Installing a 6 Speed manual transmission in a Tesla
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Today we tackle the struggle of getting our gas powered Tesla ready for her new life by preparing a six speed manual transmission for her
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  • Rich Rebuilds
    Rich Rebuilds

    Me following up on my promise of taking a subscribers wife to Olive Garden -

    • Jordan Jank
      Jordan Jank

      Fuel tank in the trunk ofcourse, and a radiator in the front with a custom fiberglass tesla front bumper with a grill ofc for airflow

    • James Griffin
      James Griffin

      A proud boy to the heart back just like a hokey

  • zulema molinares
    zulema molinares

    Hello I admire what you do and I can’t believe the things you do incredible I will be coming back for three years in three years I’m going to contact you hopefully Answer I wanna learn a lot about you and I do have high hopes for you have a great idea no plan but it’s not just a great idea it’s a big big plan that many people would love hopefully you contact me in three years I will be coming back

  • Sebastian Chatila
    Sebastian Chatila

    Battery cars have only Auto Transmission because they do not have engines.

  • Rice&Beans

    Bro, you saved the world by doing this.

  • Ville-Valtteri Leppiaho
    Ville-Valtteri Leppiaho

    I bet the supercharge doesn't work

  • Sailing Anna Sara
    Sailing Anna Sara

    that app is a spy app man...

  • M D
    M D

    I visited a friend in Texas once who said he knew this awesome Italian restaurant, when we got there it was the Olive Garden

  • BryceLovesTech

    Rich I love your videos but this is the craziest yet. Put a gas motor is a Tesla so it can go slower??

  • BRS RC
    BRS RC

    Good God that is a klusterfuk of wires

  • Herkimer Snerd
    Herkimer Snerd

    I have a feeling that the fast charging will be disabled for the V8.

  • Keaxz

    Elon musk is watching you now and he will make you the ceo of tesla 😂😂

  • Karl Johnson
    Karl Johnson

    Why have I only just found your channel, really enjoying your content.

  • Michael Gia Huy Nguyen
    Michael Gia Huy Nguyen

    EV Fans get a heart attack watching this xD

  • Samurai Shampoo
    Samurai Shampoo

    Everytime I watch a Rich Rebuilds video now I jump at the sound of the BMW i8's door opening sound since my i3 does the same noise. 😭 I keep thinking someone is outside in my car.

  • roskoeheat

    Has anyone LS swapped a tesla?

    • custom creations
      custom creations

      As far as we know This is the Worlds First V8 Tesla

  • Ben Gillespie
    Ben Gillespie

    Dear tesla Fan boys, I was running low on salt, thanks for the refill

  • MrNoob

    What in the gta 5 is that

  • Carl23 Baldoz
    Carl23 Baldoz

    This project takes forever

  • Victor Lewis
    Victor Lewis

    You integrate the promotions so we'll I don't even have time to skip them when I realize you are trying to brainwash me.

  • Bthorn 50
    Bthorn 50

    I gotta hear this thing rumble...

  • Adam Ideus
    Adam Ideus

    I don't know about this because you're losing top end acceleration and speed in an electric car that's already fast I would have put the transmission to a electric motor for more torque

  • Brd Dukaty
    Brd Dukaty


  • Marco Aurélio
    Marco Aurélio

    you know what could be a good idea? to use the oversized screen (since no longer wont be used any way because its broken) to mount the Gear knob shifter, like a Renault 4L Gear know .. i bet you've never saw one. One of the most well designed 90's European vehicle. or is it 80's? i don't know. Thank God there is Wikipedia. Other good examples of European Beauty: Ciroen 2cv (litterally means it has only 2hp) Fian Uno (Or if you would like more speed, Fiat Uno Turbo i.e) and of course, the Tar smasher: Opel Corsa A Cheers

  • compjelly

    Why are you just keeping the V8 bottles in there the whole time lol

  • compjelly

    Beef jerky costs a lot because it is steak but it's also dehydrated to lose a lot of its mass.

  • aveshan pillay
    aveshan pillay

    When is the next video coming out

    • custom creations
      custom creations


  • Big Yeet Daddy
    Big Yeet Daddy

    All you had to do is give the dam referral code EM!

  • 16. Kaget Wijaya Omar Tadashi
    16. Kaget Wijaya Omar Tadashi

    Nice video... Greets from Indonesia... Maybe next project is "Placing Detroit Diesel 12V92 in Tesla Semi" 😂😂😂

  • Spencer 101
    Spencer 101

    Get a plate "TSLATRSH"

  • Jessica Copeland
    Jessica Copeland

    I've said for a long time... this is the greatest idea since sliced bread, for California hot rodders. You can't fail a car for emissions when there's literally no emissions certification for the chassis. It's just too bad the Tesla weighs so much... but the awesome aero coefficient makes up for it.

