Iowa Formula SAE - Electric Race Car Fundraiser

$3,284
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Raised toward our $3,000 Goal
32 Donors
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Project ends on December 21, at 11:55 PM CST
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Iowa Formula SAE - Electric Race Car Fundraiser

STRETCH GOAL - $6,000! Help us reach our stretch goal of $6,000 by Friday, December 21! 

 

We are Iowa Formula SAE, a student organization at the University of Iowa where we work together using problem solving, engineering and teamwork to build and compete with an electric race car. We are a first-year team, planning to compete at Formula SAE North in Ontario, Canada in May of 2019. However, as we are a new team, there is a lot of parts that we do not have yet that are needed to build our car. From parts as critical as batteries and motors, all the way down to the bolts that hold everything together. This is why we need your help. With even a small donation, we will be that much closer to acquiring all the parts we need to build our car, and race next May in Ontario. Help us reach our goal, donate today!

 

NOTICE: The University of Iowa Center for Advancement is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization soliciting tax-deductible private contributions for the benefit of the University of Iowa. Please visit the UI Center for Advancement disclosures site for additional information.

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$10.50

Samsung INR18650-25R

These are the batteries we will need for our battery pack. Your gift of $10.50 will allow us to buy approximately three batteries at $3.50 each. We need over 600!

$29.61

High Voltage Safety Disconnect

This component is a safety cut off switch that insured the car is not powered while being worked on.

$70

EV PIC Digital Signal Control

These controllers are the brains of the vehicle are will be entirely programmed by us.

$200

Racing Helmet

Safety is important. With a proper racing helmet that meets specific safety requirements, we can go fast, safely.

$650

TTX25 shock

These shock absorbers make up the most important part of the suspension, making the car drive smooth.

$1,500

Orion BMS 2

This component monitors ALL the battery cells to insure they evenly charge and discharge safely.

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