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by Gregski
Mon Dec 19, 2022 5:02 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

Well, it works for motorbikes, so... :) Planning to reinforce the firewall there? May already be stiff enough of course. very interesting point I do see it flex when the pedal is depressed, however there is a backing OEM Chevy bracket already on the cabin side but I think it may need some reinforci...
by Gregski
Mon Dec 19, 2022 3:38 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

mjc506 wrote: Mon Dec 19, 2022 9:40 am Ahhh, so you're going with 1 brake pedal for each wheel? (You're missing a master cylinder) :)
ha ha, right? headed in that direction, I'mma gonna need a passenger at all times just to drive the truck

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by Gregski
Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:19 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

then it was time to make a new brake pedal push rod IMG_1098.JPG The AnyWhere ViceRator 3000 TM (patent pending) IMG_1100.JPG but only after completely running out of welding wire first !!! wouldn't have it any other way, holler are me if you can relate IMG_1102.JPG IMG_1104.JPG IMG_1106.JPG
by Gregski
Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:15 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

this gave me the opportunity to hone my skills with my fairly newly acquired toy: The Grindinator


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by Gregski
Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:12 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

I absolutely have no luck with these Milwaukee hole saws, them and I don't get along, here I demonstrate how a 2 1/2" hole saw does not fit into a 2 1/2" hole

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by Gregski
Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:11 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

did I mention the Tesla Model S BOSCH iBooster comes with this secy aluminiuniunium round super duper bracket adapter thingie


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using the Mighty Vac brake pump jug as a pilot hole centererer tool
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by Gregski
Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:09 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

so we don't want that offset bracket we want to mount this iBooster flat against the firewall like Elon intended like so IMG_0859.JPG IMG_0861.JPG but since she don't wanna sit flush just the way it comes out of the box, we had to moch it up with some spacers IMG_0863.JPG just to see how and if we c...
by Gregski
Sun Dec 18, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

so something that has been bothering me during this entire brake setup ordeal is this silly Chevrolet original brake bracket that offsets the booster and master cylinder like 10" further away from the firewall and uses a leaver effect to multiply the pressure applied by the pedal, in other word...
by Gregski
Sun Dec 18, 2022 7:54 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck
Replies: 688
Views: 43111

Re: 1971 GMCe Lexus GS450H BMW 530e Tesla Model S powered Electruck

so first thing I done did was bench test this Tesla Model S BOSCH iBooster gittie up since the seller offered it at nearly 50% discount since he never tested it and could assure me it was in working order, s fingers crossed I wired it up using my Honda CRV iBooster wiring harness of the same generat...
by Gregski
Sat Dec 17, 2022 5:30 pm
Forum: Tesla
Topic: I bought a Tesla Model S iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: I bought a Tesla Model S iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

... so now you have 3 brake boosters? 2x Bosch Gen 1, and 1x Bosch Gen 2? ... why? ... how many braking pedals are you installing? Looks spiffy. LoL, excellent question, here are two reasons why I bought the Tesla iBooster unlike the Honda and many other Gen 1 iBoosters it sports a full size brake ...
by Gregski
Sat Dec 17, 2022 5:15 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

Hmm, very persuasive. Did it concede that your argument was superior? ... Spent some time vine swinging in the Amazon. Found residual valves for $13 shipping included, and proportioning valves for $18. I'm somewhat skeptical that they're proportioning and not just adjustable residuals. ... and they...
by Gregski
Sat Dec 17, 2022 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Questions about Gs450H gearbox
Replies: 4
Views: 992

Re: Questions about Gs450H gearbox

Thank you all for your support ! Since i made this post ive been doing daily researsches and i'm commited to go with the gs450h setup! The thing is i coulndt find any seller that would ship to my counry (Saudi Arabia), so i gueuss it will take a long time to source the inverter and tranny. the gs45...
by Gregski
Sat Dec 17, 2022 2:48 am
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

then I used the Damien Technique to persuade the (remainder of) the lid off

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by Gregski
Sat Dec 17, 2022 2:46 am
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

this next section aint for the faint of heart I bought a heat gun and I aint afraid to use it! IMG_1351.JPG IMG_1352.JPG having gently peeled the lip off this lid I was beginning to think that when the Germans said this aint no serviceable part, they may have meant it IMG_1354.JPG IMG_1356.JPG
by Gregski
Sat Dec 17, 2022 2:43 am
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

here I point out where the two black plastic pieces come together in holy matrimony

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below, note how the four screws come in from the other side [pronounced: "impossible to git to"]

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by Gregski
Sat Dec 17, 2022 2:38 am
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

I love buying single purpose specialty tools, so I went out and bought some more, cause owning hex and torx bits aint enough, now we need torx sockets IMG_1332.JPG well and then even undoin' the four bolts that hold the platypus black plastic box section down, I still could not remove it Why am I do...
by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 10:53 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

As someone once said to me when I asked if they had a security torx bit set... "Yeah, here's my security torx bit set" And then they slid over their drill bits. Or maybe it was a dremel and a slot screwdriver. Either way. Eeesh. $30 + shipping for the 1 bit you'll need, once. Exactly, let...
by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 9:41 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda Accord iBooster Gen 2 - Now what?
Replies: 25
Views: 803

Re: I bought a Honda Accord iBooster Gen 2 - Now what?

now this is more my speed when it comes to building your own tedious wire harness

Tuley's Wire Werks Bosch iBooster Gen-2 Universal Wire Harness


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by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 9:27 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda Accord iBooster Gen 2 - Now what?
Replies: 25
Views: 803

Re: I bought a Honda Accord iBooster Gen 2 - Now what?

alright I just totally stumbled upon this Tulay's Wire Werks Bosch iBooster Gen-2 Connector Kit by accident whilst trying to Google the first gen BOSCH iBooster pedal sensor Tulays Wire Werks iBooster Kit.jpg kit-0003.jpg ibooster-gen-2-wiring.jpg ibooster-gen-2-pedal-travel-sensor.jpg
by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 9:22 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

and here is what I recon is the part number, the little square doo dad did not make my iPhone go anywhere, but I can't help but wonder if it is the same part number as the one on my Tesla Model S first Gen iBooster Part Number: 7812 5 170816 (maybe ??? not sure if that's really what it is) IMG_1328....
by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 9:13 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

I must admit in all my days and days of experience working with this thing, I did not expect this pedal sensor to look like this:


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by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 9:10 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

and delivered ahead of schedule, praise be to Bezos !

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and we in business
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by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 7:38 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 57
Views: 1456

Re: I bought a Honda CR-V iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

it appears what I would call the pedal sensor is held on by 5 Pt. EPR Torx bolts, don't take this for granted, these are not the dime a dozen 6 point torx we are familiar with


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by Gregski
Fri Dec 16, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Tesla
Topic: I bought a Tesla Model S iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: I bought a Tesla Model S iBooster Gen 1 - Now what?

and a few days later it arrived at my doorstep


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by Gregski
Thu Dec 15, 2022 7:44 pm
Forum: Honda
Topic: I bought a Honda Accord iBooster Gen 2 - Now what?
Replies: 25
Views: 803

Re: I bought a Honda Accord iBooster Gen 2 - Now what?

my Lars's's's iBooster GEN2 connector kit €99,00 (inc. VAT €119,79) the dude even wrote me a lovely note, [what is this? Customer Service???] I shall have it put together in a couple months no problem

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