Slot Italia HRS Chassis System

 

Slot Italia produces a unique 1:32 scale modular chassis system they call the HRS series. This chassis, when mated with their other lines of high-performance V12/2 motors, machined rear axle sets and gears, guide flags and soft racing braid will produce a 1:32 scale slot car chassis that surpasses any other production chassis and many scratch-built brass racers.

 

The HRS chassis system is comprised of three main components; the basic chassis pan itself, a drop-in rear motor carrier in your choice of inline or sidewinder configurations and a front axle and guide flag assembly.

 

Complete 1:32 scale HRS modular chassis starter kits are available in both inline and sidewinder configurations.

 
 
 

HRS Inline Chassis Starter Kit - SICH-01

 

The modular inline chassis kit shown below includes all of the components required to assemble a complete HRS inline chassis. The motor carrier included in this kit accepts any endbell driven Mabuchi "S" Can style motor, including Slot Italia's own V12/2 motors. The SIMS-03 or SIMS-04 are ideal choices for this chassis.

 
HRS Inline Chassis Starter Kit
 

The HRS chassis pan included in the starter kit utilizes four outriggers and matching body mounting cups to secure either a styrene or cast resin hard shell body or a Lexan® vacuum-formed light-weight racing body.

 

The body mounting cups can be glued to the inside edges of any 1:32 scale body, and the outrigger tabs trimmed to the proper width. Installation and removal of the body then becomes a simple matter of spreading the sides of the body slightly to free the chassis pan itself.

 
 
 

HRS Sidewinder Chassis Starter Kit - SICH-11

 

The modular sidewinder chassis kit shown below is essentially the same as the inline kit shown above with the exception of a sidewinder motor carrier. Any endbell driven Mabuchi "S" Can style motor can be mounted in this carrier, including Slot Italia's own V12/2 motors. The SIMF-03 or SIMF-04 are a perfect fit for this chassis.

 
HRS Sidewinder Chassis Starter Kit
 
 
 

HRS Sidewinder RTR Chassis - SICH-21

 

The modular ready to run (RTR) sidewinder chassis is a complete rolling chassis comprised entirely of Slot Italia high performance parts. It comes complete with everything needed to mount a body or your choice. An injection molded styrene body shell or Lexan vacuum-formed body is all that you will need to add to complete this chassis, and create a high performance slot car. The sidewinder motor carrier makes it possible to use a full depth interior and driver figure in most cases.

 
HRS Sidewinder RTR Chassis
 
 
 

HRS Modular Chassis Components

 

Slot Italia also provides the individual components that comprise their modular chassis systems. These components can be used with the HRS modular chassis as well as for scratch-built applications.

 
HRS Front Axle Assembly
SICH-04
Front Axle Assembly w/ Mounting Screws
Dual Solid Axle Bearing Pills
Guide Flag Post
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
HRS Giude Flag
SICH-06
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
HRS Standard Chassis Pan
SICH-05
Standard Chassis Pan
Four (4) Body Mounting Cups
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
 
HRS Soft Chassis Pan
SICH-16
Soft Chassis Pan
Four (4) Body Mounting Cups
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
Non-Magnet Wooden Track Racing
 
HRS Magnetic Suspension Kit
SICH-09
Magnetic Suspension Kit
HRS Motor Carriers Only
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
 
HRS Neodimium Traction Magnet
SICN-03
Neodimium Traction Magnet
15x5x2.5mm
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
HRS Neodimium Racing Traction Magnet
SICN-04
Neodimium Racing Traction Magnet
15x5x4.5mm
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
HRS Chassis Mounting Hardware Kit
SICH-08
HRS Chassis Hardware Kit
Four (4) Motor Carrier Mounting Screws
Two (2) Front Axle Screw and Nut Sets
HRS Inline/Sidewinder Application
 
 
 

HRS Inline Motor Carriers

 

Slot Italia produces three different inline motor carriers, two for standard Mabuchi "S" Can motors in "Can" and "Endbell" drive designs, along with a Boxer motor carrier for Ninco NC-2 style and Plafit/Falcon motors.

 

These motor carriers are drop-in replacements for the HRS module chassis. They can also be used for scratch-building projects. Because the motor, rear axle, gears and traction magnet are self-contained in a single assembly they can easily be fitted to a brass or styrene pan to create a custom slot car chassis.

