Installing my Electric Car Charger - What Could Go Wrong??

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Comments • 7 180

  • AvengerDK
    AvengerDK 2 days ago

    Wow Linus takes vacations to work too? I just need a media group then.

  • Savage Lemon
    Savage Lemon 7 days ago

    Best episode ever

  • Emmanuel Rebolledo
    Emmanuel Rebolledo 7 days ago

    sooooooo many in-your-endos

  • M DeAngelo
    M DeAngelo 7 days ago

    I'm sad that no one said Linus got CAP blocked

  • Thishan Wijesinghe
    Thishan Wijesinghe 8 days ago

    I want the voice inside my head to sound like Brian's voice......

  • ZaneB141
    ZaneB141 9 days ago

    13:40 Linus is trying to cut his own wrists

  • Edmundas Miezelis
    Edmundas Miezelis 9 days ago

    hire that electrician guy

  • FantomLightning
    FantomLightning 10 days ago

    I want Brian to be my husband...

  • sinni800
    sinni800 10 days ago

    5:40 is it really a good idea to be in there without mouth protection? Isn't that glass wool!?

  • HomerPimpson
    HomerPimpson 11 days ago

    Chris Prat?

  • The Collector
    The Collector 11 days ago

    So youbupgraded to 240 the european standard. Time for america to join the modern world

  • Prostaff RF97a
    Prostaff RF97a 11 days ago

    Nice stringing machine there Linus :D thexvid.com/video/02xtdkBR4ho/video.html

  • longfei yin
    longfei yin 11 days ago

    Hi Linus,may i invite you to test our company's car charger? it's aluminum metal,dual usb, soft LED light and quick charge 3.0,we decided to produce it after 2 years consideration! thanks and will keep watching your channel ^_^

  • George Kelly
    George Kelly 12 days ago

    He still has the fake engine noise speakers hooked up

  • SingedPuma
    SingedPuma 12 days ago

    This episode is just filled with dirty jokes...


    WeLcOmE tO HeLl!

  • Arcane Cannon
    Arcane Cannon 13 days ago

    "Wow, Electricity..."

  • Cyborg sheep
    Cyborg sheep 13 days ago

    lol

  • Cyborg sheep
    Cyborg sheep 13 days ago

    btw its called a bubble stick not a level

  • Wackypocket
    Wackypocket 14 days ago

    where the fuck is the pink civic linus

  • Wackypocket
    Wackypocket 14 days ago

    fucking Canadian worried about which side the next person who owns his house is gonna keep there electric car on

  • Trevor Jones
    Trevor Jones 16 days ago

    Why is it always a dick measuring contest??

  • Wojciech Gromek
    Wojciech Gromek 17 days ago

    17:16

  • Hussin Mohamad
    Hussin Mohamad 17 days ago

    10:59 I sometimes forget you guys are from Canada.

  • Atari 2600
    Atari 2600 18 days ago +1

    R.i.p Linus cats

  • ruediix
    ruediix 19 days ago

    Index of some of the innuendos:
    4:00 I just know where it's going and I . . .
    4:35 I think all the access holes are kind of in use here . . . Oh wait, I see one!
    5:20 OK, so you're going to stick a screwdriver up?
    5:25 Oh Hi there, have you met my friend, Mr. Pokey?
    5:30 OK, now you can poke something through a hole . . . OK, can it be black and really thick? . . . I'm gonna say yes. . . . Yeah you are! It's properly sheathed; It's ribbed for her pleasure! . . . Oh my god it's really long! . . . That's Good . . . OK, you've had enough have you?
    6:45 I actually have wood as well . . . You got wood Linus?
    7:10 It might not be straight, but it's 22 inches long right now . . .
    7:45 I'm going to get my drill!
    8:00 I've got my own screws, their just as good as your screws . . . Which Screws shorter, Linux? . . . Their actually slightly shorter, but not in a way that matters. . . . It's not as thick either, Linus.
    8:30 All right, who's screw is longer now, bring your's back!
    9:55 Oh! So, that's all the fun bits inside!
    10:15 So at this point you just stick it in there . . .

