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Serpent Spyder SRX2 MHT Team Edition Buggy Kit

Serpent Spyder SRX2 MHT Team Edition Buggy Kit

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From Serpent:
Serpent introduces the Spyder SRX2 1/0 buggy in Team version.

The Spyder SRX2 MHT Team edition ( medium –high-traction) will perform best at medium to high traction tracks like carpet, astro and high grip clay.

KEY FEATURES of the SPYDER 2wd buggy team:

  • High performance race geometry
  • Narrow hard anodised aluminium 7075 T6 chassis with separate aluminium kick-up plate
  • Carbon fibre front and rear shocktowers
  • Laydown transmission / motor design with light 3 gear transmission
  • Durable and efficient suspension front and rear
  • Highly efficient steering Ackermann
  • Big bore 12mm shocks with dual system and hard anodisied bodies and caps
  • Smooth ball-differential ( gear-diff optional)
  • 3 pad slipper clutch
  • Composite battery holder
  • Low, cab forward MH body

As optionals Serpent also offers the 3-gear upright, 4-gear upright and 4-gear laydown transmissions, which are easy to assemble on the same alu chassis. To basically 4 transmission all fit on the same platform.


Hard coated and laser engraved 7075 T6 aluminum chassis plate with a layout allowing for a perfect weight balance, and optimal space for the electronics, battery and servo. The aluminium front kick-up plate is separate and angled for more clearance for racing and allow for better nose landings. ( the separate kick-up plate allows you to also mount the optional carbon chassisplate).

Shock Towers

Strong and ultra stiff carbon fibre front and rear shock towers. The shock towers have multiple shock angle positions allowing drivers to fine-tune for varying track conditions.

Shock Absorbers

Dual system 12mm hard coated big bore shocks with coated threaded bodies, a unique cap design, a superbly sealing o-ring and spacer package. The shocks can be used in bladder or emulsion setups wit the hardcoated shocktops supplied. The shock-set comes with a set of moulded pistons to choose from. A selection of 5 springs-sets is available to fine-tune the suspension settings. Shock collars with inner o-rings are used on the threaded bodies to set-ride height. The rear shocks can be mounted in front of the rear arms or at the back. Super versatile.

Front Upper Bulkhead

The front upper bulkhead is strong and supports the upper links and shock tower in the best possible way. The front section offers the option to mount a front wing and sway bar unit

Front Wishbones

The wishbones are made from a super strong composite material. The gullwing arms to optimize the CG and pivot on 3mm captured pins on the inside and out. The arms have 2 mounting positions for shock angle and are prepared to use an optional anti-roll bar if needed.

Front And Rear Track Rods

Spring steel front and rear trackrods are mounted to durable composite ball joints. The trackrods have L/R threading for easy adjustments.

Caster Blocks And Settings

Caster block inserts come as 0, 2.5 and 5 degree version all of which are included. The caster blocks are very compact and strong units made from a special composite material.

Steering Block And Rear Upright

The steering blocks fit 5x10x4 mm bearings. The rear hub uprights use a larger 5x14x4 outer bearing and 10x15x4 mm inner for ultimate lasting performance. The steering blocks and rear uprights utilize some of the best high strength materials on the market today.

Upright Settings

The rear uprights allow you to adjust, the toe in from -2 to + 2 degrees by use of various inserts also included in the kit.

Steering System And Ackermann

The steering system has a reverse swinging pivot system that optimizes the efficiency through all different types of corners. You have 3 Ackermann choices.

Wheel-Axles And Wheel Hex

The spring steel wheel-axles utilized 12mm hex adapter to follow current market standards. The front springs steel axle is fixed, while the rear wheel-hex is a clamping aluminum version.

Standard And Optional Layouts

It can be moved to front or back to play with weight balance. Pieces of hard foam are supplied to do so and secure the battery in position. The carbon fibre battery-top-brace has a secure quick release system with handy twist nuts and acts as a chassis stiffener too. The flex can be influences by using 2 small grubscrews. When using the upright transmission, the Shorty can also be mounted longtudinal.

Differential And Slipper Clutch

The limited slip ball differential is a super compact, effective and durable unit. Utilizing 1.8th inch diff balls for ultimate durability. The structure and assembly is common type in this class, but the high quality parts and well functioning will make it stand out.

The durable slipperclutch uses a 3-pad system with long lasting pads, hard anodised aluminium parts and springsteel shaft. The pre-load nut can be easily reached and set.

Differential, Height Adjusting, 3 Positions

The composite rear transmission case is light and durable. It securely holds the motor plate, differential as well as supports the rear wing mount and rear shock tower.

Motor Plate And Motor Guard

The motor plate is a machined aluminium; it is then anodized and machined for weight reduction.

The 3 gear laydown transmission is included, all 5 other transmission are optional.

Rear Transmission Case

The composite rear transmission case is light and durable. It securely holds the motor plate, differential as well as supports the rear wing mount and rear shock tower.

Rear Driveshaft System, Wheel-Axles

The spring steel drive shafts are thin and light, yet durable. The spring steel wheel-axles are 5mm, light and durable, guided by the 2 different size of bearings, inner 10x14x4 mm and outer 5x13x4 mm. The driveshaft pin is fully captured to prevent any failure. These bearings are for sure to stand up the rigors of any track condition.

Rear Suspension Arms

The long and durable rear suspension arms are very tough units to withstand the rigors of the track and the hard landings. Position and two mounting locations for the rear anti-roll bar if needed. The car has the option to put the shocks in front of the rear arm MHT, or in the rear LMT.

Body Shell And Rear Wing

The light and low cab-forward style body, made in top quality clear polycarbonate, has a nice flowing line, steep front windscreen for down force with indents in the section in front of the windscreen. The shark fin on the roof of the cabin offers not only style but stability. The smooth body lines enhance the cars appearance and do so in style.
The polycarbonate rear wing utilizes raised cuts in the sides to improve wheel clearance.

The kit comes complete with body and wheels, full color manual and exploded views, a blank and standard set-up sheet and Serpent decals.

Set-Up Possibilities

  • Wheelbase
  • Caster
  • Ackermann
  • Axle height Front
  • Front and rear camber
  • Front Toe-in and toe-out
  • Rear Inboard toe-in angle
  • Rear Outboard toe-in angle
  • Antisquat
  • Roll-centers
  • Ride height
  • Weight balance
  • Shocks for dampening and springs, shock angle
  • Gear ratios
  • Anti-roll bar thickness (option)
  • Electronics placement

Kit Includes

  • Racing chassis
  • Clear body and rear wing
  • Front and rear wheels with 12mm hex
  • Full color manual as PDF on USB stick and decals
  • Not included: tyres/inserts/electronics


Length: 385mm
Width: varies with set-up
Wheelbase: 281mm
Gear Ratio: 2.43:1
Weight: varies with electronics used

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