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We have the full scoop on the latest tires from Duratrax! The new Duratrax Performance Monster Truck Tires come pre-mounted and glued to 2.8″ rims, complete with foam inserts. They rims are available in black or chrome, and come with contrasting screws.

We have actually been driving/testing these for a while now, and they are holding up well to our abuse. The tires come in a soft C2 compound and with so many different tread patterns, you should have no problem finding the ones you need to hug the surface you are on.

Duratrax has gone all out to cover most anyone’s needs. They come ready to go for most 1/10 scale Traxxas, HPI and ARRMA 2WD and 4WD vehicles like the Stampede, Granite and Savage XS Monster Trucks.

During our testing, we have been bolting them up to everything we can find. They look good, and take a beating. We’ll have tons of pictures and reviews coming soon. We also have a huge surprise regarding these tires, but we can’t say any more quite yet. Heck, we are the only ones that know these exist at this point. They will be available in a few weeks though. Here are the details for ordering when they come out. Notice the colors for rims, Chrome, Black, and the offsets as well as Front and Rear. Tread Patterns are Bandito, Lockup, Sidearm, and Six Pack.

Stock Number – Description – Price
DTXC3500 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . $25.99
DTXC3501 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3502 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3503 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3504 Bandito MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3505 Bandito MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . 26.99

DTXC3506 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2) . . . 25.99
DTXC3607 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3608 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3609 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3510 Lockup MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3511 Lockup MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . 26.99

DTXC3512 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3513 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3514 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3515 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3516 Sidearm MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3517 Sidearm MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . 26.99

DTXC3518 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2).. . 25.99
DTXC3519 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2).. . 26.99
DTXC3520 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2).. . 25.99
DTXC3521 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2).. . 26.99
DTXC3522 Six Pack MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2).. . 25.99
DTXC3523 Six Pack MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2).. . 26.99

It’s a little early for info yet on the Duratrax Website, but it should be there later next week.

Oh yea, it’s Friday! Maybe our mystery link is to the new Duratrax Monster Truck Tires In ACTION?

Duratrax Carbon Fiber 835B 835EThe Duratrax 835E and 835B 8th scale buggies have been doing well with the basher crowd. They both have affordable price points and have proven to take a good beating. With their popularity, users are looking to make them even better with hop-up parts. Today Duratrax has announced some affordable parts to beef up and allow more tuning on their popular buggies. The upgrades include-

* DTXC8942 Shock Spring Front – Yellow/Med (2) (835B/E option) $2.69
* DTXC8943 Shock Spring Rear – Yellow/Med (2) (835B/E option) $2.69
* DTXC8940 Shock Spring Front – Cyan/Heavy (2) (835B option; 835E stock) $2.69
* DTXC8941 Shock Sprint Rear – Cyan/Heavy (2) (835B option; 835E stock) $2.69
* DTXC8946 Shock Spring Set – White/Soft (4) (835E option, 835B stock) $3.59
* DTXC6641 Graphite Center Brace (835B only) $8.99
* DTXC6640 Graphite Front Brace (835B/E option) $12.99

Some of the upgrade parts are available right now, while others should be in stock very soon. To see everything that Duratrax has to offer, simply click THIS LINK for their official website.

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Duratrax Aluminum Hop Up Parts 835B 835E Buggy
The Duratrax 835B and it’s electric brother the 835E have started taking off with the bash crowd. After all they are affordable and can take some abuse.

Duratrax has come up with 12 hop-ups made from heat treated 7075 T-6 aluminum which have been beefed up in key areas to make your 835B or 835E even tougher. They also focused on making them attractive, and affordable.

DTXC9334 7075 Aluminum F/R Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9335 7075 Aluminum R/R 2° Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9336 7075 Aluminum R/F Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9337 7075 Aluminum R/R 3° Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9328 7075 Aluminum F/R Upper Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC6635 7075 Aluminum Front Chassis Brace $19.99
DTXC6636 7075 Aluminum Rear Chassis Brace $19.99
DTXC9298 7075 Aluminum Machined Front Shock Tower $33.99
DTXC9299 7075 Aluminum Machined Rear Shock Tower $33.99
DTXC8180 7075 Aluminum Machined Knuckle Arm (2) $41.99
DTXC7976 7075 Aluminum Machined Hub Carrier (2) $44.99
DTXC7977 7075 Aluminum Machined Rear Hub (2) $41.99

These hop-ups are in stock now, hit THIS LINK to check out all the option parts for the Duratrax 835E.

In less than 24 hours we’ll have bashers from all over the Midwest gathering in Orland Park Illinois to get big air, break parts, bench race, and have a day they’ll never forget. To see pictures from last years BigSquidRC Orland Park Bash click THIS LINK.

THE Duratrax 835E 1/8th RTR Buggy Review

Duratrax 835E Buggy Review

We received a Duratrax 835E for review a few weeks ago and everyplace we went people seemed interested in it. That seemed a bit odd to us, I mean most people have seen/driven an 8th scale buggy before. However, the 835E is different, it’s a RTR brushless buggy that comes in at a fairly low price point. For less than the price of what most brands charge for just their buggy, the 835E comes RTR ready for the track. A lot of people want to know if the price point is “too good to be true”, or if the latest Duratrax is legit. Here is our review, click the “Read More” and find out the real scoop…


THE Duratrax Lineup C2 Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy Tire Review

Duratrax Lineup Buggy Tire Review

If you’ve run 8th scale buggy for very long, then you already know how tire costs can eat at your wallet. Duratrax has an extensive line of affordable shoes for your 8th scale buggy, today we’ll be taking a closer look at their Lineup buggy pre-mounts in C2 compound. Are they good for bashing or only for the track? More importantly, are they worth the cash? Click the “Read More” to find out.



