Pinewood Derby Axle Puller and Inserter Instructions


PRO Axle Puller / Inserter Instructions

axle puller tool
The PRO Axle Puller and Inserter tool makes it easy to remove and install pinewood derby axles without damaging the wheel or the axle.

The end with the U shaped slot is used to pull axles out.

The other end, nearest to the handle is used to push axles in.

The easy-grip handle makes these operations practically fool proof.

This tool is made from steel, so it will not bend or break.




How to remove an axle

how to remove axle To remove an axle, slide the U shaped slot over (or under) the axle head and using the handle to grip the tool, gently pull.




how to remove axle
The axle will easily pull away from the car as shown.


















How to insert your axle

how to insert an axle The other end of this tool, nearest to the handle has a concave area that is used to insert the axle.

The concave area fits perfectly over the axle head.











how to insert an axle

With the axle inserter end pressed firmly against the axle head, push the axle in.

Our Wheel Spacer Tool makes an ideal complementary Tool to get the exact spacing between the wheel hub and the car body.













Insert and Remove axles in a snap!


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      Tips & Hints

      Tungsten Putty is ideal for getting your car up to the maximum 5 oz limit. Drill a hole in the bottom of your car and insert Pinewood Pro Putty as the last step to bring your car to 5.0 oz. If the official scale weighs you in at 5.1 oz, simply remove a small amount of putty to bring it back to 5.0 oz.








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      lubes Tip

      When lubing your wheels and axles, shoot graphite powder into the wheel bore, spin your wheels, and repeat. Do this over newspaper in your garage or outside the house.



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      rules Hint

      BSA Rules are different from Awana Rules, which are different from Adult Race Rules, etc. Check our Pinewood Derby Rules page to download Pinewood Derby rules for different kinds of races.



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Pinewood Derby Axle Puller and Inserter Instructions