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HPI 1/5 Scale Baja 5B Flux 2Wd Electric Desert Buggy Sbk With Clear (HPI 160324 | HPI160324)

Model: HPI 160324
Dist. #: HPI160324   SKU: HPI160324

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1/5 Scale Baja 5B Flux 2Wd Electric Desert Buggy Sbk With Clear ...
1/5 Scale Baja 5B Flux 2WD Electric Desert Buggy SBK with Clear Body (No Electronics)

The one and only initial HPI Baja 5B is BACK and prepared for you to build from the ground up! The HPI SBK collection of Self Develop Kits grows with the addition of not simply one, but 2 1/5th scale HPI sets! Fans of electric off-road RC will be very thrilled to build their own brushless-powered 1/5th scale with the HPI Baja 5B FLUX Self Build Kit! Experience the adventure and excitement of constructing a car which winds up being over 80cm (almost 32 inches) long and weighing almost 10kg (over 21 pound)! Just install your own electronics as you build the Baja 5B FLUX and you'll be prepared for any adventure that comes your way!

With extra-tough drivetrain parts taken straight from the gasoline-powered variation such as the thick torque differential, super-durable composite spur gear with internal damping and all-metal drivetrain, the Baja 5B FLUX is prepared for up to 8S of raw LiPo power, so you can see speeds of over 50 miles per hour!

The Baja 5B FLUX is also equipped with extra-big and super-tough suspension parts, including remarkable HPI durability! With its expertly created molded composite suspension plus extra-long adjustable HD shocks, and enormous high effect nylon 3-piece beadlock wheels, the Baja 5B is prepared for full-speed racing on any off-road circuit!

The 4mm thick 6061 aluminum monocoque chassis fits a big battery box and has area for the BIGGEST brushless motors you can discover for RC, and also features an adjustable motor install. Exact steering is provided by a dual-bellcrank rack and cam-type servo saver. Aluminum parts are anodized in cool gunmetal and a sleek FLUX-specific clear polycarbonate body is included in the SBK kit, prepared for your customized racing scheme!

The tube roll cage is made of high effect nylon and topped with a real aluminum roofing system to carry on the timeless appearances. The roll cage is totally functional and secures the motor and internals from crash damage. The roll cage, radio box, body panels, wing, undertray and gear case are all installed with fast gain access to clips for simple maintenance.

The Baja 5B SBK Consists Of these Upgrades:

Front & Back Sway Bars (86618)- Front and rear sway bars improves handling and offers quicker steering action over. Include more tuning possibilities with the Sway Bar Set!

Super Heavy Duty Drive Shaft (104966) - The 9mm thick Super Heavy Duty Drive Shafts and matching HD drivetrain parts add a major quantity of strength to the drivetrain, and the rubber boots keep mud and turf from the outdrives and bearings.

Rear Center Provider (104781) - The one-piece Back Center Carriers are much easier to adjust, more resilient, and are a lighter weight than the initial multi-piece hub carriers. They also permit toe-in changes of 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4 degrees to assist match the Baja's performance to track conditions.

24mm Heavy Duty Front Hex Center (105612) - Changing the initial C-clip front hex hub, the HD Front Hex Center includes a major quantity of strength to the front suspension and drastically improves the durability of the HPI Baja 5B.

Suggested electronic specifications:

Motor: 1/5th scale motor with 800KV ranking, optimum 113mm (length) x 56mm (diameter) with 30mm M4 mounting holes

Speed controller: 1/5th scale ESC with 200 amp constant present ranking to match the motor

Battery: overall of 4S-8S LiPo, combined optimum size 200 x 84 x 47mm

High-current connectors: matching connectors for the motor, ESC and batteries

Radio system: 2-channel radio & transmitter set with voltage & signal failsafe

Servo: minimum 25kg/cm or 486oz-in ranking with 75mm mounting (large scale standard size)

Battery battery charger: LiPo balance battery charger appropriate for selected automobile battery.

Kit Requirements

Total Length 817mm

Height: 255mm

Width: Front - 460mm; Back - 480mm

Tire Track (to center of tires): Front - 395mm; Back - 400mm

Wheelbase: 570mm

Ride Height: 76mm

Suspension Travel: Front - 95mm; Back - 100mm

Weight: 9.6kg (21.3pound)

Adjustable Camber: front - shims; rear - screw

Front caster: adjustable with shim 22 / 25.5* / 29 degrees (* stock)

Toe-in: Front adjustable with tie rod; Rear adjustable with inserts 0-4 degrees (3 degrees stock set-up)

Aircraft aluminum 6061 T6 monocoque chassis

Double wishbone suspension with adjustable roll center F/R

Drive system: HD metal equipments with sealed gear box (8.382:1 gear ratio)

Differential: thick torque control with 4 pinion equipments; sealed diff case with silicone oil

Shock absorber: HD Aluminum coilover shock absorber with totally adjustable preload collar

Wheel type: 3-piece beadlock design, high effect nylon material with inset durable metal hex hub


  • Unassembled 1/5th scale electric-powered Off-Road Buggy prepared for your 6S or 8S LiPo electronics

  • Aircraft aluminum 6061 T6 monocoque chassis with low CG and adjustable HD shock absorbers on long travel suspension for exceptional handling

  • Thick torque oil-filled gear differential

  • All-terrain tires and beadlock wheels with metal insert centers

  • Quick access to all critical upkeep points

  • Dual bellcrank steering and camera type servo saver

  • Aluminum rear shock tower and tough plastic skid plates

  • Gunmetal anodizing

  • Complete set of rubber-sealed ball bearings

  • Adjustable motor install and structured HPI Baja 5B Flux body design

  • Item Developed: 07/15/2022

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