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8IGHT-X/E 2.0 Combo Race Kit:1/8 4WD Nit/El Buggy

[ TLR04012 ]

Available For: $749.99*
Retail Price: $859.99
*Available at participating retailers Due Late January, 2023

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The original 8IGHT-X ushered in a new era of TLR 1/8 scale buggies. The Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-X/E 2.0 Race Kit takes everything we’ve learned and applied it to this new platform to make this the fastest and easiest to drive TLR 1/8 buggy yet.

Features

Rear Adjustable Hubs

The rear hubs on the 8IGHT-X/E 2.0 have an updated pin location as well as are now height adjustable in more increments for fine-tuning and maximum rear grip.

Square Insert Pills and Narrower Rear Pivots

All pivot mounts have been updated to use square pills to offer more tunability. The rear pivots are now narrowed to improve the front to rear roll of the car and provide more rear grip in all situations and better-balanced front to rear.

7075 3mm Aluminum Chassis

The chassis is new to the 8IGHT-X/E 2.0 and is made from 7075 3mm thick aluminum and hard anodized for the best wear possible. The chassis is also milled out deeper to allow for more flex and the lightest 1/8 chassis to date.

Center Diff Setup

The center diff mount is a new molded composite piece offering more rigidity and the new integrated mount for the throttle servo is lighter. The E buggy side will be handled using an updated center diff setup from the 8XT.

Brake Setup

The brake cams have been updated and the brakes are now freer and provide better and more consistent braking force and feel.

Front and Rear Shock Tower

The rear shock tower works with the new rear gearbox and pivots. The front shock tower is shorter to decrease the front chassis roll as well as lower the CG. Both have been lightened, new camber link mounting positions, as well as shock mounting positions to provide the tunability and durability racers are looking for.

Cab-Forward Style Body

A cab-forward design helps with overall downforce, which improves steering and overall stability. The body comes precut for ease of mounting.

Better Diff Access

The front and rear diff case have been altered to allow easier access to the differentials without removing the bulkheads from the vehicle. The rear diff case has been updated to allow for the new C and D pivot blocks.

Front Spindles

The 8IGHT-X/E 2.0 spindles have been updated to use 3mm screws for the steering arm for increased reliability.

Front and Rear Universals

The 8IGHT-X/E 2.0 includes universals for the front and rear which are shorter and lighter which makes the car smoother in existing turns and aids in the flow in bumpy track conditions.

Aluminum Wheel Hexes

The wheel hexes in the 8IGHT-X/E 2.0 have been optimized for use with this updated platform. They are hard-anodized aluminum for durability and weight savings.

Radio Tray

The steering servo has been moved in and forward to provide a better balance to the car. For the E version, the updated steering servo mount has an integrated ESC mount to get the ESC forward in the car.

Steering Rack

The steering rack allows more Ackerman adjustments and an improved servo saver to eliminate bellcrank bind during high loads. Also, the rear mounting points moved in and back allowing the drag link to sway back for a more linear steering feel.

Wing Mount

8IGHT-X/E 2.0 uses the wing mount from the 8IGHT-X Truggy that offers different heights and positions for ultimate traction control.

Optimized Shocks

The 8IGHT-X shocks are optimized and lightened to decrease the center of gravity and lower the weight of the car and will include 3.5mm shock shafts. The shock pistons have been altered to allow more blow-by to aid in bump handling.

Insert/Truss Suspension Arms

Long front and rear arms provide great bump handling and stability. The arms are stronger using a truss-style base as well as upper stiffener plates to adjust flex for full tuning abilities.

Gear Differential

All three gear differentials now include V2 HD diff cases with composite pin holders, V2 O rings, lightened sun gears, and F/R high traction outdrives, providing more grip and a consistent feel throughout the entire.

Suspension Geometry

8IGHT-X/E 2.0 next-gen suspension geometry has further been updated making a car that is fast, nimble, and even easier to drive. This includes a myriad of updates including, a wider front pivot with less scrub radius, narrower rear pivot, and updated hub offset, longer suspension arms, and more suspension mounting locations.

Adjustable Caster Blocks

17.5 deg caster blocks are included that allow the height of the spindle to be adjusted up and down for high-speed stability.

Sway Bar System

The sway bar system has collars that eliminate side to side play to provide a more consistent suspension package.

Chassis Side Guards

The chassis side guards have been updated to allow for more room as well as moved back 3mm to provide for tire expansion. The E-Buggy side now has the battery tray molded into the side guard for a lower center of gravity and lighter weight.

Bleeder Shock Caps

Machined aluminum shock caps with threaded bleeder holes for easy and consistent bleeding of oil. Bladders and Emulsion seals are included for tuning to your track conditions and driving style.

Product Specifications

Scale:
1/8
Length:
18.9 in (479.8mm)
Width:
12.1 in (308mm)
Height:
6.69 in (169.9mm)
Ground Clearance:
1.1 in (27mm)
Wheelbase:
12.7" (323 mm)
Chassis:
3mm, 7075 T-6 Aluminum, Hard Anodized
Suspension:
Independent
Drivetrain:
4WD
Gear Pitch:
MOD1
Kit/RTR:
Kit
Shock Type:
Aluminum Oil Filled
Body:
8X/E 2.0 Unpainted
Ball Bearings:
Full Set
Fuel Tank Capacity:
125CC (4.2oz) - Nitro Only
Experience Level:
Advanced
Assembly Time:
3-5 Hours
Is Assembly Required:
Yes