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  1. bajaMaster567

    Need Help! How to setup killswitch with KM Baja 5b and Futaba 3pv transmitter

    Hello, I am new to the baja community.I have a 5th scale gas baja and a futaba 3pv remote.I went out the other day to install the kill switch. Once everything was put done I tested it out and I set the kill switch to the manual switch on the 3PV remote.The switch works wonderfully and turns the...
  2. T

    Should I get a King Motor Blade or T-1000?

    Should I get the Blade or T-1000? I just cant decide which one to get. What would you choose?
  3. X

    Zenoah G290 will not bolt up to side engine mount

    Hi guys, I'm having a problem with mounting a brand new Zenoah G290 motor to my Rovan baja. The motor is sitting higher then the stock Rovan 30.5cc motor did and the bolt that goes into the bottom of the chassis into the clutch housing is going into a different engine mount hole. I have...
  4. S

    New car, KM Baja buggy or a KM T 1000?

    I am looking to purchase either a KM Baja buggy or a KM T 1000 in the new year, which of the two is the better vehicle, i have been into 1/5 scale for a while but have only messed with FG. Any advice would be appreciated.
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    Recommended upgrades and or replacement parts?

    Is there a thread to cover the most common parts that break or parts that should be upgraded to make the car bulletproof? After going off a ramp a few times getting the car 5 ft in the air the dogbones broke, the right side completely snapped off and the left shock is stuck and wont budge, i...
  6. Steve Macdonald

    New $30 pipe works great

    I got this from Dan at King Motor: http://www.kingmotorrc.com/exhaust/aluminum-quiet-tuned-pipe/ Took 15 minutes to install. I used a bit of wire to hold it in place -- primitive but so far effective. The "Thor" pipe that came with the T1000A caused me some problems -- It tended to shake the...
  7. RustyMiata

    Opinions on king motor brand servos?

    Just experienced my first runaway on my KM 5B due to the throttle servo being stuck wide open. Car was brand new and has only just been broken in. I heard on other forums that king motor servos ( especially the throttle servo) are junk. Has anyone else here had similar issues with king motor...
  8. Scruffy

    Shock oil

    OK guys I have new shock shafts on the way so next is shock oil. There is so much info on this subject that im dumbfounded. Some say silicone, some say don't use silicone, some say u can use anything from cooking oil to motor oil. So what is the right answer? The new shafts have the 2 hole...
  9. crankestein

    30.5cc King Motor Baja 'stock trim'

    Just bashing, first few tanks, opening up the engine little by little. Its in its 4th tank or so... on a cheap restrictive Dragon pipe Stock gearing
  10. V

    Km chassis rebuild

    Did this to my friends km truck chassis, only thing that broke. All buttoned up with a new orange chassis from km.
  11. BIGDADDYSHIMMY

    X2's Kicking up some dirt VIDEO

    Me and a friend having some fun racing about with our King Motor X2's!
  12. jbl302

    2 Speed Transmission

    Looking to get a 2 speed for my KM Buggy. I heard a while back there was a problem with the one way bearings. The one way bearing just not lasting, and the nylon gears. I ran across this today. Any one have one of these with the redesigned bearings. Several other companies always seem to be sold...
  13. Swerv

    Confusion say what ?

    Hello all..... Well i'm happy to be on board..... Looking to get my very first 1:5 scale vehicle, i'm hopeing you guys can get me on the right track... I FEEL IN LOVE WITH A LOSI 5T..... I herd a few things about the LT 305..... I was just introducedto a King Motor X2 earlier today.... Now...
  14. BIGDADDYSHIMMY

    King Motor X2 arrived yesterday!

    Just received my KMX2 i purchased from the dealer in New York using the website. Was nervous about a off branded version of the 5ive but after a full teardown and reassembly I am quite impressed with the quality. Took me and a friend about 6 hours. After checking off all the issues that were...
  15. crankestein

    King Motors X2 RTR 30.5cc

    IF YOU ARE THINKING OF BUYING A X2, READ ON, AT LEAST UP TO POST #15. Next week should be receiving my new King Motors X2 RTR w 30.5cc 4 bolt motor and tuned pipe. :lol: This is going to be my thread, will be loaded with tons of pictures, teardown, build etc. In transit submit my input from...
  16. J

    new KM

    I just got in my "new" T1000, bought off ebay for 500 shipped, just needs an rx/tx, came with a brand new 32cc motor and a spare 26cc motor and 4 pair of spare tires plus the ones on it, I'll get pics in a bit as I said all those tires, came with it, roughly a $700 in tires and...
  17. R

    My New KM Baja

    Well, I received my new KM Baja on Thursday. I charged the battery and checked it over from front to back. Everything was nice and tight with thread lock where it belonged. The only issue was the rear sway bar contacting the axle boots which was an easy fix. I broke the engine in today and then...
  18. T

    King Motor Roller Build?

    Hey guys just wanted to get some input on this idea,I spotted a King Motor roller chassis that they sell on Ebay my idea is to just buy that and start throwing quality parts into it. Granted in a perfect world Id still like to find a used HPI 5b my only concern with the KM roller is that part...
  19. J

    King Motor Hydraulic disk Brakes

    Does aneyone have these and how did they install them on a 5b? There were no instruction with them and thase are 4 wheel disk brakes. I need to know were to place the master cylinder and how it is affixed to the car? Ed
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    King Motor T2000 - long drive belt

    Hi there I just bought a used king motor t2000, and it seems like the drive belt is a little loose and it was touching the aluminum on the back end.. compare to the small drive belt, it seems like it's loose and I was wondering if there's any way to adjust it and make it more tight?
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