Mugen Seiki News

Mugen MBX8T dogbone centre driveshafts

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Mugen Seiki have introduced two new dogbone centre driveshafts for the MBX8T and MBX8T Eco. The 88mm front dogbone driveshaft will improves the steering response while the 161.5mm rear dogbone driveshaft will increase the rear traction.

Mugen MBX8/8T electric switch holder

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Mugen Seiki have introduced a new electric switch holder for the MBX8 and MBX8T. The 3-D-printed battery connector holder is attached to the radio box with 2 screws included in the kit. Two models are available, one compatible with Fubata and Sanwa electric switches, and the other compatible with ProTek RC, and G-Force electric switches.

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BF Materials 1/8 battery connector holders

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BF Materials have introduced a new line of battery connector holders for HB Racing, Mugen Seiki, Agama and XRAY buggies. Made of tough Nylon plastic, they hold in place your battery connector and prevent it to disconnect during a race. Depending on the versions, they should be mounted onto radio tray with two self tapping screws included (HB, Mugen, Agama) or replacing the original middle cover XRAY). The XRAY version also has a specific version for different connectors (JST or servo). Both do not require screws or modifications to the radio tray, as they mounts straight to the original.

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Flashpoint R/C 2 in 1 starter box mounts

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Flash Point R/C have introduced new 2 in1 starter box mounts for the Mugen MBX8 and MBX8T. Made from high quality aluminium, the front mounts are locked mounts while the rear mounts allow some quick adjust by turning 180 degrees in order to easily fit a buggy and a truggy on the same starter box. The use of aluminium also offers greater stiffness, making it an great option even if you only use a MBX8 or a MBX8T.

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Buddy Christian wins at JBRL Nitro Series Rd5

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The fifth round of the JBRL Nitro Series was held at the Wild West R/C track in Winchester, California over the weekend. The event attracted almost 130 entries and in the in the Sportsman Buggy class it was Brian Kuskie (Mugen Seiki/Blok Engines) who set the TQ. In the 15-minute final, Buddy Christian (Mugen Seiki/Novarossi/Pro-Line Racing) brought home the win from Eric Lara (TLR) in 2nd and Dave Wentz (Kyosho/AKA) in 3rd.

Bezerk RC MBX8 carbon fibre shock towers

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Bezerk RC have introduced new front and rear carbon fibre shock towers for the Mugen Seiki MBX8. Made from glossy carbon fiber, the parts use the same geometry as the standard aluminium towers. The rear shock tower features extra wing mount holes to get the wing up higher for more rear downforce. The rear shock towers are available in 4.0mm and 5.0mm thick carbon fibre while the front shock tower is available only in 5.0mm thick.

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Schelle Duo carbon 1/10 & 1/8 wing buttons, 8EIGHT-X wing shim & RC8B3.1 rear swaybar

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Schelle Racing Innovations have introduced four new products in the form of Duo carbon wing buttons for 1/10 and 1/8 vehicles, a wing shim for TLR 8EIGHT-X and a 2.35mm rear swaybar for the Team Associated RC8B3.1. First up are the Duo carbon wing buttons for Team Associated B6.1, B74, B6 series, B64 and B64D and also for Mugen Seiki MBX8, MBX8T and Team Associated Nitro Buggy and Truggy. Designed to secure your rear wing in style, the part is precision CNC routed from 2.5mm high-quality carbon fibre and borrowing the signature hex profile from Schelle’s Asterisk wing button line. The light and easy to install Duo carbon wing button features a flush countersunk mounting positions for the wing screws and allows to be use as a jig to make and pre-drill your wing. Next up is a 10mm wing shim for the TLR 8EIGHT-X and Xe. It allows to raise the rear wing up higher 10mm into cleaner air for more rear grip and better jumping attitude. No modification required, just attach the wing with the longer 25mm screws included.

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Andrey Monakhov sweeps Cup of Cities 2019

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The Cup of Cities 2019 was held in Ukraine this past weekend. The Cup was held in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes and in E-buggy it was Andrey Monakhov (Mugen Seiki) who set the overall TQ and brought home the win from Chub Dmytro (Team Associated) in second and Sergiy Burjui (Kyosho) in third.