The 966TE v2 4WD produced by Serpent in 1/8 scale Touring Car series AWD drivetrain assembly kit, is classified in R/C Models - On-Road - Touring Cars - Nitro Powered
Serpent 1/8 scale 4wd gaspowered rushing car chassis inside Team edition v2.
- Class: 1/8th scale gasoline on-road, IFMAR guidelines
- function: High-end competition
- Weight: 2.520kg (according to radio gear)
- Track-width back: 260mm - 266mm
- Track-width front: 250mm - 260mm
- Wheel base: Adjustable 296 - 300mm +/-1.7mm
- Chassis: 5mm 7075 aerospace quality aluminium, precision CNC machined
- broadcast plate: 2.5mm carbon fibre
- Suspension: Independent increase wishbone suspension
- Shock absorbers: RCM surprise absorbers
- gas tank: 125cc design
- back axle: Solid rear axle
- Front axle: Aluminium front axle with one-way bearings
- Gearbox: Lightweight 2-speed SL8
- Clutch system: Centax true Motion clutch system, hard anodized alu. gears 16-19T std
- Adjustability: Camber, Caster, Down-stops, Up-stops, Toe-in, Track width, Wheel base, Front and back roll centre
- Centax True Movement clutch system
- RCM shocks
- SL8 gearbox included, for lower inertia
- Front aero bumper
- split-type carbon radioplate with flex-control
- Brand new front top geometry with internal pivots more away and shorter upper arms
- Brand new back upper geometry wth brand new camber-bracket and upper camber-rods instead wishbone
- Back lower shockmounts/extenders in carbon
- Brand new design tank-top/tank-cap ( just like S811 )
Rear end connectors
Buttocks connectors in plastic and alu, to influence rear end flex.
These Wide offset (WOS) steering obstructs can be used in 2 different configurations by swapping the side associated with car these are typically attached to. These changes, depending privately the steering obstructs are utilized on, will either provide you with more change in on part entry, or more on energy steering at part exit.
The included eccenters make sure that the axle is raised higher than centre line, which enhances the end result caused by this new configuration and because of the use of eccenters the bearings are now actually also smaller and lighter, reducing un sprung fat.
Front Bumper and Body Mount
The leading body mount of Serpent 966 is screwed straight down combined with the bumper, makes it possible for for a few flex in the torso post mounts whilst maintaining the stiffness associated with the overall assembly. The human body mount is held further through two screws mounted from the side.As because of the back roll centre, the front roll centre can also be effortlessly adjusted. The adjustment is completed by eliminating the leading upper suspension system brackets and inserting spacers underneath the brackets after which re-attaching them toward automobile.
The 966 includes anodised aluminium front top suspension system brackets that are machined from an individual little bit of aluminium. These appealing pieces are extremely strong and gives great protection in the event of huge impact. One other great benefit of this part is that as a result of the utilization of inserts, with an offset opening, you can now adjust the pivot position of the top front side wishbones. Another good design feature is the fact that same front suspension bracket can be utilized on the left and right edges of this automobile.
Thew new aero bumper may be used closed, or partially open, by cutting out the aligned internal parts.
The backbone associated with car could be the chassis dish, which includes been CNC-machined from excessively rigid american 7075 T6 - 5mm aerospace-quality aluminium and activities an extensive front opening to modify leading anti-roll bar. A cooling slot under the engine assists help heat control while chamfered sides prevent the chassis from catching on kerbs providing it better overall ground approval regarding track. It houses the battery power, which is mounted to the newly-designed carbon fibre battery pack mounting plate and is held set up by four screws, screwed directly in to the framework plate itself. This 966-TE plate has also been machined to simply accept the optional front stiffener dish.
The braking system system ensures strong and efficient stopping energy. The braking system pads consist of two metal dishes aided by the friction product pre-baked to your plates, as well as the braking system disk is made of double ventilated discs with an air-cooling alu centre.The brand new braking system sits reduced in the car to simply help LCG. The system is effortlessly accessable for upkeep, because extremely open design.
