Axial are releasing the 1/8 Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy as a kit. There are a few upgrades in the Kit that are not found in the RTR.
- Precision Icon Vehicle Dynamics aluminum shocks
- A Rear Sway Bar
- 3mm Aluminum Lower Link Plates
- Aluminum 17mm Hex Hubs and Nuts
- Adjustable Steel Turnbuckles
In addition to all of that, the kit will also include: Continue Reading
The Axial Yeti XL is an impressive looking RC vehicle, by the size alone it commands attention. It is the first of its kind, classified as a 1/8 scale Monster Buggy. Since its November 2014 release, many people have had questions, so lets take a closer look at it and see if it’s worth the $699 US price tag. (It can be found cheaper using coupons and promos offered by various sellers.)
What is in The Box
The box is huge and inside it you find the Axial Yeti XL, a 2.4ghz Transmitter, a Manual and some Parts Bags that include two extra sets of Helmets ready to be customized, Body Clip Pull Tabs (No clips), some of the Yeti XL’s include Diff Shims that need to be installed (Rumour has it the new ones already have the shims installed at the factory), assorted Shock Pistons, Hallow Balls, Body Mounts and some other goodies.
Out of the box, the Yeti XL is just very cool to look at. You should find yourself grinning ear to ear. Upon closer look, you may find some issues. Example: The left rear tire on mine was not glued to the rim at all. At that point it was time for a closer inspection. Continue Reading