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Caster K8-T RTR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.casterracing.com
Street price: ???$US
Part number: ZX-0001-PR
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
Fuel bottle
Glow Starter
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Reliable 25 Class Pull Start Engine
Radio:
2-Channel Radio
Throttle Servo:
???
Steering Servo:
???
Length: ???
Width: ???
Height: ???
Weight:???
Wheelbase:???
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
24pc Precisely Rubber Sealed Ball Bearings
Steel Competition Diff. Bevels 20T+10T
Durable Front/Rear/Center CVD
4 Hydraulic Constant Volume Shock Absorbers with Dust Proof Boots
ABS Dual-disc Brake
3-Shoe Competition Style Clutch
Low CG,Water&Dust Proof Radio Box
Adjustable Nylon Rear Wing
2-Channel Radio
High Torque Engine 25 Class
CNC 6061-T6 Al-alloy Countersunk Chassis
CNC 6061-T6 4mm Al-alloy Shock Towers
CNC 6061-T6 Al-alloy Front Support
CNC 6061-T6 Al-alloy Steering Plate
CNC 6061-T6 Al-alloy Center Diff. Mount
CNC 6061-T6 Al-alloy Radio Plate

Caster K8-T Pro
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.casterracing.com
Street price: ???$US
Part number: K8T Pro
Type: KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
Tires
Body
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo: Not Included
Length: ???
Width: ???
Height: ???
Weight:???
Wheelbase:???
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
24pc Precisely Rubber Sealed Ball Bearings
Steel Competition Diff. Bevels 20T+10T
Durable Front/Rear/Center CVD
4 Hydraulic Constant Volume Shock Absorbers with Dust Proof Boots
ABS Dual-disc Brake
Low CG,Water&Dust Proof Radio Box
Adjustable Nylon Rear Wing
125cc Duarable Fuel Tank
CNC 7075-T6 Al-alloy Countersunk Chassis
CNC 7075-T6 Al-alloy Shock Towers
CNC 7075-T6 Al-alloy Front&Rear Toe-in Plates:F-1D+R-3D
CNC 7075-T6 Al-alloy Center Diff. Mount Plate
CNC 7075-T6 Al-alloy Rear Lower Arm Holder

CEN Matrix TR Kit
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.cenracing.com
Street price: 490$US
Part number: 9563
Type: KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
Tires
Body
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo:
Not Included
Length: 22.05″ (560mm)
Width: 16.34″ (415mm)
Height: ???
Weight: 7.4 lbs (3357g)
Wheelbase: 14.6 – 14.7″ (370 – 375mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Drivetype: Full time shaft driven 4WD
Triple fully sealed Viscous drive 6 gear differentials.
Fully tunable with different viscosity silicone oils.
Equipped with fully sealed ball bearings
Constant Velocity Drive Shafts front and rear.
Gearing: 66T spur and 14T clutchbell
CNC 7075-T6 3mm thick Extended Chassis
5mm CNC 7075 T-6 Red anodized aluminum front and rear shock towers
Unique arched Composite Chassis Brace to reduce torsional and longitudinal chassis flex
Hard anodized Large Volume Big Bore 16.5mm shock bodies
Large 14mm diameter shock pistons
Rugged 3.5mm shock shafts
Caster: 20degrees stock, Adjustable from 19-22 degrees with optional CNC Hub Carriers
Super Strong yet lightweight 8mm hollow aluminum turnbuckles offer fully adjustable camber
3 hole Ackermann Steering plate allows for precise steering feel
Rear Anti Squat and Rear Toe in fully adjustable with factory option mounting
Fully adjustable suspension with 15 possible shock mounting combinations for the front, and 18 possible shock mounting positions for the rear shock tower.
Large 16.5 mm aluminum shock bodies provide extremely plush suspension that soaks up the ruts and bumps. Big Bore Shocks with 14mm width pistons and extremely durable

CEN Matrix TR RTR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.cenracing.com
Street price: 470$US
Part number: 9561
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
Fuel bottle
Glow Starter
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Cen Racing TR28 pull start
Radio:
2-ch AM 27MHz Skyion
Throttle Servo:
heavy duty metal gear
Steering Servo: heavy duty metal gear
Length: 22.05″ (560mm)
Width: 22.05″ (560mm)
Height: ???
Weight: 7.4 lbs (3357g)
Wheelbase: 14.6″ – 14.7″ (370 – 375mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
New engine is manufactured by SH Engine to CEN’s specification.
New and improved cross pin differentials in their kits and RTR for added stability.
144oz high torque servos for both steering and throttle.
World Exclusive Center Chassis Braces
Big Bore Shocks with 14mm width pistons and extremely durable 3.5mm shock shafts.
The suspension geometry is fully adjustable and offers superior handling in rough conditions.
Captured Hinge pins
The Matrix Arena TR has the engine placed more towards the front of the vehicle.
4 Disc Metal Brake System.
    

