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  • Ninco Porsche 356A Coupe - re-chassied

    Doing a re-chassis as the aftermarket resin one wasn't performing well. Can use all the bits (BWA rims, slimline motor, Slot It 27t offset crown gear, TSRF guide) on my adjust-o-wheelbase chassis so moving forward.

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    Usual chassis bits include,

    3/32" square brass tube - main rails, front axle supports
    1/8" round brass tube - front axle tube
    .064" x 3/4" brass sheet - guide tongue and motor pod cross members
    5/32" round brass tube - guide post for TSRF guide
    .032" x 1/2" brass sheet - side pans
    .032" piano wire - side pans flexi hinges
    1/16" piano wire - guide tongue/front axle support assembly sliders

    Rims are the no longer available BWA wheels but are now replicated by RS Slot Racing with their RSW002 15 x 7 ones. Slimline motor pod's my own 3D printed one with 3/32" x 3/16" Parma oilites fitted and glued in. The TSRF guide's not my usual choice but they would be if more readily available with their deep blade and use of braid with brass tangs.

    All of my small car re-chassied cars have responded really well to this conversion, so I'm hopeful for another good outcome.

    Dan
    Last edited by vtecfour; October 14, 2020, 06:57 PM.

  • #2
    Very cool Dan!
    Scott.....War Eagle River......Tampa, Florida, USA

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    • #3
      Chassis's rolling.

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      Mocked the body on.

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      Final stance won't be so slammed but will be low.

      Dan

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      • #4
        Very nice Great workmanship

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        • #5
          Chassis's running and ready for body mounting.

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          Think the motor's a stock Scalextric slimline. Geared it 3:1 with a Slot It 9t pinion and Slot It offset 27t crown. Tires are stock Ninco rubber up front and Paul Gage urethane out back. Sure miss the BWA's even though RS Slot Racing is making replicas. Liked that the originals used M2.5 screws rather than RS's M2's.

          Tri-post body mounted as my custom these days to take advantage of the flexi side pans.

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          Stance is good. Lower than stock but not slammed.

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          Handling on my twisty track's corners is definitely more planted than before. First time using a TSRF guide and offset crown gear with quiet and smooth results. Will equip future small car builds so.

          BWA wheel inserts need a bit of paint detail and that'll end this build.

          Good outcome.

          Dan

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          • #6
            One of my favorite cars, now even better. Excellent work. Thanks for the photos
            Tony

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            • #7
              love the stance, really looks racy!

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              • #8
                That is a good looking chassis under a good looking car! Someone needs to re-release those types of bodies.
                Why doesn't my car run like that?

                Scott

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                • #9
                  Paint detailed the wheel inserts with Tamiya Flat Aluminum, Lin Gray and Flat Black.

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                  Much better definition.

                  Now we're done.

                  Dan

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                    • #11
                      Nice job as usual Dan! That is one of my favorite Ninco Liveries and hard to find - unless you don't mind paying an arm and a leg...
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