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Old 12-30-2018, 06:10 AM
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What's a good size motor to run in this truggy I was looking at between 1800kv to a 2000kv
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Originally Posted by MadMick View Post
What's a good size motor to run in this truggy I was looking at between 1800kv to a 2000kv
I'm currently running Tekin T8 Gen 3 2000kv Truggy motor, pretty solid with manageable power.
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Old 01-25-2019, 09:19 AM
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any recent race reports?
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Old 01-26-2019, 04:16 AM
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Well I had a go at mine I can say I am not really impress by it stock stand locktight were it need to be still feels the same as 7tr I had I rather my hb d817t when I had it
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Ran the truggy this weekend with temps averaging 50f inside the arena. The track had great flow with a mix of open sweepers with a couple tight hairpin sections and a decent sized step up with a 34' triple. The car pushed quite a bit in the the 180s so we moved the front upper arms forward and to help rear traction lowered rear shock oil to 500.. Loving the new car so far and look forward to another big race next month.

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Any new reports guys? I’m thinking of pulling the trigger on this kit, but I also have another brand in mind.
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handles like dream, goes together really well, easy maintenance, you won't be dissapointed.
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Any new reports guys? I’m thinking of pulling the trigger on this kit, but I also have another brand in mind.
The Truggy is solid right out of the box... my favorite to run.

Let me know if you have any questions!
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The Truggy is solid right out of the box... my favorite to run.

Let me know if you have any questions!
Thanks for that. I’ve always been a fan of Mugen. Still have an old MBX 4 !
Honestly I have been going back and forth between this truck and the Associated rc8t3.1e. I like them both.....

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Thanks for that. Iíve always been a fan of Mugen. Still have an old MBX 4 !
Honestly I have been going back and forth between this truck and the Associated rc8t3.1e. Seems awful similar and quite a bit cheaper.
The Mugen Truggy is incredibly durable and you get quality parts and plastics. Mugen also has great online support with all the videos Adam Drake is putting out on his YouTube channel.

If you are racing, perhaps see which vehicles have the best local support with drivers and which parts your local hobby shop supports. That can often make a huge difference when you are looking for help with setups.
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The Mugen Truggy is incredibly durable and you get quality parts and plastics. Mugen also has great online support with all the videos Adam Drake is putting out on his YouTube channel.

If you are racing, perhaps see which vehicles have the best local support with drivers and which parts your local hobby shop supports. That can often make a huge difference when you are looking for help with setups.
Yeah I donít doubt the quality of Mugen. I was scanning through the videos last night (not the first time either) there is a lot of info provided by Adam Drake. Only thing though is itís obviously he favors the nitro, what being The Godfather of Nitro. Lol, Thatís cool though. Iím not actually going to race, but that doesnít stop me from wanting to have a race buggy or truggy. My lhs has dwindling interest in 1/8 scale unfortunately. Still have the track though, and I use it as much as possible. The owner told me whatever I decide to buy, heíll stock supporting parts for it. They had 1 race a few weeks ago, and are suppose to race Fatherís Day, but it looks like rain. While using the track a week ago there was a guy there practicing that I recognize from the last race. Heís a Mugen driver named Ray, and a real nice guy. I picked his brain for awhile, and although he obviously favors Mugen, he admitted there is a lot of nice kits out. Itís so tough to pick one kit, when I like them all, lol. But I can only buy one at a time
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has anyone priced out converting the electric kit to a nitro? how much would it cost?
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has anyone priced out converting the electric kit to a nitro? how much would it cost?
nevermind, the chassis that comes in the eco kit does not have the engine mount holes
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