This site contains many links
to other sites. Although I make every effort to monitor my links and keep them up
to date, I cannot control the contents of sites that I've linked to. A link from
this site is not an endorsement of the linked-to site, nor does it signify my approval/knowledge
of the contents of that site. If you notice that a link is inappropriately labelled,
misleading or irrelevant, then please inform me via the 'Broken Link' facility on
the links page, and I will investigate as soon as possible.
This site also contains many freely available images,
which have been obtained from multiple sites around the web. Copyright and ownership
of these images is impossible to determine; therefore the images are displayed on
the assumption that permission has been given and that they are part of the public
domain. If this is not the case, then please inform me of your claim to ownership
of an image and I will remove the image from my pages, if you wish.
More Legal Bull:
Blah, blah, blah, waffle, waffle,
waffle, legal jargon that no-one reads and doesn't mean anything anyway; you still
get sued, blah, blah. Of course, I don't take any responsibility for the actions
of those who read this.
I assume no responsibility for loss, injury or
death, of either yourself (or others!) while attempting to build/use any of the
projects or ideas mentioned on my site. The same goes for loss or damage due to
running code downloaded from this site (though I do check my files regularly for
Your safety is of
course, your concern but please be careful and exercise due caution. Common senses
will tell you whether to attempt something or not. If you buy a MIG welder through
the post like I did, you'd better read the operating instructions/cautions. Also
remember that as shorting out a traction battery can cause a rather spectacular
explosion. Follow some simple advice I picked up from the EV guys in the US -
Tape your wrenches! Ensure that the spanner that you use to tighten your
battery terminals with has one end sheathed in insulation tape!
on a Prius, as a minimum - remove the orange Service Plug and place it in your pocket.
Rubber gloves are a good idea too. Review and follow the guidelines published by
Toyota for their technicians.