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Old 03-06-2020, 06:28 AM
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pietjvanvuuren
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I have just started 1/8 scale nitro buggy racing with a used Mugen MBX7R I bought. Overall the car is a very good condition but I am struggling to drive it consistently. The steering is very loose, it pulls to a side sometime, not always. I have ask a couple of drivers to have a look and visually they do not see any issues.

I am left with a decision, should I strip it down and rebuilt it and replace parts found worn out and start with a stock setup or should I rather spend the money and buy an updated kit?

If a new kit would be the better option, my second question is, which buggy to get? TLR, Mugen and HB are favorites at my local club but Xray is an option as well as parts are easily found. Tekno is also available from an online supplier in our country.

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Old 03-07-2020, 03:29 PM
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Loose steering can be just about anything... I would definitely do a complete rebuild and inspect/replace worn parts... check for a bent turnbuckle that might be shifting on you, etc..

TEKNO is the top dog in our area followed by XRay based on what I see as the most popular brands, good luck!

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