Duratrax Raze ST
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.duratrax.com
Street price: 400$US
Part number: DTXD77
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: SuperTigre G-27CX .27 cu in (4.4cc) Pullstart
Radio:
DuraTrax by Futaba FM
Throttle Servo:
SX300
Steering Servo: SX305BB HIGHTORQUE METAL GEAR STEERING
Length: 20.1″ (530mm)
Width: 16.5″ (420mm)
Height: 8″ (205mm)
Weight: 9lbs (4.1kg)
Wheelbase: 12.5″ (317mm)
Ground Clearance: 1.9″ (49mm)
Other info:
TWO BRAKE DISCS with adjustable front and rear bias
LIGHTWEIGHT STEEL SPUR GEAR
STEEL UNIVERSAL FRONT DRIVE SHAFTS
Adjustable, sealed DIFFERENTIALS in front, center and rear.
ENGINE TUNING/RACE PREP DVD
COMPLETE BEARING SET (20)
BUILT-IN TRANSPONDER MOUNT
FRONT and REAR CENTER SUPPORTING BRACE and FRONT ALUMINUM BULKHEAD BRACE
FOUR ALUMINUM OIL-FILLED SHOCKS
3-SHOE RACING CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
SEALED RECEIVER BOX

GS Racing Pro XUT RTR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.gsracing.com
Street price: 450$US
Part number: GSC3050APF
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: GS R25MT engine
Radio:
Included
Throttle Servo:
Included
Steering Servo: Included
Length: 530mm
Width: 450mm
Height: ???
Weight: 4150g
Wheelbase: 370-775mm
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Full line of option parts available
Full Precision ball bearings
Tuned .25 Exhaust System
Powerful Big Block .25 Rear exhaust engine
Aluminum 13mm Big Bore Oil-filled shocks
Pre-painted and trimmed Korn Design body with decals

GS Racing Pro XUT
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.gsracing.com
Street price: 430$US
Part number: GSC3051
Type: KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
Tires
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: GS B03 pull-start engine
???
Throttle Servo:
???
Steering Servo: ???
Length: 530mm
Width: 450mm
Height: ???
Weight: 4150g
Wheelbase: 370-775mm
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Full line of option parts available
Full Precision ball bearings
Aluminum 13mm Big Bore Oil-filled shocks
Clear Lexan Body

Hot Bodies Lightning Stadium Pro 2 RTR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.hotbodiesonline.net
Street price: ???$US
Part number: 66861
Type: RTR
Date added: Aprilh 2008
What’s required:
Fuel bottle
6-cell stick pack and charger for the start system
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: 4.6cc Power House Big Block Engine with Jump Starter.
Radio:
Included
Throttle Servo:
Included
Steering Servo: Included
Length: ???
Width: ???
Height: ???
Weight: ???
Wheelbase: ???
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Fully adjustable racing suspension with ultra long suspension arms for best on-track performance.
Long-stroke shock absorbers with tuned racing springs and rubber shock socks for smooth damping.
Tough aluminum rear uprights for durability with 3 camber link mounts for multiple tuning options.
Tough aluminum steering knuckles for added durability.
Fully equipped with rubber-sealed ball bearings for extra efficiency and performance.
Two adjustable steel disk brakes (front + rear) for optimal stopping power.
Spiral-cut steel bevel gears for reliable power transfer to the differentials.
Front + rear sway bars for less chassis roll and faster cornering speeds.
Fully adjustable steel turnbuckles with thick rod ends and multiple mount options.
Two steering link mounts for Ackerman adjustability.
Oversized servo saver for precise steering and servo protection.
Upper front chassis and steering brace for stiffness and precise steering.
Fully flat underside of the chassis with countersunk hex screws.
Water resistant radio box for protecting the radio gear.
Tough nylon racing wing for extra downforce and stability.
Adjustable wing mount to fine tune the aerodynamics.
Tough nylon front bumper and skid plate for extra crash protection.
Two custom paint schemes (Red or Blue).
New 7075 aluminum main chassis is lightweight and extra strong.
New front + rear shock towers with 5 shock mount positions and 3 camber link mounts for multiple tuning options.
Universal dogbones used for front, rear and center (new) driveshafts for optimal power transfer.
New aluminum zero-degree front suspension mounts for extra toughness and improved traction.
New rear 7mm machined aluminum suspension mounts for added durability.
New 1.5 degree rear anti-squat angle for better acceleration.
New carbon stainless steel inner hinge pins for add durability.
New outer hinge pins with nylon nut for added durability.
New lower shock mounting screws with counterclockwise thread (front-right and rear-left) – won’t come loose even in the toughest race!
New high quality steel hex screws throughout for quick disassembly and toughness.
New thick rear chassis brace is lightweight and strong for optimal chassis stiffness and stability.
New large 150cc fuel tank has 25cc more capacity than previous 125cc truggy fuel tanks, resulting in more runtime and less pit stops.
Ultra soft HB “cross lug” mini pin racing tires on new racing dish wheels for best traction on most surfaces.
New 17mm hubs to use all of the popular racing wheel and tire combinations.
New 4.6cc Power House Big Block Engine with Jump Starter.

