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Jr Dragster Parts & Engines

Upgrading or building your Jr dragster is a great way to add power and performance as well as family time. JEGS offers a wide selection of Jr dragster engines and parts from brands like JR Race Car, RJS Racing Equipment, JEGS and others to meet your performance and budget needs.

The Benefits of Buying Junior Dragster Parts

There are many benefits to buying junior dragster parts. When properly matched, the result will be increased power and performance for your Jr dragster, resulting in more wins. It is important to understand the components and their functions to make this possible. JEGS offers Jr dragster parts online. With over 60 years in the business, JEGS is the Jr dragster parts superstore.

Customer Questions About Jr. Dragster Parts

Buying quality Jr dragster parts and components can be overwhelming and confusing. There are many different factors to consider when shopping for junior dragster components including different brands, prices, warranties, performance capabilities, and much more. Because junior dragsters are often a significant investment, it is important to do your research and get all your questions answered prior to making a final purchase. If you are trying to learn more about Jr dragster parts, we can help you along the way. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about junior dragster parts:

How To Build A Jr Dragster Engine?

There is a lot of preparation and planning involved in building a Jr dragster motor. To begin, you need to select the size and type based on what the rulebooks allow so you can race in events. Jr dragster engine horsepower and size is regulated to make racing fair for all participants, so this has to be factored into planning as well. Building an engine starts with a block and then adding the crankshaft, connecting rods, and internal engine components. This is followed up by the cylinder heads and remaining parts to complete the engine build. JEGS offers a large selection of engine parts to choose from to help you with your build. If you choose to purchase an engine, JEGS offers a large Jr dragster engine selection to choose from.

How Long Is A Jr Dragster?

To race in a sanctioned event, Jr dragsters are required to have a wheel base between 90" and 150", with funny cars at 70" to 95", and roadsters 65" to 95" in length. Junior dragster front overhang cannot exceed 15", measured from centerline of front spindle to most forward point of car. Funny cars have a maximum overhang of 25". Before building, confirm with the track you will be racing at and the official rule book to ensure you meet the length requirements.

How To Build A Jr Dragster?

A lot of planning goes into building a junior dragster from scratch. Often people will purchase a junior dragster for sale to make the process easier. The Jr dragster cost range can vary from under $5,000 to as high as $10,000 or more depending on options. Sometimes a much lower price can be found if you locate a used Jr dragster for sale. People will also buy Jr dragster kits to make assembly easier. However, if you choose to build a completely new dragster the first thing you will need to do is get the current copy of the Jr dragster rule book. Everything built for the dragster needs to meet the requirements. Once the rulebook has been read thoroughly and understood, you can begin building. Typically, the junior dragster frame is built first. This is followed by the front and rear suspension, brakes and steering. To make the vehicle a "rolling chassis", Jr dragster front wheels, rear wheels, and Jr dragster tires are added to the completed chassis. The engine is then mounted as well as the driver seat, controls, electronics, fuel system and all of the small components.

Can't Find the Jr. Dragster Parts You Are Looking For?

A JEGS expert is ready to answer your questions and help you find the junior dragster parts that you require for your specific application.