Tag Archives: slot cars

Betta & Classic Porsche 917/30

Most of my slot car projects on this blog seem to be resin bodied scale models or restorations of older Scalextric cars. That’s ok but it really isn’t pushing my modelling ability or bringing any new content to the blog. … Continue reading

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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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2016 in review!

Chaps and Chapettes, 2016 has been a busy year for me and has seen this blog properly get on it’s feet. I’ve had the pleasure to be able to bring you coverage of lots of car events and have been … 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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MrD Slot Drag Racing, Chelmsford, December 2016

Chaps and Chapettes, Most of the slot car stuff I cover on this blog tends to be 1/32 scale circuit cars; Formula 1, LeMans and such. However, the other month I discovered the MrD Slot Drag Racing Championship who race … Continue reading

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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part 6

Hi Chaps and Chapettes! Last time we finished building up the body and and did a little chassis work. This can be found here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/10/05/omnibus-slot-car-build-part-5/ Since then I’ve added some more details to the body and today I wanted to … 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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