Here of some possible suppliers of components used in Model Solar Car or Boat manufacture. I have limited it to suppliers of specialized components that are not widely available.
CAM art/craft and technology
Ph (03) 9802 4200
FOR: Faulhaber motors, R & I Gears and components, Solar panels, Engelec electronics, general tools and materials.
FOR: Faulhaber motors, Engelec electronics units, solar cells.
ERNTEC PTY LTD
15 Koornang Rd. Scoresby Vic. 3132
Ph (03) 9757 4000
FOR: Australian agents for Faulhaber Motors
MAXON MOTOR AUSTRALIA
Ph (02) 9476 4777
PO Box 1961 Hornsby Westerfield NSW 1635
FOR: Australian supplier of Maxon motors.
R & I INSTRUMENT AND GEAR CO. (AUST) PTY LTD
385 - 393 Lower Dandenong Road, Dingley Village, VIC, 3172
Ph (03) 9552 6565 Fax (03) 9551 8060
Website : www.rigear.com.au
FOR: Gears, wheels, axles, bearings, fasteners etc.
SCORPIO TECHNOLOGY Vic Pty Ltd
Ph (03) 9802 9913 Fax (030 9887 8158
FOR: Electronics units, wheels, bearings, gears, axles, solar panels.
Tony Bazouni (Mr.)
Ph 0403 665 577
FOR: Automax electronics unit.
NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list of all possible suppliers, it is only a list of the suppliers known to me. The list of items supplied does not cover all items available from the listed suppliers it only lists the few that I think are the most important.
If you know of other suppliers not listed here please tell me so they can be included in future lists.