XRAY XT8.2 1/8 4WD Nitro Truggy Kit

XRAY XT8.2 1/8 4WD Nitro Truggy Kit
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XRAY proudly presents the XT8.2 1/8 4WD Nitro Truggy Kit! With the extensive knowledge and experience of the R&D and racing team, the XT8.2 was completely redesigned to incorporate the latest technology and racing designs to allow the XT8.2 to win races at the highest-competition races.

Designed in virtual reality using the world's most sophisticated CAD tools, and manufactured using the world's best machining and molding machinery, the XT8.2 achieves a level of premium perfection in all details that is second to none.

NOTE: Clear body shown in photos is not included. Wheels, tires, motor, tuned pipe and all electronics shown in photos are for illustrative purposes only and are not included. See needed to complete list below for a full list of items required to complete the model. 

  • Chassis has a considerably longer design with weight moved to the front
  • Improved weight balance with the weight moved frontwards increases rotation of the truggy as well as cornering speed, better jumping, and offering more forgiving handling
  • Redesigned large capacity 150cc fuel tank with super-short design to allow placement towards the front
  • Side guards incorporate a larger bottom radius to make the truggy more stable on rough tracks, while also increasing the longitudinal flex
  • Improved suspension holders
  • Front & rear lower suspension arms feature a new reinforced design, making them more resilient in jumps and crashes
  • Rear lower outer pivot pins feature self-locking nuts for increased reliability
  • Included steel eccentric bushings & ball mounts for increased reliability
  • Steering system with molded graphite servo saver for more efficiency in dusty conditions
  • Aluminum steering plate gives more linear, more precise, and more aggressive steering due to narrower Ackermann design
  • Composite front upper top deck for added flex & increased steering
  • Steering pivot balls with backstops for increased reliability
  • Composite front chassis brace gives added front flex; rear double composite braces with a graphite chassis extension for flex adjustment
  • Reinforced, strengthened bulkheads
  • Large volume front, central, and rear differentials for improved long-run performance and reduced internal heat build-up
  • Redesigned diff parts: stronger 2.5mm diff pins, longer cross diff pins, improved  internal diff gears with re-profiled teeth for reduced friction and smooth operation, improved gaskets
  • Lightweight machined diff outdrives
  • 50T center diff gear for improved acceleration
  • Graphite center diff mounting plate, redesigned to fit the new 50T spur gear
  • Aluminum front & rear shock towers offer increased lifespan, and all-new shock & roll-center positions
  • Longer, larger-volume shock absorbers with increased down travel, updated shock bodies, shock shafts, shock springs, and pistons
  • Redesigned center front & rear CVD drive shafts
  • Redesigned front & rear universal drive shafts
  • +5mm offset wheel axles
  • Flat-spotted wheel hex hub connecting pins for increased reliability
  • Radio box made from softer, more flexible composite material
  • Aluminum engine mounts carried over from XB8 platform
  • Anti-roll bars carried over from XB8 platform
  • Redesigned, newly-sized turnbuckles
Length: 580mm 
Chassis length: 459mm 
Wheelbase: 380~388mm 
Width: 399mm 
Weight: 1902g 
Approximate running weight: 3810g

Needed to Complete: 
  • .21 or .28-Size Nitro Engine
  • 1/8-Scale Exhaust System
  • 2 to 3-Channel Radio System
  • High Torque Steering & Brake Servo's (2)
  • Receiver Pack and Charger
  • Starter Box
  • Glow Igniter
  • Nitro Fuel
  • Fuel Bottle/Fuel Gun
  • Polycarbonate-Compatible Paint
  • Modeling Tools
Tuesday, Jul 23 2019 (about a year ago)
XRAY XT8.2 1/8 4WD Nitro Truggy Kit
Someone Call Joseph a WAMBULANNC. So you did not buy it here? You decide to give it a bad revue on this site cuase you could not get a good nights sleep until you got this this crapy revue off your chest? Becuase why? You had to pull out your dremel? Stop belly aching and get to fabricating. XRAY is one of the very best products out there. I own 2 xray products and they are the best in my aresenal. I own a HB nitro truggy. Did I have to fabricate? Yes? Did I have to pull out my dremel? yes? Did I break shit? Yes. It is what it is. If you paid $500 for it. You would still Give it a shitty revue. On a site that you did not even buy it from SMH. Anyways this is 5 min I will never get back. XRAY is a great product. Is there room for improvement? Sure. There is always room for improvement for all manufactures.
Monday, Jul 22 2019 (about a year ago)
XRAY XT8.2 1/8 4WD Nitro Truggy Kit
Bought this kit from another vendor, however I need to make my experience known.

First off the price seven hundred and change plus tax. We’re talking about almost an eight hundred dollar truggy. Compared to other truggies you get less aluminum than other kits. You get no on off switch, no on off switch cover, in the USA we are lucky to get a body with the kit. You get old school glue on yourself brake pads. You have to get the Dremel tool out to fit the wires through the battery/servo box. The kit does come with shock oil, diff oil, and even air filter oil. The Manual included is nice.

The build. My first bag was missing a pin for the diff. For the price and alleged superior product this is disappointing. Bags later were missing screws. Other Xray guys have had similar missing parts.

Initial fit and finish was very nice.

Handling was very nimble and impressive for a big truggy on two separate practice days. Took the truggy for a three day race. When I pushed the truggy, landed sideways, got bounced around with other truggies and hit big jumps, actually subjected it to race conditions the front hub/ spindle and hub holders rarely survived a 5 minute run. The design of the spindle is too weak for a truggy, even the XB8 is breaking these spindles, which is why you pillow balls on the XB8. . The metal insert into the plastic is just too weak. The remedy is to buy the 200 aluminum front end, this is a must have, even In the hands of a seasoned vet. Look at any team Xray guys and they will have the aluminum front.

So 700 for the kit, then 200 for the front.

The decision is yours.