Please note – The following should be read loud like an over enthusiastic radio announcer!
SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAY – At your local track and or favorite bashing spot there will, or at least should be, a giant radio-controlled MONSTER TRUCK TAKE OVER! Blistering speed runs, huge jumps, mud bogs, and insane car crushing action does not even begin to describe the action you might see if your truck is up to the task. There will be seats available, but you’ll only need…. the edge!!!
What, what?! Your truck isn’t ready for action? You need a new body with fresh paint AND new tires?! You completely lack the newest and coolest accessories!? YOU DON’T EVEN HAVE A MONSTER TRUCK!!!! Don’t fret because a quick stop over at www.prolineracing.com can fix all that!
Monster Truck Bodies
So you’re monster truck is ready to take on the toughest of obstacles except the body is looking a little more than rough, what should you do? Here are a few bodies to give that trusted monster truck of yours a top shelf look.
1:8 Monster Truck Bodies
X-Maxx owners will want to look at what Pre-Cut 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Clear Body has to offer. It has super aggressive lines that are eye appealing, a well detailed sticker sheet and my favorite, it is already cut out with all the necessary holes pre-punched! Paint it yourself or send it off to one of the pros for some custom colors and poof, new vehicle looks. If you’re not into painting or can’t wait Pro-Line also offers a Pre-Painted version of the Pre-Cut 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body in Gray/Blue.
So perhaps you’re more old school in looks and performance and want that to a body to reflect that. Then the Early 50s Chevy Panel Truck Clear Body for Solid Axle Monster Trucks is the ticket for you. It wreaks of 1950s awesomeness, where muscle cards had big block engines that were known to overpower, just like common dual engine solid axle monster trucks this body is designed for.
The Jeep name has long been a favorite of monster truck enthusiasts. Knowing this Pro-Line offers the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Clear Body the very popular T/E-MAXX 3.3, REVO 3.3 and SUMMIT vehicles. Pro-Line took detailing up a few levels too with front and rear bumpers and taillight lenses!
Looking for something a bit non-traditional? Then consider the Volkswagen Baja Bug Clear Body. With the spirit of the late 1960s, this round top so to speak is licensed by Volkswagen and looks like it can’t wait to be mounted on a vehicle with sand paddle type tires!
1:10 Monster Truck Bodies
Due to its massive following, the Ford F-150 Raptor makes a second appearance, this time for the ever popular 1:10 sized Traxxas Stampede. Delivered with a decal sheet to make this shell as accurate as possible, Ford and Traxxas fans alike will fall in love with the near perfect look and detailing.
The vintage look of the 1966 Ford F-100 Clear Body is sure to turn plenty of heads at the local bashing yard. step-sides and huge fender flares that will bring you back to the good old days. You can even create your own version of the Class 8 Desert Truck that dominated the desert in the 1980’s!
Like the look of more modern SUVs? Pro-Line has you covered with plenty panel space to paint with the Guardian Clear Body for Solid Axle Monster Trucks. It comes delivered with a sweet decal sheet to add finishing touches of a front grill, head lights and tail lights.
Is your full sized daily driver a cool quad cab pick-up and you’d like a 1:10 replica? Then you’ll want to turn your attention to the Pro-Line the Chevy Silverado 2500 HD Clear Body. Ideal for vehicles like the Traxxas Stampede and Stampede 4X4, this bow-tie beast is all that Chevy set out to accomplish with the 2500 and perhaps a bit more!
Monster Truck Tires
Your tires are old, falling off the rims or near bald! What should you do? Well, first, decide where you will want to run your truck first. Once that has been decided make your choice as the right tire for your monster is an absolute must for proper performance.
The Road Rage 3.8″ Street Tires Mounted are the ideal choice if you are going to be bashing your monster on asphalt type surfaces. The sharp-looking Desperado Black rims feature a 17mm hex, the standard hex adapter on bigger 1:18 trucks. The tires offer an ultra-low sidewall for predictability, stability, and responsiveness. The deep aggressive v-tread design further enhances the performance of the Road Rage by resisting dirt and debris that is usually associated with asphalt surfaces.
A gnarly aggressive tread is what you get with the mounted Big Joe 3.8″ (40 Series) All Terrain Tires. Ideal for almost any form of off road action from car crushing, rocky rough excursions, water adventures and more. The cool Tech 5 Black Wheels have a mag/spoke style look that are sure to please too.
Ready to take on the dunes, snow, mud and more? Then turn your attention to the Sling Shot 3.8″ Sand Tires. Each tire offers eleven paddles with a true scoop design coupled with low roll outer sidewalls to almost guarantee near perfect performance. Mounted on Desperado Black 1/2” Offset 17mm Wheels, these tires and wheels combine looks and performance.
