Starting November 28th and running until November 30th, Pro-Line is holding an After Thanksgiving Sale. For those three days you can get 15% off your order by using promo code THANKS15.
Pro-Line is also holding a Cyber Monday Sale. Depending on the size of your order, you can get between $5 to $50 off. To get the promo codes for the Cyber Monday Sale click on the picture below. Click Right Here to visit the official Pro-Line website for more details.
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Pro-Line have created Interco TSL SX Super Swamper 3.8″ monster truck tires to give your truck more traction with a great scale look. The 3.8″ Super Swampers are an officially licensed product with great attention to detail to give them an authentic full scale look. These are said to give your truck extra side bite in the corners, while still providing excellent forward traction when you pound the gas.
The part number is #10111-00, they are street priced at $34 per pair, and Here Is The Link to more information over on the official Pro-Line website.
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While the Pro-Line crew might be best known for winning world championships and building uber bash machines like the PRO-MT, they also do a lot of work for charity. Pro-Line employees recently put together a bunch of gift boxes for children in need. They did it through a Samaritan’s Purse program called Operation Christmas Child, and their team topped their goal by putting together 16 boxes this year.
You can participate in the same program to give a child an extra special Christmas, all you have to do is hit up This Link for all the details.
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The Pro-Line PRO-MT just might be the ultimate 2wd bash machine. However, hardcore bashers are never the type to leave a vehicle stock. The P-L crew has announced aluminum rear hub carriers for the PRO-MT. These should add a nice touch of bling while beefing up a vital spot on the truck. The carriers have a street price of $39 and a part number of #6264-00. For complete details hit up This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Everybody wants scale looks now days and Pro-Line is once again leading the pack by offering a scale type tire for Traxxas 3.8″ sized wheels. The PL crew has leaked a picture of their upcoming 3.8″ Interco TSL SX Super Swampers. These bad boys should add some nice scale detailing to your monster truck and increase traction as well.
The part number and price will be released in a few days, until then you can hit up This Link to check out all the cool products on Pro-Line’s official website.
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The name leading the pack for performance tires and inserts is Pro-Line. They recently released some new Closed Cell Foam Inserts for 2.8″ sized tires so we decided to give them a spin to see how they held up in a hardcore bashing environment. Here is what we found out -
* The closed cell foams weigh more than old school foam. A mounted PL Trencher with closed cell foam weighs in at about 206 grams. The same wheel and tire with a traditional foam weighs in at 180 grams. The upside to the increased weight is that it is easier to pull trick maneuvers like back flips and front flips in the air. The downside is increased rotating and unsprung mass, which can make your electronics run slightly warmer. During our testing we did notice slightly warmer temps but nothing drastic.
* We mounted a closed cell set-up on one side of our review Pro-Line PRO-MT and the same wheel/tire with traditional foam on the other side. We then popped in a 3S LiPo pack and stabbed the gas HARD. The result? There was noticeably less ballooning of the tire with the closed cell insert. Less ballooning makes your truck much easier to drive at high power levels.
* We drove the inserts on a wide variety of surfaces. From the high bit carpet track at the iHobby Expo hall, to the damp high bite dirt inside of Leisure Hours Raceways, to the high bite asphalt at our local CostCo, the closed cell foams drove noticeably better than old school foam. The closed cell foams gave all the trucks a more precise feel and they also seemed to have more mechanical grip.
* We found the trucks we used the closed cells on much easier to drive when doing speed runs. We did speed passes with two different trucks, the PRO-MT and a Vaterra Halix. Both were using MaxAmps 3S LiPo and Castle brushless power. We found the tires ballooned less with the closed cell inserts and were much easier to drive as they neared their top speeds.
Overall – for general bashing we found the Pro-Line 2.8″ closed cell inserts to be a huge improvement over old school foam. The inserts are priced at $11 per pair and you can get more details at This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pro-Line Closed Cell Foam 2.8 Review Gallery
Want to save some cash on some uber gear? The Pro-Line crew is having a Halloween Sale this weekend. During their sale you can get $5 off a $50 order, $20 off a $150 order, and $40 off orders over $250. To get more details on Pro-Line’s Halloween Sale simply hit up This Link to head over to their website.
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Are you one of those hardcore bashers that have converted your Traxxas Stampede 4×4 over to 17mm hexes? If so you can rejoice, Pro-Line is now making their very trick F-11 wheels with a 17mm hex. These are priced at just $11 per pair, have a part number of #2755-03, and you can click Right Here for full details over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pro-Line 2.8 17mm Hex Wheels
For sand, mud, snow, or hydroplaning, Pro-Line Sand Paw tires are the best on the market for getting traction. Now Pro-Line is offering their Traxxas 2.8″ sized Sand Paws pre-mounted. This not only saves you the trouble of gluing up a set of tires, but also gets you bashing in the fastest time possible.
The 2.8 Sand Paws come on black Pro-Line F-11 wheels and come in two different offsets. #1186-14 is the part number for Nitro Stampede rear, JATO & Nitro Rustler rear, 2wd electric Pede & Rusty front, and Pede 4×4 front and rear. #1186-15 fits electric 2wd Stampede & Rustler rear. Both are priced at $36 per pair and you can get more details at This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pre-Mounted Sand Paw 2.8
Pro-Line has announced a bunch of new accessories to show the world you are into rc.
First up is their old school Legacy Trucker Snapback Hat. The Snapback is one size fits most and is priced at $16.
To clean up that messy pit area of yours, PL also has new Micro Fiber Pit Towels. These high-end towels come in pairs and are priced at $5.
Did you know Pro-Line has won 12 world championships? If not, you do now, and Pro-Line has a cool looking Blue World Championship T-Shirt to commemorate the fact. Sizes range from small to XXL with a price of $16
Last up are a bunch of trick new Pro-Line Decals. These should look great on your rc truck or your full size ride. Prices range around $5.
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Pro-Line’s Blockade tires are some of the most race winning tires in recent history. They have dominated everywhere from local tracks to world championships. Now they are available in a 3.8″ size to give serious traction to your monster truck.
Blockades give great forward bite with predictable side bite in the corners. The Traxxas style 3.8″ version comes with rows and rows of large pins to get maximum traction on grass, dirt, and dusty surfaces. They are street priced at $35 per pair and they have a part number of #10109-00. Full details can be found over on the official Pro-Line Website.
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Pro-Line 3.8 Blockade Gallery
Just like in the full scale world, the single most effective upgrade you can make to your basher is better tires. The new fully licensed Interco TSL SX Super Swampers from Pro-Line promise more grip with a great scale authentic look. These are designed to fit the popular Traxxas 2.8″ wheel size and come with the new high-zoot closed cell Pro-Line inserts. The Super Swampers are said to give slightly more side-bite than PL Trenchers, with similar amounts of forward bite. Pricing is $21 per pair and they have a part number of #10110-00. Check out This Link for more details.
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Pro-Line Super Swamper 2.8 Gallery
Fully licensed by Volkswagen, the new Baja Bug Clear Body from Pro-Line will truly set your Axial Yeti apart. The Baja Bug is a perfect fit for the Axial Yeti and comes with window masks, a decal sheet, and over-spray protection. Street pricing is $37 and the part number is #3238-02. To be the fist person on your block to get one, simply hit the pre-order button at This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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PL VW Baja Bug Gallery