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Old 03-22-2009, 11:12 AM   #1
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Hey guys, i am going to run a werks B3 in my Mugen MBX5 Prospec, good engine? Also any info on tuning it/ how long it lasts before a rebuild?
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Thanks, seems like mixed opinions, i read some reviews on Amainhobbies, and it seemed pretty good.
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I have a friend who was sponsored by Werks Racing, the engines were a PITA, the fuel is good however. Once again, I dont speak from first hand w/ the engines, but my friend ran b3 and b7 pros and was'nt a fan of them at all.
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The werks motors are okay. The features are pretty good for the price, but the real question is what is your budget?
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I just bought a werks B3 with 2.5 gallons to bash in a MBX5 Prospec for $80 shipped. In my racing RC8T i have a RB S3II
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I have a b3 pro with a novi carb on it but i think its still hard to tune on the bottom end took me like 2 days and 2 plugs but i think its good now the thing i dont like is the fuel mileage i only get 7 mins and like 20 secs so if i miss my 7 min mark its not going to make it back.
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Oh and mine has a little over 3 gallons and its still pretty tight.
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That kinda sux as i am not great at tuning. What plug do you recommend?
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