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Old 03-25-2010, 07:34 AM   #1516
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T0312. I cover the back of the receiver with "both sides tape" and use the shaft of Hudy tool (3mm dia.) to space the receiver off of the ledge at the bottom of the receiver mount. This ends up giving you a nice track to put the extra wire in. It looked alot cleaner when I was running spectrum pro. This new Airtronics fhss-3 stuff is the bomb, so I can deal with the routing not being exactly like I would like...
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anyone ever try a carbon brake disk?
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anyone ever try a carbon brake disk?
In a far past on steel brakepads.... It works but you have to learn it. When heating up it will give more brakepower so when hitting the brake in the beginning there is not mucht and a moment later it will come in.

In the past we had good experience with epoxy/glasfiber disks on steel plates. Currently I the Motonica disk, I have to mount it to give it a try.
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T0312. I cover the back of the receiver with "both sides tape" and use the shaft of Hudy tool (3mm dia.) to space the receiver off of the ledge at the bottom of the receiver mount. This ends up giving you a nice track to put the extra wire in. It looked alot cleaner when I was running spectrum pro. This new Airtronics fhss-3 stuff is the bomb, so I can deal with the routing not being exactly like I would like...
ended up jus using zip ties, its not as bad as it looks. this is after race day lol
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Old 04-23-2010, 12:07 PM   #1520
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How easy is it to get parts for Mugen cars that are obsolete? I'm looking at a 4X, but with the 5X coming out soon, how long should I realistically expect to be able to get parts for this car?
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How easy is it to get parts for Mugen cars that are obsolete? I'm looking at a 4X, but with the 5X coming out soon, how long should I realistically expect to be able to get parts for this car?
Should be good for at least another 2 years (minimum)
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Old 04-23-2010, 02:04 PM   #1522
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How easy is it to get parts for Mugen cars that are obsolete? I'm looking at a 4X, but with the 5X coming out soon, how long should I realistically expect to be able to get parts for this car?
5 years. At the end of that or if MugenRacing runs out of stock before that (slow moving part) it can be ordered from Japan. Adds about 2-3 weeks, from the order date to when you get it.
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Sweet...thanks for the replies.
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:41 PM   #1524
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If you look around, you can still find MRX-3 parts. You should be fine for at least another season or two and probably long after that.
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And if you take a search on Ebay you will always find an older car you can strip for the parts.
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He's talking about mine. I just built a new MRX4X and decided I will run the 5 this year. It has never been run yet and trying to get $425 shipped out of it. It's a great deal. I'm just looking to move it.

I agree, parts should not be an issue for a long time. Mugen parts do seem to be everywhere, and they also don't put out a new car every year!
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is there an easy way to tell between an MRX 4R VS 4X?

i recently bought a few used 4X kits and not certain if they are the same. One car has slightly different front upper arms but i know this is not part of the changes that were made. thanks!
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is there an easy way to tell between an MRX 4R VS 4X?

i recently bought a few used 4X kits and not certain if they are the same. One car has slightly different front upper arms but i know this is not part of the changes that were made. thanks!
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4R has longer rear shocks, lower front shock tower. 4X has a shorter brake arm, shims on the axles, etc.

Quickest way is to look at the chassis. The receiver pack trays are different.
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The battery tray is different, the 4X has a screw comming out into the short middle schaft mount.
The 4X excentrics in front and rear for tensioning the belt has 2 notches, it can be turned 180 degrees for placing the shaft high or low.
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Mugen box?
wut batts are most ppl using for the mugen box? (Pro II)
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