Pro-Line Early May Releases

May 04, 2011 No Comments by

Pro-Line has released a ton of new tires for the upcoming race season.  For SC racers they have expanded their pre-mounted SC tire lineup plus released more V 2.0 tires. They also now offer many popular race treads in their super soft M4 compound for various classes.

Hole Shot 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ Tires for Slash, Slash 4×4, SC10, Ultima SC & Blitz Front or Rear

This is a pair of Hole Shot 2.0 SC 2.2”/3.0” Tires (2) for Slash®, Slash® 4×4, SC10, Blitz and Ultima Front or Rear. Short course trucks have become class leaders at many tracks around the nation because it’s fun and there’s a class for everyone. For those of you that want the most out of your short course truck, you need the new and improved Hole Shot 2.0 SC tires!

The Hole-Shot is renowned across the world as one of the most used race tires of all time. From World Championships to National Championships, Regional race events to club race events, the Hole-Shot design has won just about every title imaginable. Pro-Line’s development staff is now proud to announce the Hole-Shot 2.0 SC, which features more pins and a wider contact patch for insane amounts of traction. The unique mini-pin design provides gives the optimum level of traction in dusty, hard-packed and grooved conditions. The Hole Shot 2.0 SC is a must have tire in everyone’s racing arsenal; get one today!

Features:

  • Legendary Multi-time World and National Championship winning design in all scales
  • Wider contact patch for improved traction in all conditions
  • Highly reinforced tire carcass
  • Available in World Championship/extremely proprietary M3 (Soft) and M4 (Super Soft) compounds
  • Long life/lightweight closed cell foam inserts included (Gray Supplemental Foam Inserts Required when mounting tires on Stock Traxxas® wheels or other step down wheel designs)
  • Made in the USA, since 1982

Fits:

  • 2.2″/3.0″ Short Course Wheels

What’s Included:

  • Hole Shot 2.0 SC tires (2 pcs)
  • Closed Cell inserts (2 pcs)
  • Pro-Line decal (1)

SPECS:

Height: 4.23″ (107mm)
Width: 1.81″ (46mm)

1180-02 | Hole Shot 2.0 SC M3 (Soft) $22.06
1180-03 | Hole Shot 2.0 SC M4 (Super Soft) $22.91

Caliber 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ M3 Tires Mounted on ProTrac Renegade Black Wheels

This is a pair of Caliber 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ Tires Mounted on ProTrac™ Renegade Black Wheels (2) for Slash® F/R and SC10 F/R (with 12mm adapter kit and front inboard hub). Short course trucks have become class leaders at many tracks around the nation because it’s fun and there’s a class for everyone. For those of you that want the most out of your short course truck, the superstar Caliber 2.0 tread is ready for you to leave stock in the dirt.

The Caliber 2.0 SC takes tire technology to the next level by optimizing traction, control, balance, and tire wear with its dual-stage design and wider contact patch. The smaller top pin penetrates through loose dirt while delivering unbelievable side and forward bite. The base pin works as a support for the top pin while acting as a dual-stage design once the top pin is worn down. You can rely on the base pin for greater tread life wear and it works well on those tracks that are prone to blue-groove or have a super clean surface.

Test Results:

“The Caliber SC 2.0 tire is an aggressive tire used in nearly all conditions, it hooks my truck up and gives me the fast reaction I need to slice and dice my way around traffic in the short course class! The wider Caliber 2.0 tire makes it even better!”
~ Pro-Line Team Driver, Chad Bradley

Tire Features:

  • Dual-stage pin design for exceptional tread life
  • Wider contact patch for improved traction in all conditions
  • Small top pin for light to heavy loose dirt
  • Base pin extraordinary on hard-packed/blue-groove surfaces
  • Square-lug technology throughout the tread design
  • Non directional tread design
  • Made from M3 (Soft) compound
  • Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels
  • Long life/lightweight closed cell foam inserts included (Gray Supplemental Foam Inserts required when mounting tires on Stock Traxxas® wheels or other step down wheel designs)
  • Made in the USA, since 1982

