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XRAY XB8 2018 Spec 1/8 Off-Road Nitro Buggy Kit

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This is the XRAY XB8 2018 Spec 1/8 Off-Road Nitro Buggy Kit. Based on the ultra-successful XB8 platform, XRAY proudly presents the 2018-spec XB8 which incorporates the latest improvements and refinements gathered by the team, race-proven in the highest competition races around the world.

XRAY has been a driving force in the 1/8 off-road car racing scene since the release of the first XB8. Continuous development and evolution of the XRAY product line has led to ever-increasing performance. The craftsmanship, durability, and performance of XRAY kits have become legendary. Be part of the family, live the heritage.


2018 Features:

  • Redesigned chassis with more space between front wheels and side guards, new positions for rear brace for improved chassis flex characteristics, and chamfered front edges for less dirt pick-up
  • Redesigned chassis design is now fully compatible between XB8 & XB8E platforms
  • Redesigned wing mount is 40% lighter with super-low CG. With considerably less weight behind the rear suspension this significantly improves handling characteristics. All-new construction allows more flex. Features new, optimized wing mounting positions
  • Redesigned rear brace between wing mount and rear chassis brace prevents rear gearbox breakage during impacts, as well as moving the transfer of energy to a different part of the chassis
  • Redesigned weight transfer from rear wing to the middle of the car reduces tension on the rear diff bulkhead
  • Redesigned rear body holder
  • Redesigned rear shock tower features two lines of shock absorber mounting positions and an updated design to allow fitment of the new wing mount and gearbox brace
  • Harder rear lower arms for increased side stability and improved durability in hot conditions
  • Redesigned stronger, reinforced steering ball joints for increased reliability
  • Redesigned composite graphite shims between steering ball and nut ensures free operation of pivot balls even in extremely dusty conditions
  • Redesigned improved diff O-rings for more precise differential sealing
  • Softer shock membranes for improved shock performance in bumpy conditions
  • Rear CVD drive shafts for increased rear traction
  • 2.6mm rear sway bar for increased traction
  • Redesigned stronger head screws for diff bulkheads for more reliability
  • High-speed body for improved handling on high-speed tracks and improved rotation in tight corners

Specifications:
Length:
500mm
Chassis length:
399.5mm
Wheelbase:
322~328mm
Width: 310mm
Weight:
1868g
Approximate running weight:
3205g

Needed to Complete:

  • 2-channel, 2-servo R/C System for cars
  • 21-class Engine & Tuned Pipe
  • Engine starting tools
  • Batteries for R/C system
  • Tires, Wheels, Inserts & CA Glue 
  • Fuel & Fuel Bottle
  • Polycarbonate Paint for Body
  • Tools for Assembly

NOTE: Completed vehicle shown for illustrative purposes only and is not included.

This product was added to our catalog on January 10, 2018

Claudio Soares
Average Rating: 5
Verified Owner
Saturday, Mar 24 2018 (12 months ago)
XRAY XB8 2018 Spec 1/8 Off-Road Nitro Buggy Kit
The best set I've ever bought, after some of the buggies, Kyosho and Mugen. The hudy metals are impressive. After a lot of time and a lot of research. I opted for XB8! One of my passion is to build the car, and create the best set and this time I got it!


XRAY Rear Upper Inner Camber Link Ball Joint (2). Must have best fit!!!!!!

For this range of parts is missing:
XRAY Graphite Center Differential Mounting Plate (XB808).
Pro-Line ElectroShot Pre-Mounted 1/8 Buggy Tires.
XRAY XB8 Chassis Side Guards Graphite Brace Set

There is five stars!!!!!!!!!!