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Getting a baja!!

Discussion in 'HPI Baja' started by Cracker Da-Hacker, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. Cracker Da-Hacker

    Cracker Da-Hacker Well-Known Member

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    Yes my dreams are coming true i am getting a hpi baja 5b!
    What should i get with it. ive heard outwear and stuff but ill be running on pavement until i build a track in my back yard. so what all should i get?
     
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    The tarmac tires will be out soon. You will trash the stock tires in no time at all. Other then that, A good set of tools and...... How much money you got?

    Welcome to the site.
     
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    Cracker Da-Hacker Well-Known Member

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    umm $1,500. i have tools from racing off road 1/10ths and on road 1/10ths and off road 1/18ths. my dad has 1,000's of tools. so i think im set on tools.
     
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    Outerwears for the air filter and starter cover. Extra shock shafts, extra tires, X-can, etc. Depends what you are going to do with it.
     
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    Cracker Da-Hacker Well-Known Member

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    no racing just running around the street. i was thinking a jetpro V3 but not right away once i get more $$. ill get the outerware stuff at the same time if i can. why shock shafts? wont be doing jumping. tires ima wait for the street ones.
     
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    Make sure you have a GOOD 4mm and 3mm hex wrench. Most 8th and 10th scale tool sets don't include these two items.
     
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    you may not "INTEND" to jump, but after you see the vids you will anyways..lol
    metal gears for the stock steering servo at 26.00.
     
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    Cracker Da-Hacker Well-Known Member

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    not much to jump around here its all farm and woods. theres a farm down the street that ive seen people bashing at so ill prob be there right now its all dirt so i better hurry and get this lol. just glad im out of the cold weather of michigan.
     
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    Timmahh Bajastafarian Madnes
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    you only need 30 to 50 inches of 25* jump surface to make 4 to 5 ft height and 15 to 20+ feet distance speed dependant...!!!! gotta small ditch? or a piece of 3/4 in plywood 3 or 4 feet long and about the same wide? Fix it to a couple 5 gallon buckets filled with heavy rocks and set it 15 or so feet from some sand or other softer landing surface. let off the gas just befor you get to the ramp. and when the buggy is fully on the face of the ramp WOT IT. the let off when its airborn and ENJOY!!!!!!!!!
     
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    telling me how to destroy my baja lol.
     
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    Timmahh Bajastafarian Madnes
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    Ha, You Will Learn Grasshopper!
     
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    It's not exactly breaking the baja. It's making room for more hop-up's :p
     
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    hop ups will come soon after as this will be my fav rc that ill end up spending all my money on.
     
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    well you prob read how my mini baja broke, if not this is what happpend. i was going about 50-60 and i hit a 4' tall jump got prob 20+ feet off air then i landed on the front wheel breaking the streeing assembly. well i fixed it i took my soildering iron and melted the plastic back togaather drove it around for 10 mins and nothing broke so ill have some thing to do now until i get my big baja. so yeah im happy 4 now.
    ill run some of my rcs but not all lol. mostly the hpi baja.
     
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    Ill be getting my baja this friday,saterday or sunday. I'm so happy i cant wait.
     
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    I also couldn't wait for my baja so I paid for 2 day shipping...kind of hurt... but it was worth it!
     
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    yeah ill take the free shipping lol.
     
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    ill be getting her next friday. WOOTNEES!
     
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    where did you order it from?
     
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    Cracker, Did you ever get your baja? ;)