Introduction: Card Box Toy Car Build
A battery powered toy car card box
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Step 1: Supplies
4 Gatorade Caps
Hot Glue Gun
Step 2: Cut Card Box
Cut the front of a card box with a scissors (start heating Hot Glue Gun)
Step 3: Hot Glue Wheels
Hot glue the caps to the Chopsticks for the front wheels ( make sure the chopsticks are in the middle of the caps)
Step 4: Cutting Straws
Measure and cut both straws, one by 1.5 inches and the other by 2 inches.
Step 5: Cutting Chopsticks
Measure two sticks to 3.5 inches then cut them
Step 6: Hot Gluing Straw to Card Box
Glue the straws to the front and back of the cardbox then put chop stick through the straws
Step 7: Motor Wheel
Put the motor wheel through the chopsticks about half way
Step 8: Taping Chopstick
Put tape on the chopsticks to prevent from sliding through
Step 9: Cooling Down
Let the straw cool down and dry for 2 to 3 minutes before moving on
Step 10: Hot Gluing Second Chopstick
Hot glue the second chopsticks and put it in the middle of the cap
Step 11: Hot Gluing Caps to the Other Side of the Chopsticks
Put the Chopsticks through the straws and hot glue the chopsticks to the middle of the caps and let it cool for about 2-3 minutes
Step 12: Soldering Wires to the Motor
First with this step it is really important to be very careful because the Soldering gun is extremely hot and will burn you very badly! Before wiring the motor plug in the soldering gun and let it heat up (it takes about 5 Minutes to heat up) while you are waiting you can put the orange wheel on the motor. Then once the soldering gun is heated up you can start soldering the wires to the motor.
Step 13: Hot Gluing the Batteries to the Card Box
Grab the batteries and start to put hot glue on the back of them and then stick it to the card box. then let it cool for about 2-3minutes hold it while it is cooling.
Step 14: Hot Gluing the The Motor to the Card Box
Now you'll be getting the motor and putting hot glue on the back and the sides of the motor and then sticking it to the card box. Then hold it while it is cooling for about 2-3 minutes.
Step 15: Putting the Rubber Band On
Put rubber band around the motor wheel on the chopstick and then connect that same rubber to the motor wheel on the motor and then you are finished. Now you have a working toy car that can ride around.