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HB Racing Megabite 1/8 buggy tire

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HB Racing have added the popular Megabite tire in a new Yellow compound (Medium Soft) to their range of tires for Nitro Buggy and E-buggy. Megabite tires in Yellow compound are a great choice for spec racing, and are the official tire used in the HB Race Days events. HB Megabite tires are suitable for outdoor and indoor tracks with wet or damp surfaces and a clean racing line. Hundreds of short square pins arranged around the carcass provide traction in the corners and a central double-row of extra-wide treads give excellent acceleration and stopping power. They come mounted on Version 2 of the HB 1/8 Buggy dish wheels that are 20% lighter than the original version, and HB black closed cell inserts are pre-installed. The Megabite tires are sold as pairs and available in Pink (Super Soft), Red compound (Soft) and White (Medium) compounds and also in the new Yellow compound (Medium Soft) which is in the range between the Pink and the Red compounds.

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TDK Repair introduce bio-degradable & eco-friendly tire sauces

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US brand TDK Repair have introduced the new odorless & high grip tire sauces. Tire sauce are made from extremely volatile substances such as WD-40, Liquid Wrench, Diesel Fuel, Kerosene, Belt Conditioner, Distilled Turpentine, Windex, Lighter Fluid, ATF, Acetone, and Rosin, either mixtures of highly hazardous substances. After months of testing and development, TDK Repair presents the world’s first safe, bio-degradable, and eco-friendly tire traction compound. High grip tire sauce is a safe yet aggressive sauce that facilitates break-in, provides tremendous grip and is made in the USA. Odorless tire sauce is a medium aggressive sauce that is a true solution to tracks that have an odorless policy yet provides an increased level of grip.

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HB Racing Gridlock V3 mounted 1/8 buggy tire

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HB Racing have added to their range the new Gridlock V3 mounted tire for Nitro Buggy and E-buggy. The HB Gridlock V3 tires bridge the gap between the HB Khaos and Megabite tires and are designed to ensure longer life for long mains. The Gridlock V3 make it easy to get a good balance of handling and grip, and they work well on hard packed grooved tracks and oily conditions. They are mounted on Version 2 of the HB 1/8 Buggy dish wheels that are 20% lighter than the original version, and HB Racing black closed cell inserts are pre-installed. The HB Racing Gridlock V3 mounted tires are sold as pairs and available in Pink (Super Soft), Red compound (Soft) and White (Medium) compounds and also in the new Yellow compound (Medium Soft) which is in the range between the Pink and the Red compounds.

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Pro-Line Trencher, Sand Paw & Street Fighter LP 2.8″ ST pre-mounted tires

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Pro-Line Racing have introduced three new Low Profile 2.8″ pre-mounted tires for the Traxxas Stampede and Rustler. First up is the Trencher LP 2.8” all-terrain tire. Whether it is loose or hard-packed dirt, sand, snow, street or gravel the Trencher LP 2.8″ tire is up to the task. The Trencher tread was designed to have ultimate traction combined with long-lasting durability. Each tire lug is shaped to dig into whatever surface you are running on and is ultra-thick so that it is extremely durable.

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Pro-Line Prism & Wedge LP 2.2″ carpet buggy tires

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Pro-Line Racing have introduced the new Prism and Wedge LP 2.2″ carpet tires for 1/10 buggies. First up is the Prism 2.2″ front 2WD buggy tire, it features tons of ultra-sharp Prism-shaped pins in the middle of the tire combined with wedge style pins on the outside for incredible steering on small and tight carpet tracks without the edgy feel of full pin tires. The pins on the Prism are slightly smaller than the original pin point tire but there are many more of them, which results in faster and more consistent lap times. The Prism pins have been positioned with the knife edge pointed front to back and side to side for maximum grip and stay sharp even as they wear down. The Prism 2WD front tire perfectly pairs with Pro-Line’s Prism 2.0 rear tire for ideal carpet racing performance.

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HotRace Tyres Bangkok 1/10 buggy tyre

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Italian company HotRace Tyres have introduced their first tyre for 1/10 buggy called Bangkok. Developed by the factory team and tested at the Pinerolo clay track, the Bangkok provides a combination of performance and improved wear characteristics in any track conditions. The tyre is available in Super Soft, Soft, Medium, Clay and Astro compounds including foam inserts.

Pro-Line Slide Lock MC 1/8 buggy tyre

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Pro-Line have introduced the new Slide Lock MC (Clay) tyre for 1/8 buggy. The Slide Lock is a unique new tire design from Pro-Line that is made specifically for smooth, low grip tracks. The Slide Lock features a pattern of small, tightly packed hexagon and triangle shaped pins so you can lay down as much rubber as possible. The tread on the new Slide Lock is laid out wider across the tire carcass for a flatter profile overall compared to other Pro-Line 1/8 tyres. Each hexagon pin has a deep sipe down the middle of the tread for added flex and grip on even the slickest of surfaces. The built-in tread flex means you can run harder compounds for longer wear and still have good traction when you need it. The large and stiff side pins reach far down the sidewall to reduce edginess as much as possible.

Pro-Line Badlands MX SC 2.2”/3.0” tyre

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Pro-Line have introduced the Badlands MX SC 2.2”/3.0” tyres in the soft yet durable M2 compound. The Badlands MX SC tyre uses the latest in motocross tread technology with huge, long-lasting lugs giving it the style and performance that have won over bashers across the globe. The oversized grass and dirt shredding lugs offer you the ultimate in performance under all-terrain type conditions. Compared to the previous Pro-Line Badlands tyres, you can expect even better traction, improved wear resistance and enhanced style!

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