Tackling some open questions at smaller scale.

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Rear wheel drive, differential gears


<aside> ⚙ Decision (2020-11): Will go with a belt/chain drive system and not a differential gear. While cool, they seem to be uncommon on go carts and so hard and expensive to purchase. Some folks have build their own from separate gears, but I think that's probably beyond my current skill-level and a rabbit hole I don't want to get into at this time. I can always revisit this later.



Electric DC motor attached to tool battery

Electric DC motor attached to tool battery

<aside> ⚙ Decision (2020-11): Will try to use 1 or 2 (in series) Makita 18V batteries for powering the kid car. I've been able to get


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Rear axle