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Old 02-19-2011, 01:52 PM   #1
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Default Mugen MBX6E M-Spec ECO or Losi 8IGHT-E 2.0

I am debating which should I get and would like to get feedback.

I would have loved to get a Kyosho Inferno MP9E Limited Edition Electric but it is way too expensive.

I really don;t care much about local parts availability. I am more interested in Durability, Performance, Support, Flaws.

I would like a buggy I can enjoy without breaking a zillion parts and that is easy to setup and drive.
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I am debating which should I get and would like to get feedback.

I would have loved to get a Kyosho Inferno MP9E Limited Edition Electric but it is way too expensive.

I really don;t care much about local parts availability. I am more interested in Durability, Performance, Support, Flaws.

I would like a buggy I can enjoy without breaking a zillion parts and that is easy to setup and drive.
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After looking at the MBX6E that just arrived to my shop, I would definitly say get the Mugen over the Losi for sure. The buggy seemed set up well and definitly looked tough and nimble on a track. I really liked how the center gear has a full cover over it to prevent rocks from getting in there. I've been a Kyosho guy for years and after building the latest Kyosho MP9 TKI2 for the owner I though for sure I would have to get the Kyosho MP9E. But after looking at the Mugen it has all the same qualities as the MP9 and a lot cheaper.

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Any concerns with the MBX6E's battery tray? Could that angled corner cause damage to batteries during a hard hit?
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So what did you end up going with? I've narrowed my choice down to both of these buggies. But I don't know which yet. I can get the 8ight-e for $475 or the mbx6e for $430. Decisions decisions.
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Mugen nuff said....
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Mugen. No problems with the battery tray. that is what the battery straps are for. I have taken some hard hits, and the thing just keeps on going. Easily the best made and running EScale out there.
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Mugen nuff said....
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As a biased Mugen owner, I second that...
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So what did you end up going with? I've narrowed my choice down to both of these buggies. But I don't know which yet. I can get the 8ight-e for $475 or the mbx6e for $430. Decisions decisions.
I ended up purchasing two MBX6ECOs. As for the battery tray... just add some foam padding to the sides and make sure the pack fits snugly and tighten the straps carefully.

Honestly, that tray is the only negative for me. If they would have put a taller stopper in that angled corner it would be easier with the packs. I broke two brand new Turnigy hard-cases. (Before foam padding) My Thunder Power case survived with no problems. I fixed the Turnigy's and will give those to my son. I bought a few more Thunder Power packs.

The car is a pleasure to drive... maybe a little loose in the rear depending on track conditions... I will be heading out tomorrow to start testing and making changes.

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