1956 Land Rover Series 1 (107") Safari Station Wagon - EV Project
It has a old holden 206 petrol 6 sylinder egine, So lets get the wings off and remove that old ICE.
Then we test fit the new EV motor, and also did some paper templates of the adapator plates.
Compare of old vs new
Is plenty of space the motor seem to be about 1/2 the size of the old motor. But the leaf inverter has about a 120mm over hang so need to split that off so it can be off set back. So we take off the top section and lose the over hang. Top is the charger and junction box for all connection, plus it acts as a alternator to do dc to dc charging of the 12v Aux battery. Its only 2 HV wires connected from it so easy to relocate.
Some more paper testing to get the cad correct and then we cnc some plates and connect a series belhousing on to out leaf motor.
We did not use the 6 cylinder belhousing and sourced a 2.25 petrol engine bell houses and we have now made plate for adapating to 2.25,2.5, TDI and TD5