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Old 03-30-2007, 05:05 AM   #226
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I dont know about the SP2 body, but on the Mugen, the front cut outs are all basically the same, even the engine cut out is in the same spot, the only differecnes are the cut outs on the "bumps" behind the shock tower, need to be approx 1/4" futher towards the back, to clear the shock mounts, and you need to cut around the radio box at the back, and the mounting holes are in different spots slightly,

did you try and mount it after or before painting? if you do it before painting, its fairly easy, just trim a little bit off at a time,

If someone else doens't by tongit, I will try and post a pic after work,
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Old 03-30-2007, 12:38 PM   #227
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I trimmed it before painting, but for some reason I got it pretty badly screwed up somewhere along the line and it looks like hammered slug crap. I used to do mp 7.5 shells all the time for a GS storm pro and never had any problem, so I was really surpirsed when this one came out so chopped up. I'm going to get in touch with rgx and see if their CEN shell is actually for a CEN or if it's just their mugen shell sold for the CEN. I want a good looking shell, but more than that I want one that will keep as much dirt out of the innards as possible and I hate the idea of paying $40 for a piece of vacuformed lexan. Of course another screwed up CP shell and I could have bought the stocker.
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Old 03-30-2007, 12:52 PM   #228
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as far as I know the RGX one is made for the CEN, and it will just fit the mugen etc . . , I think its got a bump in the back to clear the radio box and everything, I've never seen one in person thgouh, just going by what I've read,

I found the MBX5 CP actually fit better than the stock CEN one to be honest, I've never tried the SP2 one, but I know the Mugen fits like a glove once you know where to trim, I've got one really good one I did, and I just trace the rest off it,
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Old 03-30-2007, 12:58 PM   #229
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The stock CEN body doesnt' fit that well, and I think that is part of the reason CEN didn't include any with the Matrix pro.

The RGX lid is made for the Matrix buggy.
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Old 03-30-2007, 01:43 PM   #230
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Pro-line SP2 body

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Old 03-30-2007, 02:14 PM   #231
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I have an RGX body mounted on my CEN right now, and in my opinion it is the exact same as a Mugen Crowd Pleaser, except it has a small hump to go over the receiver box and doesn't have the raised nose. I eventually just cut around the receiver box because even though they put in that small mod it still hit a pushed the shell out.

I'll post some pics when I get home.
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Old 03-30-2007, 02:17 PM   #232
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I used the Mugen body for the 1st 6 months until the SP2 came out. The Mugen fits, but the SP2 fits perfect. It is narrower then the Mugen body and keep dirt out better.
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Gene, are you running doubled up graphite towers? How do you like the reservoir shocks?

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Old 03-30-2007, 04:29 PM   #234
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Here's some pics of my RGX

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Old 03-30-2007, 05:12 PM   #235
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Gene, are you running doubled up graphite towers? How do you like the reservoir shocks?

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Ya, can you fill us in on what those reservoiurs do?
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Old 03-31-2007, 06:44 AM   #236
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The resivoirs eliminate the bladder, so they are super smooth and consistent, plus hold 25% more oil so it does not thin out in long mains.

Yes, I took a rear tower and cut it in half and made a front and rear brace so that there is no chance of breaking them.
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Old 04-02-2007, 05:48 AM   #237
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whats the proper way of filling the resivoir shocks up? I printed off the pages from the GST book, is that how you guys are doing it or is there some other trick?
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Old 04-02-2007, 07:54 AM   #238
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pull shaft all the way out
fill to top
screw on cap
push shaft all the way in
turn upside down
remove bottom plug
fill to top
reinstall plug
pull shaft all the way out
turn sideways with bleed screw up
let it sit for a few minutes
loossen bleed screw a few turns
push shaft all the way in
tighten bleed screw.
repeat if there is too much back pressure or air bubbles.
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The stock CEN body doesnt' fit that well, and I think that is part of the reason CEN didn't include any with the Matrix pro.

The RGX lid is made for the Matrix buggy.
the rgx body is the matrix body just with their paint
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Old 04-02-2007, 09:16 AM   #240
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Are the Losi shocks the same thread diameter at the CEN? It would help the Losi guys out for now if they could run those cool shock tops.
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