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McDonald’s Race Team Challenge

A 1993 release set from Life Like reflecting the McDonald's NASCAR team. The set went together easily and ran well. Cars ran...

Evaluating HO Slot Car Track Rails

An overview of common plastic track rail height & design and how the affects magnetic downforce in a specific HO slot car. "Heavier' rails...
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Painting HO Lexan Bodies – Part One

First part of a three part series. Part One will look at preparation and masking the clear bodies. Youtube Link
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The Work Bench – Tyco 440×2 Hop Ups – Pro 8 Motor & Pro-10...

Pushing the Tyco 440x2 Hop Ups to maximum. Tyco 440x2 black stiff chassis, Pro-8 motor magnets, Pro-10 traction magnets, 2.8 ohm dynamically balanced...
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Life Like HO Raciing’s Renegade Racers Set Review

The Life Like Renegade Racers set is an interesting item from about the 2005 time period. The car bodies did a fairly good...
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Life Like Demolition Derby Set Review

We take a look at the Life Like Demolition Derby set originally conceived in 2002. Some 'back story' is included from factory files on...
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The Work Bench – Mega-G & Mega-G Plus Hop Ups

Some basic Hop Ups for Mega-G and Mega-G Plus are looked at. Aftermarket axle sets and tires solve most problems these two cars have....
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Life Like Small Track Example

Life Like HO Racing - small set example
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Tyco 440×2 Wide-Pan Level 42 Sprint Car

Track testing a Tyco 440x2 running Venom Warp 42 Neo Traction Magnets and the new urethane Super Tires rear slip-on. The base car was...