The BigSquidRC Bash Crew just got done with our first big unveil of iHobby 2014, the Pro-Line Pro-MT 2wd monster truck. We had a nice crowd gathered around our booth who could not wait to see it before anyone else on the planet.
What is the scoop on the Pro-MT? Based off the impressive Pro-Line PRO-2 chassis, this 1/10th scale 2wd has multiple upgrades to help transform it into the ultimate bashing machine.
* The chassis is all new. Made from 3mm aluminum it features raised side guards to keep mud/dirt out of your electronics and to give the truck a cool look.
* The Pro-MT features all metal transmission gears and beefier tranny case to handle loads of power.
* Also to handle crazy amount of brushless power, the Pro-MT comes with all new Pro-Spline HD Axles featuring hardened steel construction as well as oversized bearings.
* Blue anodized aluminum front caster blocks come standard, as do Pro-Line F-11 wheels and Trencher tires.
* A new body named the “Sentinel” was made just for the Pro-MT. It is extra thick and has beveled edges for less scratching when upside down.
* New heavy duty front and rear bumpers come standard, as does ProTrac suspension.
The Pro-MT has a part number of #4003-00 and will be street priced at $389. It comes as a modular kit and you can hit up the
You can check out the Official PRO-MT Page HERE with all the details. You can also hit the Official Order Page to get yours on pre-order to ensure you are the first person on your block to have one.
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Pro-Line Pro-MT Gallery 1
Pro-Line Pro-MT Gallery 2
We posted a teaser for Pro-Line’s new 2.8″ Closed Cell Foam Inserts last week, now full information has been released.
Pro-Line knows that a lot of you bashers out there are hard on your gear, so they wanted to give you a more durable option for a 2.8″ insert. Closed cell foam is well known to last longer, which is great bashing, and it doesn’t absorb as much water as a traditional insert, also a great thing for the bashing crowd. The closed cell inserts are also firmer than traditional foam allowing them to perform better under heavy loads and to balloon less on high speed passes. To boil it down, these are perfect for hardcore bashers that run 2.8 sized wheels/tires.
The Pro-Line 2.8″ closed cell foams have a part number of #6266-00, are street priced at $11 per pair, and you can get complete details by hitting up This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.
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When we go to bashes we see more Pro-Line Badlands tires being used than anything else. They have big gnarly lugs for getting traction on loamy dirt, plus they have a cool motocross inspired tread design. The latest Badlands are 1/8 Buggy Pre-mounts. These feature Badlands XTR compound tires already glued up on Pro-Line’s Velocity V2 white wheels. The pre-mounted Badlands save you a bunch of time and can totally eliminate the hassle of the gluing process.
The part number is #9021-18, they are priced at $35 per pair, and you can get complete details Right Here on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pro-Line F-11 wheels have always been a great choice for adding a tough look to your truck. Now for your bashing pleasure they are available pre-mounted to Trencher 2.8″ tires.
The part number that fits Traxxas electric Stampede/Rustler 2wd rear is #1170-15 and the part number for the set that fits Jato, Nitro Stampede/Rustler rear, electric Stampede/Rustler front, and Stampede 4×4 front/rear is #1170-14. They are priced at $36 per pair and Here Is The Link you want for more details on Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line brings the scale realism with their new 2014 Chevy Silverado Clear Monster Truck Body. As you can see by the squared off fenders and new grill decal, the Pro-Line Silverado looks very much like its full scale counterpart. Molded from crystal clear Lexan, the Silverado was designed to fit monster trucks like the Traxxas Summit, Revo, T-Maxx, and Associated MGT. And for all you real scale realism fanatics, the Silverado has a large bed area for mounting up your favorite accessories.
The Silverado has a part number of #3430-00, it is street priced at $33, and you can get even more details on the official Pro-Line Website.
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PL '14 Silverado MT Body Gallery
After some teasing over the weekend, our friends over at Pro-Line have released full details on their new 1/10 Ram 1500 Clear Crawler Body.
The Ram was designed to look as awesome as it performs on the trail. Officially licensed by Ram, it gives you the scale realism you are looking to top your 1/10 crawler off with. To make the Ram look even cooler, it comes with fender flares and a special area in the bed for mounting a spare tire. A detailed sticker sheet helps round out the package.
