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Old 12-31-2008, 05:41 PM   #1
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Hello, My name is Kevin and I am 13 years old, my Dad said I could start racing this year when I turn 13 which was yesterday but I dont know which buggy to get I like the 8v2.0 but which is the best and most strongest buggy out of the three. My Dad runs the MBX6 but thinks I should get the 8v2.0.

Wow my first post I am so excited to race this year! Thanks for checking it out.
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I would get the mugen since he runs that as well
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If you like the 2.0 I would get it. Its a awesome car and VERY hard to break!
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:22 PM   #4
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Welcome to the forums!! I remember my first year of racing it was exciting too, I would get the MBX6 like your Dad that way you can exchange and keep one lot of spare parts.
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Welcome to the forums!! I remember my first year of racing it was exciting too, I would get the MBX6 like your Dad that way you can exchange and keep one lot of spare parts.
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:29 PM   #6
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I agree on the mugen. Both me and my 10yr old son run one and it does very well. That would also make spares, starter box, etc much simplier.
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Hello, My name is Kevin and I am 13 years old, my Dad said I could start racing this year when I turn 13 which was yesterday but I dont know which buggy to get I like the 8v2.0 but which is the best and most strongest buggy out of the three. My Dad runs the MBX6 but thinks I should get the 8v2.0.

Wow my first post I am so excited to race this year! Thanks for checking it out.
First Happy B-Day as you and I share the same B-Day.

Second there is not a right or wrong answer to your question. They are all nice buggy's most will suggest the one they drive because its the right one for them. You should choose the one you like the most. You will be completely happy with it. Both are excellent choices you picked very nice ones.

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They're all good choices.. But I'd run the Mugen for the same reason the others said, spare parts exchange with your old man. Believe me, if I had a blood relative I could snag parts from I'd be all over it.
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Old 12-31-2008, 07:53 PM   #9
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I'm thinking Dad wants to try out the 2.0 for himself which is why he's suggesting it. Since he'll probably be the one buying it, I say get what he wants.
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Old 12-31-2008, 08:40 PM   #10
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If you like the 2.0 I would get it. Its a awesome car and VERY hard to break!
+1 I don't have a 2.0 but I do have the origional and love it. 2.0 for me for next year.
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congrats etc...if your dad says 2.0 then id listen to him..this is a nice spot you find yourself between with the choices...using your dads parts would be cool although he says 2.0 then im sure he will help you maintain and you can both compare and learn a more broad aspect of racing bugs with each being different..keep a post of your decisions
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:27 PM   #12
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I've got both and looking at this for someone who is just starting to race the Mugen is a bit more forgiving. The 2.0 has awesome capabilities but it will punish you quicker when you make a mistake.
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i own both mugen and xray, ive driven losi most forgiving car is xray by far xray would be my choice, just my 2 cents
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Ofthe choices you threw out there I would have to say the X-ray also just because I know you are young and newish to racing and I have seen guys go 6-7 months without breaking a single part on a stock 808.
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+2 Xray is very very durable, and should hold up to the learning curve well.

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