Car Axles & Wheels

/Car Axles & Wheels

With every racer in the Pinewood Derby operating under the same and equal power source, gravity, it’s the little things like wheels, axles, weight distribution and lubrication that make the difference between the winners and losers. Specific rules apply to each of these individual items, and here at Shopvelox.com, we have the inside track on how to get the best results possible from each component.

Our selection features the best Pinewood Derby Racing Axles available for your racer, CNC machined from official kit parts by Derby Worx. If you are looking for even more speed from your racer where rules allow any nail type axle, check out the precision fit Stainless Steel Viper and Javelin’s or the Titanium Titan axles.

Pinewood Derby Car Racing Wheels – Lightweight & Fast!

Precision Pinewood Derby wheels are the heart of any derby racer and are one of the major keys to unlocking the speed of your pinewood derby car. Here at Shopvelox.com, we stock all the best Pinewood Derby wheels and axles, maintaining a selection to fit any rule requirement.

From the best Pinewood Derby speed wheels and selected mold-matched sets that you can perform your favorite modifications on to the awesome Derby Worx Pro Ultra Lite Racing Wheels for BSA Pinewood Derbies and Pro RSX razor wheels for Dad’s open class car, we have something for everyone.

As you’ll see from the official BSA Pinewood Derby wheels comparison chart at the bottom of the page, options run from the no-prep stock wheels weighing in at 2.7 grams each all the way to the Derby Worx Pro Ultra Lite Pinewood Derby car wheels that weigh a mere one gram apiece. Our variety of lightweight Pinewood Derby wheels has everything you need.

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  • Get one of the Few Prepped wheel and axle sets for the Awana ® . Grand Prix 3 Spoke Wheel pinewood derby league. Learn More about our axles:www.pinewoodderbyspeedaxles.com

    Awana® is a registered trademark of Awana Clubs International. Derby Dust® is not in any way affiliated with Awana Clubs International.

  • All of the imperfections have been removed from these wheels while making them the lightest wheel on the market right around 1 gram each! Almost half the weight has the closest competitor. Lighter wheel means less rotational drag which means a fast start and lightning fast down the track.  

    Awana® is a registered trademark of Awana Clubs International. Derby Dust® is not in any way affiliated with Awana Clubs International.

  • 24x Official BSA Axles. Not modified in any way. A great idea to purchase a few extra if you have never prepped axles before!
  • javelin pinewood derby axles
    They feature an oversized .093 bearing surface for the Ultimate wheel hub to axle fitment, superior wheel stability and unmatched speed. The Main shaft is then reduced to a standard size .088 so the Javelin will work with the slots found in all brands of Pinewood Derby Kits   THESE ARE NOT BSA AXLES
  • After you have wet sanded your axles, get that mirror polish with this compound. Use a drill and provided clean t-shirts strips to bring those axles to a mirror finish. More than enough to do a dozen axles. 1 Gram of 2 micron heavy concentration diamond polish. We use it on our axles! White T-Shirt Strips. No need to go and tear up that old t-shirt. We provided 2x strips for all your needs.
  • Ready to race axle set sure to get you the advantage of the next guy. You have done your research, you choose how much grit you want! I do the rest. I go up to 60,000 grit poilsh starting at 400 grit and working all the way to 60,000 if you want. EZ axle upgrades using various wet sands than finally different buffing compuonds that bring out that luster everyone knows exist! Then you can choose to seal the deal with a Krtox metal binding agent. Not oil rubbed on! But krytox that will seal the entire metal surface!  

    Awana® is a registered trademark of Awana Clubs International. Derby Dust® is not in any way affiliated with Awana Clubs International.

  • Short and Sweet. 1.5 or 2.5 degree steering axle for AWANA ® Grand Prix Club Pinewood Derby  

    Awana® is a registered trademark of Awana Clubs International. Derby Dust® is not in any way affiliated with Awana Clubs International.

  • Ready to race axle set sure to get you the advantage of the next guy. You have done your research, you choose how much grit you want! I do the rest. I go up to 60,000 grit poilsh starting at 400 grit and working all the way to 60,000 if you want. EZ axle upgrades using various wet sands than finally different buffing compuonds that bring out that luster everyone knows exist! Then you can choose to seal the deal with a Krtox metal binding agent. Not oil rubbed on! But krytox that will seal the entire metal surface!
  • Ready to race axle set (4x axles) sure to get you the advantage of the next guy. You have done your research, you choose how much grit you want! I do the rest. I go up to 100,000 grit polish starting at 400 grit and working all the way to 1000,000 if you want. EZ axle upgrades using various wet sands than finally different buffing compounds that bring out that luster everyone knows exist! Then you can choose to seal the deal with a Krtox metal binding agent. Not oil rubbed on! But krytox that will seal the entire metal surface! Scroll down to read about all the options.
  • SHort and Sweet. 1.5 or 2.5 degree steering axle for BSA Pinewood Derby
  • Build a Wheel according to your desire. This is a work in progress. More options will be available as we gather more requests. If you have requests that are not available, please email us   DERBY DUST DOES NOT ADVOCATE CHEATING OR BREAKING YOUR PACK'S RULES. YOU MUST DETERMINE WHAT YOU FEEL IS ALLOWED BY YOUR PACKS RULES. PLEASE DO NOT ASK US TO MAKE THIS JUDGMENT CALL FOR YOU. WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO TELL YOU UP FRONT WHAT WE THINK IS ALLOWED. Below is Pack 502 rules AS AN EXAMPLE. These guys are SUPER STRICT. Basically the ONLY modification allowed s sanding. Each pack is different. We will not be held responsible for your decisions.

