Team Associated RC8 B3.1e Team 1/8 4WD Off-Road Electric Buggy Kit

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Team Associated has taken the same performance engineering and developed found in the RC8B3.1 nitro buggy and used that data to create the brushless-powered RC8B3.1e Team Kit!

Answering the demands of the fastest-growing 1/8 scale e-buggy racing class, the RC8B3.1e Team Kit was designed specifically for brushless power. Features include H.T.C. (High Torque Capacity) differentials with increased fluid capacity and a more consistent feel lap after lap, precision CVA drive shafts front and rear to keep suspension travel free through the entire stroke, and a unique, proprietary, hard-anodized 7075-T6 aluminum chassis ingeniously designed for optimum weight distribution and superior handling!

Cross-class chassis compatibility. Knowing that racers would be competing in both 1/8 nitro and electric at the same events, the RC8B3.1e was designed to handle and respond to changes just like the RC8B3.1. This similar handling characteristic gives the racer a huge advantage, as tuning changes can be applied to both buggies seamlessly.

All of these improvements lead to a car that is easier to drive, more consistent lap after lap, and suits a wider variety of tracks.

Designed to handle, built to win.
The RC8B3.1e Team Kit was designed to give the dedicated electric 1:8 racer the highest level of performance that will help take your racing program to the next level.

Features:

  • H.T.C. (High Torque Capacity) differentials offer increased fluid capacity and a more consistent feel lap after lap
  • 94mm CVA driveshafts increase traction and chassis support
  • Suspension arms have been updated to modern race specs
  • Anti-roll linkage curves have been altered to provide more chassis support throughout the suspension travel
  • All suspension arm pivots have been revised for more ground clearance, resulting in better jumping and landing while also improving durability
  • 16mm Big Bore 6061 aluminum shock bodies with bleeder style caps
  • Updated shock springs (20mm I.D.)
  • Highly efficient drivetrain utilizes straight-cut gears to provide great acceleration and increased run time
  • Hard-anodized 7075 aluminum chassis with keyed lower suspension plates
  • Enclosed receiver box
  • Full Factory Team rubber-sealed ball bearings
  • Easily accessible front and rear differentials
  • Pro-Line(R) "Predator" body included
  • Two-piece sliding motor mount for easy gear mesh adjustment and motor removal
  • RC8B3.1e shares 90% parts compatibility with the RC8B3.1 nitro buggy, offering the perfect solution for multi-class racers

Specifications:
Power Source: Electric
Terrain: Off-Road
Body Style: Buggy
Scale Size: 1:8 Scale
Assembly Level: Kit*
Length: 488mm (19.21in)
Width: varies
Wheelbase: 327.5mm (12.89in)
Weight: varies
Drive: 4WD

Needed To Complete:

  • 2 channel radio/transmitter -- FM/PCM/2.4GHz recommended
  • Transmitter batteries
  • 1:8 scale speed control, motor, and pinion (see motor manufacturer's gearing recommendations for correct pinion size)
  • High-torque steering servo
  • 4S LiPo battery and charger
  • 1:8 scale buggy wheels and tires
  • CA (Cyanoacrylate) glue
  • Polycarbonate-specific spray paint or polycarbonate-specific bottled paint and airbrush
  • Tools: Needle nose pliers, Hobby knife, Reamer/hole punch, Ride Height Gauge

Note: Complete model shown for illustrative purposes only and is not included. This is a kit only. See Needed To Complete for full list of required items.
 

This product was added to our catalog on May 23, 2017.