New EV Charger ready and awaiting the R1T (Dino Electric)

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Had an electrician over today doing some service panel upgrades. My custom Dino Electric pump is now in service! This project has taken nearly as long as I've been waiting for my R1T.

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Its a 1940's Bowser & Co. gas pump (restored in Dino apparel) with a 40A Level 2 charger and customized plug / handle. The pump handle actuates the J-1772 latch when attached to the vehicle. So pulling up on the trigger is actually functional! Love that.

A few minor changes still to do. Going to swap out the signage to say "Dino Electric". Planning to change the "Ethyl" vinyl to something else as well. Any ideas?

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For now, its charging my BMW i3S.

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A few minor changes still to do. Going to swap out the signage to say "Dino Electric". Planning to change the "Ethyl" vinyl to something else as well. Any ideas?
Do you have solar panels? Maybe "SOLAR"? Or if you subscribe to a "green tier" from your power provider maybe "GREEN" or "WIND/HYDRO"?
 

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Maybe change from ETHYL to Joules, Seems an apt comparison.
By the way I love this installation. I could see this "Electron Pump" becoming a niche market.
 

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That's incredible, very well done!
 

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Now that is Drool worthy! Well done!
 

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Wow!! Now this is creative and fantastic. Outstanding work!
 

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Amazing!!
 

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It's be really cool if the numbers rolled back as you charged !!
 

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Had an electrician over today doing some service panel upgrades. My custom Dino Electric pump is now in service!

Planning to change the "Ethyl" vinyl to something else as well. Any ideas?
My dad had a service station for nearly 50 years, in a state that it’s still illegal to pump gas. He was full service the entire time. Even when I was just helping out I would get scolded for not washing windows or checking oil. This is such a great idea and so well executed. My pop will get a kick out of it.

My suggestion is Ampere.
 

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That is super cool. My suggestion would be Electrons.
 

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