News On Our Progress

Upgraded and Uprated Rear Suspension

Today got the LHS rear suspension reassembled. Every component of the rear assembly was updated and upgraded. The rubber bushings were all replaced (trading 35 year old rubber for new rubber), with…

20 August 2016

Jeff Cooke

Powder Coating Rear Suspension

DIY powder coating is a slow but very satisfying process. The paint coats are super hard and if done correctly very even. The parts from the rear suspension have been cleaning up well - really just…

30 July 2016

Jeff Cooke

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Rebuild of the DeLorean front suspension - Check Cooling/Heating design and drawings done - Check Interrogating the Tesla steering wheel - No Check The Tesla steering column has been a challenge.…

16 July 2016

Jeff Cooke

Received New CANbus Kit

In order to operate at the CANbus speeds necessary for Tesla CAN and to take advantage of configured SavvyCAN software, I ordered the CANKit from EVTV.me. The kit comes with an Arduino Due and a shield…

4 April 2016

Jeff Cooke

Tesla Motor Inverter / Controller

One of components of the Tesla drive unit that is critical to controlling the motor is the inverter. The inverter takes in DC power (in this case about 400v) and converts it to the three phase AC power…

3 April 2016

Jeff Cooke

And So The Journey Begins

Introducing the TesLorean project (a Delorean with a Tesla motor). I got the Delorean 4 years ago this week and have been learning, researching, building and preparing for the conversion to electric. There's…

2 April 2016

Jeff Cooke