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Hi all!

Just got the Ninco Porsche 934 Brumos. Wanted to try the Pro shock suspension and the NC5 motor. I have a couple of BMW M3's with NC2 motor angle wind. They are pretty fast and very fun to drive.
But the Porsche is not
It doesn't handle very well and the suspension system (at least thats what I experience) actually prevents the rear wheels from getting a decent grip.

Does anyone have a better experience with this car and maybe some tricks to make it perfom better?

I actually removed the proshocks and that gave me better handling and faster times. But not enough


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Weird, I just bought the green Vaillant version this weekend, took it home popped out the magnets and gave it a test run and said WOW!

I run on a 4 lane Ninco track, have a long straight (15') for a full speed blast and some S bits and a couple of inner/standard hairpins. Magnets are not permitted.

My timing equipment is down due to landscaping construction, but I can tell this car is going to be at or near record pace without any work!

1st thing, the NC-5 is very responsive and quick. Noticibly faster and quicker on the pick-up coming onto the straight vs NC-2.

2nd, for a car that gives you the impression that it would be top heavy, it doesn't roll or tip over...just kicks out its tail when over done, de-slots are very infrequent!

3rd.. the tail out tends to be shorter and returns to full power on than other similar shaped Nincos (I am comparing it to the Ninco Audi TT in my head)... its either down to tyre compound and or the suspension actually working, transferring weight to the loaded tyre for improved grip.

4th, not 1 technical glitch - gears meshed and ran smooth, tyres were as true as true gets out of the box, no wheels rubeed anywhere... really quite supurb.

It was so good and looks awesome (as well as durable) that I said to myself, 3 more of these (Jaeger, Brumos, Burtons) and I've got a brilliant set of matched "house cars"...

Sorry your experience isnt up to your expectation Morten!

Not sure how it handles with Magnets or on other tracks, but as you can tell, I'm a fan.

best, ken R
 

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Hi Ken!

Yeah it is strange. I race on a Ninco track as well but WITH magnets. I dont feel the NC5 is as responsive as my NC2's but maybe that will come when the motor is run in.

My worst problem is that it turn over so easy...but again I might have to practice a new driving style.

I will race it for some time to see if the handling improves in time.

I also think its a beautyful car...that why im a bit disapointed whith performance.

But lets see


Thanks for your answer it gives me hope


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My 911 handles like a pig with or without magnets, the wheels are oval and even after attempts at truing wheels and tyres it still hops like a frog! Which is a shame, I was really looking forward to a good model (which it is) that handled well.
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I have the anthracite (silver street) version - and mine drives great! slides rather than rolls, not the fastest car, but lots of fun and authentic seeming handling. My only comment is it seems to drive more like a rally car than GT.

I race with magnet on scalex sport track.
 
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HI.

I too have the Anthacite coloured 911 Turbo. My findings as regards to drive-ablity are that it behaves in a similar way to the recent Le Mans liveried AC Cobra. Sadly it doesnt appear to have the same "shove" behind it so all in all a bit of a poor car driver wise and has been relegated to the sunday drivers league


I also found the wheels to be of un-round shape and so have them to Rob to true on his machine as I know he had done his previously.

Baz
 
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