Tear up the sand dunes with this huge 1:5th scale 26cc Petrol dune buggy! Just install your own radio gear then fill up the fuel tank and you will be ready to whip up a dust storm! The 260s Includes aluminum upgrades and a tuned alloy pipe for the ultimate in RC bush bashing thrills!
Hobby King Baja 260s comes 95% pre-built including a sealed radio box with receiver battery featuring a quick charge jack (No need to remove the RX pack for charging). With large offroad tyres and big bore shocks this buggy is ready to tackle just about anything!
Specification: Size: 817mm(L) x 480mm(W) x 255(H) Weight: 18kg Engine: 26cc Petrol (2 Stroke) Servo Steering: 22kg ~ 33kg MG Servo (Required) Servo Throttle: 12kg ~ 15kg MG Servo (Required)
Included: Receiver battery and charger Tool Set Fuel Mixer bottle Air filter.
Required: Your own TX/RX Servo Steering: 22kg ~ 33kg MG Servo (Required) Servo Throttle: 12kg ~ 15kg MG Servo (Required)
Full range of spare parts coming soon!
PRODUCT ID: RS260S-AU
Turnigy MG958 Composite Digital Metal Gear Servo 15kg / 65g / 0.2sec
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Hobby King GT-2 2.4Ghz 2Ch Tx & Rx (AUS Warehouse)
No, it comes with grease in the diff. There is no gearbox as such, but the drive gears are greased too. I doubt it would come with threadlock either, but I havent checked mine. Just made sure everything was tight before I used it.
Very pleased with my new car and I will write a review later. I ended up ordering two http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__27749__Mi _Digital_HV_High_Torque_Metal_Gear_Servo_31kg_0_15_6 0g.html servos on recommendation from Jarrad on the Help Desk, these have titanium alloy gears, that will not wear out fast and MI (Magnetic encoder) instead of potentiometer- in off roading conditions this is the best option, as the servo will not stop because of dust getting on to the potentiometer. Thanks HobbyKing
Use stock hpi parts (BAJA 5B SS SFL-10 MG Water Resistant SERVO) these servos are GOOD cost about $30, more expensive than turnigy or rovan servos but are much more accurate, if you use a digital radio with digital trim and throttle/brake curves they will give you much better tunning!!!!
This car is great. I have had a lot of fun with this car at the local fields and netball courts. Tough, reliable and quick. Leave the petrol motor in there the sound is awesome. Dogs love chasing it and I love throwing dirt up at them :D
because some people have there own servos that they like and dont like stock servos like when i bought the car i put my own savox servos in and if the car came with servos i would have been pulling them out anyway because for a car that size you dont whant servos that take a long time to turn or a servo that cant handle the wait of the car
The Hobbyking baja 260 / 260s is a clone of the HPI 5B ss Baja. KingMotors and RovanSports, have the same clones, and both stock parts. Hpi stock parts are great quality. Many companys make Alloy parts. you will find all the parts on Ebay, Get the parts list From HPIRacing, it is availibe there for a free download.
sony made a battery charger for 50 bucks , so did soshine , identical elecronics made in same factory , different stenciled moniker .extra 45 bucks , this car is a clone , made by rovan . hpi , rovan km , probaly all come from the same factory , but they are cheaper for a reason , usually build quality , bearings etc
That is supposedly one of the few differences between the 260s and standard 260. The 260 has a plastic diff shell whereas the 260s has an alloy diff shell, although I have read a review from someone claiming their 260s came with plastic instead of alloy. Either way though, the gears inside the diff are all alloy. I am still yet to strip my 260s down to check if it has the alloy diff shell so can't say for sure on that. These are actually produced by Rovan Sport, so if you do a search and find their site you can get some more accurate specs on these.
That is way too much oil to be running through this engine, the manufacturer recommends 30:1 in hot conditions and 35:1 in cold conditions and this is ample for this little engine, running the ratios you suggested would only lead to plug fouling and a rough running, difficult to tune engine. You would do best to stick to the manufacturers recommendations. Keep using that oil though, cos it really is the www.link
what balaone mate, so you going to listen to manufactor recommendations/ i know heaps of people who only use 25-1, and i have never had a prob with my cars, all 3 of them lol, you only looked on the bottle you got with the car, coz most say 30-1 and 35-1 try 20-1 sometimes and tell me if it stuffs ya engine up lol
I never said it would stuff the engine, but if you want to continue using more of that expensive oil than you really need to and run you cars with the engine producing less power than it is capable of, then by all means, keep on mixing your fuel with too much oil. Just try going a bit lighter on the oil and you should see a boost in performance is all I was suggesting.
how can 20ml of oil to 500ml of petrol be too much???? go to rcgroups forums, or any ratio chart for these buggies and see it will be 25-1 ratio, i been running more expensive cars with this mixture, never had a problem, and if you read my first post again i even say 20-1 !!!! so go back to ya measuring i kn ow exactly what i am on about, otherwise i would not have put up the first post!!! you aint got a clue ffs!!!!!
