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Old 05-01-2009, 01:20 PM   #1
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Hi, i was wondering the adcavtages of a few performance parts like the M2C blocks, king headz center diff top plate, or any other hop up part that is common.
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:06 PM   #2
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Hi, i was wondering the adcavtages of a few performance parts like the M2C blocks, king headz center diff top plate, or any other hop up part that is common.
Most upgrades such as the ones you mentioned, are for increased adjustments and strength. You have to be careful not to weigh your car down with too many aluminum parts, dont get sucked in with the "bling". In fact, most pros don't run all of the aluminum option parts available for their rides for a reason, even when they could run them for free.
Be aware that a buggy that is very ridged might lose some traction, sometimes flexibility is a good thing. But If you break a certain part many times it might be a good idea to upgrade that part, as its obviously a weak point.
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Typically aluminum parts are placed in areas difficult to fix once broken. Often they make all of the plastic/composite parts around them the "weak links", but these parts are usually easier and cheaper to replace.
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Alright, the M2C blocks were recommended all around(A,B,C,D) So i guess i will get those.
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I generally only use them when I need to add strength to a specific area or the part is offering an additional adjustment or function the stock part doesn't have. Weight is a factor like the previous posts state, so don't go over board just for looks, unless your just bashing around.
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I definitely don't have a care for the looks (well i don't want it to like like shit) the blocks give me toe in/ toe out. But i might buy like a set of tires and some fuel instead.
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If your talking about the AE cars just save your money for tires and fuel. The only thing the M2C blocks add is adjustable rear toe(not needed for the AE cars) and a second way to adjust kickup(again not needed).
The M2C hing pins are a smart design though
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Alright, i think if i break a rear hub i will buy the M2c carriers since the stock are supposed to be weak.
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boiling them will also help but it also makes them get slop quicker, on the buggy the rear uprights are fine but the truck is harder on these.The larger hing pin with teh M2C hubs is also a nice touch
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