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Old 08-28-2008, 02:04 AM   #1
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1/8 8IGHT-E 4WD Buggy Race Roller

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Losi's 1/8-scale 8IGHT-E 4WD Buggy Race Roller combines the innovative design and technology of Losi's award-winning 8IGHT Competition Buggy Chassis with the fierce torque and speed of Losi’s 1/8-scale Xcelorin Brushless Systems.

The 8IGHT-E Race Roller is a competition buggy chassis that has been hand assembled and tuned to exact specifications. Each and every screw is installed to specific torque settings to maintain consistent construction. Additionally, every screw or bolt that secures metal-to-metal contact features thread lock to prevent backing out or loosening due to vibration. The differentials and shocks are pre-built and filled with 100% pure silicone fluid.

The 8IGHT-E Race Roller features Losi’s superior 1/8-scale Xcelorin Sensorless Brushless Power System. The fully programmable, high-output electronic speed control (ESC) can handle a 3-5-cell LiPo battery pack, and offers precise throttle and braking control. The 2100Kv brushless motor requires virtually no maintenance, while offering unmatched efficiency and speed designed for 1/8-scale racing. Additionally, the ESC offers tons of programming options, including adjustable throttle limits, selectable user profiles, and much more using the Quick Programming Card or personal pc programming software.

Once assembled, the 8IGHT-E Race Roller is given a complete inspection to ensure that it meets Team Losi Racing’s requirements for durability and performance. You can be sure that your 8IGHT-E Race Roller is ready for serious competition as soon as you open the box.

Features

Pre-installed Xcelorin 1/8-scale Brushless System with 2100Kv Sensorless motor w/5mm shaft
Secure, hard-mount Xcelorin ESC with rubber shock absorbers
4mm motor mounting screws
Large ESC heat sink with fan to keep damaging heat away
Molded LiPo battery tray with hook and loop straps that can accommodate a 3S to 5S LiPo
Newly designed body specially built for the 8IGHT-E for improved air cooling of the electronics
Adjustable aluminum motor mount with rear motor support
4mm thick machined and hard anodized aluminum chassis plate
Unique narrow chassis configuration for quicker handling and ground clearance
Oversized shocks with threaded hard anodized shock bodies
Sealed front and rear differential housings keep dirt out of the gears
Zero bump steer design with adjustable Ackerman
Captured hinge pins require no retaining clips
Machined premium aluminum 5mm thick alloy shock towers

Product Specifications

Type:Electric Competition Buggy Race Roller
Scale:1/8
Length:19.5 inches (495mm)
Width:12.13 inches (308mm)
Wheelbase:12.64-12.80 inches (321-325mm)
Chassis:4mm Hard-Anodized Aluminum
Suspension:H-Arm, Full Independent
Drive Train:Offset Drive with 3 Sealed Differentials
Motor or Engine:1/8 Xcelorin Sensorless Brushless Motor, 2100Kv
Speed Control:1/8 Xcelorin Sensorless ESC
Radio:2-Channel Radio System (sold separately)
Servos:High-Torque (sold separately)
Batteries:3-5-Cell LiPo Battery Pack (sold separately)
Charger:Sold separately
Wheel Size:17mm Hex
Kit/RTR:Race Roller
Shock Type:Oversized Hard-Anodized, Threaded Bodies / 4mm Shafts
Body:Clear, 0.040-inch thick, Electric Buggy Racer Body
Ball Bearings:Complete
Needed to Complete

3-5-Cell LiPo Battery
Compatible Battery Charger
2 Channel Radio System with High Torque Servos
Paint for Polycarbonate Body

Losi Recommends:
14.8V 5000mAh 4S 25C LiPo Hardcase Battery Pack (LOSB9864)
Intelligent LiPo Balance Charger, 1-5 Cells (LOSB9605)

Price: $879.99
Source: Losi.com

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Old 08-28-2008, 03:03 AM   #2
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If only Losi would use metric bolts . I'd be very interested.

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Nice to see a photo of that body painted. Will have to get one of those bodies. Losi will sell plenty of these
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Comes with all that gear for $30 more than a Kyosho MP9
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Anyone know who's producing the electronics for this buggy?

And did I hear right, that there is a limited production at first?
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Anyone know who's producing the electronics for this buggy?

And did I hear right, that there is a limited production at first?
I haven't heard yet who is making the ESC or motor
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Anyone know who's producing the electronics for this buggy?

And did I hear right, that there is a limited production at first?
Losi is. They have there new 1/8th scale line of Xcelorin stuff in it. MGM, Castle, NEU, there are plenty of big names on the market for it.
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Losi is. They have there new 1/8th scale line of Xcelorin stuff in it. MGM, Castle, NEU, there are plenty of big names on the market for it.
We know that but Losi wouldn't be making them
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We know that but Losi wouldn't be making them
Oh LOL, well I'm sure some poor foreign kid will get a half a penny for each one he puts togeather..
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The info on RedRC and here says 2100kv motor but the pictures and Losi's website show 1700kv. Can someone explain to an electic newbie the difference please?
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I want the T like this. So I assume you can buy these now? Theres no ETA so it looks like you can.
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This is GREAT. It's also a bargain when you separate the costs of all the electric parts it comes with. Daddy like.
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Honestly I loathe the thought of these running at our local track on electric days. These things will demolish the current 2wd, and 4wd cars in a crash. I've seen it happen already.
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the motor is only a 1700 kv its not that big of a motor
and the biggest one they have is a 2100 kv i think
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