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> Serpent SRX8 GTE LWB Raceroller 1/8 EP (#600069)

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Product Type:
Electric cars > 1/8 onroad

Serpent SRX8 GTE LWB Raceroller 1/8 EP The Raceroller version of the successfull high end Serpent SRX8 GTE. Pre-assembled and factory pre-set chassis with premounted 1/8 GT tyres. 4-wheel-drive,2 geardiffs, solid center axle, 16mm bigbore shocks, aluminium shocktowers and chassis, easy radiobox, low batteryboxes. Fully upgradable with parts and options from the high end race-version. This super durable GT chassis allows a great entry in the racing scene, at a lower cost, and will make you finish your races ! The parts that are needed to run the car are: bodyshell,esc,motor,servo and battery's.

> Description

Chassis plate:
Chassis plate in  3mm  7075 T6 aluminium. Kick-up angle on front  for stabile landings.  Countersunk holes.   Slots to locate the  front and rear suspension mounts precisely.  Angled sides to increase stiffness. On the new SRX8GTE LWB Raceroller we have extended the chassis an additional 29mm for use with all true to scale related RC Bodies.

Oils and grease:
Top-quality silicone shock-oil, silicone diff oil and some grease is used to meet the standard set-up.    
Manual and set-up:
Full color user manual with easy to follow steps, exploded views for easy spares ordering. A separate manual for the transmitter and the speed controller is included.
Black and white promo body-decals Serpent generic and SRX8 GT ones.    

The SRX8 GTE LWB Raceroller is packed in a colorful large strong packing box with protection for car and transmitter.  

The rear has durable black steel driveshafts with hard steel pins.

Front and rear drive:

The front has captured driveshafts using a CVD system.

The SRX8 GTE LWB Raceroller uses a 13T / 44T combo gearing and 44T central solid axle. This drive ratio will provide amazing acceleration combined with the low vehicle weight.

Compact gear differentials and central solid axle:
Very compact gear differentials with very smooth metal sintered gears, and steel shaft. Perfect sealing case with special gasket and O-rings.  Very light and durable outdrive cups in spring-steel.   Hardened spring-steel diff-coupler 13T with connector running in 2 oversized bearings  

Shock absorbers RCM big-bore 16mm / RCM shock springs:
Anodized aluminium shock bodies with durable 4mm shock-rods.  Pre-load adjuster clips for ride height setting. Shocks use  large diameter membranes and large diameter O-rings  and bushings to create a  supersmooth  and leak-proof package.  Large diameter pistons are held in place by a nut on the polished shock-rods tops. Open type spring retainer to let dirt out easy.
Color-coded progressive race shock springs are supplied for the 1st standard set-up  and all springs are grinded flat top and bottom, and checked individually for tension and length and are matched.    

Captured pivot pins and balls and bolted hinge pins:
All spring-steel hinge pins are either captured or bolted in place and made in spring-steel quality.   This relieves stress on the hinge pin when adjusting the kick up, or anti squat. Your pin is free to rotate to any angle without binding

Shocktower rear and Bodymount:
4mm thick aluminium shocktower, integrated into the rear section for extra stiffness,  with 4 upper positioning holes for the shocks and 4 holes for roll-center positions.
Polycarbonate rear low aero wing. Central rear bodymount with the rear bodypost, which are adjustable in height easily .

Rear suspension arms  and uprights:

Durable longer oversized  lower suspension arms in strong composite nylon. On the lower side the special downstops screws are mounted. The lower shock-mounting pins are secured with a small grubscrew from the bottom. Composite uprights with 3 upper roll-center positions. Strong steel track-rods with L/R threading and strong balljoints  to pre-set camber.  Hard steel wheel-axles with large size bearings   and larger inner   ones  with precision threaded aluminum wheel-hubs with offset. Flanged wheel nuts to guarantee that you will not loose a wheel nut in a race.

Shocktower and bodymounts front:

4.0mm thick aluminium anodized shocktower with 3 upper positioning holes for the shocks and and 4 holes for roll-center positions.  Strong, in height adjustable  bodymounts with wide top-section to seat the body well.

Front anti-roll bar:
The front anti-roll bar  system, consist of a spring steel bend wire, which is guided through the diff-cases and runs in steel adaptors.  The wire is linked to the lower suspension arm, with a captured adjustable threaded pivot ball, for very precise and low friction  operation and easy tuning.

Front suspension:
Durable oversized  lower suspension arms in strong composite nylon. On the lower side the special shaped downstops screws are mounted. The lower shock-mounting pins are secured with a small grubscrew from the bottom.  

Steering blocks assembly:
Composite steering blocks combined with 10 degr C-hubs for precise steering.  Spring steel wheel-axles with large size bearings and larger inner with precision threaded aluminum wheel-hubs with offset.

Motor mount:

The motor is placed in the most optimal position in the car, keeping motor-forces and transmission parts / alignment in mind.  Only one-screw  is needed to secure  the BL motor, in the nicely designed durable machined aluminium motor mount. Space for additional motor-cooling available as needed.
The space for the motor allows a maximum motor-length of 70mm, which covers most widely used motors ( except for the truggy / monster truck motors).

Central radio / servo mount:

Composite compact radiobox which offers good space for the  steering servo and the receiver.

Chassis stiffners:

Composite  stiffner front and rear, to give extra stiffness, but still allow some flex as needed.


Large foam bumper, which is kept in place by a upper and lower nylon bumper plate.

Serpent SRX8 GTE LWB Raceroller 1/8 4wd EP  

Main features:

- race ready high performance 1/8 electric GT  
- expert pre-assembled and pre-set
- 4wd with cardan shafts, 2 compact ,durable
  geardiffs, super-easy machined aluminium motor
  mount,   superlow longitudinal battery boxes,
  compact speedo-servo mount, unique angled
  steering system, 16mm big bore shocks, ball
  raced anti-roll bars FR and RR, 7075 T6 alu
  shocktower FR and RR, durable suspension and
  transmission parts, captured suspension pins,
  the works !!
- full color user manual and decal set included

Service and Support:
The Serpent distributor, dealer or agent is your source for more info, but also the Serpent website and  the member section and the YouTube channel provides lots of information.  
Needed to complete the car:
- Bodyshell
- Radio/Receiver and Servo
- ESC and Motor
- 2 x Lipo hard-packs 3800 mA or more