Mugen Seiki News

Under the Hood: Ryan Maifield

Ryan Maifield, 30 – USA

  • Chassis: Mugen Seiki MBX8
  • Engine: REDS WR7 2.0
  • Tyres: JConcepts
  • Fuel: Flashpoint R/C
  • Radio & Servos: Sanwa M12S radio, MKS servos
  • Event: 2018 IFMAR Worlds, Australia
  • Notes: JConcepts front wing & Fin turnbuckles and 20g weight in the back.


T-Work’s MBX8 Eco bearing & collar set

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T-Work’s have introduced a set of 10 pieces of sealed bearings and bearing collars for the Mugen MBX8 Eco. The set consists high quality bearings that feature a rubber seal to protect against the dust and facilitate maintenance that will increase the overall bearing life. The set comes also with bearing collars to support more load thus improving bearing life span.

VRP introduce updated MBX8 carbon fibre rear shock tower

See: Vision Racing Products

VRP have introduced the updated carbon fibre rear shock tower for the Mugen MBX8. CNC machined from 4mm high quality carbon fibre, the part features the exact geometry of the original stock tower updated with additional higher wing mount holes. The tower has a perfect material distribution to provide superior durability and sports a machined “M” in the center to add a special touch of bling.

Mugen MBX8T & MBX8TE 1/8 Nitro & Electric Truggy kits

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Mugen Seiki have introduced the new MBX8T Nitro and MBX8TE Electric trucks kits. The MBX8T and MBX8T Eco include many high-end improvements in durability, acceleration, suspension, steering, and traction to create the ultimate 1/8th nitro and electric off-road truck kits.

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Under the Hood: Robert Batlle

Robert Batlle, Spain

  • Chassis: Mugen Seiki MBX8
  • Engine: Ninja JX21 B-04
  • Fuel: Corally Fuel
  • Tyres: Hot Race Tyres
  • Radio & Servos: Ko Propo & Highest D1000
  • Body & wing: Stock
  • Event: Buggy Summer Cup 2k18 by Hot Race, Italy


Sebastian Winterstein crowned Bavarian Champion

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This past weekend was held the Bavarian Championship at the BC Mitterkeith track. In Nitro Buggy Sebastian Winterstein (Mugen) took the win by a lap from Tim Kraus (SWORKz) in second and Guido Erler (HB Racing) in third.

Adam Drake doubles at Brazilian Nats

Source: Adam Drake (Facebook)

Last weekend was held the 2018 Brazilian National Championship at the BeEight race track in Cianorte, Brazil. Mugen Seiki Racing driver Adam Drake attended the event to support fellow racers with chassis set-up, engine tuning, and tyre selection. A.Drake claimed the Top Qualifer spot in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. The Drake won also both semi finals and both of finals from Mugen duo of Rodrigo Nakad in second while Eduardo Rossi came in third in both classes.

Mugen Seiki hauler bags

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Mugen Seiki have introduced three new hauler bags in different sizes. The first bag measures 580x360x545mm, and has three drawers. Its size is perfect for the MBX8 (without tyres) or any other 1/8 buggy. The medium size bag measures 580x360x370mm. It is the same as the first bag but with only two drawers. The third and last bag measures 510x320x440mm and has the particularity of having three drawers of different height: the top drawer is 100mm, the middle drawer is 130mm and the bottom drawer is 170mm high. The bottom drawer is perfect for the MTX6R or MRX6R (without body). All three hauler bags come in black with the Mugen 3-dot logo.

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