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Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 11-15-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,119
Posted By Texas
Go to climate, press on the icon showing air...

Go to climate, press on the icon showing air inlet from the outside, press fan only and "boom-shakalaka" you have air coming in.
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 11-15-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,013
Posted By Texas
Pioneers (as we say here in Texas) take the...

Pioneers (as we say here in Texas) take the arrows. I have no problems that I paid what I paid for my Volt, when I bought it last year. The R&D costs are always lapped into the early purchases of any...
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 11-15-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,351
Posted By Texas
I've started in 17 degree weather, but my Volt...

I've started in 17 degree weather, but my Volt "lives" in an insulated garage and I place a very small ceramic heater in the rear area under the hatch and pre-heat the cabin during winter. When I...
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 09-16-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,260
Posted By Texas
Time to turn the tide of "Public Opinion"

My background is in television news. In fact, I worked in the Soviet Union in television news before the fall of the Iron Curtain. I started on my degree in this business in 1970 (but was delayed by...
Forum: Chevy Volt OnStar Mobile App 09-07-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,162
Posted By Texas
I have an iPhone 5 but the OnStar app itself...

I have an iPhone 5 but the OnStar app itself fails so much in regard to doing remote starts, checking my charge, etc that I basically quit using it.
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 09-07-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,035
Posted By Texas
Sorry for the delay. I own two farms here in...

Sorry for the delay.

I own two farms here in Texas that are 44 miles apart. I use my Volt to drive between these two locations where I have 240 volt charging stations at each location. I "commute"...
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 06-09-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,051
Posted By Texas
I still get a big smile each time I drive my...

I still get a big smile each time I drive my Volt...
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-985672
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 06-09-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,035
Posted By Texas
CNN iReport Chevrolet Volt

I've just reached one year of ownership with my Volt and in that year, I accumulated 15,010 miles and have used less than 7 gallons of gasoline. On fact, I bought gasoline for my Volt for the very...
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 05-17-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,897
Posted By Texas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdNVE8uG5yE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdNVE8uG5yE
Sums up my one year experience of owning a Volt... And I've never regretted the experience.
Forum: Chevy Volt General Discussion 05-17-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,051
Posted By Texas
15,000 miles, 4.2 gallons only & no problems

I'm very close to the one year anniversary of the purchase of my Volt, a 2012 that I bought on June 5, 2012.

I probably own the most abused Volt on the planet. I drive it on gravel roads, through...
Forum: Chevy Volt Charging - Range 12-06-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,154
Posted By Texas
240 Volt Charging

For anyone new to the Chevrolet Volt, please note that you'll be much happier with 240 volt charger over the 110 volt charger that comes with your Volt.

I have two-each 240 volt chargers on two...
Forum: Chevy Volt Charging - Range 11-13-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,641
Posted By Texas
240 volt charger

I have a GE WattStation at one farm and an SPX Xpress at the other.
Both charge my Volt at basically the same rate but I like the GE WattStation a lot better. It has a nice night light on it, the...
Forum: Chevy Volt Charging - Range 09-24-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,834
Posted By Texas
70+ Miles Club

I could have gone 75 miles, but it was just too hot to drive without using the AC. This was an experiment I conducted, to see how far a Volt could go, if an emergency came up and the drive needed to...
Forum: Chevy Volt Charging - Range 09-21-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,641
Posted By Texas
I can't tell you what I'm getting in regard to...

I can't tell you what I'm getting in regard to MPG because I haven't been to a gas station in the 2,000 plus miles since buying my Volt in early June. Also, I am not aware of any such animal as a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-07-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,087
Posted By Texas
Good Luck and welcome

Congratulations on your Volt...

I had a learning curve and am still learning about mine and have had it for three months now. Still haven't been to a gas station yet......
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-06-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,768
Posted By Texas
The reason I bought a Volt, is because I rented a...

The reason I bought a Volt, is because I rented a Prius several years ago for a week while I was in San Francisco. I was very impressed with the Prius, but decided to buy a Volt and am very happy...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-06-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,329
Posted By Texas
The batteries in the Volt perform better in...

The batteries in the Volt perform better in warmer weather than in cold weather. Be "conservative" with the gas peddle and you will not place a great demand on the "juice" inside the battery... I've...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-06-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,745
Posted By Texas
My Volt set on FLickr

Monica...
Here is a direct link to my set of photos and stories about my Volt on Flickr...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/southwestusa/sets/72157630379404900/

One thought that occurred to me, if...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-06-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,745
Posted By Texas
Monica: When you buy a Volt, you might not get...

Monica:
When you buy a Volt, you might not get a tax refund. Do you know what tax bracket you are in? If you don't, you might need to talk to an accountant. For me and my wife, we pay so much in tax...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-08-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404,018
Posted By Texas
I'd also suggest talking to a CPA.. You might, or...

I'd also suggest talking to a CPA.. You might, or might not have a tax advantage by leasing. Me, I purchased my Volt. I've never leased a vehicle (or hardly anything) in my life. Probably a...
Forum: Chevy Volt Mechanical Problems and Questions 08-08-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,678
Posted By Texas
Complicated to change just for cosmetics

The antennae on a Volt handles the XM Radio, OnStar and GPS functions and GM did an enormous amount of wind testing on the car and the antennae to squeeze out every amount of momentum capable of...
Forum: Chevy Volt OnStar Mobile App 07-18-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,162
Posted By Texas
The OnStar app is a pretty poor routing tool...

The OnStar app is a pretty poor routing tool compared to a plug-in GPS.
Forum: Chevy Volt Pictures 07-18-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,189
Posted By Texas
Chevrolet Volt pictures needed

I'm having a wonderful time driving my Volt, owning it but most of all sharing pictures and telling stories about it though Flickr.

If you too like taking pictures of your Volt, please obviously...
Forum: Chevy Volt Charging - Range 07-18-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,531
Posted By Texas
In 2007, I rented a Prius in San Francisco so my...

In 2007, I rented a Prius in San Francisco so my wife, my sister in law and my niece could tour the wine country and revisit Fort Ord, where in 1970 I went through basic training.

I was very...
Forum: Chevy Volt Forum Polls 06-24-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 20,073
Posted By Texas
This was a good tip and I appreciate your sharing...

This was a good tip and I appreciate your sharing this. Today, after reading your post, I too drove without being fixated at all the info on the panel.

I'm still having a hard time with trying to...
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