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- Shape and Aerodynamics I am not an aeronautical or automotive engineer, so take what follows with just a grain of salt. At the velocities these cars travel, the only aerodynamic concern of any significance is drag due to the total frontal area of the car. Translated to English, that means that the c...
- Checking the Weight
- Test Weighing Your Car After the car is painted and the wheels and axles are prepared, it is time to determine just how much weight needs to be added to bring the car up to 5.000 ounces. It is easiest to do this while all of the parts are still loose. Tools and materials you'll need: Safety goggles ...
- General Guidelines for Pinewood Derby Cars
- Object and Background Welcome, visitor Last updated 5 October 2001 Pinewood Derby season is upon us once again. The latest updates to this page include the photos of our various cars. I still need to do the "brag page" of trophies, the detailed drawings and the "links" page. Maybe this fall...but no...
- Race Day Handling
- Car Handling on Race Day All of the preparatory work is done. The car is ready. What can your son do to help things further on the day of the race? Last-minute things not to forget: Pocket screwdriver to fit your "weight tuning" screws A couple of pennies A roll of transparent tape A padded box to c...
- Length and Wheelbase
- Length and Wheelbase The length of your Pinewood Derby car is very simple to choose. The rules state a maximum 7-inch length. You want the car to be that long, minus just a little bit (say 1/16") to allow for judging and measurement slop. Selecting the wheelbase is very rules-sensitive. Get out your...
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