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by Grungle
Mon, 18 Oct 2010, 17:39
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Grungle's Morris Minor Van
Replies: 12
Views: 5864

Grungle's Morris Minor Van

A lot of time has passed...not much has happened... But this weekend I got into it: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y173/ozgrungle/Morris/16102010.jpg Removed the rear http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y173/ozgrungle/Morris/16102010004.jpg Underside of the front cabin section - some repairs required...
by Grungle
Tue, 27 Apr 2010, 04:04
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Grungle's Morris Minor Van
Replies: 12
Views: 5864

Grungle's Morris Minor Van

Ok, despite not having planned much on the EV side of things, there is still lots of mechanical work to do. I had a few spare hours today and stripped most of it: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y173/ozgrungle/DSCN7306.jpg From this... http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y173/ozgrungle/DSCN7307.jpg Pr...
by Grungle
Thu, 15 Apr 2010, 15:05
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Grungle's Morris Minor Van
Replies: 12
Views: 5864

Grungle's Morris Minor Van

Here's a (hopefully) basic question: In an effort to reduce up-front battery costs, is it possible to fit the vehicle out with motor, wiring, controller etc capable of 100km/h, but initially only install batteries capable of 60km/h? Could more batteries then be added down the track to bring the rang...
by Grungle
Thu, 08 Apr 2010, 15:03
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Grungle's Morris Minor Van
Replies: 12
Views: 5864

Grungle's Morris Minor Van

Thanks for your replys guys. Woody - If I'm honest, this project only came about becuase my wife wanted something "cool" to drive, and I didn't want the hassle associated with a 55 year-old internal combustion engine! It was always going to be a classic though...something a little different. I'm not...
by Grungle
Tue, 06 Apr 2010, 21:03
Forum: Members Machines
Topic: Grungle's Morris Minor Van
Replies: 12
Views: 5864

Grungle's Morris Minor Van

So here is our starting point: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y173/ozgrungle/04042010003.jpg For some time I've been thinking about EVing this 1955 Morris Minor 1000, and after finishing this project recently: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y173/ozgrungle/DSC_1387.jpg I think we're ready to star...