|Power Wheels Mod|
at the race
|Date||19:15, 9 October 2014 (PDT)|
Power Wheels Car checklist
· Battery Charger
o Charging pigtail with female blade connectors (8 gauge wire)
o Fully charged - Working at 12 volts +?
o Second set – on their way (3x) 12v 14ah LiFePO Shorai LFX14A1-BS12 (be here Thursday)
o Strapped together and insulated from bay plate
o Mounting bracket?
o Pigtail tightened?
· Battery connections
o (4x) Series transmission wire lugs crimped, soldered and shrink taped (4 gauge)
o (2x) Pigtail ring connectors crimped to (8 gauge) wires from battery
o Kill switch connected (Relay/switch or breaker?)
o In-line fuse connections
o Fuse inserted and mounted to frame
· Motor Controller
o Throttle connection
o Motor connection
o Blade connectors crimped to (8 gauge) wires for motor to controller
o Fastened to handle bars
o Printed switch piece
o Reset spring working?
o Pot connected and functional with motor controller (tested)?
o Control wires zip-tied to steering column
· Disc Brakes
o Caliper aligned and working
o Hand brake functional?
· Drive Train
o Sprocket aligned
o Motor mounted
o Chain connected and aligned
o Drive axle keys inserted
o Drive axle collar set screws tightened and locked with glue
§ Alternate option – can we get axle cut, lathed and re-threaded for ¾ bore nuts?
o Tie-bars connected and functioning
o Handle bars connected and rotation test
o Hubs mounted
o Tires inflated to 14 psi and holding air
o Front tires mounted and tightened
o Rear tires mounted
· Team flag
· Team Pit Sign with sticker?
o Dinosaur cart wheels mounted to dinosaur
o Dinosaur cart mount connection for car
o Dinosaur killing Nerf guns?
· Moxie skit organized
· Pit crew 3 people minimum (1 must be a PPPRS volunteer) for Saturday
· Pit crew 3 people minimum (1 must be a PPPRS volunteer) for Sunday
· Stickers (post race for Indiegogo perk)
· T-shirts? (post race for Indiegogo perk)