Jammin X1 CRT RTR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.jamminproducts.com
Street price: 530$US
Part number: 34962
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
6-cell stick pack and charger for the start system
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Big bore Force .28
Radio:
Two channel pistol grip 27mHz AM
Throttle Servo:
SX-0001
Steering Servo:
Airtronics 94161
Length: 21″ (532mm)
Width:
14.8″ (376mm)
Height: 7.75″ (197mm)
Weight: 9.24lbs (4191g)
Wheelbase: 14.5″ (364mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Designed, developed & tested in the USA by Jammin Jay Halsey.
Long travel front suspension with increased up-travel.
Long travel rear suspension with increased up-travel.
Large 150cc fuel tank
Front Spindles -Aluminum with new tbolt kingpin design.
Chassis – Smooth aluminum bottom, machined on top so engine, fuel tank & differentials can sit lower into chassis.
Pre-mounted Brick Pin tire on a 17mm hex
Engine Mounts – Hard anodized billet aluminum, easily adjustable with cooling fins.
Big bore Force .28 engine with large cooling head and new composite carburetor.
Installed Show-quality polished exhaust pipe.
New anti-fade fiber front & rear disc brakes.
Includes 900MAH NiMH receiver pack with overnight charger.
Lay-down steering servo for lower CG.
Radio & receiver pack box mounted low for lower CG.
Front/rear roll centers engineered for aggressive handling and pinnacle performance.
Aluminum radio tray, front top plate and center differential mount.
Includes pistol-grip 2-channel radio system, glow ignitor and fuel bottle.

Jammin X1 CRT Kit
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.jamminproducts.com
Street price: 585$US
Part number: 34963
Type: KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned pipe
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo: Not Included
Length: 21.2″ (530mm)
Width:
19.9″ (428mm)
Height:
???
Weight: 9.2lbs (4173 grams)
Wheelbase: 14.4″ (366mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Designed, developed & tested in the USA by Jammin Jay Halsey.
Long travel front suspension with increased up-travel.
Long travel rear suspension with increased up-travel.
Large 150cc fuel tank
Front Spindles -Aluminum with new tbolt kingpin design.
Chassis – Smooth aluminum bottom, machined on top so engine, fuel tank & differentials can sit lower into chassis.
Proline Crimefighter MT tires with Jammin dish wheels.
Engine Mounts – Hard anodized billet aluminum, easily adjustable with cooling fins.
Fuel filter – hard anodized aluminum with mount.
Rear Toe-In Block – CNC machined hard anodized aluminum 2.5 degree rear toe in block.
Front lower CNC machined hard anodized B-Block.
New anti-fade fiber front & rear disc brakes.
Lay-down steering servo for lower CG.
Radio & receiver pack box mounted low for lower CG.
Front/rear roll centers engineered for aggressive handling and pinnacle performance.
Aluminum radio tray, front top plate and center differential mount.

