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Sweep Sweeper 1/8th buggy tyre

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Sweep Racing have introduced the new Sweeper tyre for 1/8th buggy. The Sweeper tyre features a specially designed tread for high grip dirt surface with mini pins in the middle of the tyre combined with rounded side pins in order to have smooth felling around the corners and easy driving on high grip conditions. The wide center pins extended running time while the newly designed V6 carcass provides smooth feeling on the track. The Sweeper is available in Gold, Yellow, Silver, Blue, and red and also X compounds.

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Performa Racing pre-glued 1/8th buggy tires

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Performa Racing have added new pre-glued tires at their range of tires for Nitro Buggy and E-buggy. They’re available in 4 tread patterns and 4 compounds: Pink compound (Super Soft), Yellow compound (Medium Soft), Red compound (Soft) and White compound (Medium). The tires are mounted on Performa Racing Carbon wheels that feature high quality nylon reinforced with carbon graphite to increase stiffness and consistency throughout the race. Testing and race results have shown a significant improvement in grip and better corner speed. The Carbon wheels are black, and yellow and white stickers are available separately as option parts to change the look. Closed cell inserts are standard equipment. Careful attention is focused on the mounting process for a strong and long lasting glue seal. These are the easy way to bolt on a fresh set of tires, just open the package and you’re ready to go racing.

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Pro-Line SC/DT Hyrax SCXL 2.2″/3.0″ All Terrain tyre

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Pro-Line have introduced the new Hyrax SCXL All Terrain tire for Short Course and Desert Trucks. Designed from the ground up for incredible grip and stability on the toughest terrain, the Hyrax tire is ready to tackle anything your Desert Truck or Modified Short Course Truck can dish out. The Hyrax features an aggressive open tread pattern with each tread block containing multiple sipes for improved forward grip. The highly detailed connected tread on the sidewall of the Hyrax extends out for added scale realism and sidewall rigidity to prevent traction rolls. The SCXL is over ¼” taller than a standard Short Course tire for increased ground clearance and improved handling on rough terrain and is the perfect size for many solid-axle Desert Trucks. Available for both the front and rear, the Hyrax is made from M2 compound providing performance and durability.

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Pro-Line Hoosier Super Chain Link T 2.2” Truck tire

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Fully licensed by Hoosier, the Hoosier Super Chain Link tread pattern not only looks amazingly Scale but the tire also offers the same High-Performance as full-size tires, so you can have realistic style and performance on any 2.2″ Truck application. And just like the full-size Hoosier tires, these Super Chain Link tires proudly display White Hoosier Logos on the sidewall! The Hoosier Super Chain Link 2.2″ Truck tires feature rounded side tread for consistent slide action that will not catch ruts and flip your truck when you throw it up into the corner. The Hoosier Super Chain Link tread pattern creates excellent steering combined with long-lasting and consistent performance. The Hoosier Super Chain Link 2.2″ Truck tires and every other tire that Pro-Line makes is proudly Made in the USA and are available in M3 rubber compound.

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Pro-Line Badlands MX M2 mounted buggy tire

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Pro-Line have announced that the MX M2 mounted buggy tire is also available pre-mounted on white or black Velocity wheels. The Badlands tires are known for having sweet Motocross inspired tread and the all-new Badlands MX tires kick that up a notch with a Bigger and Bolder knobby tread that matches modern MX tire design. The Badlands MX is a true All-Terrain tire that will find traction on any surface but is best suited for loose & loamy dirt, mud or grass. The Badlands MX tire is pre-mounted on Velocity white or black wheels so you don’t have to worry about gluing your own tires or waiting for them to dry.

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Pro-Line Pyramid & Prism 2.0 2.2” mounted tires

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Pro-Line have announced that the Pyramid and Prism 2.0 2.2” rear tires are also available pre-mounted on white Velocity wheels. The Pyramid features hundreds of large pyramid shaped pins with the knife edge pointed front to back and side to side for maximum grip that stay sharp even as they wear down. The carcass shape has been optimized for the demands of Astro racing, which is slightly smaller and narrow than standard dirt tires for improved agility. The Pyramid comes in Soft (Z4) and Medium (Z3) compounds for both cold and hot weather conditions.

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VP-PRO Cutoff Evo 1/8 buggy tyre

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VP-PRO have introduced the new Cutoff Evo tyre for nitro buggy and E-buggy. Developed for clay loose track surface, the tyre shape provides better corner speed while the pin density across the carcass to give it great wear characteristics. The tyres are mounted on white or yellow wheels and come with closed cell inserts.

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T-Pro Sniper 1/8 buggy tyre coming soon

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Coming soon from T-Pro is the Sniper 1/8 buggy tyre. The Sniper is a tyre with a medium-size multi square pin tread that is usable in a variety of track conditions from loose to dusty with great forward and side bite. Detailed images and more information about the Sniper should become available very soon.