["Racebaan" has been known to post here so maybe he's just away skiing or something.]
917 fans (are there?)
The Porsche 917LH is one of the most impressive race machines ever build. In 1971 (that´s a long time ago....) this car reached an impressive speed of
almost 400 kilometres!
There are several versions of this car like the hippy painting and the Martini, but for me the Gulf versions are the nicest. Nice? GREAT!!!!!!
At this moment there are four Gulf versions of the 917LH as a slotcar in 1:32: (if MORE please let me now: [email protected]
Top Slot - 917LH / Le Mans 1971 JWA #18
Slot Real Car - 917LH / Le Mans 1971 JWA #18
Slot Real Car - 917LH / Le Mans 1971 JWA #17
Slot Real Car - 917LH / Le Mans 1971 JWA #17 with dirt effect (hard to find!!!)
Pics Top Slot at : http://www.racebaan.com/917k/917lh_topslot.html
Pics SRC #18 at: http://www.racebaan.com/917k/917lh_real_nr18.html
Pics #17 SRC at : http://www.racebaan.com/917k/917lh_real.html
The Top Slot is a kit (see pics)
All cars have resin body´s
All cars have Fly chassis / axes / motor / guide
Painting of the Slot Real Car 917´s is not so good. It´s not a hard job to do better!
Driving above cars come close to the Fly 917K but the cars are harder to control in the corners. The resin body is not only a little heavier but the tail of the 917 is much more then on the regular 917K.
Not only because of the driving capacity of these cars, also the price will give you the feeling not to use these cars for real racing. But it´s fun to drive (at 90%) these cars if your alone at your home track. A fine scotch whisky (45%), some good music from the 70´s and enjoy.................
PS: Do you know there al also seven Gulf version´s of the "normal" 917K,
four off the 908 and six off the most sexy car ever: the GT40..........
A list with many Gulf racing slotcars you find on my site at (it's also in Dutch but the table is usefull)