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Category
3D Displays, Featured
About This Project

America on Wheels – a non-profit museum focusing on the history of automotive transportation – expressed interest in converting a room in the museum into an interactive garage/service center with a focus on restoration. Illustrated Designs designed and built a custom scaled interactive car display with ‘working’ tools with sound, light, and vibration, and a car parts mural for tours and as an event rental. It was created with children 3+ in mind, as a way to learn about vehicle maintenance and restoration.

Car constructed of:

Plywood, foam, Poly-Armor™ Hard Coat, and acrylic paints with a canvas top.

 

Interactive Parts:

  • Orbital Sander with sound
  • Paint Sprayer with sound
  • Welding Stick with sound and light
  • Engine
    • Battery tester with light
    • Radiator with play antifreeze
    • Engine with dipstick & play oil
    • Air Filter with removable filters
  • Pneumatic Wrench with sound
  • Tires – removable and interchangeable wheels and hubcaps
  • Car sits on an 8-foot long base and center lift with permanently fixed creeper with undercarriage exhaust pipes and 2 removable mufflers
  • Air Compressor -with sound in the room ‘runs’ all the tools.
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