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HPI Racing 1/5 Baja 5B V2.0 Gas 2.4GHz RTR
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This is the 1/5 scale, gasoline powered, 2.4GHz radio controlled,
HPI Baja 5B 2.0 Ready to Run Off-Road Buggy.


Chassis: Narrow channel monocoque design 0.16" (4mm) thick, gunmetal
anodized, constructed of aircraft grade 6061 T6 aluminum, nylon
plastic skid plates front and rear
Drive: Rear wheel gear drive
Engine: 2 cycle 1.40 cu in (23cc) gasoline with pull starter,
updated cylinder that provides 10% more power than original version
dual element foam air filter, primer, choke and kill switch. Now
equipped with Torx T27 screws for less wear on tools and screws
Exhaust: Steel High Flow design with much larger capacity than
Radio: 2.4GHz Spread Spectrum DSSS with failsafe function that
prevents low voltage runaways, steering dual rate, servo reversing
switches and flashing LED low battery warning
Servos: Water resistant with high torque 25kg-cm steering servo
Radio Box: Sealed, rubber plugs provide access, no need to unscrew
entire box
Receiver Battery: 2000mAh, five sub C-cells 6V rechargeable pack
with standard connector
Clutch: Automatic centrifugal type, 8000 RPM for quick aceleration
Fuel Tank: 24oz (700cc)
Ball Bearings: Full set included
Shocks: Four VVC/HD oil-filled, aluminum body, five externally
adjustable dampening settings and dual rate springs for progressive
dampening action on all surfaces
Main Gear: 57 tooth
Gearbox: Sealed
Differentials: Viscous Torque Control can be tuned using different
weight diff oils, hardened metal planetary gears
Brakes: Ventilated dual disc
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: 5-spoke, nylon 3-piece bead lock, bead is bolted to wheel
to hold tire securely in place-no need for tire glue
Body: 0.08" (2mm) thick polycarbonate pre-painted in either gray, red
or blue (see COMMENTS below) with decals applied
Rear Wing: Adjustyable, 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 shim 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 through manufacturer beginning at date of


HPI Baja 5B 2.0 RTR buggy with 1.40 cu in (23cc) gasoline engine,
2.4GHz radio, 2 water resistant servos, 6V RX pack, 3.4oz (100cc)
2-cycle oil, 2oz (60cc) shock oil, 1oz (30cc) diff oil, 1oz (30cc)
air filter oil, tube of gear grease, body with wing, extra air
air filter, wrenches, decal sheet and illustrated instruction


Unleaded Gasoline: 87-93 octane, mix gasoline and oil at 25:1 ratio
Transmitter Batteries: 8 AA
Screwdriver: Flat blade, 3/16" (4-5mm) wide
Rx battery charger


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)(approx.)
Wheelbase: 22.4" (570mm) wheels on-center front-to-rear
Front Tread: 15.0" (382mm)
Rear Tread: 15.8" (402mm) wheels on-center side-to-side
Front Track: 17.4" (442mm)
Rear Track: 18.1" (460mm) 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


The 2.4GHz HPI Baja 5B 2.0 is available with the following body
Cool Blue, HPID59BB
Subdued Gray, HPID59EE
Bright Red, HPID59RR

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 01/15/10

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This is the 2.4GHz Radio Controlled 1/5 Scale HPI Baja 5B 2.0 RTR Buggy. FEATURES: 2 cycle 1.40cu in (23CC) gasoline engine w/pull starter, 2.4GHz radio w/2 water resistant servos, fail safe, auto centrifugal clutch, long travel double wishbone suspension, 2-cycle, shock, diff & filter oil, charger REQUIRES: Gasoline, 8 AA batteries, screwdriver

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