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Old 04-02-2015, 04:06 PM
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Ok, so I have a Slash right now that I have built to be as tough and fast as reasonable. But I think I want something bigger. An 1/8 Truggy seems like what I want. Here are the different cars I'm looking at.

Mugen MBX7TE
Team Durango DEX8T
Arrma Talion
Tekno ET48
Losi Eight T with Electric Kit

I do about 90% jumping and bashing with about 10% playing around on a clay track. I am very hard on my stuff.

Any help or recommendations is greatly appreciated.
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Originally Posted by 24v View Post
Ok, so I have a Slash right now that I have built to be as tough and fast as reasonable. But I think I want something bigger. An 1/8 Truggy seems like what I want. Here are the different cars I'm looking at.

Mugen MBX7TE
Team Durango DEX8T
Arrma Talion
Tekno ET48
Losi Eight T with Electric Kit

I do about 90% jumping and bashing with about 10% playing around on a clay track. I am very hard on my stuff.

Any help or recommendations is greatly appreciated.
I own the Tekno ET48. It is pretty awesome. I think your best bet is to read up on each truck in their appropriate forum to see which trucks are holding up best. The Tekno vehicles have a good reputation of not breaking.
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I would go tekno. They are bulletproof and very easy to drive. Do some research and you will see that everyone that owns an et48 loves it.
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Old 04-03-2015, 04:12 PM
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Yeah, honestly at this point I am between Tekno and Mugen. They both seem to get very good reviews.
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I would go tekno. They are bulletproof and very easy to drive. Do some research and you will see that everyone that owns an et48 loves it.
Yep, another vote for Tekno ET48. I wish I still had it....
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Any thoughts on the Serpent Cobra 1/8 truggy? I'm undecided between that and the Mugen MBX7T
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90% bashing.......You cant go wrong with the Losi for that.
That thing is a tank.

my friend has one and ive seen what that things been subjected to in the past year and a half...
It gets my endorsement.
Awesome truggy.
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ET48. I bash 70% race 30%. The chassis just stays tight. It takes a pounding and seems to want more. Also its made to be flexible to take a beating. Heck I see guys running it without the chassis braces for even more flex. Only drawback is the darn body. And that is the least of your worries for a basher. Check out the thread.That is pretty much the main complaint!
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Tekno ET48 best handling and most durable truck on the market enough said.
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Old 04-04-2015, 04:55 AM
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Only drawback is the darn body. And that is the least of your worries for a basher.
What is wrong with the body?
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ET48. The body is thin and cracks easy and it's the only one specific to that truck. Don't let this bother you. Best truggy you can buy.
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+1 on the Tekno ET48!
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I gotta give the losi the edge for bashing, a little more space under the hood for electronics & motor choices, bigger battery tray for more options, a body that can take 100x more of a beating,, honestly the plastics are just a bit more durable.. I'm a proud owner of a tekno truggy and would easily recommend it to anyone racing,, but coming from the losi I have to give it props for a few areas that would be nice for a bashers vehicle.
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Just built a Mugen MBX7T. So awesome. I have a Losi 8IGHT-E 3.0 and it's a great buggy....but the build quality of Mugen is so much nicer, just little things that are just NICE.

Mugen body is so nice, too. Went together like a dream. I put a 2250kv Hobbywing motor and it screams. All of the truggies you listed are flat out great. If I had to do it again I'd still choose Mugen.....now I wish I had a Mugen buggy, too.
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