 
HRS Inline Motor Carrier - Endbell Drive
SICH-13
Inline Motor Carrier - Endbell Drive
Bronze Rear Axle Bearings
Dual Traction Magnet Pockets
HRS Inline Chassis Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
HRS Inline Motor Carrier - Can Drive
SICH-18
Inline Motor Carrier - Can Drive
Bronze Rear Axle Bearings
Forward Traction Magnet Pocket
HRS Inline Chassis Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
HRS Inline Motor Carrier - Boxer NC-2
SICH-12
Inline Motor Carrier - Boxer Motors
Bronze Rear Axle Bearings
Forward Traction Magnet Pocket
HRS Inline Chassis Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
 
 

HRS Sidewinder Motor Carriers

 

Slot Italia produces two different sidewinder motor carriers, both for standard Mabuchi "S" Can motors with an "Endbell" drive design. Two variations of this motor carrier are produced, one for standard 19mm axle spur gears as used with Scalextric and FLY slot cars, and the other for the slightly smaller 18mm axle spur gears found on ProSlot models.

 

Three traction magnet mounting pockets are provided, one directly beneath the rear axle, and two forward of the motor.

 

These motor carriers are drop-in replacements for the HRS modular chassis and can also be used for scratch-building projects. Because the motor, rear axle, gears and traction magnet are self-contained in a single assembly they can easily be fitted to a brass or styrene pan to create a custom slot car chassis.

 
HRS Sidewinder Motor Carrier - 19mm Spur
SICH-03
Sidewinder Motor Carrier - 19mm Spur Gear
Bronze Rear Axle Bearings
Triple Traction Magnet Pockets
HRS Sidewinder Chassis Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
HRS Sidewinder Motor Carrier - 18mm Spur
SICH-19
Sidewinder Motor Carrier - 18mm Spur Gear
Bronze Rear Axle Bearings
Triple Traction Magnet Pockets
HRS Sidewinder Chassis Application
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
 
 

Slot Italia Universal Chassis Parts

 

Slot Italia produces several chassis components for regular RTR chassis applications. Their Neodimium traction magnets, low-friction guide flags and copper pick-up braids are some of the finest available.

 
Neodimium Super Magnet
SICN-01
Neodimium Super Magnet
25x8x2mm
Direct Scalextric Drop-In Replacement
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
Neodimium Progressive Super Magnet
SICN-02
Neodimium Progressive Super Magnet
25x8x2.3mm
Direct Scalextric Drop-In Replacement
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
 
Low-Friction Guide Flag for Plastic Tracks
SICH-10
Low-Friction Guide Flag
Self-Tapping Screw Retainer
For Plastic Sectional Track
Universal Replacement
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
Low-Friction Guide Flag for Wooden Tracks
SICH-07
Low-Friction Deep Slot Guide Flag
Self-Tapping Screw Retainer
For Carrera and Routed Wooden Tracks
Universal Replacement
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
Low-Friction Quick-Change Nylon Guide Flag for Plastic Tracks
SICH-17
Low-Friction Nylon Guide Flag
Quick Change Snap-In Guide
For Plastic Sectional Track
Universal Replacement
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
 
Copper Pick-Up Braid
SISP-05
Copper Pick-Up Braid
Ultra-Fine Weave
Package of Ten (10)
Universal Replacement
Scratch-Built Brass/Styrene Chassis
 
 
 

Slot Italia LED Lighting Kit w/ Brakes

 

Slot Italia also produces an excellent LED lighting kit. The kit includes both front headlights and rear taillights. On-board power storage is provided to keep the headlights glowing even when a car de-slots.

A sensor circuit and timer turns the rear brake lights on when power is decreased to simulate braking upon entering a corner. This kit can be installed in any Slot Italia RTR slot car, or used with most RTR or scratch-built chassis.

 
Slot Italia LED Lighting Kit w/ Brakes
SISP-06
LED Lighting Kit w/ Brakes
12 VDC Power
HRS Modular Chassis
Universal and Scratch-Built Application
 
 
 

If you have ever considered scratch-building your own chassis, or have a static model car body that you would like to convert into a slot car then the Slot Italia HRS Modular Chassis system might be the best way to get started.

 
 
 
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