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so this stabilizer bar that we're going to create is going to be made out of a paper clip and basically we're just going to use the paper clip to help keep the bots from rocking back and forth when it moves around on the table that'll help to conserve the power and also move more smoothly so most of the weight is carried by the wheels but every once in a while when the bot moves forward or backward quickly it tilts and so this bar is gonna help to keep it from tilting too much and that will help to prolong battery life and make it move more smoothly so right now we're just bending it in a big giant C and we're going to take that that C shape and bend the ends down and that basically just gives us more to glue on our to tape tape on to so we're gonna use some electrical tape to connect the to connect our stabilizer bar and in order to get it to work right we need to put two little bumps at the bottom so that it can sort of hold our bot up and this takes a lot of adjusting if the if the bar sticks down too far the bot won't move and if it doesn't stick down far enough it will continue to rock so really you kind of have to trial and error your way through it and but once you do you can get the bot to move really smoothly and it'll only tilt just to slide them out