Tuesday, August 10, 2010

"Ultimate Car Build-Off" 8/9

ATLANTA FIRST-ROUND MATCHUP #1: Mild 2 Wild 4X4 Customs vs. Atlanta Air Exchange

Whoever won will face either Auto Extremes or Batlground for the last berth in the $100,000 finals.

TASK: Turn a golf cart into an underwater vehicle.

BUILD PLANS:

M2W:
1. Change the motor
2. Use an analog control system
3. Change its tires
4. Add a ballast for buoyancy

AA:
1. Strip the cart down to its chassis
2. Add buoyancy tanks
3. Install waterproof batteries
4. Add trolling motors

FINAL SCORES:

M2W:
Design: 9
Speed: 7
Treasure Retrieval: DUD
TOTAL: 16

AA:
Design: 9
Speed: 10!
Treasure Retrieval: DUD
TOTAL: 19- WIN!

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