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Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-15-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By RichD
You mean an Aurora AFX Super G Plus ...

You mean an Aurora AFX Super G Plus

http://www.jaghobbies.com/images/slotcars/chassis/g+.jpg

I only have one of those. Turn the chassis upside down and remove the pickup shoes, then remove the...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-14-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By RichD
Here are instructions for the BSRT G3 car, the...

Here are instructions for the BSRT G3 car, the Tomy Super G+ uses the same procedure.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ICZHbtSAeQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWyd2lViF-I#t=891
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 12-14-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By RichD
Carrera track is made to take both 1/32nd and...

Carrera track is made to take both 1/32nd and 1/24th scale cars and is much wider than Scalextric track besides using a different connecting system. As far as I know there are no adapter sections...
Forum: Super Tires 12-14-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By RichD
https://i.imgur.com/xCr6KiG.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/xCr6KiG.jpg
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-13-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By RichD
Jel Claws are made of EPDM, which is used for...

Jel Claws are made of EPDM, which is used for automotive window gaskets. I have only done limited testing with Jel Claws, that was using the size for vintage Indy and Jalopy type cars. Super Tires...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-12-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By RichD
For AFX Mega G and Mega G+ tires there are...

For AFX Mega G and Mega G+ tires there are specific Mega G 442 Super Tires. For Tyco 440X-2 cars there is a wide and a narrow chassis. The wide chassis needs a slightly larger diameter tire. If you...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 12-11-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By RichD
To me it makes more sense to reduce the track...

To me it makes more sense to reduce the track voltage than to replace the motors in all of your cars. We run our cars without traction magnets and usually set the track voltage at ten volts.
One way...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-11-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By RichD
Big Dog Shootout 2019

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4902/44451486510_4934a53b77_o.jpg
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-10-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By RichD
Slot.it controllers are designed mostly for...

Slot.it controllers are designed mostly for 1/32nd cars that operate at a lower voltage than HO cars usually do. Slot.it controllers have a lot of adjustments so probably there is a combination that...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-10-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By RichD
Super Tires has a tire for just about any HO car...

Super Tires has a tire for just about any HO car on the market that fits the stock wheels perfectly and is the same OD as the stock tires. In addition there is the Tyco series of tires that come in...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-10-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By RichD
TransAms were run on the Champion track ...

TransAms were run on the Champion track
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v12/RichD/LenjetChampion.jpg

Open cars were run on the Parma track
https://i.imgur.com/KhczAuS.jpg

JL cars were run...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-09-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By RichD
ASRL TransAm field ...

ASRL TransAm field
https://i.imgur.com/KZ7yczA.jpg

ASRL TransAm Podium
https://i.imgur.com/Fq2w4yb.jpg

Open Podium
https://i.imgur.com/midZ36k.jpg

Johnny Lightning Podium
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 12-03-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By RichD
Until this year NOS Aurora rolling chassis and...

Until this year NOS Aurora rolling chassis and spare parts have been commonly available along with aftermarket gears, axles wheels, tires, pickup shoes, springs and motor brushes, so as far as I was...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-03-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By RichD
Podium Shots

Here are some podium shots from the Turkey Derby.

NSC Sportsman
https://i.imgur.com/qElOcx1.jpg

Open Competition
https://i.imgur.com/7ZN54YN.jpg

SK Modifieds...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 12-01-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By RichD
My club races the Johnny Lightning/Auto World...

My club races the Johnny Lightning/Auto World Thunderjet 500 cars without the neo traction magnet. We run those with weighted front ends like T-Jet SS cars use, but they use slip-on tires.
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 12-01-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By RichD
Here is another link to the motor list:...

Here is another link to the motor list: http://slotcarnews.blogspot.com/2007/02/slot-car-news-motor-list.html
The Excel spreadsheet version is nice because you can sort it by motor type.
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 12-01-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By RichD
Dash products are now mostly being sold on a...

Dash products are now mostly being sold on a closed Facebook site, you have to be on a list to visit that site. If you are interested you might contact Dan Cashmer and ask to be added to the list.
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 12-01-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By RichD
Dash Armature Testing

I did some testing with a Dash 3 lamination 16 ohm armature yesterday. I wanted to see if those would be competitive with a good worked up Aurora 16 ohm Fray/T-Jet SS armature. First I ran a T-Jet SS...
Forum: Shoreline Model Raceways 11-30-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By RichD
New IROC Cars

We run one IROC style race at each of our regular Wednesday night races. In all cases the cars stay in their lanes and only the drivers rotate. There are three sets of club owned cars, there are...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 11-28-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By RichD
When I was testing the latest T-Dash chassis with...

When I was testing the latest T-Dash chassis with the 3 lamination 16 ohm armature I noticed that I needed at least some brakes. Since the car had a 9 tooth drive pinion and my T-Jet SS cars mostly...
Forum: Connecticut 11-27-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By RichD
Ivoryton Raceway Ivoryton CT

There are two tracks, the first is a six lane Carrera oval.

https://i.imgur.com/5RVtBKu.jpg

The second track is the Lee Marquardt Speedway that was formerly in Salem, CT.
...
Forum: Connecticut 11-27-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,395
Posted By RichD
This year Lee Marquardt Speedway was moved to...

This year Lee Marquardt Speedway was moved to Ivoryton, CT.
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 11-26-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By RichD
HOCOC already allows the T-Dash chassis to be run...

HOCOC already allows the T-Dash chassis to be run in the T-Jet SS class. We have a separate class for JL/AW cars in SS trim except that they must use slip-on tires. The T-Dash chassis is also legal...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 11-26-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By RichD
1 Stop Slot Shop has not had any Tornado...

1 Stop Slot Shop has not had any Tornado armatures for some time, you can get one in a complete rolling chassis for only $199.99 however.
HOCOC does not allow Dash armatures in its T-Jet SS class,...
Forum: Routed HO Tracks 11-24-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By RichD
WD-40 is 11% light mineral oil, the rest is a...

WD-40 is 11% light mineral oil, the rest is a mixture of petroleum distillates. If I knew what those actually were I could look up their effect on PVC here:...
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