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Old 01-08-2020, 06:30 PM
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Should my son select a heavy or light Hot Wheels for a Hot Wheels race?


Next weekend, my son and I are going to a Father-Son camp and they are having a matchbox car race tournament/competition.

You can see last year's competition here to get the idea. They put the cars on a ramp "pinewood derby" style and race them.

Anyway, I thought he should choose a heavier vehicle, though he thinks lighter ones would be faster. I have a postal scale to weigh them down to the ounce.

When I did pinewood derby as a kid, we always added weights on the bottom to make them heavier(within the weight limits, that is). Same idea? Heavier is better? He'll probably choose a few cars.

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