YouTuber Repurposes a 50 Year-Old Classic Volkswagen With Tesla Parts

The best part is that he had no prior experience in converting vans.
Loukia Papadopoulos

What if you love all-electric vehicles and classic cars? How do you manage to combine both? 

YouTube video blogger Louis Cole from FunForLouis managed to do that by converting a vintage classic 50-year-old Volkswagen bus into an electric vehicle. The best part? He did it all with no prior knowledge of such projects.

This means that by watching his video you may be able to do it too, provided you have enough resources, time, and energy. Cole made the whole conversion using only Tesla parts and he says he has never been so proud of an achievement.

The orange van used to always fall apart when Cole first bought it and this is what made him decide to go all-electric. The process was far from easy, as the video shows, and the van even caught fire. Cole can be seen rushing to take it out with a fire extinguisher.

However, in the end, it did prove successful. We wonder: could this be the first Volkswagen all-electric vehicle with only Tesla parts or are there more out there? 

It is probably the first of its kind but we hope it inspires other amateur mechanics to follow suit and take on their own DIY electric van projects.

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