The crew at Schumacher has unveiled Stagger tires for 1/8th buggies. While these are intended for use on AstroTurf, they can be used on a wide variety of surfaces. Their Stagger design gives them good steering while reducing traction rolling. Best used on the front of an 1/8th buggy, they can also generate good forward bite when used on the rear do to a center row of horizontal bars.
The 1/8th scale Staggers come in two different compounds and are also available pre-mounted. They are street priced from £12.99 to £18.99 and you can hit up This Link for more details.
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AKA has announced that they have updated two of their short course truck tires to make them faster than ever. The new Enduro 3 keeps its long wearing tread pattern but now comes on the AKA Typo tire carcass, while the Cityblock 3 features a more open tread design for better performance on loose surfaces. Both are available pre-mounted and in a wide variety of rubber compounds. Pricing ranges from $26 to $39 and you can get more details by simply hitting up This Link over on AKA’s website.
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AKA Cityblock 3 Tires
Putting high performance tires on your truck can be one of the single best “bang-for-the-buck” upgrades you can do. To make it easier for you, Pro-Line has announced new pre-mounts that take just seconds to mount up.
Pro-Line now has their 2.8″ Interco Super Swampers pre-mounted with a part number of #10110-14 and a street price of $36 per pair. These are designed for more traction on a wide variety or surfaces and you can hit up This Link for more details.
If you do most of your driving on hard pack, Pro-Line now has their 3.8″ Blockades pre-mounted. These have a part number of #10109-13, they are street priced at $45, and you can get more details over on the official Pro-Line Website.
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Pro-Line 2.8 Super Swamper Pre-Mounts
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
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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All you short course truck drivers have two new tire choices for your truck. Duratrax has announced they are bringing their Six Pack and Picket tread patterns to the SCT world.
We’ve been fans of the Six Pack tire design since we first tried them. They look cool and have good traction on a wide variety of surfaces. The new Six Pack SCs should give loads of traction to your SCT and we can’t wait to try a set.
Everyone knows the world revolves around scale looks now days, the new Picket SC tires can bring that type of look to your SCT. With an aggressive full scale type of tread, they look good and should work well on everything from pavement to loamy dirt.
Both sets of tires are available unmounted, or pre-mounted for the Traxxas Slash 2wd, Slash 4×4, HPI Blitz, Associated SC10, SC10 4×4, Losi SCTE, and the ARRMA Fury. Click Here for more information over on the official Duratrax website.
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Ever get 10 minutes into a 45 main and your tires are bald? Hot temps on a high bite surface can easily do that to a set of tires. The new Fugitives from Pro-Line were designed to be the longest lasting race tire that they’ve ever produced. Instead of going with large widely spaced lugs, the Fugitives use hundreds of small tightly packed knobbies to give maximum traction while yielding incredibly long life. From European style tracks to concrete, the Fugitives should be a great choice.
Available in X2, X3, and X4 compounds, the Fugatives are priced at right around $23 per pair and $36 when pre-mounted. Get complete details at This Link over on the official Pro-Line Racing website.
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Pro-Line Fugitive Gallery
Pro-Line has announced several new tires for your racing/bashing pleasure. First up are several new Electron VTR 2.4″ buggy front tires. There are four new sets of these available- M4 and MC compound for both 2wd and 4wd 1/10 buggies. These are all priced at $20 per pair.
For the 8th scale buggy crowd, Pro-Line has announced a bunch of variations of their new LockDown. You can get just the tires in 5 different compounds, or for those you who like saving time (like us!), you can also get them pre-mounted in 3 different compounds. Pricing for just the tires is right around $24 a pair, while the pre-mounts are priced at right around $36.
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Pro-Line Electron VTR Buggy Front Tire
There was one tire that stood out after the announcement of Duratrax’s new 3.8 Monster Truck Tire line-up, the Hatchet MT. You see, the Hatchet uses a scale inspired chevron style tread that looks like the tires on a full size monster truck, and they should do a great job of shoveling mud/dirt/gravel while out bashing. Luckily it wasn’t long and we had a set for testing in our hands.
We received the pre-mounted version of the Hatchet MT on chrome wheels. They come packaged like most tires today, in re-sealable plastic bag, and the wheels/tires were pre-glued and ready to be mounted to a vehicle. We are big fans of pre-mounted wheels/tires because of how much time they save, we would rather by bashing than gluing. Also, we’ve found that the Hatchet MTs are some big beefy tires. When placed next to a stock tire off a Thunder Tiger MT4-G3, they are slightly shorter, but much wider, and with very deep tread.
We’ve already been bashing with the Hatchet MTs, but our full review is still a few weeks away. To get full details on the Hatchet MTs, plus all the other 3.8″ monster truck tires that Duratrax makes, simply hit up This Link.
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Hatchet MT Gallery 1
Hatchet MT Gallery 2
The guys over at AKA have a new “do it all” short course truck tire called the Roadblock. The Roadblock uses a dense tread pattern for long life and is designed to get traction on a wide variety of surfaces like asphalt and grass.
The Roadblocks come with AKA red inserts and are available two ways – as tires, and pre-mounted on Cyclone wheels. The part number for just the tires is #13019SR and they have a street price of $26. Pre-mounts that fit the Losi SCTE and Tekno short course trucks have a part number of #13019SRE, the part number for Associated SC10s with wheel hexes is #13019SRF, and #13019SRA is the part number for pre-mounts to fit Traxxas Slash 2wd rear and 4×4. All the pre-mounts are priced at $39 per pair. Get more details at This Link over on AKAs official website.
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So you’ve got a big mean monster truck but find you can’t put all the power to the ground with your stock tires. Duratrax has a brand new line-up of 3.8″ Tires and Pre-mounts to solve your problem. Borrowing from their smaller tires, Duratrax has brought Banditos, Lockups, and Six Packs up to the 3.8 size, and they also introduce one new tire, the chevron tread Hatchet MT. All the tires are molded in a new sport compound to provide excellent grip while offering long life. The pre-mounts are available on either chrome or black wheels, and in either a standard or 1/2″ offset.
The Duratrax 3.8s run $27 a pair, while the pre-mounts have street prices from $37-$39. These are available right now and you can click This Link for all the part numbers and additional information.
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Duratrax 3.8 Gallery
Want big traction on your small basher? Hate spending time gluing up tires? If so, Pro-Line has your hook-up with their new Pre-Mounted Big Joe II 2.2″ Tires. The pre-mounts come with PL’s Big Joe IIs mounted up on their popular 6 spoke Desperado Wheels to not only give your truck more traction, but to also add to its scale appearance. The Desperados even have a wide offset to improve stability.
The part number for the pre-mounts is 10105-11, they are priced at $26 per pair, and they are a direct bolt on for the Traxxas 1:16 Summit and HPI Savage XS Flux. For complete information simply Click This Link to head over to Pro-Line’s website.
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Pro-Line Big Joe II 2.2 Gallery