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  1. 1976 Volkswagen Transporter - Purplebus

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all My conversion I have been working on for the last couple years is a 1976 bay. I got a solid body out of Wyoming with a failing motor for $3000 turned around and sold the motor for $800. It came in a deep metallic purple. I kind of like it. I bought the straight 100 V hyper 9 kit...
  2. Solar Powered Step Van RV

    All EV Conversions and Builds
    I have a 2003 Workhorse/Morgan Olsen Step Van (formerly UniFirst delivery vehicle) with a 15 foot cargo are that I and a friend are converting into a Tiny House/RV. I have 2250 Watts of solar panels on the roof (6X LG 36v 375w) and a 48 volt battery bank with 400ah, and more capacity on the way...
  3. Battery trailer - 100 volt

    Batteries and Charging
    Hello all - new to DIY I have almost completed a build of a 76' vw bus. Using the netgain hyper 9 100 volt model and a starter battery pack with 5 tesla S batteries. I am contemplating adding another 5 for 52kWhr. I pulled the middle seat and have a custom fold down bed and table...
  4. Help needed in Western USA/Canada

    Batteries and Charging
    Hey DIYEVers, I need help/direction with my project kicking off this summer 2018. If you visit my projects webpage you will find most of the details for where the project is standing, which is all just plans at the moment. Currently I am looking for professional/experienced DIYer help to...
  5. Solar Energy - A Way To Cut Down On High Energy Costs

    Solar energy, the renewable energy source which has been in news for the last several years has made quiet inroads into many homes, factories, businesses, into our cars and appliances and much more. But, yet it is a rather misunderstood energy. It was expensive to commercially exploit solar...