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Team Losi Racing 1/8 8IGHT-XE Elite 4WD Electric Buggy Race Kit TLR04011

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Features

  • Wide Chassis Layout
  • Updated Radio Tray
  • Updated Rear CVAs
  • Updated Chassis Side Guards
  • Bleeder Shock Caps
  • Redesigned “Black” Shock Towers
  • Optimized Shocks
  • Cab Forward Style Body
  • Improved Sway Bar System
  • Easy Diff Access
  • Larger Pinion Bearing
  • Redesigned Steering Rack
  • Aluminum Motor Mount
  • Adjustable Suspension Arms
  • Aluminum Front Brace
  • Lightweight Battery Mount
  • Improved Suspension Geometry
  • Carbon Center Diff Brace
  • Equalized Driveline
  • Adjustable 17.5 Degree Castor Blocks

Overview

Features

  • Pro Level Race Ready
  • 7075 - 3mm Aluminum Chassis
  • Updated Rear CVAs
  • Front Universals included
  • Aluminum Front Brace for Smoother Steering
  • +1 Hexes for Stability in High Speed Turns
  • Two Wings and Wing Riser
  • Steering Rack Updated
  • Bleeder Shock Caps
  • Improved Suspension Arms
  • Shock Towers with Updated Camber Link Holes
  • Better Diff Access
  • Optimized Shocks
  • Cab Forward Style Body
  • Equalized driveline
  • Improved Suspension Geometry
  • Larger Pinion Bearing
  • Adjustable Caster Blocks
  • Sway Bar System
  • Chassis Side Guards
  • Rear Mud Guards
  • Lightweight Battery Mounting System

Overview

The all-new Team Losi Racing® 8IGHT-XE ELITE buggy builds on the championship-winning heritage of its predecessors with updates to the suspension geometry and drivetrain as well as the chassis layout that make it both easier to drive and tougher to beat. Plus, it includes the option parts our award-winning race team uses to win races around the world. It's ready for high-level competition right out of the box. The 8IGHT-XE ELITE has a combination of features second-to-none including carbon center diff brace, 3.5mm shock shafts, aluminum front brace, front universals, 10mm wing riser, wider hexes, new pistons, carbon fiber arm inserts, poly-carbonate wing, updated rear CVA axles, and so much more. In a class all by itself, the 8IGHT-XE ELITE buggy is designed for the elite racer and podium-ready.

Pro Level Race Ready
Pro Level Race Ready

The 8IGHT-XE ELITE now includes the option parts our elite level race team utilizes to win races around the world, thus making for a vehicle that is high level competition ready right out of the box. Included option parts are carbon center diff brace, 3.5mm shock shafts, aluminum front brace, front universals, 10mm wing riser, wider hexes, new pistons, carbon fiber arm inserts, poly-carbonate wing, and updated rear CVA axle.

 

7075 3mm Aluminum Chassis
7075 3mm Aluminum Chassis

A new ELITE chassis that moves weight forward and decreases wheelbase is included to give the car more overall grip. Chassis width has been increased from the 4.0 to X to aid in stability and give the buggy a more neutral feel.

 

Updated rear CVAs
Updated rear CVAs

The 8IGHT XE ELITE will include rear CVAs with an updated axle and shaft providing more overall rear grip to the car and better tracking through the bumpy conditions.

 

Front Universals included
Front Universals included

The 8IGHT XE ELITE will includes updated universals for the front which makes the car smoother existing turns and aids in the flow in bumpy track conditions.

 

Aluminum Front Brace
Aluminum Front Brace

The 8IGHT XE ELITE includes an updated aluminum front brace that provides smoother steering response.

 

+1 Hexes
+1 Hexes

Updated +1mm width hexes are included for the rear of the 8IGHT XE ELITE to add stability in high speed turns.

 

Two Wings and Wing Riser
Two Wings and Wing Riser

The 8IGHT XE ELITE includes updates to both the IFMAR wing as well as our polycarbonate wing. We also include a 10mm wing riser for added rear grip.

 

New Aluminum Motor Mount
New Aluminum Motor Mount

Lightweight and durable motor mount that aids in heat dissipation and is easy to adjust for quick gearing changes. The motor is now mounted to the chassis rather than hanging off the center diff for added durability.

