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Scalextric K.I.T.T Restoration

A few weeks ago Craig Hamnett very kindly sent me over two ‘loft find’ slot cars. One was a Datsun 240Z and the other was K.I.T.T, or a black Pontiac Trans-Am. For those of you that don’t know K.I.T.T is … Continue reading

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A quick look at Carerra.

One manufacturer of slot cars who are really underrepresented in this blog are Carerra. I must admit although I have owned Carerra cars in the past I have tended to focus more upon Scalextric products which is somewhat of a … Continue reading

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Morris Minor Ice Cream Van: What to do?!

So for literal years I have been saying I want to build the Morris Minor ice cream van kit that Pendle Slot Racing make. El Mothero got it for me for Christmas but now I have it I have no … Continue reading

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Slot car Trabant Racing

Chaps and Chapettes, As you may remember I built a slot car out of an old die-cast Trabant. The build post of which can be found here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/12/12/soviet-slot-car/ You may also remember that my Dad got exactly the same die-cast … Continue reading

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Soviet Slot Car

Chaps and Chapettes, I have this rare and strange gene that dictates whenever I see anything old, broken and rusty I simply have to buy it and pay far too much money for it. I inherited this gene from my … Continue reading

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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part 5

Chaps and Chapettes, So, in the last part of the build (which can be found here https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/09/19/omnibus-slot-car-build-part-4/) we mounted the chassis to the two halves of the lower body and got the wheels sitting right. Since then I have done … Continue reading

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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-4

Today we will be attaching the rear half of the body which I made here:¬†https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/19/omnibus-slot-car-build-part-3/ to the front half of the body and we will be linking the two together with a Penelope Pitlane chassis! The first thing I did … 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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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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Mazda RX7 slot car drift car build.

Have you ever been bored, looked at two things and wondered if you could put the two together? Well this is how this Mazda came to be. I had in my possession an Arii 1/32 Mazda RX7 kit and a … Continue reading

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