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okay so we got our motors clean of the wires are removed and they're ready to be soldered with new wires we've selected 18 gauge wire I think that's probably enough for what we're doing and we're gonna determine how much why are we need by feeding it through our holes here and then the wires going to need to run to our motor controller here so the motor controller is going to be in this location and we'll probably mount it like that so on this side the wire doesn't need to be very long at all on this side it's gonna need to be longer so we'll all right okay so that'll be one one length that we're going to need and it's a little bit longer than the wires that we had before but these wires are smaller and they'll be easier for us to route and they're solid copper so they have they can conduct a fair amount of current if they need to certainly rated for I think what we're gonna be doing I'm gonna bend wire around like this and that way I can hook it around the contact for the motor okay so I'm using 60/40 rosin core solder I like the rosin core because it tends to stick better there we go yeah just want to make sure that the solder is completely surrounding the copper and a good way to do that is to just heat the copper and the solder will flow over it there we go that one moved just a little bit it's okay so you can see that there's a complete contact with the with the hairdryer motor closest to the motor over there zip tie it around and feed it back through the hole on the other side these zip ties are actually way longer than they need to be I kind of prefer long zip ties because it means that you can use them on more things but you can use much shorter ones and they are cheaper okay remember we kept those little flanges out of the bottom of this of those all right there we go make sure that's lined up well let's see a little this little one doesn't want to quite work into the place that we want it to go so we have to we'll take two zips onion try and pry it over the sometimes these things can be tricky get this we made me may need to loosen it just a little bit okay you know one thing I think we might want to do is just just to make sure that the motor the zip tie has good contact with the motor yeah it might be okay like that yeah I think it might be okay like that we'll give it a shot it may we knit we may need to file down these two pieces right here later but and it's a pretty tough stuff so it's kind of hard to snip off but there we go got it all right so this will be our shim hopefully it's not too big looks like it might be actually and I think it'll be all right so those are in let's double-check the wheel turns freely and it's in there pretty good looks pretty decent and seems like it can support a little bit of load so we'll go ahead and trim off these guys and now that it's in there mate try and just give it a little bit more so now we do the other side this guy here whoo okay so we have our motors in place you