Aurora Thunderjet ITEMS SHOWN INCLUDE THOSE AVAILABLE ON EBAY:

INDIAN FIRE BLACK RACING 1969 FORD MUSTANG Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
INDIAN FIRE BLACK RACING 1969 FORD MUSTANG Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$39.99
Time Remaining: 1h 4m
Aurora Thunderjet 1368 Tjet 64 Ferrari 250 GTO in White w Red Stripes Nice
Aurora Thunderjet 1368 Tjet 64 Ferrari 250 GTO in White w Red Stripes Nice
$25.00
Time Remaining: 58m
Buy It Now for only: $39.00
Aurora Thunderjet HO Slot Car Parts  Pieces LOT Wheel Tire Chassis etc
Aurora Thunderjet HO Slot Car Parts Pieces LOT Wheel Tire Chassis etc
$37.63 (21 Bids)
Time Remaining: 51m
NEW RRR BLACK DRAG FORD MAVERICK MODEL KIT Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR BLACK DRAG FORD MAVERICK MODEL KIT Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$20.50 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 51m
1969 El CAMINO SS DAYTONA YELLOW  black Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
1969 El CAMINO SS DAYTONA YELLOW black Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$37.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 3m
NEW RRR RED DRAG FORD MAVERICK MODEL KIT Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR RED DRAG FORD MAVERICK MODEL KIT Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$20.50 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 49m
Aurora HO Thunderjet Mecury Cougar
Aurora HO Thunderjet Mecury Cougar
$15.00
Time Remaining: 16h 3m
NEW RRR BLUE LEGENDARY GT Ferrari 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR BLUE LEGENDARY GT Ferrari 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$37.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 1m
1969 El CAMINO SS HUGGER ORANGE  BLACK Aurora Thunderjet Tjet HO Slot Car COOL
1969 El CAMINO SS HUGGER ORANGE BLACK Aurora Thunderjet Tjet HO Slot Car COOL
$38.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 1m
Aurora Model Motoring Thunderjet 500 Track Dune Buggy Ford GT Vette OFFER
Aurora Model Motoring Thunderjet 500 Track Dune Buggy Ford GT Vette OFFER
$129.99
Time Remaining: 6d 23h 12m
Buy It Now for only: $129.99
CUSTOM RRR 31 SILV DIRT LATE MODEL MODIFIED Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
CUSTOM RRR 31 SILV DIRT LATE MODEL MODIFIED Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$99.99 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 5m
WB 65 66 FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK GT 347 SHELBY Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
WB 65 66 FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK GT 347 SHELBY Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$37.99
Time Remaining: 59m
CUSTOM RRR 69 MUSTANG FORD FAIR GROUND DIRT Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
CUSTOM RRR 69 MUSTANG FORD FAIR GROUND DIRT Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$67.76 (5 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 4m
1969 TRANS AM MUSTANG 2 Kwech Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car B MOORE 302
1969 TRANS AM MUSTANG 2 Kwech Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car B MOORE 302
$46.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 2m
Lot 1960s Aurora AFX HO Slot Car Track + 52 pieces Thunderjet 500
Lot 1960s Aurora AFX HO Slot Car Track + 52 pieces Thunderjet 500
$25.00
Time Remaining: 17h 8m
NEW RRR Cndy APPLE RED GRABBER FORD MAVERICK Aurora Thunder jet Tjet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR Cndy APPLE RED GRABBER FORD MAVERICK Aurora Thunder jet Tjet HO Slot Car
$37.99
Time Remaining: 1h 3m
Vintage AURORA T Jet AFX ThunderJet Model Motoring SLOT CARS Chassis
Vintage AURORA T Jet AFX ThunderJet Model Motoring SLOT CARS Chassis
$249.99
Time Remaining: 6d 23h 2m
Buy It Now for only: $249.99
1969 TRANS AM MUSTANG YUNICK 13 Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car BOSS 302
1969 TRANS AM MUSTANG YUNICK 13 Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car BOSS 302
$38.99
Time Remaining: 59m
RRR RED yellow stripe LEGENDARY GT 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
RRR RED yellow stripe LEGENDARY GT 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$38.99
