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Old 07-02-2010, 06:05 PM   #1
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I'm in the market for a new buggy. Been out of RC's for awhile. I bought a rtr Losi 2.0 but I wanna upgrade. I just have this itch too buy things.

So, I been looking at the MP9, MBX6, and XB808 2010.
Which has a better drivetrain?
Durability?
Easy to setup on the track?

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Should I just upgrade my rtr version Losi
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Old 07-02-2010, 06:25 PM   #2
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I would consider the Tamiya if you're interested in the drivetrain. Seems to have the best drivetrain of the bunch.
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Old 07-02-2010, 07:45 PM   #3
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if happy with the 2.0 just upgrade it, you already know the car....
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Out of what you listed, I would go mbx6. Fast, great handling and super durable.
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I'm in the market for a new buggy. Been out of RC's for awhile. I bought a rtr Losi 2.0 but I wanna upgrade. I just have this itch too buy things.

So, I been looking at the MP9, MBX6, and XB808 2010.
Which has a better drivetrain?
Durability?
Easy to setup on the track?

Or

Should I just upgrade my rtr version Losi
Hot Bodies d8 or The MBX6.
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:29 PM   #6
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just read all the other posts and you will find out that every body has thier own opinion of what is best to run if you are serious about racing just pick one and keep trying new things till you get it perfect since you have a rtr losi 2.0 prob. would sell it and buy a roller losi or any of the others i run xray and have had alot of hours to get setup right for me and now love it but was painful process to get the way i like it with losi everybody pretty much runs the same setup so you can just concentrate on your driving skills and as for buying stuff pick a roller there all about the same and spend your money on tires they are the number one thing that will make you fast new tires and the right tires for the track your running if like to buy tires is your best investment. if you run new tires for practice and then new tires for qualifiers then new tires for main at the end of the main you are going to be way faster then the guy who has been running the same tires all day.
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Old 07-02-2010, 10:39 PM   #7
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If i were you i would hop it up with kingheadz upgrades and also make it the raceroller by buying the chassis,Shock towers,Shock caps and take the car to the next level,Maybe even buy a new engine/pipe combo.
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Go with the mp9 by far the best buggy IMO, it's almost 1/2 pound lighter than the mbx6 less maintaince, same goes for most brand and the mp9 is also the current National champ, drivetrain smoothest and bullet proof. This is all my opinion, my next choice is the rc8, then mbx6. Trust me I'm no expert just thought I'd put in my two cents.

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iF YOU ALREADY HAVE the losi stick with it as your tools will be imperial and useless on other cars. You would more thn likely have spares for it and you already know its characteristics.

If you want to burn through somkme money I would reccomend you keep the losi and upgrade the chassis to a BCE, get 2 7955tg hitec servos and possibly and better motor and pipe (Nova +4C) if you arnt happy with the losi 350. Keep spare oney for breakages, clutches, bearings and tires as these generally eat up the most money.

If you arent liking the losi then I would have to reccomend the mugen as it is what I drive and it is a very strong and reliable car with high quality (only beaten by the xray which perfectly machined with the highest quality components). I would not suggest you buy a kyosho as they are extremely overpriced for what they are and are by no means the best car so that would be a waste of money IMO.


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The only reason I thought about getting some thing else is, if I kept my Losi and wanted to get it close to the race roller version. I would spend more money to get it there, then If was to just to sell mine and throw a little more money for a nice used roller like a MP9 or MBX6.
I just want a nice durable buggy with a good silky smooth drivetrain. I have a pretty new Novarossi plus4c and pipe and good JR 9100 servos.
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