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Old 04-26-2008, 03:12 PM   #1
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Default Looking for a new truggy.

Hi, I currently have an older Revo 2.5R and I want to sell it, I have some work done to it including .18Tm and some other things.


anyways i want to get a truggy since the MT scene is all but dead around here.

so my question is, can you help me pick out a new truggy?


I have some requirements,

1) Needs to be a Kit, not RTR
2) Needs to be tough, I dont want a cheap no name brand truggy.
3) Try to keep it under $650

Well thats about it, lemme hear the suggestions.
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Hi, I currently have an older Revo 2.5R and I want to sell it, I have some work done to it including .18Tm and some other things.


anyways i want to get a truggy since the MT scene is all but dead around here.

so my question is, can you help me pick out a new truggy?


I have some requirements,

1) Needs to be a Kit, not RTR
2) Needs to be tough, I dont want a cheap no name brand truggy.
3) Try to keep it under $650

Well thats about it, lemme hear the suggestions.
I have 3 suggestions mugen,mugen and mugen. I am not sponsored by them but I should be as several people at the local track saw my horrible driving proved the truck was indestructable. It is truely a awesome truck and if you get the prospec kit the only hop ups needed are for bling factor as the truck is super durable and parts dont wear out. If you decide on one I can give you the name of the hobbyshop where I got mine as I couldnt find anyplace cheaper. Also if you get one pm me and I can give you a small list of suggestions on the build up. If you listen to my advice I promise you will be very happy.
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Old 04-27-2008, 03:49 AM   #3
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I really like the xray xt8

great racing platform, noted winner, durable as heck

i bash the snot out of it and no breaks since i got it about 3 gallons ago

just lost a screw, a cvd pin here and there


xray plain and simple, and i predict that this thread will turn into a post the car you drive thread


good luck deciding

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I really like the xray xt8

great racing platform, noted winner, durable as heck

i bash the snot out of it and no breaks since i got it about 3 gallons ago

just lost a screw, a cvd pin here and there


xray plain and simple, and i predict that this thread will turn into a post the car you drive thread


good luck deciding

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Ill second this one The xt8 looks great going around the track. You cant really go wrong with any of the top names though Mugen, Losi, Ofna/Hobao, Kyosho. Your best bet is to see what your LHS supports part wise.
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Well, your choices are the Xray XT8, Mugen MBX5T Prospec, and Kyosho ST-R...

I've owned all 3. You can't go wrong with any of them. IMO, the Mugen is the best. Its the most durable, and handles extremely well.

The XT8 is another great vehicle no complaints either. It definitely has some very nice features that make it easy to work on and durable. Instructions are the best in the biz....

The Kyosho performs great, but IMO, a bit over-priced for what you get. I mean sheet-metal screws, to service the center-diff you have to completely remove the entire center diff housing....
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MBX5T Prospec

No i aint biased either its a solid performer.
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Old 04-27-2008, 07:38 AM   #7
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I was running JAMMIN...

I was bouncing between 5t prospec, and XT8.....

I went XT8, #1 not that i seen broken mugens either. BUT i have seen some NASTY hits on XT8's and they keep on trucking. (i think the mugen does the same, never really seen one eat it hard)

Both the mugen and XT8 are great trucks. And i am not going to really argue either one is better. I just enjoy the quality of the XT8.


So after wasting your time with all that.... "I" chose XT8 but either that or the mugen would be my narrowed down 2
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you made a great choice. i also have xt8 and i like this truck very much. i have not broken anything yet and it rides very well. there are some cool upgrades and the quality could not be any better.
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well i was looking between the Mugen MBX5T Prospec and the Ogna Jammin X1X CRT, and the Mugen just has way too many more upgrades than the ofna does and its cheaper.
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You cant go wrong with the CEN Matrix TR. This truck is very durable and great for new Truggy drivers. CENs customer support is also like no other.
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ermm Im not a new driver, I have been doing Monster trucks for 4 years and on-road for 12
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Im sorry, I meant a new Truggy driver.
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I'll suggest the Hyper ST Pro, very durable truggy and it's steering is killer!, great price too!
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Scrtach that Im not sure yet, lol


too may choices.

when did the MBX5T prospec come out?
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