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Old 11-30-2008, 03:33 PM
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vikingen...I have always ran these without any problems....
Dynamite 2553....aluminum steering horn
Dynamite 2543....aluminum brake/throttle horn
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Old 11-30-2008, 04:13 PM
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man you werent kidding, that chassis is tweaked alright
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Old 11-30-2008, 04:30 PM
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I know I did a yr with the 5r on the same chassis and its still true, my 6 is only 2 month old. Dont wanna replace it till you can get a extended engine mount or something
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Old 11-30-2008, 05:29 PM
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Damn! How'd that happen? Just wondering if there's something I need to be aware about.

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Old 11-30-2008, 05:33 PM
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I've got a brand-new chassis plate here and it's bent just like that.
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Old 11-30-2008, 06:00 PM
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Serious?? Im sure i put a ruler on the chassis when i first built the kit and it was straight. I dont know how it happened but its progressively getting worse.
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Old 11-30-2008, 06:43 PM
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I wouldn't say it's as tweaked as yours, but it's still bent. I'll snap a picture.

EDIT, I was wrong, it's not bent. Must have been the way I was holding the ruler.

Checked my used one(used as in 2 practice tanks and 1.5 qualifying sessions) and it's as bent as yours.

However, I had a radio problem causing me to hit a concrete wall nearly full-tilt. So I'd guess that's why mine's tweaked
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Old 11-30-2008, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by vikingen
I run ko servos..

..but that leaves the throttle... what horn, alu or plastic, would you recommend ?

thanks again
KO servos uses horn for JR and Airtronics (all 3 use same horn).
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Old 11-30-2008, 07:58 PM
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Regarding the bent chassis issue.

Can you guys tell the difference in performance between a bent chassis and a straight one ?

Dose it make any real difference to the way the car behaves or drives that is noticeable ?
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Old 11-30-2008, 09:00 PM
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I cant, the car is still fast.
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Old 11-30-2008, 09:35 PM
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Australian Mugen sponsored buggy driver Wayne Walker, who won the 08 Australian nationals (MBX5R) and the 08 FEMCA GP Champs (MBX6) has over the weekend has won the buggy off-road New Zealand Nationals. Go Mugen.

Pos Name Details Best Result
1 Wayne WALKER Mugen MBX-6 / Ninja JX 065/00:45:37.039 Final
2 Zac RYAN Hong Nor X2CR / Axe Rossi 063/00:45:14.582 Final
3 Ryan OCONNOR 211 Associated RC8 / OS V-Spec 060/00:45:35.890 Final
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Old 11-30-2008, 10:09 PM
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The new Mugen chassis is significantly lighter than the 5R version, so its not going to be as durable. Also, that flex with the new chassis helps aid in stability, so stiffening the chassis may actually effect performance as opposed to leaving the chassis as is and just replace it when it gets worn. If you allow your chassis to get wore thin, it will bend. I suggest to buy a new chassis if the chassis is worn down. JMHO
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Old 11-30-2008, 10:58 PM
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Originally Posted by FrankBlack
Thats how they are out of the box, like I said we checked a brand new chassis out of the box at the LHS and it was like that.
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Old 12-01-2008, 08:06 AM
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That's not right. I've been running mine since the first weekend it was out & I put a ruller on it last night. Flat as flat can be. You guys seeing this out of the box need to call Mugen.
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Old 12-01-2008, 09:40 AM
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Default New Mbx6 kit

YSK - According to news at "http://rcspecial.com/news/" new MBX6kits are being shipped with some upgrades:

Mugen Updates Newest MBX6 Kits!
November 30, 2008 | By Admin In Buggy, Gas, Products | Comments(0)




It seems there are some changes for the better inside the latest MBX6 kits:

•New radio box cover with screws and no clips
•New front lower A Arms
•News diff joints
•New longer front upper pin
•News springs (softer
•News roll bars (softer
•Same price
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