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

Manufacturer: XRAY
SKU: XRA350013
$857.99 (CAD)
$799.99 (CAD)

  

 

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

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