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Old 01-25-2016, 06:48 PM   #1426
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for sale MBX7R eco - hardly used, never raced, modified parts , and many other upgrades . Great car and never abused

I will use it until it dies !! usually as long as the chassis holds !
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Old 01-27-2016, 06:00 AM   #1427
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I found the front suspension too soft, even with the 5 holes pistons.
so I built this carbon shocktower, wider than the stock one. I want to check if it jumps better with this modification !

I used 2 integy 2mm carbon sheets glued together with epoxy
I used a rooter for the round edges, then a angle grinder + some filing.
I added epoxy glue on the boarders







looks like a tekno EB48.3 !
or somehow like a 1/10th buggy !

let's see how it breaks, lol. I guess the lower part near the screws is too narrow...

another thing : I summed up all the weight of my components and came to this weight distribution that seems better ( again, with my components ) than the stock distribution
but it's not perfect...



those are the estimated center of gravity of each side
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Old 01-27-2016, 08:35 AM   #1428
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It's the "official" thread.
Start a new thread with your tweak
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Old 01-28-2016, 09:31 AM   #1429
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Having a little issue with my buggy sliding out around the middle of turns off throttle and sometimes at exit. Running zero on drag brake. If I get on the throttle it straightens out. Indoor clay track, med-bite. A couple of races ago the track was real tacky and it was better, but still a little loose even in those conditions. It was good until about a month ago. I've made some adjustments here and there, but nothing seems to help much. I replaced shock oil a while back and replaced the stock 550 in front and back with AE 47.5 in front and AE45 in the rear since AE is only oil available at LHS so I don't know if that's the issue? Maybe too thick? I've attached a pic of my latest set-up.
So a little follow-up on my issues. I went lighter on oils and ended up at AE37.5 front and AE 32.5 rear. I raised my diff oils 10-10-5. Those adjustments helped some, but the biggest improvement was the club race a couple nights ago was a new track and almost no straightaway anymore. Mostly jumps, turns, etc. so I took my pinion gear down a tooth. Went from 16-15 for the tighter track. I can't believe how much it helped my buggy going into and out of turns. Had a lot of cars and good drivers. I qualified first in C main and finished 2nd (got hacked early on and worked my way past everyone but first, just needed another minute on time and could have passed him). Ran well against good guys in B main and finished about 5th I think. Much better than previous races. I've only had it a few months though.
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Old 01-28-2016, 03:31 PM   #1430
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the screw that holds the rear long chassis brace teared the gearbox... so I decided to use the front medium chassis brace in the rear ! ( mugen gives you 3 chassis brace in the kit )
As it is shorter, you get more flex from the chassis. I just had to trim it a bit and make a 4mm hole in the chassis. I added a thick shim to get the right height



The chassis brace also prevents the chassis from being bent after a hard crash
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Old 01-31-2016, 10:52 PM   #1431
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Can someone tell me the part numbers for the front and rear springs in Adams standard setup?

http://www.mugenracing.com/content/S...d%20set-up.pdf
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Can I ask why do ppl change the rear shock tower to carbon
Shock tower
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Can I ask why do ppl change the rear shock tower to carbon
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Carbon towers flex more for better traction and lower cog. At least that's what Drake claims.
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Can someone tell me the part numbers for the front and rear springs in Adams standard setup?

http://www.mugenracing.com/content/S...d%20set-up.pdf
http://www.racemugen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=89
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Old 02-10-2016, 01:46 PM   #1435
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Will everything on the r work on the mbx7?
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Old 02-10-2016, 08:00 PM   #1436
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Will everything on the r work on the mbx7?
yes
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Old 02-11-2016, 02:54 AM   #1437
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Will everything on the r work on the mbx7?
Everything will work but some things you will need to change a few extra parts.

Rear Universal shafts - you will need the lower arms, uprights and some bearings.

Rear shocks - you will need to change the tower.
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Everything will work but some things you will need to change a few extra parts.

Rear Universal shafts - you will need the lower arms, uprights and some bearings.

Rear shocks - you will need to change the tower.
Thank You!
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No worries, now that i think about it the same probably goes for the front universal shafts, you might need the 7R uprights and bearings there too.
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Very nice nitro2be...
Here is my sons,fresh from vegas
Can you tell me what body that is?
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