Introduction: K'Nex Cable Car
This is a fun, easy car to build, but it will not climb steep inclines.
Step 1: Parts Count
Rods: Green-4 White-6 Blue-4 Yellow-6 Red-1
Connectors: Red-2 Yellow-2 White-2 Gray 3D-16
Other: Blue Spacers-6 Tan Clips-2 Metallic Blue Clips-2 Big Tires-2 Yarn-16' Chairs-2 Heavy Objects-2
Step 2: Base
Take 4 yellow rods & attach them to 2 gray 3D pieces
Step 3: Motor Holder
Take 2 yellow connectors & attach them to 3 white rods each.
Take 4 more sets of 2 gray 3D pieces & attach them to the Base with 4 green rods.
Take 2 yellow rods & attach them to the gray pieces.
Attach the yellow connectors with white rods to the gray pieces.
Put a red connector with two blue rods at the top of both sides of the cable car.
Step 4: The Motor
Take 2 big tires, 6 blue spacers, 2 tan clips, 2 metallic blue clips, 1 red rod, 2 white connectors & a green motor.
Take the green motor and attach 2 white connectors, then insert 1 red rod.
Step 5: The Running Gear
Take 4 blue spacers & attach them on either side.
Take the 2 tan clips & attach them next to the blue spacers.
Take the 2 tires & put them on the tan clips.
Take 2 blue spacers & put 1 on each side.
Insert the red rod into the 2 red connectors.
Take the 2 metallic clips & put them on the red rod.
Step 6: You Are Finished!
Tie 2 pieces of yarn (8 feet long) to the rungs of 2 chairs, making sure there is sufficient weight on the chairs to keep them from moving together or toppling over.
Place the tire grooves onto the taut yarn.
4 years ago
Fun knex build