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OFNA Hyper 8.5x RTR 1/8 Competition Buggy Kit (w/Macstar .28)

OFNA Hyper 8.5x RTR 1/8 Competition Buggy Kit (w/Macstar .28)
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Price: $255.00
Availability: In Stock
Model: OFN14349
Manufacturer: OFNA
Average Rating: Not Rated

This is the Hyper 8.5x RTR 1/8 Competition Buggy kit from HoBao. To stay at the very top of racing requires constant development, testing and new ideas. Since its release the Hyper 8 has continually been the focus of the HoBao designers to further enhance and improve what was already a winning design. After all, a car, team, driver is only as good as his last win.

The release of the new Hyper 8.5 Pro brings together the ultimate and most up-to-date racing package consisting of new design features as well as additional optional set-up accessories all inside the box. This is your one-stop buggy to instant success.

What's different as you may feel it looks the same. Well this version has the optional FR2 chassis which is standard with an additional 2mm extra length at both the front and rear for improved handling, jumping and general driveabilty. Larger, big bore shocks result in more constant and less oil changes during hard long finals. All 5 optional roll-bars are included, along with CNC aluminium suspension arm holders, servo horn, engine/chassis brace, lightweight wheel hubs and wheel dust proof nuts.


  • Front, center & rear oil filled differentials
  • 17mm Big Bore oil-filled shocks with Teflon pistons
  • .28 MacStar nitro engine
  • Aluminum center & front plate
  • Low Profile radio tray
  • Carbon 3 shoe clutch
  • Full sealed ball bearings
  • In tank and external fuel filter
  • Painted body
  • Aluminum radio tray
  • Polished 2 chamber tuned pipe
  • Front adjustable steering turnbuckles
  • Aluminum shock towers
  • Front & rear brake disks with bias
  • Front & rear sway bars
  • Hard anodized FR2 chassis
  • Transponder mount
  • Front C-hub suspension
  • Adjustable wheel base
  • High capacity fuel tank

Additional Features:

  • Front caster block has interchangeable inserts for different caster angles, does not require removal of driveshaft.
  • No E-clips, Inboard hinge pins in captive supports front and rear. Outboard hinge pins secured with setscrew.
  • Rollbars have one piece molded connectors, which are accurate and light weight.
  • Gearbox casing more compact and is not chassis mounted for protection, with diff mounted lower.
  • New fuel tank does not require 90deg opening for fast filling.
  • Rear hubs feature interchangeable inserts to alter track width by 0.15mm each side.
  • New 2-piece brake mount for quick spur gear change.
  • AMB mount features wire runner for personal transponders.
  • Sealed radio box for water protection and easy access with the antenna tube held in with setscrew.
  • Rear upper arm features angled ball joint to allow more suspension down travel without binding on wheel.
  • Rear toe-in adjustable with different color hub inserts.
  • New suspension geometry allows more travel combined with smaller shocks for less weight.
  • Shocks feature 3.5mm shafts and more space behind blatter for more consistent performance.
  • New caster blocks. Choose from 18, 20, or 22, bottom block of C-hub changes caster.
  • New design fuel tank and high flow air filter as well as sealed chrome top radio box.
  • A smaller gear box, new suspension geometry and light weight arms allows for more travel
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