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  • Pinewood Derby in 6 Easy Steps
  • Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets
  • Over 30 Car Design Plans
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  • Beginner's book
  • Expert's book
  • Car plans with templates
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    How to BUILD A CAR FAST.
  • Quick build Car Kits includes weights and decals.
  • The Grey Ghost car is pre-weighted and primed with grey paint.
  • Requires no, tools. Simple, clear instructions.
  • Get the Grey Ghost car body , then select the wheels and axles you want to build your own car without tools.
  • The race is TOMORROW !

  • Fully built, painted and ready to race cars! ...and they're super fast too!!
  • Completely built, high gloss painted, and track tested for speed!

  • How to MAKE YOUR CAR FAST!
  • Free Guide - How to Build a Fast Pinewood Derby Car
  • Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets
  • Speed basics to make a competitive car
  • All the secrets you need to win.

  • Instant Download Books

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    Pinewood Derby In Six Easy Steps


    Instantly download this beginner book that shows you how to build your car step-by-step.

    Includes three simple cut-out car templates so you can get started immediately.

    Also includes basic speed tips so you have a competitive car.

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    Winning Pinewood Derby Secrets

    Instantly download the Winning Secrets you need to win your race.

    Clear, Concise and Proven with thousands of winners for over 10 years!

    Yes, even beginners have won using these secrets.

    The only book that is updated annually, so you have the latest speed secrets and speed products.


    Select a Car Design using our "Cool Tool"

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    Pinewood Derby Car Designer

    Point and click to pick a car design, then see your car's speed increase when changeing axles, wheels, lubes and weights.

    Select from 30 car designs.

    Quick, easy and fun!

    Test drive your pinewood derby car!



    ...Or use a Quick Build Car Kit

    Pinewood Derby Car kits, like this dragster have everything you need to build a car.

    We have over 10 car kits to choose from.

    Car kits includes:

    • The pre-cut pinewood derby car
    • BSA wheels
    • BSA axles
    • sticker sheets
    • Decorative parts
    • Fully illustrated instruction sheet
    • 120 grit and 220 grit sandpaper
    • 2.0 oz of stick-on weights
    • Race day log book, along with tips & tricks


    This car just needs a light sanding and painting.
    Add the included weights, wheels, and axles
    and you're off to the races!


    Speed tip: Put Graphite on your axles to make your car fast.


    To make your car competitive, choose a set of our BSA Polished Axles or Graphite Coated Axles because the axles in this kit are not polished or deburred.

    Only $12.95


    ...Or select a pre-weighted or fully built car, ready to race

    Pre-weighted car body and Fully Built cars.

    The Grey Ghost - Pre-weighted car body includes:

    • BSA car block cut to aerodynamic style
    • Pre-weighted to equal 4.9 oz when wheels and axles added
    • Center of gravity in perfect position for maximum speed
    • pre-drilled small weight holes under car if you want to add tungsten putty
    • Car body is primed with 2 coats of grey primer. Race as is or paint over the primer

    Black Lightning - Fully Built Car includes:


    • BSA highly polished (or graphite-coated) axles
    • BSA precision lathed (or graphite-coated) wheels
    • Pre-weighted with perfect center of gravity for maximum speed.
    • Pre-drilled axle holes so your car rolls straight.
    • Track tested for speed.
    • Proven FAST with many District winners and State winners!

    $45.95 and $85.95


    Basic Speed Tips for Beginners

    If this is your first race, you need to know a few basic speed tips to have a competitive car...


    Weight your Car!

    • Gravity is taking your car down the track and inertia makes it speed to the finish line. Be sure your car weighs as close to the maximum 5oz as possible. You can choose from many different pinewood derby weights to add to your car.

    Prep your Axles


    • First, the axles that come in the BSA Cub Scout kit are not axles; they are nails, and crude ones at that! Run your fingers along the shaft of the nail to feel the crimp marks and burrs. These must be removed or they will grind up the plastic in your wheels, severely slowing your car.

    • You can modify the axles yourself with our axle file and axle polishing kit or get our polished axles, if you don't want to do it yourself.

    Lube your axles


    • The single most important thing you can do to increase your car speed is to lubricate your axles with graphite. It comes in a tube and is simply squirted on each axle.

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        Pinewood Derby
        Tips & Hints

        Need a little extra weight on weigh in but didn't bring extra weight with you? Use a coin! Here are the weights of US coins in ounces: penny .11 oz, nickel .17 oz, dime .07 oz, quarter .18 oz








        Pinewood Derby
        building Tip

        A warped block is ok, as long as your axles are square to the block. Use the PRO Driller Tool to drill perfectly straight axle holes which insures your car will roll straight.



        Pinewood Derby
        rules Hint

        BSA Rules are different from Awana Rules, which are different from Adult Race Rules, etc. Check our Pinewood Derby Rules page to download Pinewood Derby rules for different kinds of races.



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