Boost 5TX Team Spec Ceramic .21 Off-Road Engine (Turbo Plug) by Picco

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This is the Picco Boost 5TX Team Spec Ceramic .21 Off Road Engine. The 5TX engine was designed to provide the same incredible reliability, fuel mileage and ease of tuning of the popular 5TR but with increased bottom end for drivers who crave that aggressive and punchy bottom end power delivery.

The PICCO Boost 5TX Team Spec has an updated 14mm balanced and silicone filled crankshaft to improve overall performance, a larger more efficient cooling head, updated crankcase design which allows more clearance for different flywheels, super strong “knife edged” aerodynamic connecting rod, lightened piston CNC machined from high percentage silicone alloy billet, and a ceramic “Swiss” made rear bearing to top off the list.

The Boost 5TX Team Spec .21 engine is a top of the line racing engine with a strong and aggressive bottom end powerband and incredible top end performance. Perfect for high grip tracks or tracks with difficult jumps where off the line power is crucial. Combine all this with its super stable tuning, incredible fuel mileage and PICCO’s legendary quality this makes it the total package in a Pro level buggy or truggy engine.


  • 5 +2 Ports hard chromed liner
  • Piston CNC machined from billet
  • 14mm balanced cranckshaft with silicone insert
  • Knife edged lightweight aerodynamic connecting rod
  • Updated 60mm cooling head design to maximize efficiency
  • 14mm ceramic Swiss main bearing
  • Updated case design for better performance and flywheel clearance
  • Composite long needle slide carburetor
  • 6.0mm and 7.0mm venturi inserts

Displacement: 3.49cc
Bore: 16.26mm
Stroke: 16.80mm
Output: 2.6hp @ 33,000rpm
RPM Range: 3,000 – 41,000 RPM
Suggested Pipe: PIC9580 EFRA2046 & PIC9581 EFRA2099

This product was added to our catalog on July 1, 2014.

Kevin Thatcher
Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 (about 2 years ago)
Picco Boost 5TX Team Spec Ceramic .21 Off-Road Engine (Turbo Plug)
LOVE this engine.. just as good as the team spec but a lot more punch yet still smoooooth.. great runtime also. This engine should be named team spec "beast mode"
Chris Daoust
Monday, Aug 31 2015 (about a year ago)
Picco Boost 5TX Team Spec Ceramic .21 Off-Road Engine (Turbo Plug)
Run this engine in my LOSI 8T, has plenty of power to clear any jumps, big or small, right out of the corner. Easy to break in and tune and idles smooth as silk. Sounds like a badass with the Picco 2099 Pipe. Actually had a few guys comment on it's performance and sound at the track. Can't beat this engine for the price, buy it, you won't be disappointed after you run this powerhouse.
Barry Thompson
Verified Owner
Saturday, Aug 9 2014 (about 2 years ago)
Picco Boost 5TX Team Spec Ceramic .21 Off-Road Engine (Turbo Plug)
So far ive ran about 5 tanks thru this engine . Break in was very easy and smooth idles all day long ! I'm starting to put it on the trac and finish breakin ill keep you guys posted .. Ok update this engine is super smooth and super fast LOVE THIS BAD BOY !
James Vaughn
Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 (about 2 years ago)
Picco Boost 5TX Team Spec Ceramic .21 Off-Road Engine (Turbo Plug)
Great motor, I had the 5TR which was great as well. This motor has a ton of bottom end. When tuned right you will have no problem competing with a nova or a speed, best part is the price. 500 dollar motor for 300 bucks. Simply amazing.