guys could at least add "Other" to the Electric car sections and then when one car gets popular enough you could add a specific folder for that. Also, is there a setting so that threads I contribute to automatically turn on Notify me of Replies All in all, I am shocked others don't run this board software, it is really great. -Randy
  10. The link above https://forum.abetterrouteplanner.com/blogs/entry/16-generic-obd-and-torque-pro-setup-instructions/ is not working -Randy
  11. Schweet! Back to normal now.
  12. Yes, of course, sorry. But while I am mentioning it, what happened to the Plan Route button? It used to change to Cancel Planning or something, and that animation comes up, but it's below the position the window is open to, the only indication that you actually pressed the button is the scroll bar gets a little smaller. The link is: https://abetterrouteplanner.com/?plan_uuid=7d1080f9-e4b5-4cd2-86fc-49da70d33995 Hope this helps!
  13. If I zoom out it's easier to see. I also X'd out all the chargers it has me visiting for no reason, perhaps it's not days longer but it is quite stranger. This is my first time reporting a bug this way. So what happens? It doesn't appear too many people get their questions answered this way. But I wasn't really getting them answered via email either. -Randy
  14. Yeah, something has happened to the routing engine. I have a planned trip coming up next month and it was having trouble routing it, kept giving an error or not showing the route, or not showing that it was routing. Now the results are coming back but they are CRAZY different than they used to be. It's got me driving all over the country taking may more days and visiting tons of chargers to make this crazy drive. Black lines indicate selected route and charge stops -Randy
  15. Where are you from? Alameda, CA What car do you drive? For the last year a Model 3 What's the longest trip you've taken in your EV? I am retired so I have time to play, but my longest trip is still my first real road trip to Colorado on 80 and back via Zion. Am I the only one that didn't get ABRP at first? I think I did my entire first road trip with the Tesla Trip planner on their website. I mean, who knows Tesla Supercharging more? And the interface at ABRP is crazy until you sit thru it. But even the Tesla planner could only handle part of my trip, so I had to plan it in legs. I finally figured out some of the advantages of ABRP and the biggest one is the number of waypoints available. I was able to go back and add all the stops on my first few road trips including my first big trip, and have used ABRP as an archive of those trips. The only other product that comes close is RoadTrippers.com, which doesn't have the location of, really, any chargers. AND I just noticed, is no longer free to use. I will miss its ability to find attractions I don't wanna miss. I recreated the trip as a single leg and it still managed to take all my stops on a 22+ day drive. I would more than double the number I have visited in a year of driving and several months of playing the Most Superchargers Visited game. I think it is the ONLY product that could handle that effort. Heck neither the Tesla nor Apple Maps even do waypoints yet and WAZE only allows one extra stop. Telsa.com/Trips and Maps.Google.com both had only a certain number of them causing me to give up on both of them. Now if ABRP could only handle saving changes to a named route, and perhaps some level of versioning, at least keep the last route that actually planned w/o error in addition to the edit I am working on. I am sure there is a reason that each trip is unique, and it must be about the shared links, I notice long after I delete a trip if I refer to a link I previously shared it still has that trip in that state. I just think some way to keep the site from creating so many multiple trips each time you hit save would be a great upgrade. Oh, and would be nice if the local charger data could be handled more gracefully. A tie-in with Plugshare.com would nice, though they are trying to branch out to do trip planning themselves. I end up using their product to find chargers at my destination and then tying those into my ABRP route. Anyway, that's me, and why I am here. -Randy My three favorite vehicles, LTV Serenity RV, '57 TM3, and a Kiwano self-balancing Scooter

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