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Old 06-07-2017, 06:28 AM
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Details released. XRAY unveil XT8?17 1/8 Truck -NeoBuggy.net ? Offroad RC Car News
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Originally Posted by 0verkill View Post
No electric truggy? 👎
in the back pages of the manual they have a conversion kit listed with instructions.
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Old 06-07-2017, 12:19 PM
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nice new details on this XT8 2017

small changes actually because it all looks quite the same as the previous one ! i find it funny how they insist on each NEW details, but that's advertising and xray does a good job at it !

the new rear chassis braces look good too : the old round ones were lame !

IMO, the best changes are STRONGER ( i hope BIGGER ) diff pins !
i run a brushless converted old xt8 and i was fed up breaking them so i put MUGEN buggy diffs ( with mugen diff pinion ) in the xray diff box !! and it works nicely on 6s power !

i know that it is a racing kit and it is was not meant for 6s torque !

so anyway, i think it would be a great brushless truggy, if not the best !

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The pins are 2.5mm, which is standard size. The new large diff cases look nice in terms of fluid capacity.
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extremely poor that this kit does not come with a body!

cue the xray apologists, but no.. that is shit!
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Old 06-08-2017, 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by mourinho View Post
extremely poor that this kit does not come with a body!

cue the xray apologists, but no.. that is shit!
you're right ! this is plain stupid ! a body should be supplied......
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I think its goofy one is not supplied.

But i rarely use the kit bodies anyways. Heck i remember back when kits used to come with tires. When they quit guys complained even though they never used them. Now we are just happy if we get a set of wheels with it. Most onroad kits dont come with bodies either. So a race kit without a body isnt very shocking to me, Just out of the norm for off road.
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how much cost for electric conversion kit ?
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Originally Posted by taztal3 View Post
how much cost for electric conversion kit ?
Don't have pricing yet. It is listed in the manual as part #50905 XT8E CONVERSION SET
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Adding a body to a European built kit makes for a much bigger box and thus a whole lot more $$ for freight to US. I'd rather have lower kit prices and buy a domestic body. IMO
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To me it doesnt matter matter that Xray decided on no body for there truggy. Its been clear for years they focus more on the buggy than truggy. Last truggy released everyone complained about the body..... it was to old ..... outdated body style. There price tag is good for what they offer. I have built every kit out there and Xray has never let me down in durability and performance.
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Odd about no body included but it wouldnt be a deal breaker for me. Ive been keeping an eye on Tessman. This truggy looks amazing....now, which organ to sell for it lolol
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The body is coming. It will be a RC America exclusive with a special release.
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Does anyone know what body will work on this new Truggy and what the Wheel offset will be, I heard the old Truggy had an odd offset.
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Originally Posted by Frank L View Post
The body is coming. It will be a RC America exclusive with a special release.
Is this the body they picture in the press release or the old XT9 body, the part number listed is the same as the old XT9
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