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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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
With so many trucks sporting 2.8″ wheels now days, JConcepts has put together a video to showcase their 2.8 Choppers and their new 2.8 RocX.
The Choppers were announced a little over a month ago. They sport a knobby/motocross style tread aimed at the high performance bashing market. The new RocX tires sport large, widely spaced lugs and were designed for a wide variety of bashing surfaces. The RocX tires come with closed cell inserts and are directional. Both bolt right up on Traxxas style 2.8″ wheels.
Choppers come in yellow (#3073-00) and blue compound (3073-01), are street priced at $25 a pair, and they are available right now. Hit up This Link for more information.
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JConcepts has introduced a new 2.8″ Monster Truck Tire for your bashing enjoyment. Their new 2.8″ Choppers are aimed at the performance bashing market and are intended for trucks like the Traxxas Stampede. The Choppers are available in two different rubber compounds and they use tall, square lugs to dig deep into soft surfaces to find more traction.
For just the tires the Choppers 2.8′s are priced at $26 a pair while the pre-mounts are priced at $37. To get more details simply hit up This Link over on the JConcepts blog.
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The crew over at Pro-Line Racing have brought back their popular Masher tread design for a new 2.8″ tire made to fit right on your Traxxas wheels. Masher’s have a great rep for providing good traction off-road while resisting wear when used on the occasional on-road excursion. These chevron tread tires should be a great replacement tire for your Stampede or Monster Jam Replica and have a street price of $20 a pair (part #1192-00). For more information on these and all of Pro-Line’s product hit up their Official Website.
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Here is some news for you Traxxas truck fans, JConcepts has two new sets of pre-mounts for you. Whether you drive on the street or on the dirt, JConcepts has you covered with their two new pre-mounted tire/wheel combo’s.
For all you pavement pounders the picture to the left is JConcepts new on-road G-Locs pre-mounted on their white Rulux wheels. Part #3056-1030 fits Stampede 4×4 F&R, E-Stampede front and E-Rustler 2wd front. Part #3056-1040 fits E-Stampede and E-Rustler 2wd rear.
JConcepts did not forget about you dirt burners, pictured to the right are the new Subcultures pre-mounts also on Rulux wheels. Part #3055-1130 fits Stampede 4×4 F&R, E-Stampede front and E-Rustler 2wd front. Part #3055-1140 fits E-Stampede and E-Rustler 2wd rear.
All the pre-mounts have a street price of $35 a pair. Hit up the official JConcepts Website for more information.
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JConcepts Rulux wheels are a perfect upgrade for your Traxxas vehicle. Available in black or white, and available in front and rear offsets, they will undoubtedly add a bit of style to your ride whilst still maintaining the original 2.8″ wheel size, meaning you can fit stock traxxas tyres with ease. JConcepts also let us know that SC10/sc10 4×4 Hazard wheels are now also available in white!
Head over to the JConcepts website for more details.