The part number is #3434-00, it is priced at $38, and you can hit up This Link for complete details over on Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line Ram Crawler Gallery
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We just got a sneak peak of the new Pro-Line RAM 1500 body! The way the bed is created so you can throw a spare tire back there is pretty coo looking. It’s going to come with some great scale looking stickers, and has those huge fenders to look more like the full size crawler stuff.
We found a part number 3434-00, and at the moment it’s only in clear.
We don’t have an official price yet, and it’s not up on the PL website yet, but expect it up there in a few days. Till then you can check out their other scale/crawler bodies Right Here on Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line RAM 1500 Body Gallery
For a while now, people have been wanting some newer Chevy truck bodies, and it looks like Pro-Line is about to deliver what they want. We got a sneak peak, at their new 2014 Chevy Silverado Body for the Traxxas Revo 3.3, T-Maxx 3.3, MGT, and other similar monster truck size vehicles.
The part number is 3430-00, it will come clear, and looks like it will be a great addition to the Pro-Line Chevy line of bodies.
We don’t have a price yet, and it’s not officially on the PL website yet, but it should be soon, so you can check out their Chevy Section Right Here on Pro-Line’s official website.
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Closed cell tire inserts have a number of advantages over old school foam. They don’t soak up as much water in wet conditions, they last a lot longer, and they are firmer, resulting in better handling.
Pro-Line is bringing high tech closed cell inserts to the Traxxas 2.8 crowd. These are water safe, reusable, and made to give the 2.8 tires on your truck maximum traction. The set you see in the pictures we have been driving for a couple of weeks now and so far we have been very impressed. We will be putting a lot more miles on them to test durability before our full review goes up in a few weeks.
We have not received a part number or pricing information yet, but you can Click Right Here to check out all the other goodies on Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line 2.8 Closed Cell Insert Gallery
The Axial Yeti is arguably the most eagerly awaited release since the Traxxas Slash. Now that they are hitting consumer hands, the folks at Pro-Line have done a short article on some simple hop-ups to make the Yeti an even better off-road machine. In their article the Pro-line crew shows you how to mount upgrade front shocks, new tie-rods, and what it takes to install their sweet Secure-Loc body mounts. To make it easy to replicate their mods, they use plenty pictures and list all the part numbers needed.
To take a look at all the mods they performed, simply hit up This Link over on Pro-Line’s official blog.
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When it comes to 2wd bash vehicles, the Pro-Line PRO-2 is perhaps our favorite on the market. But like any vehicle, when you bash it extra hard, parts will get broken.
To give extra protection to the front of the PRO-2, the crew over at T-Bone Racing came up with one of their Racer Series Front Bumpers. The TBR front bumper is made from heavy duty nylon to take the abuse so your truck doesn’t have to. A nylon brace runs to the top of the front bulkhead for extra support, and like most TBR products, it comes with their limited lifetime warranty against breakage.
The part number is #44500, street price is $21, and you can get complete details over on the official T-Bone Racing website.
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TBR Pro-2 Bumper Gallery
The Pro-Line crew has announced one of their Phantom series bodies for the Yokomo B-Max4 III. What is so cool about a Phantom? They have cutting edge looks for the racer crowd, plus they are designed for optimal handling. The cab forward design aids in front traction, while the optional center fin helps with high speed stability.
The part number is #3437-00, it is street priced at $26, and Click Right Here for more details over on Pro-Line’s website.
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Pro-Line Phantom Yokomo Body Gallery
If we had to choose one tire to race with, it would be the Pro-Line Blockade. Why? They work awesome on just about every track we’ve tried them on.
The latest Blockades are X Compound for 1/8 Truggy. Pro-Line’s X2 (medium) and X3 (soft) compounds are made for long life, meaning you have to replace tires less often, saving you money.
The X2 Blockade 1/8 truggy tires have a part number of #9046-002, the X3 are #9046-003, and they are also available in X2 compound pre-mounted, #9046-033. Pricing is $49 a pair pre-mounted and $32 a pair for just the tires. Get full details by following This Link over to Pro-Line’s official website.
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Pro-Line Blockade X Compound Gallery