R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-30-2010, 04:49 AM   #1
Tech Rookie
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 13
Default Hpi sport 2

Hi all. I have an old hpi sport 2 rolling chasis with just a servo. It's completely stock. I want to use it for parking lot bashing and drifting. Is anyone familiar with the sport 2? If you had to build one what components would you use? Just for fun I would like to hear some setups. I think It's a really well-built belt driven car that has a lot of potentia. Your thoughts?

Edit: I can't link to a pic but it has a plastic battery holder that I wonder what kind and size lipo I could squeeze in there without modding the holder or chassis. Any idea what kind of brushless power this can put down?

Last edited by alfredoR23; 03-30-2010 at 04:59 AM. Reason: Just adding
alfredoR23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-30-2010, 11:56 AM   #2
Tech Regular
SpidarX's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 411
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)

I've been running an HPI Sport 2 and Pro 2 for many years. I still run them in stock classes. They are great cars. I believe you can still find old setup sheets on HPI's website. If not, I have them all printed out. You can usually still find parts on ebay. I've upgraded a few things on the Sport 2. I think the most important upgrade is install ball diffs. As for lipos, the chassis can take saddle or stick packs. I'm running the reedy 4800 saddle pack lipos in my car. It's a tight fit, but it works well. PM me if you have any other questions about the car.
RC America - XRAY USA - Hudy
Alamo City Racing Club - San Antonio, TX
SpidarX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2010, 04:02 PM   #3
Tech Rookie
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 13

Thanks spidar. Would you mind posting or linking to some pics of your setup? Especially the lipos. I really want to do as much learning as I can on the sport 2 and then when I'm competent in lipo and esc tech and then upgrade to hot bodies cyclone tcx when it comes out :-D

I'm going to start researching gearing ratios too. What's your opinion on what won't make this car explode under power?
alfredoR23 is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
hpi sport 2 rtr f/s zx9crazy R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 10 04-05-2007 04:59 PM
hpi sport 2 VS tc3 SuCioDiFiciL Electric On-Road 8 06-27-2003 05:11 AM
good motor for hpi sport 2 truplayboi Rookie Zone 10 02-06-2003 10:35 PM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 02:23 AM.

Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.0