Articles written by Scalextric Car Restorations


On the origin of Scalextric

Compatibility between old and new Scalextric cars and Scalextric track

7 ways to get more tyre grip from your Scalextric tyres

7 steps to improve the track performance of your classic Scalextric car

Scalextric track and Scalextric track maintenance

Fried chips and smokin' motors

Magnets in Scalextric motors

Scalextric 4x4 - how it's done

Crimp Failure at Braid Contact plate on Scalextric cars from 2016 onwards

Scalextric Magnatraction explained for your Scalextric cars

How best to resurrect your old Scalextric set

How to service the RX motor in your Scalextric car

How to buy used Scalextric cars and the problems you'll encounter

Scalextric Start or Scalextric Sport

Digital Scalextric cars that drive at full speed with no control

MAX GRIP tyres - How we designed, developed and manufacture them

How to make your own slot car chassis

About the author

Gary Harding has been working with Scalextric cars for over 40 years and now operates Scalextric Car Restorations in the UK. Scalextric Car Restorations is a Worldwide internet based business that offers for sale high quality Scalextric cars and Scalextric spares and parts from the 1960s to the present day. All the restoration work is carried out to the highest standards with the highest quality parts available. Only the best cars are selected and the final result is a car that is genuinely like new.

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