Motocross fans will be attracted to the familiar tread found on the Badlands 3.8″ All Terrain Tires. Made from soft M2 compound rubber, the many lugs are ideal for ripping through grass and shredding dirt for unparalleled performance under all-terrain type conditions. They come pre-mounted on Desperado wheels with a stylish molded in bead-loc ring and feature a 17mm hex adapter.
Not interested in sand, snow or water? You just want to get down and dirty? Then you want to put the Dirt Hawg 2.8″ All Terrain Tires on all 4 corners of your truck. These tires come mounted on the ultra-popular Desperado wheels and offer very large, long-lasting lugs. The interesting shape of the lugs that make up the Dirt Hawg tread pattern offer enhanced forward and side traction that dig into dirt like no other.
Prime 2.8″ Street Tires are for monster truck fans who have just one thing on their mind… going FAST! Made for asphalt action these tires are completely slick to put the maximum amount of rubber to the ground! Inside each tire is a 2.8” Closed Cell Foam and a specifically designed tire carcass shape that prevents extreme tire expansion. The F-11 style wheel offer satin black finish, a molded-in bead-loc ring and lug nuts, 11 triangulated spokes and a scale P-L logo.
Looking similar to classic, full sized monster truck tires, the Masher 2.8″All Terrain Truck Tires combine a classic look and modern performance. These tires feature an ultra-modern Chevron Style tread to dig deep into the roughest and toughest terrain. The side tread features a hook shape that craters the dirt and achieves awesome side traction for on power performance.
The fully licensed Interco TSL SX Super Swamper 2.8″ All Terrain Tires come in M2 compound and mounted on popular F-11 wheels. These tires have an uncanny scale look that is sure to please thanks to meticulous detailing from the folks at Pro-Line. These tires and wheels aim to please as they are the ideal combination of looks, style and performance.
Accessories For Upgrading
Ok, ok, so your body, tires and wheels are in tip top condition but you still want to ensure your truck can conqueror crush bash, blast and race. Pro-Line has plenty of option of tuning parts that can easily be adapted to a wide variety of vehicles too.
Pro-Line Power Stroke shocks come in three lengths and will ensure that whatever vehicle they are installed upon will glide over the roughest of terrain as if it were glass smooth. Each shock has a threaded aluminum body and cap and rugged 3.5mm shaft. Pro-Line also offers a variety of springs to tune performance and rebuild kits to freshen them up after hours of use.
When you’ve taken off the tires to wrench on your monster truck a properly sized stand it a must. That is why Pro-Line offers a 1:10 and 1:8 car stands. Each stand is precision laser cut, bent and then powder-coated in blue. Each stand has shock building holes and push-in rubber grommets to protect your chassis and prevent your monster truck from sliding around.
When daylight is at a minimum during the cooler months of the year the 6″ Super-Bright LED Light Bar Kit will keep you going at any given hour. Each Light Bar comes with 30 LED (yes, 30!) Light bulbs pre-wired with a 12” long cable that can plug directly into your receiver for power. The Lights are rated for 6V to 12V so they can run on 2S and 3S LiPo batteries. The LEDs are kept safe in a durable curved black nylon housing branded with a P-L logo and includes mounting hardware for just about any vehicle.
Hold on, hold on… You said you don’t have a monster truck! Well if you’ve been waiting to get one, wait no longer as the Pro MT 4×4 from Pro-Line is here! This fresh and new monster truck in build ultra-strong and tough from the ground up and has performance parts throughout making it idea for nearly any monster truck application. This pre-built roller as a 3mm thick aluminum and steel bi-metal chassis to for the perfect combination of rigidity and weight. A trio of fluid filled gear diffs with high strength hardened steel gears that ride on oversized bearings. There are plush, big bore 16mm shocks that feature threaded bodies, x-ring seals, Delrin pistons and hard chrome coated shafts. The front pivot ball suspension set-up is popular among race vehicles and is employed with great success on the Pro MT 4×4.
The Pro MT 4×4 is designed to be a pleasure to wrench on with easy access diffs, has exceptional weight distribution, comes with Badlands MX28 tires mounted on F-11 wheels and oh so much more!!
Monster Trucks and monster truck racing always seem to be in style and these tires, bodies, accessories and the AWESOME new Pro MT 4×4 from Pro-Line all go a very long way to make sure you get the most out of the monster truck game. If our above listings didn’t hit home for you just drive on over to www.prolineracing.com and click around. With their extensive selection of tires, rims, bodies, accessories and more you are sure to find a thing or two (or more) to be a happy car crusher!