XRAY XB8 - 2017 SPECS

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SKUXR350012

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All-new 2017

  • Large volume front, central, and rear differentials for improved long run performance and reduced internal heat build up
  • Stronger 2.5mm diff pins in all differential outdrives
  • Longer front, central and rear internal cross diff pins
  • Improved internal diff gears with re-profiled teeth for reduced friction and smooth operation
  • All-new lightweight machined diff outdrives
  • All-new profile 46T lightweight Hudy Steel central diff gear
  • All-new larger rubber-sealed center differential housing
  • New differential gaskets
  • Front trailing steering blocks give increased forward traction and better handling
  • Improved geometry steering block Ackermann plates
  • New graphite material servo saver for increased reliability and smooth operation
  • Composite front upper top deck for added flex & increased steering
  • Improved alu steering posts to accommodate new front upper plate
  • Redesigned steering pivot balls to eliminate wheel locking
  • Redesigned brake cam
  • Narrow profile front suspension arms move the front wheels forward for improved take-off and landing on jumps
  • Longer rear suspension arms for better handling, stability and increased traction
  • Short alu rear suspension holders for new geometry
  • Improved weight distribution and balance for increased traction
  • All-new chassis flex adjustments using optional graphite stiffeners on the chassis guards
  • Hard alu clutch shoes for smoother engagement 

 

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™
  • Engine parallel with chassis centerline, center diff positioning for straight-line central drive shafts
  • Countersunk screw holes on chassis bottom for smooth underside
  • 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
  • Large, easy-access, molded radio box
  • Super strong diff bulkheads
  • 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.

 

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 & rear universal drive shafts generate more traction, offer less resistance in front at maximum steering angle.
  • Front & rear central CVD drive shafts
  • All drive shafts manufactured from HUDY Spring Steel™
  • Central larger & stronger 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
  • Redesigned 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
  • Shortened rear turnbuckles with lengthened pivot balls for improved side landings
  • Turnbuckles made from special blend of HUDY Spring Steel™ specifically formulated for turnbuckles
  • Front & rear anti-roll bars manufactured from spring steel material
  • Redesigned Ackermann for improved steering characteristics, better predictability into & out of corners

 

 

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
  • 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
  • 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

  • Redesigned body with improved aerodynamics, increased downforce, increased side stability, improved landing, and significantly increased rear downforce
  • High-quality Lexan™ body perfectly fits the car and works in most track conditions
  • Redesigned 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
  • Rear wing holders made from special composite mixture to withstand abuse and crashes, and feature several different wing mounting positions