Time Remaining: 1h 2m
Aurora El Camino TJet Thunderjet Mint Condition Never Used Body w NOS Chassis
Aurora El Camino TJet Thunderjet Mint Condition Never Used Body w NOS Chassis
$275.00
Time Remaining: 29d 22h 26m
Buy It Now for only: $275.00
VINTAGE AURORA MODEL MOTORING Mako Shark SLOT CAR THUNDERJET
VINTAGE AURORA MODEL MOTORING Mako Shark SLOT CAR THUNDERJET
$24.99
Time Remaining: 3d 39m
Buy It Now for only: $24.99
WR 65 66 FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK GT 347 SHELBY Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
WR 65 66 FORD MUSTANG FASTBACK GT 347 SHELBY Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$37.99
Time Remaining: 1h 3m
NEW RRR IVY GREEN  SILVER FORD MAVERICK Aurora Thunder jet T jet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR IVY GREEN SILVER FORD MAVERICK Aurora Thunder jet T jet HO Slot Car
$37.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 2m
NEW RRR GREEN LEGENDARY GT Ferrari 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR GREEN LEGENDARY GT Ferrari 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$37.99
Time Remaining: 59m
AURORA THUNDERJET FORD THUNDERBIRD ROADSTER INSERT LABEL WITH BOX NO RESERVE
AURORA THUNDERJET FORD THUNDERBIRD ROADSTER INSERT LABEL WITH BOX NO RESERVE
$24.50 (6 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 7m
Aurora Vintage HO 1963 1969 Yellow Lola GT Thunderjet 500
Aurora Vintage HO 1963 1969 Yellow Lola GT Thunderjet 500
$46.00
Time Remaining: 21d 14h 12m
Buy It Now for only: $46.00
NOS Aurora T Jet Dune Buggy Hot Rod Indy Chassis T Jet Thunderjet 1
NOS Aurora T Jet Dune Buggy Hot Rod Indy Chassis T Jet Thunderjet 1
$20.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 34m
4 WHT BLU ORG YEL 69 MUSTANG BOSS 302 Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car BODIES
4 WHT BLU ORG YEL 69 MUSTANG BOSS 302 Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car BODIES
$50.99 (3 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1h 4m
BRIGHT YELLOW MACH 1 1969 FORD MUSTANG Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
BRIGHT YELLOW MACH 1 1969 FORD MUSTANG Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$36.99
Time Remaining: 1h 1m
NEW RRR YELLOW red strp LEGENDARY GT 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR YELLOW red strp LEGENDARY GT 250 GTO Aurora Thunderjet T jet HO Slot Car
$39.99
Time Remaining: 1h
AURORA THUNDERJET DUNE BUGGY ROADSTER INSERT LABEL WITH BOX NO RESERVE
AURORA THUNDERJET DUNE BUGGY ROADSTER INSERT LABEL WITH BOX NO RESERVE
$12.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 11m
VINTAGE AURORA THUNDER JET COBRA GT RED  WHITE STRIPES 1375 SLOT CAR
VINTAGE AURORA THUNDER JET COBRA GT RED WHITE STRIPES 1375 SLOT CAR
$20.00
Time Remaining: 23d 15h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $20.00
Vintage Aurora Thunderjet Tjet AFX Slot Car Lot Of 28 Rare But with Issues
Vintage Aurora Thunderjet Tjet AFX Slot Car Lot Of 28 Rare But with Issues
$99.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 7m
AURORA MODEL MOTORING BARE ROLLING THUNDERJET SLIMLINE CHASSIS 2 PC NOS RARE
AURORA MODEL MOTORING BARE ROLLING THUNDERJET SLIMLINE CHASSIS 2 PC NOS RARE
$24.99
Time Remaining: 8d 16h 5m
Buy It Now for only: $24.99
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 500 MANGUSTA MONGOOSE HO SLOT CAR in WHITE 1960S
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 500 MANGUSTA MONGOOSE HO SLOT CAR in WHITE 1960S
$29.00 (7 Bids)
Time Remaining: 23h 59m
AURORA MODEL MOTORING THUNDER JET DINO FERRARI 1960s SLOT CAR BOXED
AURORA MODEL MOTORING THUNDER JET DINO FERRARI 1960s SLOT CAR BOXED
$21.24
Time Remaining: 19d 21h 44m
Buy It Now for only: $21.24
Aurora Thunderjet Mangusta Mongoose Slot Car HO 1960s w Box aqua turquoise
Aurora Thunderjet Mangusta Mongoose Slot Car HO 1960s w Box aqua turquoise
$47.00 (8 Bids)
Time Remaining: 23h 29m
Aurora HO Thunderjet Phantom Dune Buggy
Aurora HO Thunderjet Phantom Dune Buggy
$20.00
Time Remaining: 1d 14h 40m
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 1967 FORD GALAXIE XL 500 Hardtop HO SLOT CAR in Tan
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 1967 FORD GALAXIE XL 500 Hardtop HO SLOT CAR in Tan
