HPI Baja 5B SS - 2010

KSM-Vtec’s Team-BHP Garage
HPI Baja 5B SS - 2010

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

Rear wheel gear drive with heavy duty dogbones

Engine: 2 cycle 1.6 cu in (26cc) gasoline with pull starter, quick release foam air filter, primer, choke and kill switch

Upgraded Aluminum tune pipe for increased power and quicker acceleration.

Water proof, metal gear high torque 25kg-cm steering servo speed, 0.16 sec at 60

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

Sealed, heavy duty metal gears

Viscous Torque Control can be tuned using different weight diff oils, hardened metal planetary gears, aluminum alloy diff case

Ventilated dual disc

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

Black 5-spoke, nylon 3-piece bead lock, bead is bolted to wheel to hold tire securely in place-no need for tire glue

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

Fully adjustable, long travel double wishbone

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 chassis

Adjustable, camber refers to the angle of the tops of the tires from vertical when viewed from front or behind vehicle

Other Specs:
Length: 817mm
Width (front): 460mm
Width (rear): 480mm
Height: 255mm
Track (front): 395mm
Track (rear): 400mm
Wheelbase: 570mm
Weight: 9.6kg (without fuel)
Camber: adjustable front & rear
Caster: adjustable front
Toe-In: adjustable front & rear
Drive System: 2WD viscous diff
On road setup

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Day 1 - Just out of the box During the Build period The power house Built Back end Custom paint job Project Completed!! Time for some action Football field On road setup Straignt line!!
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Member: KSM-Vtec
Created: 5th February 2011 14:05
Last Modified: 5th February 2011 15:18
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KSM-Vtec lol...wish i had a batmobile also ...but believe me this is no less than 1.

its a 1/5th scale...and great fun.

the damage is close to $1,000.
15th April 2011
mayankk :)
When i saw the thumbnail, i thought, "damn, somebody owns a batmobile in india!!"
didnt have any clue about the scale, see.
must be a ton o' fun, eh?
really really cool.
what was the damage, time and moneywise?
15th April 2011
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