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Old 09-25-2019, 09:58 AM
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This looks a trick bit of kit for Gt8e
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Old 09-25-2019, 01:41 PM
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Well, that came out of the blue... but always nice to see a new kit.

interesting choice to adopt graphite chassis braces in lieu of the SRX-8GT’s aluminum braces on the front and rear, although I can see this setup likely giving better support. If the parts share is high between this and the GT8, I foresee a winner.

This being said, since the SRX-8 Buggy recently got the “Pro” treatment, I wonder if part of this kit will carry over into an SRX-8E Pro buggy as well?

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Good question TurnNBurn, I'vee been wondering about it as well. I think the topdecks would be quite a hindrance with a center diff, you'd need to turn too many screws to change oil. The battery holders might have a chance, though I've never seen side body mounts in 8th scale. The rx seems to be crammed between the esc and battery holder, that's not really possible with bigger receivers. The short description on the 2-speed site mention support for "allowing the use of all lipo configurations", so I think there's a brick layout as well.
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Ok so now we are talking about rally game! Impressive implementation of components! I still think it would work better with a longer wheelbase...
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Old 09-26-2019, 04:52 AM
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It's a very nice chassis!!

I'm waiting for it in a few days...

the new body is allready here!!







Based on the real one!!
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More pictures and full description added at 2-speed.de. "Just remember, race cars are built for performance, not luxury."
Saddle only, with a one-piece aluminum servo mount, everything else seems to carry over from the SRX8-GT and SRX8e.
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Ok so now we are talking about rally game! Impressive implementation of components! I still think it would work better with a longer wheelbase...
Hello,
the conversion kit (SWB => LWB) will be available soon (Serpent Ref #601086).

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romuald31 thats great news!
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The chassis has been officially announced and the product page is up on the Serpent website.
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Originally Posted by romuald31 View Post
Hello,
the conversion kit (SWB => LWB) will be available soon (Serpent Ref #601086).
Still too short for me lol
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Wrenching time!!!

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Let's go...


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Hello from France,
it's a great car!!
I could make only two packs (around 14mn) of testing and, I'm allready at less 5/10s of the track record (it's mine!!!).





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