The spring-loaded bar-pads slip on polished metal pins and so are triggered through the ball-raced brake cam, a big pin moves horizontally to activate the brake system. As a result of the horizontal action associated with the pin, and not the twisting of this brake cam, all distortion of this type is removed plus the braking system pads are evenly pushed together. The braking system cam is supported by ball-bearings for smooth, precise action. This further increases the accuracy and excellent stopping energy of the braking system.
Lower mounted brake-assembly for lower LCG. Spring-loaded brake-plates slides on polished steel shafts. Ready-to-run braking system plate/pads assembly with new friction braking system product. The ball-raced difficult anodized brake-cam push the two bigger pins which are seated in the aluminium bracket, from the brakeplat, to produce extremely smooth and also force towards dish.
RCM Shock Absorbers
The RCM surprise absorbers are super-smooth and incredibly an easy task to build. Coated aluminium threaded shock-bodies, perfect pistons, smooth o-ring-bushing package, effective silicone membranes, durable hardened shock-rods, the works !
principal back brackets
Anodized, cnc machined, aluminum main back axle supports with coated alu eccenters; more rigid, better rear axle help for a very true operating back shaft, effortless belt-tensioning, comfortable access for maintenance. Using the eccenters it is possible to select 3 positions for rear- belt tensioning. By eliminating the eccenter on a single part the rear shaft with pulley and belt may be accessed effortlessly. Main rear supports are machined maximum to paid down weight, but retain rigidness at the same time. Pins are pre-pressed to the base of brackets which in turn seat in to the positioning holes in framework. Precise and safe.
Front Side Suspension System
The front anti-roll bar levers, which are with the down stops allowing for easier tweak. They placed inwards, inside the bearing-blocks, helping to make them far better due to less flex. Leading lower hands accommodate the leading anti-roll bar place.
Battery Mounting Plate
The carbon fibre battery pack mounting dish was made to manage to accommodate a variety of battery pack designs, like the traditional 5 cellular pack. The battery pack mounting plate is constructed of a 2mm black carbon fibre and is mounted to the chassis plate by four countersunk screws.
Broadcast Plate Support Bracket
The radio plate support bracket, put straight as you're watching motor, additionally acts as the mounting point the roll over bar.
The 966-TE included the most recent developed Serpent gearbox with 8mm shaft and brand new flange, bell and gears. a perfectly balanced gearbox with suprisingly low inertia, and a perfect bearing seating.
Durable and ultra fast shifting.
The brake-disk and pulley-adaptor with 3 pins has been modified, and a fresh alu hardcoated side pully in included to match the 8mm shaft.
The 966-TE features a split kind radioplate. The more expensive main parts links with a rod towards front stiffner. The central component front screws which connect toward bulkheads is loosened to generate more flex; the rod will get a handle on the flex.
evaluating revealed that flex in the front side has more impact compared to the trunk or main an element of the chassis.
Adjustable Front Belt Tension
A great feature may be the capability to adjust the tension of the front gear. The simple-to-use bearing eccentric holders allow for fast and simple setting.
Front Shock Tower
Leading surprise tower of Serpent 966 is made of 3mm carbon fibre, which makes this component ultra crash resistant. The leading surprise tower also features two shock mounting positions to help you fine tune your car or truck for just about any track conditions.
Driveshafts / wheelaxles
Serpent use only the highest-quality drive train in their automobiles. The 966 vehicle comes given the finest Spring Steel drive shafts effective at withstanding constant punishment; these shafts are ultra durable and extremely rigid allowing one to place your entire power to the tarmac.
Front CVD and back regular dogbones.
Produced from Spring Steel, the front and back wheel axles are particularly durable and ultra strong. They're a precision complement the main bearings when installed with the supplied shims to make sure a taut precise wheel fit. The leading axle also makes up part of the CVD shafts being included in this kit and may therefore be used with the provided quick launch system and/or optional wheel nuts.
