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Old 12-19-2018, 05:39 AM
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So the rear pivot is 2.5mm wider per side? Are the arms slightly shorter or does the new rear hub make up for the difference?
still hate how kyosho bodies run the nose peice through the shock tower, i always cut it off to not have to fight with it or end up tearing the body.
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Well I stand to be corrected. The arms are solid. Lots a new stuff. Rear plastic hubs....yuck! HA chassis that’s notched for clutch bell strike. Nice. Anybody got a price for this bad boy?
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Well I stand to be corrected. The arms are solid. Lots a new stuff. Rear plastic hubs....yuck! HA chassis that’s notched for clutch bell strike. Nice. Anybody got a price for this bad boy?
Plastic hubs more in line with other car offerings; I suspect to lower the price and make it more attractive to the folks who always complain the K-cars are too expensive (compared to others).

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I like it. Quick change diffs are nice, but it thins out the strength of the A and D suspension mounts on many cars that have them.
Apart from the diffs, gear boxes, and fuel tank, most of the car has changed so calling it a MP10 is justified imo.
Also like how the arms are beefed up.
Price wise, I think it'll be about the same. yeah it doesn't come with the alum rear hubs, but the chassis is hard anodized and the costs to make the new molds will off-set it.
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So can we assume the rear aluminum tki4 hubs will work on this car?
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So can we assume the rear aluminum tki4 hubs will work on this car?
The D mount is 5mm wider now, and the new arms do look a little shorter, so maybe it will work.
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IMO had Kyosho not changed the position of the notches in the B and C plates a TKI4 could have been updated to this new model for less than $100, if you leave out the gonzo body. The changes look nice but there’s no changes to steering geometry. For example no changeable Ackerman on the knuckles and retention of the widely rejected TKI4 knuckles (I like them). Flip the steering plate and add truggy steering links and you’ve got the MP10 steering update. Run TKI3 front arms and outside pills and you have your wider pivot. Dremel the notches or drill the chassis and there’s not much to add to update a TKI4 - basically arms and plates, the other stuff looks cosmetic.
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I’m not fully sold on upgrading from my optioned anniversary edition to the mp10. The updates are nice but not enough to warrant a new car
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Originally Posted by Matty A View Post
IMO had Kyosho not changed the position of the notches in the B and C plates a TKI4 could have been updated to this new model for less than $100, if you leave out the gonzo body. The changes look nice but there’s no changes to steering geometry. For example no changeable Ackerman on the knuckles and retention of the widely rejected TKI4 knuckles (I like them). Flip the steering plate and add truggy steering links and you’ve got the MP10 steering update. Run TKI3 front arms and outside pills and you have your wider pivot. Dremel the notches or drill the chassis and there’s not much to add to update a TKI4 - basically arms and plates, the other stuff looks cosmetic.
not 100% sure but it does mention weight shifted forward on chassis ..... 😉
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I don’t care what modding you do to a tki4 it won’t be an mp10
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It appears that the CG has been moved forward. If you look at the front center universal it is 2mm shorter, and the rear center universal is 6mm longer than the MP9. Depending on other design features this would potentially move the center diff assembly and motor further forward on the chassis. If true, this is probably the biggest single game changer between the MP9 and MP10. This should provide more steering. This is also why a new chassis part number was required.
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Are the shocks longer? They’re mounted on the outside arms, front and back, and it looks like there’s a ton of droop.
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What did they leave the engine cooling head screws out, lol . Nice to see those new Futaba Servos exist!!!
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My first 1/8 scale vehicle I ever got was the Kyosho Inferno MP5 back when it was first released. I couldnt believe the power and speed it had as it was also my first .21 powered rig, and I had bought the top of the line O.S. engine for it too. Cant remember the model # but I know it was $320.00 at the time which was expensive. I think the kit was around $450.00 if I remember correctly. I ran the crap out of that until I had the throttle stick wide open in a large parking lot one time and it went straight into a curb at probably near 60mph. Not one part wasnt broken or damaged beyond repair, but to my luck Kyosho had just released the Inferno MP 7.5 which was vastly better in every way. I installed a new Rossi Black Magic motor, which to this day I still think is the best looking motor ever made, and while it didnt have any more top end than the OS, it did have much more noticeable torque so it would get to top speed quite a bit faster. It was also about $100.00 more. I ran that rig for an couple years until the MP777 was out. Loved the older Kyosho cars...
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