    WHEELS Made your way. Will NEED 1 DAY to make. THESE ARE CUSTOM. Meaning will ship next business day after ordering. ORDER MONDAY NIGHT-SHIPS WEDNESDAY MORNING. ORDER TUESDAY DAY SHIPS WEDNESDAY NIGHT.. NO SAME DAY SHIPPING. On a Builders NOTE.... You will need a set of pliers to pull the axles once installed. You are paying for custom wheels. Make sure that you DO NOT damage them! You will bend/warp out of round. Then the wheel will not roll correctly and you just wasted $$$. Please don't let this be I told you so moment.
  • Not some cheap thing from a hobby store.  1 Dozen (12x) Applicators!
  • Get the right gap everytime without damaging your wheels!
  • Ready to race pinewood derby axle set sure to get you the advantage of the next guy. We took the guess work away. Our Best selling set! 100% compliant 99.9% of the time. Scroll down to learn more: READ MORE: www.pinewoodderbyspeedaxles.com
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    This axle starts life as an official B.S.A. Pinewood Derby axle. It is C.N.C. machined true and round, Derby Worx then adds 2 grooves (1 large main groove and 1 small groove behind the axle head) to reduce friction and hold graphite then head is back-cut for further friction reduction at the hub face on the wheel. They are semi-polished so the builder can finish it their spec.
  • Out of stock
    pinewood derby 4 groove axle pinewood derby 4 groove axle
    This axle starts life as an official B.S.A. Pinewood Derby axle. It is C.N.C. machined true and round, Derby Worx then adds 4 grooves (1 behind the axle head and 3 in the hub contact area) to reduce friction and hold graphite then head is back-cut for further friction reduction at the hub face on the wheel. They are semi-polished so the builder can finish it their spec.
  • Axle kit (4x axles) that contain: 2x2.5 degree axles, 1x1.5 degree angles, 1x straight axle
  • New pack rules, require a new wheel set. I made these wheels according to the pack trends I am seeing. I saw a need for a hand picked, wheels for you. So here it is. Charlie wheel meets pack specs of wheel width, diameter, and tread. We addressed the inner hub and took a bit of the inside to lighten the wheel if your pack allows. Scroll below to look and see what you think. 4x Weight Reduced Wheels Scroll below options to see info.
  • Not every derby participant wants to bend the rules to win. 100% Legal Wheel Set for 99.9% of packs. Please check your local rules as always! This wheel set has given on average a 0.015-0.02 decrease (faster) in time compared to stock BSA wheels while not breaking 99.9% of all pack rules. Shave an additional .01-.015 seconds of your race when polishing with our polishing kit / service.  Get a better wheel. We are not hiding anything. We tell all. If you want to do it yourself, here are our steps. We believe that our wheel set is one of the best on the markets. Because of this we have purchased separate machines for each process to ensure repeatability. It not necessary to make batches at a time. We will not run out of wheels. Simple.
  • By far one of the fastest wheels on the market designed for the strictest of rules. SET OF 4 WHEELS Weight reduced wheel, with lots of factory parts. Factory inner hub, factory inner edge, factory outer hub. Flawless bores, machined outer tread for consistent rotation. All the perks, with meeting more requirements. More info. SCROLL DOWN

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  • derbyworx-inertia-lite-wheels derbyworx-inertia-lite-wheels
    The Pro Inertia-Lite wheels weigh in at 1.8 g and retain all of the lettering and numbering inside so they will meet many Pack, District and Council Rules.   4x wheels for list price.
  • derby worx ultra lite derbyworx-pro-ultra-lite-wheels
    The Pro Ultra-Lites weigh in at 1g each with 100's of hours of testing on our track.  B.S.A. racing and a WIRL Championship under their belt, you can be assured these are not just any lightened and weakened 1 race wonders. Lighter Wheel weight than stock BSA wheels, decreasing rotational inertia, thus allowing quicker starts and overall times. Can be run as is, or polished with Novus / plastic polish to remove micro scratches. You choose! This set of wheels usually yield an increase of speed by reducing on average 0.03-0.04 seconds in time with properly tuned car. Listening to a set of these wheels run, you can tell they are in a league of their own! List is for 4X wheels.  
  • pinewood derby wheel polish kit
    Nearly every once skips this step. 20 minutes of work = faster speeds as much as 0.010-0.015 seconds. So simple you cubber can do it.
  • pinewood derby polishing spears
    Have your own polishing idea, but no way to do it? We found these gems. One of the best swabs out there! Nice woven cotton swab on a stiff paper stick. Will not scratch or the surface of your plastic.