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Old 06-10-2014, 02:32 PM   #2131
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Is an upgrade kit available?
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Old 06-10-2014, 02:52 PM   #2132
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Interesting... Looks a lot like a WRC STX2014... But we are not going the same way... I think this car will encounter same problems as we encounter with the 2013 version...
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Interesting, they certainly addressed a lot of the small complaints around the wishbone pivots, steering and play in the outboard pivots. Didn't really deal with the big issue which was getting the car to behave on tight ultra-high grip tracks. It will definitely be a great asphalt car.
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Is an upgrade kit available?
Very very very unlikely. There is frankly too much different between the 5 and 5Evo to warrant an upgrade pack. Pretty much the only parts to carry over are diffs, belts and some hardware.

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Interesting, they certainly addressed a lot of the small complaints around the wishbone pivots, steering and play in the outboard pivots. Didn't really deal with the big issue which was getting the car to behave on tight ultra-high grip tracks. It will definitely be a great asphalt car.
I think you'll be suprised at how much stiffer the wider top deck makes the car. And there are also further options to stiffen the car more (3mm top deck, wishbone braces) etc. One of the key things for me is that you can now use thicker top decks, without having to hack the motor mount apart like on the 5. So a definite improved tuning option, IMO.
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Old 06-10-2014, 07:57 PM   #2135
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if anyone is interested im selling my spare mi5. open to offers. FOR SALE SCHUMACHER MI5
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Old 06-10-2014, 08:47 PM   #2136
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the EVO looks like a nice piece of kit! I like the improvements they made as they were really needed. I am definitely liking the options they are going to have for it with the different top decks and the stiffeners for the arms. just too bad I just bought the t4 14 the other day.
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Old 06-11-2014, 02:11 AM   #2137
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Can you point me to this on the website? I cannot find it.
It's just been placed on The-Border. Not available just yet.

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the EVO looks like a nice piece of kit! I like the improvements they made as they were really needed. I am definitely liking the options they are going to have for it with the different top decks and the stiffeners for the arms. just too bad I just bought the t4 14 the other day.
Doesn't make the T4 '14 a bad choice!

But I sure do like the new Mi5evo.
Don't know if the youtube video has been mentioned yet, but here it is:
youtube.com/watch?v=-Iyr8rHMMMY
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Old 06-11-2014, 11:15 AM   #2138
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Don't know if the youtube video has been mentioned yet, but here it is:
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I watched it yesterday and was shocked that they put one out so fast. I wish other manufactures would do something like that.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:20 PM   #2139
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I watched it yesterday and was shocked that they put one out so fast. I wish other manufactures would do something like that.
Yeah it's great to see the difference between a rush launch and a planned launch: nice video's, marketing material, immediate availability of manuals, setup sheets (blank, carpet & tarmac setups), overall a very neat way to do it.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:39 PM   #2140
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Nice to see those changes
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Old 06-11-2014, 02:35 PM   #2141
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Thaan, it is nice to see a company give you all the little extra stuff...
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We'll be one of the first getting them in.. We'll build one and test it within a day or so and report back... no one 'officially' has one stateside yet.. We're expecting good things as they've addressed many of the issues we had with the old car... Stay tuned..
Hey Phil, when do you expect to get them in?
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Old 06-12-2014, 06:01 AM   #2144
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Hey Phil, when do you expect to get them in?
We (The-Border.com) already have them. And we can ship to the States of course

The assembled cars will follow later though.
Sales are going alright it seems, but I don't think anybody expects the opposite, it's a good car.

Also;
The exploded view has been released, it's available on the Schumacher website or our own.
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Hey Phil, when do you expect to get them in?
They're in Philadelphia this morning, scheduled in and shipping tomorrow pending any issues with UPS ..


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