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Forum: Slot Car Tech Tips - Q&A

Slot car tech tips and advice - ask those nagging questions about the technical side of slot car building and slot car racing. "Real time answers - even to stupid questions"!

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    1. In this forum, I am purely a slot car racer. I only post about what I am doing with my slot car racing program. My purpose is to discuss slot car racing as a builder and as a racer. This is about tire wrenches, comm truer, soldering iron, acid flux, axle spacers, guides, cans, magnets, motor spacers....you name it, if it has to do with slot cars, I am on it. I am Slotcar Racer. This is a "blog" style forum - NO NEW THREADS - just one daily blog thread lead by Slotcar Racer.

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    2. Lee Gilbert has been a top builder of winning slot cars since back in the "Golden Age" 1960's, with wing slot cars in the 70's & 80's, and in the 90's to present times is building winning Eurosport and flat track slot cars. Lee will answer your questions about Eurosport and flat track "scale" slot car racing here.

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    3. Ask the man behind Best O' West, Monty Ohren all your tech questions. Monty is a first class guy and one of the premier slot car motor builders.

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    4. Multiple National and World Champion Paul Ciccarello answers questions about slot cars - from Womps & Flexi Cars, to Scale Eurosport & Group 7 Wing Cars. Since Paul C has become involved primarily with R/C racing now, this forum is closed to posting new questions - but still can serve as a reference for reading past Q & A.

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  2. Track Owner's Corner

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    Here's a forum for slot car track owners to share their knowledge and experience with other current and prospective slot car track owners.

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  3. Track Building

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    Slot car track building - wood track & table construction, design, wiring, power, lap counters, etc. for building home/club tracks.

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  4. Questions, answers, & advice about power supplies... by & for track owners & potential track owners, as well as those building tracks.

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  5. Lap Counters & Software - Tech Tips Q & A for questions, tips, advice, etc about slot car lap counters & software.

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  6. Controller Talk

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    Slot Car Controller Talk - Tech Tips Q & A for questions, tips, advice, etc about slot car controllers.

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    1. Joe's Track of Courage - threads related to the building of a custom controller & track for Joe Paulin - who was left quadriplegic after an auto accident.

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  1. please fix my confusion x 2 - chassis / motors

    Started by wittyracin, 04-05-2010 01:57 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,413
    04-05-2010, 03:59 AM Go to last post
  2. speed fx s16d

    Started by wittyracin, 03-25-2010 07:09 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,054
    04-04-2010, 03:53 AM Go to last post
  3. Cool Guide Flag to Slot Question

    Started by Cobbler, 04-03-2010 09:37 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,296
    04-03-2010, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  4. Kelly super16 Motors burning up

    Started by kkmf84, 03-31-2010 07:49 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,531
    04-03-2010, 08:16 AM Go to last post
  5. Question Balancing

    Started by threestoogess, 02-28-2010 09:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,302
    03-31-2010, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  6. falcon motors backing up

    Started by Mic Byrd, 03-30-2010 03:59 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,657
    03-30-2010, 06:45 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,301
    03-28-2010, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  7. Zapping Int 15 magnets

    Started by Gill A, 03-27-2010 09:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,449
    03-28-2010, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  8. Gears Gears Gears..

    Started by Flyinnb, 03-24-2010 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,663
    03-24-2010, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  9. testing on a oval

    Started by 8 lane racer, 03-17-2010 06:02 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,045
    03-19-2010, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  10. Gear Ration Chart

    Started by mazur50, 11-03-2002 10:43 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 5,752
    03-18-2010, 06:06 PM Go to last post
  11. Front Body Pin Location

    Started by FC363, 03-16-2010 03:52 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,614
    03-16-2010, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  12. Thumbs up Gear Ratio Charts

    Started by Joe243672, 03-14-2010 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,616
    03-16-2010, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  13. my birthday wish list

    Started by wittyracin, 03-14-2010 06:06 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,190
    03-15-2010, 05:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,649
    03-14-2010, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  14. Moved: Airbrushing 202

    Started by Roger Schmitt, 07-21-2005 08:24 PM
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  15. Homemade power supply?

