Are Electric Motor Swaps the Future of Tuning? | WheelHouse


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  • Donut Media
    Donut Media   2 months back

    Be honest, would you ever consider doing an electric-swap build? I think an electric NA Miata would be pretty sick.

    • john
      john  2 days back

      What’s the price on this swap?

    • Ali D.P.
      Ali D.P.  1 weeks back

      @QuinnRickersonTV well there's the Taycan Turbo S so 😂

    • Emanuel Garza
      Emanuel Garza  3 weeks back

      Hell yes !!!!!

    • TheLittleAcura aka A-SPEC!
      TheLittleAcura aka A-SPEC!  3 weeks back

      @Jay Stepp Instant torque AND the possibility of torque vectoring...

    • Arin B.
      Arin B.  3 weeks back

      Depends on the cat

  • Send Nukes
    Send Nukes  4 days back

    Don’t let Richard Hammond know that there’s a new Rimac

    • Joe R
      Joe R  5 days back

      So, $4k for 120hp and 175 ft/lb motor. So...$4k for similar performance to an early 80's V6 Grand Prix.

      • Andrei Yang
        Andrei Yang  6 days back

        Ring knowingly sold products that weren't digitally secure, their employees look at your footage for fun and without your permission, somewhat like the NSA, and people are getting their doorbells hacked with the criminals constantly ringing and beeping it and demanding Bitcoin, with customer support being unwilling or incapable of helping. Luckily you can physically just turn it off or take out the battery. They're backed by Amazon, hence why they haven't been taken off the market yet and the news has been suppressed. Don't buy one.

        Also, great video for getting people that have no understanding of Electric cars to get the basics down, and sort of easing people into the idea rather than claiming instantly it's better and turning people on the fence off the idea.

        • Bramanta Nararya
          Bramanta Nararya  6 days back

          as long as it is manual i would do it

          • Subie King
            Subie King  6 days back

            Short answer. No

            • KELLOGR 27
              KELLOGR 27  7 days back

              I would electric swap a Peel P50 and do weight reduction by going to the gym

              • dfpguitar
                dfpguitar  1 weeks back

                You dont need to spend a lot on an EV if you salvage from scrapped vehicles.

                Something for the drag strip doesnt even need windows or an interior.

                • Jonah Mauldin
                  Jonah Mauldin  1 weeks back

                  But the vroom vroom noises bro? 😞

                  • Empress Peach
                    Empress Peach  2 weeks back

                    I mean we are talking about ripping out everything that made the car that car. The engine is gone, the suspension is gone... literally it's just the frame.

                    • Edry Eng
                      Edry Eng  2 weeks back

                      would u guys do a video about honda city GM6?

                      • Overlord Kilo
                        Overlord Kilo  3 weeks back

                        The dream would be an electric Merc 6x6

                        • Red Rooster
                          Red Rooster  3 weeks back

                          This video gave me hope for the future, Hope that I desperately needed. Thanks Donut. Thank you Nolan.

                          • Eric
                            Eric  3 weeks back

                            I am lucky to get 100 miles per tank in my 20r 1975 toyota pickup. Time to swap it electric. F the ls I've been building if ime gonna get less mileage

                            • Standardbred Adventures

                              There isn't heaps of charging points in Australia.

                              • LANNY RUDNER
                                LANNY RUDNER  3 weeks back

                                I converted a 1992 NA Miata to electric. I think it's pretty cool. The head of Donut knows about my conversion.

                                • Aerial QS
                                  Aerial QS  4 weeks back

                                  James: farrrarri.

                                  • dennis berube
                                    dennis berube  4 weeks back

                                    The Quickest and Fastest drag race motors since 1992 have come out of my shop.
                                    1ST to the 10s,9s,8s,7s and only motor in the 6s and 200 plus mph.In a bike and now fitted in the Don Garlits SW38/Holley dragster.
                                    IN STOCK NOW A 5 SECOND MOTOR in Phoenix.
                                    Dennis Berube
                                    [email protected]

                                    • Brendan Walsh
                                      Brendan Walsh  4 weeks back

                                      Are electric swapped cars the furture of tuning??.... I rly rly hope not

                                      • Broseph Est.19XX
                                        Broseph Est.19XX  4 weeks back

                                        Honestly I like electric, it'd be a cool daily but what got me into cars was engines. Just all of the intricate parts with tight tolerances come together and changes a hunk of metal into a screaming monster is insanely awesome. The sound, smell and feeling cannot be replaced in my eyes.

                                        • lorton190
                                          lorton190  1 months back

                                          i know electric cars will bring a massive influx to car culture

                                          • Sir Rivet
                                            Sir Rivet  1 months back

                                            Yeah I can install an electric plug in my garage but, I don’t uh have a garage. Also there’s only one charging station in my town of 60’000 people. And this is is not a city you can walk.

                                            • Adam Dominguez
                                              Adam Dominguez  1 months back

                                              Electric swaps are the future...but Ill hold out on my IC Motor... its the flaws that make them special, smells, vibrations, heat (other words the Inefficiency)...Ill just know Ill be slower than these👆🏽

                                              • Bike Trials Bucharest
                                                Bike Trials Bucharest  1 months back

                                                But, what happens if you money shift it? The classic 1-2-3-2. There are no valves to float, or anything to lag behind and damage something.

