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Old 01-14-2010, 07:01 AM   #1
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Default New Season New Truggy: Mugen Mbx6t or Losi 8t 2.0

What do you think; And not just your personal preferance, really which is a better truggy?
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If I had to choose between the 2 I would take the mugen just based on the fact the Losi has rear diff problems and you always have to re-shim the rear diff in it. The Losi is a great truggy I just don't like having to worry about having diff problems.

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I haven't had rear diff problems. Re-shim when it feels really loose. The 2.0 is awesome.

Can't speak for the Mugen, but it looks sweet. You've got a tough choice ahead of you.
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Mugen

If your coming from anything but Losi you'd have to buy all new tools if you went losi.

Mugen has the leaky diffs, so the whole diff things is silly...
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Both are great truggies. I haven't had any rear r&p problems they last half the season. Personal preference i believe.
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If your coming from anything but Losi you'd have to buy all new tools if you went losi.

Mugen has the leaky diffs, so the whole diff things is silly...
I have never had a diff leak.
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What do you think; And not just your personal preferance, really which is a better truggy?
Both are very good truggys and i would drive eather one of them. Something that your need to look at is what are alot of guy at your local tracks running. That makes it easier if you brake something and you dont have the part because if your running what alot of people are at your track youll prob have better luck finding the part. Also check you local hobby shop for which one carries more mugan or losi parts big help. Also see if someone at your track will let you drive one of each and see which fits your driven style.
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The mugen is like buying a porsche and the losi a vette. Both are fast, but the quality difference is huge. So it boils down to if you like a top notch leather interior or that low rent Hertz feel.

Despite the car being a bit sloppy, my Losi 8t 2.0 is aight after a season on it. Very few breaks of any kind, so the car is durable. Looking to try something else and leaning towards the Mugen or the Xray. Can't seem to get my Losi to drive like I want it.
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The mugen is like buying a porsche and the losi a vette. Both are fast, but the quality difference is huge. So it boils down to if you like a top notch leather interior or that low rent Hertz feel.

Despite the car being a bit sloppy, my Losi 8t 2.0 is aight after a season on it. Very few breaks of any kind, so the car is durable. Looking to try something else and leaning towards the Mugen or the Xray. Can't seem to get my Losi to drive like I want it.
ill take the vette man, who needs leather interior to go race??

i dont run Truggies, i love my 8ight 2.0 and if i get to choose, ill pick the Losi, it looks awesome.

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I own both trucks and both are good the mugen is more stable, better quality and steers better than the losi, the Losi needs smart diffs to really work good for most people some of the plastic needs to be replaced from the factory due to being stripped during assembly and alot of people are having troubles out of the rear R&P gears both trucks are capable of winning but in my opinion the mugen is better
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I own both.....both are virtually identical as far as lap times. I would buy based on product support in your local area.
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Be different...buy an XRay ;-)
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get the mugen, i switched from the 8t 2.0 to the mugen, got faster with the mugen
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get the mugen, i switched from the 8t 2.0 to the mugen, got faster with the mugen
Depends on the driver. A buddy of mine switched from Mugen to the Losi and went faster...lol. Everyone's driving style I guess works with a certain truck more then others.
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I had both, losi requres more maintenance than mugen, but it is also easier to work on
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