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XT8E

Xray continues to update its models and this time it’s the turn of the 2019 XT8E 1/8th Scale electric truggy kit. Based on the XT8 platform, this new electric kit incorporates the latest improvements and refinements of the XT8. The chassis uses a all-new front suspension geometry featuring new C-hubs and steering blocks along and features front and rear CVD drive shafts, zero king pin steering block with exchangeable steering plates for Ackermann adjustment and a rear shock tower redesigned to fit the new wing mount and gearbox brace.

Also the we will find a new 40% lighter wing mount for super-low CG with new mounting locations, softer ribbed shock membranes and 2.6mm front anti-roll bar improved corner speed. The chassis design is fully compatible between XT8 & XT8E platforms.

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ROAR NATIONALS 2019

Thanks to our colleagues at LIVE RC we can watch the live streaming of the 2019 ROAR 1/8 Nitro Off Road Nationals from US. Despite a round 4 DQ, Ryan Maifield is the overall TQ in truck and Phend is the overall TQ in buggy.

Maifield took the TQ in round 3 and round 4 of Pro Truggy, but was disqualified from round 4 for being over 150cc’s with his fuel tank. Despite that Maifield would take the overall TQ after winning a tie breaker with Spencer Rivkin. Tanner Stees will start 3rd with Ty Tessmann starting 4th and Ryan Cavalieri rounding out the top 5.

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4-shoe clutch

Xray announced a new 4-shoe clutch set for XB8 buggy and XT8 truggy. Complete set of 4-shoe clutch system includes flywheel, lightweight medium aluminum clutch shoes, gold (soft) clutch springs and assembly screws.

The 4-shoe clutch design allows for super-easy clutch setting from soft to hard setting, each suitable for different track conditions and racing style. The clutch features smaller, lighter internal parts, and the design allows for more balanced clutch bell engagement compared to the traditional 3-shoe design.

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MP10 Truggy

Yuichi Kanai has released few teaser images of the new Inferno MP10 Nitro Tuggy. The model is currently in prototype stages and some new parts as the front and rear arms, and shock towers are blurred-out in the pictures. Surely the project will use many parts of the MP10 Buggy and have a new weight distribution and suspension geometry. Below, other images of the prototype from different view angles.

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xray 4wd truggy

XRAY‘s founder and head designer Juraj Hudy has shared a teaser photo about a brand new project that is in the pipeline. It appears to be a small scale 4WD truggy body in the early development stages. in his Facebook post Juraj wrote: “Working on something all-new – new project, new product, new class.”

What do you think this new model could be?

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 PR Racing: SB401R-T 1/10 Electric 4WD Stadium truck / Truggy

After teasing us few days ago PR Racing have finally revealed the 401R-T! The designers have taken all the main features of the 401R buggy and applied them to create the brand new truggy! On top of that we have made further changes specifically for this vehicle to be the most capable, adjustable, durable competition ST 4×4/ Truggy on the market out of the box: from the aggressive “Low Center of gravity” truggy body, to the “Type R” style shocks and towers.

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