You know that fiberglass bar that holds the front hinge pins on your Traxxas 2wd? They have been know to break and they definitely don’t look high tech. The folks over at Luxury RC have new aluminum front tie bars that not only look high-zoot, but are also tougher than stock. These are available in four different colors- blue, red, silver, and black, and they don’t break the bank at only $7. The tie bars are made from 6061 aluminum and fit popular vehicles like the 2wd Slash, Rustler, and Stampede. Hit up This Link for more information over on the official Luxury RC website.
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Luxury RC Tie Bar Colors
Masking off, painting, and cutting out a body can take a lot of time, spare time that some people just don’t have. For you guys that don’t have a bunch of spare time on your hands, or if you are just looking for a pristine paint job, the crew at Pro-Line have announced a pre-cut and pre-painted Ford Raptor SVT body for the Traxxas Stampede. The pre-painted PL Raptor body comes in red, has the scale detailing everyone is looking for, and is designed to fit the 2wd and 4wd versions of the Stampede.
The part number for the Stampede Raptor is #3348-15, it has a street price of $72, and you can get complete information over on Pro-Line’s Official Website.
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The good folks over at Pro-Line have released full information on their two new fully licensed 1966 Ford F-100 “Hay Hauler” bodies. These have that trick old school look and are very detailed to give your truck a unique look the next time you hit the local bash spot. Check out the step-sides and fender flares, the ’66 F-100 will make your truck stand out in a crowd.
The part number for the Traxxas Stampede version is #3412-00 and it has a street price of $25. Pro-Line has another version for the Traxxas T/E-Maxx, Revo, and HPI Savage, it has a part number of #3415-00 and a street price of $33. Simply hit up This Link for more information.
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Pro-Line '66 Ford F-100 Gallery
We are big fans of Pro-Line’s F-11 wheels. They look trick and take a licking and keep on ticking. Now Pro-Line has announced they are making F-11s in the popular 2.8″ Traxxas Style Bead. Now you can bolt up some trick F-11s to your Stampede, Rustler or Jato.
There are two part numbers, #2743-03 for Jato/Pede/Rusty Nitro rears, Pede/Rustler electric front, and Stampede 4×4 front and rear. Part number #2744-03 fits Stampede/Rustler electric rears. Both have a street price of $11 per pair. Hit This Link for more information over on the official Pro-Line website.
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Pro-Line F-11 2.8
So we recently let the cat out of the bag about the new Duratrax Monster Truck Tires coming soon, and we gave you all the details with pricing, sizes, part numbers, but now it’s time to start seeing what they look like on the vehicles!
Enjoy the pics! We have been putting them on all sorts of vehicles during our testing, from Traxxas Stampedes to Monster Jam vehicles.
More coming soon.
Duratrax Monster Truck Tire Gallery
Duratrax Monster Truck Tire Gallery
Duratrax Monster Truck Tire Gallery
Make sure to hit the Duratrax Website in a week or so when they are up on their site to order!
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Notice how much Traxxas prices have went up lately? You can save some cash as Traxxas is now offering many of their Lipo ready models without battery packs. This saves you money and nobody likes paying extra for battery packs they don’t want or need. Traxxas still includes a Lipo battery charger with all the trucks, two chargers on models that use dual battery packs.
New models that come without battery include-
2407X Bandit VXL 1/10 scale electric buggy, street- $315
3607X Stampede VXL 1/10 scale monster truck, street- $330
3707X Rustler VXL 1/10 scale stadium truck, street- $325
3908X E-Maxx Brushless Edition 4WD monster truck, street- $640
5607X Summit 4WD electric monster truck, street- $565
5608X E-Revo Brushless Edition 4WD electric racing monster truck, street- $680
6708X Stampede 4X4 VXL electric monster truck, street- $400
6807X Slash 4X4 Ultimate 1/10 Scale 4WD short-course truck, street- $540
6808X Slash 4X4 1/10 Scale 4WD short course racing truck RTR, street- $390
Expected release date on most models is early June, for more information on all things Traxxas THIS is the link to their official website.
