Team Associated RC8Be Factory Team Kit

Apr 30, 2010 No Comments by

New from Team Associated:

The RC8Be Factory Team kit picks up where the RC8e left off by adding many performance and durability enhancing features that were pioneered by our Area 51 engineers and world-class team of pro drivers.

The new RC8Be features include Factory Team 16mm Big Bore threaded hard-anodized shocks, RC8B 5mm 7075 blue aluminum shock towers, 7075 blue aluminum suspension mounts, Factory Team 7075 blue aluminum one-piece top plate, and Pro-Line M3 Holeshot tires with molded inserts. Pre-assembled shocks, differentials, and turnbuckles help get you on the track fast. Factory Team shock and diff fluids are also included! All of these refinements are what make the Factory Team RC8Be—a potent buggy ready to take your racing to the next level that is pure Associated!

RC8Be Factory Team Kit Features:

  • Pre-assembled shocks, diffs, and turnbuckles with Factory Team shock and diff fluids included
  • Factory Team 16mm Big Bore threaded, hard-anodized shocks feature heavy-duty 4mm TiN-coated stainless steel shock shafts for maximum smoothness
  • Updated 5mm 7075 blue aluminum shock towers allow the driver to stand the shock angle up for a more aggressive suspension
  • Optimized front upper camber link bushings allow for easier tuning and maintenance
  • 7075 blue aluminum suspension mounts front and rear
  • Molded bushings allow for easy and quick adjustment of rear toe-in, rear anti-squat, and front kick-up
  • Optimized steering geometry for more consistency and reduced bump steer
  • Updated wing mount with additional clearance for 16mm shocks
  • Molded battery tray supports two R.O.A.R. approved 1:10 scale size 7.4v LiPo battery packs with room for foam pads
  • Molded composite front and rear chassis braces
  • Factory Team 83mm wheels, Pro-Line M3 Holeshots with molded
  • inserts included
  • Lightweight blue aluminum motor mount
  • Factory Team 7075 blue aluminum one-piece top plate
  • Lightweight 3mm hard-anodized chassis
  • 4.30:1 ratio gearboxes for maximum punch
  • Two-piece split-center diff mount allows quick and easy access to the
  • center diff
  • Caster blocks adjust 14°, 16°, or 18° with molded inserts
  • 3.5mm light CVA drivetrain with full ball bearings
  • Rear molded CVA boots to keep dirt and mud out of rear joints
  • Blue aluminum hexes and nylon locking wheel nuts
  • Tough steel-alloy shock stand-offs

RC8Be Factory Team Specifications:

Scale: 1:8
Power: Electric
Length: 470mm
Width: 305mm
Weight: 3570g*
Wheelbase: 323mm
Internal Gear Ratio: 4.30:1
Drive: 4WD

*Actual weight will vary depending on the ESC, motor, battery, servo, and receiver used in the finished kit.

RC8Be shown equipped with items NOT included in kit; LRP motor and fan, LRP ESC, Reedy battery, and XP servo. Body comes clear. Assembly and painting required. Tires require gluing.

#80904
RC8Be Factory Team Kit
MSRP: $699.99
Availability: June 2010

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