Looking at Picking Up a Losi 5B

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I am looking at picking up a Losi 5B. It seems to be the best overall entry kit into 5th scale with some nice standard items included.

Is there anything I need to know or should buy right off the bat? I know a kill switch is a must, and I read that I would need to use the stock fan cover and clutch. Do these come with the kit?

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I am looking at picking up a Losi 5B. It seems to be the best overall entry kit into 5th scale with some nice standard items included.

Is there anything I need to know or should buy right off the bat? I know a kill switch is a must, and I read that I would need to use the stock fan cover and clutch. Do these come with the kit?

Thank you!
GAMEFAN
no I doubt the cover will come with the kit...that will b on the engine so make sure u get the correct cover...;)...not sure on the clutch housing tbh...:confused:
 
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Since I will be going through DDM for the engine, I will just ask to see if I can purchase the engine without the cover and buy the correct part.

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Since I will be going through DDM for the engine, I will just ask to see if I can purchase the engine without the cover and buy the correct part.

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Depends on the motor you use
CY and HY will bolt straight up
Zenoah will need the CY cover
 
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As far as engines go, is Zenoah considered to be reliable and easy to maintain? Is there one engine that is better than another?

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As far as engines go, is Zenoah considered to be reliable and easy to maintain? Is there one engine that is better than another?

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I swear by Zenoah.
After nothing but problems with the stock CY engine I now run a G290C in my DR and can't fault it.
Been using it for 2+ yrs now.
 
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Looks perfect to me.
Plenty of power and still reliable.
You need the Losi version ($5 extra).
It comes with the 1107 so all you need is a decent pipe and your old engine cover.
 

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