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Old 02-05-2009, 03:24 PM
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Never saw this before I like the new bodies.
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:30 PM
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Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet! I like that white and blue body
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:32 PM
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Interesting.
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:35 PM
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Default RE: HPI Baja 5B 2.0 check it out

I was just looking at the new savage flux because i was thinking of getting it , while looking around i came across the baja , Its still just a 5B but at least they gave the old girl some nice upgrades .I like new look at least they went with a diffrent color besides the orange .
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:38 PM
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The blue and white body is sick.
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:27 PM
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I think they did this to differentiate the base 5B from the clones...
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:36 PM
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ya, I think they were lookin to give people a reason to buy theres instead of the clones, and this sis what they came up with...I want one, the new bodies look sick,I'll probably be getting either that or a 5B SS soon.
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:03 PM
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The clones are just that cheap copies , I would rather have the real thing.
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:07 PM
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Ya, thats you, you want to get the 5B so you can say, "I have a real 5B", but some people just want a vehicle that performs like the 5B, so they get clones. Thats why hpi did the 2.0, so that theirs would be better than the clones.
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I allready have a 5B , and i doubt hpi is worried about the clones like they need to be . I purchased mine when they first came out long before the clones were even around . The real deal will allways be better then the crappy knock offs. like the old saying goes you can polish and turd but in the end its still a turd. Better yet just drop the clone crap that horse has been beat way to many times .
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:32 PM
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Interesting find, any info on pricing yet?
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Interesting find, any info on pricing yet?
Check out daves motors they are doing pre-orders suppose to be out in Feb. $1075.00 before the discount .
http://www.davesmotors.com/s.nl/c.88...t.A/id.5722/.f
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:42 PM
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LOL, On Friday the 13th weekend! Worse, the day after St Valentines day!

I wonder how many guys will have moolah after spending it on thier significant others?

OR!!!!! The signficant others could wind up buying these for us RC fans! (Oh, the dreams just go on!)
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LOL, On Friday the 13th weekend! Worse, the day after St Valentines day!

I wonder how many guys will have moolah after spending it on thier significant others?

OR!!!!! The signficant others could wind up buying these for us RC fans! (Oh, the dreams just go on!)
lol mine would not even bother
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So when will the gunmetal clones be out? Its only a simple matter of just changing the anodizing chemistry. LOL
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Sweet Deal on the old 5b $789 http://www.davesmotors.com/s.nl/c.88.../it.A/id.46/.f
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Looks cool..
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Sweet Deal on the old 5b $789 http://www.davesmotors.com/s.nl/c.88.../it.A/id.46/.f
Am I missing something the link you posted is $949!
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Sweet Deal on the old 5b $789 http://www.davesmotors.com/s.nl/c.88.../it.A/id.46/.f
Am I missing something the link you posted is $949!
Same here, I went there ready to buy one![:@]
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I would like to know what the gears are in the new 5B 2.0 are they say revised gear wonder what size pinion and spur thay are useing.
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Is there still the HPI rebate going on? HPI extended the rebat beyond x-mass, and if it is still going on, this is the only way I can think of how he got $200 less
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I'm definitely getting one of these puppies...I had a King Motors and didn't like it except for the size, sounds and driving style of 1/5th scale...but the quality was pretty poor...so now I'm definitely getting THE REAL THING!!
I really miss the ease of 1/5scale..lol...
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I would recommend the SS kit over the RTR. But no matter what you get the first upgrade needs to be a kill switch. I will not even fire mine up with out one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Oh you mean a kill switch in case I lose reception and or receiver power?
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Oh you mean a kill switch in case I lose reception and or receiver power?
It protects against MUCH more then just that. On one of the forums a guy ran his 5b of a cliff into the ocean that had a fail safe but not a kill switch. He runs a kill switch now. A kill switch will give better protection then a fail safe alone. Might just save you hundreds of dollars and keep you out of a law suite.
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