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Basic Vehicle Kit Part List

Below is the list of parts and location to purchase the parts from. Some parts can be purchased from other sources. The estimated cost of this kit is around $80 (US). Modifications may be required to match this year's rules.

"Basic Vehicle Kit"

Assembly Instructions - PDF

Part #DescriptionMfgQty
Extruded Aluminum, 10mm Profile, 400mm LengthRobot Shop2
Extruded Aluminum, 10mm Profile, 200mm LengthRobot Shop2
Extruded Aluminum, 10mm Profile, 120mm LengthRobot Shop1
Joining Plate L StyleRobot Shop4
Slide Nut Plate 2 HoleRobot Shop16
6377Socket Head Cap Screws, M3x0.5 5mm LengthBolt Depot or local store36
6620Socket Button Head, Stainless, M4x0.7, 6mm LengthBolt Depot or local store10
2946Washer, 10-32, 18-8 Stainless SteelBolt Depot or local store2
7289A13Allen Wrench L-Key 2.5mm, 2-1/4 LengthMcMaster Carr1
98790A310Threaded Rod 10-32, 12" LongMcMaster Carr2
94639A354Nylon Unthreaded Spacer, 5/16" OD, 3/8" Len, #10 ScrewMcMaster Carr5
90480A195Hex Nut, 10-32 Thread, 3/8" Wide, 1/8" HighMcMaster Carr20
90866A111Wing Nut, 10-32McMaster Carr2
FR166ZZBearing, Flanged Metal, 3/16" x 3/8" x 1/8"Avid4
CD / DVDlocal store4
Bearing Block3D Printed4
CD Wheel Hub Inner3D Printed4
CD Wheel Hub Outer3D Printed4
Brake Bracket3D Printed2

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