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1:24 Lola T70 Skip Hudson Slot Car ver.2

1:24 Lola T70 Skip Hudson CanAm car Some years ago, I build an 1:24 Slot Car copy of Skip Hudsons beautiful Lola T70 CanAm car.   This has been sold long ago, but when I was asked to build a similar model for a special event, I was happy to meet the challenge and decided to build the complete car i 60's style with chassis soldered from brass and using period vintage components when possible. Here are some pics of the original car in 1966/67 - click on the pictures to see a larger version: Steve McQueen tested the car on Riverside for an american magazine: This is the chassis I built for this project. It is an attempt to make a ca.1967 homebuilt brass chassis. The motor bracket is from the period and the early Mabuchi FT16D motor is assembled from period parts. The armature is cleaned and balanced and everything is cleaned and looks like new. I painted the can