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by whodathunkit
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Lights for Lego Pinewood derby cars.
Replies: 0
Views: 356

Lights for Lego Pinewood derby cars.

Looking for light to help your child light up there Lego brick pinewood derby car designs.
Here's a web site offering lights.
https://www.lightmybricks.com.au/collec ... ars-trucks
by whodathunkit
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Practice Track Plans
Replies: 4
Views: 747

Practice Track Plans

And very interesting car build as well for the Track Plans Randy ! 3/16"X 1-1/2" Fender washers for wheels... & 10x3/4" screws for axles! Leaving space so they spin freely.. 1/4" in on each end & 1" up on the drill location. What no spacers to keep the upper half of the washers from rubbing on the f...
by whodathunkit
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2018 Tron Lightcycle
Replies: 2
Views: 549

2018 Tron Lightcycle

Look's Cool ciodude!
Bet it's a blast to watch it roll down a track.


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by whodathunkit
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: WoodShop Racers Pwd Kits!
Replies: 0
Views: 365

WoodShop Racers Pwd Kits!

Some time back I shared a photo of some wheels that were made in china for a different type of pinewood derby car kit. Photo of the wheels type shared: The Wood Shop Racer wheels are seen in the photo on top.. along with some Pine Car wheels on bottom. http://i65.tinypic.com/ic8f2e.jpg I'm wondering...
by whodathunkit
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Vintage Semi Truck.
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Re: Vintage Semi Truck.

Thanks Speedster!


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by whodathunkit
Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Vintage Semi Truck.
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Re: Vintage Semi Truck.

Well not my best paint job ..
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by whodathunkit
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Testing your car on a guided track,when racing on a lane track
Replies: 41
Views: 3035

Re: Testing your car on a guided track,when racing on a lane track

Hi and :welcome: MJThurston. So your racing on a rail less track and it's wood! ( and not the super timer track .) Might look at what your rules say about wheel mods .. ( if the side wall lettering can be shaved off it would help ) If your not planing on using some neg camber on the lifted wheel to ...
by whodathunkit
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Vintage Semi Truck.
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Vintage Semi Truck.

Thank's Vitamin K ! I enjoy reading over some of thing's you've posted on different topic's.. Good stuff!!! Well work go's on for the car hauling trailer.. I really wanted to stick the vintage trailer look as well.. but with a twist and incorporate some flames in to it ! ( hope it looks okay?) Still...
by whodathunkit
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Vintage Semi Truck.
Replies: 5
Views: 584

Vintage Semi Truck.

It's been awhile since i'v posted anything..So with that said ! Has anyone ever tried building a vintage looking semi.. Using the vintage pinewood derby wheels & 6 penny finish nails for axles ? Thought Id try doing something a little different and play around with the idea of making one . What I'v ...
by whodathunkit
Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: BSA Derby Track across America
Replies: 7
Views: 739

Re: BSA Derby Track across America

The car's are to be 180'' inches in length ( = to 9 feet) and 48,000 ounces..
And there asking how to stop them at the end of the track !

To give you an idea on the size the car would be close to ..
check out this topic by Kcarchitect:
https://derbytalk.com/viewtopic.php?t=8219
by whodathunkit
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: Design Judging Article
Replies: 7
Views: 1479

Re: Design Judging Article

A good read. https://blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2018/03/21/a-better-method-of-pinewood-derby-car-judging/ It's to bad that pack's can submit there best of show winner's .. to a page set aside in the magazine.. and or magazines. Or in the local new's paper. That in it's self would be a good award as ...
by whodathunkit
Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Ultrasonic cleaning for axles!
Replies: 5
Views: 925

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning for axles!

Thanks
So does the ammonia discolor or eat away at the plating on the axles?

Hear tell to stay away from it for the air brush parts however.



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by whodathunkit
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Aggressive COG limits
Replies: 11
Views: 1061

Re: Aggressive COG limits

Let's say we are on a best track. Decently set up with good seams. Rear is balanced left-right and aligned properly. 130.5g in rear and 12.5g on DFW with 4.5" of drift in 4', theoretically. Is that pushing limits for BSA stock materials? What could happen? Theoretically your COG would half to be a ...
by whodathunkit
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Brand new to forum and pinewood derby
Replies: 15
Views: 1418

Brand new to forum and pinewood derby

Yeah got a Little wordy. Not sure how to post pic yet []http://i65.tinypic.com/118hlxw.jpg[/IMG] Hi Sloroller and welcome! To post your photos from tinypic In the link to it on the left hand side where the image codes are seen..Use the 2nd bar down.. IMG Code for Forums and Message Boards. Just cop...
by whodathunkit
Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: General Car/Truck Racer Topics
Topic: Starting position for rail riding.
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Starting position for rail riding.

Check out Max V's news letter
Vol 15 issue 2 about bad staging.
There is some really good info about this!


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