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Old 10-30-2011, 09:29 AM   #601
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Hi guys!
I m a happy owner of a electric super bought from ebay used!
i know is too diffycult to find that car so i found my shelf very lucky!!
she is in exellent condition and came with an unpaited murcielago body that i painted!!gt one is on road!!
now i have some questions for you!!
1)where i can found parts list?
2)does it have compatible spares with other hpi cars?
3)hop up parts like cvd or ball diffs?
4)i have a tekin 4800kv fit but i manage to put a 2000watt motor or more like neu 1415 or leopard 3674 do you think this is a tough car for those motors?
if so what of the two motors you sugest?
5)can i put silikone to diifs or grease?









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Old 10-30-2011, 11:05 AM   #602
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Congrats on the car also nice body.
I have run the Super RS4 using 4.5T motor and 4600 NiMh cells at large 1/8th tracks some years ago what had been much fun. The problem is this car is very old and the drivetrain is not very good at least not for high power. Today the Lipo batteries are much more powerful than the old NiMh batteries so itīs even more load at the drivetrain with the same motor. I would definitely stay with 2 cell Lipo and chose motor depending on track size but I think itīs a good idea staying with something as 13.5 or 10.5T motor for normal tracks.

For parts list look at the HPI website maybe they still have the manual online for download. But itīs very difficult getting any spares. Some parts maybe could be used from other RS4 cars but I think drivetrain parts will be limited to Super Nitro. But usually this car just is wearing drivetrain parts and is strong beside this. You just should keep away from running with heavy nitro cars as I have seen also chassis breaking if getting crashed by them.
Ball diff is no good idea I have heard from fellow drivers the gear diff last longer than the ball diff. Same is for the CVD. Especially if you plan using fast motors as 4.5 or 5.5T the HPI CVD are not good as their joint are breaking. There was a CVD from GPM what was much more sturdy but the thread at the wheelaxle was a little too short so there was a good chance loosing the wheel nut. I used a GPM CVD for the front but had to reverse the locking nut so the plastic locking inserts was towards the wheel.
For the rear the original dogbone is fine for all motors but itīs a good idea using a special very thick grease at the junction between dogbone and wheelaxle. This is the most wearing part at the car. Very good grease for this was a black grease from HPI or something from Tamiya. Donīt know the name currently but itīs for high load applications.

As for other hopup parts I think itīs a good idea replacing the original plastic shocks with good shocks from Tamiya or HPI/Hot Bodies. This is what I used.

One of my favourite hopup was the oneway as the Super RS4 is understeeringering a lot with a frontdiff. This way you didnīt need that much steering throw also what improved the lifetime of the front driveshafts also. But I think itīs very difficult finding an oneway these days.
If you like running at fast tracks the Toyota GT1 body is the one with the most downforce and best handling. One of the best looking Super RS4 bodies also but the Lamborghini is very nice as well.

Anyway if you run the RS4 from kit or using option parts this is a car making lots of fun to drive.
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:09 PM   #603
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Congratulations on the find. Truly a rare find, and nice job on the lambo as well. I actually just painted a lambo myself. I will see if I can finish putting the decals on it so I can take some pics to share.
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:34 PM   #604
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Old 01-30-2012, 01:19 PM   #605
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I've sent you a PM about your bodies quite a while ago...........When you paint yours how come your decals don't look like decals?? They look like they are on the inside........I would like to start to paint some of mine and I want to do it right the first time. I enjoy painting my truck and car bodies, I use my airbrush and do pretty well. Stripes, pinstripes, fades are no problem. I would just like to make the decals look more real, instead of sticking them on the outside. I don't want to touch any of my Super bodies because I feel like I won't get a second chance with these getting as rare as they are.......I also have a line on a few bodies if your interested.......

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Old 02-20-2012, 09:49 AM   #606
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Does anyone know of some one selling one of these cars ! Thanx
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Does anyone know of some one selling one of these cars ! Thanx
I think your best bet is to create and save a search on eBay. That is where I got mine several years ago . . .
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Good luck finding one of these. I have been looking for one for a little over 2 years with no luck whatsoever. The few that are circulating are coveted by their owners so, don't get your hope up too much in finding one.
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Good luck finding one of these. I have been looking for one for a little over 2 years with no luck whatsoever. The few that are circulating are coveted by their owners so, don't get your hope up too much in finding one.
There's one new in box on eBay right now. Hope you just got your paycheck...
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:36 AM   #610
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I have one Super RS4 that I can sell and can ship overseas (I am from Europe). It is in good shape, I am 2nd owner. Contact me if you want it
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Old 04-11-2012, 05:03 AM   #611
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Well after looking long and hard I was able to find one last year. Now with major regret I might be selling it here are some pics of my prized possession. If anyone is interested please PM me.
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I was going after one one Ebay but went too much for me. I got a nitro Super RS4 one instead, thinking how to convert it to electric.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:09 PM   #615
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I've listed my HPI Super RS4 in the (For Sale/Trade) area. If anyone is interested please let me know.
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