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MIP Shiny Pucks Associated B5
The MIP Puck system is pretty slick. They use a puck system where the drive-shafts slide into the out-drives to not only keep wear to a minimum, but to also give your buggy faster acceleration.

MIP recently announced their Shiny Puck system for the Associated B5/B5M. The shiny pucks were designed for the more demanding loads of modified racing and their chrome like finish helps boost your bling factor. The shiny pucks have a part number of #14190, they are priced at $65, and you can get complete details on This Page over on MIP’s official website.

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MIP Spline CVD Center Drive Axial SCX10
MIP has a new CVD Center Drive Kit for Axial SCX10s with a 12.3″ wheelbase (which includes the Axial Jeep Rubicon). The new kit does away with the old double set screw design and instead opts for a pin set screw. The drive hubs have also been changed so they no longer make contact with the spur gear cover.

* Dual CVD articulation w/ 40 degrees of angle
* Heat treated all metal design
* Spline drive technology
* Comes with grease and Loctite
* 100% made in the USA
* Does not fit SCX10 Dingo kit

The part number for the Axial CVDs is #13360, they are priced at $75, they are available right now, and you can get complete details at This Link over on the official MIP website.

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MIP Pucks Shiny Drive System Associated SC10/T4
For all you guys running big power in your Associated SC10 or T4, the crew over at MIP have announced their new Pucks Shiny Drive System for your truck. This set includes a ball diff, but more importantly, includes MIP Pucks for the drive shafts. The Puck system helps keep your drivetrain fresh by not constantly wearing out the outdrives, as well as helping to produce quicker acceleration.

The part number is #14215, the street price is $95, and you can get more details at This Link over on MIP’s website.

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MIP CVC RC4WD
If you have an RC4WD Gelande II then you have probably already found out that the plastic stock driveshafts can’t take much abuse. Our friends over at MIP also know they are a problem so they have announced a new X-Duty C-Drive Kit for the truck. The MIP units are heavy duty and made from steel, making them much stronger than the stock units. MIP’s spline drive technology also allows for them to operate freely even over the roughest of terrain.

The part number for the MIPs is #14260 and they are priced at $80. Get more details by hitting up This Link over on the official MIP website.

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MIP CVC Pucks Associated B5 B5M
If you are a stock class racer looking to go fast with your new Associated B5/B5M, the crew over at MIP have some new Bi-Metal CVDs for your consideration. This CVD set is very light to reduce rotating mass, while they also come with MIP’s Puck system so your outdrives will last much longer. The MIP set is 40% lighter than the stock parts, comes with 7075 hard anodized outdrives & driveshafts, and they are designed like nothing else in rc.

The MIP CVDs for B5/B5M have a part number of #14230, they are priced at $90, and you can get complete information by hitting up This Link over on the official MIP website.

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MIP Bypass1 Associated
We’ve used the MIP Bypass1 shock pistons in a variety of vehicles with good results, now they are available for the Associated B5 and B5M. If you aren’t familiar with the Bypass1 pistons, they give you many more tuning options than normal pistons. Most normal pistons yield the same rebound and compression damping, while the MIP pistons allow for a heavier compression damping than the rebound.

The part number is #14220, they are priced at $32, and you can get complete information over on the official MIP Website.

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MIP CVD Vaterra Halix
The previous hop-ups we performed on the Vaterra Halix didn’t take much elbow grease. Installing pre-mounted wheels & tires can take as little as 5 minutes, while installing a pre-painted body might take less than half an hour. On the flip side of the coin, installing MIP CVDs on the Halix might be the most time consuming hop-up to be found. While installing CVDs on most vehicles is a snap, because of the design of the Halix, both differentials must be removed and fully dissembled, meaning this job might take you well over an hour. However, the stock driveshafts have a tendency to break, so installing MIP CVDs should be considered an absolute must if you plan on bashing hard.

How to install MIP CVDs on a Vaterra Halix -

1. Bust the MIP CVDs out of their package and fully assemble them. Follow their supplied directions, taking extra note to use the supplied thread locking compound on the grub screws used to secure the CVD pins, and make sure the grub screws mate up to the flat spots on the pins. Also make sure to use the supplied grease on the mating surfaces to reduce friction.

2. Use the four way wrench that came with your Halix to remove the wheels.

3. Use a 2mm hex wrench to remove the wheel hexes from the axles.

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MIP Wrench Wraps
MIP Wrenches are the best you can buy and we use them every day around the BigSquidRC offices. However, they do have one downside, when you have a half dozen of them laying on your pit table, it isn’t easy to tell from a glance which size is which.

The folks over at MIP have now solved that problem with their new Wrench Wraps. The wrench wraps are color coded making it easy to pick the size you need out of a pile. Pricing is $1.25 each, but they also sell metric and SAE sets. Hit up This Link for more information over on MIP’s website.

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MIP Pucks Shiny Drive System Serpent Spyder SRX-2
For all you Serpent buggy owners, MIP has announced their Puck CVD System for the SRX-2. The Puck Shiny System comes with steel CVDs to handle mod power, plus the replaceable pucks will keep your outdrives & CV bones from wearing out so quickly. Oh ya, they look sharp and help with quicker acceleration too.

The part number is #14125, they are priced at $75, and This Link will take you over to MIP’s website for more information.

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MIP CVD Halix
All you Vaterra Halix owners can now rejoice, the crew over at MIP have designed some ultra-durable CVDs for your truck. The units that MIP designed for the Halix feature splined telescoping shafts that should handle a lot more power than stock without breakage.

* Heat treated, all metal design
* Grease and thread gel included
* 100% made in the USA

The part number is #14185, they have a retail price of $80, and you can get more information at This Link over on the MIP website.

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MIP Stickeez Strips
MIP has a new product that allows you to bond your closed cell foam tire inserts to the wheel called Stickeez. Using Stickeez has a couple of upsides- a more consistent feel while driving, and they help keep your wheels from becoming out of balance after every run.

* Helps sidewall of SC tires
* Reusable, semi-permanent
* Easy to install
* Made in the USA

The Stickeez have a part number of #5115, an MSRP of $7, and you can get complete information at This Link on MIP’s website

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MIP Puck System Schumacher
The latest product from MIP is one of their Shiny Puck CVD drive systems for Schumacher KR and SV2 buggies. The Shiny CVDs are made from steel to be more durable for modified motor use, and MIP Pucks are said to provide smoother acceleration and better handling out of corners.

* 100% made in the USA
* Two sets of holes in CVD bell
* Replaceable pucks make it easy to keep drivetrain fresh

The part number is #14100, they have an MSRP of $85, and you can get more information at This Link over on the official MIP website.

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MIP Bypass1 kit associated 12mm shocks
We are big fans of the MIP Bypass1 shock pistons here at BigSquidRC. They are super tunable and can help your ride soak up some very rough terrain. MIP recently announced a Bypass1 kit for Team Associated 12mm Big Bore shocks. If you have the 12mm shocks on your B4, T4, or SC10, this is the piston kit for you.

* Full scale suspension technology for rc cars
* Infinite valve adjustability
* Dyno tested to match stock pistons
* Precision machined from bearing grade plastics
* Made in the USA
* Includes Fast, Medium, and Slow valves

The part number is #13230 and they are priced at $32. For more information simply click This Link.

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