Introduction: Cardboard Motorized Car
In this instructable i will be teaching you how to make a small motor powered car made of k'nex, cardboard and a few other supplies.
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Step 1: Supplies
You will need...
-1 7x7 inch piece of cardboard
-2 2x2 inch cardboard circles
-2 lego wheels
-3 inch skewer
- a k'nex motor
- a k'nex stick that would fit in the motor
- gorilla glue (or any glue)
- gorilla tape (or any tape)
- and something to keep the cardboard circles from falling out (i used k'nex pieces)
Step 2: Gluing the Motor to the Cardboard
Now you'll need the 7x7 inch piece of cardboard, the motor, the skewer, the k'nex stick, and the gorilla glue.
Take the cardboard and put the glue all over it then put the motor in it with the "on switch" facing up. (You can also tape the motor to the cardboard.)
Then put the k'nex stick through the cardboard and the hole in the motor, then put the skewer on through the front.
Step 3: Putting on the Wheels
Now you need the motor that is already glued to the cardboard, the wheels, the cardboard circles, the things used for keeping the cardboard circles from falling out, and gorilla glue.
Put the cardboard circles on the k'nex stick and put the other k'nex pieces next to the cardboard circles to keep them from falling out.
Then put glue in the lego wheels and put them on the skewers.
let it dry for a couple of minutes.
Step 4: Customizing Your Car
Now that your done with the mechanics you can accessorize.
You can cut construction paper to look like flames and glue it to the car.
I put LED's in front of mine and it looks hella sick when it drives. swag.
Participated in the
Gorilla Glue Cardboard Contest