Pinewood Derby Body Ultra Lite Tornado

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Pinewood Derby Body Ultra Lite Tornado


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Derby Dust® tech’s utilize 7 Steps in making fast pinewood derby car kits.  Designed for minimum wood weight designed for maximum weight placement. Get your COG tricked out for ultimate performance. See Detailed pictures for More information. This body style will only work with tunsgten 3/8″ cylinder weights or one of our lead toppers.  You will need at least 110 grams of weight to get this to proper racing weight.

Torando is a variation of our light weight pinewood derby car body that utilize cylinder weights or one of our custom lead toppers  that sits flush on top.   Coming in around 15-17 grams, wood is precisely remove overall wood weight while keeping a strut structure to keep strength.

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Pinewood Derby Body Ultra Lite Tornado

Pinewood Derby Body Ultra Lite Tornado is very fast low profile design utilizing 1/2 oz tungsten cylinders that are 3/8″ in diameter.  Designed be light and structurally sound weighing in at 15-17ish grams.   1/4″ thickness with a 1/2-3/4″ cog.  Lots of push.    We have done the major steps for you!  You will still need at least 110 grams of  weight to bring the car to proper weight. This body style will only work with HEAVY tungsten 3/8″ diameter weights. Steel will be too light.  The INCREMENTAL TUNGSTEN Cylinder kit will NOT WORK IF YOU ARE GOING TO WEIGH THIS YOURSELF!  This body does not come with wheels or axles.

Ultra Light bodies are designed with minimum wood weight in mind.  We use simple, proven designs that will get you in the winner’s circle.  Since we remove a lot of the strength structure of the wood block, handle these bodies with care.  NO HAMMERING ever.  Because of this a #44 drill bit provided with each body to ensure easy proper axle install.

Made from an official BSA block, know this car is always compliant with national rules.  The rules of local events sometimes differ from those of BSA box rules. Due to this,  it is necessary to know your rules before choosing our unique modifications for your PWD car.  Each pack’s rules will be different. We ask before you make a purchase, please check your local rules. If you are unsure about the terminology, just email us, we will get you what you need.

How to properly add weight

Take note, these bodies are not at weight.  Please properly plan for this.  Comes in around 15 grams so you will need about 110 grams of additional weight.  We offer tungsten cylinder kit and various lead toppers to customize to your liking .  Design is based on the 7 principles of having a fast pinewood derby car.  This body covers the low profile, lightweight, aerodynamic design.  COG is infinitely adjustable.


Options for this Car include:

  • Wheelbase: BSA Slots, Drilled BSA Distance
  • 3 or 4 wheel riding car
  • Unweighted or weighted body
  • Finishing Kit available (Foil Tape, #44 Drill bit, 7 grams of Tungsten Putty)
  • No wheels or axles come with this body
  • Available in Kit Form

Additional information

Weight 5 oz


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