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Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 12-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By YHR
Thanks for the effort guys, and thanks to...

Thanks for the effort guys, and thanks to whoever is responsible for getting the BARC BMW running again. Some spirited racing, with some hoots and hollers.

This site and my Ipad do not seem to...
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 10-10-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,084
Posted By YHR
Will have to assume the BARC RedBull BMW was one...

Will have to assume the BARC RedBull BMW was one of the cars to suffer an issue during the race. Looks like I finished comfortably in last place after a promising qualifying pace.
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 10-10-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,084
Posted By YHR
Thanks for the qualifying run. Very close times...

Thanks for the qualifying run. Very close times should make for some interesting racing. Looks like my scratchbuilt chassis is running better than the Avant I used last year. Nice to be in the...
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 10-01-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By YHR
Paul My car is running PGT urethanes. ...

Paul

My car is running PGT urethanes. Couldn't find any Yellow-dogs otherwise
I would be running those, as they seem to be the tire of choice.

Motor is an Avant 20k long can.
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 10-01-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By YHR
10.12 is a time I am happy with. That Carrera is...

10.12 is a time I am happy with. That Carrera is a brick of a body. My goal this year was to build a car that was easy to drive. On my home track this car was smooth and predictable. I don’t have...
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 09-26-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,415
Posted By YHR
Ouch. I send mine small package Air, and it was...

Ouch. I send mine small package Air, and it was around $25.00. No tracking or insurance,but so far so good with this service. I have shipped literally hundreds of packages, small package air, and...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 08-25-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By YHR
It is quite a bit quicker.. whether it is quick...

It is quite a bit quicker.. whether it is quick enough remains to be seen
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 08-25-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By YHR
Bmw m4

Built a wire and Brass chassis for a Carrera BMW M4 for an upcoming proxy. Dremel was used to remove some plastic from the body.

...
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 08-25-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,415
Posted By YHR
Got this car prepared. Dremel was used to remove...

Got this car prepared. Dremel was used to remove some plastic from the body. Gone is the Avant chassis, replaced with a scratch built wire and brass. Couldn't find any Yellowdogs, so have to stick...
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 08-16-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,415
Posted By YHR
I’m in. Just built a new chassis

I’m in. Just built a new chassis
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 08-16-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,415
Posted By YHR
Count me in. Just built a new chassis for my BMW...

Count me in. Just built a new chassis for my BMW M4. Still a heavy sled, but it should run quicker
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 01-29-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,102
Posted By YHR
3 rd attempt at posting. Primary reason I don’t...

3 rd attempt at posting. Primary reason I don’t post much here anymore

Looking forward to seeing other entries
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 01-29-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,414
Posted By YHR
Nice car Peter. I am sure it goes well Re...

Nice car Peter. I am sure it goes well

Re track voltage. My Lexus and Ferrari should be able to handle higher voltage if more top end is required. I have run them at 14 volts and they stay cool....
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 01-27-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,599
Posted By YHR
Yes, you can install 132 chips in 143 cars. I...

Yes, you can install 132 chips in 143 cars. I have more then one thread on this forum showing the conversion
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 01-11-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,044
Posted By YHR
Congrats to the podium finishers. Special...

Congrats to the podium finishers.

Special thanks to Paul for his set up work on my entry. Will spend more time building a chassis for this race next year.

Great race coverage.

Thanks
...
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 12-09-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By YHR
The wheels are good. You need to true the tires....

The wheels are good. You need to true the tires. For magnet racing the rubber on these wheels is actually quite good. I cast my own urethane tires for non magnet racing. A new Indy car with these...
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 12-08-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By YHR
I just stumbled on to Lego wheels. They are...

I just stumbled on to Lego wheels. They are readily available on eBay and direct from Lego.

Here is a McLaren that has Lego wheels and tires
...
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 11-28-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,869
Posted By YHR
You might be better served going with Carrera GO!...

You might be better served going with Carrera GO! rubber. They are about the only shop that could handle an order of 1000.
Forum: Digital 11-19-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,446
Posted By YHR
Digital 143 LC is different then the 132 stuff...

Digital 143 LC is different then the 132 stuff for Carrera. It uses a Soleniod to close the gate as well and doesn't have the mechanical trip that the 132 track has. So I can see it happening on...
Forum: The Last Open Road Proxy 11-13-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,176
Posted By YHR
No worries. Send mine back without insurance....

No worries. Send mine back without insurance. Should cost you less then 10. I will PayPal you the postage

Good luck with the surgery

Cheers

Dan
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 11-06-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By YHR
2017 Kleskun Hills Proxy Fun Run Race results

The race was run this weekend,

All things pertaining to the proxy can be found here

https://battlearmorrc.weebly.com/2017-kleskun-hills-proxy.html

The actual race
...
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 10-29-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By YHR
Kleskun Hill Qualifying result to date

All the cars at the track have now been qualified. I would like to thank all of the builders for the great cars that were sent in. They were all fun to drive, and every one of them is a little...
Forum: Slot Car Illustrated Touring Car Championship 10-27-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By YHR
I am running at the back, and am fine with this...

I am running at the back, and am fine with this decision. There will be a next time to prepare something different. Learning and getting better is the fun. I am relatively new to this and the fun is...
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 10-27-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By YHR
I will wait until the end of today, and if the...

I will wait until the end of today, and if the contingent from the UK is still missing, I will start qualifying without them. I will slot you cars in when they get here

Cheers

Dan
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 10-26-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By YHR
Synching isn't too bad . The countdown is what I...

Synching isn't too bad . The countdown is what I use. The software allows you to slide one video track ahead, so all I need to do is get the countdown synched.

Editing the video into a mini show...
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