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What is your hobby?

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by SirGalahad, 26 Mar 2019.

  1. SirGalahad

    SirGalahad

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    I don't really have a hobby as such but what I am planning to do is buy an old car Porsche 924 or 968 and convert it to all electric.

    Has anyone planned or tried something like that?
     
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  3. conny

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    Not in to cars, to me they are a means of getting from A to B
    My interests are factual history of the second world war and woodwork. Have recently bought a small lathe and am hoping to be able to learn how to wood turn.
     
  4. Will be very expensive, a 924 is and Audi engined car BTW.
     
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  5. Notch7

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    Yeah, I'm currently putting a diesel engine into a Tesla :ROFLMAO:
     
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  6. SirGalahad

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    :eek::LOL:
     
  7. SirGalahad

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    I am planning to buy an old wreck and rip everything out, get the bodywork fixed and then go from there.

    Just to add I would need to learn everything about electric batteries, motors etc - I would be fine programming it all though.
     
  8. Will still cost a hell of a lot..
     
  9. Notch7

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    I think its quite a cool project to do (y)
     
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  11. I think it's a waste of time and money, but each to their own.
     
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  12. SirGalahad

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    Isnt that the definition of all hobbies?
     
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    I think it would be cool too. I’ve been into cars previously but not now.

    I still have a Mk2 Golf with a 3.2l V6 engine in it that needs finishing off. I took that back to the metal and built it back up from a shell.

    I remember seeing a VW Polo that had been converted to electric.
     
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  14. Of course, and it's your time and your money, no harm in that.... but I feel it will be a lot more money, hassle and time than you think. But I would suggest doing plenty of research first, as it will be £'000's
     
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    This guy in America is doing well out of it, he has an order book of 3 years

     
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    Apparently, Duracell are fairly good.
     
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    Now this type of hobby / project has me intrigued.

    Sounds like it could be very expensive mind you, but good luck with it!
     
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