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MIP continues to unleash cool new products, their latest is Race Duty Aluminum CVD’s for select Traxxas vehicles.
The Race Duty CVD bones are made out of aluminum, thus saving weight and reducing rotating mass. Less rotating mass yields quicker acceleration and longer run-times, something everyone is looking for. Steel is used for the out-drives and axles for increased durability.
MIP part number #13105 is for the front of the Traxxas Rally and Slash 4×4 while part number #13115 fits the rear. For the Traxxas Stampede or Rustler you’ll want part number #13110. Retail pricing is $60 a pair, for more information THIS is the link to the MIP website.
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The brushed 2wd Traxxas Stampede monster truck has been a favorite among bashers for years. The days of worrying about frequency conflicts are over, now they are shipping with the Traxxas TQ 2.4 GHz radio system for your driving enjoyment.
The Stampede comes with a brushless ready transmission, ProGraphix body, waterproof XL-5 speed controller, TQ 2.4 GHz radio system and Titan 12-Turn motor. The new part number is #36054 and it should be right around the same price point as the old Stampede. For more information on all things Traxxas hit up their Official Website.
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Pro-Line Racing has just introduced some new shoes for you hard-core bashers out there- pre-mounted Masher on Desperado Black Wheels for the Traxxas Stampede and Monster Replica trucks. The heavy duty chevron tread on the Masher makes it perfect for finding traction in loose dirt or muddy conditions, and being a pre-mount, they save you the time and hassle of gluing tires. Part numbers are #1192-12 for Stampede Nitro (rear), electric Stampede (front), and Stampede 4×4 (front & rear), and part #1192-13 for electric Stampede (rear). Expect a street price of right around $32 per pair, and you can hit up the official Pro-Line Website for more info.
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The crew over at RPM Products are now producing their very popular Traxxas wide front bumper in green. The #81164 has been available for a long time in black and blue, now all you guys that like green will be totally dialed! This bumper bolts right up on the Traxxas 2wd Stampede, Bandit, Rustler, and Nitro Sport.
Retail price is only $7, and they are available right now. Hit up the official RPM Website for all the scoop.
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If you are a loyal electric Traxxas Slash, Stampede, Bandit, or Rustler owner, then you already know some of the downside of the stock gearbox. One of the biggest problems is the motor bolts to a plastic plate rather than metal, not giving a place for all that motor heat to dissipate to.
RPM Products is legendary in the bashing world and are proud to announce their new hybrid gearbox housing and rear mounts for Traxxas electric 2wd’s. The kit comes with a new gearbox case, a 3mm thick 6061 aluminum motor plate, and 0 degree and 3 degree rear mounts. You can get the kit in three different colors- blue, green, and black, and they have a retail price of only $30. Also, each kit has been designed and manufactured right here in the USA. Hit up the RPM Website for more information on all their uber-basher products.
Want to completely re-do the rear end of your Slash/Pede/Rustler/Bandit? Check out THIS link.
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Do you like to go huge with your Traxxas Slash/Stampede/Rustler/Bandit? If so Billet Works Designs has an all new Extreme Basher Chassis Conversion for your rig. This is a short wheel-based and body-less design that is made to take the extreme beatings that you dish out. Some of the other features are-
* G10 lower chassis
* Delrin TVP sides
* New shock towers
* Aluminum bulkhead braces
* New rear link mount
* Inverted and centered servo mount
* 9.5″ wheelbase
* Side wings for installation of electronics
We have not received any pricing or release date information, but HERE is the link to the official Billet Works Designs website.
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Billet Works Designs Gallery
STRC has a new Green Anodized Aluminum Front Bumper for the Traxxas Stampede/Rustler/Monster Jam series of vehicles. Cost is around $12 if you are looking to add some protection and bling to your ride.
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