Post pics of your Kona..

Discussion in 'Hyundai Kona Electric' started by BlueKonaEV, Jul 23, 2019.

  1. Oilberta

    Oilberta Member

    Ceramic Blue on 2-tone grey interior. Canada has legalized pot. This place is a 1/2 hour crawl from my house.

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  2. FlbrkMike

    FlbrkMike Member

    A Kona EV and legal weed. Best of both worlds, or something like that.
     
  3. electriceddy

    electriceddy Well-Known Member

    Ultimate
     
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  4. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    I think that the US will be there in a few years.. Other states are seeing how much tax revenue legal weed sales create in states where it is already legal. Public opinion has turned on that topic too.. Most people now favor full legalization. I personally favor legalization of all drugs as it should not be governments business to determine what an adult puts into their own body. Of course, DWI/DUI laws should still apply but what somebody does with their body or puts into their body should not be governments business, period! The only "drug laws" I favor are those involving minors as they don't have the judgement of an adult.
     
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  5. XtsKonaTrooper

    XtsKonaTrooper Active Member

    One learns from history but the US forgot about their alcohol prohibition days and how the mob, got rich over it.
    Of course in Canada, ex politicians and ex lawmakers are heavily invested in Licensed Producers. Hehehehe
     
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  6. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    Ideally, people should be able to grow their own.. but government wants the tax revenue..
     
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  7. electriceddy

    electriceddy Well-Known Member

    Not true, they only get the revenue from the seeds, max 4 plants per residence:
    https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/cannabis/
     
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  8. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    I see.. I'm not sure if it is legal, even in small amounts, to grow it yourself in the US States who have legalized it.. My state only has medical marijuana legalized but recreational is not even though they recently stopped enforcing prosecution of possession of small amounts due to new Hemp laws. As their tests can't tell apart Hemp from Marijuana, they can't enforce any laws prohibiting marijuana possession.. They should just legalize it completely..
     
  9. ehatch

    ehatch Active Member

    I had the front silver trim wrapped in carbon vinyl, dipped the logo; full front has ppf, dimpled ,and grey skirt areas have ceramic coating;chrome deleted the side skirts; rear cargo logos were painted versus dipped,except "electric."The wheels are about 4-5lbs/1.8 - 2.2kg lighter than OEM.


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  10. ehatch

    ehatch Active Member

    Thule should be paying us for the advertising :p I have the Helium Aero 2 Bike Rack
     
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  11. Henrysaunt03

    Henrysaunt03 New Member

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    Got it yesterday in Maine, USA. SEL. Delighted!
     
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  12. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    looks very sharp!
    I wonder if your car's efficiency got better with the lighter wheels? Rotating mass is worth multiple times any other weight reduction. I have seen it when I was drag racing. I took .20 off my 1/4 mile time just by changing to the lightest available wheels.
     
  13. Bugblndr

    Bugblndr Member

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    2019 Ultimate Ceramic Blue. Picked it up yesterday, then drove 50 kms to a hobby shop to get parts for my 1:10 Lipo powered cars.
     
  14. BlueKonaEV

    BlueKonaEV Well-Known Member

    Love your color choice... but I'm biased!
     
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  15. ehatch

    ehatch Active Member

    I haven't lost efficiency that's for sure,even with the more open wheel design.I do think I am getting more efficient range than EPA tested,and I drive spirited when the traffic permits.Use the AC,open the moonroof, windows slightly, XM always on. Without actually timing my acceleration, I think it has improved when I can control the torque steer,with the squealing Nexens. It will be interesting when I do the reverse, H rated Pirelli Ice Zero FR winter tires [225/45/17] on the OEM wheels.I look forward to less to no tire squeal.

    I am curious to see what after market all seasons Kona ev owners replace the stock tires with. Michelin Cross Climate aren't aggressive enough for me.

    Model 3 owner passed by my Kona EV the other day while charging,and said it's like the bat mobile :p
     
  16. ehatch

    ehatch Active Member

    That blue is really nice,with the contrasting white roof;why they don't offer it for all models bewilders when these are shipped from the factory.Consider getting ppf on the front to protect the paint.Dimples,they may not do due to the detail needed [DIY ceramic coat it],but ask for the charge door at least. Just saw a Model 3 video where the guy regrets not having done so. We kind of share that flat front surface. Showing the pits from [highway] driving.
     
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  17. SkookumPete

    SkookumPete Well-Known Member

    The two-tones are only available on models without a sun roof. This may be a matter of production efficiency or simply that there would be less surface to show off in the second colour.
     
  18. electriceddy

    electriceddy Well-Known Member

    It does look sharp with the pillars and the mirrors
     
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  19. KonaTom

    KonaTom Active Member

    Well my lady finally got her preferred Kona EV. Now Scarlett is sitting beside Electra. She waited only 4.5 months.

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  20. apu

    apu Well-Known Member

    Both very sharp looking cars KonaTom!!!
     

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