Cars & Trucks > Car & Truck R/C - Gasoline-Powered > Car & Truck R/C Kits Gasoline-Powered Bookmark this Page

HPI Racing - HPIC1611 HPI112457 112457 944258024707 4944258024707
Manufacturer Stock#
A Closer Look at This Product
  Tech Notes

Accessories Needed

Replacement & Optional Parts

Regularly Purchased Together

Easy RC: Cars & Trucks

Browse HPI Racing

Product Feature Page

Manufacturer's Product Web Page

HPI Racing 1/5 Baja 5B SS Gas Kit
Click for parts for this item
HPI Racing 1/5 Baja 5B SS Gas Kit
View Larger Picture

Additional Pictures: Picture 1
On-line Videos: Video 1 (YOUTUBE)
Tower Catalog Page: 90

Stock Number
Retail Price
Tower's Low Price
FREE shipping when ordering this item on our web site... click for more information
Stock Status
In Stock
Buy Now
Add to wish list
—— Share ——

  Money-Saving Combos
Special Stock Number Tower's Low Price Click to Order Combo Savings
1/5 Baja 5B SS Gas Kit/Battery/Charger Combo Add to Wish List
954.97  Buy Now 20.00  

Regularly Purchased Together
Move your mouse over the listed items for pictures. Click any item for product details and to check compatibility.
Customers who purchased the above product also bought:
1.  LXWTE0 Tower Hobbies AC/DC Peak Charger NiCd/NiMH   29.99  Buy Now
2.  LWC110 Futaba 3PL 3-Channel 2.4GHz FHSS Radio System   114.98  Buy Now
3.  LXVTG1 Venom 5-Cell 6.0V 5000mAh NiMH Receiver Pack   34.99  Buy Now
4.  LXAVSY Futaba 3PRKA 3-Channel 2.4GHz FHSS Radio System   69.98  Buy Now
5.  LXDWF8 Futaba S3305 High-Torque Standard Servo w/Metal Gears 34.99  Buy Now
6.  LXUZ89 Hitec HS-645MG High-Torque 2BB Metal Gear Servo 29.99  Buy Now
7.  LXAXFC Futaba R203GF 3-Channel 2.4GHz S-FHSS Receiver 37.99  Buy Now
8.  LXVW07 Futaba S3004 Standard Ball Bearing Servo 13.99  Buy Now
9.  LXDTB3 Futaba S3010 Standard High-Torque BB Servo 22.99  Buy Now
Product Image

Tech Notes
This is the 1/5 scale, gasoline powered, radio controlled,
HPI Baja 5B SS Buggy kit.

**New factory high performance options for 2014 include;**
#87288 Steel Exhaust Header, HPIG8611
#15448 8000RPM High Response Clutch, HPIC1548
#87568 Aluminum Alloy Diff Case
#104966 Super Heavy Duty Dogbones, HPIC4966
#112845 Super Heavy Duty Front Hubs
#104781 One-Piece Rear Uprights, HPIC4781


Chassis: Narrow channel monocoque design 0.16" (4mm) thick, gun-metal
gray in color, constructed of aircraft grade 6061 T6 aluminum,
side guards protect engine from dirt and debris
Drive: Rear wheel gear drive with heavy duty dogbones
Engine: Fuelie 26S gas engine with pull starter,
quick release foam air filter, primer, choke and kill switch
Steering servo: SFL-11MG Servo, metal gear/24.7kg-cm6.0Vg (HPIM2772)
Ball Bearings: Full set included
Shocks: Four VVC heavy duty aluminum shocks with 5 externally
adjustable dampening settings and dual rate springs for
progressive dampening action on all surfaces, modified rear shock
tower brace
Main Gear: 57 tooth composite construction
Gearbox: Sealed, heavy duty metal gears
Differential: Viscous Torque Control can be tuned using different
weight diff oils, hardened metal planetary gears, aluminum alloy
diff case
Brakes: Ventilated dual disc
Clutch: 2-shoe, 8000 RPM
Gas Tank: 25.3 oz (750cc)
Front Tires: HPI Dirt Buster Rib Pattern M compound 2.4" (60mm) wide
6.7" (170mm) outer diameter
Rear Tires: HPI Dirt Buster Block Pattern S compound 3.1" (80mm)
wide, 6.7" (170mm) outer diameter
Wheels: Black 5-spoke, nylon 3-piece bead lock, bead is bolted to
wheel to hold tire securely in place-no need for tire glue
Body: Clear pre-cut
Rear Wing: Molded black plastic with decals applied
Roll Cage: Baja style high impact nylon protects engine and body
from crash damage
Suspension: Fully adjustable, long travel double wishbone
Caster: Adjustable, with shims 22 / 25.5* stock / 29 degrees
caster/toe-in refers to the angle of the front
suspension when viewed from the side of the car in relation to the
Camber: Adjustable, camber refers to the angle of the tops of the
tires from vertical when viewed from front or behind vehicle
Warranty: 2-year limited, valid only in USA, Canada and South America


