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Old 01-31-2003, 02:23 PM   #16
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yes kanai 1 could be upgraded but cost would be substantial
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The only difference between the K1 and the K2 is the front c-hubs and the front axle length and the front upper arms o and the shocks. Now for what I took off of my K2 as I built it, I took off the new c-hubs in favor of 20 degree ones and as for the shocks you are better off with the K1 shocks because the bladders blow out of the K2 shocks. The 20 degree c-hubs use the same upper arms as the K2 22 degree ones but they are different than the K1 17 degree upper arms. Basically if you can find a brand new K1 I would go for it.
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So which one is better then... KI or K2? I have access to both cars.
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wich one is better? I would say the K2 but you can save allot of money buying the k1
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the difference is only $69.00
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What engine and pipe combo should I get? Someone told me to get the REX P5 with the 086 one piece pipe.....is that good enough? I will be really racing once I get the car.
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Old 02-01-2003, 08:31 AM   #22
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That is a very good motor combo. I run a RB S7 europa the p5 is a long stroker and a very nice motor I will most likely be getting one of those..........
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Old 02-01-2003, 08:54 AM   #23
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sounds to me like your going to have a really nice 1/8 buggy kanais are both good and ive heard great things about that engine and pipe

i may get one of those engines also but i think im going to get a sirio first

also not sure if im going to get new mugen buggy or kanai 2 a couple guys i know switched from mugen to kanai and got faster
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My personal experience is that the Mugen is better on a smoother track that has a lot of turns. And the kyosho prevails with a more open rougher track. But either buggy is just as good in the right hands. The mugen is the only other buggy I would even consider....
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i really like my mbx4xr it handles really well IMO

but ive got some friends who made the switch and are happier with the kanai they say it has tremendous stabiltiy

hopefully the new mugen buggy coming out will bring them up to the level of the kanai in that respect

got to wait and find out

going to run what i got for at least the first few races and if i get spanked by the kanais it will be time to get a new buggy not sure whether i will be the first to try new mugen or not
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Hi Guys,

I'am also new in 1/8 buggy. I'am an 1/8 on-road racer. However, i've always been wanting to try a 1/8 buggy. Anyway, i bought a kanai 2. I was wondering if i can use some of my tweak board and hudy set-ups to my new buggy. Is it the same principle as onroads? Need you guys expertise.
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if you can physically use them (i mean attach to) they would help

i dont have setup gauges for my buggy so i eyeball everything as do most others

but a hudy board may be in my future

tweak board may be more hassle then its worth i dont know how evenly these buggies are balanced

put it on there and let me know
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I don't think the tweak system would be that much of a benefit but the Hudy could definatly help. The nice thing about a Kanai (mp-7.5 in general) You dont need much more that a camber gauge and a straight edge. I know you can really dial a mugen in with the Hudy if I had a mugen I would have to get the Hudy system.

As for the new mugen I was able to find some more pic's and it looks like they made teh chassis braces similar to the Kanai. I bet they did this to get more chassis flex for the stability in the rough stuff. I hope it is a good buggy and they get it right the first time I know allot of friends that love mugens and will most likely get one......
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Where did you find pictures of the New Mugen Buggy ?
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Anybody tried the Hudy for the Kanai 2 (#108600)

http://www.hudy.net/products/setup/setupindex.htm
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