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CEN Racing 1/5th scale Short Course!!!!

Old 07-12-2010, 02:08 PM
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CEN Racing has just released their new 1/5th scale short course vehicle. Here are some pictures and specs


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Powerful and easy to tune 30cc gasoline powered engine
Four Wheel Drive (4WD)
Threaded aluminum shocks
Super Duty Steering Servo
Fully adjustable suspension
and much much more.

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Well that's just filled with WOW!!!!
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Very cool, but.....I still have never found anyone that bought one of their Matrix5 T, MT or buggy. So, is there much of a market for this?
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What does one of these beasts cost?
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I've always been a little iffy about CEN Racing. I'm curious to how durable and available parts are compared to HPI
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umm.

if a 1/10 short course truck has a wheelbase of about 330mm (HPI Blitz)

then your larger scale short course truck with a 520mm wheelbase isn't technically a 1/5 scale.

as can clearly be seen from the pic anyway.

I do believe that makes it a 1/6 scale.
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Originally Posted by AmmoJammo View Post
umm.

if a 1/10 short course truck has a wheelbase of about 330mm (HPI Blitz)

then your larger scale short course truck with a 520mm wheelbase isn't technically a 1/5 scale.

as can clearly be seen from the pic anyway.

I do believe that makes it a 1/6 scale.
"umm.."

that's assuming that both trucks are "modeled" after the same 1/1 scale wheelbase. What's also clearly visible is the drastically different suspension, chassis, and geometry. So, I highly doubt these are intended to model the same wheelbase in full scale. Additionally the FS version has the same wheelbase and is also called a 1/5 scale.

nice try.
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Wanabrc,

Street price is apx $750 for the RTR 4wd with painted and decaled body.

Twisted_Metal,

CEN Racing has been making / producing hobby products for over 30 years. All CEN Racing customers are in good hands with their products. ; )
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Originally Posted by Ruune View Post
"umm.."

that's assuming that both trucks are "modeled" after the same 1/1 scale wheelbase. What's also clearly visible is the drastically different suspension, chassis, and geometry. So, I highly doubt these are intended to model the same wheelbase in full scale. Additionally the FS version has the same wheelbase and is also called a 1/5 scale.

nice try.
not at all, if you're going to call it 1/5 scale, then compare it to a 1/10 scale, when its clearly not twice then wheelbase, then you're just stupid.

is this actually 30cc? or is it only 26cc like the other FS Racing trucks?
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AmmoJammo,

Engine is actually 30cc. ; ) We (CEN Racing) feel that the more power the better. We tryed the 26cc engine, it's good but the 30cc has much more torque / grunt.
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AmmoJammo,

Engine is actually 30cc. ; ) We (CEN Racing) feel that the more power the better. We tryed the 26cc engine, it's good but the 30cc has much more torque / grunt.
no worries, got any specs? bore and stroke? any torque and power figures?
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Andrew, since you work for CEN......I am very interested in a Matrix5T (Truggy), but no one has had them in stock since they were announced months ago. I also cannot find any reviews on this car. Can you help me out with some info?? Also, CEN doesn't happen to be working on adding reverse to these vehicles, are they? PM me if you wish.
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Originally Posted by Twisted_Metal View Post
I've always been a little iffy about CEN Racing. I'm curious to how durable and available parts are compared to HPI
my first 1/10th street car was a CT4s that thing was stupid fast!!!!!!...very tough car I hit curbs numorus times and it took the abuse...I would not hesitate to buy another cen product....
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cnj,

Hmm.... we've were out of stock on the Truggies for a couple of weeks. However we did just get a container of them last week. Here is a link to the shopatron where it can be purchased.

http://www.shopatron.com/products/pr...66129.0.0.0.0?

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Haha, I still have my CT4-R, great car. Imagine how fast the new CTR 5.0 is with the 5.0 engine and all Carbon fiber. Its insane. ; )

Here are some pictures that have been requested.

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