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Old 01-06-2010, 05:40 PM   #1
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I have several mugen wings and they are all pretty warped. Is there anything you guys do to get them back in shape??? Or is one of those things where it is what it is?
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you can try a heat gun, but your better off just buying new
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I have several mugen wings and they are all pretty warped. Is there anything you guys do to get them back in shape??? Or is one of those things where it is what it is?
buy a new one

the jconcepts wing is one of the very best i have ever used
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thats what i thought. I have a j concepts wing on the way.

Painting one of thier bodies right now.
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thats what i thought. I have a j concepts wing on the way.

Painting one of thier bodies right now.
you wont be disappointed with the jc wing
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JC or as dumb it may seem...the Racers Edge wing is Very Durable.....buddy of mine would mangle a proline in days where as his RacersEdge is still alive to this day....its dirty and scratched to he** but its still strait and isn't curled up at the back.
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JC or as dumb it may seem...the Racers Edge wing is Very Durable.....buddy of mine would mangle a proline in days where as his RacersEdge is still alive to this day....its dirty and scratched to he** but its still strait and isn't curled up at the back.
I do like the jconcepts wing but i didnt like how it made my truggy fly in the air. a lot of the time i was having the rear end fly up. I went back to the stock losi wing, yes its not AS durable but i do drive better now a days so im not going thru wings like crazy
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heat it up where it's bent and bend it the other way past where it is supposed to be, hold it there while holding it under cold water and it will set it. It works great for saggy a arms too...I dreamed it up one day when I bent a new a arm on a big triple and decided its worth a try, works great....
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You could try boiling it, and then working it back into the original shape.
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Oh i believe you about racers edge products. I have a 13t vented clutch bell that is better then my mugen. Have been using it for over a year and have had zero problems. My mugen one would burn pretty good and wear fast.

Funny the racers edge makes a better clutch bell. I wouldn't run any different one.

Kinda ugly though
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I do like the jconcepts wing but i didnt like how it made my truggy fly in the air. a lot of the time i was having the rear end fly up. I went back to the stock losi wing, yes its not AS durable but i do drive better now a days so im not going thru wings like crazy
From a DURABILITY perspective, the JConcepts wing is awesome! Aerodynamically... ummmm... no.

The best wing (from an aerodynamic design perspective) is the stock Associated wing, hands down. It actually works like a wing... the rest are pretty much just parachutes. (The Team Cobra wing is also good aerodynamically, but good luck finding one... I hope they got the plastic formula worked out for better durability now.) The bottom "lip" on the rest of them trips the airflow and takes away from the effectiveness... just like ice buildup does on the leading edge of an aircraft's wing.

And just buy a new wing. They're disposable, like tires.
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