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11/06/2014 11:00 am  #1


are there any tech specs or rules for gassers. Body hieght off track, wheelie wheel lenght? ???



11/06/2014 2:17 pm  #2

Re: gassers

I believe most tracks have pre 72 year rule and front has to be a inch off the track. 2 inch wheelie bars and most are using stock pro slot mini motors or hawk 6 others might post other stuff or corrections if im off a bit I dont run gassers/


11/06/2014 5:54 pm  #3

Re: gassers

The guy who produces the commercially available Gasser chassis kit was trying to develop a rule set for a class.  Haven't heard or seen anything about it since.

Check with your local track...see if they have rules for a gasser class.  If all else fails, talk with your local racers and develop your own rule set.

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To the pessimist, the glass is half-empty.
To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.

11/06/2014 8:15 pm  #4

Re: gassers

I'm building a 50 Chevy Gasser (not finished) to run on our 1/24th scale 1/8 mile track . While talking to another racer one day he mentioned that some Gasser slot cars are hard to keep from de-slotting and even flipping end over end .

Does anyone know if they are  really that touchy ?



11/06/2014 8:40 pm  #5

Re: gassers

I like to make a 65 fastback mustang as a gasser, can one use this body as a gasser??? Or does one have to use 40's or 50' ?? To keep real


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11/06/2014 8:52 pm  #6

Re: gassers

For papaxi:


11/06/2014 9:00 pm  #7

Re: gassers

I seen a cut off date somewhere as to Gassers . I want to say but I'm not sure it was 1972 . Correct me if I'm wrong .


PS , > I always wanted to see a Chevy Cavalir built Gasser style .


11/07/2014 8:04 am  #8

Re: gassers

Thanks a lot dg4571 for the picture real cool. Gonzo thanks.

My phone is faster than my 1999 computor. So when I build this gasser Im going to try to post the pictures of the build. I'm not sure to buy the jds chassi or scratch build one


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11/08/2014 3:07 am  #9

Re: gassers

I ran my Tempest altered wheelbase (A/FX style) at our local Friday night bracket race last night. Quarter mile, at 1.263. The car was stable and ran perfectly down the track. I posted pics of it here, awhile back. It uses the commercialy available chassis, JDS I think.

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11/08/2014 4:23 am  #10

Re: gassers

I'll look for the pics . I am familiar with the JDS  "Gasser Chassis" . I however built my own . I did elivate the front end 60's Gaser style as what appears JDS did as well . I think the front being elivated is what the racer was placing the unstability on . It could have been just "one of those things" that happened and people were grasping at answers . I was just looking for those that had running Gassers for thier experiences . Thx Juggler for your reply .

PapaxiRacer , I apologize for any bushwhacking I might have done with your post .



11/09/2014 6:22 am  #11

Re: gassers

Could/would anyone that has scratch built a gasser chassis post some pics of the chassis. I have a 1958 Plymouth I am thinking would make a nice gasser.


11/09/2014 10:17 am  #12

Re: gassers

Pics of a 57 Ford Gasser, chassis all brass.





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11/09/2014 11:16 am  #13

Re: gassers

I like the leaf spring detail . Can you give us an underneith view ?

Nice build



11/09/2014 9:38 pm  #14

Re: gassers

Dvan thanks for the pic,s of the 57 nice. Still undecided scratch or off the shelf.

Papaxi R.

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12/14/2014 2:14 pm  #15

Re: gassers

Since Gassers are aerodynamicly challenged, it is best to use low power motors in them... the JDS kit is the way to go!!!

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