Spotted: Pro-Line’s Pro-2 Performance Chassis Conversion For The Traxxas Slash

Aug 20, 2012 13 Comments by

At my last local club race I spotted this Traxxas 2WD Slash using Pro-Line’s new chassis conversion kit. The kit hasn’t been officially released yet, but Pro-Line has been running a prototype version of this new LCG Chassis at a few races now including the recent 2012 ROAR Electric Off-Road Supernationals. This Slash was also using Pro-Line’s Performance Transmission, ProTrac suspension kit, Power Stroke shocks and was only a front body mount away from hitting the track for the 1st time.  Once it did it looked fast and was definitely more planted on the track that a stock 2WD Traxxas Slash.

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13 Responses to “Spotted: Pro-Line’s Pro-2 Performance Chassis Conversion For The Traxxas Slash”

  1. Joshua says:

    What’s the point of all this junk….. Why don’t they just go ahead and make their own truck! You can throw $ into a pinto and at the end of the day it’s still a pinto….

    • Fender 18 says:

      Guaranteed a great driver running a bone stock Slash could keep up with any average racer driving a top of the line truck. The Slash isn’t a ford ranger going up against a stadium super truck. The slash can keep up and I have vids to prove it. So go back into your hole you troll.

  2. Trevor "Chilly" Duncan says:

    The Slash wasn’t designed to be a racer, instead it was designed to look scale and survive a beating from folks just getting into RC. So I “think” the idea here is that since so many Slashes are already out on the market, if a Slash owner wants to get more serious they can opt to buy these performance parts and become more competitive.

  3. mike says:

    Why do people have to be such terds about a new product coming out

  4. dannydietze says:

    It looks like a great racer but what parts are still traxxas?

  5. Joshua says:

    My who point was STOP copying other companies Proline, TLR is doing fine without your flattery…. My point was just stated as above ^ “It looks like a great racer but what parts are still traxxas?”

  6. Henry says:

    +1 Joshua

    $$ spent on parts could buy a RTR race truck!

  7. Trevor "Chilly" Duncan says:

    @ dannydietze Here are the remaining Traxxas Parts on this particular truck:

    Front Bulk Head
    Caster Blocks
    Steering Block
    Front Axles
    Hexs F/R
    Rod Ends
    Rear axles and driveshafts

    This truck was also using PL’s discontinued front Slash bumper.

  8. brett Trochinski says:

    any rumor on when it will be released?
    any idea how much it will cost?

  9. brett Trochinski says:

    i want one.

  10. Super Bo C says:

    I need this chassis for my Rustler. I’ve busted every stock replacement chassis I have bought and my new Integy chassis is mostly fiberglass and is already taking damage. So my question is the same as Brett T’s. When will the pro 2 chassis be available and at what cost?

  11. Bones says:

    Being a slash owner I am tempted to buy this, but I would be much more cost effective to sell the ole’ workhorse and buy a 2wd buggy…er I mean race ready SCT. I race my slash and enjoy it but if you bought all the PL parts you would spend a ton more than buying an SC10 or blitz…(the 22 SCT is expensive as well).

    And I tend to agree, I think it would have been wise on PL’s part to just use all their 2wd SCT parts and release the very first Pro-Line vehicle, which would have made huge news. Although maybe they have a deal with traxxas or don’t want to get into marketing, packaging, and selling a complete vehicle.

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