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Horsepower and other stuff info about the hpi baja sc please.

Old 12-16-2011, 03:55 PM
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Default Horsepower and other stuff info about the hpi baja sc please.

Thought I was getting a baja earlier this week but i'm picking it up tomorrow. Don't get to use it till christmas. Just want to know some things about it. Do the tires wear out quickly? I had a baja 5b and I wore the stock rear tires out in 2 weeks. How fast does it go stock, can you start it with the body on, is the turning radius the same as the 5b? Let me know really looking forward to the new baja.
Old 12-16-2011, 04:43 PM
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Default RE: Horsepower and other stuff info about the hpi baja sc please.

The tires don't wear out too fast, they're off good quality.
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You will fully enjoy the SC. It is nimble, quite quick stock (I have the kit version) and can be started with the body on, although it is easier with it off. My tires have held up very well but I only run in the dirt. My only problem to this point has been a stripped spur which I have now replaced with steel.

Great rig, and great HPI reliability. You gonna love the SC.
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Default RE: Horsepower and other stuff info about the hpi baja sc please.

As far as HP goes im not sure, maybe 3.5-4?
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Default RE: Horsepower and other stuff info about the hpi baja sc please.

All HPI baja are very similar and use many of the same parts. I have been running my 5b for over 3 years with many a gallon on it and never stripped a spur gear and I beat the hell out of mine. I do not like metal spurs because rotating weight is a big HP eater. How long the tires last has a lot to do with what surface you run on. A stock 26cc is about 2.5 with stock can or poor SS pipe to maybe 3hp with a good pipe if that. On CY web site they say max power 2.6.

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