As you go lower in the ratios you are actually adding more oil to the fuel, and the more oil you add the lower the resulting octane rating of the fuel will be, the lower the octane rating of the fuel the less bang it makes in the engine, less bang equals less power. At 20:1 you are using almost twice the oil that I am at 35:1, and also using the fuel quicker than me too because the engine will need to suck more through to keep it going. The fuel is what makes the bang in the cylinder, the oil is just there to lubricate the engine internals, and 35:1 puts enough oil in there for any sub 30 degree C day.
ok lol i will give a credit if you give me one and call it quits, i will still use 25-1, never had any probs, and my cars are worth $1600 with Zenoah engines and a fuelie, these engines in these cars will not last 6 months, simple as!!!
Well I was trying to agree with you that the Castrol TTS is indeed a brilliant oil, and just suggesting a way for you to save money and enjoy increased performance from your buggies, if you don't even want to try it for just one tank to prove me wrong then it is no skin off my nose.
Hello i am really interested in a HK Baja, though a few questions before i purchase .
1) How much does the HK Baja differ from the HPI version? Being alot cheaper I do not want to have upgrade problems when i decide to do so and upgrade with billet accessories and such?
2) If i do purchase a HK Baja can i purchase the HPI servos and other parts without having to worry about fitment problems? I only ask this due to your servos being in another country rather than Australia where i can purchase the Buggy From.
the diff between this baja and a HPI, is the motor and the carb, most HPI engines are fuelies 26 cc for the baja, and walbro carb, hope that helps, as for servos, try ebay, or ya local hobby shop maybe?
Most parts of the HK Baja are identical to the HPI parts and can easily be replaced with HPI parts or even better Aluminium upgrade parts designed for the HPI Baja. The motors are however different and some parts such as the carb cannot be interchanged.
I am not sure if the HPI servos fit however I am sure that if you purchase the buggy, measure the servo slots and then go to your local hobby shop or an online shop you will be able to easily find servos that fit.
The motor is a Rovan 26cc which is identical to the Zenoah 26cc motor. You can use/upgraded to the Walbro 668 carb which I believe is also an upgrade for the some HPI version. Parts for the Zenoah motor are easy to find in LHS, Ebay etc. There are some minor fitting issues with the recommended servos but nothing more than mis aligned holes (easy fix).
Well done Hobby King. A 5th scale off road buggy for a great price. I have just got one of these Baja buggy's. And being involved in racing and r/c car hobby for over 25 years this is the best of any car i have brought. That is a great car for a great price. All parts can be replaced with HPI or as i will do, start upgrading at a cheaper starting price. Buggy goes just as hard as the HPI SS. Which it is a copy of. If your looking to spend some of your hard earn cash on a 5th scale off roader, look no further.
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im from singapore i need to purchase these baja anybody can help me plss..
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part1of3 Aussie warehouse packaging, unpacking. this is my first order from the aussie warehouse. Have to say great service, it was in the post three hours after i ordered it. Great job It was tripple boxed very safe arrived in perfect condition. The only problem i have is why aren't the servos in australia. had to wait two extra weeks for the servos. the recomended servos dont fit straight in, so make sure you have a file handy and a drill too relocate the holes.
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arrived fully assembled. installed the hobby king servo combo, took a bit of dremel time to fit the steering servo and the throttle servo was a tight fit. steering is poor, will take some tweeking to get a descent turning circle, long wheel base. had it running well for 5 minutes then it stalled and wouldnt restart. primer bulb got hard to press, found the breather hole in fuel cap was blocked with plastic flap. removed the blockage and its running perfectly. Fantastic baja for the price, Hobby king will put HPI out of buisness if they keep this up. lol Thanks Hobby King.
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This is a great machine for the price.
I bought 2 units with the recommended servos. On one unit the steering servo required modification to the housing to get it in. Nothing a file didn't fix and took about 5 minutes. The steering servo for both units didn't quite fit the screw down holes. I changed the screws to larger size and it fixed the issue.
The manual is written well in English, but is missing crucial items such as fuel ratio, running in requirements and even where and how to mount the servos. I pulled the unit apart and worked out that all servos go on to the black humpback unit after looking at it.
The exhaust doesn't suppress sound very well. it is a loud car and I run mine on an acre and I am worried it will annoy the neighbors.
Over a well built unit and runs well. Had to adjust the idle up a little to get it to not cut out. I think when I run it in a little more i will adjust it back again. Both cars run well and are very quick.
I also bought the 2.4Ghz Hobbyking transmitter/receiver combo. This worked perfectly out of the box.
I found that the steering needs to be setup correctly to get it to turn. I used the supplies servo horn (single arm) and used the 3rd hole. This gives good steering. Most of the time I throttle up and flick the back out to increatse the turning radius.
In short- awesome machine and I am having a great time driving it. It jumps gre