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Old 11-16-2014, 02:16 PM   #2446
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Im thinking about getting the mi5evo. Is it ok on carpet? And schumacher is not about to drop a new one i should wait for?
No new car on the near horizon, although that's nots to say parts aren't being tested, just will fit the existing car.
Carpet pace seems good for sure, it's been on the podium at both of the uk's EWS rounds this year, with Chris and Matt.
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I think they are working on something... I'm pretty sure official drivers weren't using standard kit cars at WC...
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I think they are working on something... I'm pretty sure official drivers weren't using standard kit cars at WC...
There Nornaly new one start or half way throught Brca nationals
But heard ( could be lies ) that they are looking at duel bell crank steering as a weight saver

And top drivers never have a out of box kit
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http://rcracingtv.net/2014/10/get-yo...hris-grainger/

in this article there are some photos of Chis Grainger's Mi5 evo from WC, only new double-joint driveshafts, but the rest of the car is standard

generally a new car comes out in May-June
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:23 AM   #2450
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Thanks. Silly of me to ask if it is good on carpet. I bet most cars would do for me. Ive had a Xray fk05 who was a great car to drive. Thick chassie plate and rubber tires. But for a year+ ago i bought a Sakura S Zero.. its so loose and flimsy in the hubs it makes me think: "this is pointless"

And now i want to replace it.. And just throw it in the thrash.
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Old 11-17-2014, 03:44 PM   #2451
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Jumped ship, Well after 2 years on the Schumacher train decided to change to another car... the mi5 was truly great at my local track which is low to med grip carpet, ran mid motor and it performed really well, moved to the evo and it was never on the pace, I could do the lap times... but really at a push car felt compromised every way we tried it. I know all settings are a compromise i.e gain one thing loose another but I was slipping down the order and becoming a regular in the b final. Decided to change car to see if it was me or the car or both and.... well for our track new car with kit setup proved to be the key.
Thanks for all the advise.
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Old 11-18-2014, 10:40 AM   #2452
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http://rcracingtv.net/2014/10/get-yo...hris-grainger/

in this article there are some photos of Chis Grainger's Mi5 evo from WC, only new double-joint driveshafts, but the rest of the car is standard

generally a new car comes out in May-June
Yep double joint front drive shafts, alloy rear drive shaft, looks like a 2.5mm top deck, Screw kit, pro servo plate, alloy servo posts, alloy servo arm, cut suspension arms and think I see the wishbone braces
Even if can't see I also bet the shocks are different inside ( Pistons & seals )
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What's the benefit of the Pro servo plate? is it thicker? I notice it doesn't have the cutout....
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What's the benefit of the Pro servo plate? is it thicker? I notice it doesn't have the cutout....
Looks, and it's a bit stiffer (not that it matters to much when the servo is bracing it).
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EVO chassis forsale, if anyone is interested .


Schumacher Mi5 EVO Aluminum Chassis

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Old 11-20-2014, 08:40 AM   #2456
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Yep double joint front drive shafts, alloy rear drive shaft, looks like a 2.5mm top deck, Screw kit, pro servo plate, alloy servo posts, alloy servo arm, cut suspension arms and think I see the wishbone braces
Even if can't see I also bet the shocks are different inside ( Pistons & seals )
ok, but all the parts you listed are optionals that already exist...yes, I was wrong to say that it is a standard car, I meant that there aren't prototype parts except new double joint front drive shafts
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ok, but all the parts you listed are optionals that already exist...yes, I was wrong to say that it is a standard car, I meant that there aren't prototype parts except new double joint front drive shafts
Not saying the are prototype parts and the front drive shaft are old mi5 think mi4 one
Only option or upgrade parts in the pipe lines I know of are the duel bell crank steering to save weight
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Old 11-21-2014, 02:47 AM   #2458
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Question for TryHard (or anyone else if they know):

On your blog (an older post) you mention that Anti-dive should help braking performance, which is very useful in modified racing.

Would you mind explaining how this works?

Also, i think you based these findings on the old Mi5, have you found these also work in the same way on the evo?

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Old 11-27-2014, 03:15 PM   #2459
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Ended up getting a MI5 Evo. It was my pick because of parts supply online. Schumacher has parts for all the mi models and thats very impressive. I bought the car itself in Norway from a shop who has the brand. Local shop is nice to have too. thicker stabilisers is the only option so far. Im running carpet. Any setup tips for carpet?
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Thanks! good stuff!
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