pinewood derby car
Serving the Pinewood
Derby Community Since 1999
Build a Pinewood Derby Car that Reaches ...
Pinewood Derby® Experts
Speed Supplies, Kits, Tools, and More
Contact Us Cart

Pinewood Derby Times Newsletter Free Newsletter
Subscribe for a
Free Car Plan
shipping logos Free Shipping
international shippingInternational
Shipping Available
Fast Pinewood Derby Car Shipping Fast Shipping
Orders Placed Today
Shipped Today or Next Business Day

pinewood derby checkered flag Unique Products to Improve Your Pinewood Derby Performance! pinewood derby checkered flag

Pinewood Derby

> New Products
For the 2017-18 season.

> Speed to the Finish!
The most complete source for pinewood derby speed tips and techniques on the market today!

> Kits & Blocks
Pre-cut pinewood derby car kits, blocks, bulk kits, and more.

> Wheels & Axles
Speed wheels, speed axles, competition components, and more!

> Pinewood Derby Weight
Tungsten, lead, and steel weight for your pinewood derby car.

> Specialty Tools
Unique and innovative tools to get the maximum speed from your car!

> Speed Supplies
Pinewood derby polishing supplies, lubes, and more!

> Pinewood Car Plans
Detailed car plans, with templates and step-by-step instructions.

> Decals, Etc.
Decals, Body Skins, pinstriping, and more!

> Pinewood Accessories
Accessories, finishing supplies, paint stencils, DerbyDome, and more!

> Race Management
Pinewood derby software, gauges, and more!

> Inventory Clearance
Get great deals!

> Free Speed Tips
Learn the Five Keys to Pinewood Derby Speed!

> First Pinewood Derby?
Recommendations to get you started on the right track!

> Kit Specific Help
Identify your kit type and find out how our products apply.

> Q&A
Answers to the most asked questions.

9/32 Inch Tungsten Rod
3.5 Ounces
Pinewood Derby Weight

9/32 Inch Tungsten Rod

-- New --
Tungsten Rod
3.5 ounces

In Stock
  From Randy:
Tungsten Rods combine the simplicity of cylindrical weight with the low height benefit of cube weight. These tungsten rods allow thin cars to be built without creating underbody pockets."

Need a drill bit for the Tungsten Rod?
Click Here and Order Part 5004

Make Your COG More Aggressive
Three Tungsten Rods: 1.05 Ounces - Six 1/4 Cubes: 1.03 Ounces
Product Content

Ten, 9/32" Tungsten Rods weighing approximately 0.35 ounces each, for a total weight of approximately 3.5 ounces.

Product Specifications

Diameter - 9/32 inch

Length - 0.56 inch

What is Tungsten?

Tungsten is a metal with one of the highest densities. Tungsten is 1.7 times more dense than lead, 2.4 times denser than steel, and 2.7 times denser than zinc. race car.
Rod Car
Sample Car With 3 Rods in the Back Three Holes, and 1 Rod in the Front Hole.
Balance Point: 9/16 inch
Car Thickness: 3/8 inch at back

How to Use this Product

Tungsten Rods can be easily used for pinewood derby car weighting, and can result in a more aggressive COG than can be acheived with 1/4 inch tungsten cubes.

Drill 19/64 inch diameter holes into the side of the block (a drill press is recommended). Then cut out the car. Glue rods in place, fill the holes, then sand and paint. A small hole in the bottom of the car is recommended for final weight adjustment iwth Tungsten Putty.


> About Us
> Our Philosophy
> Why Buy From Us?
> Privacy & Security
> Child Safety
Customer Service

> Contact Us
> Return Policy
> Shipping
> In Store Purchase
Other Things

> Testimonials
> Our Results
> Links
> Mobile Site
Follow Us

Pinewood Derby Facebook Page Maximum Velocity Twitter Page Pinewood Derby Blog

We Accept

Charge Cards
Our Guarantee
We cannot guarantee that your pinewood derby car will win a trophy, but we can guarantee that you will be satisfied with our products. If you are not satisfied with a product, please refer to our Return Policy

website security Copyright © 2017 by Maximum Velocity, Inc.
® Maximum Velocity! is a registered trademark of Maximum Velocity, Inc.
Pinewood Derby is a registered trademark of Boy Scouts of America
Awana is a registered trademark of Awana Clubs International
Updated November 15, 2017
Maximum Velocity, Inc. BBB Business Review    Pinewood Derby Site Security    ICRA