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Car Preparations

Saturday was spent completing car maintenance in preparation for the start of the trial drive tomorrow. We made adjustments to the braking system, attached new test solar modules, evaluated array performance, and installed new telemetry systems including a new GPS data logger provided by ASC officials.

The end of the day came with the car running flawless laps around the parking lot, so everything appears ready to go for Sunday morning.



To convert a car to electric, you will find that you don't need many of the thing at the gas car did, for instance the gas tank, radiator, and motor.. the electric motor is much smaller the a gas one.. many people are building a battery pack to go where the gas tank was along with using the extra space in the engine compartment.

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