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Old 11-17-2008, 01:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Losi-Runner
Hey guys for those that are using the Proteck Lipo receiver pack, I know they fit snuggly but is there any room to surround the battery pack with foam? If not does anyone know of any other Lipo packs that will fit better with room to cover it in foam?
I have Foam surrounding my Protek LiPo's and a very thin layer of rubber at the bottom to help stop it moving



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Old 11-17-2008, 08:29 AM
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[QUOTE=jamminnay;5058797]
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I think that with those side guards he may have to use the mbx5r body... Seems to wide for the mbx6 lid.[/QUOTE/]



that is probably why his body mount is further forward then everyone elses
his side gaurds may be off of a 5r?
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Old 11-17-2008, 08:41 AM
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They're carbon, I'd assume they're custom-made.

I'm not a weight-weenie I'm just curious to know the weight because of all the measures he took to lighten it.
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went and did some more testing today with the mbx6, My car is super dialed now. 2nd day on the track and Im about a 1/2 second faster than I was with my rc8. Car has amazing steering on and off power and jumps perfect. I have changed the stock setup some. Im running full droop, 3-5-2 diffs middle hole on the tower front and rear shocks, rear arm spacer in the front of the arm. I did alot of tire testing today also. I have found at my track that m3 bowties are the hot ticket. I tried, aka soft cityblocks, gridirons, m3 crimefighters, they all felt good but bowties seemed to provide the most traction and stability. if anyone is struggling with setup I recommened trying my setup, it is very stable and easy to drive.
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Old 11-17-2008, 11:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Integrated
I have Foam surrounding my Protek LiPo's and a very thin layer of rubber at the bottom to help stop it moving



Great thanks for the info Integrated.
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the guys running the 2300 lipo...are you adding any weight?..if so, how much?
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Old 11-17-2008, 12:14 PM
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Shameless picture whoring, all that's left is breaking in the motor. I designed the scheme and did the tin work and rivets, thanks to Jer7469 for shooting the rest of it for me. All Faskolor paints, even the panel lines:





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Old 11-17-2008, 12:56 PM
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the paint looks really good on that body, who did it for you. I see you have a grp in there, I have one in my x6 and it is sick fast
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Just a fellow racer painted it for me... Jer7469, he's posted in this thread a few times. I drew and painted the panel lines and the metallic silver parts, then drew on the outside of the body the general design I wanted, bought him some Faskolor and let him have at it.

I do want to get my own airbrush but it's not in the budget for quite a while
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Old 11-17-2008, 05:00 PM
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the carbon stone guards is an option part for the mbx5/5R made by mugen.
you can get them at carolinasrc for $75 bucks.

http://www.carolinasrc.com/Webstore/...idproduct=1297

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Old 11-18-2008, 04:43 AM
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Default Editable PDF MBX6 blank setup sheet

Finally got some track time on my MBX6 today, awesome buggy to drive.

Just thought I might add my editable, printable, PDF MBX6 blank setup sheet I made.
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:49 AM
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Awesome, now I can actually READ what I put on there
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:57 AM
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Yeah thanks.
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Old 11-20-2008, 03:11 PM
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Kris Moore (mugen usa) told me that mugen is creating a bulkier upper hinge pin brace which is due out in december. He said retailers such as amainhobbies, carolinasrc, and nitrohouse will be the first to receive the new part.

Additionally, he also told me that aluminum version will be available soon as well.
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Old 11-20-2008, 06:14 PM
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The aluminum front upper hinge pin holder is already available at Carolina's RC.
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