Pinewood Derby Complete Car Kits — Canopy #8

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Pinewood Derby Complete Car Kits — Canopy #8


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Derby Dust® tech’s utilize 7 Steps in making fast pinewood derby car kits.  Our car kits include a pre-cut car body, weight, prepared wheels, polished axles, and lube. Just complete the car kit, install the wheels and axles, lube it, and race.

Pinewood Derby Car Body – Canopy #8 is a variation of our ultra light pinewood derby bodies that utilize a canopy style weight.    1/4″ thickness with adjustable cog. Yes, we know the block is in the reverse position. We are offering new designs that utilize this reverse setup. We have done the major steps for you!   Take note, there is no messing around with this body. Know what you are doing, use sharp bits, drill and build slow. If an axle is tight, run the provided bit through it again.

As you can see there are a bunch of options. Please do not get overwhelmed. Each option has a paragraph explaining in detail. Simply scroll down past the options

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Wheel Base * 

Important Decision. Check your rules!

Weight * 

Type of Canopy

polish level

Axle Polish Level


Would you like it sealed with DuPont™ Krytox®

Super Tuner™ Axles

How will you adjust your axles?


1.5 degree Steering Axle if not using cambered axles.

Camber Axles

Run your Car on Camber Wheels?

wheels * 

Type of Wheels

Mold Match

Mold Match Wheels? Awana – N/A

Matched Inner Bore

Matched Inner Bore? Awana – N/A

Wheel Polish Kit / Service

Would you like your Wheel to be polished and prepped for Racing. Outer and Inner bore service


Pinewood Derby Car Kit – Canopy #8 by Derby Dust®

Pinewood Derby Car Kit – Canopy #8 by Derby Dust® utilizes a canopy style weight.  We slice a section of an official BSA block,  plane it to .25″ thickness for minimal wood weight, and then finally we cnc laser this profile to get you in the winner’s circle. Our  fast kit includes a pre-cut car body, weight, prepared wheels, polished axles, and lube which comply to most pack’s rules.  Wheel and axle upgrades available.

While every Pinewood Derby Car will have wheels and axles, do you know the tricks that will help you get maximum speed of the car?  As a result Derby Dust® tech’s take the guess work out of build a champion  When designing your car, there are several key issues to consider that includes the efficiency of all the parts put together.  Using these known tricks will result in a fast pinewood derby car that looks and performs better.

This Pinewood Derby Car Kit – Canopy #8 comes standard with:

  • Pre-cut car body in Reverse BSA slots or Drilled BSA Distance
  • 2k diamond polished axles
  • Derby Dust® Lightly Lathed Wheels
  • Your Choice of Lead or Tungsten Canopy
  • Gap Gauge
  • #44 Drill bit
  • Small weight ballast to bring to 5 oz weight after painting
  • Strip of Foil tape to cover any exposed weight on the underside
  • Sample Tube of Derby Dust® Dry Lube
  • Written instructions with YouTube how to’s on reference.

Upgrades Include:

Customers choose custom pinewood derby parts according to their pack rules to make their kit faster:

  • Higher polished speed axles
  • Rail Riding Axles
  • Lighter weight reduced pinewood speed wheels
  • Tungsten weights
  • Wheel bore polishing

Kits with axle slots are always fully BSA compliant with all pack rules.  Especially relevant are your local pack rules.  Please check these rules before purchasing a car body with drilled axle holes.

Tune It!

Leave them in the Dust with Axle and Wheel Upgrade Options

Pinewood Derby Wheel Upgrade Info
Pinewood Derby Axle Upgrade Info


Additional information

Weight5 oz


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