I bought one of the Hornby GT40 kits, I then found a replacement chassis for sale and mounted the car on that. added a motor Option 1 if to find someone a Ford Focus Chassis and add a motor. Option 2 - modify the kit chassis and add a motor. Option 3 check out Slot.it and PCS chassis they may have something to suit or Option 4 make a chassis out of brass or plastic card - check out scratch building links for examples
Sometime ago i motorised several Revell kits have a look you might find ideas on how to do it:
Link to Slotforum where the photos have disapeared:Slot Forum link
Link to modelclub forum the same article in greek and photos are there:Modelclub link
There are several excellent options for you in general...PCS32 chassis as well as the new MRRC Sebring chassis spring to mind. Both are adjustable and reasonably inexpensive. There are many more options...EJshobbies sells a 60's Monogram clone chassis among others and there are also several more exotic chassis' available. In this particular case, the stock Scalex chassis is a lot of fun and I would recommend using it. The same chassis sits under less desirable (hope I'm not offending anyone here) cars and can be purchased quite reasonably in used condition on Ebay. I've seen the Seat version for example on Ebay at quite desirable prices. Just a thought...
I believe the Focus body will fit directly onto the standard Scalextric chassis - ie it is the same moulding, all you need is a cheap Focus off Ebay and switch the bodies. The wheels and tyres are the same as the slot car.
Have to agree with Mr Turini, the easiest and cheapeast option is to buy a used Scaley Focus off Ebay, they can go for as little as £5 to £10. You'll be able to remove the Scaley bodyshell and simply replace it with your own one.
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