MIP 1/5th scale Real Brakes are Ready to Rumble!

MIP 1/5th scale Real Brakes are Ready to Rumble!

The Losi 5ive weights almost 40 lbs and it is really important to use good brakes. We have used several kind of brakes and none of them were able to give us the maximum stopping performance during a race from start to finish. This is why we picked up the brand new MIP 1/5th scale Real Brakes.

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Building the new MIP Big Bore Bypass1™ Shocks

Building the new MIP Big Bore Bypass1™ Shocks

Okay we have picked up a very nice and exclusive box from MIP Products. The brand new 1/5th Scale, 32mm Big Bore Bypass1™ Shock Kit for Losi 5ive-T with order number #14370. Hereby our first thoughts about the product and how we build these badass shocks.

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Prevent your 5ive-T body from damage

Prevent your 5ive-T body from damage

Have you ever taken out your Losi for a great bash or race and realized that your expensive body is cracked afterwards? It is so frustrating when you have spend so much time and energy in your new body and after a few runs it is damaged. The body is not bad at all, it is a high quality lexan body separated into 4 panels. So you don't have to replace the whole body but can we prevent the body from these cracks? Yes we can!

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2ND Devils Cup race at the Hell of Holten

2ND Devils Cup race at the Hell of Holten

Today it was big fun during the 2nd round of the Devils Cup 2015 organized by Main Meetings Raalte. MMR introduced some new regulations including a stop and go penalty system and this resulted in better driving. First priority is to have maximum pleasure and that was plenty available today.

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New looks for #33 Crew Car

New looks for #33 Crew Car

Performance and car handling aren't the only important things while driving competition. Also the looks is given the driver the proud feeling that helps winning a race. We have designed a new body for our Crew Rider Ralf van Hattum and the car looks awesome. We have driven the desert buggy like body panels last season but we decided to get back to Shortcourse. Why?

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1ST Devils Cup race at the Hell of Holten

1ST Devils Cup race at the Hell of Holten

Today the 1st round of the Devils Cup 2015 was driven at MMR Hell of Holten. Perfect start of the season and great to see all the happy drivers. The track was very technical and a bit narrow for the big Losi's. That didn't mean the drivers had a great day and achieved great results and very fast lap times.

Today's top 3 Shortcourse:
1. Ralf van Hattum
2. Erik de Koning
3. Rinus Visser

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Losi 5ive Setup Sheet

Losi 5ive Setup Sheet

Recently we have posted some basis lessons. These tutorials described the tuning essentials for your Losi 5ive truck. Now we all understand these basics it is important to administer your settings and setup choices. In the Losi 5T manual you will find a setup sheet on page 44. Why would you use a Setup Sheet?

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Lesson 1: Camber

Lesson 1: Camber

This article will guide you through the basics of setting up your camber on your Losi without the need of expensive tuning parts. We will describe the basic adjustments and how they affect the handling of the vehicle. This guide is not only for racers; also, bashers can have so much more fun when the car is adjusted correctly. So let us start!

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MIP 8-Shoe 54mm Racing Clutch

MIP 8-Shoe 54mm Racing Clutch

We picked up the brand new MIP Clutch System and will publish an in depth review and our thoughts soon! The MIP clutch is a completely redesigned clutch system and it's build is very uncommon in the world of 5th scale. These are the kind of innovative products we love and we can't wait to bring the Losi to the next level!

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Lesson 2: Shocks

Lesson 2: Shocks

This lesson is all about shocks. There are a lot possibilities to setup your shocks and some mistakes on shock setups can cause an almost uncontrollable car. You have to understand what springs can do but also the oil, droop and shock position has massive effects on the driving characteristics of your RC car. Let us start with the lesson below and getting a truck where you are confident in driving!

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