JConcepts 2.8″ G-Locs Tire And Rulux Wheel

Dec 14, 2011 1 Comment by

JConcepts now offers a 2.8″ tire and wheel system for those high speed bash sessions on the street. The G-Locs tires have a built in ribbing to help eliminate tire ballooning, use a directional tread pattern, and they come with a closed cell foam insert to maximize durability. The 2.8″ rulux wheels feature a 12mm hex design and will fit popular vehicles like the Traxxas Stampede 4×4, Stampede and Rustler. Check out the press release below for more info:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Aeronautics, G-Loc is the moment where consciousness is lost. The G-Locs 2.8” tire, by JConcepts is where consciousness begins. The super low-profile, aggressively treaded tire is purpose built for those aggressive speed-runs and specifically for vehicles capable of high-voltage or high-horsepower fun. G-Locs are competition inspired from the ground up to perform straight out of the package. Deep G-Loc tread-depth and style provides the healthy footing for maximum durability and ground pounding asphalt traction. Thick, reinforced tire carcass, with internal overlapping X-braced ribbing provides unparalleled support, reducing unwanted tire expansion, for gained high-speed control. G-Locs, are manufactured using the exclusive ROAR National Championship winning yellow compound for the best gripping performance.

The 2.8″ G-Locs provide elements that combine light-weight, performance and durability with the inclusion of Profiled closed cell inserts. The highly successful insert material made it’s fame on the 1/8th off-road racing circuit and now into the JConcepts 2.8″ line. Feel at ease while doing high-speed runs with the durability and performance of the closed cell material which provides durability and feel when others run short.

The low-profile diameter tire body profile with hefty G-Locs tread, together with the durable Profiled closed cell inserts has revolutionized speed tires for the most popular assortment of vehicles on the market. Your 2.8” equipped vehicle has never been more fun than when paired with a 3s Lipo or buzzing nitro engine and G-Loc tires. Wheelie popping speed combined with G-Locs traction and stability is a combination that is second to none. JConcepts is World Proven Innovation and Design.

Features:

  • Super low-profile
  • Deep G-Loc tread-depth and style
  • Thick, reinforced tire carcass
  • Overlapping X-braced ribbing
  • Exclusive, winning, yellow compound
  • Thin-wall, Profiled closed cell inserts

G-Locs – yellow compound – tire / insert (fits 2.8″ wheel)
Part # – 3056-00
Retail price – $25.00
(fits Traxxas style 2.8″ bead wheel)

2.8″ G-Locs – yellow compound – black wheel – (pre-mounted)
Part # – 3056-3030
Retail price – $35.00
(fits Stampede 4×4 F&R and E-Stampede and E-Rustler 2wd front)

2.8″ G-Locs – yellow compound – black wheel – (pre-mounted)
Part # – 3056-3040
Retail price – $35.00
(fits E-Stampede and E-Rustler 2wd rear)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By popular demand JConcepts is bringing the Rulux 12mm hex design to the most popular group of vehicles on the market the Stampede 4×4, Stampede and Rustler 2wd. 2.8″ Rulux wheels are 1:1 inspired and offer a look that is unmistakably JConcepts. Based on the standardized 2.8″ Traxxas wheel and tire configurations the Rulux wheel is interchangeable with many popular combinations.

No detail has been missed with these beauties as the Rulux wheel incorporates a lug nut and spoke affect that emulates the real thing. Wheel profile, interior and exterior ribbing, thick sectional and spoke design were all areas of focus while creating the combination of durability, clearance, functionality and appearance.

With the black or white color and a matte face appearance, being unique is worry free as practically any paint scheme can be matched to these exciting new wheels. The hassle-free and lightweight 1-piece design creates the ultimate race and show wheel for any competition or all-out bashing application.

Features:

  • Popular 2.8″ bead mounting diameter compatible with standardized Traxxas tires and wheels
  • Original 1:1 inspired JConcepts Rulux design
  • Durable design, finish and material
  • Black or white in color with matte face appearance
  • Hassle free and lightweight 1-piece design

Fits:

  • 3340 – fits Stampede 4×4 F&R and Stampede and Rustler 2wd front
  • 3341 – fits Stampede and Rustler 2wd rear

Rulux – 2.8″ – 12mm hex wheel – black – 2pc
Part # – 3340B
Retail price – $12.00
(fits Stampede 4×4 F&R and Stampede and Rustler 2wd front)

Rulux – 2.8″ – 12mm hex wheel – black – 2pc
Part # – 3341B
Retail price – $12.00
(fits Stampede and Rustler 2wd rear)

Rulux – 2.8″ E-Stampede – Rustler 2wd front and 4×4 F&R wheel (white) – 2pc
Part # – 3340
Retail price – $12.00
(fits Stampede 4×4 F&R and Stampede and Rustler 2wd front)

Revo®, JATO™, T-MAXX™, SLASH®, SLASH 4X4® etc. are trademarks and registered trademarks of Traxxas L.P.

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One Response to “JConcepts 2.8″ G-Locs Tire And Rulux Wheel”

  1. Anthony "Ajay" Bean says:

    I see what looks like Goosebumps 2.8s in that video as well… Interesting :)

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