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Old 02-12-2009, 09:47 PM   #1
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I can't believe how good these buggy's are. I bought mine about 3 months ago. I have done 3 race meets and broken nothing!! They are sooo strong and are fantastically competitive. I had never driven a buggy until i got mine. After 2 race meets i am overall 1st By 1 point!!
I would like to hear a few stories on these buggy's people. So C'mon here and post post post!! And also Pics would be fantastic!!!
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I've had mine for about a year now. I have raced it countless amount of times
at atleast five different tracks without breaking a single part. Could you ask
for more?
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Nope. that's as good as it gets! Got any pics of yours?
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i tqed a round with one broke had a front arm broke on the inside it jump the the left cause it had no droop screw but it still tq all that matters
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I can't believe how good these buggy's are. I bought mine about 3 months ago. I have done 3 race meets and broken nothing!! They are sooo strong and are fantastically competitive. I had never driven a buggy until i got mine. After 2 race meets i am overall 1st By 1 point!!
I would like to hear a few stories on these buggy's people. So C'mon here and post post post!! And also Pics would be fantastic!!!
You should start a thread to see which is the funking best the x5 the 808 or the d8!!!

GO THE MBX5R PROSPECT <--- sorry had to throw that in!!!
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I think its crazy that used MBX5Rs are selling for as cheap as $150. Its still really competitive, everyone one just jumps for the newer stuff as soon as it comes out.
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You should start a thread to see which is the funking best the x5 the 808 or the d8!!!

GO THE MBX5R PROSPECT <--- sorry had to throw that in!!!
I don't get it.
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I picked mine up for $300 bucks Australian. all i had to do was chuck a motor in (got 2 with it) and my servo's and away i went. Any pics guys?? I would really like to see other peoples.

Thanks for responding guys keep it coming!!!
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I don't get it.
Your too green my young padawan, the Prospect name was famous a few years back!!!
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Your too green my young padawan, the Prospect name was famous a few years back!!!
I know that. I'm not that young.
Just don't understand. the whole start a thread to see which one is better.
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Old 02-13-2009, 01:32 PM   #11
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Any one got pictures of theirs??Here I'll even chuck in anther couple of mine.
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Just put a new motor in. Whats a good set-up?
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If anyone is interested in a good MBX5R, PM me. I have a very well kept one with Kyosho BB shocks with some spares.
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I bought mine already set up so im not sure what everything is... Sorry mauromj. Im sure someone will comment and help you out though.
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Just put a new motor in. Whats a good set-up?
Hard to tell, what's the surface, and what do you prefer?
Stock is 5-7-2 I believe, if you want more on power steering try 7-7-2. Increase weight in the rear if the surface is loose.
Mine is setup for snow and ice, I currently run 5-5-5, seems ok, quite neutral.
Combined with 30 front susp with progressive soft springs and 25 rear with long soft springs.
On dry track I've been happy with 5-7-2, stock springs and 40-35 damper oil. This is quite safe to start with.

My MBX5 - prospec - updated to R+

Parts of my track, last spring:


Last pic also shows my brother trying to break his old X1CRT-rtr.
Setups I've told works on this track, cant't promise same results on yours
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