API STELR Solar-powered Car – How to Change the Gears

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API STELR Solar-powered Car - How to Change the Gears


  Last updated October 13, 2017 at 10:11 am

How to rebuild the gearbox of an API STELR solar car to make it go slower, but with a bigger force, so it can climb a steeper slope or carry a heavier load.This is part of the Australian Power Institute (API) STELR Solar Car Challenge.

The API STELR Solar Car Equipment kits are available from the STELR Project.

The kits were designed and manufactured by IEC in Australia.

For more details please visit stelr.org.au

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