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DE Racing “Borrego 8” 1/8 Buggy Wheels (Black) (4)
This is a set of four black DE Racing "Borrengo 8" 1/8 Scale Buggy Wheels. These wheels are intended for use with any 1/8 scale buggy or any application that uses a standard 1/8 scale buggy wheel. Not resting on the success of the "Borrego" 1/10 scale wheels, DE Racing decided to get back to their 1/8 scale roots and create the "Borrego 8". Like their smaller siblings, these wheels bring a touch of scale realism and style adopted from full scale pro buggy class race cars, and incorporate a simulated bead lock ring and foam mud plug to their design.
Though appearance was important, the main goal was to create a wheel that would truly perform at the top of today's competitive racing world. The first objective was rigidity. Rigidity in not only the face of the wheel, but in its inner glue beads hoop strength as well. DE Racing believes that a rigid wheel helps to eliminate the undampened spring effect of a soft flexible wheel and allows for a more consistent and confident handling car on fast and bumpy track surfaces. Second, the wheel had to be tough enough to endure the worst a track or driver could throw at them. Both of these goals were more than met with a wheel that is more rigid than two piece wheels yet as light weight as most one piece wheels! The final unique feature of the Borrego 8 is the high level of clearance on the inside support ribs. This clearance allows Losi 8ight drivers the ability to modify their car for larger amounts of steering travel without having to modify the wheels.
- Rigid sidewall
- Ultra high hoop strength on inner glue bead
- Standard larger diameter and width
- Standard 17mm hex and offset
- Light weight 1 piece design
- Glue channel on face for easy mounting
- Extra internal clearance for modified Losi 8ights
- Available in Black, Silver, White, and Yellow
- Sold in packs of 4
- Made in U.S.A.
This product was added to our catalog on April 24, 2012.