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Old 12-28-2008, 05:55 PM   #1
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I have recenty build an mp9 but i have 2 wc as well...

I havent run it yet but i want to hear other people opinion thoughts against other buggys and what they think about the mp9..

is it 800 dollars for just going faster 2-3 seconds?

or is it a much better car?

if people are interested to write just a few word tips about the car it will be appreciated..

anyone understood the new engineering and geometry difference from the mp777?
i know there are other threads but everything is spread out throught the thread..

until now i had a problem with the wheel hub and the nut stripping..
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Good luck getting 2-3 sec just by buying a 800$ car. I just got a MBX6 from a MBX5 and iam just hoping for .75-1 sec and only because this car turns and drives better than my well used 5. best of luck to you i will know this weekend how much time i gain.
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thanks for the wishes ...

mugen is one of the best and no one can forget that years ago the copetion was always mugen vs kyosho ...
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thanks for the wishes ...

mugen is one of the best and no one can forget that years ago the copetion was always mugen vs kyosho ...

I remember those days, I was a kid then. I used to dream about owning a Mugen. I finally bought one... I still don't have a clue why the MP9 costs $300 more than an MBX6, or why anyone who isn't sponsored would put out that kind of dosh for one. I guess the people who drive a $250 D8 can ask why anyone would spend $550 on a Mugen too. The better drive always wins anyways.
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Old 12-28-2008, 08:54 PM   #5
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Default Striped Wheel hub also

I went to run my new MP9 to break in the motor, and I changed the wheels out to some bald ones and the same thing happened to me, it stipped out. Is this common???
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Very common. Grease the threads and it wont happen again. The hubs are only hard annodized color, they are not actually hard annodized. I guess at the low price of $900, they had to cut costs somewhere.
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I went to run my new MP9 to break in the motor, and I changed the wheels out to some bald ones and the same thing happened to me, it stipped out. Is this common???
remember they are nylock and they don't need to be quite as tight as non nylock nuts . and yes grease is the answer for those who have not stripped them out .

i replaced mine with the sp2 blue ones
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The hubs suck. I stripped all 4. Definatly go with the old style hubs.
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The hubs don't suck.......but your ability to read the manual clearly does!
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I remember those days, I was a kid then. I used to dream about owning a Mugen. I finally bought one... I still don't have a clue why the MP9 costs $300 more than an MBX6, or why anyone who isn't sponsored would put out that kind of dosh for one. I guess the people who drive a $250 D8 can ask why anyone would spend $550 on a Mugen too. The better drive always wins anyways.
your last quote very true! and at the end of the day there will always be people who will pay more to get what they want its a common human instinct and if it makes them happy then all is good, I have seen the mp9 and its impressive its basically got all the hopups out of the box and thats probably why its at that price.
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I can tell you the car is leaps and bounds a head of the 777. It is not even a comparison. The new car finishes a turn better, jumps better, accelerates better, better rut handling and is easier to make adjustments.

If you are stripping the hubs grease them first. There is nothing wrong with them. Once I greased them I have never had a problem.
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I dont need to read a manual to know how to tighten wheels, what I need are hard anodized hubs and maybe bigger threads. The nuts only have 2 threads on them.

Oh and Jaf is a moron
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I dont need to read a manual to know how to tighten wheels, what I need are hard anodized hubs and maybe bigger threads. The nuts only have 2 threads on them.

Oh and Jaf your a moron
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i dont really think the hubs were the issue, its the nut that seemed to cause the issue, once i switched the nuts i used i never stripped another one
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i advised my friend to throw the nutts away before he used them on his, we have been using the advantage wheel nuts, he hasnt stripped a hub yet
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