1/5th scale

Welcome to RCTalk

Come join other RC enthusiasts! You'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

  1. Reddley

    What's The Smallest Battery Safe For 1/5 RC Car

    I'm looking to build a 1/5th scale RC Truggy and Its going to use a Max5 or 6 with a 7200w 890kv 180a max brushless motor running 8s instead of its recommended 10s and I'm looking for the smallest battery capacity to run for weight reasons but to still have a good 15 to 30 minute run time and...
  2. coldvod

    jump to 5th scale. Need advice

    I might pick up a 5th scale dbxl in a few weeks from now but before i do so i would like to have a list of tips/tricks and general advice on 5th scale gas
  3. R

    Baja Rc Muffling

    I have a nice 1/5 scale gas (gas and oil mixture) powered RC baja buggy. It has a 36cc engine with a tuned exhaust pipe. It's fun and fast but it's extremely loud. And I can't drive it around anywhere nearby due to noise complaints. I was expecting it to maybe be as loud as a lawnmower or...
  4. T

    FS Racing 30CC Buggy 4wd conversion kit

    Hey there! First post here. I recently purchased a 1/5 FS Racing petrol buggy along with a tuned exhaust upgrade (which I had no trouble installing) and a 4WD conversion kit. (of which I haven't installed yet) However I am not very mechanically minded on what needs to be disassembled and...
  5. W

    Primer bulb not working

    I am running a newly built 29cc cy motor with a new RB Innovations Carburetor Heat Insulator Block w/ Diaphragm Filter, a new 990 carb, new ddm velocity stack, new dt1 air filter and all new gaskets. I am also running the Full-Force RC v2 High Flow Fuel Line Kit. I was stupid enough to...
  6. C

    LOSI DBXL 1/5 Scale - High RPM, Low speed Issue

    Hi, I'm new to the RC hobby and I started out with getting a great deal on a Losi DBXL Buggy, 1/5 scale. I've successfully broken in the engine as per the manual instructions (oil to gas ratio was higher) and ran a few tanks of gas with no issue, until the 4th tank of gas. The engine had a...
  7. WoodiE

    Losi 5IVE-T 2.0 Short Course Truck

    Continue reading the Original Blog Post.
  8. hulkmaxx

    redcat rampage mt V3?

    Hey guys, been gunning to pull trigger on purchasing a new redcat rampage mt. Anyone on here got some experience with this particular unit? See alot good some bad searching on around online. Wasn't impressed at all with a friend's losi mt 1/5 scale really like the rampage mt design. Hope to pull...
  9. WoodiE

    MCD Racing W5 FT short course truck

    MCD Racing has a new short course truck, the W5 MAX which offers an extended wheel base, wider track width, a new body, reinforced rear alloy stiffeners as well as new allow shock towers. MCD Racing W5 FT Features Top of the line competition off-road Short Course Truck Easy...
  10. HickRoss825

    DBXL monster truck?

    I have a dbxl but after i bought the dbxl i did not know that losi made an MTXL. i want to put monster truck tires on the dbxl just cuz i wanted a monster truck from the beginning , but didnt want to get a redcat because of all the bad things I've heard, can someone help me or refer me to a site...
  11. boogyman1313

    DBXL Tuned pipe question

    Hey all i picked up a DDM tuned pipe for my losi dbxl i havent installed it yet i wanted to see if anyone has a tuned pipe on theres and if anyone has any problems with them putting off heat like warping bubbling or melting on any of the plastics should i wrap mine
  12. boogyman1313

    K&N DBXL 1/5 4wd Buggy RTR

    So i was thinking about getting the Losi 1/5 5IVE-T 4WD Off-Road Truck until i came across this deal well at least i think its a deal here at a local shop they have a K&N DBXL 1/5 4wd Buggy RTR for $899.00 brand spanking new i like me a deal and i was wondering if anyone can give me any input on...
  13. HudacksRC

    FG monster truck wearing a new set of Rampage MT tires and wheels

    Check out my FG monster truck wearing a new set of Rampage MT tires and wheels, and a new body!
  14. WoodiE

    HPI Baja 5R on-road car

    At the Nürnberg Toy Fair HPI has released news of their latest 1/5th scale car. The HPI Baja 5R 1/5th scale on-road car. Based off the ever popular HPI Baja platform the HPI Baja 5R is equipped with a lowered suspension, 5mm thick aluminum chassis, vintage 8-spoke wheels and Tarmac Buster tires...
  15. cmzm

    Hpi baja 5b problem please help.

    Hi guys, I upgrade the motor on my baja 5b from 26cc to 30.5 since I put the big motor on it the the c clip that holds the spur gear on place keeps coming off. Any better spurs out there something that use a screw instead the clip thanks for the help .
  16. TOoSmOotH

    Losi DBXL Engine Issues

    So I got a good deal on a DBXL that is practically new. The guy had a hard time tuning it and kept telling me it "is running rich". He had some weird 2 cycle oil that he got from his LHS. Basically here is the deal. When I put it at the default needle settings it will idle but when I give it gas...
  17. D

    Sold / Found HPI BAJA 5SC(KrakenTSK)

    I have for sale my HPI Baja 5SC. It has been modified and I am looking to move this somewhat quick. I have a list of what has been done for serious inquiry so just send me a PM. I moved into a new house and this has been in storage for some time now. I can't justify keeping it anymore because...
  18. W

    Losi 5ive naked?

    How do you run your truck? I ran it for the first few tanks with the body. Now I'm more liking it without it just the cage on. What about you guys?
  19. W

    Losi 5ive big bore upgrade?

    It's it worth it to upgrade from stock to 30.5cc big bore kit or just buy a better engine?
  20. W

    My losi 5ive-T

    After a few tanks of awesome running. Liking at upgrading soon stuff on it, but nothing has broke yet. Just some lose roll cage screws. Painting the wheels soon to black with white blocks. Much more to come. Find my awesome losi adventures on YouTube. Search losi 5ive-T Adventures. Enjoy