OwnerBruiser
LocationHouston, Texas US map
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Vehicle2006 Jenny Lind crib
Created for the 2006 Houston Art Car Parade, this award-winning entry was built and driven by the the youngest artist in the history of the parade, 5-year-old Bruiser.
Motor Permanent Magnet DC
24 Volt, 350 Watt
DrivetrainThe chassis and steering are from a Craftsman riding lawnmower. The single rear wheel is chain-driven from a 24-volt electric scooter motor. The body is an Evenflo crib. The toy box storage pod houses a fire extinguisher, an accessory 12 volt battery, and a 600 watt inverter for non-drivetrain power requirements.
Controller What's that burning smell?
Original controller overheated, Curtis 1505 on order.
Batteries2, 12.00 Volt, Lead-Acid, AGM
System Voltage24 Volts
ChargerSchumacher
Automotive-type 12 V charger, batteries are charged independently.
HeaterThe sun and the controller.
InstrumentationNone
Top Speed10 MPH (16 KPH)
This vehicle was designed for a five-year-old to drive without hitting any of the 200,000 spectators in attendance. 10 MPH was plenty fast for those conditions.
Seating Capacity1 human plus assorted stuffed animals.
Curb Weight300 Pounds (136 Kilograms)
Conversion TimeTwo weeks.

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