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MIP Super Ball Diff for Pro-Line PRO-2 PRO-MTWhile we are big fans of the stock gear diff in the Pro-Line PRO-2 and PRO-MT, some racers prefer the feel of a ball diff. When it comes to ball diffs the crew over at MIP are experts and they’ve announced a Super Ball Diff Kit that fits the PRO-2, PRO-MT, and the Pro-Line performance transmission. The MIP super diff is 100% made in the USA and was specially designed to handle the rigors of racing.

The super ball diffs are priced at $60 and have a part number of #13375. Get more details over on MIP’s Website.

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MIP C-Drive Axial YetiThe Axial Yeti is tough but its plastic rear driveshaft can be prone to breakage under heavy use. If you have been twisting/breaking the stocker, MIP have announced a new X-Dutry C-Drive Kit. For the ultimate in durability, the MIP unit is made from heat treated steel and uses their spline drive technology.

The part number is #14390 and it has a street price of $45. For complete details hit up the official MIP Website.

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MIP C-Drive Vaterra K5 Blazer
Trail driving is a lot of fun, right up to the point when you get in a tight spot, then tag the gas and pop a driveshaft. To help eliminate that lowly walk of shame back to your truck for a replacement shaft, MIP has some new heavy duty driveshafts for the Vaterra K5 Blazer.

The X-Duty C-Drive Kit from MIP is made from heat treated high grade alloy steel. This makes them extra tough and able to withstand some serious torque. They use spline drive technology to allow for long travel and are 100% made here in the USA.

The part number is #14295, they have a retail price of $85, and you can get full details at This Link over on the MIP website.

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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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