Fits:

[F/R] Slash® with ProTrac Suspension Kit Arms (#6062-00)
[F/R] SC10 with Front Inboard Hub (#6068-00) and Rear Adapters (#6064-05)
[F/R] SC10 4×4
[R] Losi XXX-SCT
[F/R] Losi TEN-SCRT 4WD (minor trimming of support ribs required)

What’s Included:

  • Mounted Caliber 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ tires (2 pcs)
  • Closed Cell inserts (2 pcs)
  • ProTrac Renegade Black Wheels (2 pcs)

SPECS:

Height: 4.30″ (109mm)
Width: 1.81″ (46mm)

1176-13 | Caliber 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 (Medium) Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels for Slash Rear, Slash 4×4, SCRT10 and Blitz Front or Rear
1176-15 | Caliber 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ M3 (Soft) Tires Mounted on ProTrac Renegade Black Wheels for Slash F/R and SC10 F/R (with 12mm adapter kit and front inboard hub)
1176-16 | Caliber 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ M3 (Soft) Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels for Slash Rear, Slash 4×4, SCRT10, and Blitz Front or Rear
1176-18 | Caliber 2.0 SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 (Medium) Tires Mounted on ProTrac Renegade Black Wheels for Slash F/R and SC10 F/R (with 12mm adapter kit and front inboard hub)

Trencher SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 (Medium) Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels for Slash Rear, Slash 4×4, SCRT10 & Blitz Front or Rear

This is a pair of Trencher SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 (Medium) Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels (2) for Slash® Rear, Slash® 4×4, SCRT10 & Blitz Front or Rear. You will never tread lightly with your Short Course (SC) Truck again with Pro-Line’s Trencher SC tires. The Trencher tires are designed to give your short course truck optimal traction on just about any surface. Realistic shaped treads give your short course truck a scale look while offering ridiculous amounts of forward bite. The tall tread will also offer traction in many different terrains and deliver durability, second to none.

Features:

  • Horizontal H shaped tread for ridiculous amounts of traction and side-to-side stability
  • Oversized tall tread are second-to-none in durability and longevity
  • High density, reusable Closed Cell inserts included
  • Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels
  • Extremely detailed sidewall design for that tough off-road look
  • Official Pro-Line logo and Trencher SC name embossed on sidewall of tire
  • Made in the USA, since 1982

Fits:

[R] Slash® 2WD
[F/R] Slash® 4×4
[F/R] SCRT10
[F/R] Blitz

What’s Included:

  • Mounted Trencher SC tire (2 pcs)
  • Closed Cell inserts (2 pcs)
  • Renegade Black Wheels (2 pcs)
  • Pro-Line decal (1)

SPECS:

Height: 4.35″ (111mm)
Width: 1.83″ (47mm)

1159-13 | Trencher SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 (Medium) Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels

Gladiator SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 (Medium) Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels for Slash Rear, Slash 4×4, SCRT10 and Blitz Front or Rear

This is Pro-Line’s Gladiator SC 2.2″/3.0″ Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels (2) for Slash® Rear, Slash® 4×4 Front or Rear and Blitz Front or Rear. The Gladiator tread is an icon in the world of RC because of its unmatched traction and durability on a variety of surfaces. For over a decade, Gladiator tires have been tearing up bash and race spots around the World. Now, Pro-Line Racing is bringing the Gladiator tread to your Short Course Truck so you can dominate the terrain! The Gladiator tires are designed to give your short course truck optimal traction on any surface, while also giving you the durability that you are searching for.

When you see the mean looking knobs on your Short Course truck, you will know that you made the right decision to trust Pro-Line with your traction needs. After you punch the throttle, you will be a Pro-Line fan for life! Available Mounted in M2 (Medium) compound for setting the pace at the track. Don’t forget to check out all of the other great products that Pro-Line offers for your truck by using Pro-Line’s Pick By Kit!

