DuraTrax RT-X Monster Racing Truck with .27 power

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DURATRAX RT-X 27 1/8 SCALE NITRO RACING TRUCK 4WD RTR

 

A lean, mean, nitro machine!

 

Just in time for racing season the RT-X 27 promises to deliver plenty of excitement.  The big-block 4.4 cc G27CS SuperTigre® engine delivers a massive 2.5 hp with two easy ways to start it.  The Posi-Shift™ transmission with adjustable shift point, offers a steel spur gear and features forward only drive for lighter weight race level performance.  Included Kwik-Pit™ Super Start™ gives quick and easy shaft starting or this vehicle can be bump-started using most starter boxes.  The 3-channel pistol grip radio gives drivers a comfortable transmitter with lots of features, plus a standard servo and a high-torque SX200BB ball bearing steering servo with metal gears.  The RT-X 27 is totally equipped for hard-charging racing action!  An instructional DVD and 1-year Stress-Tech™ guarantee complete the package.

 

Check out these features:

  • Enclosed radio box protects the factory-installed receiver and radio battery.
  • Dual composite brake disks give reliable, responsive stopping power.
  • 3-shoe racing clutch features a dedicated spring for each shoe to ensure fast, positive engagement.
  • Light weight transmission featuring a forward only shaft for lower rotating mass.  This translates into a faster more responsive drive train.
  • Adjustable slipper clutch offers superior traction control and helps protect the driveline components.
  • Steel clutch bell & spur gear provide durable steel construction for long-lasting performance.
  • Fuel line clamp shuts down the engine instantly, without touching the flywheel or hot exhaust.
  • Strong bulkheads and steering bellcranks.
  • Constant velocity driveshafts reduce friction and backlash for more power at any angle.
  • High-speed steering kit offers a tight turning radius to cut inside the competition.
  • Fully adjustable suspension gives drivers extensive shock, roll center and camber link adjustments to improve handling and resist rollovers.
  • Durable metal and engineering plastic parts throughout for a truck that’s as rugged as it is race-worthy.
  • 165 cc fuel tank is low-riding and race-legal.
  • Truggy style wheels with 17 mm hubs are compatible with other 1/8 scale racing truck wheels and tires while the truggy tires are mounted and glued with factory installed foam inserts.
  • Eight installed, pre-filled Rapid-Tune™ aluminum oil shocks with adjustable spring tension and 63 shock mounting combinations.
  • Rigid 7075 T6 aluminum side plates secure and protect on-board components while the aluminum roll bar protects the chassis and doubles as a carrying grip.
  • Adjustable body mounts and an aluminum tuned dual-chamber racing pipe are also featured.

 

Specifications:

• Length: 22.4 in (568 mm) • Width: 17 in (412 mm) • Height w/body: 10.5 in (267 mm) • Wheelbase: 14.375 in (365 mm) • F/R Track: 13.5 in (343 mm) • Weight: 10.8 lb (4.91 kg) • Requires: 12 “AA” alkaline batteries, glow starter, glow fuel (O’Donnell 20% Racing Fuel recommended), 6-cell NiCd or NiMH battery, charger

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