Xray XB8 - 2018 Specs - 1/8 Luxury Nitro Off-Road Car XR350013

Xray XB8 - 2018 Specs - 1/8 Luxury Nitro Off-Road Car XR350013
Brand: Xray
Part Number: XR350013
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All-new 2018

 

  • All-new chassis with more space between front wheels and side guards, new positions for rear brace for improved chassis flex characteristics and chamfered front edges for less dirt pick-up
  • All-new chassis design is now fully compatible between XB8 & XB8E platforms
  • All-new 40% lighter wing mount with super low CG and with considerably less weight behind the rear suspension significantly improves handling characteristics of the car and featuring all-new construction allows more flex as well features new more optimized wing mounting positions
  • All-new rear brace between wing mount and rear chassis brace prevents rear gearbox breakage during impacts as well moves the transfer of energy to different part of the chassis
  • All-new weight transfer from wing to the middle of the car with reduced tension on the rear diff bulkhead
  • All-new rear body holder
  • All-new rear shock tower features two lines of shock absorber mounting positions and the updated design allows to fit new wing mount and gearbox brace
  • All-new harder rear lower arms for increased side stability and improved durability in hot conditions
  • All-new stronger & reinforced steering ball joints for increased reliability
  • All-new composite graphite shims between steering ball and nut ensures free operation of pivot balls even in extreme dusty conditions
  • All-new improved diff O-rings for more precise differential sealing
  • All-new softer shock membranes for improved shock performance in bumpy conditions
  • Rear CVD drive shafts for increased rear traction
  • New 2.6mm rear sway bar for increased traction
  • All-new exhaust mounting wire with improved fit
  • All-new stronger head screws for diff bulkheads for more reliable
  • High-speed body for improved handling on high-speed tracks & with increased rotation in tight corners


Chassis

CNC-machined chassis made from 3mm high-quality Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum
Strategic machining for ultra-light weight and uncompromised strength & rigidity
XRAY Multi-Flex Technology™
Chassis design fully compatible between XB8 & XB8E platforms
Engine parallel with chassis centerline, center diff positioning for straight-line central drive shafts
Countersunk screw holes on chassis bottom for smooth underside
Chamfered front edges on the chassis for less dirt pick-up
Pre-drilled holes for additional balancing weights
Pre-drilled centerline holes for use with HUDY Chassis Balancing Tool
1-piece electronics assembly is compact and easy to remove
Side guards for better stability and improved traction
Chassis braces for increased flex, better traction, and elimination of vibration from suspension
Rear brace between wing mount and rear chassis brace prevents rear gearbox breakage during impacts as well moves the transfer of energy to different part of the chassis
Large, easy-access, molded radio box
Super strong diff bulkheads
Strong head screws for diff bulkheads for better reliability
Composite upper deck with optimized flex which results in increased traction and improved steering characteristics.
Connecting link between throttle servo and radio box, for elimination of vibrations to chassis and more precise throttle & brake control.
Premium Swiss 7075 T6 shock towers.
Rear shock tower features two lines of shock absorber mounting positions


Engine & Clutch

High-grade, CNC-machined extended aluminum engine mounts for higher reinforcement of the chassis in the longitudinal direction, minimize chassis bending after jumps
High-torque clutch for smooth and continuous power transfer at high RPM
Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum flywheel has a small diameter, increased weight for smoother and more balanced engine operation
Hard Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum clutch shoes allow for smoother engagement
Extra-tough Hudy Spring Steel™ flywheel nut
Smooth-flowing, efficient 2-part air filter
Extra-strong fuel tank made from special composite mixture features an integrated floating stone filter and internal baffles to ensure constant fuel supply
Fuel tank mounting with rubber grommets to absorb vibration


Brakes

Well-proven, high-performance braking system for strong, precise and dependable braking performance.
Laser-cut, precision flat-ground steel brake disk is hand-ground for true, wobble-free rotation
Special high-grip brake pads installed on laser-cut brake plates
Rigid, high-precision machined brake cam posts


Drivetrain

Conventional shaft-driven 4WD off-road drivetrain
Large volume front & rear gear differential with adjustable oil viscosity featuring 46T crown gears and 14T pinion gears
Large volume central differential with adjustable oil viscosity featuring large 46T spur gear with standard 13T engine clutchbell
Front universal drive shafts offer less resistance in front at maximum steering angle.
Rear CVD drive shafts for maximum rear traction
Front & rear central CVD drive shafts
All drive shafts manufactured from HUDY Spring Steel™
Central large & strong outdrives feature protective rubber boots, thick 3mm pins, and a protective locking ring
Ultra-lightweight 17mm wheel hex drive hubs CNC-machined from Swiss 7075 T6 black-coated aluminum
Full set of 24 high-speed, greased, blue-sealed ball-bearings ensure maximum efficiency