Made from Spring metal, these polished 8.5mm pivot balls are virtually unbreakable and ensure the smoothest suspension system motion possible.
Adjusting nut for pivot balls
These adjusting peanuts are manufactured from Nylon and replace the previous aluminium nut with synthetic insert that'll not merely makes assembly easier, it also reduces un-sprung fat. Reducing the parts used now additionally decreases part play so that it makes for a more precise managing car and because the product used is self-lubricating the motion associated with the pivot ball will remain smooth throughout use.
Aluminium center bracket
The Serpent 966 comes supplied with an aluminium center bracket as standard. Changing the standard composite variation, the newest part is significantly stiffer and thus decreases flex within axle which prolongs the life of belts and pulleys.
The front axle is made from high-grade aluminium and possesses the best quality one-way bearings lubricated with one-way lube. This ensures a regular drive on front Spring Steel drive cups.
Front Anti-roll Bar
The Serpent 966-TE comes standard with an adjustable front side anti-roll club. By rotating the 2 blades, it is simple to adjust the stiffness. Centering with an enhanced adjuster eccentric.
Another function is the two carbon-fibre part mounted framework stiffeners. These plates form a very good bridge between the front and rear part of the 960, and are installed right to radio stations dish bracket and also to a corner bulkheads. They boost the chassis tightness, a vital condition to produce effective use of advanced suspension modification options. The left chassis stiffener increases as a belt-tensioner owner to with a longer slot allow changes.
Serpent have provided the 125cc fuel tank with a silicone rubber seal for the gas tank lid that prevents leakage and so provides more consistent engine performance. Created from silicone rubber, the latest seal happens to be shaped generate a fantastic seal across the opening of this tank and permitting the tank lid to shut fully.
The tank is manufactured out of a more recent stronger product. The tanks do have more opposition to shattering in the eventuality of huge impact and changes to the lid pivot pin place further make sure a perfectly sealed tank. This new product can also be less temperature painful and sensitive and certainly will keeps it shape better also whenever hot. The tank provides the option to mount little spacers inside to fine-tune the amount.
The receiver on Serpent 966 can be installed in two various positions, depending on whether you decide on the laydown throttle servo mounting or the conventional upright throttle servo mounting.
In the event that you mount the throttle servo utilising the laydown configuration, the receiver is mounted on the remaining part regarding the radio dish, involving the gas tank and the exhaust system.
If you mount the throttle servo using the old-fashioned upright setup, the receiver (and protective address) are installed next to the throttle servo.
The benefit of these alternate mounting roles is it includes alternatives for electronics positioning, also options for eliminating any recurring disturbance problems that may occur.
Steering Servo Mounting
The steering servo is mounted on the best side right to the base of the radio plate and hangs free of other product. The steering system utilizes a centrally mounted servo-saver, which features adjustable spring stress and comes with four Ackerman choices, with the use of inserts, to greatly help fine-tune the 966-TE steering traits. Adjustable metal track rods with left and right threads are standard.
Produced from Spring Steel, the solid back axle is quite durable and ultra strong providing a fantastic base to install the trunk drive pulley. A steel pin secures the pulley and an o-ring keeps it in position.
Adjustable Rear Roll Center and Camber Increase
Regarding the Serpent 966-TE the rear roll centre is adjustable through the use of offset composite inserts, which place the wishbone pivot pins for the lower wishbones.The back camber increase can also be modified through the exact same method but regarding the top back wishbone pivot pins. The usage of composite inserts means both corrections can be easily made track part.
Rear Anti-roll Bar
The wire type back anti-roll club in the Serpent 966 is ball-raced for extra precision and much more precision.The blade kind rear anti-roll bar is optional.
Back Body Mount
A corner human body mount in the Serpent 966 could be connected in many different techniques to increase or reduce the downforce sent from human body toward rear wheels. You will find longer human anatomy mount hands, which can be installed towards rear uprights at axle level which supplies more down force towards tires. The complete assembly can also be free from binding, meaning there's absolutely no limitation of motion on the suspension system.
