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Old 03-20-2011, 12:24 PM
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I want an 8th scale buggy and was looking at these two buggies but i don't know much about them. I haven't seen any others yet but was wondering if anyone has experience with either one of these?
I only plan on using it on an indoor clay track. Already have the tekin rx8/1900kv combo to use in what ever i get. thanks
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Ford vs Chevy your gonna get a lot of opinions because each buggy is designed differently they'll drive differently.If you have the opportunity to drive both of them, get the one that suits your driving style.I have the Rc8be,love it,I can push it hard and it stays planted.
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I like my RC8, but, if I was starting from new, I would get the Mugen. I think its the perfect combination of quality, durability, performance for the price.
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hands down go with the mugen, it's flawless on the track. I have an rc8be and it's really hard for me to drive so I am going back to my HBve8. Personal preference though.
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+1 mugen
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hands down go with the mugen, it's flawless on the track. I have an rc8be and it's really hard for me to drive so I am going back to my HBve8. Personal preference though.
+1 for Mugen. I had same debate. Losi, RC8BE or MBXECO. I am so glad I chose Mugen!
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no experience with Mugen. I have the rc8be factory team and it drives amazingly well and never breaks. Great all around buggy

parts are very easy to find also. At least in So Cal
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ECO. Hands down
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I had a RC8be and hated it. My Mugen will be here Wednesday.
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I'd recommend the Mugen. Both platforms are very capable though.
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Both are great buggies. IMO the RC8 is a good buggy and is easy to drive, but it is hard to push at its limits and gets thrown around easy. The Mugen car is a little bit more mellow to drive. The downfall is the car already comes pre-built from the factory. I would rather build it like the RC8 buggy.
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I got to drive the mugen at the track tonight and im sold on mugen. thanks for the replys..
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I got to drive the mugen at the track tonight and im sold on mugen. thanks for the replys..
now i just need to who has the best price...lol
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what about parts availability?
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Originally Posted by buggy8 View Post
what about parts availability?
track near me has a wall full of mugen parts..
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