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Old 04-29-2008, 11:27 AM
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A buddy of mine gave me a Novarossi .21(2001bf) which he got for his buggy. I was wondering if it could handle being in an MBX5T? I have an LRP .28 truggy spec3 in there right now and it uses too much gas...thanks for any help...
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.21 will give you more rpms...the .28 will give you torque

.21 will proboly be better on gas then that lrp
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Should pull it no problem. Sure, some engines out there might get advertised as "buggy" or "truggy" engines, but in the grand scheme of things a bigblock (.21 and up) is a bigblock. The more car-specific models are just designed to have a slightly different powerband, like a "truggy engine" might produce a little more torque to make up for having to throw the weight of those jumbo truck tires around.
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cool thanks, i guess I will put the rossi .21 in when I feel like breaking it in...
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unless I'm racing at a heavy-dirt or muddy track I always run a 21 in my truggy. the bigger motor just gives you more torque and pull off the line which isn't really a good thing on dirty or dusty surfaces. and get better gas milage to boot, many times making one full less gas stop during a long main.


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