Rear Suspension System
A corner end geometry provides exceptional buttocks hold and offers a tremendously stable car both under stopping and at exiting corners. The OS 2 uprights sport small bearings to lessen un sprung fat, 3 upper arm mounting positions plus the possibility to use shims for changing the roll centers. Strong reduced wishbones with adequate product across the pivot pin and pivot balls, additionally the upper hands allow effortless modification regarding the camber and camber increase. Longer human anatomy mount hands provide more down force towards the wheels yet have no binding because of their mounting place.
Back Shock Tower
The trunk shock tower of Serpent 966 is made of 3mm carbon fibre, which once more makes this component ultra crash resistant. The rear surprise tower sports 4 shock mounting positions to assist you fine-tune your automobiles handling track side.
Quick Release Wheel System
The Serpent 966-TE comes standard with both spring-loaded aluminium fast release levers.
This dependable and time-saving system enables extremely swift tire modifications during cross country races, allowing you to return on track in as little time as you possibly can.
As a result of the front side wishbone configuration, you can effortlessly adjust the car's wheelbase through placement of 1 upper and reduced caster clip on each side of this automobile. Inside backside you are able to spot shims in front or on back associated with lower back wishbones to acquire plus or minus 3mm.
Throttle Servo Mounting
The 966-TE provides two possibilities the mounting regarding the throttle servo, firstly which is the the original stand-up throttle servo layout. To reduce the cars centre of gravity there's also an alternative to install the throttle servo in a lay out configuration. This moves the heavy engine and other elements of the servo reduced also to the within enabling better weight circulation and C of G.
The lay down throttle servo set up is designed to easily fit in the standard servo mounting area, thus enabling the easy modification over between configurations. If you opt to use the conventional upright mounting, you can mount the receiver next to the throttle servo. Otherwise the receiver is in its standard place in the remaining part associated with radio dish.
Drive Belt System
The Serpent 966-TE makes use of three Kevlar-reinforced main drive belts, driven by some composite pulleys installed on aluminium pulley adapters. This allows for a very smooth and efficient drive system that may withstand severe punishment.
Engine Mono block
The strong motor mono block that takes advantageous asset of the extra room where in actuality the motor is mounted on the LCG (Low Center of Gravity) framework dish. Too whilst the advantages of the mono block system, to get rid of the engine flexing, the block enables the engine become installed reduced in the framework by 2mm. Because of the engine being lowered the vehicle happens to be supplied with an inferior diameter flywheel.
Centax True Movement Clutch
Serpent presents new Centax clutches for 1/8 onroad. Numerous variations have been tried, however in the end it still comes close to the original idea.within the latest development the tapered form has been relocated from the flywheel towards force dish instead, improves punch and dependability. Serpent continues the use of the hard Centax spring to create preload, as the less critical and faster to adjust.
The 1/8 scale Centax real motion clutch, gets the black colored shoe and aluminum cutch housing as standard. Yellow and red footwear is tried aswell, plus the metal or light metal clutch housing.
Exhaust Mounting Spring
Making use of a spring-type mounting wire to separate vibrations, the spring is connected to the vehicle in the shape of an aluminium mounting post connected to the radio dish.
The SL8 2-speed gearbox is race proven and is easy to adjust and assemble thanks to its easy design. The gearbox features large ball bearings for additional durability and smoother rotation. The 8mm shaft will offer you increased stability.The new 2-speed gears are mounted to the providers with three little screws and are available in the full range of gears available in combination with pinions for the Centax-II clutch.
Given sealed top-quality lightweight bearings throughout, the drive train is extremely efficient and operates very smoothly.
30 bearings as a whole including 3 one-ways.
The Serpent 966 is a top-level competition racer and it is therefore fully adjustable. The racer can transform numerous settings easily and effectively, such as the suspension system geometry. The down stops can be easily accessed and simply modified with optimum effect. Caster, track-width, toe-in, camber, camber increase, and wheelbase can be adjusted easily, along with the front side and back roll-centre and rear body mount mounting angle.