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A.C.
    1. Alternating Current.

Actual Distance
    1. Measurement of length in one-to-one ratio/scale.

Adapter Track
    1. Model of HO scale slot car track where two brands or models of track can be connected to each other.

AFX
    1. Upgrade of Aurora HO slot cars and tracks.
    2. Stands for Aurora Factory eXperimentals.
    3. Frequently without periods. AFX
    3. Sometimes includes a slash AF/X

AFX Data Race Control Center    More Details
    1. Speed-Loc / Speed-Steer track section.
      a. Multi function lap counter with add on sound system.

AFX HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. Pancake Motor - multiple gear crown drive chassis.
    2. Frequently referred to as Non Magna-Traction despite predating Magna-Traction
Top view of Aurora AFX Slot Car Chassis (pre Magna-Traction) Bottom view of Aurora AFX Slot Car Chassis (pre Magna-Traction) Exploded view of Aurora AFX Slot Car Chassis (pre Magna-Traction)

AFX Speed-Loc HO Slot Car Track Connection
    1. 2 Lane.

    2. 1 Lane.

AFX Speed-Loc HO Slot Car Track Selection
    1. Speed-Loc.    View Track Selection

Amperage
    1. The strength of an electric current expressed in amperes.

Amrac
    1. Brand of HO scale slot cars and tracks.

Amrac HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. In-Line Motor - pinion and crown gear drive - chassis also used by Rokar.
      a. Amrac Chassis.
Top view of Amrac HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Amrac HO Scale Slot Car Chassis
      b. Lighted Amrac Chassis.
Top view of Amrac Lighted HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Amrac Lighted HO Scale Slot Car Chassis

Arco Falco
    1. Brand of HO scale slot cars.

Arco falco HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. In-Line Motor - pinion and crown drive chassis.
Top view of Arco Falc HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Arco Falc HO Scale Slot Car Chassis

Armature
    1. Main component of an electrical motor usually rotating in the center of two magnets with commutator brushes
        providing electricity.

      a. An odd number of coils (poles) are wound around the Lamination(s) (fiber sheet) and soldered to the
          Comutator plate which has been plated for the brushes to transfer electricity.

      b. Frequently addition layers of Lamination are used to increase the size of the coil's magnetic field
           to match the height of the magnets being used.

      c. Some Armatures are wound with more than one color insulation on the wires.
      d. The following factors affect an Armature's Ohm Rating.
          i. The number of poles.
          ii. The number of winds on a pole.
          iii. The gage of the wire wound on the poles.
          iv. The material the wire is made of.
      e. The Ohm rating of the armature will determine the Amperage it will try to draw off of your power supply.
      f. The lower the Ohm rating of the armature the more Amperage it will try to draw off of your power supply.
      g. If your power supply does not provide enough Amperage it may fail before the vehicle moves.

Artin
    1. Brand of HO scale slot cars and tracks.

Artin HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. In-Line Motor - pinion and crown drive chassis, also used for WallCrawlers with a different guide pin.
Top view of Artin HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Artin HO Scale Slot Car Chassis

Artin HO Slot Car Track Connection
    1. 2 Lane.

Artin HO Slot Car Track Selection
    1. Road.    View Track Selection

Atlas
    1. Brand of HO scale slot cars and tracks.

Atlas HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. In-Line Motor - pinion and crown mutliple gear drive chassis.
      a. Zinger.
Top view of Atlas Zinger HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Atlas Zinger HO Scale Slot Car Chassis
      b. Slim Line / Panther.
Top view of Atlas Slim Line / Panther HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Atlas Slim Line / Panther HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Exploded view of Atlas Slim Line / Panther HO Scale Slot Car Chassis
      c. Atlas.
Top view of Atlas HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Atlas HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Exploded view of Atlas HO Scale Slot Car Chassis
      d. Midget.
Top view of Atlas Midget HO Scale Slot Car Chassis Bottom view ofAtlas Midget HO Scale Slot Car Chassis

Atlas HO Slot Car Track Connection
    1. 2 Lane.

Atlas HO Slot Car Track Selection
    1. Road.    View Track Selection

Aurora
    1. The first brand of HO scale slot cars and tracks in the U.S.
    2. Original sellers of Model Motoring products.

Auto World
    1. Brand of HO scale slot cars and tracks.

Auto World HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. Auto World uses several different chassis in their vehicles.
      a. T-Jet.
Top view of Auto World Thunderjet Bottom view of Auto World Thunderjet
      b. X-Traction.
Top view of Auto World X-Traction Bottom view of Auto World X-Traction
      c. X-Traction Dirty.
Top view of Auto World X-Traction Dirty Bottom view of Auto World X-Traction Dirty
      d. X-Traction Flame-Thrower.
Top view of Auto World X-Traction Flame-Thrower Bottom view of Auto World X-Traction Flame-Thrower
      e. T-Jet Ultra G.
Top view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Bottom view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G
      f. X-Traction Ultra G. (Gray)
Top view of Auto World X-Traction Ultra G (gray) Bottom view of Auto World X-Traction Ultra G (gray)
      g. X-Traction Ultra G. (Black)
Top view of Auto World X-Traction Ultra G (black) Bottom view of Auto World X-Traction Ultra G (black)
      h. 4 Gear Ultra G.
Top view of Auto World 4 Gear Ultra G Bottom view of Auto World 4 Gear Ultra G
      i. iWheels.
Top view of Auto World iWheels Bottom view of Auto World iWheels
      j. iWheels Flame-Thrower.
Top view of Auto World iWheels Flame-Thrower Bottom view of Auto World iWheels Flame-Thrower
      k. Super III.
Top view of Auto World Super III Version 1 Bottom view of Auto World Super III Version 1
      l. Dragster.
Top view of Auto World Dragster Bottom view of Auto World Dragster
      m. Thunderjet Ultra G Transparent Blue.
Top view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Transparent Blue Bottom view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Transparent Blue
      n. Thunderjet Ultra G Transparent Red.
Top view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Transparent Red Bottom view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Transparent Red
      o. Super III Version 2.
Top view of Auto World Super III Version 2 Bottom view of Auto World Super III Version 2
      p. 4 Gear iWheels.
Top view of Auto World 4 Gear iWheels Bottom view of Auto World 4 Gear iWheels
      q. Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown.
Top view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown Bottom view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown
      r. Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown iWheels.
Top view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown iWheels Bottom view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown iWheels

Auto World HO Slot Car Track Connection
    1. 2 Lane.

Auto World HO Slot Car Track Selection
    1. Road.    View Track Selection

Axle
    1. Rotating shaft mounted through the chassis with fixed rims on both ends.
      a. Rear axle includes the drive gear.
    2. Shaft mounted to the chassis holding a free spinning rim / wheel in place.


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