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Author Topic: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014  (Read 1258 times)

BSDThw

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ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« on: December 24, 2013, 05:40:38 PM »

Does somebody know why the FX 2014 Pack is different from a 2013 Pack at the Web-Store?
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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2013, 05:42:26 PM »

Especially in € ;)
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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2013, 08:13:07 PM »

The 2013 and 2014 ZF2.8 module system is incompatible >:( So you can't use a 2014 module in a 2013 bike, and vice versa.

I'm curious why Zero chose that route. I assume there is a good reason .. but it smells like either terrible engineering or terrible management.
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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2013, 12:18:15 AM »

I have to imagine there is good reason for it. I mean, why create a modular platform that is immediately obsoleted?

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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2013, 02:21:14 AM »

That is a bummer.... one of the reasons that I bought a year end 2013 was that I saw the power tank was using the same battery pack so it gave me some assurance as a buyer that there was a future in that form factor of battery pack...  I would like to know what is different if anyone has the scoop.
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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2013, 04:44:42 AM »

It has to be significant, different chemistry?
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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2013, 06:36:50 AM »

I believe they use the same cells as the 2013. It's possible that it has been tweaked slightly.
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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2013, 01:24:14 PM »

Maybe the Power Tank option need more data to manage the correct function.

I am sorry nobody knows for sure! Do you believe Zero answer this question?
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Re: ZF2.8 Power Pack Module 2013 vs 2014
« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2013, 03:51:13 PM »

This is a question Aaron should be able to answer, I expect zero are having Christmas break. It should be answered when they return.
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