Differentials

Large volume high precision front, central, and rear gear differentials Rubber-sealed composite differential housings with reinforced internal diff gears with more teeth and improved tooth profiles
Differential internal gears made from pressed steel, heat treated, and machined for ultra?high precision and smooth operation
Super-lightweight diff outdrives machined from HUDY Spring Steel™
Easy access to center differential
Center diff housing is sized to accommodate optional spur gears
Differential main gears manufactured from HUDY Gear Steel


Suspension

Longer rear arms make the car easier to drive in most track conditions
Harder rear lower arms increase side stability and improves durability in hot conditions
Pivot ball suspension concept to prevent binding in dusty conditions, while ensuring stable ride height in all traction conditions
Ultra-robust pivot ball suspension with integrated suspension geometry adjustment; different kingpin plates being the only optionally-available tuning parts
Integrated Suspension Settings™ (I.S.S.) for quick & easy suspension geometry setting
Suspension arms with optimal length, thickness, flexibility, geometry of suspension points, and material characteristics.
Suspension arms are the result of extensive design knowledge and exhaustive testing
Exclusive composite mixtures developed in-house by XRAY offer the perfect balance between reliability and performance, rigid enough to provide a responsive feel yet soft enough to survive extra-long main events and impact
Extra-strong & robust front upper arms accommodate pivot ball suspension.
Front upper pivot balls are combined with steel threaded part for maximum strength; aluminum ball is machined from premium Swiss 7075 T6 and additionally hardcoated for extended lifespan
2-pivot ball, super-lightweight composite steering blocks
Trailing-axle steering blocks offer a significant handling improvement in all track conditions, making the car easier to drive and giving increased forward traction
Turnbuckles made from special blend of HUDY Spring Steel™ specifically formulated for turnbuckles
Front & rear anti-roll bars manufactured from spring steel material
Rear 2.6mm sway bar increases rear traction of the car


Steering

Servo saver moulded from graphite material which is more resistant and efficient in dusty conditions
Redesigned steering pivot balls to eliminate wheel lock
Dual-arm steering system with adjustable Ackermann
Stronger & reinforced steering ball joints for increased reliability
Composite graphite shims between steering ball and nut ensure free operation of pivot balls even in extreme dusty conditions
Integrated, easily adjustable servo saver
Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum steering plate
Quick & easy Ackermann and bump steer adjustment
HUDY Spring Steel™ turnbuckles


Shocks

Big-bore, long-stroke shocks for ultimate reliability and performance
Shock bodies are externally hardcoated
Shock body external threading for quick & easy spring preload adjustment
Longer rear shock body for improved efficiency in rough, bumpy conditions
Robust 3.5mm super-smooth polished shock shafts
Longer shock shafts & shock collar for increased downtravel
Ultra-fine shock protective rubbers for superior sealing against dirt
Ultra-precise big-bore 6-, 8- and 10-hole shock pistons made from Delrin™ material for smooth operation and durability
Specially-formulated rubber shock membrane ensures equal damping
Shock membranes from softer material for improved shock performance in bumpy conditions
Lower shock assembly features multiple high-quality silicone O-rings for smooth, free, leak-free operation
Front & rear shock springs feature a mix of progressive & linear rates; the springs are slightly progressive, but under larger compression they change characteristics to become more linear to give excellent feeling & feedback in all different track conditions.
Specially-designed shock springs have been specifically designed to complement the big-bore shocks
Shock springs are manually measured, selected and matched into pairs to guarantee precisely equal length and damping characteristics
HUDY Premium Silicone Oils are manufactured in Europe by a specialized premium silicone oil manufacturer. Each batch of premium oil is laboratory tested and calibrated to ensure the highest possible consistency and quality batch-to-batch. Based on the industry-standard cSt rating, the oils will be easy to identify, adjust, and feel.


