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by teresah
Fri, 14 Sep 2018, 16:37
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Toyota Hiace poptop conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 1955

Re: Toyota Hiace poptop conversion

Thanks guys for your experience.
My guess is I am chasing a rainbow with this vehicle. Too bad.
Might just have to wait a few more years for dipping my toes in the EV arena
(and still driving Hybrid Camry's for defence fleet).
If anyone has any more cheery news I would like to hear it!

Greg
by teresah
Fri, 14 Sep 2018, 11:27
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Toyota Hiace poptop conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 1955

Re: Toyota Hiace poptop conversion

Something is wrong with these calcs surely? Not sure of my battery nous but surely 12 bats give more range than this?
I need something like 100 - 120 kms to make a reasonable area to be able to reach.
by teresah
Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 14:37
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Toyota Hiace poptop conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 1955

Re: Toyota Hiace poptop conversion

Yep, My camper looks exactly like this photo - albeit with a few more kays on it. My guess is there would be plenty of room under the seats in the rear for batteries but that may be problematic for any venting during charging - not sure what the rego nazis would say about this. Also not great for th...
by teresah
Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 12:17
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Toyota Hiace poptop conversion
Replies: 17
Views: 1955

Toyota Hiace poptop conversion

Hi, Our trusted (petrol) family Toyota HIAce motorhome has wheezed itself to a meeting with the undertaker. It is well past an engine reco and have been scratching my head about whether to just throw it away (a pity as it is well setup) or to try and find some way to keep it alive. An EV conversion ...