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Old 02-25-2010, 06:18 PM   #1
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Default T3 vs. Mi4LP

Well I've narrowed my choice on a new TC between the T3 and the Mi4LP and can't decide, both look like solid kits and am hoping for opinions and advice (please just for these 2 kits). I'll be running strictly on carpet/rubber/17.5.

I'm looking for opinions on ease of setup on carpet/rubber, ease of driving, etc. Also on if there are any problems/recommendations on getting extra parts for either of these 2 kits to get absolutely race ready. And if there are any parts that are particularly weak on either kit. Pro's/Cons's for each.

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Old 02-25-2010, 06:30 PM   #2
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i guess you are talking about schumacher Mi4LP?

I would choose xray. easy to get parts, solid quality and good handling cars. just read the xray threads.

i dont think i have seen even one person thats not satisfied with Xray.




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I have the same questions .. hoping more ppl would chime in
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I changed from a Cyclonce TC with the exotek lipo chassis.. I running stronger.. parts have never been an issue.. I ran a mi2 years ago. got out of the hobby for years. got back in with a s400... to tc5 to Cyclone Tc.. Stopping at the MI4.. I have a MI4 for VTA and mi4lp for 13.5 rubber... I am nothing more then a club racer.. but I like this chassis..
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Old 03-01-2010, 08:28 PM   #5
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I would go with the T3, especially on carpet. As for asphalt you could almost flip a coin. As for durability, I would go with the T3. I know XRay plastics are the best in the industry, but I'll admit I don't know much about the Schumacher TC. I do run their 4WD off-road car though, and am very pleased with that.
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There both great cars! Ive driven the older Xrays, and both versions of the MI4. Awesome rides
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Get the T3 if you are in the U.S.... I'm pretty sure shumacher USA has closed.
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Get the T3 if you are in the U.S.... I'm pretty sure shumacher USA has closed.
Support for America has almost gotten better now. Its just harder to understand. No worries for everyday joes that wanna drive a Shumacher car.
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I run a T3 and we have a couple of Mi4 cars in our club, from what I've seen either car works very well, but the weak point with the Mi4, if you're into any board contact, is the front aluminum drive shafts and the pin cushions in the front if your running a spool. The cushions are pretty fragile and I see a lot of bent front drive shafts. The Xray has been pretty stout with only occasional broken plastic pieces from hard impacts. The one, and not neccessarily weakest point on the Xray is the use of aluminum turn buckles.
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