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Old 09-14-2009, 01:00 AM   #646
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Does anyone make or know where to purchase a larger front bumper for the Mi4? I like to have the bumper just touch the body, so it doesn't fold at high speed, and also helps keep the body from cracking.

I believe the Parma Mi4 bumper is still the same size as stock. If I have to, Ill just shave the universal Parma bumper down to the thin height, and cut it out as needed...

EDIT: Just test fitted a body I have cut out, and it seems the bumper is already quite a close fit to the Mazda Speed 6. Still, I like to custom fit bumpers as needed because I mount some bodies further forward or further back for steering purposes, and I like to have a bumper to match.
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Old 09-14-2009, 01:10 AM   #647
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How have the plastic hingepin blocks been holding up in the car or have people reverted back to the alloy versions on the previous car ?
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:59 AM   #648
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How have the plastic hingepin blocks been holding up in the car or have people reverted back to the alloy versions on the previous car ?
Currently iam running the plastic blocks but I do have the alloy set if I feel I need them maybe i'l use them on carpet or a super high grip track.
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Old 09-14-2009, 09:39 AM   #649
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How have the plastic hingepin blocks been holding up in the car or have people reverted back to the alloy versions on the previous car ?
I went back to the alloy for more tuning, and the car is alot better now, but i never had any problems with the plastic ones.
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Old 09-14-2009, 09:44 AM   #650
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Does anyone make or know where to purchase a larger front bumper for the Mi4? I like to have the bumper just touch the body, so it doesn't fold at high speed, and also helps keep the body from cracking.

I believe the Parma Mi4 bumper is still the same size as stock. If I have to, Ill just shave the universal Parma bumper down to the thin height, and cut it out as needed...

EDIT: Just test fitted a body I have cut out, and it seems the bumper is already quite a close fit to the Mazda Speed 6. Still, I like to custom fit bumpers as needed because I mount some bodies further forward or further back for steering purposes, and I like to have a bumper to match.
Try the bumper of the Mi2 EC. This one is a bit thicker and longer in the front. I will try to find a photo of my Mi3 and Mi4 where you can see the difference.

Edit: Found the picture in the Front the Mi3 with Mi2 EC bumper and in the back the Mi4 with stock bumper. Its about 5mm longer.
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:12 AM   #651
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I'll be running again for the rsginals. So you're sending out the MI4 for the color change this week huh????
Good luck! Do some work

and yes I am. Shouldn't be hard to guess what color
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Old 09-14-2009, 10:53 AM   #652
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Podium finish for Mr. Mike Haynes and his Mi4! Congrats man! 3rd out of a field of 90!
let's not forget that is 3rd from a 9th starting spot. he had bad luck in Q3 and Q4. I think his speed passion motor was the only one to be tech'd at the end of the race.
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:39 PM   #653
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Never say I don't do anything for drivers of other cars ;

The following link should give you an editable PDF setup sheet.
You'll still need CutePDF (search internet for it, it's free) or something similar but it should now have check boxes etc.

I had to do something similar to Xray's sheet to give it a driver comments section.

http://www.piez0r.com/Skiddins/Mi3_S...t_Editable.pdf
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and yes I am. Shouldn't be hard to guess what color
What color again? pink rite? I dont wanna mess it up for you
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let's not forget that is 3rd from a 9th starting spot. he had bad luck in Q3 and Q4. I think his speed passion motor was the only one to be tech'd at the end of the race.
By bad luck, you mean taken out by myself in Q3 and Drew Ellis in Q4... sorry Mike.
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By bad luck, you mean taken out by myself in Q3 and Drew Ellis in Q4... sorry Mike.
i wasn't really going to go there.... you did
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Old 09-15-2009, 01:12 AM   #657
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Hi, has anyone tried the narrow wishbones, hard or medium ?
What do you think about them, any advantage?
Thanks in advance.
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Hi, has anyone tried the narrow wishbones, hard or medium ?
What do you think about them, any advantage?
Thanks in advance.
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They are on hayne's car, he switched to them at the xray challenge and was happy with them. I know he was really happy with the car at IIC this year.
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They are on hayne's car, he switched to them at the xray challenge and was happy with them. I know he was really happy with the car at IIC this year.
Thanks Mike L
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How have the plastic hingepin blocks been holding up in the car or have people reverted back to the alloy versions on the previous car ?
The plastic ones would only have one advantage over the alloy. If you crash the blocks flex/break and you don't bend hingepins. No kick-up/anti-dive tunablility on the plastic blocks though. Six of one, half a dozen of another.
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