Donkey Self-Racing Car

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Donkey Self-Racing Car by aconway Apr 20, 2017
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This is reference hardware design for the Donkey Self Driving car which is being raced in the diyrobocars.com league. For directions on how to build, BOM and setting up software go to https://github.com/wroscoe/donkey

For original Fusion 360 Files go to: http://a360.co/2pf3Dam

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The Roll_Cage prints better upside down( dead bug style ) and I used OpenSCAD to do the positioning:

module rotateCamMount () {
rotate([-90,0,0]) import("Magnet_Roll_Cage_v2.stl");

The Plate needs re-positioning too:

module rotatePlate () {
translate([25,0,0.0]) // -75 works get just the camera mount above 0,0
rotate([0,0,0]) //-2.9,0,0 is close
rotate([90,0,0]) import("Magnet_Plate_v7.stl");

But it also needs the clip slots deepened and widened since a few members of the club had problem and had to grind the plate width at the pins. I deepened the slots from 1.5mm to 2.0mm deep.

module rPiPlate() {
difference() {
module addPlatePinClearance() {
//end 1
translate([90,-12.5,plateH-(plateH-platePinH)/2]) cube([pinSlotL,pinSlotW,plateH-platePinH],center=true);
translate([90,12.5,plateH-(plateH-platePinH)/2]) cube([pinSlotL,pinSlotW,plateH-platePinH],center=true);
//end 2
translate([-85,-12.5,plateH-(plateH-platePinH)/2]) cube([pinSlotL,pinSlotW,plateH-platePinH],center=true);
translate([-85,12.5,plateH-(plateH-platePinH)/2]) cube([pinSlotL,pinSlotW,plateH-platePinH],center=true);