2021 Power Racing Series Build

2021 Power Racing Series Build: Dodge Ram

My neighbor donated his child’s abandoned “Dodge Ram” power wheel toy to me. We used it as the outer shell for this year’s PRS build. The split plastic body of the Dodge Ram posed benefits and challenges to the design.

Power Wheels Dodge Ram
Power Wheels Dodge Ram
1” steel members for the frame
Cleaning up the edges for welding with the Bridgeport milling machine
Welding the frame
Spindle camber set to 5 degrees. For reference king pin inclination (KPI) was set to 12 degrees.
Final electric go kart frame
Electric go-kart motor mount
First test ride

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