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Forum: International 03-25-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,060
Posted By Tony.A
MR Slotcar-Australia

Address Unit 3/42-46 Hallam Road South, Hallam,Victoria
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx295/mosportsfan05/Mr%20Slotcar%20Grand%20Opening/IMG_0321_zpshqh87yf3.jpg...
Forum: International 03-25-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,046
Posted By Tony.A
Closure of centre

Mobile Raceways closed 24th December 2016 and re-opened 19th March 2017 in a new location and now known as MR Slotcar. New address is unit 3/42-46 Hallam Road South,Hallam Victoria
Forum: News & Reviews 03-21-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,578
Posted By Tony.A
Can/Am cars

Here is a pic of one of my favourite sports cars the Matich SR4
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx295/mosportsfan05/IMG_0137_zps2e70lcn5.jpg...
Forum: News & Reviews 03-15-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,578
Posted By Tony.A
Can/Am bodies

Pattos make a good range of Can/Am bodies including the F5000 based cars
Forum: Slot.it Forum and News 02-22-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,016
Posted By Tony.A
Next Can/Am car

I voted for the Porsche 917/30 but would like to see the Matich SR3 or the Elfin MS7
Forum: News & Reviews 02-22-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,578
Posted By Tony.A
Can/Am cars

I would like to see a couple of classic Aussie sports cars such as the Elfins and the dominant Matich
Forum: 1/24 Scale Slot Cars 02-14-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,040
Posted By Tony.A
Ride height

Here in Australia we run 1mm clearance which you can adjust with shims different size pillow blocks and tyre size.Checkout the rules on the Auslot Forum the classes that we run and the...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 12-28-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,555
Posted By Tony.A
Backdrop

There are some websites that have free backdrops of crowd scenes that you can download.One site is www.slotters.de
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 08-19-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By Tony.A
front end bouncing

True the front wheels and tyres and check that the axle isn't bent
Forum: 1/24 Scale Slot Cars 08-12-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By Tony.A
to cut or not to cut

It all depends on what the class rules are.Are you drag racing or circuit racing?If racing flexis or Group 12s don't cut the wheel arches as this helps give the body some strength around the frontal...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 07-28-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,628
Posted By Tony.A
Parma Womps

The womps are also a cheap way of making a chassis for drag car or hard body car.Just cut them in half and solder in some spring steel rods to extend the chassis.
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 07-26-2016, 02:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,628
Posted By Tony.A
Womps

Mobile Raceways here in Melbourne,Australia has some womp chassis as well as the International 32 chassis and kits
Forum: Scaleauto 07-22-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,502
Posted By Tony.A
Tyre cleaner

In Australia we use masking tape,lint rollers or Shellite(cigarette lighter fluid) to clean tyres. Shellite being the only chemicals allowed on the tyres. No tyre treatments to soften or give more...
Forum: Routed Track Scale Racing 07-09-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 40,089
Posted By Tony.A
A nice layout but you can put a long straight in...

A nice layout but you can put a long straight in it easily.Get rid of th tight infield section and run the straight into the left hand 90 degree corner.You can replace the hairpin with a donut and...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 05-24-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By Tony.A
Tyres

When running hard rubber tyres my favourites are Slot.It N22 and MJK. When running foam tyres it is Alpha Wonder Rubber,Plafit,Scaleauto and Slot.It
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 04-18-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 403,496
Posted By Tony.A
R1 curves

No i don't find that excessive on a four lane layout but i was referring more to a 2 lane layout
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 04-18-2016, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,729
Posted By Tony.A
Layout width

I wouldn't go any wider than 7 feet unless you can walk all the way around the track or plan using grabbers to reach deslotted cars.There are plenty of good layouts that don't have too many tight...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 04-18-2016, 01:05 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 403,496
Posted By Tony.A
R1 curves

To Grunz and Mr.Flippant,i don't totally dislike R1 curves as you both seem to think that i do.When used in conjunction with other radius curves they do help to make a corner more challenging...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 04-15-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 403,496
Posted By Tony.A
R1 curves

Mr.Flippant,Not everyone likes R1 curves,just like some people prefer digital over analog or vice versa or 1/24 over 1/32,etc.Some people like tight switchback hairpins in their tracks,other people...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 04-15-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,334
Posted By Tony.A
Metal Chassis

Whomp cars is actaually Womp Womp cars from Parma,1/32 scale brass or steel chassis that take any type of motor
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 04-15-2016, 12:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,334
Posted By Tony.A
Metal Chassis

MJK Engineering here in Australia make some nice fully adjustable 1/24 & 1/32 chassis for use with lexan and hard bodies.JK Products also make some nice 1/32 chassis and Plafit has a fully adjustable...
Forum: Routed Track Scale Racing 03-17-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,517
Posted By Tony.A
If you want a big banked curve in the space you...

If you want a big banked curve in the space you have you could build a small version of a Blue King track
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 02-19-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By Tony.A
Tires

Here in Australia we use MJK tyres as replacements for Scalextric,Ninco,SCX,Slot.It,Scaleauto and BRM
original tyres.
Forum: 1/24 Scale Slot Cars 02-16-2016, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,891
Posted By Tony.A
What is your pick?

It would depend on what track or tracks are at the centre that you are going to attend.If it is a King,i would run a wing car and a Difalco controller.If it is a flat track,any Plafit or Scaleauto...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 01-05-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,336
Posted By Tony.A
fastest cars

The fastest 1/32 car that i have raced was a Parma International 1/32 with a Group 12 motor and a winged body.As far as plastic chassis cars it would have to be any NSR,especially with foam tyres.
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