Pinewood Derby Ultra Lite Car Body — “Canopy #7” by Derby Dust®
Pinewood Derby Body Ultra Lite Canopy Car 7 is our very own unique design. Designed be light and structurally sound. We have done the major steps for you! You will still need some sort of weight to bring the car to proper weight. This body style will only work with HEAVY canopy weights. You will need a minimum of 3.5 of canopy weight. 3.8-3.9 is probably the desired overall added weight to the body.
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.
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 cubes and a lead 3 weight ballast system to achieve maximum weight. 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)