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Old 08-07-2003, 02:20 AM   #1
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Triox Xplosion touring car available soon



From http://www.triox.de/main.php :

Available in August!
TRIOX X-Plosion Touring Car!
All spare parts available!

Features TRIOX X-PLOSION :
* This car beat out a whole field of TC3 and other shaft drive cars in 2002 Japan National. The car with its highly efficient transmission was the car to beat in the highly contested 23T class. The smooth drive train provided loads of punch out of the corners and instantaneous acceleration. For modified racing, the X-Plosion transmission will provide not only fast acceleration, but also more run time as well due to its efficiency.
* The X-PLOSION backbone is a thick, precision cut graphite chassis. The chassis is narrow so it moves all the electronics (motor, batteries, speed controls, receiver and servo) as close to the center line as possible. This provides a good balance and weight distribution for the chassis.
* Due to the Low CG (Center of Gravity) design of the X-PLOSION, the shock towers are actually the highest points of the chassis (excluding the body mounts). So we decided to make these shock towers as strong as possible with 3mm thick graphite, and supported by light weight aluminum mounting blocks, thus providing a durable, flex free setup. The front and rear shock towers both contain numerous upper shock mounting position to maximize tuning ability of the X-PLOSION.
* These are the key features to the amazing efficiency of the X-PLOSION transmission. The machined aluminum front and rear bulkheads along with the graphite lower deck chassis provide the perfect alignment for the front and rear differential. Unlike other shaft drive cars with molded gear cases, the X-PLOSION provides a free spinning transmission right out of the box.
* The X-PLOSION uses a center drive shaft mount like no other car currently on the market. The center shaft is held by two front and rear mounts that drops the input gear over the bulkhead into the diffs. Not a single point on the shaft is mounted on the lower chassis deck. The center shaft of the X-PLOSION is made of a single piece solid graphite, which is more twist resistant under hard acceleration and providing a no energy loss power transfer to the input gears.
* The X-PLOSION bevel ring gear is another unique design. Unlike bevel ring gears in other cars, the X-Ps ring gears are twice as thick and concave the opposite direction. This provides a flex free gear that will hold true to its mesh to the input gear, and it is less likely to strip.
* The X-PLOSION diff starts with a pair of light weight Delrin Diff outdrives that are normally offered as a hop-up option for other touring cars. The car uses large diff balls that will provide consistent diff action and longer time between rebuild. The ball diff also features an aluminum adjustment T-bolt that will hold true to your diff adjustment and wont bend or break during tightening.
* The X-PLOSION uses a light weight anodized aluminum motor mount that grooved to reduce weight, and it is securely mounted on the lower deck through 4 mounting points.
* The X-P uses light weight machined aluminum spur gear adapter/rear input shaft and front input shaft. Aluminum input shafts will provide the precision to keep the center shaft running true and the transmission free and efficient. Another key feature of the X-P.
* The power is transferred to the ground through the X-PLOSION low friction universal driveshafts. These driveshafts are completely rebuildable with all individual parts (bone, joints, and axles) available separately.
* Strong adjustable turnbuckles are used throughout the X-P to make adjustments easily and quickly.
* The X-PLOSION shocks are one of the best currently available on the market. The shocks features threaded shock bodies for making precise pre-load. The aluminum bottom shock ends features rubber seals to keep the shock close tight, and the Teflon cartridge and silicone O-rings keeps the shock action smooth along with the included ultra smooth Ti-Nitride shock shafts. Finally, the shocks features cap screw bleed holes for easy bleeding of the shocks.
* The X-PLOSION comes standard with Aluminum hex hub adapters front and rear. Aluminum hex adapters prevents overtightening of the wheel nut which can bind up the outer bearing of the hub carrier.
* The X-PLOSION uses long span suspension arm for great handling and stability on the track. The X-P also features an option of running mid-span A-arms that are more suitable for short, twisty type tracks. Both span arms are made of top quality material and oversized for durability.
* Large, wide, high density Urethane bumper is included to protect the front end of the X-P.
* While most manufacture uses plastic shock mounting collars and pivot balls, which can crack under stress during racing, TRIOX X-PLOSION uses high strength light weight aluminum shock mounts.
* To protect the internal gears of the X-PLOSION transmission, a set of strong acrylic transmission covers are included. These covers will block out dirt and debris when running on dirty track conditions. The covers are also clear for easy external examination of the input and diff gears.
* Suspension Features: Ackerman, anti-squat, anti-dive, kick-up, camber, toe-in/out, shock positions, and roll centerPicture courtesy of Triox.


This car looks pretty good, had any one ever heard of it or used it?
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Old 08-07-2003, 02:23 AM   #2
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looks like a cuda to me
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i mean it is a cuda
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Old 08-07-2003, 02:32 AM   #4
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Is it? I have never had look at a good cuda picture
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even the battery brace says "alex" as in alex racing
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Old 08-07-2003, 02:42 AM   #6
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Yeah i saw that, and the diff cases and i thought of the Cuda, but i didn't know you could "rebadge" cars lol. I have seen it done to chargers, but never kits.
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looks cool but ya looks like a cuda to me, u should know jdm lol, u have enough of them
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Old 08-07-2003, 09:00 AM   #9
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What happens is a company that doesn't have the facilities or want to produce a product designs and then outsources the product to a Japanese company who then builds the kits for them. The Jap company has 1 full year that the product is only available to the designing company, after that whoever wants to buy a stock of them gets it to rebadge as their own..... they can sometimes change material composition, but redesigns are not allowed usually.......

That's what happened with
Kyosho V-one -------> Trinity Reflex
Kyosho MP buggies----> Too many to list...LOL

In Japan Tamiya is really the only major company that doesn't work this way..... Sorry for offending most of your loyalties, but that's the truth....
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ALex Racing sold the distrobution rights for the Barracuda R2 to Triox, Triox just asked them to make their kits with the cells on the other side and only in red and got permission to call it something else. The problem is Triox are trying to make too much money out of the kit, the cost of the kit to a shop in Europe is more than it cost me to import one from Speedtech. I think half the problem is Alex Racing don't want to open up another big market, they seem to strugle to make enough for Japan and America at the moment.
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Just so you guys know, that kit doesn't come loaded like shown, it doesn't include the aluminum shaft mounts, or battery strap from what we have been told. tc3 owns one, and seemed disapointed from what he recieved compared to the picture..
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Thumbs down Thats crazy!

Is their originality in anything anymore?
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Old 08-08-2003, 11:19 PM   #13
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Face it all shaft cars will look like a tc3 or TB EVO... all they can change is---

- electronics/batts from side to side (all will say their way works best to eliminate torque steer)

- open or seale diff housings
- Aluminum bulkheads around the diff housings
- Chassis materials


Otherwise everything wil be the same.. why do you think that so many companies are going shafts..... because it's easy.... The real interesting companies to watch are the ones who work with belts!!!
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Hi guys. Greetings from Malta.

I think I can tell you a bit about the Triox Xplosion.

Triox is a German company. They are Alex Racing distributors in Europe. I had written to Alex Racing asking for Malta distributorship but they were not interested, referring me to Triox instead.

One look at their prices and attitude at the time, and the answer was simple...........FORGET IT.

The Xplosion is indeed a Barracuda, in the spec that Triox have decided to sell it in Europe.

So if you really want a Cuda I suggest you get an original, either from Japan, or from Speedtech. And it will probably cost you a damn site less too.

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The only nice feature is it does have the reversed chassis, which would cost around $100 to get from Speedway PAL.
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