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Air Shields and Fenders

Discussion in 'Ask The Pros' started by Chris Stevenson, Jan 19, 2023.

  1. Chris Stevenson

    Chris Stevenson Pinewood Ninja

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    I'm sure this question has been asked a million times. Do air shields and fenders make your car faster? I feel like I've gotten all the speed I can out of the ladder body, tungsten cubes at the back, thin wedge, axle and wheel prep, etc. there is to get. A couple of the few things I haven't tried are air shields and fenders. Do they work?
     
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    T-Bone Racing Workshop Leader

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    Yep, both increase speed. You’ll probably get about a .010-.015 speed increase in your times if everything else is equal and if the fenders are done well.
     
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    DerbyDad4Hire Administrator Staff Member 25+ Pro Race Wins! National Champion

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    It shows up more with traffic! But YES IF done correctly.
     
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    HurriCrane Racing PWD Royalty 25+ Pro Race Wins! Pro Racer National Champion

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    Yes, they will make your car faster as long as you maintain clearance with wheels and track.
    Like John mentioned, it really shows in traffic.
     
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