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We built a 1:2 SCALE CYBER TRUCK! (Part 4/4)

We built a 1:2 SCALE CYBER TRUCK! (Part 4/4)
So at long last the half

scale

Cyber

truck

is finally done. It's one of the projects that were most proud of here at Hacksmith Industries. We're getting close to completing the

Cyber

truck

. We just need to finish the windows, painting, the tailgate, dashboard... Gibberish We need to add the weatherstripping across the top of the hinge. Oh and don't forget the air struts, so the top window actually stays up so you can get in. And then we'll be ready for the grand reveal. The half

scale

Cyber

truck

...dashboard. You want to actually slide it through the window? Make sure we don't scrape. How do you think this going? Not great, turn it. I don't entirely agree with what we're doing but I'm not gonna stop it. That's approximately what it looks like. So we just got the windows installed temporarily into the vehicle. So then we can align our dashboard make sure that it's perfectly straight. It looks good we'll roll it into place and then we'll see if the marble fits in. Just be careful with the windows we don't scratch them. So this side is gonna go underneath that lip there. How does that look like on your end? This side sags a little bit. So when we're actually welding it we're gonna make sure to hold it up I'm pretty happy with that. Let's put a tack on either end and then we'll be able to take the windows back out do the full welds and hopefully make the mounts for these as well. Alright that's it's just...
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about perfectly. Yeah, looks good. Alrighty that's it that's all? No

Cyber

truck

would be complete without its unique folding tailgate design. I've been here trying to make it work on our half

scale

model and I think I figured it out, let me show you how it works. So first we'll have a hinging lid which will open in order to access the mechanism. Then there's two supports that will fold out that'll actually provide strength to the body of the ramp, and finally the ramp will be able to slide out and unfold like a staircase so you can drive up it. There's a lot of moving pieces in the design so it's important that we have an accurate model to ensure that when we build it it can unfold properly. Alright that's the last little bit of welding done on the tailgate so now we've got a nice working lid. So the next step is to assemble the whole thing let me show you how it goes together. Now that we know everything fits let's go mount it on the vehicle. This

part

of the

Cyber

Truck

built

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half the price. I even use them when editing videos, and with several different earpiece sizes you can ensure a perfect fit to isolate external noise. I even use them when doing metal work Speaking of fit could you do this with a pair of wired ear buds? Plus they're so comfortable sometimes I forget I'm even wearing them. To upgrade your earbud game today click on my link in the description below by Raycon.com slash Hacksmith to save 15% off your purchase of earbuds. I'm working on break lines. For the? Powerloader?

Cyber

truck

. This thing will feel so much more fun to drive when there's actual breaks on it. With such a heavy

truck

we have to make sure to be able to stop on dime. We've got the mechanical brakes installed on the

truck

which are not only to be more responsive but also more reliable than electronic braking alone. So our Digi-Key order just came in and these are some of the last

part

s we're going to need to finish up the electronics in our

Cyber

truck

and this is what I'm really excited about. This is actually our power supply which will be able to charge our

Cyber

truck

from zero to 100% in under three hours and uses 220 volts which means we'll be able to charge it off of any AV charging station. Thank You Digi-Key for making this very complicated electronics project very convenient. If you'd like to see the full schematic diagram of the

Cyber

truck

check out the Maker.io link in the description below. So what I'm currently...
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working on is setting up the Canbus communication. between the ASI motor controllers and the tablet app. So we start off over here where you can see the signal being produced by the controller that Ken Line is being picked out by the Arduino and translated to show our voltage, motor rpm, motor current, vehicle speed, and the temperatures of the controller of the motor. Finally it's being sent over to the app you'll be able to display all of our information as well as control things like our lights. Alright so we were planning on finishing the inside of the

Cyber

truck

using this fake leather vinyl wrap. The problem is we found out it's kind of hard to apply on the inside of the car. Usually it's meant to go on the outside of the car. there's a lot of seams which we didn't really like look up and then if we ever want to repair it we'd have to make more seams. So instead we're gonna go with

truck

bedliner. Basically a black rubberized heat coating that's nice and durable. I think it will give a really nice consistent finish over the entire inside of the

Cyber

truck

and then we can also use that for the outside edges like the fenders, and the bumpers. So let's strip down the entire

Cyber

truck

. I'll get that

truck

bed liner on order and then we'll be able to finish the

Cyber

truck

. Now that the interior and the exterior of the

Cyber

truck

are dry we got to peel off all the masking tape and see what it looks like. In the last video you...
saw exactly how much torque this thing has. I mean literally we were making smoke in the garage just burning those tires out. We want even more torque so Stan's agreed to upgrade the rear motor for us. So it has even more power let's go. Hey Bill! Good to see you. Good to see you. So we've got some new motors! Yes we do. I'm excited. The motor that you're gonna put in for the higher torque application, what we've done is we used multiple thin conductors in parallel. A lot of the motors that have high power motors that you see, have been wound by hand so that and they're able to get the high currents through. The first motor you've run uses a hybrid magnet. We've taken a small amount of neodymium and backed it up with a ceramic magnet. For our new motor it's just neodymium very thick neodymium magnets. You can have a higher flux level without demagnetizing to the magnet. The higher flux level will just lead to higher torque. Between the neodymium magnets and the more wire wraps we're gonna be able to run more power through the motor, get more torque. The new rear motor has a hundred and thirty Newton meters of torque. Add that to the front motors with 720 Newton meters of torque together. Has 850 Newton meters of torque. For comparison and F-150 v8 five liter engine only has four hundred foot-pounds of torque at the engine which of course means we're gonna challenge it to a tug of war in the next video. So now that we're done...
painting the interior and the trim of the

Cyber

truck

. We just need the finishing touches to get this thing done. I've just finished programming an RFID module for a Tesla

Cyber

truck

which we use to scan the unique identifiers on each one of these key tags if it matches what's programmed into the Arduino the trips this relay and opens our latch. It's really awesome seeing the entire electronic system work cohesively with the app. The driving mode tab allows us to control things like our ignition, driving mode, gear shifter, and even things like our door locks and tailgates. You can even open the charging port. The lighting tab gives us full control over every light bar in the entire car, including the headlights, off-road lights, interior,

truck

bed, taillights, and fog lights As well as a hue and brightness. Finally the motors control tab shows all of our canvass information for every motor. These are the finishing touches to give the

Cyber

truck

done. Alright so at long last the

Cyber

truck

sorry the half

scale

Cyber

truck

is finally done. It took a bit longer than we expected I think when we first started out we were expecting to finish it in like two weeks. Which wasn't really realistic especially with all the design and project creep we had. We just kept thinking of all these cool attachments and bells and whistles to add to this thing which ended up making it awesome like the charge port. Like we can literally charge this at any EV charge station that's...
freaking awesome. All the LEDs, the iPad as the dash, even the marble dashboard like we didn't have to do that at all but because we did it's a really polished project and I think probably one of the projects that were most proud of here at Hacksmith Industries. Now you guys might be wondering how much did a project like this cost to make? Well component-wise there's about $10,000 worth of

part

s in this not including the motors and speed controllers that we got for free from Accelerated Systems Incorporated. On the labor end of things we've put about $40,000 worth of time into it which means this half

scale

Cyber

truck

cost more than a real

Cyber

truck

! Crazy right? That's the cost of prototyping things. Cars are only cheap because of mass production. If I had to guess I bet the real

cyber

truck

prototype cost upwards of a million dollars. Anyways we have a super awesome test planned and grand reveal video make sure you're subscribed notifications turned on you're not going to want to miss this.