May 27, 2016

Pro-Line Badlands MX28 & new pre-mounted SC tyres

Pro-Line Badlands MX28 & new pre-mounted SC tyres

Pro-Line have announced the soon release of their new Badlands MX28 2.8″ monster truck tyre as well as two new pre-mounts for SC trucks. Taking the 2.8″ tyre game to the next level, the Badlands MX28 offers a motocross inspired tread and a bigger and bolder knobby tread that matches modern MX tyre design. A true all-terrain tyre, it find traction on any surface but is best suited for loose and loamy dirt, mud or grass. It comes as pairs including foam inserts and the tyre is also available as pre-mounts on black F-11 wheels for a range of Traxxas and Traxxas-compatible vehicles. As for the short course pre-mounts, the Badlands SC and Trencher X SC 2.2″/3.0″ are now available on black Split Six wheels. The pre-mounts come in two variants each for the front of the Traxxas Slash 2WD as well as the rear of the 2WD, the Slash 4×4 and the HPI Blitz.

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May 16, 2016

Duratrax introduce new 1/8th & 1/10th scale tyres

Duratrax introduce new 1/8th & 10th scale tyres

Coming from Duratrax are several new tyres and pre-mounts for 1/8th and 1/10th off-road vehicles. First up are the pre-mounted Lockup 1/8th buggy tyres. The proven sport performance tyre is now available on a new black-colour multi-spoke rim that is also up for grabs separately in 4-piece packages. The wheel for 17mm wheel adapters fits pretty much every modern 1/8th off-road buggy and the pre-mounts are available in the popular C2 tyre compound.

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May 11, 2016

Dirt Racing Products Dirt Bands tyre gluing bands

Dirt Racing Products Dirt Bands tyre gluing bands

JConcepts have introduced the yellow-colour Dirt Racing Products Dirt Bands rubber tyre glueing bands. A uniquely moulded design, specifically developed for tyre mounting, the rubber band is produced in a high-elasticity material capable of stretching to a full assortment of different sized tyres including 1/10th, SCT and 1/8th buggy tyres. A finely detailed array of ergonomically shaped handles allows the user to adjust the rubber band to the sidewall of each tyre to apply the pressure where it is needed. The Dirt Bands are coloured in Dirt’s signature yellow colour and will include four bands per package.

Source: JConcepts [jconcepts.net]

May 6, 2016

Pro-Line BFGoodrich KO2 1.9″ G8 rock terrain tyre

Pro-Line BFGoodrich KO2 1.9" G8 rock terrain tyres

Pro-Line have announced their all-new BFGoodrich All-Terrain KO2 tyre for 1.9″ trucks. The tyre offers the ultimate in scale looks and multi-surface performance and it is known for extreme off-road traction and awesome street performance in the full scale world. The tyre features an iconic layout of densely packed tread blocks with a large number of tread sipes that will give any rig improved traction in a multitude of conditions. Coming in G8 compound the KO2 is the ideal choice for a range of surfaces and it fits most 1.9″ rims.

Source: Pro-Line [prolineracing.com]

April 26, 2016

Pro-Line Blockade 2.2″ 1/10th 4WD front tyre

Pro-Line Blockade 2.2" 1/10th 4WD front tyre

Coming soon from Pro-Line is the Blockade 2.2″ front tyre for 1/10th scale 4WD buggies. Designed for loose, dusty or hard-packed conditions the tyre tread features large lugs for exceptional tread life while balanced tread spacing makes for maximum forward bite. On top of this the uniquely blended side tread reduces the edginess, making it also a very forgiving tyre. The Blockage is available in soft M3 and super soft M4 rubber and it includes blue closed cell inserts.

Source: Pro-Line [prolineracing.com]

April 21, 2016

Schumacher 4WD Mini Pin 2 front tyre

Schumacher 4WD Mini Pin 2 front tyre

In addition to the Mini Pin 2 rear tyre, Schumacher now have also introduced the Mini Pin 2 4WD front variant. The version 2 front tyre was designed to match the super high grip Mini Pin 2 rear tyre which is popular on lower traction multi surface venues. The tyre offers maximum steering response and it is available as tyre only or pre-glued on Schumacher’s 12mm hex Flexlight wheel.

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]