Six Points of Friction


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TitleSix Points of Friction

CategorySpeed Tips

CommentI tell my sons there are 6 places friction occurs on a pinewood derby car. Then we take time to talk about each one. I let them dream up their own ways to reduce each area of friction (and artfully steer them to the time-tested solutions :)
1) Between Axles and Wheels
2) Between Wheel and Car Side
3) Between the Car and the Air
4) Between Wheels and Track
5) Between Wheels and Track Guide
6) Between Car Bottom and Track Guide

ContributorFerdinand Tretter


Date Entered29-Aug-2003

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