Slot Car Maintenance – Some Things You Should Not Miss

Slot Car Maintenance - Some Things You Should Not Miss

Slot Car Maintenance If you expect to win races, you should strive to keep your car in top condition. Like full-size race cars, slot car maintenance is important to keep your cars running at their best every race. Routine slot car maintenance is not difficult. If you are maintaining larger sized cars, like 1:24 and […]

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Slot Car Components – What Are They?

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What Are The Most Common Slot Car Components? The 1960s were a tumultuous time in America. Among the many fads that rose in popularity during this time was slot car racing. During this period, enthusiasts bought slot cars, or built them from slot car components. They would then race the cars on home or commercial […]

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Preparing Your Slot Car For A Race

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Preparing Your Slot Car For A Race Most slot cars come off the assembly line already optimizes for the best performance. However, this does not mean that you cannot take certain steps to further prepare you car for a slot car race. In general, you should never race your car straight out of the box.  […]

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How The Popularity Of Slot Cars Began

How The Popularity Of Slot Cars Began

The History Of The Slotcar The invention of the automobile in the 1800s ushered in a new era of technological advancement. In addition, the automobile sparked interest in collecting miniature car models, such as the slotcar. Slot car manufacturers and toy makes tried to copy the quality and workmanship of full-sized cars. However, you probably […]

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Conventional Or Digital Slot Cars – Which Suits You Best?

Conventional Or Digital Slot Cars - Which Suits You Best?

We would not be confronted with this choice if this were the 1960s. But as it is, slot car racers are often torn between sticking to the traditional system used by conventional slot cars and the modern appeal of digital slot cars. In this article, we compare the differences between the 2 different types of […]

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Pimping Your Ride – Or Making Your Car Look And Drive Better

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All About Car Modification The US TV series Pimp My Ride, which was exported to other TV markets all around the world, was a logical extension of the the popular hobby of car modification. People everywhere look at their cars and think to themselves “I can make this better, faster and more visually appealing. What’s […]

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Racing For Sport – Formula One Motor Racing

Racing For Sport - Formula One Motor Racing

Formula One Cars The word “car” can be used to describe a whole range of different vehicles. A car can be a comfortable 4-door family sedan or an armored personnel carrier. And of course the word car can refer to sports cars that are driven around tracks by professional race car drivers. Aside from special […]

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