  • ruediix
    ruediix 19 days ago

    Electrician is really bonding on that geek stuff.

  • Jonathan Perez
    Jonathan Perez 19 days ago +1

    Siemens is the name of the guy that pretty much started the company all those years ago in Germany, John Siemens.

  • Rob Estey
    Rob Estey 20 days ago

    What was your Hydro bill before you bought the new EV car and then after. Just curious. Living in AB which gets mucho colder down this way so a purchase makes me pause. Thanks. Good video.

  • Rob Estey
    Rob Estey 20 days ago

    Old Navy saying - "Never cut towards your thumb - ALWAYS cut toward your Chum". Words to live by> Ready Aye Ready.

  • Jay Pastrana
    Jay Pastrana 21 day ago

    Siemens is actually a reliable electronics company (Aside from the Nazi association), aside for their unfortunate name and past association. Yeah, they make decent electronics.

  • Apache Attack Helicopter

    Brian : It’s so long! Me : That’s what she said

  • Wolfkillz
    Wolfkillz 23 days ago

    Hmmmm... what if you install the electric car charger on the car?????🤔🤔🤔🤔

  • Kolokolo Kolokolo
    Kolokolo Kolokolo 24 days ago

    The electrician could be a comercial Voice 😀

  • Jorge Medina
    Jorge Medina 25 days ago +2

    When did Chris Pratt become an electrician?

  • roscoe baram
    roscoe baram 26 days ago

    is that charger rgb

  • WalkingIphone
    WalkingIphone 27 days ago

    5:28 I’m fucking dead 😂😂

  • David Parrott
    David Parrott 27 days ago

    you can tell hes an electrician because he cuts just to side of the stud and not in the middle making the patch easier

  • William Rivera
    William Rivera 27 days ago

    What happened to your cats, Linus?

  • Turnspit
    Turnspit 27 days ago

    Gotta love those American cardboard houses...!

  • Nobody Special
    Nobody Special 28 days ago +9

    "Nothing flammable"
    *has paint and cardboard boxes near*

  • Justen Powell
    Justen Powell 28 days ago

    ALL THE DICK JOKES

  • george Washington
    george Washington 28 days ago

    Next is "making my pc electric"




    Wait

  • Walt P
    Walt P 29 days ago

    Linus has an SV650?!

  • myfatcousin1
    myfatcousin1 29 days ago +1

    Siemens is a unit representing
    1/resistance

  • Some Kunt
    Some Kunt 29 days ago

    n

  • Atticus Mayne
    Atticus Mayne Month ago

    yummy siemens uwu

  • delta2force
    delta2force Month ago

    5:13

  • Sam reach
    Sam reach Month ago

    He laughs alot

  • Enforcer56 !
    Enforcer56 ! Month ago

    I thought he got a Tesla smh

  • AnimeLover 223
    AnimeLover 223 Month ago

    I Hear things like its for pleasure and stuff, while I dont even have the video pulled up on screen

  • oneman2001
    oneman2001 Month ago

    Wondering how much power a house typically has coming in, my place in the UK is around 100amp @ 240v. Though newer properties can be as low as 60amp.

  • Jaded Empath
    Jaded Empath Month ago

    There's an old saying of contractors: "It's $20/hr....$30/hr if you want to watch, $40/hr if you want to help." I figure Brian MADE BANK off his work for Linus (and it sounds like he had more fun and laughs than usual)

  • Laz Lesperance Jr
    Laz Lesperance Jr Month ago

    First rule of replacing networking. Document every single thing before you replace the gateway.

  • Anthony Arroyo
    Anthony Arroyo Month ago

    The electrician laughs like call me carson

  • Tom Wudyka
    Tom Wudyka Month ago

    1:05 , how dads answer the phone

  • Obsidian Cloud
    Obsidian Cloud Month ago

    This remains the best LTT video to this day.