                                                • marios Ram
                                                  marios Ram  1 months back

                                                  let normal people buy electrics, so we petrolheads have more fuel left on the planet to use 😄😄😉😉

                                                  • Benjo Sianogorski
                                                    Benjo Sianogorski  1 months back


                                                    • MotorManiac
                                                      MotorManiac  1 months back

                                                      Yo! Don’t EVER swap the Demon’s 840hp v8 with an electric

                                                      • Samuel Witmer
                                                        Samuel Witmer  1 months back

                                                        so hold up your saying this whole time we could have had electric cars with just regular transmissions? wouldn't that be a way better way to go than 4 small motors?

                                                        • Immortalcheese
                                                          Immortalcheese  1 months back

                                                          in 20 years i'll probably electric swap my WRX, keeping the manual transmission

                                                          • bigboi rimerez
                                                            bigboi rimerez  2 months back

                                                            maybe if more electric cars had engines like a formula e car and they made noise people would not complain as much, because i want to hear feedback when i drive not just silence.

                                                            • taco meat
                                                              taco meat  2 months back

                                                              I wouldnt electric swap but id be down to own a CR-Z

                                                              • Hauptmann Joachim Totenkopf

                                                                the link for the "Ring" Doorbell product you guys gave doesn't work. just tried it now & it gave me a "404 Error" page... I've been trying it all morning, checking, making sure I spelled everything correctly, & still no luck :/

                                                                • ЛАДАРРО
                                                                  ЛАДАРРО  2 months back

                                                                  I hate the stupid emission regulations, that push every automaker into making shitty hybrids. I like the fastness of EV's, but the charging costs(here in finland) and i like the sound and simplicity of petrol cars. Fuck you EU

                                                                  • Thunder 17
                                                                    Thunder 17  2 months back

                                                                    hybrid my type good acceleration good top speed

                                                                    • NeedForSpeed2004
                                                                      NeedForSpeed2004  2 months back

                                                                      Seems like NOS no longer sponsors the channel after they gave James a heart attack

                                                                      • Amano Yuuji
                                                                        Amano Yuuji  2 months back

                                                                        Now imagine if ElectricGTE gets a 2020 Supra and swap it with an electri motor

                                                                        • Gabriel Leloup
                                                                          Gabriel Leloup  2 months back

                                                                          What about a big ass speaker on electronic car that make the sound of a motor 😂

                                                                          • videman21 O.g.
                                                                            videman21 O.g.  2 months back

                                                                            I'm gonna make an '86 corolla electric in the next couple I'm fooken ready

                                                                            • A_Man11
                                                                              A_Man11  2 months back

                                                                              i actually work for a guy who does this its pretty cool just very difficult to get people who want to get it swapped

                                                                              • PaaPs
                                                                                PaaPs  2 months back

                                                                                vanity plate in the us is only 50$???? In my country it's 1.5k euro...

                                                                                • twistedyogert
                                                                                  twistedyogert  2 months back

                                                                                  I wonder if an electric conversion would eventually be cheaper than buying a new electric car.

                                                                                  • FXIIBeaver
                                                                                    FXIIBeaver  2 months back

                                                                                    "Off the line" and that children is the problem with electric cars.

                                                                                    Edit: so have any of these Eletric cars actually clocked faster than a fossil fuel car?........ Didn't think so

                                                                                    • Velocity Disorder
                                                                                      Velocity Disorder  2 months back

                                                                                      The only thing i dont like bout electric cars is 1. Range and 2. Charge time.

                                                                                      When i can charge my electric car as fast as my bmw then ill buy one no problem

                                                                                      • IamGrognak
                                                                                        IamGrognak  2 months back

                                                                                        if u electric swap ur mustang im unsubbing

                                                                                        • MC 12
                                                                                          MC 12  2 months back

                                                                                          I want that convertible 😍😍😍

                                                                                          • Saint Legna
                                                                                            Saint Legna  2 months back

                                                                                            These are the few reasons i hate electric vehicles . 1. have to wait and charge it cant just pull up fill up and b out. 2. If right now every car in just the usa was electric over night the usa power grid would break. Almost happened during the bitcoin mining boom. 3.they all seem to be ugly
                                                                                            4. Their to quite nothing i love more than just hearing my cones fly over and a ass hole in tesla driving through my site cause it inconvenienced them..

                                                                                            Theirs my reason... dont get me wrong i love that all electric AE86 drift car i saw some were and would love to have one

                                                                                            • Shift -Z
                                                                                              Shift -Z  2 months back

                                                                                              electric powerswap is boring, its cuts the soul/sound out of a car. Tho it might make classic cars more popular (because of self driving/electric cars are as dangerous as any new car....potentially) Style will once again become king.

                                                                                              • darkinertia2
                                                                                                darkinertia2  2 months back

                                                                                                1:38 his high pitched voice sounds like the guy from fitment industries lol