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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. 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. Question .560 Arm tubes

    Started by 1SLOWHAND, 01-28-2008 06:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,116
    01-28-2008, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  2. Oval Racers

    Started by 8 lane racer, 01-13-2008 06:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,246
    01-28-2008, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  3. Lola-C Red Fox ?

    Started by Double D, 01-24-2008 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,462
    01-24-2008, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  4. Dick P I15 Chassis still legal

    Started by Lambert, 01-24-2008 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,135
    01-24-2008, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  5. Parma adjustable endbell

    Started by dmann, 01-21-2008 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,345
    01-23-2008, 03:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,560
    01-23-2008, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  6. Arm Rebalancing

    Started by Grandi Racing, 01-20-2008 02:57 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,198
    01-21-2008, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Question Cheetah 11 problem

    Started by Beadhead, 01-15-2008 08:39 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,967
    01-16-2008, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  8. Flat Track Grp 10 and 12 Motors?

    Started by steve h., 01-12-2008 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,987
    01-16-2008, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  9. Question Spray glue mixes?

    Started by jolt2, 01-05-2008 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,627
    01-14-2008, 04:45 PM Go to last post
  10. GT1 and ARP pinions ?

    Started by moregoo, 01-09-2008 07:34 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,319
    01-11-2008, 10:09 PM Go to last post
  11. Champion 601

    Started by dannybob, 01-07-2008 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,726
    01-08-2008, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  12. Weight Saving tips

    Started by Grandi Racing, 11-30-2007 08:12 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,040
    01-07-2008, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  13. East Coast Retro New Tech Tool

    Started by Noose, 01-03-2008 10:08 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,036
    01-03-2008, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  14. Arm wire

    Started by Joe243672, 12-25-2007 11:35 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,496
    12-28-2007, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  15. Lap times for GT12

    Started by spud80, 11-13-2007 09:22 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,245
    12-25-2007, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  16. moving up from 48p

    Started by loosenuts77, 12-18-2007 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,899
    12-24-2007, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  17. Question Int 15 info please

    Started by mudd75, 10-22-2007 04:20 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,702
    12-12-2007, 04:21 AM Go to last post
  18. Cool need help with gearing on king blue king

    Started by bob h, 12-04-2007 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,815
    12-05-2007, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  19. Question Int 15 qualifying

    Started by Mikey_13, 11-25-2007 12:51 AM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,956
    12-02-2007, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  20. straighten .025 cheetah 11

    Started by Firerescue127, 11-27-2007 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,221
    11-29-2007, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  21. Pushing or Pulling Magnets

    Started by tnttires, 11-21-2007 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,452
    11-26-2007, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  22. Perfect Setup or Perfect Arm?

    Started by tnttires, 11-21-2007 06:36 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,721
    11-25-2007, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  23. Soldering

    Started by Roho21, 11-23-2007 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,938
    11-23-2007, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  24. Setting gear mesh.

    Started by Jad_Eisert, 11-21-2007 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,407
    11-23-2007, 07:42 AM Go to last post
  25. Pro Slot Big Bruisers

    Started by Grandi Racing, 10-26-2007 05:40 AM
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 5,261
    11-21-2007, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  26. gp35?

    Started by Jad_Eisert, 11-17-2007 08:23 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,204
    11-18-2007, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  27. brake less armatures

    Started by Gill A, 11-15-2007 03:05 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,928
    11-18-2007, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  28. Gr.12 Pinion

    Started by GaryG, 11-16-2007 10:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,053
    11-16-2007, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  29. car hits wall, magnets lose strength?

    Started by Grandi Racing, 11-12-2007 12:18 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,467
    11-14-2007, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  30. Thicker armature spacers

    Started by ncsercs, 11-13-2007 09:57 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,366
    11-13-2007, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  31. Cheetah 11 4.5" chassis ?

    Started by Double D, 11-11-2007 07:36 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,428
    11-12-2007, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  32. Oil bottle cap

    Started by Janders, 10-14-2007 07:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 5,241
    11-07-2007, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  33. 4.5" stock car tech tool

    Started by hath27, 11-01-2007 09:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,988
    11-04-2007, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  34. Tire Grip

    Started by Ron, 11-04-2007 04:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,156
    11-04-2007, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  35. Gearing for a ps big dog motor

    Started by brassrodman, 11-01-2007 06:50 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,179
    11-02-2007, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  36. SpeedFX Chassis???

    Started by cdavis7, 10-19-2007 04:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,958
    10-30-2007, 09:01 PM Go to last post
  37. Best solution/method for cleaning armatures

    Started by Cubic$Racing, 10-20-2007 03:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,119
    10-27-2007, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  38. Motor Bushings?

    Started by Mike Patterson, 10-19-2007 06:44 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,697
    10-22-2007, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  39. Falcon 7 Break- In

    Started by gman54, 08-23-2007 10:19 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 6,097
    10-22-2007, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  40. BOW's Pit Light

    Started by Janders, 10-21-2007 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,090
    10-21-2007, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  41. Motor Break-in

    Started by viperfred, 05-24-2007 02:48 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 15,234
    10-14-2007, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  42. Parma 502

    Started by spud80, 10-05-2007 06:42 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,885
    10-12-2007, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  43. Magnet Hones

    Started by Joe243672, 10-06-2007 05:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,752
    10-07-2007, 03:39 PM Go to last post
  44. ??? about a Hudy Com Lathe Tune Up

    Started by MantaRay, 10-04-2007 05:28 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,608
    10-05-2007, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  45. Boxstock Chassis Advice

    Started by BucKy, 09-24-2007 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,438
    10-02-2007, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  46. Inexpensive way to true tires

    Started by outofround, 08-28-2007 10:58 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 7,116
    09-27-2007, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  47. Silver Solder

    Started by Big Ron, 09-23-2007 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,013
    09-23-2007, 12:18 PM Go to last post
  48. Question Glueing-in multi magnets

    Started by Shawty, 08-24-2007 12:53 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,506
    09-21-2007, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  49. Cobalt can height

    Started by Shawty, 09-11-2007 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,016
    09-11-2007, 05:26 PM Go to last post

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