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Old 12-08-2006, 05:10 PM   #16636
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Any updates on you running this MRE conversion veecee?
Well I ran this conversion on Tuesday night and subjectively it didn't make a huge difference. There may have been a touch more steering but it wasn't anywhere as much as I expected. Note I ran the same setup as I did before the MRE steering conversion to keep observations consistent. I've been running a setup based on MR's Reedy setup. Since a lot of people have found the MRE kit setup to be quite aggressive, I might have to give that a try. One big positive is that the MRE steering setup looks awesome! Note also that the MRE lower deck also has holes for the MSX steering setup. So if anyone ever breaks their MSX lower deck, I would replace it with the MRE item.

For those interested in converting their MSX to run the MRE steering, here are the parts you need:
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2x 3x42mm turnbuckles
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4x 5x0.5mm shims (left these out in previous post)

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Old 12-08-2006, 07:03 PM   #16637
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So the MRE upper & lower decks have been released in the states or do I have to contact an overseas dealer?
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Old 12-08-2006, 07:14 PM   #16638
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So the MRE upper & lower decks have been released in the states or do I have to contact an overseas dealer?
The upper is available on Tamiya USA's site, and the lower is out of stock.
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Old 12-08-2006, 07:25 PM   #16639
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When will this car be out?
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Old 12-08-2006, 08:10 PM   #16640
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no release announced yet, that I have seen.
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Old 12-08-2006, 09:49 PM   #16641
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8Hrs into my MSX MRE

all i have to say its the best kit I have ever built.
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Old 12-08-2006, 10:53 PM   #16642
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Hey VeeCee
Thank you for that info, Who would be the best to get the MRE steering gear from.
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Old 12-08-2006, 10:53 PM   #16643
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8Hrs into my MSX MRE

all i have to say its the best kit I have ever built.
By far.....but then again I really did enjoy building my old Yoke BD
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Old 12-09-2006, 12:00 AM   #16644
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Thank you for that info, Who would be the best to get the MRE steering gear from.
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Hi Addam. That's a tough one. Like I said I was in HK and it was a case of a few bits from one shop and a few bits from another. This seems to be easier to do on foot than via email as HK shops can be hard to deal with at times. I would probably email R/C Champ if I wanted these bits again.
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Old 12-09-2006, 05:36 AM   #16645
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Thank's Veecee
I have had a lot of stuff from Rc mushroom so I will check there list in the morning.Is there anything else i would need.
I have the Ta05 pulley's.
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Old 12-09-2006, 11:21 AM   #16646
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pics of my finnished MSX mre
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VERY nice looking car. Cant wait to get a motor for my tourer and get back to racing it
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Old 12-09-2006, 08:44 PM   #16648
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A friend of mine wired up a brushless in mine ...sweet job to
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A friend of mine wired up a brushless in mine ...sweet job to
impressive! Your friend is a nice guy, that is probably a few hours of work .
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Old 12-10-2006, 12:16 AM   #16650
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Thank's Veecee
I have had a lot of stuff from Rc mushroom so I will check there list in the morning.Is there anything else i would need.
I have the Ta05 pulley's.
Thanks mate
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Hi Addam. My last list (with 4 5x0.5mm shims) should have all the parts you need to do the MRE steering conversion. Make sure you download the instructions for the MRE if you haven't already - http://www.tamiya.com/japan/rc/rcman...4trf415msx.pdf.
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