HPI Racing Nitro Star K5.9 Engine

Tower Stock# LXUTW8  •  Manufacturer Stock# 15250
HPI Racing Nitro Star K5.9 Engine (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is the K5.9 Big Block Engine with Pull Starter from HPI.


Fits all versions of the current glow powered HPI Savage
ABC piston and liner construction, "A"luminum piston with "B"rass
cylinder liner that is "C"hrome plated
Three needle composite bodied slide valve carburetor with 9.5mm
diameter inlet
Twelve fin aluminum heat sink cylinder head, gun metal gray in color
Two year warranty, valid for engines sold and used in the USA,
Canada and South America


K5.9 Big Block Engine with Pull Starter, silicone exhaust gasket,
R5 cold glow plug, foam air filter assembly with zip ties and
instruction sheet


Fuel: Car blend with 20-25% nitro content
Glow plug wrench and track equipment


Displacement: .36 cu in (5.9cc)
Carburetor Settings-
High Speed Needle: Flush with groove
Low Speed and Mid Range Needle: Flush with carb body
Idle Adjustment Screw: Set after high speed needle is adjusted-set
high enough to keep engine running smoothly but not engage the
clutch or turn the wheels
Refer to manual for more detailed carburetor setting info

Height from Crankcase Bottom to top of Cylinder Head: 4.4" (112mm)
Height/bottom of Mounting Tab to top of Cylinder Head: 3.8" (97.5mm)
Distance between Mounting Hole Centers Same Side: 0.87" (22mm)
Distance between Mounting Hole Centers Opposite Side: 1.5" (38mm)
Length from Starter to end of Crankshaft: 4.4" (112mm)
Length from Starter to Front Bearing: 3.3" (83mm)
Width at Mounting Tabs: 1.8" (45mm)
Diameter of Cooling Head: 2.4" (60mm)
jxs 6/10/08

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