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advise on how to build

Discussion in 'Ask The Pros' started by Derrick Love, Feb 25, 2020.

  1. Derrick Love

    Derrick Love Pack Champion

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    Hey guys, I would like to get a few opinions on how to build to comply with the rules. cub scout racing
    -dry lub only
    -4 wheels flat on floor, no cant
    -no grooved axles
    -wheel base must be between 3 11/16 and 4 11/16
    -no light weight wheels
    -5oz car

    I plan on a ladder body with 1/64 birch top
    I worry about the wiggles with 2+oz in front and 2oz behind axle
    42 ft aluminum track
    please help
     
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    What is the exact wording around this rule?
     
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    No canted wheels, wheels must roll flat
     
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    Follow this as much as possible: https://5kidsracing.webs.com/cubscoutbuildtips.htm (exclude the canting and rail riding related tips)

    You will be using straight axles and stock wheels.

    A good set of wheels and axles that would work for you on derbydad4hire.com:
    Wheels- BASX BSA Wheel - Black, Outer Hub fixed, size Tall
    Axles- BSA Elite Speed (No groove and no pre-bent)

    Make sure you follow the guide for prepping the wheels and axles. If you have any questions feel free to ask.
     
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    yea I just placed a big order with john, I will take a look at this
     

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