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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.

February 25, 2018

 Jake, Morgan, and Kaya have begin to assemble a new 48 volt master panel that will be located over the 48 volt battery box, which will house the solar charge controller, motor controller, and the new telemetry system. 

February 18, 2018

Morgan and Mason smooth out the modifications to the front end that we made last weekend. 

February 11, 2018

Jake has been hard at work for several weeks trying to build a website for the CCA Solar Car team and he is showing his preliminary work with the team.

January 21, 2018

The team has many lessons learned from the 2017 Solar Car Challenge and we are ready to get to work applying those to our car.

With those in mind, we came up with the following list of modifications for our car to get ready for the July 2018, cross country competition:

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