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By I3igDmsu
#150870
I just picked up a Lightning McQueen powerwheel. It did not come with a battery, charger or pedal. Should I upgrade it to 12V to make it faster since I need to buy all of these new parts anyway. What would be the best way to do this?

I am wondering if it is the 6V or 12V version? There are two motors and gear boxes if that helps..

Thanks for the help!


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By wired
#150873
Usually, USUALLY two motors/gearboxes is a good indicator that it's a 12v ride (it could be a super-six version also). Model number decal in battery compartment (if it's a power wheel brand)? Hobby masters has a great library of powerwheel manuals listed by model number.

Battery: aftermarket is cheaper.

Charger: Buy a 6v/12v universal smart charger rated at 1amp-4amps. I recommend Schumacher brand chargers but it's just my preference.

Pedal switches/assemblies are easy to find. Ebay, the wanted section here, Amazon, Hobby masters, etc...
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By TNetrider
#151104
My kids own both 6V and 12V versions of the lightning mcqueen. The 6V version would have a shifter with two positions (forward and reverse). The 12V version would have a shifter with three positions (reverse, slow and fast). Post a few pics of the shifter and battery connector if you're still unsure.
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