Mugen Seiki MBX7 ECO M-Spec 1/8 Electric Off-Road Competition Race Roller Buggy

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This is the Mugen MBX7E ECO M-Spec 1/8 Electric Off-Road Competition Race Roller Buggy. The Mugen design team started with the World Champion MBX7 Nitro buggy platform and created what could become the industry standard for 1/8 Electric Buggy racing. The M-Spec version is unique in that it is a pre-built 1/8 Electric Buggy with all the tricks and tweaks used by the Mugen Factory race team. The shocks, differentials, camber, caster and toe in settings are straight from Mugens stable of factory drivers and have been incorporated into a chassis that needs nothing more than your ESC/Motor, Radio, Battery and tires to be race ready!

The ECO is equipped with a battery tray that will allow you to use either two 2 cell LiPo batteries in a staggered mounting position for optimum weight distribution or a single 4 cell battery; the choice is yours! A re-designed motor mount has been beefed up, so you can run bigger, faster electric motors without losing gear mesh or without the flex that can cause motor and mount failures. The heavy duty sliding motor mount is anchored down with 4mm screws for extra strength. A re-designed ackerman plate has been used to provide adjustable steering response from smooth to aggressive, while a stylish cab forward body with raised sides on the rear portion delivers additional rear traction.

All the World Championship winning features from the MBX7 Nitro buggy are standard issue, from the rear suspension with adjustable anti-squat and toe in, to the shorter shocks on the front end; this is all part of the ECO platform.

MBX7 ECO M-Spec Features:

  • Heavy duty aluminum motor mount housing A (E2122A)
  • Heavy duty aluminum motor mount B (E2122B)
  • Small composite molder receiver and servo mount (E2313)
  • Multi-adjustable ackerman plate (E2312)
  • Stylish mid-cab X7 body (E1045)
  • Lightweight conical diff gears
  • Straight cut conical and ring gears
  • Specially designed front upper and lower suspension arms, front hub carriers, rear suspension arms and hub carriers
  • 15mm hard anodized threaded shocks with 3.5mm shock shafts and rubber shock boots
  • 3mm A7075 aluminum hard anodized chassis
  • 5mm A7075 aluminum front shock tower
  • 4mm A7075 aluminum rear shock tower
  • 5mm A7075 aluminum lower suspension mounts for optimized geometry
  • White high down force wing is adjustable forward and back

Specifications:
Width: 309mm
Wheelbase: 315-320mm adjustable
Gear Ratio: 11.98:1 

Needed to Complete:

  • 2-channel Radio System w/high-torque steering servo
  • 1/8 Scale Motor
  • 1/8 Scale Electronic Speed Control
  • Paint for Polycarbonate Body
  • (2) 2S LiPo Batteries and LiPo charger
  • (4) 1/8th Scale Buggy Tires and CA Glue

This product was added to our catalog on September 24, 2013.

Brad in Texas
Verified Owner
Bought this last week and am pretty happy with it, overall. The assembly is good for pre-built kits, you just need to loctite the normal stuff, adjust ride-heights, cambers and such, but no glaring mistakes or low-quality built junk. It looks to be the same quality of parts of my MBX7 nitro machine, which are great. It needs the normal setup work done for your track of course, but nothing glaring.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The MAJOR downfall to me, and the reason I didn't give it five stars is.............the included body is supposed to be for the nitro buggy, and doesn't fit worth a crap if you are running 4S batteries! For the price of this 'kit', you would think that they could AT LEAST include a body that will work like it's supposed to, rather than just throwing on something that looks good for the pics with no components in the chassis. Very lame!!! Not happy about that at all.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~If you buy this, and intend to use the stock body with 4s batts, be prepared to have to do some very time consuming body work to try and even be able to use it. :( Other than that, no real complaints from me.
randy schroeder
If you want a smooth, fast , easy to handle buggy this is the buggy for you. the only issue is that when you get the buggy you have to go and lock tight all the screws from metal 2 metal. The buggy will soak up the bumps 2nd to none and is my favorite buggy so far and I had them all. 3.0E, tekno, Jq, and the Mp9 tki2. Team Mugen #1

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