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barryhi33

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@dcurzon

Put another magnet on top of the existing magnet (inside the chassis)

That would be worth a try ......

Thanks

barryhi33

93 posts

Thanks for your help Andy but I think this is just something I have to put up with.

When I look at the position of the magnet (and there's no place to move it too where it would be secured) its actually sits between 2 raised sections on the chasis so there is a larger gap between the magnet and the track meaning less contact.

On my other cars the magnet either sits flush with the bottom of the chasis or in a bump in the moulding so the magnet is closer to the track than the chasis - giving superior contact and handling.

barryhi33

93 posts

After trying various things I now believe it maybe the magnate inside the car. When I place my cars on the track and gently try to lift off the track the BMW has far less resistence than the other cars !

barryhi33

93 posts

I have done the sandpaper on the tyres suggestion but little or no improvement.

When I remove the body and just run the chasis it works fine - obviously the centre of gravity changes dramatically so I can only assume its the body design.

Does anyone else have this model - be interested if you have a similar experience

barryhi33

93 posts

It fishtails like crazy ........

barryhi33

93 posts

Just bought a BMW 125 (C3735) and the back end is all over the place - really flips out on normal 8206 curves ...... any suggestions?

 

Should add that its newish track and my other cars don't react the same.

barryhi33

93 posts

After selecting race mode i.e Practise, Grand Prix etc you need to select ....

'Driver Setup' then select a car - select 'Car Handling' - then select 'Maximum Power' - adjust the setting down from 100% - you will need to experiment as to what works for your family. Each car needs setting individually.

The 'Throttle Curve' adjusts the response when pulling the controller trigger.

 

barryhi33

93 posts

Hi - the hairpin curves need to be connected to the Side Swipe Stright track. They cant be used with normal track because the lanes do not line up.

The extention pack that scalextric sell come complete with 2 hairpin curves and 2 side swipe straights .... you can buy the straights separately if you only have the curves.

Hope that helps

barryhi33

93 posts

@Rogan

Thanks for that bud ill give that a try tomorrow. Where do people get there normal track designs from? 

When I started I was kindly pointed to this software -

http://www.uracer.org/english/download/index.html

Its free to use but cannot save your design if using more than 25 track pieces.

Well worth buying for only €15

barryhi33

93 posts

@Twigman

the exit has a sensor to make it possible to reverse the hand of the pits by swapping flippers

Thats interesting so doesn't matter which you buy as you can switch them from one hand to the other easily.

Good info - Thanks

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