HPI Baja 5B SS kit, engine, steering servo, 2oz (60cc) shock oil,
1oz (30cc) diff oil, 1oz (30cc) air filter oil, tube of gear grease
body, with wing, extra air filter, wrenches, decal sheet and
illustrated instruction manual, 3.4oz (100cc) Z191 2-cycle oil


Radio: 2-3 ch FM or 2.4GHz with standard size servo for throttle
(do not use AM radio)
Receiver Battery: 6V hump configuration, at least 3000mAh
Battery Charger: Timed or peak for receiver pack
Unleaded Gasoline: 87-93 octane, mix gasoline and two cycle oil
at 25:1 ratio,
Transmitter Batteries: AA, number depends on selected transmitter
Paint: Spray or brush-on for polycarbonate bodies
Building and track equipment


Length: 32.2" (817mm)
Front Width: 18.1" (460mm)
Rear Width: 18.9" (480mm)
Height: 10" (255mm) with 1G, 11" (280mm) with 0G
Ride Height: 3" (76mm)
Suspension Travel: Front 3.7" (95mm), Rear 3.9" (100mm)
Weight: 21.3 lbs (9.6kg) without fuel
Wheelbase: 22.4" (570mm) wheels on-center front-to-rear
_ Front Track: 15.5" (395mm)
Rear Track: 15.7" (400mm) outer edges of wheels
Gear Ratio: 8.382:1
Tires- Front: 2.4" (60mm) x 6.7" (170mm)
Rear: 3.1" (80mm) x 6.7" (170mm)
Length: 22.9" (581mm)
Width: 8.8" (224mm) at rear wheels (widest point)
3.25" (82mm) ahead of front wheels (thinnest point)
Height: 4.75" (121mm) at highest point


Baja light sets are available - HPIC0336 (white) HPIC0337 (blue)

For Replacement Ball Bearings use:
Qty. Size Location Qty Bearing Set
4 12x24mm Fr Wheel Hubs 2 HPIC0089
4 12x24mm R Wheel Hubs 2 HPIC0089
2 10x15mm Steering Shafts 1 DTXC1595
2 17x30mm Idler Gear 1 HPIC0092
2 12x24mm Drive Gear 1 HPIC0089
1 12x24mm Spur Gear Mount 1 HPIC0089
2 10x15mm Diff 1 DTXC1595

jxs 12/06/13

– If you need more information, use these HPI Racing resources –
Click Here: Manufacturer's Product Web Page
Web Site:
Phone: 888-349-4474
  Postal Address:
HPI Racing

Click here for Units of Measure Conversion Calculators

Accessories Needed
This is the Gasoline Powered 1/5 scale HPI Baja 5B SS Kit. FEATURES: 2-cycle 1.6 cu in (26cc) gasoline engine w/pull starter, steering servo, fr & r sway bars, 8000 RPM clutch, beadlock wheels, VVC heavy duty shocks, shock oil, 2-cycle oil, tuned pipe & stock muffler, clear body REQUIRES: 2-3 ch radio, 6V RX pack, charger, gasoline, AA batteries, tools

Accessories for the HPI Racing 1/5 Baja 5B SS Gas Kit

Primary Accessories Radio & Engine Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories
  Special Stock Number Product Description Parts Saver Eligible Tower's
Low Price
Click to Order Quantity Needed In Cart? Stock
 LXDHJD Duratrax Onyx AA Alkaline Battery (4)
Qty Discount Available
2.99   In Stock
 LXCNTP HPI Racing Plazma 5-Cell 6.0V 4300mAh NiMH
Add to Wish List
44.99   Early Apr
 LXWTE0 Tower Hobbies AC/DC Peak Charger NiCd/NiMH
Qty Discount Available
29.99   In Stock
Subtotal for this Group of Accessories: 77.97  
Click to Order all items listed in this Group of Accessories    Buy This group of Accessories

Primary Accessories Radio & Engine Equipment Building & Field Equipment Optional Accessories

Tower Hobbies Has Been Serving Hobbyists Since 1971 • Call 800-637-6050 or 217-398-3636
See Tower Hobbies
Reviews at
Hobbico, Hobby & Model Construction
Supplies - Retail, Champaign, IL
We accept the following: We accept the following payment methods: Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club International, JCB, China UnionPay, PayPal, and PayPal Credit.
Unauthorized use of any materials presented here is prohibited. Copying or reproducing any elements from this page is not permitted. All prices, descriptions and availability subject to change. Displayed within some areas of our web site, the Retail Price is suggested by the manufacturer or supplier, or estimated in keeping with standard industry practice. It may not represent the prevailing price in your area or a price that Tower Hobbies has ever offered for the item.
Copyright © Tower Hobbies All rights reserved. Do not duplicate or redistribute in any form.