News On Our Progress

Trip Computer

The trip computer is probably the most important of the controllers in the TesLorean (and there are a lot of controllers).  The trip computer coordinates activity between the other controllers entirely…

23 August 2019

Jeff Cooke

Custom Half Axles

The main mechanical connection between the Tesla components and the DeLorean is the link between the rotational output of the Tesla transmission and the rear drive wheels of the DeLorean.  The Tesla drive…

11 April 2018

Jeff Cooke

Gas Flap Hood

My DeLorean cam with a grooved hood.  To refill the tank with gas (petrol) it was necessary to lift the hood (bonnet) and access the gas cap. The first DeLoreans in production had a special small flap…

3 March 2018

Jeff Cooke

Driveunit Mounted

Mounts for the Tesla drive unit (motor, inverter, transmission) completed (although not painted yet). The welding is ugly but functional. I used the existing engine and transmission mounting points for…

22 June 2017

Jeff Cooke

Tesla DCDC Converter - Design Insights

"Houston, we have a problem". I've been messing around with the DCDC converter from the Tesla 2015 70D. In this configuration the DCDC is a simple device. It steps down the 400v from the battery pack to…

4 May 2017

Jeff Cooke

A123 Battery Pack From a 2014 Chevy Spark EV

Well the battery has landed!! It is a A123 battery pack from a 2014 Chevy Spark EV. The 2014 Spark EV was the only year that carried the A123 battery modules. The pack contains 4 modules of 92.4v each…

17 March 2017

Jeff Cooke