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#1 idare2bdul

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Posted 11 May 2020 - 08:04 PM

When I moved to North Carolina there was no Retro racing. Those that know me could guess I did not lament that. I built chassis in the '60s becuse they were better than over the counter stuff that I couldn't afford anyway.
 
My gain was Flexi racing with chassis that were reasonably priced and handled well enough. I would have liked more Flat tracks but I hadn't had three tracks within an hour drive since the '70s.
 
Now my loss: Sound, the Phoenix motor gets down the straight better than a cheapo motor could be expected and so far mine have had decent motor life, but they don't have that whistle like a good group or a G7. I miss that sound.
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Posted 11 May 2020 - 08:12 PM

Show off some of your cars and others will became interested and maybe a new group will be started. Seed the field.


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Posted 12 May 2020 - 06:18 AM

I built and put a loaner at Slots of Fun in Abbeville, SC when Retro was still in its beginnings for people to try out.  Became the most popular class there.

 

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