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Rovan 45cc 1/5 Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol Buggy

Original price $1,195.00
Current price $1,149.95
Color: Red

Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Desert Buggy

Please check with the store for click and collect as 24 - 48 hrs notice maybe required if not available in the store.
This Rovan Baja upgraded model simply is the most popular 1/5 chassis to date and ultimate 2WD Buggy in its class; Fast and Furious!!!  Compatible with 99% of the parts from the original HPI Baja 5B. Unlike the original, Rovan has pre-installed a 45cc 4-bolt petrol engine with a Dominator style tuned steel exhaust pipe for that extra power 17% more that all enthusiasts looking for!
In addition to the increased power, Rovan made the drive shafts 33% larger, installed an Aluminium Clutch mount, Steel Roll cage, Sway bars, MX Rear Tyres, NGK Spark plug, Walbro Carburettor and a 45kg Steering Servo, upgraded Pinion gear  to handle the ultimate racing challenges and sheer driving pleasure!!!
It also comes with Advanced FlySky Remote Controller for driving with precision control thanks to the FlySky GT3B Transmitter! Featuring an LCD display, 3 Channel, 10 model memory, servo end points. Also, the included receiver has a built in Fail-safe in the event something does happen to the signal; like flat battery, the car will just roll to a stop.
Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Baja Buggy
Engine: 45cc Two Stroke Petrol powered
To power, this huge 1/5 RC car is this massive 45cc 4-bolt engine with an NGK CMR7H spark plug & a Walbro Carburettor to give you the best performance and reliability.

More Power
Pre-installed steel tuned exhaust pipe increases the performance by 17%! This pipe has a crisp note that adds attitude to your Baja.

Motor Cross Tyres
Just like a high-performance dirt bike, this beast grips its terrain with these extreme motor cross tyres!
Motor Cross Tyres

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!
45kg Steering Servo
Advanced FlySky Remote Controller
Drive with precision with the FlySky GT3B transmitter! Featuring an LCD display, 3 channel, 10 model memory, servo end points. Also, the included receiver has a built in fail-safe so if something does happen to the signal (like a flat battery) the car will just roll to a stop.
FlySky GT3B

99% Compatible With the Genuine HPI Baja 5B
The Rovan & HPI Baja 5B is 99% which means when you're purchasing a replacement part you'll have the option of purchasing a Rovan or a genuine HPI. On top of that, most of the aftermarket parts such as RPM RC will fit also.

· 45cc Petrol Engine
· Steel Roll Cage
· Stronger Rear Upper Shock Tower
· Aluminium Long-Travel Shocks
· 2.4Ghz Remote Controller - FlySky GT3B
· 9mm Driveshafts
· Beadlocked Wheels
· 3000mAh NiMH 6.0v Battery
· 2A NiMH Charger - 1.5-hour Charge
· 8000RPM Clutch
· Dirt Buster Front Tyres
· MX Rear Tyres
· 45kg Steering Servo - With Metal Gears
(Includes Tools)

· Length: 817mm (34.25”)
· Width: 480mm (18.89”)
· Height: 255mm (10.03”)
· Weight: 12.5 Kg (23.8 lbs)
· Wheelbase: 570mm (22.44”)
· Ground Clearance: 76mm (2.99”)
· Drivetrain: 2WD
. Box Size 85 x 47 x 29cm

Required Items (Not Included)
· Petrol
· 2 Stroke Oil
· 8 AA Batteries
Note before and during use:-
  • Please oil 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
  • Ensure all wheel nuts are tightened and check all suspension bolts and components before every drive 

SPARE PARTSFull range of parts available most times.  Visit our store at 1/95 Cheltenham Road, Dandenong (Mr Muffler Building) Victoria 3175 or email:

Size (Scale): 1:5
Skill Level: Expert
Power Source: 2 Stroke Petrol
Chassis Type: Buggy
On/Off Road: Off Road
Drivetrain: 2WD
Factory specs
Battery connector: Tamiya
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

You may also checkout the 4WD version at Techno Hobbies!
We offer counter sales and technical advice on Saturdays, however, we are still offering click and collect service from our Shop Location at Mr Muffler Building at 1/95 Cheltenham Road, Dandenong Victoria 3175.

Alternatively, you can contact us on Mobile: 0408 106 686 or message us at or
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Techno Hobbies Team