LSN Compares the Losi 5IVE-T to the HPI Baja 5SC in length, width, height and weight.
LSN has received several request to explain the differences between the Losi 5IVE-T and the HPI Baja 5SC. In time we will cover more details about how each truck differs but we wanted to start with the exterior of the two trucks and cover the basics. We decided to get both of these trucks out and take some photos to give you an up close view of how these two truck differ in these areas, Length, Width, Height and Weight. You will also see the overal profile of these two trucks and how they differ.
Please understand this is not a comparison as to which truck is better. We are simply showing you the scale of the two trucks because we know so many of you have seen the popular HPI Baja 5SC and not so many have seen the Losi 5IVE-T. Below is the video where you can get all the details. We will also list the specs below for those of you with short attention spans.
Our next video will cover the tires and how they differ from the HPI tires. As for interchangeable parts, other than the engine and some engine accessories like HP filters etc the tires are the only think on the Losi 5IVE-T that will interchange with HPI Baja’s.
Losi 5IVE-T vs HPI Baja 5SC
Length from bumper to bumper
5SC: 37 1/2″
Width between the two front wheels
5IVE-T: 20 1/2″
Weight of the the trucks W/O gas
5IVE-T: 37lbs 2.5oz
5SC: 29lbs 4.5oz
Height of the trucks
This was hard to measure but you can see in the image that the 5IVE-T is shorter by maybe an inch and has a whole different stance and overall profile.