March 31, 2018

 Today, we accomplished three primary tasks:

1) reconnected most of the 48 volt electrical system from the batteries to the motor controller inside our new enclosure

2) welded in the new frame members for the seat to bolt into (rule change for 2018), and

3) laid out the a...

March 18, 2018

Mark begins by giving Jake and Tyler a lesson how to calculate spring stiffness and the proper place to locate the springs on the rear suspension to handle the weight of the car. 

We now know that the rear suspension mounting point for the rear springs will need to be r...

March 18, 2018

 Morgan and Mason continue re-wiring the 48 volt system.

Tyler, Jake, and Mark begin

March 11, 2018

 Kaya, Jake, and Mason install our new solar cable junction boxes in the rear suspension compartment, just behind the 48 volt battery box.

Jake cuts a pilot hole, so that he can use the saber saw to create an opening for the 48 volt motor controller.

 Rob...

March 4, 2018

 Tyler, Jake, and Mason continue to build the new 48 volt master panel.

 Meanwhile, Rob, Kaya, and Mason begin to relocate the solar panel cables to feed into the new 48 volt master panel in the rear of the car, rather than in the front as it was last year.

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