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Old 08-30-2005, 08:55 AM   #12676
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Do you guys think the pro4 will be "out of date" in 2006 now that the cyclone is coming out?
Will anyone continue to run the pro4 in '06?

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Old 08-30-2005, 09:20 AM   #12677
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I've been looking for a part number for the aluminum camber mount. I would like one, Tower doesn't have them. Any part #'s I can research?
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you can buy the ones made by Jet racing and cost half as much as HPI's.
RcModel in HK sells them.
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Old 08-30-2005, 09:22 AM   #12678
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Do you guys think the pro4 will be "out of date" in 2006 now that the cyclone is coming out?
Will anyone continue to run the pro4 in '06?

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I don't think it will be out of date...I think the car can still be further refined and updated..
I'll still be running mine..mainly for stock racing.
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Old 08-30-2005, 09:52 AM   #12679
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The shaft will continue to be out there. Yokomo has both a shaft and a belt on the market. It's just about preference and so far I have enjoyed the shaft cars. Hopefully all we will see is redefined parts for it in the next year.
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Old 08-30-2005, 10:13 AM   #12680
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Pro4 will still be an awesome car...

I might keep mine and run it in stock like rc-zombies because of its free drivetrain.
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Old 08-30-2005, 10:49 AM   #12681
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Do you guys think the pro4 will be "out of date" in 2006 now that the cyclone is coming out?
Will anyone continue to run the pro4 in '06?

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Who here is with me in keeping the Pro4 for stock racing and using the Cyclone for mod?

Thats what I plan to do if the Cyclone turns out to be affordable when its released.
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Old 08-30-2005, 11:18 AM   #12682
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I'm with you. The cyclone looks good but has a high price tag.

Most of my racing is done in stock so I will stick with my Pro 4 for now. I like the car.
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:05 PM   #12683
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i think the pro4 will turn into today’s TC3. a well proven easy to work on car. also you can pick up a used pro4 kit pretty cheap now. i have seen them go for as low as $120 with a few spares on ebay. i have 2 pro4s now an ill say ill be keeping them both. ill be using them in stock racing and probably get the cyclone before xmas and be using that for 19t and maybe mod later. the pro4 is a solid car that will be around and competitive for many years for come. and like i said i see it becoming HPI's tc3. a car that will be popular for many years, which HPI has had a problem with. and if they come out with a pro5, which i think will be a few years, i might just be keeping my pro4s over the 5s. but i like to think of the cyclone as their pro5 because basically HPI is HB they are both owned by the same person (i think) so it would be crazy to put out another car within the next year and possibly dilute the sales of the cyclone.
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:08 PM   #12684
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Yeah, HB and HPi are now the same company. I agree with you Frank!

I wanna take a look at your cyclone when you do decide to get it. Even if takes me driving up to Redmond to to so.
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:27 PM   #12685
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yea about those clamping wheel nuts. does anyone know of wider ones. i hate putting those shimms on because it makes a gap which makes it easier to strip out the center of a rim. PLEASE HELP US
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:28 PM   #12686
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Yeah, HB and HPi are now the same company. I agree with you Frank!

I wanna take a look at your cyclone when you do decide to get it. Even if takes me driving up to Redmond to to so.
is this so? i heard that the owners of hpi (husband and wife) got divorced, with the husband getting hot bodies and the wife getting hpi.
idk if this is true or not, just what i heard
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:31 PM   #12687
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yea about those clamping wheel nuts. does anyone know of widee ones. i have putting those shimms on because it makes a gap which makes it easier to strip out the center of a rim. PLEASE HELP US
HPI makes 6mm ones for the pro4 too. I use it.
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Old 08-30-2005, 12:32 PM   #12688
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eek 30 bucks at tower... anyone know where to get the 6mm ones for cheaper?
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Those are for the HPI trucks.
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Old 08-30-2005, 08:26 PM   #12690
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Those are for the HPI trucks.
but the hex and axle sizes are the same right?
those SHOULD be the ones i saw on my buddies pro4, def solves the problem of all the wheels with narrow hexes molded into them
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