Team Associated RC8B4.1e Team 1/8 4WD Off-Road Electric Buggy Kit

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High-Performance Off-Road Remote-Controlled E-Buggy Kit

Team Associated hits the scene with their updated RC8B4e: The RC8B4.1e 1/8 4WD Off-Road Electric Buggy Kit. This 4.1 chassis features Rear Weight Bias or Front Weight Bias settings with even more updates. The chassis design, shock towers, shocks, swaybar geometry, and more have been revised to give you a performance driven buggy ready to head to the finish line.

About the RC8B4.1e

Chassis Design

The main update to this chassis is the selectable front or rear weight bias setting. This innovative system allows you to run either configuration with the motor rearward for more traction, or shift the center diff and flip the center dogbones to run motor forward for more steering. These setups allow you to refine the chassis to your driving style and the track.

Suspension Geometry

To really improve upon the RC8 platform, the suspension has been overhauled with updated front and rear shock towers. These shock towers feature a lower center of gravity and are made from lightweight aluminum. Updated 3-hole rear suspension arms allow for softer shocks and shock springs while still supporting the buggy through fast turns. The updated suspension arms are combined with the updated rear swaybar setup to improve handling over both smooth and bumpy tracks.

Performance Drivetrain

The wide base rear hubs come in three fixed axle heights with 3mm carbon fiber hub towers to allow several suspension geometry options. Team Associated moved to 92mm universal joints, 44/13 bevel gears, and a 46T spur gear for the most grip and smoothest power delivery on un-groomed outdoor tracks. Beefy fluid-filled differentials are used front, center, and rear to accurately distribute power to each corner of the chassis. Every point of this chassis has been looked over to ensure that everyone from Entry Level Users to Seasoned RC Pros can get out and be successful racing E-Buggies.


  • Driver selected RWB or FWB chassis configurations
  • Low CG and lightweight aluminum front and rear shock towers
  • Shorter 16mm front/rear shocks to further lower the CG
  • Updates shock pistons front and rear to refine shock movement
  • Updated rear swaybar geometry to improve drivability over smooth or bumpy tracks
  • Updated mounts, braces, and suspension arms for increased durability
  • +1 aluminum steering block arms for sharper steering on low grip tracks
  • 92mm universal driveshafts with 17mm outdrives
  • 6-hole 1.4mm front and 1.5mm taper rear machined shock pistons included
  • 44/13 Ring and Pinion Bevel Gear Set


  • (1) Team Associated RC8B4.1e Buggy Kit
  • Manual

Needed to Complete

  • (1) 2-channel radio/transmitter
  • (1) 1:8 scale speed control
  • (1) 1:8 scale motor, and pinion (see motor manufacturer's gearing recommendations for correct pinion size)
  • (1) High-torque steering servo
  • (1) 4S LiPo battery or (2) 2S LiPo shorty "saddle pack" batteries
  • (1) Compatible charger
  • (4) 1:8 scale buggy tires & wheels
  • CA (Cyanoacrylate) glue
  • Polycarbonate-specific spray paint or polycarbonate-specific bottled paint and airbrush
  • Thread-locking compound
  • Tools
  • Silicone Shock & Diff Fluid
  • Transmitter batteries


Scale Size 1:8
Terrain Off-Road
Body Style Buggy
Drive 4WD
Length 19.13in (486mm)
Width 11.99in (304.5mm)
Wheelbase -
Weight Varies
Power Source Electric
Assembly Level Kit*

*NOTE: RC Kits are an unassembled Remote Control Model that require assembly, racer selected electronics, and other racer provided items. Photos of assembled kit are for illustrative purposes only. For a complete list of needed items to drive this kit please see the list above.

This product was added to our catalog on January 2, 2024

Kurt Wenger
Thursday, Mar 28 2024 (4 months ago)
Team Associated RC8B4.1e Team 1/8 4WD Off-Road Electric Buggy Kit
I love this car, the new chassis with the flipped diffs and RWB, it has so much grip and is easy to drive.