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2018 Xray RX8

2018 Xray RX8 1/8 On-Road Kit

What is the fastest road course class that you can race on-road? That would be the 1/8th scale 4wd nitro class. What is a good car for the class? One of the very best over the years has been the XRay RX8. For 2018 XRay has given the RX8 numerous revisions to lower lap times, as well as to increase [...]

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XRay 2017 RX8

2017 XRay RX8

Full details have been released on the 2017 model of XRay’s XB8 on-road race machine. The 17′ RX8 of course comes with numerous upgrades and changes to yield even more performance out on the track. Some of its highlights include- * All new chassis for better gear mesh adjustments * Chassis has machined openings for weights and stiffeners * Lowered 2 speed bulkheads * [...]

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RCX 2012 – Tekin has a new motor

We got the whole gang at the Tekin booth together for a tender family photo. And then we set about grilling them about anything new they’ve got coming. Well, they do have a new brushless motor, dubbed the Pro-2, which is ideally suited to 2wd vehicles. But you should also check out this RX8 ESC in a white case. We [...]

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Team XRAY Nuremberg news wrapup

The biggest new item from XRAY at the Toy Fair was their prototype 1/8 scale brushless truggy, the XT8E.  They were characteristically tight-lipped about specs, features, release timeframe, and cost at this early point, but it should be a cool new entry in a rather small segment.  Being XRAY, the XT8E is sure to be an all carbon fiber race-bred [...]

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Interesting look at R/C car design process

If you’ve ever been curious about the design and manufacturing process of r/c cars, XRAY’s latest column covers that exact topic. XRAY’s chief designer, Juraj Hudy, gives a behind the scenes look at the design process, prototyping, mold making and other aspects of the RX8, XRAY’s latest 1/8 scale nitro onroad racer. After several months spent behind the computer and [...]

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