XRAY 808 1/8 Buggy 2011 Version

Feb 03, 2011 No Comments by

The 2011 version of the highly succesful 808 platform brings major changes and improvements to bring performance, reliability and enjoyment again to another higher leve. With a focus on attaining maximum reliability of the platform, the central drivetrain system has been updated. To push performance levels higher, the suspension geometry has been improved once again, and new aluminum suspension holders are now included as standard in the kit. With XRAY‘s legendary dedication to small details and long-term extensive testing and feedback from Team XRAY drivers around the world, the 2011-spec 808 has been improved in every way.

With the Car of the Year award, Viewers Choice award, and countless wins and victories at racetracks around the world, XRAY presents the new and improved 2011-spec 808.

2011 XRAY 808 New Specs:

  • New chassis to accomodate all new drivetrain parts
  • New and improved handling
  • New suspension geometry with multi-adjustable roll centers
  • New improved weight balance with more centrally-positioned rotary moment
  • New diff bulkheads to accomodate new drivetrain parts
  • New central drivetrain system
  • New central CVD drive shafts
  • New pinion gears
  • New diff ball-bearings
  • New better-sealing shock O–rings
  • New rear brace to accomodate new central drive shafts
  • New front and rear alu suspension holders with eccentric roll centers
  • New composite eccentric bushings
  • New more robust suspension pins
  • New high-downforce body
  • New graphite radio plate more securely placed between throttle servo and spur gear
  • New updated radio box

XRAY XB808 General Specs:

  • premium high-competition off-road buggy
  • efficient Zero Kingpin suspension
  • lightweight & strong composite steering blocks with molded-in steel bushings
  • well-proven 808 suspension parts and geometry
  • ultra-low CG, all parts centralized in chassis
  • optimized front/rear and left/right weight balance for perfect jumping
  • pure racing design, highest performance, ultra-durable parts
  • ultra-lightweight, high-tensile transmission parts hand-made from special world-renowned top-secret self-developed HUDY Spring Steel™
  • drivetrain includes 22 high-speed rubber-sealed bearings for maximum efficiency and speed
  • ultra-precision front/rear and center diffs with HUDY Spring Steel™ outdrives
  • pinions, spurs, crown gears and clutchbell manufactured by HUDY
  • optimized multiple upper/lower shock mounting locations for front and rear
  • steel brake disks for ultra-efficient, fade-free braking
  • high-grip brake pads
  • exclusive adjustable turnbuckles from HUDY Spring Steel™
  • small profile steering blocks with molded-in steel bushings and ultra-light caster blocks
  • high-tensile Swiss 7075 T6 hard-anodized chassis
  • ultra-strong inboard & outboard suspension pivot pins
  • front & rear anti-roll bars
  • centralized engine positioning
  • narrow servo saver and steering system
  • ultra-short graphite steering plate
  • front & rear flexible composite brace
  • gearboxes with Labyrinth Dust Covers™
  • clutchbell with oversized ball-bearings
  • premium-grade graphite shock towers: 4mm extra-thick front, 3.5mm thick rear
  • big-bore oversized shocks for excellent handling on bumpy tracks and big jumps
  • threaded big-bore hard-anodized shock bodies
  • protective rubber folding shock boots for big-bore shocks, front & rear
  • super-low profile foam air filter with redesigned rubber elbow
  • larger-capacity fuel tank with capacity-adjustment inserts
  • fuel line holders mounted directly on fuel tank
  • fuel tank pressure cap with 1-piece profiled seal for perfect fitment
  • reinforced composite ball joints
  • ultra-low XRAY racing body
  • XRAY Premium Shock Oils for perfect consistency
  • Winner’s pedigree – European Champion, countless National and Championship titles, Multiple Car-of-the-Year awards

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