This is the REDS Engines R5 .21 5-Port Off-Road Competition Buggy Engine. The R5 Racing engine guarantees performance with its combination of lightweight and incredible power delivery. Thanks to the the unique long needle composite carburetor, silicone ramped crankshaft, Swiss bearings and ABC piston/sleeve configuration the R5 is powerful, easy to tune and reliable.
The R5 produces an incredible amount of grunt and is a great choice for 1/8 scale truggys, or 1/8 buggies when you want massive power!
- Silicone Ramped Crankshaft: the silicone intake ramp helps reduce rotating mass.
- Carburetor: The R5 is equipped with the "Extra Long" idle needle, which improves fuel economy and guarantees a linear power output. This makes the engine very driveable and easy to handle on all terrain. The composite technology provides incredible carburetor stability.
- Lightweight: At 356 grams the REDS R5 is one of the lightest engines in its class. The engine has been designed to be lightweight, while maintaining high performance and reliability.
- High Performance Ball Bearings: The engine includes Swiss Made ball bearings. The high quality chrome steel rear bearing provides long life and great performance.
- Cooling System: The engine is designed for maximum cooling with an ultra-finned crankcase and a cooled combustion chamber.
- Flat Piston: REDS buggy engines use flat pistons matched to a specific combustion chamber for high performance and low fuel consumption. Made from a high strength aluminum bar, this piston is a true masterpiece of engineering.
- Ultra-Light Rod: Lightweight, durable and reliable, this is a quality connecting rod. The slim shape is designed to minimize aerodynamic friction. The double bushing technology ensures high reliability.
- Lightweight, only 356g
- 5 Ports hard chromed liner
- CNC machined billet piston
- Separated and cooled combustion chamber
- 14mm silicone ramped crankshaft
- Knife edged aerodynamic connecting rod
- All Swiss Made ball bearings
- Long needle composite slide carburetor
- Includes T5C glow plug
Front Bearing Size: 7x19x6
Rear Bearing Size: 14x25.4x6 steel
Recommended Pipe: EFRA 2034, 2069