  • Krane
    Krane Month ago

    Power cars the worst possible toy you can get for your child. Kids need exercise -- especially boys. Don't do it. This has been a PSA from your "get out and exercise campaign."

  • Andrew Merrell
    Andrew Merrell Month ago

    Should have gotten the JuiceBox
    Anyway, I did the same for my leaf. 😁

  • LightliiDone
    LightliiDone Month ago

    Linus: what could go wrong?

    *oh no*

  • D3vitron
    D3vitron Month ago

    How to die:
    Step one: take a shot every time they say a dick joke
    Step two: profit!

  • Encantada-vacation
    Encantada-vacation Month ago

    lose those bloody flip flops FFS

  • MINECRAFT YOUTUBER!

    In Ireland we can just plug it into the mains since its 240v 60hz

  • DaUHardcoreCraft
    DaUHardcoreCraft Month ago +1

    This is not 240v charger this 200v it is connected between 2 phases of 120v but because their phasesift is 120° and not 180° the voltage is 200v.

  • Tobyn Genn
    Tobyn Genn Month ago

    there is a siemens truck in my neiborhood

  • Riley Scheeter
    Riley Scheeter Month ago

    His laugh sounds like Chris Pratt

  • Laron Dormeuse
    Laron Dormeuse Month ago

    Linus went full " Did you just assume my tools/hardware"

  • rrcoster
    rrcoster Month ago

    Brian a funny guy sounds like a cool electrician.....Everyone else said anyone that watch Parks and Recreation he looks just like character Chris Pratt

  • Roger Burtnick
    Roger Burtnick Month ago

    you have a tennis ball so you know when your car is in the proper spot in the garage Linus?
    *facepalm*
    ok I have to do it... get out your wallet
    cough up your man-card
    your membership is suspended for a period of no less than 3 months for this first offence
    any further infractions will result in additional suspension of membership and therefore privileges as well

  • Rishabh Singh
    Rishabh Singh Month ago

    This brian guy reminds of of chris pratt's andy dwyer.

  • TexCraftMine
    TexCraftMine Month ago

    i want brian

  • thereign
    thereign Month ago

    He looks like Chris Pratt

  • Andrew Nguyen
    Andrew Nguyen Month ago +1

    Wait what happened to Linus's cats?

  • Dylan Bardsley
    Dylan Bardsley Month ago +1

    Linus seemed like an excited child building Lego with his dad in this video

  • b10rain
    b10rain Month ago +1

    Why do you own an electirc car?!?!
    Don't you realize that gas burns much cleaner than coal. Where do you think electricity comes from? COAL!!!
    To make an electric car... One must first build a giant battery.
    In making that battery... The equivalent energy required, and subsequent pollution, is equal to that of building a standard combustion car and driving it 80,000 miles...
    To repeat... The amount of energy used and pollution caused by a standard gas vehicle with 80,000 miles on it... Is equal to the amount of energy and pollution caused by simply making the battery... Before you have a single mile driven...
    This is why an American company that receieved 400 million dollars in government subsides... WENT BANKRUPT!!!
    Anyone? ANYONE AT ALL?!?!
    Righteousness calls for more than simply good intentions... Intropectivity is required.

    • b10rain
      b10rain Month ago

      Alberta Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia run primarily off coal moron...
      There aren't enough dams in Canada let alone North America to get off coal. They rely heavily on nuclear power as well...
      Only idiots preach solar energy on a massive scale...
      What's next?!?! Tide and wave energy... Gimme a break.
      You're just a giant ball of confusion and good intentions... And seemingly rage...
      Good luck.
      Introspectivity is a bitch...

    • b10rain
      b10rain Month ago

      You talking to yourself in a mirror or what? Never heard such projection in my life... Whatever you need to tell yourself...
      Canada's entire electrical grid running off hydro-electricity... BAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!

