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Old 12-13-2011, 08:52 PM   #1
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Thumbs up what are the best truggys for the $$$??

Hey guys!!

I'm digging the mugen mbx6t. I'm thinking about getting the mspec mbx6t. I had the mbx5t and it was one of the nicest truggys I owned and the 6 is probably better.

I'm wanting to know if there are any other kits or rtr better or similar to the mbx6t?? Price I'm looking around for is 700$$ for a awesome kit or rtr. Thanks all and I'm pretty sure this question is beaten to death. Thanks Doug.
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Just about any of the current Truggies out would be more than capable,

Might want to consider what type of parts availabilty there is/are in your area. That is unless you don't mind having to order any and everything you might need.

If money was no object. The new Kyosho looks real good. In the 700 dollar range, just about any other truggy out fits that range. If you went with the HB D8T, you could just about or can get two for that price. It's all up to you and what you want/need.

Also the new Serpent 811T looks like it's a solid kit.
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I like the associated rc8t.

I got a used one that I may be getting rid of. It's in good shape. Let me know.
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Thanks.

I don't want one of those tho. I have a associated sc8 and its a rc8 and rc8t combined.
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Thumbs up Check the 8ight T 2.0 RTR

The Losi 8ight T RTR is the way to go IMHO! I just got one a 1 1/2 weeks ago. and it is a monster. I LOVE IT. I broke it in during the week last week. And took it to the track on Sunday. I tell you I had every ones attention. Or Should i say every one was watching it!
I did look at the Kyosho its going for around $400 something on the web. But the Losi has a better Radio and a starter box.

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The Serpent would have to be the way to go. It's the newest and greatest, has a rep for being tough, etc..
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MBX6T is the answer!
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I say the D8T. Cheap, durable, but capable of winning anywhere. Look at Tessman's achievements with it. Spend a little $$ on crucial option parts, and you still have a lot left over to spend on other things you might need like tires
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I say the D8T. Cheap, durable, but capable of winning anywhere. Look at Tessman's achievements with it. Spend a little $$ on crucial option parts, and you still have a lot left over to spend on other things you might need like tires
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the only option the d8t need is a aluminum steering servo horn. Besides that it needs nothing. I also think its one of the best handling truggies out there. And it is very durable. I didnt break anything on mine. I havent driven the serpent thou. The mugen is nice as well. I raced a 6t all last year and it was a good truck. But for the money nothing beats the d8t. You can buy a new d8t, a o.s. speed and a 2060 pipe and servos if you shop around for the price of one other truggy on the market, not saying names but many will know what im talking about.
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Thanks guys!!

I was also thinking about the d8t. We have a few of those at our track and they seem pretty nice.

Question. What the hell is this and how come I never hear of it??
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Engine-Type-2

It looks pretty cool for a rtr but the price worries me. Its way cheaper than a eight t 2.0 and its usually true you get what you payed for. What do you guys know about it and think??
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There is a huge quality difference. You'll end up replacing, servos & engine down the road. But, what do you plan on using the truggy for?
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Thanks guys!!

I was also thinking about the d8t. We have a few of those at our track and they seem pretty nice.

Question. What the hell is this and how come I never hear of it??
http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Engine-Type-2

It looks pretty cool for a rtr but the price worries me. Its way cheaper than a eight t 2.0 and its usually true you get what you payed for. What do you guys know about it and think??
It's a budget model RTR kit. It's got a lot of budget pieces on it, that will break or wear quickly once you start racing... Plus the engine is meh at best.
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I've driven the overpriced kyoshos for 5 yrs.They are a beast and dont break.I've also had just about every other brand on the market at 1 time or another and all can win with the right setup and practice.Most important thing is parts.If you are the only 1 at your track with a certain brand you my find yourself going home early
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Serpent Cobra-T or Mugen MBX6T. I ran a Mugen MBX6T, that I ordered the day it became available for an entire season. After getting a set up I was happy with I absolutely loved it. A lot of guys complain about the arms, but in 1 year+ I only broke 2(a buddy actually broke one of the two). Then I switch to buggy for a season, sold out the hobby, then this year returned to truggy with the Serpent truck. I have to say out of the truggies I have driven, the Serpent is the best, with the Mugen being a close second(very very close). To me the Mugen seems to feel really planted with a slight pushy feel which makes it super easy to drive, where as the Serpent although a really stable truggy, took a bit of work and tinkering with modded shock pistons to get its suspension even close to the Mugens. I think the mugen handles the rough slightly better, but then I believe that the serpent carries more corner speed and accelerates slightly quicker likely do to it being a little lighter than the Mugen.
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