Category Archives: Cheaters

Box of rockets

A glorious boxload of rocket powered PWD’s.  Would that make these PWD’s into WMD’s as well?

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RoboCar

From the Maker Faire blog: Unlimited Derby entry by Tim Brandt “I have for the past several years made different cars for Pinewood Derby Races. Two are legal cars and two are unlimited cars. These cars all have one thing … Continue reading

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Top Gun: Do-it-yourself propeller car

Here’s another one from the guys over at Maximum-Velocity.com .  They even posted plans.  They’re my kind of freaks…  Here’s the link.

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More rocket powered goodness…

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CO2 powered Pinewood Derby truck (made from 2 kits)

CO2 powered Pinewood Derby Car (Truck) for a ‘No Rules’ race. Queen Creek, AZ

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The $10,000 Pinewood Derby Car

“The last cars that we built cost well over $10,000.” Continue reading

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Illegal wheels on a slick little cruiser

Jose A. Lopez sent this little lowrider Caddy he built for his son featuring some totally illegal “Rubbariders” wheels he scored from Rockler Woodworking. Here’s a look at those Rubbarider wheels.  They feature a wooden hub and axle along with … Continue reading

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Winning by a Broken Nose (head-start cheater car)

Beware of “The Broken Nose” Derby Monster; it is guaranteed to get a four-and-a-half-inch head start at every race without internal engines or any other device! Continue reading

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