Asked by: Nath Dworatschek
asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th February, 2020

How do you reduce drag on a co2 dragster?

Because the dragster has parts moving against one another, friction is created. You can help reduce it by making sure the axles are free to rotate, and that the wheels and tires are not rubbing on the car body. Drag: Here's where aerodynamics come into play.

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In this regard, how can I make my co2 car go faster?

  1. Sketch out a design for your C02 dragster.
  2. Let your C02 block sit out in a warm, dry place for a minimum of a week.
  3. Draw your car's design onto a C02 car block.
  4. Cut the C02 block to conform to the design you drew on it using a jigsaw.
  5. Sand down your dragster until it's smooth all the way around.

Likewise, what is the most aerodynamic shape for a co2 car?

  • Wedge - A good aerodynamic shape because of it's long gradual slope. Which allows the air to travel over the surface easily.
  • • Lift - an upward force resulting from air being forced underneath a car.
  • • When a car is too heavy, it is hard to get into motion but once in motion it stays in motion easily.

Also Know, how do you reduce drag on a car?

Adjust the front fascia and air dam to reduce drag under the vehicle.

You can reduce your vehicle's aerodynamics by:

  1. Lifting it — "an inch of increased ride height degrades the coefficient of drag by about 10 drag counts [.
  2. Adding wider tires.

How do you make a co2 dragster?

  1. Step 1: Create Design. To create my design, I used CorelDraw x3.
  2. Step 2: Print Design and Cut. I then laser printed my design on the wood, I used a saw to cut it out.
  3. Step 3: Drill Holes.
  4. Step 4: Add Axels.
  5. Step 5: Use Washers.
  6. Step 6: Add Wheels.
  7. Step 7: Add CO2 Cartridge, and GO!
  8. Step 8: Ask Questions!

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