    Started by kaz90, 02-15-2010 03:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 10,299
    03-11-2010, 06:13 AM Go to last post
  16. Building an alloy open wing chassis

    Started by Gill A, 03-05-2010 07:58 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 6,257
    03-11-2010, 05:41 AM Go to last post
  17. Tire Question

    Started by FC363, 03-10-2010 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,260
    03-10-2010, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  18. armature timing

    Started by wittyracin, 01-29-2010 05:48 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 8,123
    03-08-2010, 04:01 AM Go to last post
  19. Cool flexi 1 set

    Started by wittyracin, 03-03-2010 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,766
    03-04-2010, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  20. When to let a chassis go.

    Started by cya later racer, 08-26-2009 02:31 PM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,768
    03-01-2010, 11:42 AM Go to last post
  21. pics of chassis

    Started by wittyracin, 02-24-2010 07:09 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,304
    02-26-2010, 06:05 AM Go to last post
  22. what is this chassis

    Started by wittyracin, 02-23-2010 03:34 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,740
    02-23-2010, 05:54 AM Go to last post
  23. what is this chassis

    Started by wittyracin, 02-23-2010 03:37 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,399
    02-23-2010, 05:37 AM Go to last post
  24. Testing arms questions

    Started by trickyvic3, 02-03-2010 08:47 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 7,168
    02-19-2010, 04:46 PM Go to last post
  25. newbie seeting up a womp

    Started by wittyracin, 01-25-2010 08:07 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,340
    02-16-2010, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  26. Balance your tires and spur gear

    Started by dante, 02-10-2010 12:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,332
    02-10-2010, 07:04 PM Go to last post
  27. Womp drag car for fun

    Started by wittyracin, 02-09-2010 09:38 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,332
    02-10-2010, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  28. Too many tires!

    Started by dante, 01-30-2010 07:19 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-10-2010, 01:08 PM Go to last post
  29. Cobalt Motors

    Started by hrnts69, 02-07-2010 12:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,575
    02-08-2010, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  30. Jk 7

    Started by Bruce S., 01-29-2010 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    02-01-2010, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  31. armature timing

    Started by wittyracin, 01-28-2010 05:59 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,638
    01-29-2010, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  32. Angry 4" cheetah chassis

    Started by wittyracin, 01-25-2010 08:57 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 8,193
    01-26-2010, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  33. Question Solder On Pinions

    Started by speedjunkie, 01-19-2010 11:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 6,136
    01-19-2010, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  34. Smile cheetah 7 & gearing

    Started by Hilb1le, 01-15-2010 02:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,031
    01-16-2010, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  35. Wrightway Power Supply Help

    Started by Quickerthanu, 12-15-2009 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,433
    12-16-2009, 05:44 PM Go to last post
  36. 501 deathstar ?

    Started by the magician, 11-24-2009 10:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,598
    11-24-2009, 01:08 PM Go to last post
  37. A tight corner on an oval

    Started by dante, 11-22-2009 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,798
    11-24-2009, 12:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,958
    11-23-2009, 09:12 PM Go to last post
  38. Endbell screws...

    Started by okibonoe, 12-04-2008 09:05 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,891
    11-22-2009, 12:50 PM Go to last post
  39. Question Set Screws

    Started by threestoogess, 08-17-2009 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,078
    11-22-2009, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  40. Inline Gears

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 08-30-2009 09:32 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 4,342
    11-15-2009, 07:58 PM Go to last post
  41. Group 12 motor

    Started by slotcardrags, 11-12-2009 10:37 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,783
    11-14-2009, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  42. Retaging of Armature

    Started by Janders, 11-14-2009 03:09 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,509
    11-14-2009, 03:28 AM Go to last post
  43. Super 16c's In Gtp's

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 10-02-2009 05:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,963
    11-05-2009, 10:03 PM Go to last post
  44. Question Refresh Airbrush & Painting Pictures?

    Started by Jim Person, 10-12-2009 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 5,426
    11-01-2009, 09:05 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 5,278
    10-30-2009, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  45. Brush Cream

    Started by Chasegtp1590, 10-15-2009 03:45 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,227
    10-30-2009, 10:53 PM Go to last post
  46. Anybody talked to Gil lately

    Started by Mahill, 10-26-2009 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,837
    10-30-2009, 12:20 AM Go to last post

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