Inside a Cupcake Car at Maker Faire Detroit

I’ve always wanted to see what what goes on inside a cupcake car. A custom-built, TIG welded aluminum frame with brushless hub motors? Nope, it turns out it’s a tried and true electric wheelchair with some structural additions. Even if it’s simple, it’s still fun!

I am the Evangelist for the Maker Shed. It seems that there is no limit to my making interests. I'm a tinkerer at heart and have a passion for solving problems and figuring out how things work. When not working for Make I can be found falling off my unicycle, running in adverse weather conditions, skiing down the nearest hill, restoring vintage motorcycles, or working on my car.

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