$52.00 (6 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1d 4m
AURORA MODEL MOTORING BARE THUNDERJET CHASSIS 5 PC NOS COND OPEN RIVET
AURORA MODEL MOTORING BARE THUNDERJET CHASSIS 5 PC NOS COND OPEN RIVET
$34.99
Time Remaining: 22d 17h 52m
Buy It Now for only: $34.99
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 500 1968 MERCURY COUGAR HO SLOT CAR 1389 in Yellow
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 500 1968 MERCURY COUGAR HO SLOT CAR 1389 in Yellow
$20.00 (5 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1d 9m
Aurora Thunderjet 500 Chassis 2 orig clean used working complete
Aurora Thunderjet 500 Chassis 2 orig clean used working complete
$22.27 (10 Bids)
Time Remaining: 22h 22m
Vintage Aurora Model Motoring 1960s Thunderjet 500 Stirling Moss Slot Car Set
Vintage Aurora Model Motoring 1960s Thunderjet 500 Stirling Moss Slot Car Set
$89.99
Time Remaining: 5d 11h 52m
Buy It Now for only: $89.99
Aurora tjet thunderjet Jaguar XKE e type slot car red used condition
Aurora tjet thunderjet Jaguar XKE e type slot car red used condition
$29.00
Time Remaining: 5d 20h 57m
Buy It Now for only: $29.00
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 500 1958 JAGUAR XKE COUPE HO SLOT CAR in White
Vintage AURORA THUNDERJET 500 1958 JAGUAR XKE COUPE HO SLOT CAR in White
$27.00 (6 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1d 15m
NEW RRR CALYPSO ORANGE GRABBER FORD MAVERICK Aurora Thunder jet Tjet HO Slot Car
NEW RRR CALYPSO ORANGE GRABBER FORD MAVERICK Aurora Thunder jet Tjet HO Slot Car
$37.99 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 59m
CUSTOM 428 TWISTER 70 FORD MACH 1 MUSTANG AURORA HO T jet Thunder jet SLOT CAR
CUSTOM 428 TWISTER 70 FORD MACH 1 MUSTANG AURORA HO T jet Thunder jet SLOT CAR
$79.99
Time Remaining: 1h 5m
Aurora Thunderjet AC COBRA Slot Car HO 1960s aqua turquoise T JET
Aurora Thunderjet AC COBRA Slot Car HO 1960s aqua turquoise T JET
$36.88 (14 Bids)
Time Remaining: 23h 26m
1969 Aurora Stirling Moss Thunder Jet 500 Motor Model Motoring
1969 Aurora Stirling Moss Thunder Jet 500 Motor Model Motoring
$60.00
Time Remaining: 4d 3h 22m
AURORA THUNDERJET 500 HO SCALE COBRA GT red
AURORA THUNDERJET 500 HO SCALE COBRA GT red
$24.00
Time Remaining: 1d 22h 51m
AURORA MODEL MOTORING BARE THUNDERJET CHASSIS 3 PC NOS COND OPEN RIVET
AURORA MODEL MOTORING BARE THUNDERJET CHASSIS 3 PC NOS COND OPEN RIVET
$20.99
Time Remaining: 22d 17h 52m
Buy It Now for only: $20.99
AURORA THUNDERJET 500 HO SCALE WILLYS GASSER green new body old chassis
AURORA THUNDERJET 500 HO SCALE WILLYS GASSER green new body old chassis
$24.00
Time Remaining: 3d 22h 50m
Aurora Thunderjet Tjet Vibrator HO Slot  Country Bridge  Used Nice Condition
Aurora Thunderjet Tjet Vibrator HO Slot Country Bridge Used Nice Condition
$12.99
Time Remaining: 7d 1h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $12.99
AURORA THUNDERJET 500 HO SCALE DINO FERRARI green
AURORA THUNDERJET 500 HO SCALE DINO FERRARI green
$24.00
Time Remaining: 1d 22h 52m
Aurora Thunderjet Ford GT tan thin black stripe variation nice car Body Only
Aurora Thunderjet Ford GT tan thin black stripe variation nice car Body Only
$12.99
Time Remaining: 3d 59m
AURORA AFX THUNDER JET TYCO HO SLOT CAR VINTAGE BLUE PLATED CHEVY CORVETTE
AURORA AFX THUNDER JET TYCO HO SLOT CAR VINTAGE BLUE PLATED CHEVY CORVETTE
$12.00
Time Remaining: 13d 10h 46m
Buy It Now for only: $12.00
Aurora Formula 1 Whip Thunderjet HO Slot Car Racing Set With Monza Bank SALE
Aurora Formula 1 Whip Thunderjet HO Slot Car Racing Set With Monza Bank SALE
$50.00
Time Remaining: 6d 18h 48m
Buy It Now for only: $50.00
Vintage Aurora Thunderjet Hot Rod Yellow
Vintage Aurora Thunderjet Hot Rod Yellow
$28.61
Time Remaining: 16d 22h 58m
Buy It Now for only: $28.61
1965 AURORA MODEL 1660 MOTORING THUNDERJET 500 SLOT CAR SET VINTAGE TOY
1965 AURORA MODEL 1660 MOTORING THUNDERJET 500 SLOT CAR SET VINTAGE TOY
$79.99
Time Remaining: 17d 2h 19m
Buy It Now for only: $79.99
Aurora Model Motoring Thunderjet 1481 Dino Ferrari Tuff Ones HO Slot Car
Aurora Model Motoring Thunderjet 1481 Dino Ferrari Tuff Ones HO Slot Car
$24.95
Time Remaining: 27d 22h 2m
Buy It Now for only: $24.95

