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Serpent "Cobra MT-e" RTR 1/8 Off-Road Electric Monster Truck w/2.4GHz Radio

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The Serpent "Cobra MT-e" RTR 1/8 Off-Road Electric Monster Truck is a big wheel Monster Truck designed to conquer any terrain. With oversized tires, great looks and a realistic looking MT body, the truck offers performance and aesthetics needed to turn heads. The strong and durable DragonRC power system offers amazing torque and top speed. The MT-E suspension comes from Serpent's competition range of vehicles and is made to last and deliver superior handling in both on and off road use. The long big bore shocks and long durable suspensions arms eat any terrain with ease. DragonRC 2.4 GHz digital transmitter included to manage all the power!

Features:
  • Factory assembled racing chassis
  • Prepainted and precut Monster Truck body
  • Premounted oversized tires/wheels/inserts
  • Pre-set 4S to 6S capable waterproof 150A speedo ( DragonRC)
  • 1940kv brushless long body motor (DragonRC)
  • Digital 2.4ghz transmitter (DragonRC)
  • Metal gear servo 17kg ( DragonRC-Savox)
  • 3 oil filled gear differentials
  • Big bore shocks and machined aluminium shock towers
  • Spring steel transmission parts and turnbuckles, front and rear cvd driveshaft’s
  • Extra large battery-cases with easy hook and loop straps
  • Machined aluminium chassis plate
  • Fully balanced

Specifications:
Wheelbase:  14"
Track Width: 15.5"
Height: 10.25"
Length: 23"
Weight: ~13-14 lbs  unloaded
Tires: 6.5"

Needed to Complete:

  • (2) 2S -OR- 3S LiPo Batteries
  • LiPo Battery Charger
  • (4) AA Batteries for the transmitter 
  • Tools

This product was added to our catalog on December 12, 2018

Wednesday, Jun 5 2019 (6 months ago)
Serpent "Cobra MT-e" RTR 1/8 Off-Road Electric Monster Truck
Not a bad monster truck but could have been great. I'm coming into this having owned the serpent truggy that this is a modified version of. I LOVED the truggy, I never broke anything other than a battery strap on it. So my expectations for this were about the same. Well as you can tell from the score I was let down. The truck is a looker and they beefed up a lot of the aesthetics on the truck but did not upgrade the necessary components for all the added weight and stress introduced.
They put way bigger tires and huge hex extensions but didn't thicken the driveshafts or put bigger bearings. I've managed to break it every time in stock form. Ive bent both front cvds and busted the bearings albeit on some pretty big jumps but nothing the truggy took in stride. As it stands I have modified it to be more truggy style than monster truck. If they still sold the kit or the rtr truggy I'd recommend those over this as its easier to convert those with less hassle than to take stuff off of this. I took the hex extensions off giving it a more traditional wheel base and switched the tires to proline shockwaves to mitigate the weight gain and stress that's put on the drivetrain. So far it's handled the jumping much better and haven't broken a part since switching to this style. Also to note they downgraded the radio from the truggy. I would recommend this but know you'll be switching out stuff to make it more like the truggy than monster trucking the truggy.