Showing posts from February 5, 2017

1:24 Nissan Skyline Turbo Group 5 Slot Car

1:24 Nissan Skyline Turbo Group 5 Slot Car The 1982 Nissan Skyline Group 5 car was a MONSTER - Low, wide, wild and fire-blowing like a dragon....  ;-) So when you have to choose a car for a Group 5 Slot Car Class - what else could you choose ?? A short moment I thought about the Abarth 1000 TCR Group 5, but our rules demand the Plafit Bison motor which is too huge for the Abarth ;-)  - so I had to go with the Nissan :-) I already have a weak spot for Nissans, so it was not a hard decision :-) I found the Gunze Sangyo kit on Ebay at a decent price and began thinking about the chassis. The rules has a minimum weight of 220g which is much, even with the heavy Bison motor, so I was thinking about making my own chassis from 1,5mm brass plate. German Slotpoint had made a new chassis with rear suspension and lots of possibilities for length and width of the car as well as using both 13D and 18D motors. The Pace chassis use my favourite Schöler parts, which I hav