Finally got around to editing together some video and stills into an introduction to the EV. Love to know what you think and whether you would like to see more? Continue reading Introduction to the EV – video
Are you into cars or motorbikes? Do you wish you had somewhere to work on them in comfort? Do you live in South Manchester? I’ve spent the last year hunting for a space to work on my EV conversion projects with no luck. The only options I’ve found have been either too small, or industrial units that I can’t justify on my own. So, I’m … Continue reading Want to share a garage?
As you will know if you have been following this project, I’m a little disappointed with it on two fronts so far. First, the range, and second, the power. I now have a plan to address both of these issues. Range extender First up is an additional battery pack. Now that I have rescued the batteries from my extreme range test (they turned out to … Continue reading Moar POWER
Though there’s still a long way to go on the first DIY EV project, I couldn’t resist a cheap car which will form the basis of the second one. Continue reading DIY EV Project Number 2
The aerial on my DIY EV BMW Z3 was snapped off and I couldn’t find a quick replacement. So I set about fixing the broken part. Continue reading Fixing BMW Z3 Aerial
I designed and printed a wireless charging dock for my Samsung Galaxy S21 to go in my DIY EV. Continue reading Wireless phone charger
My first full week as the driver of a DIY EV was…eventful. Let’s start with the bad. On Tuesday, I did what you might call an ‘accidental full range test’. As in, I ran out of juice on the way to collect my daughter from a class and had to dump the car and jump in a taxi to get her. Because I haven’t really … Continue reading I’ve been driving in my car