building a keymachine to run off car 12v

HI, My dad is a locksmith and a old school diy'er. his birthday is coming and i want to build him a small keymachine that will run off car 12v. i just need a high rpm 12v tolerant motor that can take abuse....any suggestions

cazmundi (author) 10 years ago
thanks spinach_dip i appreciate the help i found what i was looking for ten minutes from home
spinach_dip10 years ago
An auto-recycling yard would have plenty of motors. At light loads, a ignition starter will run all day at 12v., plenty of torque too. Windshield wiper motors, fans, automatic window, etc.