XRAY RX8 2017 Spec 1/8 On Road Competition Racing Car Kit

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The XRAY RX8 2017 Spec 1/8 On Road Competition Racing Car Kit is XRAY's latest development in pursuit of 1/8 on road perfection. The RX8 2017 Spec incorporates the latest improvements and refinements gathered by the team, race-proven in the highest competition races around the world. For drivers that demand the best, and have the will to win, the RX8 is the answer.

NOTE: Painted body, wheels, tires, engine, pipe and 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.

2017 Spec Features:

  • Redesigned chassis features re-positioned holes for engine mounts to allow better gear mesh adjustment; front & rear machined openings for graphite stiffeners and additional weights
  • Redesigned redesigned and lowered aluminum 2-speed bulkheads decrease the CG of the rotation parts, as well as allowing quicker and easier adjustment of gear mesh
  • Redesigned fuel tank & mounting system allows height adjustment of the fuel tank depending on the receiver battery size. If larger LiPo or LiFe batteries are used, the included shims and bushings allows vertical re-positioning of the fuel tank
  • Redesigned aluminum front lower suspension mounts allow mounting of composite bushings into the holders to increase the lifespan of suspension pins
  • Redesigned front upper arms made from softer material give improved forward traction and steering
  • Redesigned front steel extensions for shocks on lower suspension arms give improved durability
  • Redesigned front shock tower has been improved for better durability
  • Redesigned smaller flywheel improves engine bottom power performance and acceleration
  • Redesigned improved brake material for smoother, more consistent and better brake feel
  • Redesigned softer brake springs for higher-precision braking and improved brake feel
  • Redesigned steel shim for 2-speed shaft gives improved durability and more consistent operation of the aluminum drive flange with 1-way bearing
  • Redesigned graphite composite 2-speed gears give improved durability

Needed to Complete:

  • Radio system (transmitter and receiver)
  • Personal transponder
  • Steering & throttle servos
  • Engine
  • Manifold & exhaust
  • Starter box & starter box battery pack
  • Receiver battery pack
  • Glowplug igniter
  • Battery charger
  • 1/8-scale bodyshell & Lexan paint,
  • wheels & tires
  • Model R/C car fuel (nitromethane)
  • Tape
  • Air filter & oil
  • CA glue
  • Bearing oil
  • Medium-grade (blue) threadlock
  • Tools

This product was added to our catalog on April 21, 2017