    • Jaded Empath
      Jaded Empath Month ago +1

      Wow, such ignorance. I barely know where to begin...

      Mostly, Linus is Canadian, and the majority of electricity used in that country is from hydro-electric generation, so no coal. Most of your argument is moot.

      I could go on about the rest of your massively flawed arguments about "one time costs vs. recurring costs" and corruption and fraud being irrelevant to the topic of 'petrol vs. electric', but the overwhelming tone of fanaticism coming across in your terse prose shows everything will fall on deaf ears so I'm cutting my losses at this point.

  • Urashion Skkrrr
    Urashion Skkrrr Month ago

    here's an idea, (hire him)

  • Taylor
    Taylor Month ago

    So backing the car into the garage to reach the cable would be too much work

  • brianr101010
    brianr101010 Month ago +1

    Heh, heh, heh.... Yeah, help. ha,ha,ha

  • SetecX
    SetecX Month ago +1

    Nice car. I have one like it too but a 2018. The Chargepoint charger seems like it would be more up your alley with the wifi/monitoring/app.

  • todd scholefield
    todd scholefield Month ago

    Get a Cummins

  • Juozas Domarkas
    Juozas Domarkas Month ago +1

    Watching Linus try to flex on Brian is adorable!

  • DVids
    DVids Month ago +1

    You should read "SIEMENS" with "Z" - "ZIMENS"

  • Alexandru Costache
    Alexandru Costache Month ago +8

    "It may not be straight but it's 22 inch long" - Linus, 2018

  • DeadlyBrianX
    DeadlyBrianX Month ago +5

    You should have kept the Civic, it would have outlived you Linus.

  • Pythonissam
    Pythonissam Month ago

    "ribbed for pleasure"

  • The Butter Collector

    Brian is a hero.

  • Mike Cleveland
    Mike Cleveland Month ago +5

    Being that I have always felt somewhat inferior to Linus (when it come to computers), I want to enjoy Linus not being at all familiar with AC power. However, this is quickly offset by him admitting his weakness in this field and calling a professional. I wish more people would make that same choice instead of watching an episode of a DIY show on HGTV and thinking they are an electrician.

  • Scooty789
    Scooty789 Month ago +4

    Why am i watching this i can't afford an electric car xd

  • Gustaw Fita
    Gustaw Fita Month ago

    Actually Siemens should be pronounced like zimens, because in german S is read more like Z

  • RGC2005
    RGC2005 Month ago

    The Canadian innuendo. IT BURNS after touching the shiny......

  • Kyss
    Kyss Month ago

    its a soft s and a long i so its siiiiimens

  • BLAH4460
    BLAH4460 Month ago

    Need to change the name of the video to Dick size comparing with an electrition.

  • Terminal Cancer
    Terminal Cancer Month ago

    Emasculated in his own damn house... 😭

  • blapis89
    blapis89 Month ago +2

    I work at Siemens and they install you one of these for you in the parking spot if you buy an electric car, which is pretty cool :D

  • NitroDS ARTZ
    NitroDS ARTZ Month ago

    BBC. BIG BLACK CABLE.

  • Sondre Alvsvåg
    Sondre Alvsvåg Month ago

    Siemens is actually Norwegian, thats why it sounds weird

  • diynevala
    diynevala Month ago

    Richard could have a channel just like this video, it would be called JustDickTips

  • Nicholas Green
    Nicholas Green Month ago +3

    I have the same car, same year, same color! Just FYI: the stock charger is capable of level 2 charging with a cheap $60 adapter. Should add that in and save people some money! No need for a large charger.

  • Jeff The Potato
    Jeff The Potato Month ago

    Brian is love Brian is life

  • Logan Angellotti
    Logan Angellotti Month ago +2

    Brian has the best laugh, KEEP HIM

  • Bailey Dodd
    Bailey Dodd Month ago

    These are the good vids we want linus