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Baja 5b SS cracked A-arms

Discussion in 'Large Scale RC' started by wickedmatt, Dec 19, 2013.

  1. wickedmatt

    wickedmatt New Member

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    I bought an HPI Baja 5b SS kit about six months ago and after running 6-7 tanks of fuel through it I noticed that the upper A-arms in the front have started to crack and decide to check the rest and noticed one of the rears has too. Does anyone know where I can get an aluminium replacement kit? I have found some but i don't want to waste my money on crappy parts.

    Thanks for your help!
     
  2. TeK

    TeK the 1/5th Scale BOSS
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    DDM is one of the best places in my opinion. Home Page

    For aluminum I recommend the FLM (Fastlane Machine) arms. They have a life time warranty (not on normal wear and tear though)

    There are some very good upgraded plastic ones available as well such as the Kraken arms or the RPM's.

    Good luck.
     
  3. wickedmatt

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    Thanks! for the advice probably going to put in plastic replacements to save some cash till work picks up in the spring.
     
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    cbaker65 Studio Forums Elite
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    RPM's are good,an worth the money.Their plstic is more flexable an forgiving.
     
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    Corey52587 Studio Forums Elite
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    i recommend rpm arms they have a life time warranty so you break them they send you new ones, or flm like tek said they have an awesome extended arm set that will give you a wider stance
     
  6. TeK

    TeK the 1/5th Scale BOSS
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    Kraken has released an extended arm kit now. They also have life time warranty on the standard length and extended. I have a set and they are awesome. I highly recommend them.
     
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    I use RPM A-Arms ( upper and lower ) in my Baja 5b.
    I chose them to keep weight down and they are about 30% thicker and tougher than stock.
    I beat on my rig pretty good and they withstand the punishment.
    Well worth the cost. Highly recommended.

    I bought mine in white and Rit dyed them purple.
    A little bit of a custom look.
     

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