Body & Wing

High-speed body for improved handling on high-speed tracks & with increased rotation in tight corners
High-quality Lexan™ body perfectly fits the car and works in most track conditions
Composite side guards protect the car, muffler, and fuel tank from side hits. The side guards perfectly fit the chassis and seal against dirt. Ribs on the left side guard protect the fuel tank from muffler heat.
Stylish, effective, and strong rear wing is made from strong special composite mixture, designed to survive severe abusive and extreme crashes while keeping its shape
40% lighter wing mount with super low CG and with considerably less weight behind the rear suspension significantly improves handling characteristics of the car and featuringconstruction that allows more flex as well features more optimized wing mounting positions


Assembly & Support

Premium 3D full-color Instruction Manual & supplementary sheet
Exclusive Virtual Online Setup Sheet database with thousands of setup sheets for race tracks around the world
Premium, unmatched XRAY online support


Adjustment Possibilities:

The XB8 features fully-adjustable front and rear suspension geometry. For quick & easy adjustment, we recommend using set-up tools and accessories from HUDY, the world leader of RC tools.

The extensive and impressive range of adjustment possibilities includes:

  • Caster
  • Camber
  • Toe
  • Kick-up
  • Anti-dive
  • Anti-squat
  • Ride height
  • Downstops
  • Track-width
  • Lower roll center
  • Upper roll center
  • Roll center positions
  • Bump steer
  • Wheelbase
  • Ackermann
  • Adjustable shocks
  • Adjustable front and rear diffs
  • Adjustable XRAY Multi-Flex™


All specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Pre-production prototype is shown, final specifications may slightly vary. In some pictures optional parts may be shown. All option parts are not included and must be purchased separately. The color of some aluminum parts may vary from kit to kit and some of the kits may not include all the orange or black parts as shown. Some of the spare parts or option parts may not be available at the moment in the orange or black color as shown. Some of the pictures show colored stickers on wing and radio tray, these are not included in the kit and are used in photos only for promotional purposes. The racing body included in the box is clear and unpainted.

Dimensions

  • Length: 500mm
  • Chassis length: 399.5mm
  • Wheelbase: 322~328mm
  • Width: 310mm
  • Weight: 1868g
  • Approximate running weight: 3205g

Chassis

  • Chassis: 3 mm CNC-machined Swiss 7075 T6 hardcoated aluminum
  • Radio tray: Composite 1-piece
  • Central diff upper deck: Composite
  • Braces: Composite braces (front / rear)

Suspension

  • Suspension: Pivot ball fully adjustable suspension
  • Rear suspension: Lower H-arm with adjustable upper camber link
  • Front suspension: Lower H-arm with adjustable upper camber link A-arm
  • Rear upright: Composite with dual arm mounting and 2 lower roll center positions and upper aluminum plate with 3 upper roll center positions
  • Shocks: Big-bore shocks with various shock pistons featuring Delrin pistons
  • Shock towers: Front & rear 4.0mm alu

Drivetrain

  • Type: Full-time shaft-drive 4WD with center differential
  • Primary: Steel spur gear / clutchbell
  • Drive shafts: HUDY Spring Steel™ universal drive shafts in front & CVD in rear
  • Central shafts: HUDY Spring Steel™ CVD drive shafts
  • Differentials: Sealed, 6 gear, silicone-filled
  • Clutch: Aluminum 3-shoe
  • Bearings: Rubber-sealed

Gearing

  • Pinion: 14T front / rear
  • Crown gear: 46T front / rear
  • Clutchbell: 13T
  • Spur gear: 46T

Body, Tires, Wheels & Misc

  • Body: XRAY XB8 High Speed ’16 body
  • Tires: Not included
  • Wheels: Not included, standard 17mm hub
  • Fuel tank: 123cc capacity with capacity-adjustment segments, with hypertonic tank lid and internal stone-type floating filter

Adjustment Possibilities

Standard Adjustment:

  • Camber
  • Caster
  • Toe-in
  • Wheelbase
  • Kick-up
  • Anti-squat
  • Lower & upper roll centers
  • Kingpin
  • Ackermann
  • Bump steer
  • Multi-Flex
  • Weight balance

 

Items Not Included

  • Engine
  • Exhaust system
  • Electronics (Radio, Receiver, Servos, Batteries)
  • Wheels
  • Tires
  • Tools
  • Wheel tool
  • Receiver battery
Manufacturer: Xray
Part Number: XR350013
Vehicle: Buggy
Skill Level: Skill Level 4   What's This?
Scale: 1:8
Assembly Type: Un-Assembled (Kit)
Surface Type: Off-Road
Drive: 4WD
Engine Size: No Engine