| General Disclaimer
HV (High Voltage) DC (Direct Current) Warning:
Traction Battery Packs, Motors, Chargers, and other HV sources could cause serious injury or death if proper precautions are not taken while working on or around such High Voltage Direct Current sources.
Use this information at your own risk:
There is no warranty expressed nor implied and we are not liable for any of your past, present, nor future actions.
Even should you perform these modifications to the letter you could still damage any number of components in your vehicle causing it to no longer function.
Even if it appears to function properly your actions may cause it to self destruct with collateral damage to surrounding properties other than your vehicle.
By utilizing these ideas and instructions in an attempting to enhance national security, reduce gas consumption, vehicle "emissions", your carbon footprint, or smog, you do so at your own risk & peril.
In performing some of these modifications you may void your warranty with the vehicles manufacturer.
See also our EAA-PHEV:General disclaimer
Please visit the Conversion Interest page to help us gauge DIYers interest!
Blue is Ryans 2005 Tideland? Toyota Prius Package 1+.
It was initially converted into a Prius PHEV with 22485 miles on April 22-24, 2006 at the Inaugural Maker Faire. Blue is currently undergoing Hybrid-Pack Method configuration updates geared towards development of PiPrius kits.
It was purchased new on July 14th, 2005, the same day Toyota agreed to sell their RAV4 EVs (Thanks Toyota)!
See SEVA:Current events for a full list of Seattle EVA EVents.
See PriusBlue EVents for past and upcoming demonstrations.
View the Maker Faire Photos from the initial conversion at the Inaugural Maker Faire.