HPI Hellfire RTR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.hpiracing.com
Street price: 580$US
Part number: 10500
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
8 AA batteries for the radio
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: HPI Nitro Star K4.6 HO pull start
Radio:
HPI TF-3 pistol grip
Throttle Servo:
Standard torque SF-1
Steering Servo:
High torque SF-2
Length: 20.1″ (513mm)
Width: 16.3″ (415mm)
Height: 6.8″ (173mm)
Weight: 9.2lbs (4173g)
Wheelbase: 13.7″ (348mm)
Ground Clearance: 2″ (51mm)
Other info:
Low center of gravity
Smooth chassis with countersunk screws
Front and rear chassis braces to support shock towers
High Power Nitro Star K4.6 HO engine
Hard anodized exhaust pipe
Long travel front suspension
Long travel rear suspension
Nitride coated shock shafts
Front castor block and knuckle arm
E-clips free adjustable hinge pins
Easy access to center diff
Front and rear anti roll bars included
Front and rear anti roll bars included
17mm Hex hubs retained with pin and grub screw
Vented steel brake disks
Universal joint drive shaft on all four wheels
Universal joint center drive shafts to front and rear gearboxes
High quality HPI TF-3 transmitter
6V receiver pack and charger included

Kyosho Inferno ST US Sports Ready Set
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.kyoshoamerica.com
Street price: ???$US
Part number: 31354B
Type: Ready-To-Run
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: GXR28
Radio:
Digital R/C system installed with wheel-type transmitter
Throttle Servo:
???
Steering Servo:
???
Length: ???
Width: ???
Height: ???
Weight: ???
Wheelbase: ???
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Shaft-driven 4WD with a long-wheelbase chassis and ultralong suspension arms.
Equipped with an easy-start high-power GXR28 engine with one-way bearingless pull starter.
Front and rear diffs use machined, hardened steel spiral ring and pinion gears.
Teflon clutch shoes.
Hardened clutch bell and spur gear.
Set the end-points etc with the multifunctional Perfex 14 digital transmitter with LCD display, 12 model memory, endpoint adjustment, digital sub-trim and more.
Body comes complete with unique color scheme.
Factory-assembled chassis shares the same tough characteristics and low center of gravity as the World Championship winning Inferno 777.
Includes hand-welded manifold and tuned muffler.
Full ball bearings throughout for maximum efficiency through the drive system.
Long suspension arms provide tons of travel and a super wide stance.
Compatible with many INFERNO ST-R standard and option parts.
Factory-assembled chassis
Pre-painted body
Digital R/C system installed with wheel-type transmitter Mounted GXR28 engine
Fuel Bottle
Glow Igniter
Cross Wrench
12 x AA-sized batteries for receiver and transmitter, 2 x D sized batteries for glow igniter are all sold separately.

Kyosho Inferno 777 ST-R
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.kyoshoamerica.com
Street price: ???$US
Part number: 31352B
Type: Kit
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
Tires
Body
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo: Not Included
Length: 348mm to 353mm
Width: 415mm
Height: ???
Weight: ???
Wheelbase: ???
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Longer suspension arms
The standard wheelbase of a buggy is around 330mm; the ST-R features a wheelbase that is up to 20mm longer, ranging from 345 to 350mm.
High-ratio differentials
High-ratio differentials
Standard heavy-duty chassis braces
Bonded semi-metallic brake pads
17mm hex Hubs
150cc fuel tank
3mm Milled 7075 Aluminum (Hard Anodized)
3 shoe aluminum w/1mm scissor springs

Kyosho Inferno ST-RR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.kyoshoamerica.com
Street price: ???$US
Part number: 31353B
Type: Kit
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
Tires
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo: Not Included
Length: 22.64 in. (575mm)
Width: 16.85 in. (428mm)
Height: ???
Weight: 151.7 oz. (4300g)
Wheelbase: 14.68-14.88 in. (373-378mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Long Chassis
Big Bore Shocks
Chromoly Ring & Pinion Gears
Lightweight Universal Driveshafts
Low Profile, High Down-force Body
Extended Wing Mount
Wide Offset Wheel Hubs
High-Grade (HG) Air Filter
Legendary Kyosho Quality

Mugen MBX5T
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.mugenracing.com
Street price: 600$US
Part number: E0030
Type: KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
Tires
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steerinbttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo: Not Included
Length: 22.4″ (569mm)
Width: 17.4″ (443mm)
Height: 7.5″ (190mm)
Weight: 9 lbs (4100g)
Wheelbase: 14.5″-14.7″ (369mm-374mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
3 Diff. Shaft Drive 4WD
Long Suspension Arm
Universal Joint (Front/Center/Rear)
Long H.D. Damper (Front/Rear)
A70-75 (T6) 3mm Main Chassis
Tension Rod (Front/Rear)
2pcs. Center Diff. Mount
3pcs. Al. Clutch Shoe
Nylon Wing
150c.c. Fuel Tank (Filter-equipped)
Ball-Raced

