Conpetition for the 1:1 version came from the Lancia Delta S4 and Audi Quatro S1, which are both made by Teamslot in resin. I don't know how well the slot versions will match up performance wise to the Spirit. There was also a small Mazda hatchback with a turbo 1600 engine and 4wd which also raced then, but I don't remember the actual model and I have never seen a model of it.
Because of this review I bought one from Pendle.
Im NOT disappointed
It can beat my sligtly modified Ninca Subaru out of the box.
Now, I have changed the wheels and tires to something better, and added some weight in the front, to keep it down.
I look forward to do some laps on my fathers track, just before (and after) the big christmasdinner tonight.
another good tuning tip is to remove the two drive belts and use it in 2WD mode, I have tried this and it is just as good as 4WD if not better!
To help keep the front end planted you can remove the spring that sits at the bottom of the swinging arm and for wooden tracks use a HRS slot.it guide. That said it works very well out of the box.
Have a great Christmas all!
..... and if you have any cars you want to try out after Christmas, Molesey track is open on 30 December from 1pm till late.
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