ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

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Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

Post by lowdown dirty rat » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:01 pm

Super cool.
Hows it preform?
Any issues?
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Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:36 pm

lowdown dirty rat wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:01 pm
Super cool.
Hows it preform?
Any issues?
Still WIP and will probably never be 'finished' because it's very much a development vehicle :D

We're planning some video and write ups in the spring (and long trips next summer) so will update here when I have news.

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Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:36 pm

Simple pleasures... an automatic light for the charge port :)
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Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:49 am

so much Tesla battery plumbing :)
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Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

Post by Cl1ffy » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:33 am

What an amazing project...

@kevin are you offering this conversion commercially to other bus owners? No idea if I could afford it... but I’m interested!

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Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

Post by Kevin Sharpe » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:46 pm

Cl1ffy wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:33 am
What an amazing project...
Many thanks, it's a blast :D
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Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:33 am
@kevin are you offering this conversion commercially to other bus owners? No idea if I could afford it... but I’m interested!
No, we're developing knowledge and technology that we share as open source on the Open Inverter forum;

https://openinverter.org/forum/

We do run electric vehicle conversion courses in Ireland;

https://openinverter.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=491

And the bus will be at Fully Charged Live show in May if you'd like to take a look and have a chat;

https://www.ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic ... 0&t=124313


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Re: ICE Breaker - converting a 1967 split to electric drive

Post by Cl1ffy » Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:19 pm

Thanks Kevin - I am watching with interest!!

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