JBFromOZ's E-Minor project

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JBFromOZ's E-Minor project

Post by JBFromOZ » Fri, 06 May 2016, 20:59

I have just recently acquired a 2013 Prius C that had been rear-ended, totalled from insurance perspective.
It's done a total of 1200kms from new, so is in awesome condition mechanically and electronically.
I am now working through the legislative issues to transplant the entire drivetrain into my 1959 Morris Minor Ute.
Panels for the Ute are indoors and in very good condition, so whilst the chassis looks a bit rusty, the conversion to front wheel drive and associated metalwork will of necessity involve changes pretty much all over.
End result will be a fairly lightweight, awesome looking hybrid classic

I look forward to catching up with Perth members shortly to hopefully gain some useful directions from the regulatory challenges I expect to face.

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Post by 4Springs » Sat, 07 May 2016, 13:03

Wow, that's quite a project!
So far I'm impressed just by the 'before' photos.

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Post by Adverse Effects » Sat, 07 May 2016, 15:10

yes wow

you may need to fab up a full new frame because that one wont be suitable and i doubt strong enough
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Post by JBFromOZ » Sat, 07 May 2016, 18:38

yeah i've been inspired by the team at http://www.badobsessionmotorsport.co.uk ... pisode-12/ if they can do that with a mini, i'm sure a prius into a morry will be "piece of piss"
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