TLR News

TLR 8IGHT-X Elite Race 1/8th nitro buggy kit

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Team Losi Racing have introduced the new 8IGHT-X Elite Race Kit 1/8th nitro buggy kit. The 8IGHT-X Elite buggy builds on the championship-winning heritage of its predecessors with updates to the suspension geometry and drivetrain as well as the chassis layout that make it both easier to drive and tougher to beat. This version of the popular 8IGHT-X is what avid racers and team members are looking for in a winning buggy. It includes all of the desired factory team option parts and many updates in a one-box purchase. The drivetrain as well as the chassis layout have been completely redesigned making it easier to drive on the track and work on in the pit. Additionally, the new ELITE chassis increases stability and is designed to work for all drivers and be more accepted worldwide.

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LIT R/C 8IGHT-X 5mm carbon fibre rear shock tower

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LIT R/C Products have introduced a new 5mm carbon fibre rear shock tower for the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-X. Machined out of LIT R/C’s matte 3k twill carbon in 5mm thickness, the geometry for the rear tower is the same as the stock kit tower, but has a thicker and stronger outer profile to be more durable. The tower also has small chamfered edges to help prevent delamination. In addition, LIT R/C added more outer camber link positions with +10mm wing mounting positions to raise the stock wing mount.

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DE Racing 8IGHT-X/MP10 rear skid plate & bump skid

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DE Racing have introduced new ‘Extreme Duty’ XD rear skid plate as well as new bumpskid for the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-X and Kyosho MP10. The rear skid plates provide a high performance solution in protecting your expensive 1/8th scale Buggy or Truggy chassis. The skid plate is ultra thin to eliminate the need for longer screws and wears out like aluminum, at a fraction of the cost and weight. Race proven using the highest quality engineering resin, the skid plate saves chassis and screws without sacrificing performance. Made in the U.S.A, the skid plates are available in packs of three.

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TLR 22X-4 1/10th 4WD Buggy kit

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Team Losi Racing have introduced the new 22X-4 1/10th 4WD buggy kit. Taking a completely different approach to a TLR 4WD buggy, the R&D team has developed an all-new platform from the ground up. Switching to the more reliable and versatile shaft drive design, the shaft driven 22X-4 is much lighter and has improved driving characteristics while also being significantly easier to build and maintain. The 22X-4 has a combination of features second-to-none including full adjustable suspension, 2.5 milled aluminum chassis, floating servo mount, adjustable motor and battery position, carbon fiber throughout, and so much more. Designed to dominate right out of the box, the 22X-4 Race Kit is performance-oriented and podium ready.

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Exotek 22 5.0 2-color aluminium motor plate

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Exotek Racing have introduced a new 2-color aluminium motor plate for the Team Losi Racing 22 5.0 and 22 4.0 with the laydown gearbox. The part features a customized polished black base with silver chamfered accents really stands out with it’s bright silver edges to match the new 5.0 look. Built in gear cover is stronger than the stock plastic cover to insure that the body does not press the cover onto the spur gear in hard tumbles and includes the alloy gearbox spacer.Extra lightweight and vented for cooler running, the plate is machined out to reduce its weight to 11g.

Vision Racing introduce new 22 5.0 carbon fibre optionals

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Vision Racing have introduced two new carbon fiber optionals in the form of a motor plate V2 for the Team Losi Racing 22 5.0 and 22T 4.0 and a front front wing brace and rear one-piece wing button V2 for the TLR 22 5.0, 22T 4.0 and Team Associated B6.1. The motor plate is made from high-quality 4mm carbon fibre which is 1mm more then stock part in order to provide more rigidity. The part sports also a nice chamfer in the edges.

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TLR Winter Championship Series report

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The Team Losi Racing Winter Championship Series presented by Pro-Line Racing was held at RC Fun Park in Granger, Indiana. The Series attracted 170 entries in several Modified and Stock classes. In the 2WD Modified Buggy class it was Dakotah Phend (TLR/Trinity/AKA) who set the overall TQ and brought the win in the single 10-minute final from Charlie Maiorana (TLR/Tekin/Pro-Line Racing) in 2nd and Tater Sontag (TLR/trinity/Pro-Line Racing) in 3rd.

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Exotek introduce new 8IGHT-XE aluminium options

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US company Exotek Racing have introduced new aluminium options for the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-XE in the form of a cooling motor mount, a centre bulkhead set and a steering crank set. The Heavy Duty clamping style motor mount set offers improved motor cooling because the stock rubber gaskets are removed therefore allowing the motor heat to directly transfer through the mounts and into the chassis. In addition, a fan bar is included that attaches to the motor mounts allowing the use of a high powered 40mm cooling fan. The new universal 1/8th motor clamping style also makes for easier motor install and removal, simply remove the 2 upper clamps to lift the motor right up and out. Lastly the motor position has been lowered by 1.5mm for a lower center of gravity.

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