30VG (P) ES Engine

30VG (P) ES Engine

Versatile VG performance, with an O.S. Easy Start!

Drivers love the power and speed that the 30VG engine delivers, and now it comes with another huge benefit: even easier, more reliable starting! The 30VG (P) ES is equipped with a backplate that allows for using a DuraTrax® Kwik Pit® Super Start or HPI Roto Starter ignition system. The 30VG (P) ES is a performance booster for large monster trucks, or as a drop-in upgrade for RTR buggies.

The 30VG (P) ES engine still has these popular features:

O.S. 2-year Limited Warranty


Internal construction of the ES unit.

The Advanced Bimetallic Liner (ABL) uses O.S. developed alloys to provide a durable barrier.
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Stock Number: OSMG2078
Displacement: 0.298 cu in (5.0 cc)
Bore: 0.728 in (18.5 mm)
Stroke: 0.717 in (18.2 mm)
Practical rpm: 4,000-36,000
Output: 2.96 hp @ 28,000 rpm
Weight: 12.2 oz (360 g)

Primary Accessories

Stock Number Mfr Number Product Description Quantity Needed
 HPIP8711   87110  HPI Racing Roto Start System Savage 1
 ODOP3320   ODOP3320  O'Donnell 20% Racing Quart 1

Field Equipment

Stock Number Mfr Number Product Description Quantity Needed
 DTXP0315   DTXP0315  Duratrax Ultimate Glo-Starter D 1
 DTXR1170   DTXR1170  Duratrax Deluxe Car Wrench 1
 FUGP4102   4100BP2  Fuji Batteries D Alkaline Battery (2) 1

Optional Accessories

Stock Number Mfr Number Product Description Quantity Needed
 DTXP0125   DTXP0125  Duratrax Kwik-Pit 250cc Fuel Bottle 1
 DTXP0150   DTXP0150  Duratrax Kwik-Pit 500cc Fuel Bottle 1
 DTXP0205   DTXP0205  Duratrax Nitro Starter Set w/o Fuel 1
 DTXR0185   DTXR0185  Duratrax Engine Tuning Screwdriver 1
 DTXR0187   DTXR0187  Duratrax Engine Tuning Tool 1
 GPMQ4131   GPMQ4131  Great Planes Silicone Fuel Tubing Standard 3' 1
 HCAP3001   HCAP3001  Hobbico After Run Engine Oil 2 Fl Oz 1
 HPIP8711   87110  HPI Racing Roto Start System Savage 1
 ODOP3220   ODOP3220  O'Donnell 20% Racing Gallon 1
 OFNG0098   10098  Ofna Clutch Nut SG Shaft 1
 OSMG2393   72413200  O.S. 203 Filter Elements (4) 1
 OSMG2693   71605100  O.S. #10 A5 Glow Plug Cold Air 1
 OSMG5874   73300305  O.S. Dust Cap Set 3mm (5) Carburetor Nipple 1
 OSMG6249   23781110  O.S. Insulator 20K/L/C 1
 OSMR2976   71521000  O.S. Long Socket Wrench With Plug Grip 1