TLR 8IGHT 3.0 Kit

Jan 30, 2013 1 Comment by

The 8IGHT gets updated with improved suspension geometry, a gen 3 radio tray, improved body, wing, shock shafts, and more. Check out all the goodies in the press release below:

The tradition of winning and dedication to superior engineering continues with the next generation of RC racing’s innovative buggy. Building upon the heritage of the 8IGHT™ buggy, the 8IGHT 3.0 elevates perfection and is poised to dominate the track. Guided by some of racing’s top drivers worldwide, the 8IGHT 3.0 buggy was designed to be the superior choice in 1/8-scale off-road buggy racing and a true contender for the world stage.

Features:

  • Improved Suspension Geometry
  • Large-bore 16mm Shocks with Tapered Springs
  • Center Dog Bone Drive System
  • Includes Optional Lightweight Outdrives, 48T Spur Gear, Adjustable Hinge Pin Braces and Aluminum Rear Bearing Inserts
  • Gen 3 Radio Tray
  • Adjustable Aluminum Front and Rear Pivots With Inserts
  • Brake Caliper Springs
  • Improved Body and Wing
  • Optional Wickerbill (sold seperately)
  • Aluminum Bearing Insets
  • Multiple Sway Bars Included
  • 5mm Turnbuckles
  • Improved Titanium Carbo-Nitride Shock Shaft and Hinge Pin Coating
  • Metal Servo Insets
  • Improved Droop Screw System

Specifications:

Type: Buggy
Scale: 1/8
Length: 19.6 in (497mm)
Width: 12.1 in (308mm)
Height: 7.1 in (180mm)
Ground Clearance: 2.4 in (60mm)
Wheelbase: 12.7 in – 12.9 in (323-327mm)
Weight: Varies on equipment used
Chassis: 4mm, 7075 T-6 Aluminum, Hard Anodized
Suspension: Independent
Drivetrain: 4WD
Wheel Size: 3.3 in (83.5mm)
Kit/RTR: Kit
Shock Type: Aluminum Oil Filled
Body: 8IGHT 3.0, Unpainted
Fuel Tank Capacity: 125cc
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Is Assembly Required: Yes

Needed to Complete:

  • .21–Size Nitro Engine
  • 1/8-Scale Exhaust System
  • 2- to 3-Channel Radio System
  • Receiver Pack and Charger
  • Starter Box
  • Glow Igniter
  • Nitro Fuel
  • Fuel Bottle/Fuel Gun
  • Polycarbonate-Compatible Paint
  • Modeling Tools
  • 1/8-Scale Off-Road Buggy Tires and Inserts

TLR04000 – $699.99

Due Late April, 2013

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One Response to “TLR 8IGHT 3.0 Kit”

  1. Kenan lindskog says:

    I have the 2.0 and its awesome, now a 3.0, I’m beside myself and I want it.

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