The tyres on the Porsche are standard Scalextric large slick tyres. Any slot car dealer can supply them. If you contact Scale Models or Pendle Slot Racing or Scalextric Restorations or other dealers they can send you some. These tyres were widely used by Scalextric in the 70's, 80's and early 90's on Porsches, Rovers, BMW 3.0 CSL, Triumph TR7s and loads of old F1 cars.
If you google them, you will also find Ortmann tyres that will fit and give more grip then standard replacement tyres.
The tyres you are after are referred to as Large Superslix (if you want slick tyres not the ribbed ones).
I have several C125's and I transformed the handling of one by replacing the wheels and tyres with a set from an F3 Scalextric car. The front tyres are narrower than the rears which reduces the grip at the front (a good thing).
Mine is an early version - Johnson motor, no lights, no magnet and the incorrect spelling of Porsche (Porche - yes really).
It is possibly the most fun car I own! Massive but controllable power slides on demand.
I second that, mr modifier gave me a go in original trim, then the trim described above. It's a hoot to drive and lap times went from about 11 seconds to about 8, if I remember correctly. Nag him to send you some tyres
ill have to have a go at changing the tires set up when i get some or a kind person offers me some
and see how they go
i was given two of the cars with an old classic set and find them good fun to drive
mine don't have lights but i have been thinking about putting some in. but should get my track sorted first now i have got my garage sorted
to make it permanent.
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