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Team Associated RC8.2e RTR Blue

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Low Price: $499.98
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The RC8.2e RTR comes loaded with the performance features you've come to expect fromTeam Associated

Key Features

  • Reedy brushless electronic speed control with T-plug Connector (3S-4S LiPo compatible)
  • Powerful Reedy 2000kV brushless motor
  • XP 2.4GHz radio system with high-torque metal-gear servo
  • Factory-finished RC8e buggy body, in either red or blue
  • Updated RC8.2 racing suspension geometry
  • Low center of gravity 3mm thick 7075 aluminum shock towers
  • Lightweight and durable drivetrain
  • Hard-anodized 7075 aluminum chassis with keyed lower suspension plates
  • Aluminum steering knuckles for improved durability
  • Enclosed receiver box
  • High-traction knobby tires


The RC8.2e has already been proven as a winner after TQ'ing and winning the 2011 Sidewinder Nitro Explosion in the capable hands of Ryan Cavalieri. With the RC8.2e RTR you can now have this high level of performance in a Ready-To-Run!

The RC8.2e RTR comes loaded with the performance features you've come to expect fromTeam Associated. Features like the powerful Reedy 2000kv brushless motor, Reedy brushless electronic speed control, and XP 2.4GHz radio system, just to name a few.

The RC8.2e RTR is the perfect way to get into the 1:8 scale Buggy class, and also has the benefit of having many Factory Team parts available for you to take your 1:8 scale dreams as far as you want!

This product was added to our catalog on February 25, 2019

Thomas Zapala
Average Rating: 5
Saturday, Mar 9 2019 (1 week ago)
Team Associated RC8.2e RTR Blue
One of the best rtr racing buggies that can bash too!
Devin Byrnes
Average Rating: 4
Monday, Mar 4 2019 (2 weeks ago)
Team Associated RC8.2e RTR Blue
The tires are rock hard and very edgy. Good for bashing, bad for racing.

No locktite is used. Remove all parts where the manual says to use locktite and re do it.

To fit the car in the box it was fully slammed and lowered with no shock spacers. Being used in this manner caused broken rear chassis braces on the first afternoon out on two cars.

For some strange reason, the wheel nuts are not serrated. The best upgrade you can get is a 5$ set of serrated wheel nuts. I lost wheels even with lock tite.

The servo saver is fully screwed down, on a weak servo. Loosen it to the max if you want your servo to last more than 2 weeks.

After a few months of ownership, esc issues will emerge. This is likely a worn out Deans t connector from too much current. Run something beefier to solve this intermittent power loss issue.

The stock shock oil of 5/5/5 was way too loose on my local dirt track.

The motor is slow if compared to other same in class rtr cars, but has great torque. Bad if you have a long straight at your track. If you aren’t running on grass, etc., you can safely add a tooth or 2 bigger pinion.

Motor and diff changes are really slow as it is an older motor mount design. The spacers underneath the c hubs often fall out, lock tight them tightly, possibly with a mix of red and blue locktite. Esc on my older model was like 80amp, under powered for the class. Been running this for many years now, surprised it is back for sale. I definitely got my money’s worth.