ROVAN Baja 5B 1:5 Scale 2WD RTR Desert Buggy with 29cc 2 Stroke Petrol Engine - ROV 290A
Rovan 290A 1/5 Scale 29cc 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Baja
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Introducing the new Rovan 29cc 2WD RC buggy! Now at $729 Special price!Sick of charging your batteries or mucking around with your nitro engine? Go petrol and never look back! Cheap running costs, 40 minute run-time (on a single tank), easy to maintain and easy to start! The Baja 5B, simply the most popular 1/5 chassis to date. Compatible with 99% of the parts from the original HPI Baja 5B. Unlike the original, Rovan has pre-installed a 29cc 4-bolt petrol engine for that extra power we're all looking for!
Rovan has become one of the largest producers of 1/5 RC petrol-powered buggies, trucks and cars in the radio-controlled industry.
Rovan Sports offer an affordable alternative for those looking to get into the exciting, large scale action without a massive price tag.
One of Rovan Sports’ most popular models is their clone of HPI’s 1/5 Baja 5B, which is a petrol-powered off-road 2WD buggy with parts that are conveniently interchangeable between brands. Rovan Sports offer many variations of the Baja 5B which have different capacity engines and upgrade parts.
Rovan Sports’ clone of HPI’s 1/5 Baja 5B is enjoyed by all ages around Australia.
- 29cc Petrol Engine
- Aluminium Long-Travel Shocks
- 2.4Ghz Remote Controller
- 7mm Driveshafts
- Beadlocked Wheels
- 2000mAh NiMH 6.0v Battery
- 0.7A NiMH Charger - 2 1/2-hour Charge
- 8000RPM Clutch
- Dirt Buster Tyres
- 45kg Steering Servo - With Metal Gears
29cc Petrol Engine
To power, this huge 1/5 RC car is this massive 29cc 4-bolt engine with an NGK CMR7H spark plug & a Walbro carburetor to give you the best performance and reliability.
Dirt Buster Tyres
Just like the Genuine HPI Baja 5B, the Dirt Buster tyres have been proven over many years! Combined with Rovan's super heavy duty bead locked rims for easy maintenance and extra durability.
45kg Steering Servo
Rovan has drastically improved the steering power of the Baja 5B with a whole new servo that has metal gears and outputs 45kg of torque!
- Length: 817mm (34.25”)
- Width: 480mm (18.89”)
- Height: 255mm (10.03”)
- Weight: 10.7kg (23.6 lbs)
- Wheelbase: 570mm (22.44”)
- Ground Clearance: 76mm (2.99”)
- Drivetrain: 2WD
- Package weight 18Kg
|On/Off Road:||Off Road|
|Front shock oil:||40w|
|Rear shock oil:||40w|
|Rear differential oil:||40w|
|Pinion gear:||17T 1.5Mod|
|Spur gear:||57T 1.5Mod|
|Wheel hex size:||24mm|
- 91 or 95 Octane Petrol
- 2 Stroke oil (25:1 Ratio mix recommended - 40ml of Castrol or similar 2 Stroke oil to 1 litre of 91 Octane fuel)
- 8 AA Batteries for the Remote Control-Radio
Note before and during use:-
- Please apply oil to Air filter foam with an approved oil prior to driving to prevent engine damage
- Ensure the on car battery is fully charged prior to every use
- Use 25:1 ratio 2 Stroke Oil mixed with 91 or 95 Octane fuel
- Use only good quality 1.5v Alkaline batteries in the remote. Never use rechargeable batteries and
- Always turn the Radio Transmitter 'On' first before starting the Car and ensure the Car is turned 'Off' first before switching the Transmitter off to avoid the car going on its own and causing injury or damage
- Ensure all wheel nuts are tightened and check all suspension bolts and components before every drive
We offer counter sales and service advice on Saturdays, however, we are still offering click and collect service from our Shop Located at Mr Muffler Building at 1/95 Cheltenham Road, Dandenong Victoria 3175.
Our Hobby outlet is stocked with a wide range of Rovan Sports products; including most standard parts for the 1/5 Baja 5B which is partially compatible with their 5T and 5SC allowing users to repair, upgrade and customise their RC buggies, truck and cars.
Comparison between the Standard 290A and Sports 290S Models
This table highlights the differences between the two Rovan Baja 5Bs - 290A Standard model and 290S Sports upgraded version.
290A 290S Roll Cage Plastic Steel Sway Bars No Front & Rear Battery 2000mAh 3000mAh Rear Tyres Dirt Buster MX (Motor Cross) Clutch Mount Plastic Aluminium Drive Shafts 7mm 9mm Exhaust Muffler Tuned Pipe Remote Controller 2.4Ghz 2.4Ghz with LCD Display Rear Shock Tower Single Bar Double Bar