Figuring out where to drill the mounting holes on your freshly painted touring car body can be a real hassle so PROTOform has a new kit that should make it a whole lot easier. PROTOform’s new Crosshair Body Mounting Kit uses magnets to help you perfectly align and mark the holes before you drill.
* Uses high powered magnets for pinpoint accuracy
* Red anodized aluminum w/ storage box
* Perfect for mounting painted rc bodies
* Fits on most on-road car’s body posts
The Crosshair mounting kit has a part number of #6032-00 and is priced at $25. To get more information over on the official PROTOform website simply click This Link.
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PROTOform Crosshair Gallery
PROTOform’s latest body is a lightweight version of their G6-T oval body. It is molded from lightweight .025″ genuine Lexan and is designed to give ultra-high downforce. In the picture above the G6-T sports a slick “Breaking Bad” paint job, but comes in clear so you can put your personal paint scheme on it.
* Comes with spoiler mounting hardware
* Includes over-spray film, window masks and decal sheet
* Fits most popular 200mm sedans
The part number is #1236-25, it has a street price of $29, and you can get more information at This Link.
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When it comes to making world class racing bodies for touring cars, PROTOform is the king of the hill. Their latest body, the Mazda6 GX, is sure to win as many races as it will turn heads with its cool look.
The PROTOform Mazda6 GX is a 190mm clear Lexan body designed to fit on touring cars. It comes with details like hood air extractors, striking lines, and a signature Mazda grill. The body is fully licensed and comes with overspray protection, window masks, and a rear wing.
There are two part numbers, #1536-25 for the light weight version, #1536-30 for the regular, and you can expect a street price of right around $25. Hit up This Link for more information over on the official PROTOform website.
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The crew over at PROTOform have announced their latest oval body, the Cyclone 10.0. The Cyclone is a full 10″ wide resulting in a body good for rubber tire, loose dirt track, 4wd, and Nitro Late Model driving. For aerodynamic performance, the Cyclone features offset front fenders and skewed quarter panels on the rooftop vortex generators. The Cyclone is all about downforce, side bite, and going fast.
The part number for the Cyclone 10.0 is #1235-21, the street price is $37, and you can get more information at This Link.
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PROTOform Cyclone Gallery
A lot happened while we were away covering the iHobby Expo, here are some of the more notable announcements.
PROTOform announced their latest on-road body, the G6-T. The G6-T is a 10th scale oval body with a part number of #1236-30 and a street price of $25. The press release body is shown with an A1A Car Wash paint scheme, it looks like someone at PROTOForm was as big of a fan of the Walter & Skyler White owned (and ABQ based) car wash as we were. I hear it’s under new ownership now days.
HPI Racing announced three new cars – the Sprint 2 Sport with ’69 Camaro body, the Sprint 2 Drift with Nissan 350Z body, and the Sprint 2 Sport with Nissan GT-R body. From the looks of the pictures, HPI did a great job on the scale realism of these cars. Part number for the ’69 Camaro is #106133, it has a street price of $239 and they are available right now. The 350Z has the same street price and is also available right now, its part number is #106154. The GT-R has a part number of #109300.
The crew over at MIP have been teasing their Losi SCTE to 8th scale buggy conversion for a while now. Last week they released an official picture but complete information still isn’t available. We really dig the SCTE platform and can’t wait to see what MIP has up their sleeves on this one.
Our friends over at Axial announced some awesome new Maxxis Trepador crawling/scaler tires. The part number is #AX12022 and they have a retail price of $36.
Pro-Line announced that the first 50 people to register their new Pro2 truck would be put in a drawing to win $500 worth of free tires! That is pretty cool of them and if you just bought a Pro2 it gives you a great reason to register your truck.
Upgrade RC has jumped into the rc body market with their Catalyst SCT body. Upgrade RC are known mainly for their skins, we’ll see how they do in the dog eat dog world of aftermarket bodies.
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PROTOform has just announced their latest body, a 1971 Pontiac Trans Am. Once again the PROTOform crew has knocked one out of the park, the Trans Am looks awesome and it should perform quite well on your VTA racer or cul-de-sac speed machine.
With scale realism all the rage, PROTOform put lots of scale detailing into the Trans Am, examples of this are the shaker hood scoop, duck tail rear spoiler, and aggressive front beak. The Trans Am also comes with a spare nose cone just in case you crash as often as we do.
* Officially licensed by General Motors
* Lots of details for added scale realism
* Formed from genuine GE .030 lexan
* Fits VTA rules touring cars
* Comes with extra nose cone & hardware
* Extensive decal sheet is supplied
* Comes with over spray film and window masks
* Length: 17.87”
* Height: 4.17”
* Wheelbase: 10.24”
* Width at front wheel wells: 7.8”
* Width at rear wheel wells: 8.15”
The part number for the PROTOform ’71 Trans Am is #1535-30, it has a street price of $33, and it has a release date of September 19th.
