5 Mistakes Made at Various EV Charging Stations


I will share with you 5 mistakes I made at various charging stations. You may feel embarrassed if there are people around, but you should be grateful if there is someone around the station who can explain things to you. When there was no one around, I had to spent a long time to figure things out myself.

1. For the evGo fast charger, pay attention to the tricky lever to unplug. I did not read the instructions, could not unplug it, it was my fault.

2. For the Clipper Creek charger, make sure you follow the correct order and sequence. There was no instruction on how to use it, you have to use trial and error, I was lucky someone explained it to me.

3. For the Blink faster charger, the charger itself was faulty, it was my first time and I was not familiar with the charger, there was no one to ask for help, so I wasted a lot of time to experiment on how to get it working. When I tried a second charger, the unit was not faulty, it was pretty easy. You only need to pay attention to how to latch it and how to unplug it.

I hope by sharing my mistakes, this video can save you time and frustration. Happy charging.

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Flat Tire-My Most Embarrassing Moments,Unbelievable, I’m Shocked


I am pretty handy and resourceful but I have to admit my recent most embarrassing moments. Although I’ve had many flat tires in the past, I was surprised and shocked at how little I knew about my new Nissan Leaf.

This is the story: our new Nissan Leaf (a newly leased car) got a flat tire in the middle of a parking lot. So, not the first time, just calmly figure out what to do, right? But then I noticed both left and right had earth moving equipment moving in. and realized that the parking lot was going through construction and renovation. Now I was under pressure just to move the car to somewhere else. Still, not a big deal, just a flat tire, right? Wrong again. Now I am sharing my mistakes with you so that you do not have to make the same ones. Certainly I wish someone told me this (before my flat tire accident).

I am grateful to the construction team, if you are watching and smiling, who did not bulldoze or even tow my car, and in fact were both patient and helpful.:]

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Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS

I paid a total of $25 plus tax and got a free data plan along with some free voice and text. The voice has some echo, so I am only using the data plan as my gps in the car. The service is from freedompop. If you have your own Sprint cell phone, you may pay $20 to use the “Bring Your Own Device” program, a little cheaper than what I paid (I don’t have a unused Sprint cell phone lying around). Even though freedompop does not promote their free data plan service as much, I will show you how to downgrade your plan to get the free service.

I will also show you my cheap and simple way to attach the cell phone in the car. Thought it does not look glamorous, this is one of the most practical and useful life hacks. Please subscribe especially when you need ideas or inspiration. Also please leave comments below, and share your own DIY results (we understand this DIY result may not look the best, hope your inspired result would be better looking :) For other ways to mount your cell phone or gps, please check out this video:
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One more note: the free data plan is not an unlimited data plan, so you still need to watch your quota. Also you are getting something free or cheap, so don’t expect the best support.

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The Cheapest and Simplest DIY Cell Phone/GPS Mount in a Car


If you want to use your cell phone’s map as a GPS, or if you can’t use your GPS windshield mounts because it is illegal in over half the U.S, then this video will provide you with the cheapest and simplest ideas for all different types of cars.

This is one of the most practical and useful life hacks. Please subscribe especially when you need ideas or inspiration. Also please leave comments at youtube, and share your own DIY results.

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4 Ways To Remove An Oil Filter Without Special Tool, DIY – in 4K UHD


Most times the engine oil filter is not too hard to remove, but occasionally you may encounter a very difficult one. When that happens, if you can’t locate your best special oil filter wrench or you don’t have another driveable car to run to the store, this video should help you. It would be nice if you can make use of the tools you already have in your garage. Depending on what items you have and the kind of car you have, I will show you 4 different ways to remove a stuck engine oil filter. Again it should not cost you much. Note that your garage may have somewhat different items, in which case my video will inspire you to find your own solutions.

Note that tools for oil changing are not that expensive. However, if you can’t locate them or if you don’t DIY often, simple tools shown in this video could come in handy. If you do change your own engine oil often, then investing in better tools may not be a bad idea.

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