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    I broke one of my MIPs once. My fault though,...

    I broke one of my MIPs once. My fault though, doing stupidly large jumps on concrete.
    I took a photo and Matt from MIP replaced it no questions asked.
    Yours Sincerely,
    An MIP fanboy :)
  2. Thread: Ramps

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    ^Same as me. The launch ramp is nice and light,...

    ^Same as me. The launch ramp is nice and light, easy to carry around, and it works well.
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    I've never travelled with one of my cars, but I...

    I've never travelled with one of my cars, but I travel with my planes all the time.
    Airlines have different policies, but in general, the only part they worry about are lipo batteries. Some have...
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    ^Yep what robgdds said, run with body off. If...

    ^Yep what robgdds said, run with body off.
    If you're scared about leaving your electronics exposed invest in a roll cage.
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    Yeah I 3rd that! I was lucky I got the Axial...

    Yeah I 3rd that!
    I was lucky I got the Axial narrows before they were d/c.
    http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/1008/weasalp1000708.jpg
  6. Some bearings do require a break in period. I...

    Some bearings do require a break in period.
    I run boca green seals all round, their website says-
    "All Green Seal bearings are packed in grease and will require a short break in period to loosen...
  7. Just dremmel a couple of mm off, that's all I...

    Just dremmel a couple of mm off, that's all I did! Save yourself a trip to the shop!
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    that looks awesome.

    that looks awesome.
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    I'd recommend aluminum shock towers over the...

    I'd recommend aluminum shock towers over the plastic RPMs. I had a problem with the shock screws backing out on my stock and RPM towers. I bought GH aluminum ones from tower hobbies. Some blue...
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    What kinda Zippys are they? 5000mah? 2S or 3S?

    What kinda *****s are they? 5000mah? 2S or 3S?
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    Get some boca green seal bearings for $35.00 a...

    Get some boca green seal bearings for $35.00 a set, and never worry again. :)
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    Start with new wheels/tyres. You will notice a...

    Start with new wheels/tyres. You will notice a huge difference with a nice set of prolines as opposed to the stock ones.
    Also when you say you're running two linked 3S lipos do you mean running two...
  13. Ahhahaha!!! :lol: Don't be scared about...

    Ahhahaha!!! :lol:

    Don't be scared about breaking the gear cover, there's a small gap on the right hand side of it (looking from the back to the front of the truck) wedge a flat head screw driver...
  14. $80.00 for a set of pins!!!

    $80.00 for a set of pins!!! <_<
  15. Mine back out all the time... It's rather...

    Mine back out all the time...
    It's rather annoying.
    I'd like to know of alternatives too!
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    I had a bad batch of axles when I first got my...

    I had a bad batch of axles when I first got my MIPs. I believe it was a manufacturing fault so I wouldn't jump the gun and blame your 17mm adapters. Especially if you weren't bashing too hard....
  17. Thread: mmp esc mount

    by joffadan
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    I have the snappy, it's simply made and does the...

    I have the snappy, it's simply made and does the job. Can't really go wrong for less than $10.
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    Slaughter do you work for Tekno? lol

    Slaughter do you work for Tekno? lol
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    I don't have any experience with the RC Screwz...

    I don't have any experience with the RC Screwz bearings, but I do run green sealed bocas all round and can say they are an awesome bearing. Not one failure for me in 12 months. A little pricey but...
  20. Yep I had the exact same occurence as TraxxasFTW...

    Yep I had the exact same occurence as TraxxasFTW :(
    Dknuckles and TrenJen, you shouldn't have to loctite the wheel nuts! Not sure about the MIP ones (as I still use my stock PE wheel nuts) but the...
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    Ok I figured out the issue! I borrowed an 18t...

    Ok I figured out the issue!
    I borrowed an 18t pinion from my mate at work and tried it out when I got home. STILL JUST AS SLOW!
    At this point I was fairly frustrated and decided to start...
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    Aw no :( Yep that's what I was afraid of....

    Aw no :( Yep that's what I was afraid of....
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    Castle 1410 3800kv - Lacking performance

    I recently purchased the original Castle sidewinder system with the 1410 3800kv motor. I originally bought it for one of my electric drifters, but after some reading decided it would do better in my...
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    Can't go wrong with the MIPS. As El Sob...

    Can't go wrong with the MIPS.
    As El Sob mentioned, if you break em, you just take a photo and send it to Matt @ MIP, and he will replace any part, no questions asked. You don't even have to send the...
  25. Thread: unbelievable

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    If you're not sure if you had the flat spot...

    If you're not sure if you had the flat spot facing up, chances are it wasn't. This would most definetly be your point of failure. When installing mine on my Slash 4x4 I made sure the flat spot was...
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