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PROTOform Trans Am Gallery
Whether you are working on a perfect scale machine or simply trying to get your weekend bash body to look right, getting a nice straight line with curved lexan scissors can be a pain. PROTOform has a new Better Edge Sanding Block that can help make your life easier. Its straight edge makes it easy to get a nice straight line on the bottom of your body, while its curved edges make life easier in the nooks and crannies. It can also come in handy when sanding on parts or tires.
The PROTOfrom sanding block is made from nylon and uses a hook-and-loop system to hold its 120 grit sandpaper. It has a part number of #6108-00 and a street price of $8. Hit up THIS LINK for more information.
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PROTOform Sanding Drum Gallery
The crew over at PROTOform have been very busy, here are their three latest products.
First up is their new Chevy Camaro ZL1 clear lexan body. The Camaro body is 190mm wide and made to bolt right up on your touring car. Great scale looks with PROTOform style give this body an edge over the competition. The part number is #1532-30 and it has a street price of $28. Hit THIS LINK for more details.
There are a whole lot of guys that race dirt oval here in America and PROTOform has a brand new body for them, the Cyclone 9.5 Late Model clear race body. This is PROTOform’s first ever dirt oval late model race body and utilizes all sorts of aerodynamic tricks to help keep your car glued to the track. The part number is #1234-21 and it has a street price of $38. Hit THIS LINK for more details.
Want to put the perfect finish on your body? PROTOform has just announced a new Better Edge sanding drum. Simply bolt the sanding drum to your rotary tool and say hello to perfect wheel wells! The part number for the sanding drum is #6103-00 and has a street price of $28. Hit THIS LINK for more details.
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PROTOform New Release Gallery
The World GT class has been gaining momentum due to many factors, and now the guys over at PROTOform have introduced a new body for the class, the Gianna GT. Like all PROTOform products, their latest body is of the highest quality and is made for performance. The Gianna GT features a large front splitter and a low drag rear wing, features that help keep your 200mm World GT car glued to the track.
The part number for the Gianna GT is #1534-00 and it has a street price of $25. Hit up the Official PROTOform Website for more information.
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PROTOform Gianna GT Body Gallery
Having a proper body on your oval car makes a world of difference. PROTOform has just announced a re-release of their popular T-HD oval body. The new T-HD is pulled from lightweight .025″ genuine Lexan to help make your car faster than ever. The new lightweight T-HD helps to lower your cars center of gravity, therefore giving you faster corner speed, which is key when driving oval.
Street price for the T-HD is around $30, the part number is #1226-25, and you can get more information on the official PROTOform Website. Also, to read more PROTOform news on BigSquidRC, THIS is the link you want.
PROTOform T-HD Gallery
PROTOform has just announced their newest body, the PFL128 clear body for 8th scale nitro on-road cars. The PFL128 takes some of its styling cues from one of the new LMP2 full scale race cars and was designed with proper air management and body rigidity in mind. Some of the primary features and specifications for the PFL128 include-
* Made with Genuine .025 (lightest weight) Lexan®
* Fits all IFMAR/EFRA/ROAR body specs
* EFRA LEGAL #31531
* Revised molded-in stiffening contours
* Latest in aerodynamic features and contemporary LMP2 styling
* Length: 19.8″ (503mm)
* Width: 10.6″ (270mm)
* Wheel Base: 11.5″ (293mm)
* Part #1533-25 .025 (also available in Lite .030 and regular .040 weights)
The newest PROTOform should have a street price of right around $37 and you can click over to the official PROTOform Website for more information.
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The crew over at PROTOform have just announced their latest body, the Gen3-D. This trick looking body is the latest and greatest for oval racers, it not only looks good, but performs even better. Some of its features and specifications include-
* NASCAR Nationwide styling
* Made from durable .030 Lexan
* Clear, not pre-painted
* Length: 18.5″ (469mm)
* Width: 8.25″ (209mm)
* Height: 4.1″ (103mm)
* Wheelbase: 10-10.5″ (255-270mm)
* Fits most popular 200mm sedans
* Comes with window masks, decal sheet, and spoiler mounting hardware
* Part #1233-21
Street price should be right around $25 and you can get more information on the official PROTOform Website.
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Have you been busy getting your indoor groove on this winter but need a new body for your 12th scale pan car? If so, the crew over at PROTOform have just announced their new TR-12. The latest pan car body from PROTOform features a large dorsal fin to increase stability and a unique spill plate and side air channels for that trick look. The TR-12 meets all the major sanctioning body rules for size requirements and is molded out of .020″ Lexan. Part number is #1612-21, expect a street price of $20 and you can get more information on all of PROTOform’s products by visiting their Official Website.
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