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#1 ShootinSparks

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 02:15 AM

I have a basic Carrera Go set with F1 cars (still in box) and also recently bought a Carrera Go Porsche GT3.  I was noticing that there is a magnet imbedded in the GT3 chassis.

 

Have any of you ever taken the magnet out of the car and if so, was it driveable?

 

Just curious.  I want to set this track up sometime so my 11-year old grandson and I can race.  I plan to ditch the loop and get some extra track and maybe attach it to a 4X6 sheet of plywood.

 

I just never liked the whole magnet thing at all, but I don't want it to be too frustrating for my grandson to attempt to drive.

 

If there's a way to move the magnet higher in the chassis so it exerts less attraction to the rails, perhaps that is what I'm looking for.


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