jojje63
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I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

Here is my take: 2015 with a Willys77 1933 sedan body converted to a pick-up. As you can see it's not done yet but it is running :D
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

Fantastic! What a fun project. What did you include/exclude in your transplant?

Now, for a sound system producing space-ship reverberations... :roll:
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jojje63
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

Thanks,
Almost everything but the SRS stuff is still there. The bottom/chassis is still i-Miev. Had to move almost everything to fit the new body so it's still a lot of work, but it's fun :D
This is a pic of the process
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JoeS wrote: Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:19 am Fantastic! What a fun project. What did you include/exclude in your transplant?

Now, for a sound system producing space-ship reverberations... :roll:
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

This is amazing!
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

Outstanding! I’d appreciate more on how you got it to run without SRS. My crashed parts car stopped restarting after I disconnected the instrument cluster and didn’t respond to reinstallation. It’s been stuck since… only item that can’t be reinstalled is the power steering rack (sold it). I’d like to reuse the drive unit in a project vehicle.
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jojje63
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

I removed the SRS computer and it still starts, not sure about anything else since most is still hooked up but I found a lot of good info here https://318iev.blogspot.com/2020/03/
If your ECU detected a crash I think you will have to ask Mitsubishi to unlock it
jojje63
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

here is a short video of a test drive https://youtu.be/kAzEAYpt_ps
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

That was not the direction I assumed seeing 'hot rod i-imiev', I was expecting an LS1 crammed in the backseat.

Epic! Noticed Sweden, but unfortunately i'm Stockholm. :)
jojje63
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

Yes that would be fun too, for about a day :D
This is more my style. Not even one person has guessed I'm building an EV when I' tell them I'm building a new hot rod, so mission accomplished :mrgreen:
I won't drive it to Stockholm any time soon so you have to come south if you want to try it!
dopey wrote: Tue Jul 26, 2022 4:22 am That was not the direction I assumed seeing 'hot rod i-imiev', I was expecting an LS1 crammed in the backseat.

Epic! Noticed Sweden, but unfortunately i'm Stockholm. :)
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Re: I-Miev hot rod, anyone?

Pretty cool!

What's the backstory on the donor car? Was it a wreck?
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