Monthly Archives: August 2016

Mercedes Benz World Brooklands

Mercedes Benz World is nestled within the footprint of the historic Brooklands circuit in Surrey. It features a museum of some of Mercedes Benz’s most influential cars and race cars, a large area where you can get up close with … Continue reading

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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-3

Having painted the figures in part 1:¬†https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/02/1910-omnibus-slot-car-build-part-1/ … …and having sprayed and started building the body in part 2: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/08/1910-omnibus-slot-car-build-part-2/ … … It was time to assemble the rest of the lower body. Assembling the body of a 1910 bus … Continue reading

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Mercedes Graveyard

If you find yourself in Billericay Essex, on Southend Road you will find a Mercedes Breakers tucked away behind a couple of cottages. He holds a massive stock of Mercedes old and new(ish). His yard is a dire place for … Continue reading

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How to Change your Spark Plugs

Along with changing your oil every year you should also change your spark plugs. A spark plug change is a little more in depth than an oil change but as with any sort of servicing it is something that can … Continue reading

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1910 Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-2

In the last post (which can be found here:¬†https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/02/1910-omnibus-slot-car-build-part-1/ ) we painted the passengers on the bus and got the bus primed. Now it is time for assembly of the body to begin. I was intending to start by painting … Continue reading

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1910 Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-1

Every once in a while something comes along that I just simply have to build. As soon as I laid eyes on this Airfix 1910 B-Type Omnibus I just knew that I needed to turn it into a slot car! … Continue reading

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