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Mousetrap Car Kit

Build a car powered by a mousetrap spring.
Manufacturer: 4M


The Amazing mousetrap racer is part mousetrap and part car. It zooms along powered by a mousetrap spring. Replace the wheels with old CD's and it looks great and runs even further.

Learn the science behind the project while you are having fun.

The kit includes:

  • 1 front base plate with spring and wire frame installed
  • 1 rear baseplate with axle and winding drum installed
  • 1 set arm cap case
  • 1 set arm holder case
  • 1 short axle
  • 2 connecting rods
  • 1 winding arm
  • 4 small wheels
  • 4 large wheels
  • 1 adhesive foam
  • screws
  • detailed instructions

A small crosshead screwdriver is also needed, but not included.

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