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Old 10-31-2008, 10:39 AM   #1
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I am new to the buggy thing and have a MBX5 prospec with RB S7, i would like to know what clutch setup i need? I dont want to break the bank. I have a Mugen fly wheel and 13t clutch bell already came with the car NIP, also any setup advice on the shims would help. Thanks a lot.
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I am new to the buggy thing and have a MBX5 prospec with RB S7, i would like to know what clutch setup i need? I dont want to break the bank. I have a Mugen fly wheel and 13t clutch bell already came with the car NIP, also any setup advice on the shims would help. Thanks a lot.
I like the dynamite max-life clutch shoes, and kyosho springs. I run 1.1 on the truggy, but 1.0 on the buggy is probably a better choice. I also suggest Avid bearings. (Avid Revolutions.)

I use 2 shims behind the flywheel, and enough behind the inner bearing so the clutch bell is just flush with the "lip" on the flywheel. Use enough shims on the end of the shaft so you have maybe 1 shim's thickness worth of play in it to prevent binding.

p.s. I think you chose the best beginner buggy every made.
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thanks, yeah I have took it to the tack a few times and have yet to break any thing that was not my fault. I did hit a large PVC Pipe and bust the lower a arm, but the person i got it from had lots of extra parts with it. i just got a new S7 off ebay and want to set it up so i will have it for back up that is what the clutch is going on. thanks for your help. is there anything i shold look out for with this buggy?
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mugen aluminum shoes seem to work pretty good. if you dont want as much punch and want smoother power then ofna carbon shoes will be good for you. and for springs 0.9's work ok but the S7 has a lot of power so maybe 1.0 or 1.1 springs would be a better match.
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