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Old 01-06-2012, 09:02 AM   #1
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Any muggy racers out there? Just curious is it dead everywhere?
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Yepppppp! One here Runnin with the truggy class.
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MT racing is alive and well, but the Muggy? Nah. Hence Losi discontinuing it.

Sucks, too, because the pig is hilarious fun with electric conversion.
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Old 01-06-2012, 09:18 AM   #4
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If its just monster truck racing then what are some setups they are using out there or is it just random? I guess what I am trying to figure out is the rules and stuff. I know about the buggy scene was just wonderin was there a class for MT guys out there.
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I had a Muggy and it was a really great RC.. Tough, fast, lot of fun... Really liked it..

But - and just throwing this out there - there is no way IMO it should be classifiedd as an MT. It's a truggy with big shocks, and that's it.. So for racing it's kind of an oddball.. Not fair against Savages and LST2's and co afaic(because it's a truggy), but too big and heavy and outdated against the newest racing truggies..

Awesome basher though..
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Old 01-06-2012, 09:39 AM   #6
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My setup is:

Engine: CC 1515 2200KV

Batteries: Gens Ace 5000Mah 4S 14.8V 40C

Engine mount: RC Monster Electric Motor Mount


Diffs (stock or LST): LST2/XXL Diff 3.307
Ring Gear LOSB 3534 which is 43T
Pinion Gear LOSB 3534 which is 13T
HD cups, HD outdrives, and HPI hardened diff pins.


Diff fluid (Front/center/rear): 7K/10K/3K


Gearing (pinion/spur): 46T Spur/ 12T Pinion


Shock oil front = 30W


Shock oil rear = 32.5W


Shock springs Front = Silver


Shock springs Rear = Black


Shock position on front a-arm's = Outer


Shock position on rear a-arms = Outer


Sway bar = None in Front, Thick in Rear


Front toe = Slightly toed-out (set by eye)


Tires (brand/size/offset): Proline VTR Caliber, 0 offset

Camber with RPM a arms: Rear 0, Front -2 degrees

Battery Tray: 10 SCTE

Reciever Box/servo tray: 8ight-E

Steering servo: Hitec 7950TH

Additional Mods: 15 Degree Caster front C-Hubs, with bumpsteer correction. Aluminum front spindles. Lunsford titanium turnbuckles on all a-arms, and steering. Rear shock flip with DPP wing mount bracket. Mugen MBX5 wing kit with OFNA High downforce wing.

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I had a Muggy and it was a really great RC.. Tough, fast, lot of fun... Really liked it..

But - and just throwing this out there - there is no way IMO it should be classifiedd as an MT. It's a truggy with big shocks, and that's it.. So for racing it's kind of an oddball.. Not fair against Savages and LST2's and co afaic(because it's a truggy), but too big and heavy and outdated against the newest racing truggies..

Awesome basher though..


You race MT's?
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Old 01-06-2012, 09:40 AM   #8
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More race setups for both Nitro and E-Muggys can be found in detail at LST forums (hdrcvideos).

Linky to thread:
http://hdrcvideos.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=2580
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I had a Muggy and it was a really great RC.. Tough, fast, lot of fun... Really liked it..

But - and just throwing this out there - there is no way IMO it should be classifiedd as an MT. It's a truggy with big shocks, and that's it.. So for racing it's kind of an oddball.. Not fair against Savages and LST2's and co afaic(because it's a truggy), but too big and heavy and outdated against the newest racing truggies..

Awesome basher though..
I keep up with the truggies just fine. I don't win any, but I have fun and can stay on the lead lap. When I raced my LST2 I got stuck with the truggies as well, and managed to beat a couple of truggies. Now with the Muggy it's even better.
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My setup is:

Engine: CC 1515 2200KV

Batteries: Gens Ace 5000Mah 4S 14.8V 40C

Engine mount: RC Monster Electric Motor Mount


Diffs (stock or LST): LST2/XXL Diff 3.307
Ring Gear LOSB 3534 which is 43T
Pinion Gear LOSB 3534 which is 13T
HD cups, HD outdrives, and HPI hardened diff pins.


Diff fluid (Front/center/rear): 7K/10K/3K


Gearing (pinion/spur): 46T Spur/ 12T Pinion


Shock oil front = 30W


Shock oil rear = 32.5W


Shock springs Front = Silver


Shock springs Rear = Black


Shock position on front a-arm's = Outer


Shock position on rear a-arms = Outer


Sway bar = None in Front, Thick in Rear


Front toe = Slightly toed-out (set by eye)


Tires (brand/size/offset): Proline VTR Caliber, 0 offset

Camber with RPM a arms: Rear 0, Front -2 degrees

Battery Tray: 10 SCTE

Reciever Box/servo tray: 8ight-E

Steering servo: Hitec 7950TH

Additional Mods: 15 Degree Caster front C-Hubs, with bumpsteer correction. Aluminum front spindles. Lunsford titanium turnbuckles on all a-arms, and steering. Rear shock flip with DPP wing mount bracket. Mugen MBX5 wing kit with OFNA High downforce wing.



Nice shem, Thanks for the info. Very nice truck. You must race that beast?
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Old 01-06-2012, 09:57 AM   #11
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Thanks bud! Yep my club is Tallahasse RC. They have an awesome group of guys there and the track is very fun for 1/8 Truggy.

http://www.tallahasseerc.com/trcforum/

Next race is tomorrow:
http://www.rctech.net/forum/florida-...club-race.html

Registration on RC Signup. Sometimes they get enough people out there to run a MT class as well. But, MT class has been dying out as of late.
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Nice, I run buggy as well man. I mostly bash and really enjoy doing it too!
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My next car will be a buggy. I've always wanted one, but never had the money to own two cars at once. Someday I'll get one. I almost got a buggy instead of this Muggy but what I like about the Muggy is that you can bash it too. When I'm not running on the track I can just go down a tooth on the pinion and put some MT tires on and it bashes like a beast. Tough as nails. I have to say that I like it more than my LST2.
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I just got my first buggy and they are really fun going to take it out to my track this weekend and do some bashin. I have a losi aftershock/lst I have been working on upgrading for a while it is really fun to bash.
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Heres a pic of my Muggy with the race lid on. Imagine this bad boy comin up from behind you on the track

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