OFNA Mutilator RTR
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.ofna.com
Street price: 400$US
Part number: 34319
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Ofna Force 32
Radio:
Ofna 2-channel AM
Throttle Servo:
SX-0001
Steering Servo:
SX-0002
Length: 21.5″ (546mm)
Width:
16.5″ (419mm)
Height:
7″ (178mm)
Weight: 9.5lbs (4309g)
Wheelbase: 14.5″ (368mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Larger Fuel Tank – 150cc
C-Hub Suspension
Oil Filled Coil-over Shocks
Front And Rear Chassis Braces
Wider arms – 330mm – for greater stability
Full Ball Bearing Set
Front Pro Universals
Fully Adjustable, Heavy Duty, King Pin style Suspension
Three Differentials
Low-profile Radio Tray Box
Force .32 Engine
Hard Coated Kick-up Chassis

OFNA Hyper ST RTR w/MacStart 2
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.ofna.com
Street price: 500$US
Part number: 14331
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Ofna Mac-Star .28
Radio:
Ofna Tx-2 3 channel
Throttle Servo:
???
Steering Servo: Metal gear
Length: 20.25″ (514mm)
Width:
16.10″ (409mm)
Height:
???
Weight: 9.5lbs (4.3kg)
Wheelbase: 14.50″ (368mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Metal Gear Steering Servo
Mac-Star .28 Nitro Engine
Long Travel Suspension
Low Profile Oval Air Filter
C-Hub Suspension
Front Universals
Front & Rear Sway Bars
Micro Fuel Filter
High Traction Tires
Newly Designed Slant Nose Body
Adjustable Upper & Lower Shock Positions
Rubber Sealed Bearings Throughout
Integrated Towers and Braces for Strength
Adjustable Turnbuckles for Steering and Camber (Front & Rear)
Center Diff Chassis Brace
Adjustable Anti-Roll Bars
Six Spoke Heavy Duty Wheels
Molded Composite Shock Towers
New Design Racing Clutch Shoes
New Linkage System

OFNA Hyper ST Pro
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.ofna.com
Street price: 460$US
Part number: 14332
Type: KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo:
Not Included
Length: 20.25″ (514mm)
Width:
16.10″ (409mm)
Height:
???
Weight: 9.5lbs (4.3kg)
Wheelbase: 14.50″ (368mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
New Lower Body Styling with Side Support Bars
Front, Rear and Center Universals
New 6-Spode Oversized Wheels
New ‘Bulldog’ Pattern Oversized Tires
Front and Rear CNC Aluminium Shock Towers
Front and Rear CNC Aluminium
Suspension Arm Mounts
Front and Rear CNC Aluminium Chassis Braces
Center CNC Aluminium Chassis Brace
Front CNC Steering Brace
Front and Rear Anti-Roll Bars
Special Turnbuckles
Carbon Radio Tray
Polished Pipe Set
Big Bore Shocks
Center Spider Diff Special

Robitronic Mantis
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2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.robitronic-usa.com
Street price: 470$US
Part number: R39071
Type:
RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
8 AA batteries for the radio
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Axial .28 Spec 1s with pull starter
Radio:
2-channel 27MHz AM
Throttle Servo:
???
Steering Servo:
high torque
Length: 21.25″ (540mm)
Width:
16.3″ (415mm)
Height:
6.5″ (165mm)
Weight: 8.7 lbs (3935g)
Wheelbase: 14″ (356mm)
Ground Clearance: 1.6″ (42mm)
Other info:
3mm Aluminum Chassis
Aluminum Upper Deck
4WD Shaft-Drive
Powerful Axial .28 Spec 1s Pull Start Engine
Adjustable Suspension
Fully Sealed Bearings
Aluminum Shocks with 3mm shock shaft and 14mm piston
Aluminum Shock Towers
Composite Suspension Arms
Polished Tuned Exhaust Pipe
Sealed Receiver Box
Sealed Center Gear Box
Two Stage Air Filter
Exclusive Ultra Low Diff design for lower center of gravity
4 Bevel Gear Differentials
Unique Braking System with Dual Brake Disk
Rubber dampened hinge pin pivot points for better bump absorbsion and increased durability
Thick composite chassis braces front & rear
High-tech Radio System with hi-torque steering servo
Laydown Steering Servo
Axial Terra-izer Tires
Lightweight Axial Dish Wheels
Low profile Axial Mantis body
Fully printed, decaled and trimmed body
Floating front and rear differentials
Universal Joints all around
Axial Fuel filter with fuel tube holder
5 cell 1100mAh receiver battery pack with trickle charger
150cc fuel tank with built in splash guard and drain
Fuel Bottle
Glow Plug Igniter
Cross Wrench
Convenient carry handled box

