The Race, LEGOWORLD 2012, Simons wheelchair vs. Steenstra’s Le-GoKart,
some final testing
adjusted the gearing, possible to choose between 1:1 and 0.6:1
Improved the bottle holder
Throtle and back/front drive switch
Steering contol unit
and motor control unit
New test 101 Kg (222 Lb) it holds!
First driving test, fully autonomous on 16 battery packs, with 48 drive motors. weight of the kid: 40 Kg (88 Lb). No steering yet.YT user comment: “FYI your video made the frontpage of the LEGO intranet portal :)” , WOW! see also Make Magazine.
Working tail lights, with 7 PF light sets and 1 PF battery pack each.
Round housing can be easily detached.
2 working front lights, 6 PF light sets and 1 PF battery pack each. The round housing is made by using flex-tubes, as connecting pins.
More drive motors, 100% LEGO, no other motors then just the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT motors