If you are looking for some affordable tire options for your 8th scale buggy, Duratrax may be the tires you are looking for! Above you can see their Bandito, Dinero, Score and Barz tire patterns. The Bandito come pre-mounted in C2 or C3 (Super Soft) compounts, and are only $24 for a pair! The others are also available in C2 or C3 and cost $17.99 a pair not mounted.

To get more information on the Duratrax Buggy tires, hit THIS LINK.

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Duratrax 835E Video
Duratrax has an affordable bash machine out right now called the 835E buggy (street price $399). It comes with waterproof brushless power and the great handling characteristics of a low slung 8th scale buggy. Even more importantly for the bashing crowd it comes with the Duratrax 1 year Stress-Tech Guarantee. If you break a Stress-Tech plastic part Duratrax replaces it free for the first year, great news for drivers that like to bash hard.

To get more information on the Duratrax 835E simply click on THIS LINK, for more information on the Stress-Tech Guarantee CLICK HERE, and to read even more Duratrax news HERE is the link you want.

Check out the video below to see the Duratrax 835E in action, don’t forget that comments are open so let your voice be heard.

Duratrax Onyx 35C Lipo Batteries
Duratrax is expanding their line-up of Onyx 35C Lipo Batteries. The 35C Onyx Lipo’s are known for accurate capacities and offering a great bang-for-the-buck. Available in soft or hard pack, with Traxxas or Dean’s connectors, there is an Onyx for nearly any application.

DTXC1930 11.1V 1300mAh 3S Soft Case Deans, $22.99
DTXC1931 11.1V 1300mAh 3S Soft Case Traxxas, $25.99
DTXC1936 7.4V 2000mAh 2S Soft Case Deans, $24.99
DTXC1937 7.4V 2000mAh 2S Soft Case Traxxas, $25.99
DTXC1964 7.4V 5000mAh 2S Hard Case Deans, $59.99
DTXC1965 7.4V 5000mAh 2S Hard Case Traxxas, $59.99
DTXC1966 11.1V 5000mAh 3S Soft Case Traxxas, $89.99
DTXC1967 11.1V 5000mAh 3S Soft Case Deans, $89.99
DTXC1970 7.4V 5700mAh 2S Soft Case Traxxas, $64.99
DTXC1978 11.1V 6400mAh 3S Soft Case Deans, $109.99
DTXC1979 11.1V 6400mAh 3S Soft Case Traxxas, $109.99
DTXC1982 7.4V 8000mAh 2S Soft Case Deans, $89.99
DTXC1983 7.4V 8000mAh 2S Soft Case Traxxas, $89.99
DTXC1995 11.1V 8000mAh 3S Soft Case Deans, $129.99
DTXC1997 11.1V 8000mAh 3S Soft Case Traxxas, $129.99

To get more information on Onyx Lipo batteries, hit THIS LINK.

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Duratrax 1/8 835E Buggy 2.4GHz RTR
The newest addition to the ever growing Duratrax line-up is the 835E Electric RTR Buggy. The 835E is based off its nitro powered brother and features waterproofing to make it truly bash ready.

8th scale buggies are known for being great bash machines. For big brushless power the 835E comes with a 2200kV motor and 120 amp Onyx speed controller. A 2.4 GHz radio system is standard and removes any worries of radio conflicts, while big bore shocks help soak up the nasty stuff. Throw in some grey anodized parts for bling factor and the Duratrax 835E is ready to turn heads and go big at your local bash spot.

The 835E is available in 3 color choices- black, white and yellow. The part number is #DTXD78** and its street price is only $399. Expect the new 835E to hit hobby shop shelves in mid June. For more information on everything Duratrax click THIS LINK for their official website.

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THE Duratrax Nissan GT-R Nitro RTR Review

Duratrax Nissan GT-R Review

It is no secret I hate nitro, so I found it quite “interesting” that Brian would drop a nitro car on my desk for review (then he RAN out of my office). The new Duratrax Nissan GT-R has all the makings of a success, it has a big engine, a 2 speed tranny, and ultra hot scale looks. Did we have a good time with it, or did I end up smashing it to bits with a hammer out of frustration? Lets find out…


Duratrax Nissan GT-R Unboxing Pictures
Here are some unboxing pictures of perhaps the best looking Duratrax to ever hit the market, the nitro powered Nissan GT-R. The Nissan is a 4wd on-road machine that has plenty of features like an .18 sized engine, a 2.4 GHz radio system, and a two speed transmission. Click the “read more” button for 3 more unboxing galleries, and hit THIS LINK for more information on the Nissan GT-R on the official Duratrax website. Look for our full BigSquidRC review to go live in the next week.


Duratrax Tool Set for Traxxas
Everyone has a least one Traxxas vehicle in their fleet (but most of you have more like 10). Now Duratrax has a comprehensive tool kit for working on and maintaining your Traxxas vehicles.

What does the new kit include? It comes with a total of 19 pieces- hex drivers, nut drivers, screwdrivers and wrenches in multiple sizes. Part number for the new kit is #DTXR0410 and it has a street price of only $18. For more information HERE is the link to the Duratrax website.

Why not check out more Duratrax News right here on BigSquidRC?

Video Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro 4WD 2.4GHz RTR
Hot scale looks are the biggest thing going in rc right now and the new Camaro ZL1 Nitro RTR from Duratrax has hit the nail on the head. It not only has a trick licensed body, but it’s also nitro, making it all that more realistic.

Duratrax has released a new video showcasing their new Camaro ZL1 RTR, showing off some of its features and showing it in action. Hit the play button below to see how it rolls.

Want to read more Duratrax news? We have more at This Link right here on BigSquidRC.