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Old 12-14-2006, 09:40 AM   #14851
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Your local shop can definately special order HPI parts through their favorite distributor.
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Old 12-14-2006, 10:15 AM   #14852
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Nope. His distributor told him that parts are discontinued by the manufacturer. I didn't think it would be that quick which would explain why I got his used Pro4 from him so cheap. I needed some other parts, but he couldn't get it. I ended up buying some used parts on E-Bay.
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Old 12-15-2006, 04:57 PM   #14853
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The parts won't be discontinued for at least two years, fear not.
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Old 12-16-2006, 08:17 AM   #14854
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Nope. His distributor told him that parts are discontinued by the manufacturer. I didn't think it would be that quick which would explain why I got his used Pro4 from him so cheap. I needed some other parts, but he couldn't get it. I ended up buying some used parts on E-Bay.
Since the Cylone uses he same suspension parts you won't have to worry about those for a while....
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Old 12-16-2006, 08:42 AM   #14855
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Old 12-16-2006, 06:38 PM   #14856
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Got a Po4 for sale if anyone is interested. Roller w/ duel diffs, bunch of support parts (from swaybars, shock towers f&r, xtra diff parts,arms, hubs, carriers ect.ect.ect), one way, comes on foams. I will have it posted later on the forsale boards. Anyone interested email to i8crust@yahoo.com $150 shipped
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Old 12-16-2006, 07:21 PM   #14857
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Hey guys, I am looking for a answer to a glitching problem. I have been racing my Pro 4 for 1 1/2 years now with no real problems, but now I have a motor glitch. If I unscrew the motor from the motor plate, it goes away. If I touch the motor back to the plate it glitches-BAD!! I have changed all electronics, speedo, batteries, radio, channels, anything I can think of, I have changed. I have even put the same eletronics in another car - and it goes away. Knew or old motors don't change a thing. Has anyone seen this problem? Can anyone help me? Thanks
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Old 12-17-2006, 03:58 PM   #14858
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You got a stray wire touching the graphite somewhere. Check all of your wiring and soldering joints. There is some fraying somewhere.
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Old 12-17-2006, 04:51 PM   #14859
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Thanks, I will check that.
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Old 12-17-2006, 08:51 PM   #14860
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Thanks, I will check that.
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Old 12-18-2006, 05:09 PM   #14861
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I unmounted the speedo from the car and held it in my hand and it did not change. No wires touching the chassis. Nor the reciever wire. I also bought a new CO27 and that glitches too!!! Do you think that the two speedos I have (Novak and LRP) don't like the car anymore? They both work in another car (Old TC3)
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Since the Cylone uses he same suspension parts you won't have to worry about those for a while....
Cyclone parts that are the same such as some of the suspension parts will still be available, but HPI USA has already discontinued the parts that will only fit on the Pro4. The only way I can buy Pro4 parts, now, is online. All the LHS in Hawaii cannot get parts because they all go through practically the same distributors.
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Old 12-19-2006, 10:35 AM   #14863
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That is incorrect. HPI Racing has not discontinued parts that only fit on the Pro4. Your local hobby shop has the ability to special order anything you want for your Pro4 through their distributor no matter which distributor it is.
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Old 12-19-2006, 09:08 PM   #14864
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Cyclone parts that are the same such as some of the suspension parts will still be available, but HPI USA has already discontinued the parts that will only fit on the Pro4. The only way I can buy Pro4 parts, now, is online. All the LHS in Hawaii cannot get parts because they all go through practically the same distributors.
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Old 12-19-2006, 10:38 PM   #14865
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selling a few after market parts for those who want them. square purple aluminum rear hubs and mip shiny CVDs

they are on this thread>> TC clearing, HPI Pro4 aftermarket parts, batteries, motors
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