How To: Make a solar-powered plastic bottle toy car

Make a solar-powered plastic bottle toy car

Watch and learn how to make this awesome DIY toy car that runs off solar power. This makeshift mini-vehicle is made from a plastic bottle, small motor, tires, supports and a solar panel. See if you can replicate this interesting solar toy, or see if you can come up with a better and cheaper design!

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Drilling a bottle on the dinner table - my wife would kill me. But a nice little project.

it just put bottle with all ready materials dude...without a bottle it could works too

were did u find the tries and things to make it move?

any light wieght tires could work, from any toy.

Like Reggie said, i would also like to know where you got all of the tires and supporter to make it move

as i said on the video screen tittles, any light weight tire and supporter is okay to use.
get one from another old toy car.
just connect the gearbox well, then solar board then it goes fast !

he bought a kit thats easy enough to find online or in some hobby shops he most likely got the kit online at hobby engineering

cool thing

Yes, you can do it without the bottle but his point was to demonstrate how to turn trash into toys! Great project!

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great videos....i want to buy these kits for my children...i want them to build it themselves.....please kindly give me information on how i can get them and your videos .tnx

thank you, just use google try to find a solar baord online, if not found in the markets around,
then get a motor to be using same voltage and current as the solar board can supply,
get a gear box from a used old toy car, set them up, and let it go..........

I've tried google and just can't seem to find the solar panel and motor shown in the video. Can anyone provide more specific information on where I could get them, please????? Thank you!

Hi my 8 years old son is very intresting in making this project.Where can we get the supplies??Thankyou

the product is disturbed by this Japanese company, see their site, i am not sure if they send it world wide or not, but they have English site see if possible:

i want to make a car which is controled by the laser lights
help me to complete this project

im looking for a big qty for kids summer camp actually not just 1 piece

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