Tire Features:

  • Multi-leveled step pin design for incredible traction and durability
  • Based off of the world-renowned Gladiator 1:10 scale truck tires
  • High density, reusable Closed Cell inserts included
  • Official Pro-Line logo and Gladiator SC name embossed on sidewall of tire
  • For use with Pro-Line 2.2″ X 3.0″ Wheels
  • Made in the USA, since 1982

Fits:

  • Slash Rear
  • Slash 4×4 Front or Rear
  • SCRT10 Front or Rear
  • Blitz Front or Rear

What’s Included:

  • Mounted Gladiator SC tire (2 pcs)
  • Closed Cell inserts (2 pcs)
  • Renegade Black wheels (2 pcs)
  • Pro-Line decal (1 pc)

SPECS:

Height: 4.35″ (110mm)
Width: 1.74″ (44mm

1169-13 | Gladiator SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 (Medium) Tires Mounted on Renegade Black Wheels

Revolver 2.0 M3 (Soft) Off-Road Buggy Tires Mounted on V2 White Wheels for Front or Rear

These are Revolver 2.0 Off-Road 1:8 Buggy Tires Mounted on V2 White Wheels. Introducing the next generation in race tread technology from Pro-Line – the Revolver 2.0. This tire represents the culmination of years of research, development and track testing to give you best traction and the longest wear available. The Revolver 2.0 is based on an icon in the RC industry, the original Revolver, which won the 2008 IFMAR World Championships at the Farm 2, in North Carolina. Subtle changes were made to the tread design that have resulted in better traction and faster lap times on a variety of racing surfaces. Don’t bring a knife to a pistol fight, grab the Revolver 2.0!

Features:

  • Based on the World Champion Revolver Technology
  • Improved traction for faster lap times
  • Densely packed lugs that last through long mains
  • Made from M3 (Soft) compound
  • Mounted on Pro-Line Velocity V2 White Wheels

What’s Included:

  • Revolver 2.0 tires (2 pcs)
  • Closed Cell inserts (2 pcs)
  • V2 White Wheels (2 pcs)

SPECS:

Height: 4.38″ (110mm)
Width: 1.68″ (43mm)

9037-32 | M3 (Soft) Mounted on V2 White Wheels

Caliber VTR 4.0″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road 1:8 Truck Tires for Front or Rear

This is Pro-Line’s Caliber VTR 4.0″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road 1:8 Truck Tires (2) for Front or Rear. The 1:8 Truck class has advanced significantly in the past few years from chassis configurations, suspension, drive train technology and other advancements. Wheels and tires are no exception to this and today, Pro-Line introduces the next generation of wheel and tire combination with the VTR line.

The Caliber takes tire technology to the next level by optimizing traction, control, balance, and tire wear with it’s dual-stage design. Already a champion at several events around the country before its release, the Caliber VTR hits the market running.

VTR is already the choice of champions:

  • 2009 Silver State Nitro Challenge Champion
  • 2009 Canadian Indoor Off-Road Shootout Champion – Chad Bradley
  • 2009 JBRL rounds #1 and #2 winner in 1:8 Truck – Ryan Cavalieri
  • The 2009 Hank Perry 240 Champion in 1:8 Truck – Rick McCrery
  • 2009 Memorial Day Shootout 1:8 Truck Champion – Phillip Atondo

“After watching Josh Wheelers cars at the NATS warmup race, M2 and XTR Calibers on buggy and Caliber VTR on truck were AMAZING! That is about all I am planning on running at nats. Can’t wait…” – Chad Brosseau

Caliber VTR Features:

  • Dual-stage pin design for exceptional tread life
  • Small top pin for light to heavy loose dirt
  • Base pin extraordinary on hard-packed/blue-groove surfaces
  • Square-lug technology throughout the tread design
  • Directional tread for two different handling characteristics: Y forward (sidewall marked with an arrow) = more forward bite and better wear. Y in reverse = better in loamier/wet conditions.
  • Made from M4 (Super Soft) compound

