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The $350 Pinewood Derby Car

I’d like to file this in the “Excess-Beyond-Excess Dept.”  The $350 Boat Tail Racer. From the Auditorium Toy Co. website: A masterpiece of aesthetic form and function inspired by the slippery lines of early 20th century low-drag coachwork — designs … Continue reading

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Motorized Derby Car by the guys at Letsmakerobots.com

Anyone who is familiar with Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, or Royal Rangers has seen a pinewood derby car before. The Kits typically include a block of wood, 4 wheels and 4 metal axles or 2 pieces of dowlrod and 4 … Continue reading

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Now where’d I leave that screwdriver…?

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Fish Tiki

Check out this way cool Fish Tiki art car by Robot Tim.  Yes, that’s carved wood.  Hmm…where’s my Dremel? -Diabolical Dave

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I NEED TO GET THIS MOVIE … TODAY!!!

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Motorized Derby Car

JD created this sweet motorized derby car for an Adult Pinewood Derby Race.  It took him 40 hours to build (!) and sports a 6:6:1 gear ratio.  Read about the whole project at his blog.  LINK

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Scenes from Portland Adult Pinewood Derby Race

LAPubell reports in his website about a gloriously diabolical adult Pinewood Derby Race in Portland, OR and snapped these awesome pictures.  Read about it at his website.  LINK

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SEMA contest pt. 5

This sucker looks like it flew right out of a Speed Racer episode.  Built by Pinkee’s Rod Shop. Source:  Hot Rod Magazine, November 2010

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SEMA contest pt. 4

Isn’t this the car that sci-fi novels promised we’d be driving by now?  This streamlined beauty was crafted by Rob Ida Concepts. Source:  Hot Rod Magazine, November 2010

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SEMA Contest pt. 3

Classic downhill racer design by Boerne Stage Kustoms Source:  Hot Rod Magazine, November 2010

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