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Beaver, West Virginia
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2001 HPI Savage 25

“mini monster”


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About “mini monster”

this little 1/8th scale monster has a mind blowing 2.5 hp engine that propels it at a blinding speed of 60mph with the help of its three speed tranny. this beast is mad for jump and hillclimbs. it takes a beating

The Savage 25 RTR is one of HPI's most powerful RTR trucks ever! This truck is a step up from the classic Savage 21 RTR and includes a more powerful S-25 engine, delivering 20% more power

The heart of the Savage 25 is the powerful new Nitro Star S-25 that has 20% more displacement than the previous model. It’s a .25 cubic inch (4.1cc) big block engine that features a billet aluminum heatsink head for extra cooling, dual bushing aluminum connecting rod, true ABC chrome sleeve construction for durability, and a simplified dual needle 7mm slide carburetor for easier tuning with a composite body for better performance at higher temperatures. The new S-25 is so powerful that we were able to gear the truck for higher top speeds, yet still retain excellent punch off the line. A high speed spur gear (49T) and larger clutchbell (15T) are now standard equipment, and we also include an 18 tooth clutchbell high speed on-road driving! Customers will immediately notice that the Savage 25 has more punch and higher top speed.


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Specs for “mini monster”


.25 cubic in engine (4.1cc)

Nitro Star S-25
Size .25
Horsepower @ RPM 2.5 @ 29,000
Maximum RPM 38,000
Heatsink Head Machined Aluminum
Case Black Heatsink Coating
Carburetor Composite
Carb Adjustments simplified to High and Low
Connecting Rod Dual Bushing
Construction ABC
Starting System Roto Start System
Spur Gear 49T
Clutch Bell 15T or 18T
Clutch Type Three Shoe
Shock Springs Black Firm
Fuel Tank without primer, rear pick-up
Body Red-Black-Silver-Gray
Dogbones updated standard

3 speed tranny

Billet purple anodized aluminum heatsink head for improved cooling and strength
Large 7mm carb opening for increased airflow


Factory Options for “”

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Factory Options for “mini monster”

Nitro Star S-25 engine (ABC) with slide carburetor
Purple anodized, billet aluminum heatsink engine head
Roto Start System installed!
Aluminum high flow tube rear exhaust header
Stiff black shock springs
New rear pick-up 160cc fuel tank with no primer
Three-shoe clutch
Revised wheel hex hubs
Pre-painted trimmed GT-1 truck body in all-new colors with Savage 25 decals applied
Giant 1/8th scale (16.8" x 21")
Factory assembled
Full-time shaft driven four wheel drive
Complete set of rubber sealed ball bearings
TF-4 radio system with high torque steering servo
Composite tuned pipe and aluminum rear exhaust header
Cast aluminum heavy-duty engine mount
Heavy-duty drivetrain and suspension optimized for big-block engines
Hardened metal differential gears
Adjustable 2 speed transmission with heavy-duty metal internal gears
Adjustable slipper clutch
Adjustable disc brake
Wide-track suspension (nearly 17 inches wide!)
Stainless steel inboard hinge pins with anodized aluminum braces
8 long stroke oil-filled coilover shock absorbers
Rigid aluminum TVP chassis (Twin Vertical Plates)
Enclosed radio box for protection of electronics
Front and rear skidplate bumpers
Adjustable body posts (with extra mount for SUV bodies)
Chrome 5 spoke wheels and all-terrain tires (with inner foam)


Mods for “”

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Mods for “mini monster”

three speed tranny

working head lights

custom painted bronco body with decals. also with flag and eagle decal on hood. PAINTED MYSELF

aftermarket air cleaner


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Cover photo of mini on the move album
mini on the move
Photos: 6
Cover photo of savage 25 album
savage 25
Photos: 16

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