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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 02.20.2014, Version- You Still Write, I…

“Please help with pro line body thumbwashers install Hi guys, please help me. i was wondering what exact size drill bit do i use to install a Pro-Line Body Mount Thumbwasher Kit that i read about Thanks, Wolfy” Cubby- Hey Wolfy. Obviously you are a man of good taste and judgment, choosing to ditch those PITA body clips in favor of vastly superior Pro-Line [...]

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2014 HPI Baja 5B SS

2014 HPI Baja 5B SS Buggy

When it comes to bashing, the HPI Baja 5B SS is one of the “Kings of the Hill”. For 2014 HPI has updated the buggy to make it better than ever. Some of the updates include- * Heavy duty front wheel hubs * Aluminum tuned pipe with steel header * One piece rear hubs * Super heavy duty driveshafts, diff shafts and axles The part [...]

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fid baja brake

FID Hydraulic Brakes For Baja Video

We recently posted information about the new 4 Wheel Hydraulic Disc Brake System from FID Racing, and people went ‘oohhhhh’. Well, they just let us know there is a video of the system in action. Talk about loosing some rubber on the stops, this system brings that vehicle to a halt! The HPI Baja 5B in the shop may just [...]

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FID Racing 4 Wheel Hydraulic Brakes For BAJA 5B/5T…

Driving a modified, high horsepower HPI Baja is loads of fun. There is just something about going 50 mph with a Baja that is quite exhilarating. But at the end of every high speed pass you must get slowed down. The crew over at FID Racing now have a high-end brake set-up for your Baja. Their new 4 wheel hydraulic [...]

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Kraken Class 1 TSK for HPI 5B/5T/5SC

Kraken RC Class 1 TSK Kit for HPI 5th Scalers

Looking to turn your HPI 5B into a truly scale looking buggy? If so Kraken RC has a new true scale kit to turn your 5th scale HPI into a Class 1 buggy. Street price is said to be right around $300, and the kit is rumored to be hitting the market in the next few weeks. Hit up the official [...]

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HPI SFL-11MGWP waterproof servo

New Waterproof Baja Servo From HPI

No doubt HPI has sold zillions of vehicles from their 5th scale Baja line-up of buggies and trucks. And no doubt they’ve been great fun to drive as well as solid bashers. However, some bashers like to drive their HPI Baja’s in the wet as well as the dry. Unfortunately the stock servo’s were not sealed to keep water out. [...]

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baja 5b flux

HPI RTR BAJA 5B FLUX

It seems like the people over at HPI Racing have been on the warpath lately for releasing new vehicles! Their latest announcement is for the RTR Baja 5B Flux. It boasts speeds of 60mph on 8s lipo using a Castle Creations Mamba XL2 ESC and NEU-Castle 2028-780Kv Motor. HPI reworked the all the aluminum parts for this one, and have [...]

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alumicraft 5b aluminum body

Alumicraft RC – Baja 5B Aluminum Body

Recently we mentioned the Aluminum Baja 5T from Alumicraft RC that had us drooling. Well we just got a few pictures of the HPI Baja 5B Aluminum Body for your viewing pleasure. I believe we are still in the ‘YES PLEASE’ realm. #gallery-7 { margin: auto; } #gallery-7 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-7 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-7 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see [...]

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RCX 2012 – Kraken RC basher chassis for Baja…

Kraken RC is showing off their recently announced X2 chassis for the HPI Baja 5 line of vehicles. If it looks like a molded chassis, that’s because it is. In fact, it’s the first ever molded chassis for HPI’s 1/5 scale vehicles. It’s made from a specially formulated polymer created by DuPont, and Kraken claims it has great hardness, rigidity, [...]

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Integy Snow / Sand conversion

Don’t let the snow slow you down!!!!

Hello everyone – Even though Old Man Winter has given most of the lower 48 a break this year. For us here in Chicagoland, there is a couple of inches of snow on the ground which is perfect for the snowmobile conversion from Integy. Rear treads and front ski’s are available. For those of you in a [...]

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RPM Light Mounts for HPI Baja 5B

RPM – Light Pod Mounts for HPI Baja 5B

We are always happy when we see RPM putting out some more parts for the HPI Baja 5B! Their latest product are these Light Pod Mounts. They are sold in pairs, and allow up to four HPI Light Pods (not included) to be mounted to the RPM Front Bumper (also not included). This is pretty cool. Nothing like [...]

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BZM Micro 23cc Reed Motor for Baja 5 (1)

BZM Micro’s engine isn’t all that micro…

BZM Micro was showing off their new 23cc engine for the Baja 5 line at RCX.  This beast is an all new design, not just a bulked up Fuelie or Zenoah.  While this guy may be smaller than a lot of other after-market engines, it’s numbers are anything but.  According to BZM’s dyno testing, when this engine is paired to [...]

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Team Chase shock towers for Baja

Team Chase’s new rear shock towers for Baja line

If you’ve ever snapped a shock tower on your Baja 5B/T/SC then you might want to take a look at these new, super beefy towers from Team Chase.  In the picture to the right you can see a stock shock tower at the top and Team Chase’s redesigned and much stronger tower below.  Beyond the redesign, Team Chase is molding [...]

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RPM – HPI 5B Roof Guard

New from RPM is this cool little HPI 5B Roof Guard. Once again the guys from RPM have come up with a cool idea to help protect that spark plug sitting out in the open of your HPI 5B. You know RPM is tough stuff, so if you are looking for some added protection, this roof [...]

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HPI Baja 5B Bumper and Skid Plate from RPM!

We all know that RPM stuff rocks, but they mostly make stuff for the 1/10th and 1/8th scale market. Well check this out! RPM now has a HPI Racing Baja 5B Bumper and Skid Plate set! This is what the doctor has ordered! Those big cars hit hard, and to see something available from RPM means [...]

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