Team Losi 8ight-T RTR
2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles

2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.teamlosi.com
Street price: 750$US
Part number: LOSB0083
Type: RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
6-cell stick pack and charger for the start system
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Team Losi 427 engine
Radio:
Spektrum’s crystal-free DX2 radio system
Throttle Servo:
???
Steering Servo: ???
Length: 21.875 in (555.63mm)
Width: 16.375 in (415.9mm)
Height: ???
Weight: 8.45 lb (3832.85g)
Wheelbase: 14.5-14.65 in (368.3-372.1mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Spektrum DX2.0 radio system for crystal and interference free convenience
Losi 427 engine and tuned exhaust
Innovative truggy drivetrain layout with centrally mounted engine
Oversized, hard anodized shock bodies with threaded collars
Centrally located dual stage air cleaner
Spin-Start starting system for simple engine starting
Removable one-piece radio tray with separate boxes for the receiver and battery
Sealed front and rear differential housings keep dirt out of the gears
Captured hinge pins require no retaining clips
Includes receiver pack and charger    

Team Losi 8ight-T Race Roller
2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles

2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.teamlosi.com
Street price: 670$US
Part number: LOSA0802
Type: Kit assembled
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo:
Not Included
Length: 21.875 in (555.63mm)
Width: 16.375 in (415.9mm)
Height: ???
Weight: 8.45 lb (3832.85g)
Wheelbase: 14.5-14.65 in (368.3-372.1mm)
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
Hand-assembled factory-built race chassis prepared to Team Losi Racing’s specifications
Unique narrow chassis configuration for quicker handling and improved ground clearance
Innovative drivetrain layout with centrally mounted engine positioning
Oversized, hard-anodized shock bodies with threaded collars
4mm thick machined aluminum chassis
Removable one-piece radio tray with separate boxes for the receiver and battery
Staggered brake disk sizes for better brake balance and feel
Sealed front and rear differential housings keep dirt out of the gears
Zero bump steer design with adjustable Ackerman
Captured hinge pins require no retaining clips
Four shoe easily tuned clutch with oversized inner bearing
New XTT tire designed specially for truggy-class racing
.060″ unpainted polycarbonate body aero-engineered for peak performance    

Thunder Tiger ST-1 Pro
2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles

2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.thundertiger.com
Street price: ???$US
Part number: TTR6237-K10
Type:
KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo: Not Included
Length: 592mm
Width:
415mm+/-5mm
Height:
182mm
Weight: 3300g
Wheelbase: 359mm ~ 365mm
Ground Clearance: 48mm
Other info:
Low center of gravity, to increase responsiveness and provide better chassis balance
7075-T6 Aluminum Chassis – 3mm Thick
Reinforced Upper Arms
Newly designed adjustable turnbuckle and steering ball end
Carbon Upper Deck, Steering Slider, Shock Towers, Center Differentials Top Plate and Front Servo Saver Top Plate
Aluminum hardened Pivot Ball
Machined anodized big bore shock adsorbers on both front and rear end
Rear racing wing mount – Standard buggy rear wing is fit for installation
Rear adjustable camber links
Rear 7075-T6 chassis brace
Front chassis torque rod
Ball universal CVD shafts
7075-T6 – Low center of gravity engine mount
7075-T6 – Anodized RF (Rear Front) suspension mounts
Front torque rod and rear 7075-T6 chassis braces
Heavy duty CVD shaft set will greatly enhance drive efficiency and reliability on long race mains
7075-T6 RR (Rear Rear) suspension mounts
Rear color coated sway bars
Fuel diversion designed Fuel Tank with 150 c.c. capacity
Hardened steel 50T spur gear
Fuel-Resistant brake disks
Lay down steering servo installation
Newly designed Zero-Offset wheel

