New Braking System
One of the truly innovative features of this car is the new braking system. Through the ball-raced brake cam, two push-pins are moved horizontally to actuate the brakes. Due to the horizontal action of the push-pins, and not the twisting of the brake cam, all distortion in this area is removed and the brake pads are evenly pressed together. The brake cam is supported by ball-bearings for smooth, precise action. Additionally, this new system has been affixed to the bulkhead and therefore does away with the need for chassis pins to block the movement of the innermost brake pad. This further adds to the precision and exceptional stopping power of the braking system.
Adjustable Rear Roll Center & Camber Rise
On the Serpent 960 the rear roll center is adjustable through the use of offset composite inserts, which position the wishbone pivot pins of the lower wishbones.
The rear camber rise can also be adjusted through the same method but on the upper rear wishbone pivot pins. The use of composite inserts means both adjustments can be easily made trackside.
Throttle Servo Mounting
Similar to the S950R throttle servo configuration, the 960 configuration has the throttle servo rotated so that the head of the servo is facing to the outside. This moves the heavy motor and other parts of the servo to the inside allowing for better weight distribution.
What’s unique about this is not the way that the linkage works, through the use of a pushrod, but the fact that the 960 also accommodates the traditional stand-up throttle servo layout. You now have the choice to mount your throttle servo as you prefer!
The laydown throttle servo assembly has been designed to fit in the standard servo mounting space, thus enabling the easy change over between configurations. If you decide to use the traditional upright mounting, you can mount the receiver next to the throttle servo as per the 710. Otherwise the receiver is in its standard place on the left side of the radio plate.
New Steering Blocks
The new steering blocks have been designed not only for strength and to remove any flex in the part but due to its new design it also has performance benefits. The pivot ball positions have 0mm inclination (they are directly above each other) and 0mm offset, which gives a very neutral balance while at the same time giving more steering.
The front wheel axle comes standard with a composite spacer to fit between the two bearings to prevent damage and aid in the free running of the bearings.
Purpose: High-end competition
Class: 1/8th scale gas on-road, IFMAR rules
Major titles: 2005 German National Champion
Max. speed: 120km/h +
Chassis: 5mm 7075 aerospace quality aluminum, precision CNC machined
Radio plate: 2.5mm carbon fiber, CNC machined with laid down throttle and steering servos
Fuel tank: 125cc new design with AFL lid
Front axle: Aluminum front axle with one-way bearings. New adjustable front belt tension
Rear axle: Solid rear axle
Gearbox: Lightweight 2-speed with interchangeable gears 45-48T std
Clutch system: Centax-II™ clutch system with interchangeable hard anodized alu. gears 16-19T std
Suspension: Independant double wishbone suspension
Shock absorbers: RCC shock absorbers, pre assembled
Wheel base: Adjustable 296 - 300mm +/-1.7mm
Track-width front: 250mm - 260mm
Track-width rear: 260mm - 266mm
Adjustability: Camber, Caster, Down-stops, Up-stops, Toe-in, Track width, Wheel base, Front & rear roll center
Weight: 2.520kg (depending on radio gear)
Instructions: Full color Instruction manual, Reference guide and Set-up guide
Not included: Engine and pipe, body, radio equipment, tires, 5-cell battery pack
Items Required (not included)
1 X (2ch) Transmitter
1 X (2ch) Receiver
2 X Steering Servo (Standard Size)
Radio Battery -
8 X 2AA battery
Reciiver Battery -
Fail Safe -
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