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Old 04-08-2014, 02:22 PM
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I am in the market for a new buggy after using my 808 2011 for 2 years, the durability on this car is very good , I never broken a single part. Which buggy is fast and durable like this car, the jumps at the truck a little bit dangerous and when you crash they are sorta big but I have became better and am not crashing that much, just sometimes Ill have a big one. I was thinking about the xb8 2014 but its quite expensive @ 600EUR and theres the mugen MBX7 @ 550EUR intech BR6 pro @ 380EUR , or any other cars you recommend , the intech is cheap compared to the others, is it still fast and durable?

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I'd suggest taking a look at the Hotbodies D812: it's fast, setup-friendly, and has a load of high-performance options in the box as standard. Plus it's one of the least expensive buggies out there.
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I believe you cant go wrong with the MBX7 Mugen it is very fast and the parts are not only durable but they stay tight for a long time with little wear. I believe it is the easiest car to setup and play with setup because it is difficult to make the setup so bad the car sucks but out of the box it handles great and with just minor changes it will fit most any driving style.
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Xray is the toughest buggy I ever tried but it's also expensive. The new XB8 has ton of steering as well. My recommend is check which brand the local track is selling and goes from there. You can't go wrong with any brand as long as there is part support.
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The strongest buggies on the market are xray and serpent. That doesn't mean other known brands (mugen, Jq etc) isn't strong enough. None of them is faster than other. Driver can be fast not the buggies !
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Hot bodies D812 -
X-ray XB9 or the new 8 but seen fair share of front tower breakages-
Mugen MBX 6-7 front arms break at times-

That is the three I'd choose...if u got cash laying around and are the type that believes two plus two is five get a Kyosho...
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I have a MBX7 and just finished running at the PNB race in Georgia. If you ask anyone...this is the track that will definitely test your equipment. I did not break anything on my buggy. With that being said, I am sure there were plenty of mugens that did break...along with every other car. What breaks usually depends on the driver.
Its hard to beat the price of the Hotbodies though...
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Originally Posted by luke71933 View Post
Hi,
I am in the market for a new buggy after using my 808 2011 for 2 years, the durability on this car is very good , I never broken a single part. Which buggy is fast and durable like this car, the jumps at the truck a little bit dangerous and when you crash they are sorta big but I have became better and am not crashing that much, just sometimes Ill have a big one. I was thinking about the xb8 2014 but its quite expensive @ 600EUR and theres the mugen MBX7 @ 550EUR intech BR6 pro @ 380EUR , or any other cars you recommend , the intech is cheap compared to the others, is it still fast and durable?

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Kyosho..

The mp9 has been very durable for me

Only broke a handful of front arms in three years.

Only upgrades i used were khz rear chassis brace

Khz susp. Plates ,khz rear hubs and kyosho alum. C hubs.

Nothing ever broke just arms.

The buggy drives so smooth. Its point & shoot .
My buddy was faster with his losi but with kyosho he was much
More consistant,

It really is a pleasure to drive i drove other cars at the track but only
Liked the feel of hot bodies cars.

D812 is a real good value for the money.

If i woundnt of started wit the kyosho then

It with of been HB
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Originally Posted by luke71933 View Post
Hi,
I am in the market for a new buggy after using my 808 2011 for 2 years, the durability on this car is very good , I never broken a single part. Which buggy is fast and durable like this car, the jumps at the truck a little bit dangerous and when you crash they are sorta big but I have became better and am not crashing that much, just sometimes Ill have a big one. I was thinking about the xb8 2014 but its quite expensive @ 600EUR and theres the mugen MBX7 @ 550EUR intech BR6 pro @ 380EUR , or any other cars you recommend , the intech is cheap compared to the others, is it still fast and durable?

Thankyou
Kyosho..

The mp9 has been very durable for me

Only broke a handful of front arms in three years.

Only upgrades i only used were khz rear chassis brace

Khz susp. Plates ,khz tear hubs and kyosho alum. C hubs.

Nothing ever broke just arms.

The buggy drives so smooth. Its point & shoot .
My buddy was faster with his losi but with kyosho he was much
More consistant,

It really is a pleasure to drive i drove cars at the track but only
Liked the feel of hot bodies cars.

D812 is a real good value for money
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Old 04-09-2014, 11:00 AM
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What about the RC8.2 and intech Br 6?
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Wouldn't get either of those. Rc8.2 is way long in the tooth, and the intech will have no support whatsoever so when you break stuff (which you will regardless), you will be SOL. Stick to Mugen,Xray,Kyosho, Losi etc. Personally haven't dealt with the d812 yet but it seems like a solid value
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If you are even considering a car like the Intech, you should look at the Agama.
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The most durable buggy is the buggy you can get parts for the easiest/cheapest.

According to Atsushi Hara, Kyosho and JQ are the fastest cars.
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ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.
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Originally Posted by Silo View Post
The most durable buggy is the buggy you can get parts for the easiest/cheapest.

According to Atsushi Hara, Kyosho and JQ are the fastest cars.
+ YouTube Video
ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.
He also says they are the hardest to drive fast. I will wager that 98 percent of the guys on here do not have his reflexes...
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Kyosho..

The mp9 has been very durable for me

Only broke a handful of front arms in three years.

Only upgrades i only used were khz rear chassis brace

Khz susp. Plates ,khz tear hubs and kyosho alum. C hubs.

Nothing ever broke just arms.

The buggy drives so smooth. Its point & shoot .
My buddy was faster with his losi but with kyosho he was much
More consistant,

It really is a pleasure to drive i drove cars at the track but only
Liked the feel of hot bodies cars.

D812 is a real good value for money
Not gonna get into a shouting match with you but a quick visit to the mp9 thread will reveal how plagued with problems they are...the post is durable/fast buggy...sorry but the mp9 possesses only one of these traits.
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