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Buying Slot Cars And Slot Car Accessories

Slot car racing is a very popular hobby among miniature car racing enthusiasts. It satisfies the inner speed demons among us and is a relatively inexpensive hobby for people who love building model cars. In this article, we will provide you with information that can help you not only save on buying slot cars and slot car accessories but also buying advices that will allow you to make the best choice: Which slot car scale? Slot cars come in various scales and each scale has its own […]

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Best Slot Car Scale For You

Slot cars come in different scales – from the smaller HO scale to the larger 1:24 scale. The best scale size for you actually depends on how much room you can use to work with it and what you are planning to do with the car. Most slot car drivers these days settle with the generic HO scale. This scale varies from the smallest scale 1:82 to the larger scale of 1:64 and is relatively less expensive than the larger models. Originally, these scale sizes were used […]

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7-Step Guide To Building A Fast Car

Readying the slot car for a race is, without a doubt, crucial to winning. Sometimes, it’s all that separates one car from another in the race track in terms of performance. So how to you ready the car for a race? Here is a 7-step guide. Inspection The first step is to inspect the entire car, the moving and non-moving components. Look the under garage and replace or enhance anything that can be changed. For example, if you know of a better-performing motor, replacing the existing motor […]

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4 Essential Tips To Become A Winner In Slot Car Racing

It would be a waste if a top-grade slot car is not properly cared for. In the sport of slot car racing, proper maintenance and effective improvisation almost always determine the victor. And if you’re serious about being competitive in slot car racing, it’d do you well to heed the tips that are going to be discussed in this article. 1. Keep Your Slot Car Clean Slot cars can accumulate dust and dirt in its nooks and crannies, which can cause congestion on the wheel hubs, axles, […]

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The Basics Of Preparing For Slot Car Racing

Each racing event follows a different process of organizing races. The components below are among the most common ones that can be observed in many major racing circuits. Individual Preparation The winners of different races seem to be those drivers who have made their preparations. Well-conditioned cars stand a much higher chances of winning the race as these, quite obviously, are primed for performing during the entire length of the course. Priming the car for racing often involves checking the interior and exterior of the car and […]

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How We Fall In Love With Cars At An Early Age

Although the legal age for driving differs between countries, one thing which they all have in common is that from an early age we all want to get behind the wheel of a car and drive it around. Indeed, many kids have a collection of toy cars at an early age, imbuing them with a desire to drive for real one day, and giving them an appreciation of which car they want it to be in. What is it that grabs us about cars before we are […]

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Cars In Video Games – Instilling A Passion For Driving

Anyone who has played a reasonable number of video games will no doubt have played at least one which involves motor vehicles. The humble – or not so humble, as the case may be – automobile is the star of many video games and a supporting cast member in many others. Starting with motor racing games and continuing on through a great number of others, most of us have driven a video game car. The wide range of sports car games reflects the number of sports which […]

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The Cheapest Car On The Market?

It is a sad state of affairs that ordinary motoring is outside the reach of many a person in today’s society because of the cost of automobiles. Even when bought on a finance plan, spreading the cost over years, it can still be tricky for someone on a low income to buy a car and drive it – not to mention the inherent instability of financing plans (lost your job? Lose your car, too!). However, there is the beginning of a movement to cheaper motoring taking place […]

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Driving Abroad – Know Your Laws

Everyone likes a holiday every now and again, and if you can bring your car along then it can be even better. Knowing that you can go off the beaten track and holiday the way you want to has its attractions, ones nobody can deny. On the flip side, if you are holidaying in a country or a state where the laws are different from the ones you are used to, you need to be very careful. Some countries have quite radically different road laws than others. […]

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

The popular US TV series Pimp Your Ride, which has been exported to other TV markets in recent years, is a logical conclusion to the popular hobby of auto modification. People all over the world look at their cars and think “I can make this better – faster and better looking, and it will corner better when I’m done, too”. Basically, it’s The Six Million Dollar Man but with cars. You can modify your car to a greater or lesser extent. Some people will settle for a […]

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