Maker Faire Power Wheels Meetup - Help build a fire truck that will burn rubber!

VOLUNTEER FOR THE MAKERBAR POWER WHEELS RACING TEAM!

(You do not need to be a member of the MakerBar to join.)

What are we doing? We are building an electric car based on a children’s toy fire truck (see below) to race in the Maker Faire Power Racing Series at Maker Faire 2013 on September 21-22 at New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY. 

http://www.powerracingseries.org/
http://www.powerracingseries.org/rules

This will be a working session on Saturday 8/24 from 6:00 pm−10:00 pm at the MakerBar. 

We are looking for volunteers that can help with these areas: 
- POWER - electric system, motors, batteries, chargers, kill switch
- WHEELS - frame, wheels, steering, braking, seat attachment 
- SAFTEY - steering wheel, seat, safety harness, brake controls, kill switch controls
- MOXIE - blingity-bling-bling, lights, siren, water canon, etc., numbers, moxie board tag, team flag (see rules)

We are also looking for volunteers that want to learn and be part of something fun.

You can volunteer to help build the car or be part of the racing team on the weekend of Maker Faire or both.

SIGN UP AND JOIN THE FUN!!

Fire truck says…

Please help to make me powerful. :( 

I want to go ZZZZZZOOOOOOOOMMMMM!  :D

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  • Ilya B.

    This sounds like fun. I'm a mechanical engineer with experience on a race team. How can I find out more about the project?

    1 · June 2

    • Luke K.

      Hi Ilya, Stop by the MakerBar on any of our open nights... most Wednesdays and Fridays 7-12. I should be there of Friday 7-11.

      1 · July 5

  • Luke K.

    Fun.

    August 24, 2013

  • Travis J.

    Nirav your welcome to sign up and join the team, come down

    August 15, 2013

  • nirav

    Volunteer that want to learn and be part of something fun - describes me perfectly

    August 11, 2013

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