Pinewood Derby Graphite and NyOil Lubes
Axle lubrication is essential to win your race!
Pinewood Pro Graphite with moly additive
Our track tests showed an average speed increase of 17.2% to 22.1%, depending on the axles being used.
Adding powdered graphite to your axles is the single most important thing you can do to reduce friction.
HOWEVER, our track tests showed that our Graphite-Coated Axles outperforms NyOil coated axles.
Why use NyOil?
Is NyOil better than Graphite-Coated axles?
How to apply NyOil
Tips & Hints
Just like the pistons in an engine block, you want your axles to be tight fitting in the wheel bore, to reduce wheel wobble. If your Rules allow, use one of our slightly oversized Speed Axle or PRO Super Speed Axle.
Tungsten weights are ideal for pinewood derby cars. Tungsten is about 1/3 smaller than a zinc piece with the same weight. Therefore, you can pack Tungsten weights in a smaller area to optimize your center of gravity to maximize inertia giving you greater speed at the finish gate.
A warped block is ok, as long as your axles are square to the block. Use the PRO Driller Tool to drill perfectly straight axle holes which insures your car will roll straight.
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