XRAY T2’008

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XRAY T2’008


Forward-thinking R/C car development… that is a very good way to describe XRAY ever since it came into the R/C car scene in 2000.  With a long and distinguished history of racing achievements and ground-breaking, award-winning innovations, XRAY has… does… and will continue to offer the most advanced RC touring car on the market.


Based on the coveted and ultra-successful T2 and T2’007 platforms, the new XRAY T2’008 is a top-quality “no-compromise” engineering marvel that was designed for a sole purpose… to put you in the winners circle. 


“Revolution”  “Evolution”  “Optimization.”  Key terms that describe how the T2’008 was realized. XRAY’s R&D and the factory driving teams have spent a great deal of time analyzing, testing and creating, all in the effort to bring you the very best optimized platforms for your racing needs. From the optimized suspension… through the optimized drivetrain… to the optimized chassis and top decks… every small detail has been optimized for particular racing conditions. Many of the features that made the T2’007 so successful have been carried over to the T2’008 with numerous details changed to make it even better than its predecessors.


With the changing landscape of R/C touring car racing, the T2’008 has been optimized to outperform in all different racing conditions, whether it be on asphalt or carpet, using rubber or foam tires,  5- or 6-cell or LiPo battery packs running the highest-performance brushed or brushless power plants. Look no further than XRAY… there is a T2’008 version that is optimized for each combination… all inclusive… all that’s needed is the desire to win.


Pure design. Pure racing. Pure adrenaline.




Dipl. Eng. Juraj Hudy


Chief Engineer, XRAY


New T2’008 Features:


  • Based on the highly-successful T2 / T2’007 platform
  • T2’008 prototype put 10 cars in top 20, set TQ, and claimed Vice-Champion title at the 2007 European Championship and XRAY claimed the title of European Junior Champion
  • World’s first purpose-designed car(s) to meet specific ROAR, EFRA, FEMCA regulations:
    • US Foam-Spec 6-cell Edition (#30 00012) – ROAR Spec
    • EU Rubber-Spec 5-cell Edition (#30 0010) – EFRA Spec
    • EU Rubber-Spec 6-cell Edition (#30 0011) – ROAR, EFRA, FEMCA Spec
  • Less sensitive to changing track conditions, super-consistent performance during all runs
  • New centrally-positioned layshaft split bulkheads give improved balance due to better weight distribution of the centered motor position for faster left-right transitions
  • New ultra-lightweight bulkheads CNC-machined from premium Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum
  • New motor mount bulkhead positions the motor even lower creating ultra low center of gravity
  • New super-lightweight composite front Solid Axle with XRAY’s  smart Quick-change outdrive system for easier and faster out drive exchange (EU Edition only);
  • New Solid Axle (EU Edition only) with the direct placement of drive shafts in outdrives eliminates play between drive shaft and outdrives, improving steering precision and increases overall steering
  • New ultra-smooth composite adjustable ball-differential with XRAY Labyrinth Dust Covers™ (US Edition front + rear, EU Edition rear only); eliminates need for drive shaft blades = reduced servicing costs
  • Individual optimized drive train ratio’s for specific foam- and rubber-tire racing conditions:
    • US Edition: 34T front & rear diff pulleys / 20T center layshaft pulleys
    • EU Edition: 38T front & rear diff pulleys / 16T center layshaft pulleys
  • Specially-optimized drive shaft lengths for specific foam- and rubber-tire racing conditions:
    • US Edition: standard 50mm CVD drive shafts for use with foam tires (which are generally higher traction than rubber tires); optimum transfer of traction to the wheels
    • EU Edition: new longer 52mm front/rear CVD drive shafts positioned more towards centerline in diff/solid axle outdrives to generate more overall traction and make the car easier to drive on low-traction tracks
  • New position of rear diff for improved forward traction
  • New premium-quality, longer rear drive belt with Kevlar® reinforcement fibers
  • Drive shafts and pulleys are fully compatible and interchangeable between EU and US Editions
  • New narrow top decks (both EU and US Editions)
  • Servo saver positioned in absolute center of the chassis
  • New center aluminum top deck mount specially designed for rubber tires on carpet –decreases front suspension traction and eliminates front tires overheating, ensuring consistent handling during runs
  • New front bulkheads with extra reinforcement legs allow for additional chassis flex adjustment from the bottom of the chassis
  • New front and rear diff height adjusters allow independent adjustment of diff height
  • New longer front & rear suspension arms for improved traction and easier handling
  • New optimized shock mounting position for improving steering and traction
  • Both suspension arms feature incorporated anti-roll bar mounts, with  rear arms featuring two different anti-roll bar mounts for super-fine adjustment of anti-roll bar; EU Edition includes both front and rear 1.2mm anti-roll bars
  • New C-hubs with larger opening for easier & faster assembly/disassembly of the CVDs; prevents binding of CVD with C-hub in serious crashes
  • New C-hubs available in all standard caster angles (2°, 4° and 6°) and two different hardnesses (EU – medium, US – hard)
  • New rear uprights with integrated 0° toe-in to improve stability; available in two hardness (EU – medium, US – hard)
  • Steering blocks available in two hardness (EU – medium, US – hard)
  • New front suspension arms allow 2mm adjustment of front arm position
  • New front  & rear lower shock towers for lower CG and improved steering response
  • Rear shock tower features new extra position for Quick Roll-Center™ position, the new upper position allows the complete rear upper link to be positioned higher for improved cornering speeds in long sweepers on open tracks
  • New front shock tower specially machined for ultra-low weight without compromising strength
  • New shorter shock body and shock shaft for improved suspension lift
  • Front & rear shock towers feature new shock positions optimized for new shorter shock absorbers
  • New middle alu layshaft with centrally-positioned spur gear for improved balance
  • Overall reduction in car weight
  • EU Edition available in two different interchangeable chassis versions: 5-cell and 6-cell
  • Brushless system ready and optimized
  • LiPo 3200mAh ready and optimized (LiPo 4800mAh fits EU 2.5mm chassis only)


T2’008 EU Rubber-Spec Edition — Extra Features:

  • EU Rubber-Spec Editions are specially designed for rubber tire racing conditions; available in 5-cell (#30 0010) and 6-cell (#30 0011) chassis editions
  • 2.5mm chassis
  • Narrow top deck
  • New hard rubber-spec front and rear suspension arms – marked with “H”
  • New medium rubber-spec steering blocks, C-hubs, and rear uprights
  • New front XRAY Composite Solid Axle
  • New super-smooth adjustable composite rear ball-differential with XRAY Labyrinth Dust Covers™
  • New longer 52mm Hudy Spring Steel CVD drive shafts
  • 38T front and rear pulleys / 16T center layshaft pulleys
  • Front silver and rear gold racing springs
  • 84T 48P spur gear  – extra-hard material, wobble-free design
  • 1.2mm front and rear anti-roll bars
  • EFRA, ROAR, FEMCA spec for modified and stock racing


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Updated: December 16, 2010 — 8:17 PM
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