  • Eli

    Without a shred of doubt I know Elon is watching this

  • Bert Bert
    Bert Bert

    Automatic / FWD = 🚫 That thing is gonna be sick Rich! #DOGE approved 🚀

  • Grant Oakes
    Grant Oakes

    When done I'd like to see a video of you taking to an auto dealer to make a trade-in. THAT would be epic!

  • Grant Oakes
    Grant Oakes

    Automatic and front wheel drive, we don't talk to those people. THAT WAS HILARIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Pyre Records
    Pyre Records

    Was cracking up within the 1st 60 seconds ahahahah

  • Mr. Schmoe
    Mr. Schmoe

    I’m watching this wondering why Samcrac never finishes anything. 🤣🤣

  • KoreBoredom

    Car thief: "Yeah I can rob this sweet Tesla! EZ!" *breaks window and enters seat* Car thief: "..." Caf thief: "w-wait, what...?"

  • това́рищ. rA9
    това́рищ. rA9

    I can't wait to see the faces of people, the first time when you show up at a petrol station with a Tesla.

  • mouseanalyse

    We don’t talk to those people. Thank you Rich for saying what I thought. 👌

  • fugo

    I really fuckin hope that this car is going to end up with prior design bumpers and rear lip on it.

  • Randy Kumpf
    Randy Kumpf

    Tesla, RWD, Three pedal six speed, YES!!! - I love electric cars almost as much as dinosaur fuelers. Engine swaps are almost always more fun, no matter what. A Tesla Software Engineer let me drive hIs personal car (Thank you Syed) for about twenty minutes (Totally thrilling, my first electric car drive). Even the little German toaster i3 was fun.

  • Nelson Hernandez
    Nelson Hernandez

    Good luck looking forward to seeing this thing finally drive under gasoline power.

  • Cool stuff
    Cool stuff

    I WANT TO WORK FOR YOU .... seriously

  • Slug Stevens
    Slug Stevens

    “Daddy wasn’t there “ 🤣

  • Mujahed Hussain
    Mujahed Hussain

    Why don't you just buy a V8 and drive? What's the point here? Converting electric to gas...! 🙏

  • Cristian Alejandro
    Cristian Alejandro

    hahahaha the magnums!!!!

  • Gazzer McVenge
    Gazzer McVenge

    I laugh so much watching these

  • Ein Antonius
    Ein Antonius

    Imagine driving a straight pipe Tesla

  • Eric Nazario
    Eric Nazario

    Taking wives to olive garden? Any expectations after dinner? Asking for a friends wife

  • James Griffin
    James Griffin

    You a proud boy pull me wrong you not a proud boy

  • Ghoulish420

    0:48 WTF? ur cuckolding subs? im getting out of here.

  • Alden Crabb
    Alden Crabb

    Rich might be keeping his promises by taking someone's wife to olive garden's. But is he scamming us about the Tesla?

    • Alden Crabb
      Alden Crabb

      @custom creations so you have also noticed him spouting prime BS about linking up the Tesla's wiring loom into the new petrol setup in such a way as to stop it getting error codes? It's laughable!

    • custom creations
      custom creations


  • The RebTek Channel
    The RebTek Channel

    I hope you become successful in building that tesla. Finally that car will have some muscle.

  • Chad Mueller
    Chad Mueller

    Someone needs to do a Cumminsdiesel Tesla after this.

  • SkyEarthOcean

    Making an EV run on gas? What is wrong with you?

    • custom creations
      custom creations

      The condition is to new. The medical establishment has yet to figure out this devastating ailment

    • Chad Mueller
      Chad Mueller

      He is making it more badass.

  • enrique carcamo
    enrique carcamo

    Yo this so cool

  • Icham Lamour
    Icham Lamour


  • Krale Emil
    Krale Emil

    Go to a place where you can get a driving licenes and use this car

  • Armchair General
    Armchair General

    Front wheel drive automatic LS.... Yea it's best to pretend those people don't exist.

  • Breezy rider 23
    Breezy rider 23

    Cont w8 the resort for the v8 Tesla mood bro

  • Lucas Marques
    Lucas Marques

    Having a donor car, reusing it's electrical system makes absolute sense... But a standalone ecu could come in handy when they supercharge And let's be honest, rich is too much of a memer to not supercharge this thing...eventually

  • luca morin
    luca morin

    helon musk friend: dude look at what they doing helon musk: these guy love v8 😂

  • Hemed Ali
    Hemed Ali

    Lol drive it to a Teslameet!!! Once it’s done ofc...maybe in like the next 20 episodes 🤷🏻‍♂️

  • Mike Makuh
    Mike Makuh

    Why not just junk it take all the money you would save and buy a new Corvette?

    • Mike Makuh
      Mike Makuh

      @Chad Mueller Thank you.

    • Chad Mueller
      Chad Mueller

      @Mike Makuh you have a point sir

    • Mike Makuh
      Mike Makuh

      @Chad Mueller "Tesla"? ' and "True car guy"??????? What is EVEN the connection!

