Magical inserts: Front Kick-up, Rear Toe-in and Anti-Squat. WHAT?

Magical inserts: Front Kick-up, Rear Toe-in and Anti-Squat. WHAT?

Since the announcement of the TLR 5th scale buggy we've received lots of questions regarding the extra setup and tuning options in this car compared with the 5ive-T. Multiple tuning options that will give the car a better handling. Adjustments where all the 10th and 8th scale drivers are already familiar with but we didn't have those options in 5th scale, yet! We explain Front Kick-up, Rear Toe-in and Anti-Squat!

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TLR 5ive-B Race Kit [TLR05001] + VIDEO

TLR 5ive-B Race Kit [TLR05001] + VIDEO

Guys it is here, a 5th scale 2-stroke buggy that will change the competition! The width is slightly smaller than the Losi 5ive-T and meet the official regulations for largescale competition! This is the car we are waiting for such a long time and we can't wait to have one in our hands by ourselves. It comes as a kit so you can build it the way you like. Uses Losi Mini suspension arms to achieve the best competition buggy out there! Compared with the Losi 5ive platform there are many more tuning options such a front kick, rear toe-in and anti-squad. Settings that all 8ight owners are familiar with and now also available in 5th scale!

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Losi MTXL and DBXL differences and similarities [Exploded views included]

Losi MTXL and DBXL differences and similarities [Exploded views included]

Yesterday was a interesting day for all Losi largescale enthousiasts. Horizon Hobby announced the Losi MTXL, a Monster Truck based on the DBXL. We have taken a closer look to both of the cars and there are a large amount of differences which makes the MTXL very interesting. Curious about the differences and similarities? Please read further!

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Losi Monster Truck XL, first thoughts and specs (LOS05009)

Losi Monster Truck XL, first thoughts and specs (LOS05009)

Today Losi has announced a new Largescale gas vehicle, the Monster Truck XL. We like 5th scale cars very much and Losi did already a phenomenal job with the 5ive-T, Mini WRC and DBXL. Now Losi is stepping into a completely new segment with this new addition and we are convinced that we are looking into a new rising star. In this article our first thoughts and of course the official specifications!

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Losi DBXL K&N 1/5 4WD released

Losi DBXL K&N 1/5 4WD released

Horizon Hobby released a very cool special edition of their 5th scale Losi DBXL 4WD Desert Buggy. This Desert Buggy is a very popular 4WD gas RC car and with the brand new K&N graphics it looks great! Everything you need is included except a can with gasoline, buy a big can and plenty of fuel because when the fun starts you don't want to stop.

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Dynamite work stand: Easy maintain your big Losi

Dynamite work stand: Easy maintain your big Losi

Maintaining your bigscale is always a bit of a challenge. The cars are big and heavy and that's why most of the guys are struggling when they're working on their cars. Some brands are already delivering work stands to make our lives easier but when you will have a quality stand it is very expensive. And quality is important because it needs to support a huge and expensive RC car. Now Dynamite delivers a high quality Largescale Work Stand for a reasonable price. We have investigated if this tool is worth the money.

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Spektrum S9010 and S9020 bigscale servo's now available

Spektrum S9010 and S9020 bigscale servo's now available

The wait is over! This week the brand new SpektrumRC servo’s for the Losi 5ive-T are available at horizon hobby.com or your local hobbyshop.

We know many 5ive-T owners have waited for this news. There is actually no servo on the market that is able to handle all the power which is generated in this heavy car. These SpektrumRC servo’s are developed especially for this car so we are convinced that these will work for 95%. But of course we will test these beasts and let you all know our thoughts.

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EFRA / Euros Losi Buggy from Mike Humphreys (UK)

EFRA / Euros Losi Buggy from Mike Humphreys (UK)

The Losi 5ive-B from Mike Humphreys is still dirty after a great week in Austria during the Largescale European Championships 2015. We took of the hood to show you what Mike has done to get a Losi 5ive-T that fits within the EFRA regulations.

Why spend so many time to convert a 1/5 car into 1/6? We explain!

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Proline Lockdown tires for Losi 5ive-T (update with 'No Foam' explanation)

Proline Lockdown tires for Losi 5ive-T (update with 'No Foam' explanation)

Pro-Line Racing has published a Sneak Peek of their brand new Lockdown tire which is available soon for the Losi 5ive-T. The variable pin spacing will give you the maximum forward bite while the side tread let you experience side traction and smooth steering like never before.

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This is all about Shock Springs!

This is all about Shock Springs!

We see a lot of guys who entered (or are near by entering) the bigscale hobby because of the popularity of the 5ive platform. They have so much fun with this truck but did they know that the truck handles better by choosing the correct shock setup? This article is all about the shiny colored springs for Losi 5ive-T and 5ive Mini WRC (theory can be applied to all RC models with spring tuning options). So get rid of your bumpy ride and get the smoothest truck ever!

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