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Old 10-24-2010, 07:32 PM
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Hello,
Has anyone got any helpful ideas what Model this 4WD Mugen Nitro Buggy is.
A mate bought a couple a fair while ago via phone calls to the USof A before the internet - they freaked out about his accent and how far away he was.
It has MUGEN stamped in to the aluminium chassis
a reverse mount .21ci Nitro Engine
shaft drive
plastic spur gear
centrifical clutch.

I know what it is NOT, so far it is not a:
Bulldog
Bulldog II
Manx

Any help is appreciated guys.

Neil
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it is a mugen super athlete, but the front end as been moded, maybe to accept a truck body??
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Vintage Mugen Buggy
Hello,
Has anyone got any helpful ideas what Model this 4WD Mugen Nitro Buggy is.
A mate bought a couple a fair while ago via phone calls to the USof A before the internet - they freaked out about his accent and how far away he was.
It has MUGEN stamped in to the aluminium chassis
a reverse mount .21ci Nitro Engine
shaft drive
plastic spur gear
centrifical clutch.

I know what it is NOT, so far it is not a:
Bulldog
Bulldog II
Manx

Any help is appreciated guys.

Neil
Darwin
Hiya Neil,

This truck pre-dates the athlete. it is a stadium truck.

The mugen chronology is as follows:
mugen sport
mugen super sport
mugen stadium truck (based on mugen sport chassis)
mugen athlete
mugen mbx4
mugen mbx4rr
mugen mbx5
mugen mbx5 prospec
mugen mbx5r
mugen mbx6

it's a keeper! the pre-cursor to today's truggies. kyosho had a similar truck based on the original inferno chassis.

I am looking for parts to rebuild my super sport, i need a new bodyshell amongst other things...

-Alexander
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Originally Posted by foampervert View Post
Hiya Neil,

This truck pre-dates the athlete. it is a stadium truck.

The mugen chronology is as follows:
mugen sport
mugen super sport
mugen stadium truck (based on mugen sport chassis)
mugen athlete
mugen mbx4
mugen mbx4rr
mugen mbx5
mugen mbx5 prospec
mugen mbx5r
mugen mbx6

it's a keeper! the pre-cursor to today's truggies. kyosho had a similar truck based on the original inferno chassis.

I am looking for parts to rebuild my super sport, i need a new bodyshell amongst other things...

-Alexander
I remember those I always wanted one as a kid
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That is the mugen stadium truck (based on mugen sport chassis). It had a Toyota truck body on it. I have one at home as well.
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I think that's the first truggy. Super cool.....
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I know this is really late, but, I think one Mugen off the top of my head that was forgotten.

The Mugen MBX4-XR
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