    • Chad Mueller
      Chad Mueller

      Thats not what being a true carguy is about.

  • Daniel Dickson
    Daniel Dickson

    Family : **walks around without Dad** Uncle Rich:.... Free real estate 😂😂😅

  • Marius Baban
    Marius Baban

    V8 swap cheeper than a new battery

  • Sigmoidal Worm3
    Sigmoidal Worm3

    I really like this like a big fuck you to tesla lol

  • Matthew Pace (STUDENT)
    Matthew Pace (STUDENT)

    When you're done with ice tea, you should repair a DeLorean

  • Sal Thomas
    Sal Thomas

    Are you going to drop a video today or nah? 🤨

  • kevin thompson
    kevin thompson

    i really hope the thing between u and samcrac is just crap

  • James Young
    James Young

    Where is thr Leenda..or Linda walk by?? I thought you were equal opportunity. Shame!

  • Александр Абрамов
    Александр Абрамов


  • beforebefore

    Who's taking bets as to whether or not this ever gets completed, running and driving... properly? Then what about licensing and safety inspection? Oh... Samcrac... you say you're taking those bets?

  • Vincent Chang
    Vincent Chang

    that's an interesting car. I'll buy it off your hands for 8000 dogecoins.

  • showgirls around the world a dancer family
    showgirls around the world a dancer family

    What is all this weird stuff in the beginning?

  • Luis Pacheco
    Luis Pacheco

    funny thing that happened this week. someone tried to scam me with your profile pic on Facebook.

  • Dakota Rodriguez
    Dakota Rodriguez

    you got ripped off. that arizona tea is the same oz as the can. gas stations also up the prices on the normal cans too.

  • gewoontimm

    imagion Rich pulling up at the gasstation with this tesla.. people would think he is one of those that try to fill up an electric car.. and then Rich starts filling up like a regular car :P

    • Chad Mueller
      Chad Mueller

      Imagine this car standing at a supercharger spot, than firing up the straight piped LS.

  • Yavuz m3
    Yavuz m3

    We all know why he’s taking the winners wife to Olive Garden

  • Jonathan Martinez
    Jonathan Martinez


  • Houdini 415
    Houdini 415

    I want to 1jz swap tesla one day. They have 90deg shifter extensions for your dash and Trans being close.

    • Chad Mueller
      Chad Mueller

      That would be great. Or a Cummins Diesel Tesla.

  • Taylor C
    Taylor C

    This like stringing a Guitar Hero controller.

  • James McGlown
    James McGlown

    Wow...she won and you cant take her out....bunch of racists....😂🔨....this is a lame!!!100%

  • Elite Vision
    Elite Vision

    Hey Rich I have a few idea that I think we could work on together if you're interested let me know and we can collaborate

  • Jim Burns
    Jim Burns

    Lol “we don’t talk to those ppl”

  • Triple X
    Triple X

    Why did they put in the Burt seats and the broken dash board or is it temporarily

    • Triple X
      Triple X


    • custom creations
      custom creations

      Just using them for mock up. They will be replaced eventually

  • Charles Parnell
    Charles Parnell

    Just out of curiousity. Could you not somehow (if you know someone, or yourself), hack into the computer of your tesla and enable fastcharge, and block them from having any access to control your car? What kind of shtty company has the audacity to remove features from a car you purchased. Its your property. Isn't it? Or is there not an aftermarket solution to this? IF not, there should be... hmmm?

  • Joshua Nunez
    Joshua Nunez

    upload now👿

  • yobryan88

    This is a crazy complex project, and for that reason, you must succeed!!! Perseverance!!! Lets gooooo!

  • Sixer

    Joshua is like Lurch but with coolaid

  • Siakol Yano
    Siakol Yano

    Great for trolling the HOV lanes.

  • The 2 Musketeers
    The 2 Musketeers

    Hey rich one question will you try to get working heating and ac in this car?

  • Quinn Mortensen
    Quinn Mortensen

    So excited to see the process. This is awesome brother.

  • KTMS Kj
    KTMS Kj

    good job man

  • mudasir khan
    mudasir khan

    4k at 1 million subs. would've been great!


    Wait what tf that's the bmw i8 sam crac it works 😂😂😂

  • A Jen
    A Jen

    Great build guys👍 I've swapped a 5.3 V8 into a 2011 chevy colorado, takes a lot of thought and research. Can't wait for your next video.

  • Rich Levo
    Rich Levo

    Rich, where is the mini man? You need to watch the original film of the Italian job, its such an icon British film🇬🇧. You can then see what a mini can do!! Don't mess with the mini, just make it in to an original Italian job mini 🚗 (we are in the self preservation society, its from the film)

  • Trevor Booth
    Trevor Booth


  • adriancol

    Mad respect for Rich, no one even comes close on ALgone.