MP Sideswipe

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  1. galvatron1701

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    Can anyone help?

    I bought a 2nd hand MP Sideswipe (which I believe to be genuine), but it came with some additional accessories: chrome piledrivers (which I think are the Jap Amazon exclusives?) and red piledrivers.

    Can anyone tell me where the red ones come from?

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    The red pile drivers came with the KO Red Alert.
     
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    Oh joy!
     
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    Does it say "Countach" on the back or something else?, Pretty sure the ko came with a few extra parts. I think the face is a good way to tell too.
     
  7. galvatron1701

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    It says Cantach.

    Ok, so it looks like it's fake, it says Lamborgthri. How the heck did I not notice that?!
     
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    That sounds like the KO.

    Does the top of his head close ok?
     
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    It's a ko then.
     
  10. galvatron1701

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    Thanks guys. I just did some reading and it looks like my Prowl and Wheeljack are also KO (they also came with exclusive parts).
     
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    If your Wheeljack is a KO it's made by 'Takasa Tony'.
     
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    It's a big issue with the MP line, they're banging out the KO's pretty quickly and if you don't jump on the early orders and have to go through eBay or something then there is a lot of them out there. It is more of a problem with the earlier stuff though.
     
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    I knew about the KOs of the early stuff, which is why I went for these; I believed them to be genuine.

    Oh well, I'll have to go through Ebay and get my money back.
     
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    beardy Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.

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    Prowl and Wheeljack are slightly more hard to tell than the lambos, If sideswipe DOESN'T have a black rim / line around the headlights, then it's definitely a KO.
     

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