The Axial Capra 1.9 Unlimited Trail Buggy Builder's Kit is a "new from the ground up" design that any advanced RC enthusiast eager for cutting-edge crawling will appreciate. Its Currie F9 Portal Axles provide extra ground clearance at the diff pumpkin for the best crawling performance. With the included Dig transmission, you can also switch on the fly between 4WD and FWD directly from your 3-channel transmitter — locking the rear axle whenever you need the tighter turning radius of front drive power. The Capra features a realistic tube chassis design and metal gears everywhere, from the center transmission to the lockers and portal axles. It rides on licensed Raceline 3-piece molded beadlock wheels that can be fitted with whatever 1.9 tires you prefer. For pioneering performance in an RC trail buggy kit, choose the Axial Capra.
- Axial Capra 1.9 Unlimited Trail Buggy 4WD Kit
- Product Manual
- Radio System
- Steering Servo
- Micro Servo (for Dig operation, SPMSSX107 recommended)
- 1.9" Mounted Tires
- Newly designed transmission with Dig function enables a tighter turning radius by locking the rear axle for FWD power only.
- Currie F9 Portal Axles increase ground clearance at the diff pumpkin for the best crawling performance.
- Includes all-metal gears, from the center transmission to the lockers and portal axles.
- Tube chassis design offers optimum clearance plus realistic scale looks.
- All pivot points are on stainless steel balls for a durable, long-lasting suspension point.
- Includes injection-molded, 3-piece, licensed Raceline beadlock wheels.
- Adjustable oil-filled shocks feature hard anodized, threaded shock bodies, a single coilover spring, and a cap with a bleed port.
- All-metal front universal axles provide smooth action and 45 degrees of steering angle for an efficient, high-performance drivetrain.
- Durable, machined aluminum universal.
- Finely tuned suspension geometry delivers the best crawling capabilities
Approximate Assembly Time: 7-10 Hours
Ball Bearings: Full set
Batteries: Shorty configuration
Body: Unpainted panels
Brakes: Integral with ESC
Bushing Material: Metal
Charger: Sold separately
Chassis: Injection molded tubular
Completion Level: Kit
Drivetrain: 4WD Shaft Drive
Final Drive Ratio: 37:1
Gear Pitch: 32-Pitch
Ground Clearance: 3" (76.2mm)
Height: 8.25" (209.5mm)
Internal Gear Ratio: 5.14:1
Length: 17" (431.8mm)
Max Battery Dimensions: 1.02 x 3.8 x 1.8" (26 x 98 x 47mm)
Motor Size: 540 sold separately
Radio: At least 3-channel (sold separately)
Servos: High torque steering servo (sold separately
Shock Type: Aluminum body, oil-filled, coil-over spring, soft and firm springs included
Speed Control: Axial AE-5L (sold separately) to operate light bar
Suspension: 4-link w/stainless steel pivot balls
Tire Compound: Tires sold separately
Track: Front and Rear, 8.75" (222.2mm) distance from outer edges of tires measured side-to-side
Vehicle Type: Crawler, Scale 4x4 crawler kit
Weight: 4lbs (1.8kg)
Wheel Diameter: 1.9" (48.26mm)
Wheel Hex Size: 12mm Hex
Wheel Type: Raceline 3-piece beadlock monster
Wheel Width: 1" (25.4mm)
Wheelbase: 12.5" (317.5mm)
Width: 10.25" (260.35mm)
This product was added to our catalog on September 27, 2019
https://youtu.be/uWuhQ63mRII To see it in action
I have other Axial branded rigs and all were kits; Wraith, SCX10II Cherokee and UMG10, Yeti, all had their deviations in upgrades.
Yet the Capra was the easiest to build while keeping to stock components, albeit I forgone the DIG for 4WS. The new plastic composition is much better for my hands. I'm a heavy equipment mechanic and dealing with fasteners that require only the slightest bit of torque, tend to get stripped, not so much an issue with the Capra.
Boomracing alloy wheels, Pro Line Super Swampers TSL/SX, Crawler Innovations 4.75 (f/soft, r/med), Hobbywing AXE 2300, CC BEC, Reefs RC 422's, Spectrum SR515/DX5C, SSD Overdrive in the front axle, Hobbystar 3s 3700mah.
Took it out for the first run just a couple days ago... a first, no break downs or failures, I gave it fair chance to do so in 40 degree weather. 3 hours and only used 1 1/2 batteries.
Honestly I think this kit is the best one to come out yet for Axial, and the only drawback is for scale points is the lack of CMS.
Its a little wider than I had hoped for, still much better suited for my trails than the GMade GOM.
It's a keeper and sure to be a regular runner for me.
Not looking for views, but if interested in seeing it against a couple other rigs, it can be found on my channel, Terra Quest RC. https://youtu.be/Ce9r8f0l5qg
The best thing is the you get all metal gears in the transmission and dig. Plus stainless steel links. Keep in mind one end of the links is revers threaded and the hole in the links are far making adjustments (just like a tie rod). This means you can make sure your axles are Parallel to one another and chassis.(if you’re really a perfectionist). I would definitely recommend the Capra. Good out of box performance.
Ps. Watch you tube videos on building it. Instructions are vague and sections are a bit incorrect. I’m not going to let that affect my review. I rarely use them after it’s Assembled. I Hope Axial will revisit the instruction manual. Well kit done otherwise.
I can’t say enough good things about the ease of build, and have made these choices / recommendations:
1. Hobbywing AXE 540 XL rev 2 brushless sensored motor and ESC
2. Fly sky FS-GT5 controller and fly sky 6 channel receiver fits nicely .
3. Reefs 500 RAW steering servo
4. A blast on 3s: Dynamite Reaction 2 3700Mah 3s 50c LIPO
5. Spektrum RC SX107 dig servo (only regret and only one I could find that fits the cramped dîmensions. With carefully setting your endpoints, it will be ok. Make sure to leave BEC at 6 volt setting so it won’t burn it out!!
1. Vitavon aluminum front and rear axles
2. Treal aluminum transmission housing
3. RC screwz stainless screws
Everywhere passes and there are no problems with overhangs, in any dirt with pleasure.
Thank you very much)))
With that being said Horizon could have made the options for the micro servo a lil better. They could have supplied the servo saver parts with the kit instead of with the servo they recommended. Still with that being the biggest issue. The recommended servo does work very well.
I would definitely recommend this kit to anyone that is really interested in this truck. Just keep an eye on the parts you are getting for it. Maybe add a smaller pinion gear to your order as running 3S on a 35 turn motor does get a bit warm on the ESC.
A good truck and lots of fun.
Have fun and lots of it.
Amain processed the order quick and got it to me in great time, even with everything going on. Top notch service as always