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Old 06-19-2014, 01:19 PM   #1
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Default First Look at Trinity D4 Prototype, looks epic!

This link is to an ebay auction which has decent pictures of what the seller claims is a Trinity D4.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BE-THE-FIRST...item2ed316b7d0

The tech of the thing looks awesome, I am not selling it and not recommending anybody make a bid (its like 500 bucks, jesus christ!) but the thing looks great. Hopefully it performs as expected. It certainly looks like it was made for cooling fans!
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Old 06-19-2014, 01:22 PM   #2
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There is an older thread in the chat lounge
D4 selling now on Ebay
yea, ridiculous
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Old 06-19-2014, 01:23 PM   #3
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Don't see how the tech of it looks awesome. Nifty can and I like the soldering tabs, but doesn't tell us much. Additional thread below.

D4 selling now on Ebay
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I already had a D4 in the 90's man. Bring back the crinkle finish!
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Old 06-19-2014, 06:35 PM   #5
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Looks like they are trying anything/everything to get back their attorney fees... sad...
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Old 06-19-2014, 07:03 PM   #6
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That buyer is going to be pissed when they get it and find out its just a Novak motor with some updates!
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Old 06-19-2014, 07:25 PM   #7
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That buyer is going to be pissed when they get it and find out its just a Novak motor with some updates!
As long as they don't use the "factory applied timing decal" it's all good
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Why would anyone pay that much for a stock motor? So what if it is the first or second, or whatever...Just wait a few months when they get released and you can get them for the normal price of a stock motor.
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Old 06-19-2014, 09:35 PM   #9
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Preproduction wouldn't be roar approved, moving on....
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Old 06-20-2014, 02:47 PM   #10
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Plus, if you read the description its worded such that the D4 will even be different than the one pictured.
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Nifty can and I like the soldering tabs
i cant imagine those tabs being present for production versions.

$500 is ridiculous. pointless even.
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I only see it pointless for the average racer who can't even use it.

But $500 is chump change for a motor competitor to get first hands on it and see what designs or improvements were done to it. There is always reverse engineering going on.

Whether this preproduction was a dud or actually a fast motor, who knows.
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I'd be ok with the high price if they were donating it to charity.
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The D4 is a rebadged Epic? I still have one of those.
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i cant imagine those tabs being present for production versions.

$500 is ridiculous. pointless even.
Saw a what looked like production, colored and labeled up real mice. It had the same tabs.
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