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Old 11-06-2017, 09:44 PM
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As long as they keep up spares manufacture I'll keep using mine. I drove it for the 1st time this weekend and found it to be a very nice car to drive.
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Old 11-07-2017, 06:08 AM
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While I'm talking about the Pro 5, does anyone have a new in pack or lightly used Hot Bodies Pro 5 Aluminium chassis HB114495 for sale?

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Iv'e got 2 race days on mine (2 of them)... really like em. Been a HB guy for a long time (offroad).

Looks like the aluminum chassis is out of stock everywhere, I could use another one. I picked up one for one car when Tower was having a HB sale... paid $4.99! I should have bought all that were in stock at that price... but at the time, I didn't even own a Pro5, I just thought an aluminum chassis for 5 bucks was a steal, so had to get it.
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Old 11-07-2017, 08:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Sofa King View Post
Iv'e got 2 race days on mine (2 of them)... really like em. Been a HB guy for a long time (offroad).

Looks like the aluminum chassis is out of stock everywhere, I could use another one. I picked up one for one car when Tower was having a HB sale... paid $4.99! I should have bought all that were in stock at that price... but at the time, I didn't even own a Pro5, I just thought an aluminum chassis for 5 bucks was a steal, so had to get it.
Yeah, they're discontinued and out of stock everywhere. I might be doing a carpet meet later on in 2018 and thought to grab one now. Struggles...
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Old 11-20-2017, 01:41 AM
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Does anyone else have a problem with the front belt jumping off the spool/pulley after a shunt?
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Just add a small belt tensioner on the upper deck and it will be fine.
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Old 11-23-2017, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Airwave View Post
Just add a small belt tensioner on the upper deck and it will be fine.
Comes stock with one already. I think I'll use a longer screw and add an extra bearing to the tensioner to make it a touch wider....









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Old 11-24-2017, 01:11 AM
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This kind of tensioner is not really there for the tension. It is there to avoid oscillations of the belt...
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Just so we're clear this is the type of tensioner we're both talking about?


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Originally Posted by tbrymer View Post
I thought there was some discussion in this forum some pages back that said there's no more onroad for HB.
Seems like they are back in action. There's stock at amain along with parts.
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Originally Posted by Dan the Man View Post
Just so we're clear this is the type of tensioner we're both talking about?



I had same problem in a few races.

Moved this to a hole further forward and problem gone. Its not a perfect fit but works really well. With over 20 races never come off again.
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Hello will bd7 caster blocks work on the pro5 thanks
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Originally Posted by Nuno Gancho View Post
Hello will bd7 caster blocks work on the pro5 thanks
Not directly. You will need to bore out the outer pin hole on the c-hub from 2mm to 2.5mm to accommodate the larger HB pin size. You will also need to shim the c-hub in the arm with a couple 0.5mm shims or it will float front to back.

The HB steering knuckle is taller so you will need to file it down about 0.5mm for it to fit into the c-hub.

The yokomo king pin collars are a different size too. May want to pick up a few packs. #BD-414C

I use the BD8 -1mm hubs on my car. They have more room for the DCJ's. But either Yokomo hub is way more durable than the stock HB.

Hope this helps. Good luck.

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