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Technical Articles: Part 1

The basics: slot car chassis, motors & bodies CHASSIS A glance at a modern slot car chassis shows that the motor is fitted across the car, sometimes at an angle to the back axle. The reason for crossways fitting is mainly to benefit from the gyroscopic action of the...

Technical Articles: Part 3

Magnet Zapper Zapper’s Capability I have tested this on magnets up to 1,350 Gauss (Cahoza C-can magnets). Using the zapper Fit motor can with best fitting iron slug into the universal holder vis : Note: This should be the normal orientation of the motor’s magnetic...

ROSS BRAWN – Slot Racer and Engineer

It may surprise many to know that Ross Brawn developed his competitive nature and his technical and business skills through designing, building and racing 1/32nd scale slot cars. In the early 1960's, his dad, Ernie, was a member of the Ashton-under-Lyme slot car club...