Pinewood Derby Ladder Car Body – Plank

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Pinewood Derby Ladder Car Body – Plank

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Pinewood Derby Ladder Car Body – Plank is latest design from Derby Dust.   All laser cut bodies are designed for the ultimate performance utilizing minimal wood weigh, low profile, adjustable COG designs.  The body designs, weight pockets, center of mass, and aerodynamics are all optimized for top performance. This body has been specially designed for our 1/4″ tungsten cubes.

  • Options for this Car include:

    • Wheelbase: BSA Slots, Drilled BSA Distance, Extended Wide Wheelbase (variations in design will be appropriate for each type of wheel base)
    • 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

As you can see there are a bunch of options. Please do not get overwhelmed. Simply scroll down past the options

 

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Wheelbase

Choose Wheelbase

*Blank / Custom Option

If Blank / Custom Option is selected, please tell us what wheel base that you need. We have to send you the correct distance. We can custom make them as desired but there will be a 1 day production delay. Please provide 2 measurements. Distance for rear axles in relation from rear of block. Then distance between the axles. For Standard BSA distance, write Std BSA, for extended wheel base, write ext wheel base, for all others please fill in blanks.

Weighted Body

Would you like your Body Weighted

Finish Kit

Add Finishing Kit. Foil Tape, #44 Drill bit, 7 grams of Tungsten Putty

Rear Axle Camber

Would you like your rear axles drilled at 3 degrees?

Veneer Top

Would you like a full length veneer top?

SKU: ladder-xl-1 Category:

Description

Pinewood Derby Ladder Car Body – Plank

Pinewood Derby Ladder Car Body – Plank is fast low profile design utilizing 1/4″ tungsten cubes or tungsten block ballasts.  Customize car to your liking or race as is! It is a blank canvas ready to be customized. 1/4″ thick with veneer top. Designed be light and structurally sound weighing in at 13 grams with veneer top. 1/4″ thickness with adjustable cog. Lots of push. lots of options. We have done the major steps for you! You will still need at least 108 grams of weight to bring the car to proper weight even more with weight reduced wheels. 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.     This body does not come with wheels or axles.

Due to its thickness, we highly suggest using a bent axle instead of trying to drill a high wheel.

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 when BSA slots are 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 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 17 grams so you will need about 108 grams of additional weight.  We offer tungsten kits 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, Extended / Wide Wheelbase
  • 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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