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Old 03-15-2022, 02:14 AM
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curious when the release date is for the R variant
Expect April, sorry canít be more specific
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Old 03-31-2022, 12:19 AM
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Originally Posted by F1nalized View Post
From the look on the exploded view on mugenracing.com its a fan mount.
The manual is up and it's a fan mount indeed.
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Old 07-14-2022, 05:35 PM
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Hey guys,
Thinking of getting the E truggy, what kv would you run ? 2000? or more? Love my E bug!
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Old 08-04-2022, 09:24 AM
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A little off topic, but is the Mb7r eco still a competitive car?
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Yes.
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Yes.
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Old 08-06-2022, 07:58 PM
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Can someone tell me if they felt a difference between the stock body and the JC body.
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Old 08-07-2022, 05:52 PM
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The JC body provides much more downforce and is thicker lexan. I like it alot. That and the Bitty Design body are money. Bitty Design comes pre cut, you paint it then go race no cutting.
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Originally Posted by JEFF SC10 View Post
The JC body provides much more downforce and is thicker lexan. I like it alot. That and the Bitty Design body are money. Bitty Design comes pre cut, you paint it then go race no cutting.
Applies the downforce where? More traction or steering?
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Old 12-12-2022, 03:27 PM
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So what is the word on the new MBX8R Eco? Anything standing out?
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Old 01-20-2023, 05:27 AM
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Anyone? Curious on the vehicle and what you found was a base setup to start with for a lower traction rough track?
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So what is the word on the new MBX8R Eco? Anything standing out?
I would like to know too?
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Old 02-24-2023, 04:33 AM
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I'm about to start racing an MBX8R eco , I've no prior experiance pro racing, but the car is spot on imo. I started out with the standard setup and it has been usable enough. I've just finished a rebuild with small changes to tune it for the local track. The quality of this kit is outstanding imo. I've seen zero wear on any of the gears. The only apparent wear is on the drive shaft pins. (Around 10 hours hard use)

I will update my experiences as I go. I have opted to be slightly on the heavy side as I race it in the evening with friends. I'm not chasing trophies, just fun.. but i hope my technical experiance with the car will be useful, weight and car balance should be a big priority if you want to win 🏆s

It's incredible how much abuse it has taken with only 1 break from a very badly judged jump 😳

New user, so I can't post pictures yet. I can later if people are interested. Will follow this thread and offer what information I can.







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