VTR Features:

  • Forward thinking 1:8 style mounting beads for increased bonding strength and easy mounting ability
  • The lightest 1:8 Truck wheel, tire, and foam combination available. Only 194 grams total weight
  • Balancing virtually unnecessary
  • Textured bonding surfaces with molded in glue channel
  • Narrow tire profile reduces sidewall flex while increasing agility and responsiveness
  • Packaged together with w resealable bag complete with tire selection chart, tire performance tracking log, and tire identification ID labels
  • Tires and wheels designed, developed and made completely right here in the USA
  • A collaborative effort between World Champions Ryan Cavalieri, Billy Easton and Pro-Line’s dedicated in-house engineering team you’re getting the best of all worlds

What’s included:

  • Caliber VTR tires (2 pcs)
  • Closed Cell Inserts (2 pcs)
  • Resealable bag (1 pc)
  • Tire ID labels (1 sheet)

SPECS:

Height: 5.61″ (143mm)
Width: 2.36″ (60mm)
Mounting Bead: 4.0″ (102mm)Weight:100.4g

9032-03 | M4 (Super Soft)

Hole Shot VTR 4.0″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road 1:8 Truck Tires for Front or Rear

This is Pro-Line’s Hole Shot VTR M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road 1:8 Truck Tires (2) for Front or Rear. The 1:8 Truck class has advanced significantly in the past few years from chassis configurations, suspension, drive train technology and other advancements. Wheels and tires are no exception to this and today, Pro-Line introduces the next generation of wheel and tire combination with the VTR line.

Now, the VTR line packs a bigger punch with the Hole Shot tread pattern. The Hole Shot tread is your 2009 The Dirt Nitro Challenge Champion in 1:8 Truck. It’s also been used to capture numerous regional and national events over the past decade. When you’re looking to turn up the heat at a local, regional, or national level, check out the VTR series Hole Shot 1:8 Truck tire.

VTR is already the choice of champions:

  • 2009 Silver State Nitro Challenge Champion
  • 2009 Canadian Indoor Off-Road Shootout Champion – Chad Bradley
  • 2009 JBRL rounds #1 and #2 winner in 1:8 Truck – Ryan Cavalieri
  • The 2009 Hank Perry 240 Champion in 1:8 Truck – Rick McCrery
  • 2009 Memorial Day Shootout 1:8 Truck Champion – Phillip Atondo

Test Results:

“Most likely the fastest tire ever created! We use the Hole Shot at nearly every event we attend especially in qualifying where it s so important to have a good starting position for the main events.”
~ Pro-Line Team Driver, Chad Bradley

Hole Shot VTR Features:

  • Small pin design for the ultimate in responsiveness
  • A triumphant contender on blue groove to wet, hard packed surfaces.
  • Square-lug technology throughout the tread design
  • Made from M4 (Super Soft) compound

VTR Features:

  • Forward thinking 1:8 style mounting beads for increased bonding strength and easy mounting ability
  • The lightest 1:8 Truck wheel, tire, and foam combination available. Only 177 grams total weight (using Hole Shot M3 and zero offset wheels)
  • Balancing virtually unnecessary
  • Textured bonding surfaces with molded in glue channel
  • Narrow tire profile reduces sidewall flex while increasing agility and responsiveness
  • Packaged together with resealable bag complete with tire selection chart, tire performance tracking log, and tire identification ID labels
  • Tires and wheels designed, developed and made completely right here in the USA
  • A collaborative effort between World Champions Ryan Cavalieri, Billy Easton and Pro-Line’s dedicated in-house engineering team you’re getting the best of all worlds

What’s included:

  • Hole Shot tire (2 pcs)
  • Closed Cell Inserts (2 pcs)
  • Resealable bag (1 pc)
  • Tire ID labels (1 sheet)

SPECS:

Height: 5.52″ (140mm)
Width: 2.36″ (60mm)
Mounting Bead: 4.0″ (102mm)
Weight: 88.0g

9033-03 | M4 (Super Soft)

Hole Shot T 2.2″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road Truck Rear Tires for 2.2″ Rear Truck Wheels

This is a pair of Hole Shot 2.2″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road Truck Tires (2) for 2.2″ Rear Truck Wheels .The Hole Shot T’s square lugs put you in front on hard packed dusty tracks. Pro-Line’s most popular with multi-National Championships in 1998.

