2019 Thunderslot

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  • #13781
    BarkingSpyder
    BarkingSpyder
    Participant

    Russel I have noticed wear on the tips of the teeth on my pinion, so I am going to research if any brass pinions are available at the same size (& pitch) as the OEM pinion.

    ... Fire up the willing engine, responding with a roar! Tires spitting gravel, I commit my weekly crime... Rush - Red Barchetta

    #13800
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    ALEREAL3D
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    I ordered I think the last bag of slicks from Scalextric store in UK like 10 days ago and I got them today

    I will be using only two of the four in the bag if someone REALLY needs the other two please let me know I can lend those until we can get more …

    I will try to bring them this Thursday since I have a meeting that day that will last till night

    Just  let me know

    #13801
    Butch
    Butch
    Participant

    Before our first Thunderslot race can everyone check to make sure you have the right tires. After the group C race many ran their Thunderslot cars. Later when I ran I found the yellow and green lanes had lost their grip considerably. the blue lane was great. Possibly Silicone tires were accidentally used.  Make sure you have on your package  TYR004R                                                             The other tire they offer is TYR005RX for carrera may have a different compound, since were not sure do not use these.                                                                                                                                         If anyone needs tires today to have them ready let me know i can meet you I have a few extra.

    #13802
    Datto
    Datto
    Participant

    I’m not convinced the tires that shipped with my T/S Lola are urethane. Vinyl, perhaps? I did run Saturday after the Group C race.

    #13818
    chapracer65
    chapracer65
    Participant

    Thunderslot 2019 Rules Updatedhttps://www.austinslotcarclub.com/2019-racing-series/2019-series-thunder-slot/

    The rules have been updated to allow gear changes.

    Also, as was discussed last year but not officially put in the rules, spacers will be allowed on the front body mount posts to provide clearance for tires or spoilers.

    Good Luck!

    #13824
    chapracer65
    chapracer65
    Participant

    For newer members, or anyone interested, I recommend going back through the Thunderslot discussion forum for last year: https://www.austinslotcarclub.com/forums/topic/thunder-slot-discussion/

    This was a separate thread from this year’s discussion.

    #13826
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    ALEREAL3D
    Participant

    The first Thunderslot race was a real

    THUNDER

     

    #13834
    Radial TA
    Radial TA
    Participant

    Tremendous praise to Marty for snagging the back-up data and for Stephen suffering through the storm and data for a couple of hours to get the tables for Russell.  I really like the blue/green/yellow coding on the individual heat table.  Thanks true servants of the club.

    #13854
    porsche917
    porsche917
    Moderator

    Tires have arrived!  Straight from Australia, straight from Italy are the Thunderslot racing tires we have been unable to find.  I have 6 pairs available.  First come, first served.

    #13901
    Datto
    Datto
    Participant

    I’ll also be bringing some of the home-brew tires Saturday, if you want to use them to run practice laps, or to experiment with.
    Tirez

    Tirez2

    • This reply was modified 4 months ago by Datto Datto.
    #14384
    Autorama
    Autorama
    Keymaster

    Russell,

    Thank you for all the work reporting the series!

    Although the final podium is correct, I noticed an issue with the numbers. When I add all my results, dropping the worst result (round 3 – 17), the total is 100 points (21+20+20+20+19), not 98.

     

    Ary

     

     

     

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