Thunder Tiger ST-1 RTR
2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles
Read a first-look review here
Read track test here

2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.thundertiger.com
Street price: 380$US
Part number: TTR6233-F
Type:
RTR
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: PRO-28BX-R pull start
Radio:
Two channel pistol grip 27mHz AM
Throttle Servo:
S2008MG
Steering Servo:
S2008MG
Length: 485mm
Width:
380mm+/-5mm
Height:
182mm
Weight: 3920g
Wheelbase: 349mm ~ 365mm
Ground Clearance: 48mm
Other info:
Powerful 4.60cc PRO-28BX-R pull start engine with two needle slide carburetor
TI-color anodized radio tray and steering brace
Extra long and rigid suspension arms provide superior handling and better cornering ability
3 sets of durable gear differentials
8 spoke chrome wheels & race ready high grip tires
Lowest C.G. provides stable handling and resists rollovers
Fully equipped C.V. driveshafts, front, rear and center
Enclosed radio box enables to install 5AA size batteries
150cc large capacity fuel tank with large fuel splash guard
4 machined aluminum oil-filled shocks with 3.5mm shafts, 8 shocks maximum possible
Tuned pillow ball front suspension system for ease of camber tuning
Variable toe & squat blocks equipped
Aluminum tuned pipe & header
High torque 8.Kg metal gear steering & throttle/brake servo included
Full set of ball bearings to keep drivetrain components spinning freely
Composite 3-shoe clutch
Dual oil-resistant fiber disc brakes
3.5mm front/rear sway bar included
17mm hex drives fit Pro-Line 40 series tires
Optional 2-speed transmission upgrades for maximum top speed

XRay XT8
2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles

2008 Buyers' Guide - Truggy Articles   Manufacturer web site: www.teamxray.com
Street price: ???$US
Part number: XRA350200
Type: KIT
Date added: April 2008
What’s required:
.21 or bigger engine
Tuned Pipe
2-Channel Radio + Receiver
Steering Servo
Throttle/Brake Servo
Fuel bottle
8 AA batteries for the radio
4 AA batteries for the receiver
Fuel
Air filter oil
Features Specs
Engine: Not Included
Radio:
Not Included
Throttle Servo:
Not Included
Steering Servo: Not Included
Length: ???
Width: ???
Height: ???
Weight: ???
Wheelbase: ???
Ground Clearance: ???
Other info:
XRAY Racing Truggy based on the European Champion XB8 off-road buggy
Designed and developed by the world’s most admired R&D team
Pure racing design and premium luxury quality with highest performance
All parts specifically designed and developed for Truggy-specific highperformance suspension geometry, specific ultra-efficient drivetrain parts with optimal Truggy ratio
Only premium and exclusive materials used throughout the car
Exclusive Hudy Spring SteelTM drivetrain parts for highest performance and unmatched lifespan
Efficient C-hub suspension with innovative I.A.C. (Integrated Adjustable CasterTM)
Lightweight strong molded steering blocks with molded-in steel bushings (XRAY innovation)
Fully adjustable suspension featuring I.S.S. (Integrated Suspension SettingsTM)
Ultra-low CG, all parts are centralized in chassis
Optimized front/rear and left/right weight balance for perfect jumps
Fully independent, fully-adjustable suspension with full-time 4WD
Ultra lightweight high-tensile transmission parts hand made from special world-renowned top-secret self developed Hudy Spring SteelTM
Drivetrain includes 22 precision rubber-sealed bearings for maximum efficiency and speed
Ultra-precision front/rear and center diffs with Hudy Spring SteelTM outdrives
Pinions, spurs, crown gears and clutchbell manufactured by HUDY
All new extra long large bore shocks for perfect handling on bumpy tracks and big jumps
Swiss 7075 T6 CNC-machined chassis (3mm), front/rear shock towers (4mm), steering place (3mm), front upper deck (3mm), radio plate (3mm) and center diff mounting plate (3mm)
All alu parts feature XRAY’s stylish black finish with silver edging for luxurious touch
Laser-cut, precision-ground steel brake disks for ultra-efficient fade-free braking
Adjustable turnbuckles made from Hudy Spring SteelTM
Swiss 7075 flywheel with aluminum clutch shoes
Stylish XRAY Truggy body included
XRAY Thrax Truggy tires and wheels included
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