Tire Features:

  • Fits any 2.2″ Truck wheel
  • Made from M4 (Super Soft) compound

What’s Included:

  • Hole Shot T tires (2 pcs)
  • Foam inserts (2 pcs)

SPECS:

Height: 4.03″ (102mm)
Width: 2.07″ (53mm)

8192-03 | Hole Shot T M4 (Super Soft)

Caliber 2.2″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road Truck Rear Tires for 2.2″ Rear Truck Wheels

This is a pair of Caliber 2.2″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road Truck Tires (2) for 2.2″ Rear Truck Wheels .Pro-Line’s 1:10 Caliber 2.2″ Truck Tires now available in M4. For the 1:10 Off-Road Enthusiasts, pick your class, weather it’s Mod, Stock or Gas truck, but when it comes to tires… the choice is clear, it’s Pro-Line’s Caliber 2.2″ Truck Tires.

The Caliber takes tire technology to the next level by optimizing traction, control, balance, and tire wear with its dual-stage design. The smaller top pin penetrates through loose dirt while delivering unbelievable side and forward bite. The base pin works as a support for the top pin while acting as a dual-stage design once the top pin is worn down. You can rely on the base pin for greater tread life wear and it works well on those tracks that are prone to blue-groove or have a super clean surface.

Tire Features:

  • Dual-stage pin design for exceptional tread life
  • Small top pin for light to heavy loose dirt
  • Base pin extraordinary on hard-packed/blue-groove surfaces
  • Square-lug technology throughout the tread design
  • Directional tread for two different handling characteristics: Y forward = more forward bite and better wear. Y in reverse = better in loamier/wet conditions.
  • Available in World Championship/extremely proprietary M4 (Super Soft) compound
  • Internal sidewall ribbing for lateral support and increased cornering control
  • Cut foam included

What’s Included:

  • Caliber 2.2″ truck tires (2 pieces)
  • Cut foam inserts (2 pieces)

Height: 4.00″ (102mm)
Width: 2.08″ (53mm)

8209-03 | M4 (Super Soft)

Suburbs T 2.2″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road Truck Rear Tires for 2.2″ Rear Truck Tires

This is a pair of Suburbs T 2.2″ M4 (Super Soft) Off-Road Truck Tires (2) for 2.2″ Rear Truck Wheels. The 2008 ROAR National Champion tread and compound is now available for 1:10 truck owners. At the 2008 ROAR 1:10 Off-Road Nationals, Ryan Cavalieri dominated the 2wd Mod Buggy class with the Suburbs. He TQ’d and took the 2 out of the 3 A-mains to win the class. The Suburbs are fast enough to be National Champs, now you too can have the same performance Ryan had right out of the bag for your truck.

Tire Features:

  • Available in M4 (Super Soft) compound.
  • National Championship winning compound and tread design
  • Inner and outer radius rib tread for increased corner holding and predictable side-bite.
  • Internal carcass webbing resist tire expansion under acceleration and deceleration
  • Internal sidewall ribbing maintains sidewall structure in extreme traction conditions for greater corner control
  • Tread height is predictable, aggressive, and long-lasting for use on a variety of blue-groove track and surfaces where you would typically run soft compound tires
  • Single stage firm foam inserts
  • Pro-Line branded laser etched sidewall detail
  • Made in the USA

What’s Included:

  • Suburbs tires (2 pcs)
  • Foam inserts (2 pcs)

SPECS:

Height: 3.93″ (100mm)
Width: 2.08″ (53mm

8205-03 | Suburbs T 2.2″ M4 (Super Soft)

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