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Old 09-06-2011, 09:02 PM   #1
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I want peoples opinions on how good an hpi Hellfire is for bashing. I'm not looking for a racer just something to beat up. I know there are better trucks out there but I can get one for a good price.
Any insight is helpful, Thanks
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Old 09-06-2011, 09:29 PM   #2
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I want peoples opinions on how good an hpi Hellfire is for bashing. I'm not looking for a racer just something to beat up. I know there are better trucks out there but I can get one for a good price.
Any insight is helpful, Thanks
Depends on the price and if it is a RTR or a SS model.

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Old 09-06-2011, 09:50 PM   #3
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Its a rtr model running a 5.9 engine out of an xl
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Thanks for the video, makes the truck look pretty cool
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the xl stock engine sucks donkey...
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I have a SS that I bash regularly with the K4.6 engine and its great. i know its discontinued now so check ebay for parts or integy.com for aluminum parts.
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Okay thanks. I know the 5.9 doesnt tune well but imo it gets the job done. I'll be getting it this weekend
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i wouldnt run one in anything even if i got it free.
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i wouldnt run one in anything even if i got it free.
Is tuning the only issue with it or are there more problems with it?
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I never had big issues with my SS. If you really want something just to bash with your friends, go with a Savage or even if you have the money go with a HPI Baja.
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I would go with a savage but I can't afford it right now, which definitely puts a baja even farther down the list
But if you said you never had an issue with it it should be good.
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