Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop
Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop is great choice for those builders looking past the simple wedge designs. Speed Swoop is designed by multiple cuts on a scroll saw. This pinewood car comes around 15 grams of wood weight. Speed Swoop comes in aggressive COG 1/2 -3/4″ in front of rear axles. As such, the Techs highly recommended that the Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop paired with the Rail Riding technique.
How to tune a Pinewood Derby Car Animation
The major steps are done for you.
Racers will need around 100 grams of weight to bring the Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop to racing limits, a little more if you use weight reduced wheels. Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop uses 2x deep pockets underneath the body. Various types of weights can be applied such as tungsten or lead. This body does not come with wheels or axles.
Builders will handle Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop with care. NO HAMMERING ever. Because of this a #44 drill bit provided with each body to ensure easy proper axle install.
Please use it.
How to Install Wheels and Axles
All derby cars are made from official BSA blocks. Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop is always compliant with national rules when slot wheelbase is chosen.
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.
IF you are unsure about your rules, email or text us! We are here to help!
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
Pinewood Derby Car Body – Speed Swoop Body Specifications:
- 7″ in length
- 1.75″ in width
- 3/8″ minimum ground clearance
- 2x weight pockets .45″ in depth can stack 1/4″ and 3/16″ cubes on top of each other
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