Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

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Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

Postby ePilot » Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:51 pm

Hi all,

Here my attempt to flatten the RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2 chassis.

The provisional result (some small things to do!) :

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Overview :

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Some 1mm deep milling :

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The brass bolts have to be modified too :

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To lower the chassis I made 2mm styreen shims for the front axle and 1mm for behind
(want to print nylon versions maybe in different thicknesses) :

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Used temporarily 2mm long brass axle spacers to lower the chassis within the body
(want to print nylon versions maybe in different thicknesses) :

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Used some modified replacement M2 bolts (Black Arrow titanium) :

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Last but not least I replaced the motorpod screws (also modified Black Arrow screws):

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Does anyone know how to demount this terrible thing? Without destroying it?

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Regards,
Gerrit
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Re: Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

Postby Dangermouse » Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:19 pm

Interested to see if this makes any difference - I have the BRM NSU and Simca and they run fine with a very similar chassis to the Revo chassis
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Re: Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

Postby Modlerbob » Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:45 pm

This is a new company to me. The car looks expensive, but very nice.
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Re: Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

Postby ePilot » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:22 pm

Hi Bob,

This car has the same price as a NSR car. At least here in the Netherlands.
There are some shortcomings in my eyes. There are nearly no adjustments possible. For instance there is no possibility to adjust the axle height.
So here you need some DIY !

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Re: Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

Postby Brumos RSR » Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:04 pm

Modlerbob wrote:This is a new company to me. The car looks expensive, but very nice.


The car is priced about the same as the Thunderslot white kit in the States. Not only was I surprised by the price but also how well it ran with minimal tuning. That said it's no Thunderslot but will run with a "Tony tooned" Slot It
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Re: Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

Postby Modlerbob » Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:29 pm

Brumos RSR wrote:
Modlerbob wrote:This is a new company to me. The car looks expensive, but very nice.


The car is priced about the same as the Thunderslot white kit in the States. Not only was I surprised by the price but also how well it ran with minimal tuning. That said it's no Thunderslot but will run with a "Tony tooned" Slot It

Don't be so sure of that.
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Re: Flat chassis for RevoSlot Porsche 911 GT2

Postby Brumos RSR » Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:18 am

Any update on the lowered chassis? Results.....
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