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Finished PocketLab Hot Rod
Slide bearing mounts into the slots in the car base
Slide ball bearings into the mount from the outside of the car
Slide O-rings over the outside of the wheels
Screw threaded axle rod into the wheel
Place washers on threaded axle as spacer and insert axle through the ball bearings
Place washer on outside of bearing and thread other wheel onto axle. Tighten to finger strength.
DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN!
Snap bumper or other mounting accessories into the top platform of the base
Push the C-shaped part over the rear axle to create a rubber band car
Do not overtighten the wheels when threading onto the axle rod!
The holes in the car base are designed for 5/16 inch bolts and screws
Lessons and activities for the PocketLab HotRod can be found on our community website at www.thepocketlab.com/support