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Old 08-06-2004, 08:18 PM   #1
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I am thinking about buying a Pro 4. I want to buy it for these reasons...

Great Overall Looking Design
Simple Design
Purple Parts!

If I buy one I am not going to run it at all. I just can't stand having a car that only runs 5 minutes. So if I buy one it'll be the car as a chassis and I'll get a body for it. I'll keep it for display or just for the love of having it. I really don't think you could make anything better than a Pro 4? I mean what else could you do to improve performence? Besides foam tires, better electronics ect.

But anyways some questions...

Is the Pro 4 190mm or 200mm? Its the car light? Does anyone make a Ceramic Bearing Kit for the car?
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Old 08-06-2004, 08:23 PM   #2
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The Pro 4 is 190mm wide, and it's really lightweight.

There are no need for ceramics because the stock ones are super smooth already.
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Does anyone know why HPI makes there Electric Tourers 190mm and there Nitro 200mm?

I don't see why you would do that?

Cool thanks on the info though. I've always wanting a few 190mm HPI bodies. Like the old Integra.
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Everyone makes TC's 190mm and Nitro TC's 200mm. It's just the standard.
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Old 08-08-2004, 06:16 AM   #5
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Re: Question(s) on the HPI Pro 4...

Is this a serious statement?????? Its not really a "simple design" and why buy one of the best chassis you can get to put a body on top of and make a shelf queen out of it? In which case why does it matter if you can or cant get anything better and why spend money on electronics for it??

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I am thinking about buying a Pro 4. I want to buy it for these reasons...

Great Overall Looking Design
Simple Design
Purple Parts!

If I buy one I am not going to run it at all. I just can't stand having a car that only runs 5 minutes. So if I buy one it'll be the car as a chassis and I'll get a body for it. I'll keep it for display or just for the love of having it. I really don't think you could make anything better than a Pro 4? I mean what else could you do to improve performence? Besides foam tires, better electronics ect.
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Also why would you even concider ceramic bearings just to set it on the shelf????? If you really got money burning a hole in your pocket just send it to me..... e-mail me I will give you my address.....LOL





So you can't stand the thought of buying building a car to only run 5 minute races, but doing the same to let it set on a shelf and collect dust?????
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This is the dumbest thread I've ever seen in my life.
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please note that if you dor ace it, it willl be raced for 5 minutes a vast nubmer of times and you will probably become hooked the first time you do
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Just look at other people's pro4's if you like the way they look. it is a great car and i own one but dont waste your money on somthing that will never touch the track. thats a waste if you ask me. if you want to run longer runs then buy an 8th scale gas car and get in the A-main that will be about one hour.
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