Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 4.0 1/8 4WD Nitro Buggy (Basic Kit) - TLR04003

Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 4.0 1/8 4WD Nitro Buggy (Basic Kit) - TLR04003

Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 4.0 1/8 4WD Nitro Buggy (Basic Kit)

The story of the 8IGHT platform is the story of a champion – one that encompasses multiple ROAR national titles in addition to major wins on the international stage. The 8IGHT 4.0 buggy builds on this championship-winning heritage with updates to the suspension geometry and drivetrain layout that make it both easier to drive and tougher to beat.

Revised Suspension Geometry: New suspension geometry makes it easier for drivers of all experience levels to turn faster lap times with fewer mistakes, particularly during brutal, hour-long mains.

Optimised Drivetrain Layout: The engine has been repositioned to reduce front driveshaft angle so more power makes it to the front wheels.

Ball Bearing Actuators: The revised throttle actuator now uses bearings to further improve throttle and brake response. It also features a new brace that prevents flexing during heavy braking.

Large Bearing Spindles and Hubs: Front spindles and rear hubs have been revised to accept a larger 8 x 16 x 5 outer bearing for increased durability.

Revised Chassis Side Guards: The chassis side guards have been updated for a better fit. They also feature indentations for the Velcro body strips.

Large-Footprint Engine Mount: In addition to its new position, the engine mount has been designed with a larger footprint that substantially reduces chassis flex and fatigue underneath the engine when racing on high-grip tracks.

Adjustable Caster Blocks: The adjustable, 15-degree caster blocks make it possible to tune dog bone plunge by changing the height of the spindle.

New Bleeder Shock Caps and Seals: The new bleeder shock caps and internal seals allow for easier rebuilds while using an emulsion shock setup. New bushings that press into the shock cap further improve durability.

Driveshaft and Dog Bone Boots: Moulded rubber boots on the universals and centre drivetrain dog bones increase U- joint life by holding lubrication in and keeping dirt out.

Redesigned Shock Towers: The machined aluminium shock towers have new camber link and shock location holes that give racers more tuning options for changing track conditions.

Weight Ballast-Ready: The chassis has been designed to accommodate hard-mount ballast weights so it is easier to meet the ROAR minimum weight requirement.

Cab-Forward Body: The cab-forward body moves aerodynamic pressure further forward on the car, which improves steering.

Specifications:
Type - Buggy
Scale - 1/8
Length - 19.6 in (497mm)
Width - 12.1 in (308mm)
Height - 7.1 in (180mm)
Ground Clearance - 2.4 in (60mm)
Wheelbase - 12.7–12.9 in (323–327mm)
Weight - Varies on equipment used
Chassis - 4mm, 7075 T-6 Aluminium, Hard Anodised
Suspension - Independent
Drivetrain - 4WD
Tyre Type - Not included
Engine - .21–.31 size engine (not included)
Speed Control - Not included
Radio - Not included
Servos - Not included
Batteries - Not included
Charger - Not included
Gear Pitch - 1.0 Module
Wheel Size - 3.3 in (83.5mm)
Shock Type - Aluminium, Oil-Filled
Body - 8 3.0 Cab Forward, unpainted
Ball Bearings - Yes – Throughout
Fuel Tank Capacity - 4.2oz (125cc)

In the Box
Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 4.0 1/8 4WD Nitro Buggy (Basic Kit)

Required to Complete
.21 Size Nitro Engine
Tuned Exhaust System
2-Channel Radio System
Steering & Throttle Servos
Receiver Battery Pack and Charger
Starter Box
Glow Plug Igniter
Nitro Fuel & Fuel Bottle
Polycarbonate Spray Paint
1/8 Scale Off-Road Buggy Tyres and Inserts

Please Note: Complete vehicle shown in photos are for illustrative purposes only. This model is a kit requiring assembly and additional items. See Required to Complete list above for full list of items required to complete the model.

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    Brand: Team Losi Racing
  • Product Code: TLR04003
  • Availability: In Stock This item is in stock and available to buy now!
  • £429.00

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