Shock absorbers RCM big-bore 16mm
Anodized aluminium shock bodies with durable 4mm shock-rods. Adjustable nut to set the 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.
RCM shock springs
Color-coded progressive 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.
Compact gear differentials
Large Volume Differentials and oversized gears.
One of those must haves are high volume large internal gear diffs. We manned up here, and went back to the drawing board and completely re-tooled our differential approach. The internal gears are a staggering Mod 1.25 which puts them at the largest in the market place. Hardened spring-steel diff-coupler 13T with connector running in 2 oversized bearings The Cobra-E uses a 13T / 44T combo gearing and a 44T central spur gear. This drive ratio will provide amazing acceleration combined with the low vehicle weight.
Front and rear drive
The front has captured driveshafts using a CVD system. The rear has durable black steel driveshafts with hard steel pins.
Hard black steel transmission parts
The front and rear strong hard black steel cardan shafts connect the differentials .
Serpent superlow SRX8E buggy body, fully pre-painted in a very attractive design and pre-cut too. The very low body has excellent handling, also supreme in jumps.
The straight MD rear wing is included for great downforce and straight line stability.
Tyres / wheels
The Cobra is fitted with premounted DragonRC buggy racing tyres. The tyres are glued on durable but flexible DragonRC race-wheels with molded cell-foam inserts. A super-package for excellent grip on the most common surfaces.
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 SRX8e ones.
The RTR kit is packed in a color full large strong packing box with protection for car and transmitter.
Service and Support
The Serpent distributor, dealer or agent is your source for more info, but also the Serpent website and Facebook groups.
- race ready high performance electric 1/8 4wd
- expert pre-assembled and pre-set
- 4wd with Cardan shafts, 3 compact ,durable
HTD geardiffs, super-easy machined aluminium
motor mount, superlow longtudinal battery
boxes, compact speedo-servo mount, unique
angled steering system, 16mm big bore
shocks, anti-roll bars FR and RR, 6061-T6 alu
shocktower FR and RR, durable suspension and
transmission parts, captured suspension pins,
the works !!
- Dragon-RC pistol type transmitter 2.4 GHz
- Dragon-RC 120A waterproof speed controller
- Dragon-RC power full 1900kv brushless
- Dragon-RC 15kg strong servo with metal gears
- Dragon-RC high grip premounted racetyres and
- Pre-painted and precut bodyshell and large
nylon rear aero-wing
- Full color user manual and decal set included
The electronic speed controller is a fully Waterproof 120A from DragonRC with a small footprint which fits the SRX8e RTR like a glove. The new modern design is very small and attractive looking. Top-quality soft silicone covered cables.
The DragonRC brushless sensorless motor is a strong 1900kv unit which gives lots of torque and amazing top speed. , and is anodized in same bronze color as the other alu parts of the car.
Chassis plate in 3mm 6061-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.
Aligned with chassis kick-up for precise landings and to protect front suspension holder and anti-roll bar.
Composite stiffner front and rear, to give extra stiffness, but still allow some flex as needed.
Central radio / servo mount
Composite compact radiobox which offers good space for the steering servo and the receiver.
Battery-cases / side-guards
The main eyecatchers are the extremely low laydown longtudinal placed battery-packs at each side of the car, being part of the side-guards, securely fastened with a Velcro strap, for easy and fast battery changes. The weight low in the car and in the right position, well balanced. The Lipo holders comply with ROAR legal packs/dimensions.
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 aluminum 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).
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 . Flanged and serrated wheel nuts to guarantee that you will not loose a wheel nut in a race.
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.
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.
Shocktower and bodymounts front
4mm thick 6061T6 aluminium anodized shocktower with 3 upper positioning holes for the shocks and 4 holes for roll-center positions. 1 centrally located adjustable bodymount.
Angled steering system / servo saver
The bell cranks are angled to reduce the angle of difference between the total caster and steering plane. Therefore you will have less bump steer and a truer steering Ackerman through the entire range of suspension
Rear suspension arms
Durable longer oversized lower suspension arms in strong composite nylon. On the lower side the downstops screws are mounted. The lower shock-mounting pins are secured with a small grubscrew from the bottom.
Optional are the composite mud guards, which can mount to the lower suspension arms, and will keep dirt away from your anti-roll bars transmission and wheels.
Rear uprights assembly
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 and serrated wheel nuts to guarantee that you will not loose a wheel nut in a race.
Rear anti-roll bar
The front anti-roll bar system, consist of a spring steel bend wire, which is guided through the rear diff case 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.
4mm thick 6061-T6 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.
Wing mount and bodymounts rear
Composite rear straight MD wing, with a strong nylon mount, with angle adjustment. Central rear bodymount.
Serpent SRX8e RTR is shipping now!!! (08/27/2021)
Serpent now offers the SRX8e-Buggy also in a Ready To Race, to make this superb car even more attractive to a broader customer base, so also Hobby racers can now join in for the action. Top-quality components packed in a Ready-to-race package, the best start a Hobby-driver can make. High end racing chassis with top quality parts, impressive 2.4 GHz transmitter, Waterproof electronic speed controller with small footprint, which fits the E-buggy holder like a glove combined with a strong 1900KV brushless motor with lots of torque.