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by bracketracer
Wed May 01, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Do the "wafer" cars always win?
Replies: 35
Views: 7479

Re: Do the "wafer" cars always win?

Thanks for the compliment! I think it could have been quicker, we left the COM at 1 1/4". I think we could have shortened it up more had we used tungsten instead of the plain cheapo steel weights. The weights you see in the pic go all the way to the rear of the car, we couldn't slide them back any f...
by bracketracer
Tue Apr 30, 2013 11:57 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Do the "wafer" cars always win?
Replies: 35
Views: 7479

Re: Do the "wafer" cars always win?

I ask, because when I help my son make his next car, I want him to be able to create the design that he wants (in terms of looks), but since I know that he wants to win as well, I want to help him choose a fast design as well. I wanted to share my own thought on this. When my son's first Derby came...