« Previous12

Detailed History Of Slot Vehicles

Does your kid love racing? To make him expertise the enjoyment and excitement of being on a race monitor with out truly driving a real race automobile, it's best to think of shopping for him a slot automotive set. Slot automobiles are replicas of actual vehicles with our bodies made purposely for miniature racing. While there are commercially out there slot cars of various sizes and kinds, some racers still favor to make their own models from basic components and materials. But how and where did slot vehicles originated?

The primary slot cars to hit the market have been constructed by Lionel Corporation. This mannequin, which appeared on Lionel's catalog in 1912, draws it power from a toy prepare rail that was set within the large slot between the rails. Racers can alter the pace of their car by regulating the swap positioned on the monitor's power supply. This very first mannequin has much resemblance to trendy slot cars, however independent velocity control was provided solely as an possibility means again then. Production of this toy set was stopped after 1915.

Nineteen Thirties
In late Thirties, hobbyist use relatively large mannequin cars with 1:sixteen to 1:18 scales. These vehicles derived their power from miniature internal combustion engines that had been initially outfitted with spark-ignition that was afterward changed with glow plug engines. Since there was no manner for the player to control the automobile's speed and steering, this sort of car was primarily a mechanic's hobby.

1940s
In Nineteen Forties, British hobbyists begin experimenting controllable electric automobiles that function hand-constructed motors.

1950s
In 1954, the Southport mannequin Engineering Society within the United Kingdom was dared by a patent-holder to use rail-guided gasoline-automobile exhibition on elevating funds. So its workers made an electrical racecourse with six-lane format and measuring 60 feet long. This course is designed for 1:32 rail-guided cars which are thought-about as the ancestors of slot racing cars.

Inspired by the said layout from Southport, some US and UK clubs start racing electric cars assisted by heart rails in 1955 to 1956. These rails were soon after replaced by slots on the monitor surface and vehicles raced on these tracks are name slot cars. In 1957, Minimodels has produced a well-known line of slot-guided vehicles known as Scalextric. Victory Industries additionally launched the VIP line. The Scaletrix became an prompt hit, causing engineers and a few firms like Aurora Plastics Corporation to develop HO vibrator sets. These small cars amazed the public as a result of their price and dimension best suit the needs of common consumers.

Sixties
It was in the 1960s when slot cars grew to become very a lot popular. In 1963, after manufacturing a million and a half units, Aurora made flat-commutator motor to interchange the vibrator cars. From this, the most effective-selling slot car in historical past, known as Aurora Thunderjet-500, was produced. The Thunderjets, together with their upgraded variations, dominated the market for round a decade.

Seventies
It was within the late Nineteen Seventies when the slot car craze sputtered out.

Through the use of laptop-aided designing, more detailed and authentic models have been made in 1990s. And in 2004, the digital management programs which have modernized model railroading, start appearing in 1:32 slot cars. Such systems provide racers with the ability to race a number of cars in every lane, and to take pleasure in more sensible racing experience.

Nathaniel has been writing articles on-line for nearly 3 years now. Not only does this creator concentrate on Leadership Development, you can even take a look at his latest web site on how you can convert avi to mp4 with avi to mp4 converter and Avi converter.

 

 

Aurora Thunderjet AMX

I have an ho scale vintage race track. Is there a limit on how big my track can be with one power supply?

I have an Aurora Thunderjet 500 vintage race track, I'm new to racing and I'm trying to find out if there is a limit on how big my track can be with one 20 volt power supply. Or can I use two power supplies. Please help.

The size of the track doesn't matter too much. Just be sure that all the connections are clean as well as the rails. I used to run one transformer for each lane so the cars would not be affected by each other. My brother and I would always stop our car when the other was about to make a corner...That would cause it to speed up and crash :)