 

Steering Rack
Steering Rack

The steering rack allows more ackerman adjustments and an improved servo saver to eliminate bellcrank bind during high loads.

 

Bleeder Shock Caps
Bleeder Shock Caps

Updated machined aluminum shock caps with threaded bleeder holes for easy and consistent bleeding of oil. New bladders are also included for better bump handling.

 

Suspension Arms
Suspension Arms

Webbing added between inner mounting tabs to ensure hinge pin fitment. Mold updated to increase strength. Suspension arms have been designed to accept stiffener plates that will allow racers to tune the flex of the suspension. The Elite kit will include both molded plates and carbon plates.

 

Shock Towers
Shock Towers

The 8IGHT XE ELITE now includes black anodized machined 7075-T6 aluminum shock towers with updated camber link holes previously included with the 8XE.

 

Better Diff Access
Better Diff Access

The front and rear diff case have been altered to allow easier access to the differentials without removing the bulkheads from the vehicle. The front diff case has been updated to allow better fitment of the front arms while the rear case has been updated to increase the strength of the area holding the shock tower.

 

Optimized Shocks
Optimized Shocks

The 8IGHT XE ELITE shocks are optimized and lightened to decrease the center of gravity and lower the weight of the car as well as offer the use of both 3.5mm and 4.0mm shock shafts.

 

Cab Forward Style Body
Cab Forward Style Body

A cab forward design helps with overall down force, which improves steering and overall stability. Cut lines have been updated for ease of installation and changing of settings.

 

Equalized Driveline
Equalized Driveline

The center drive shaft angles have been modified so they are equal front to rear allowing for a more 4WD feel to the vehicle.

 

Improved Suspension Geometry
Improved Suspension Geometry

The 8IGHT XE ELITE suspension geometry has been completely revamped making a car that is fast, nimble, and easy to drive. This includes a myriad of updates including longer front and rear arms, wider front pivot with less scrub radius, narrower rear pivot, and updated hub offset.

 

Larger Pinion Bearing
Larger Pinion Bearing

The pinion bearing size inside the front and rear gear boxes has been increased for added durability.

 

Adjustable Caster Blocks
Adjustable Caster Blocks

17.5 degree caster blocks are included that allow the height of the spindle to be adjusted up and down for more or less high-speed stability.

 

Sway Bar System
Sway Bar System

Sway bar system that has collars that eliminate side to side play to provide a more consistent suspension package.

 

Chassis Side Guards
Chassis Side Guards

The chassis side guards have an improved fit onto the chassis.

 

Rear Mud Guards
Rear Mud Guards

The 8IGHT XE ELITE comes standard with rear axle mud guards. These guards not only protect your rear axles and bearings from damage during rough and wet conditions, they also keep your axles running smooth and precise in all conditions.

 

 
Lightweight Battery Mounting System
Lightweight Battery Mounting System

The 8IGHT XE ELITE features a newly designed battery mounting system that not only saves weight, but it also makes battery installation and removal quick and easy.

 

Specifications

Approximate Assembly Time
3-5 hours
Ball Bearings
Yes
Battery
Sold Separately
Body
8XE Unpainted
Brakes
Integral with ESC (ESC sold separately)
Charger
Sold Separately
Chassis
0.12" (3mm) 7075 aluminum
Completion Level
Kit
Differential
Sealed viscous filled gear type
Drive Type
Forward/Brake/Reverse
Drivetrain
4WD
Gear Pitch
MOD1
Ground Clearance
2.4" (60mm)
Internal Gear Ratio
3.23:1
Max Battery Dimensions
5.4 x 1.8 x 1.5 in (138 x 47 x 40mm)
Pinion
15T
Power Type
Electric
Product Height
7.1" (180 mm)
Product Length
19.6" (498 mm)
Product Width
12.1" (307 mm)
Radio
Sold Separately
Receiver
Sold Separately
Scale
1/8
Servos
Sold Separately
Shock Type
Aluminum body, oil-filled
Speed Control
Sold Separately
Spur Gear
46T
Suspension
Independent
Track
12.1 in (307mm) front and rear
Vehicle Type
Buggy
Water-Resistant
Yes
Wheelbase
12.8 - 13 in (326 - 329mm)

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