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pro-line pre-mounts
For all you 8th scale buggy drivers, Pro-Line has announced that three of their most popular tires now come pre-mounted on Velocity wheels. Bow Tie 2.0, Big Blox, and one of our favorites, Blockades for 8th scale buggy now come pre-mounted, saving you a bunch of time.

The part numbers are #9039-033 for Blockade X3, #9045-033 for the Bow Tie 2.0 X3, and #9048-033 for Big Blox X3. Street price is $35 a pair and you can get more information on everything Pro-Line at This Link.

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X Compound Pro-Line Blockade
Pro-line Blockade tires aren’t new, in fact they are one of the most winning tires of the last couple of years. However, it is big news that they are now available in Pro-line’s new X Compound. Why would you, Mr Basher, care that you can get them in X Compound? Because the new X Compound is all about long tire life, it’s a compound made especially for abrasive surfaces. Basically, if you are looking for outstanding traction on a prepped dirt surface, and are looking for outstanding wear characteristics, Blockades in X Compound should be the tire of choice.

Blockades are available in X2 Compound (Medium #9039-002) and X3 Compound (Soft #9039-003), with a street price of right around $22 a pair. For more information, hit up the official Pro-Line Website.

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Pro-Line Blockade Mx Compound 8th scale buggy tires
Our favorite tires for track use are Pro-Line Blockades. Blockades give fantastic traction and wear a long time, what’s not to like? Recently, Pro-line has announced their extremely popular Blockade 8th scale buggy tires are now available in MX (blue groove) compound. Pro-Line’s MX compound is specifically designed for hot outdoor blue groove outdoor tracks where premature wear can become a big problem. The MX compound gives you a more stable tire with high wear resistance.

Part number on the new Blockades is #9039-16, street pricing is $25 per pair, and you can hit up the official Pro-Line Website for more information.

Have you checked out our Pro-Line Blockade SC short course tire review? Check it out HERE.

Last week Pro-Line snuckily sneaked a sneak peak of their new ROAR 1/8 Buggy national championship winning tire, the Blockade.  Well today they’ve provided the official info.  Pro-Line says of this new tire that the large lug design offers great tread life while the balanced tread spacing gives excellent forward bite.  The tire will be available in the M2, M3, and new M4 compounds and each pair will include closed cell inserts.

The prices are $24.95 for the M2, $25.95 for the M3, and $26.95 for the M4.  Check out the Pro-Line website for more info.

In Pro-Line‘s blog post talking about their recent success at the ROAR 1/8 nitro nationals they posted a pic of the yet to be released Blockade tire, which was part of the combo used by the winner, Ryan Cavalieri.  There isn’t any info about price or availability, but a version for 1/8 scale buggies is a good bet.  And I’d also bet that it’ll be available in Pro-Line’s soft and squishy M3 compound.  And a further bet would be a retail price of around $25 for a pair with foams, and possibly $39 for a pair of pre-mounts.  But I’m just guessing.

You can see the pic and more of Pro-Line’s race info at the Pro-Line website.