These instructions demonstrate how to build an inexpensive simple Soap Box Derby Car. You should be able to build this car for about $50. Study this pictures and it will make your build easier. You may need to refer to these later if you have questions.
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Step 1: Exploded View Refrence
Refer to these drawings if you have questions or need more clarification. It shows all the components that are in the assembly.
Step 2: Gather Needed Supplies and Hardware Reference Sheet
Preparation Step (Most Important)
The most important step of these instructions is safety. Please wear appropriate safety gear when needed. Safety glasses will protect your eyes when drilling and work gloves will protect your hands. When using power tools, follow all safety guidelines in the owners manual. Children should be assisted by an adult when building this kit.
These instructions are written for a builder of average skill. You can change and customize you car in anyway that you like.
Gather all your needed supplies. You can just print these off and use as a shopping list. Any Home Improvement store will sell these items with the exception of the wheels, they may be harder to find, but you can substitute other wheels if you'd like.
Step 3: Step #1 Building the Front Axle Assembly
Step 4: Step #2 Attaching Front Axle Assembly to Frame
Step 5: Step #3 & #4 Building and Attaching Rear Axle Assembly
Step 6: Step #5 Attaching the Seat
Step 7: Installing Brake and Steering Rope
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