Mugen Seiki News

Mugen MBX8 ‘Expert Build’ nitro buggy roller

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Coming soon from Mugen Seiki is the MBX8 Expert Build nitro buggy roller. The ‘Expert Build’ as the Kyosho ‘Spec A’ is built by experienced staff and checked in every detail. You just need to put engine and radio to be ready.

T-Work’s MBX8 quick change engine mount set

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T-Work’s have introduced a new quick change engine mount set for the Mugen MBX8 and MBX7R. Machined from high-quality 7075-T6 aluminium, it comes hard-annodized and laser-etched with T-Work’s logo. The quick change engine mount allows to reinstall the engine without adjusting gear mesh and work on your engine without all of the hassle associated with removing and repositioning your engine. The quick change engine mount is available as set and comes with shims, washers and golden screws. The top blocks and base mount are available separately.

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T-Work’s introduce updated carbon fibre rear shock tower for MBX8

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T-Work’s have introduced a new carbon fibre rear shock tower for the Mugen MBX8 and MBX8 Eco that now comes with new additional mounting positions for the rear wing in order to up the height of the wing to provide more stability and grip. The shock tower is made from 4mm thick carbon fibre.

Mugen MBX8 aluminium rear shock tower

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Mugen Seiki have introduced a new battery aluminium rear shock tower for the MBX8 and MBX8 ECO. This optional part offers a new raised wing mount position to increase stability and rear traction. The camber link locations and shock mounting locations are the same as the original MBX8 shock tower.

Mugen MBX8 battery connector holder

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Mugen Seiki have introduced the new battery connector holder for the MBX8. The 3D-printed part was developed for the users who use the battery and receiver extension wires instead of the switch. The battery connector holder allows to fix firmly the connectors and prevent from a contact failure of the connectors due to vibration while vehicle is moving. The battery connector holder is fixed with two screws on the receiver box.

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Maifield & Bornhorst win at AMS 9.0

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The ninth annual ‘AMS’ Alabama Manufacturers Cup was held at the huge indoor track RC TrackMasters in Cullman, Alabama. In the Pro Nitro Buggy class it was Ryan Maifield (Mugen) who set the TQ from Team Associated duo of Spencer Rivkin and Ryan Cavalieri. After 30-minutes main final Maifield took the win from Cavalieri in second and Jared Tebo (Kyosho) in third. In the Pro Nitro Truggy class it was Joe Bornhorst (Tekno) who took the win in front of  Tebo and Ryan Lutz (Tekno) in second and third respectively.

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AVID introduces new MBX8 options

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Made for the Mugen MBX8 is a range of new option parts from AVID. First up is the carbon arm inserts set. Made from high-quality carbon fibre, the set include all the front (0.8, 1.0, 1.2mm) and rear (0.8, 1.0, 1.2mm) inserts. The carbon arm inserts offer great tuning feature by reducing the flex and twist in the arm, making the car more responsive on that end. Also available as individual pairs.

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T-Work’s MBX8 carbon fibre side chassis stiffeners

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T-Work’s have introduced new carbon fibre side chassis stiffeners for the Mugen MBX8. They are made from high-quality carbon fibre and can be mounted on both side of the buggy to provide less flex which is particularly effective on high-traction tracks. The side chassis stiffeners come in set of two including four golden screws to fix them.

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