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#1 LastHobbyPromise

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Posted 17 April 2021 - 11:42 AM

I would like to try a scratch build but not interested at this point to go completely crazy w/it.

 

I have a plastic model 1/32 32 ford coupe that I want to hot road and was wondering if there is a ready to go (or close) adjustable chassis that I could get to mount the body on. 

 

Running a Carrera Digital track (thinking about Slot-Tech to switch to analog). 

 

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Posted 17 April 2021 - 02:51 PM

Slot.it HRS comes to mind.

 

http://www.slot.it/D...Description.pdf


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Posted 17 April 2021 - 10:32 PM

A Sprints Plus frame would work as well.  It is like a womp without the wide side pods.  If you want to change the WB, saw it in half behind the front axle uptights, shorten the end in front of the motor and solder it back together with two short lengths of piano wire.

 

The newer LV(?) frame has a screw together adjustable ,but may not  be short enough for your kit.


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Posted 18 April 2021 - 08:59 AM

The H.R.S chassis is easy to assemble and can be built as either a sidewinder or inline configuration. The body mounting system works very well, but you will have to make a basswood "shim" to mate the under roll of the body to the straight mounting legs. Otherwise the body mounting receivers, which glue inside the body, will not be on a level plane. 

 

I have maybe 30 cars I have built using this chassis, with resin, Airfix, Pyro, and various Carrera, Scalextric, Ninco, etc. bodies. For any home-set car I bought that ran like crap, this was a permanent fix. 







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