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Old 06-09-2016, 01:04 PM   #1621
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Got a new offroad track starting up in my area & they're going to run a "superlight" class - 1/8E buggies with 2s batteries & 550 motors (it's a small track!!!).
Any recommendations on kv for the motor and gearing??
You need a Pro8 SL buggy to run up front on 2s power. 2s works in the Mugen, but Pro8 rig saves so much wt.... the perfect match for your track and 2s limit.

Big tracks, 4s Mugen all the way!
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Old 06-09-2016, 06:36 PM   #1622
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Hey what is with the black springs I see everyone using??? Is it 10.25 rear and 9.75 front. And what piston and oils do people use in Australia.

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I use 9t front and 10t rear on my ebuggy but use 9.25f and 10.25r on my nitro x7r. I've found that sticking around 1-1.25t split, front to rear, keeps the buggy settled pretty well. Just my $.02.
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Old 06-10-2016, 07:04 PM   #1623
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You need a Pro8 SL buggy to run up front on 2s power. 2s works in the Mugen, but Pro8 rig saves so much wt.... the perfect match for your track and 2s limit.

Big tracks, 4s Mugen all the way!
Rest of the guys (& gal) running there are all using full-size buggies anyway
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Old 06-11-2016, 10:02 AM   #1624
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Rest of the guys (& gal) running there are all using full-size buggies anyway
I understand. Please let us know what mods make the 2s work for you. Lighter drive train parts? Any ideas that save wt?
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Old 06-12-2016, 04:02 AM   #1625
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I understand. Please let us know what mods make the 2s work for you. Lighter drive train parts? Any ideas that save wt?
Will do if I make any - reluctant to, as I can also run 1/8E on 2 different full size tracks within 2.5hrs from home so don't think I want to be continually swapping parts in & out (unless it's not too time consuming)
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Old 06-16-2016, 02:51 AM   #1626
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Whats a good shock package for this buggy. Something for indoor, something for outdoor. Standard or is emulsion the way to go?
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Default Rc8b3e predator body on mbx7r eco

I went with a Rc8b3e predator body for battery clearance.I got around to painting it this past weekend. And cut it out yesterday morning. Takes a little work to get it to fit right. The front body post on a mbx7r eco is a little farther forward and l had to trim the front of the body alot so that the front upper arms would have full travel upwards with out hitting the body. My paint job came out okay made a few mistakes .
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Old 06-16-2016, 05:05 AM   #1628
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I went with a Rc8b3e predator body for battery clearance.I got around to painting it this past weekend. And cut it out yesterday morning. Takes a little work to get it to fit right. The front body post on a mbx7r eco is a little farther forward and l had to trim the front of the body alot so that the front upper arms would have full travel upwards with out hitting the body. My paint job came out okay made a few mistakes .
interesting ! could you post more pics with tires? do you use regular 50x50x150mm lipo ?
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interesting ! could you post more pics with tires? do you use regular 50x50x150mm lipo ?
Here you go. My venom 4s are 139x47x49. I lay them on there side and the body has clearance. My smc 4s batteries are a little taller and just barely touch the body
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great, thank you . there's indeed a lot of room for the lipo.
does the body hug the chassis 's plastic side wall ?
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great, thank you . there's indeed a lot of room for the lipo.
does the body hug the chassis 's plastic side wall ?
As far as the chassis mud guards the body doesn't really rub I use velcro on the mud guards and body to make it even more secure.
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ok . for the moment i use the mbx6 body on my mbx7r eco. it's a nice tight fit. but seing your predator makes me want to have one !
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ok . for the moment i use the mbx6 body on my mbx7r eco. it's a nice tight fit. but seing your predator makes me want to have one !
It's a good fit but it takes some work. Proline just released a predator body for the mbx7r buy I don't know how it fits with battries in the mbx7r eco
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I have a small question about components for the MBX6 vs the MBX7 eco cars. and can the aluminum motor mounts and radio plate work for both cars?

I have an MBX6 eco, and I need to get the motor mounts and radio plate, but I can't find them anywhere to buy. So, I was thinking of buying the MBX7 parts and put them on my MBX6 eco chassis ... ? possible or not?

Here is what Amain has for the MBX7 eco. Can they fit my MBX6 eco chassis?

https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...ge2313/p273887

https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...2122-b/p273886

https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...2122-a/p273885

Here is the MBX6 eco chassis - https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...ge0415/p199131
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I have a small question about components for the MBX6 vs the MBX7 eco cars. and can the aluminum motor mounts and radio plate work for both cars?

I have an MBX6 eco, and I need to get the motor mounts and radio plate, but I can't find them anywhere to buy. So, I was thinking of buying the MBX7 parts and put them on my MBX6 eco chassis ... ? possible or not?

Here is what Amain has for the MBX7 eco. Can they fit my MBX6 eco chassis?

https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...ge2313/p273887

https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...2122-b/p273886

https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...2122-a/p273885

Here is the MBX6 eco chassis - https://www.amainhobbies.com/mugen-s...ge0415/p199131
Yes,they both fit.. Im not 100% sure if the a/b parts are interchangable? I know they beefed up the mount from the x6.. In the past i remember some guys breaking the mount.. Not sure how tho. But the main block definately lines up with the x6.. Radio tray is the same
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