Introduction: K'nex Ratcheting Car

Picture of K'nex Ratcheting Car

K"nex needed for this project.

  • 4 medium wheels
  • 2 small gears
  • 1 medium gear
  • 1 large gear
  • 1 black wheel (for steering wheel)
  • 4 red headtops (for lights)
  • 7 white connectors
  • 8 yellow connectors
  • 10 green connectors
  • 6 red connectors
  • 3 light gray connectors (2 connecting spots)
  • 13 gray connectors (end connectors)
  • 21 small green rods
  • 26 white rods
  • 11 blue rods
  • 6 yellow rods
  • 1 red rod
  • 1 long gray rod
  • 8 tan clip connectors
  • 8 blue clip connectors
  • 47 blue spacers
  • 7 gray spacers
  • 4 metallic blue connectors (3d)

Step 1: K'nex Car Cab

Picture of K'nex Car Cab

Step 2: Front Wheels

Picture of Front Wheels

Front wheels on a long gray rod.

Step 3: Gears

Picture of Gears

Gears on yellow rods

Step 4: Back Wheels

Picture of Back Wheels

Back wheels on a red rod.

Step 5: Ratchet

Picture of Ratchet

Add the ratchet and make sure the short rod aligns with the gear as the handle rotates around the gear to turn the gear.

Comments

Lolman4000 (author)2015-05-20

I don't understand, what does the ratchet do?

sandroknexmaster (author)2015-05-19

Cool!

GWorks (author)2015-05-18

Looks good for a first instructable :)
Welcome ^^

tomatoskins (author)2015-05-18

That's a great looking car! I love the look of the gear!

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