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Broken Front mount

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Old 03-12-2012, 06:01 PM
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Broken Front mount

Hey all,
just broke my front mount and right lower A-arm. Hit a tree... only tree in the area and I hit the f!!king thing.

Anyways, I thought it was only a broken A-arm, after realized more damage the broken front mount that basically holds everything together broke as well and has to be replaced. I just ordered a new hpi one.

Question I have. Where can I get a metal one? What would you all recommend. - aside from hitting trees...

thanks fellas

-mj
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:07 PM
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DDM... Either Threshold or Golden Horizons for the front bulkhead. I'd get the TR top plate, Scorpion Unlimited chassis and chassis brace and a front bumper depending on if you have a B, T or SC.
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Old 03-12-2012, 06:56 PM
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I would personally stay with the stock plastic bulkhead. And invest into a igloo front bumper and Turtle racing top plate. You want some plastic as a weak point so something will give and not transfer the impact to a more expensive or vital part. Goodluck bud. And it must have been some tree that jumped out in front of you.......
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Old 03-12-2012, 07:16 PM
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The oak tree requests an apology and will be sending you its medical bill
You will be hearing from its attorney

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Old 03-12-2012, 09:07 PM
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Lol. Thanks guys. A medical bill in Canada??? Unheard of... :-p

Thanks again guys I will check that stuff all out.
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:27 AM
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You could also add an extra alu stock front brace link to the other end of the bulkhead to stiffen it and get the flex out.
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Old 03-13-2012, 09:11 PM
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Allard thanks for the tip I was just thinking that too. Dif should have metal brace at back to counter the torsion.

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Old 03-20-2012, 01:25 AM
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Welcome Remember when using rpm upper arms you have to trim some plastic to fit the brace. good luck

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