Ever since the Traxxas Maxx was released back in 2019, it has built a big following. This awesome 1/10-scale ready-to-run monster truck has so much to offer like a powerful 4S brushless motor system, an incredibly tough chassis design, loads of ground clearance, big bore oil-filled shocks, metal gear drive-line plus so much more. The Traxxas Maxx is also equipped with the innovative and super convenient clipless body mounting system just like what is used on the X-Maxx and Rustler 4×4. The ease of use of this system is excellent, except for when you want to use an aftermarket body. Thankfully, Pro-Line went to work and came up with a solution. We will share the remedy so that you can circumvent the clipless body mounting system as well as show you a selection of six sweet aftermarket body options for the Traxxas Maxx.
Traxxas came up with a very innovative design for quickly and securely mounting its stock bodies onto the chassis of the Rustler 4×4, X-Maxx and one of the newest, the Traxxas Maxx monster truck. Traxxas refers to it as the clipless body mounting system which uses a rugged latching system that makes it possible to install and remove the body in seconds with just one hand. A vital part of this system requires an inner plastic skeleton to be attached to the inside of the body. Although the system works great with the stock Traxxas bodies, it makes it difficult to swap them out for an aftermarket body like the numerous options offered by Pro-Line. With that said, Pro-Line jumped into action and developed special body mounts designed specifically for the Traxxas Maxx chassis.
Pro-Line Extended Front and Rear Body Mount Kit (#6370-00)
The Pro-Line Extended Front and Rear Body Mount Kit (#6370-00) is an all new design specifically for the Traxxas Maxx monster truck and opens the door to a slew of different aftermarket body options. It eliminates the need to use the Traxxas inner plastic skeleton on the body and comes fitted with the more traditional body posts. The kit comes with a front and a rear plastic support that precisely attach onto the chassis and bolt on for a solid connection. The necessary mounting hardware in included in the kit. The all-new body mount kit includes adjustable body mounts to fit different bodies onto your Maxx truck. Each body mount post has a series of holes so that you can raise or lower the post to perfectly fit the shape of the aftermarket body you have selected.
- Completely Adjustable Body Mounts for Fitting Different Style Bodies on to your Maxx
- Innovative Screw-on Body Mounting System using Secure-Loc Caps
- Never Worry About your Body Popping Off Again
- Also Works with the Stock Body
- Long Body Mounts Included
- Made from Ultra-Durable Nylon
Pro-Line did not stop there with creating the Maxx Extended Body Mounting Kit. Instead of using flimsy body clips that can easily come off in a crash and/or get bent up and damage the surface of the body, Pro-Line fitted these mounts with their screw on body mounting system. A setscrew is screwed into the body post followed by an O-ring. Then you mount the body like you normally would and then you screw on the Secure-Loc Caps that will securely hold the body onto the chassis. This option works better than body clips and looks much better.
BODY OPTIONS FOR THE TRAXXAS MAXX
Following is a selection of six sweet Pro-Line bodies that can mounted onto the Traxxas Maxx using the Pro-Line Extended Front and Rear Body Mount Kit. Keep in mind that once the Body Mounting Kit is installed onto the Maxx chassis, the range of aftermarket bodies is huge.
1973 Ford Bronco Clear Body—#3313-60
The classic looks of the 1973 Ford Bronco is recreated in a 1/10-scale body out of crystal clear polycarbonate. Check out the images and you can see that Pro-Line faithfully captured the essence of the Bronco right down to the body molding trim, headlights and detailed front grill. To help ensure you end up with a great looking finished product, Pro-Line includes paint-then-peel overspray film, window masks for all the windows and a detailed decal sheet.
Length: 18.4” (467mm)
Width: 7.1” (180mm)
Height: 6.0” (152mm)
Wheelbase: 12.0” (305mm)
Ram 1500 Clear Body—#3427-00
Fans of Dodge Ram pickup trucks will appreciate the design of this Ram 1500 clear body designed and molded by Pro-Line. This officially licensed body is a great option to make a Traxxas Maxx have that super-tough Ram pickup look. Durable GE Lexan is used for this body and can be painted to match a full-size Dodge Ram truck. Overspray film comes already applied to the outside of the body and window masks are included to make the painting job easier and help guarantee a great final result. The last step to bring the Ram 1500 to life is to apply the detail stickers that have the headlights, brake lights, marker lights, door handles, grill, Dodge Ram logos and more.
Length: 19.9” (505mm)
Width: 7.0” (178mm)
Height: 5.8” (146mm)
Wheelbase: 13.3” (337mm)
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Clear Body—#3502-00
We love the look of full-size Jeeps that have been lifted and equipped with massive wheels and tires because they have an aggressive, go-anywhere appearance. This Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon body is great choice for the Maxx if you are looking to replicate that type of tough off-road style. Pro-Line took the time and effort to make this an officially licensed body which gives them the ability to add a load of accurate detail right down to the Jeep logos and badging. A simple single color paint scheme and utilizing the detail decal sheet is enough to make the Wrangler body look incredible.
Length: 18.8” (476mm)
Width at door: 7.5” (191mm)
Width at fenders: 8.25” (210mm)
Height: 5.8” (146mm)
Wheelbase: 12.8” (325mm)
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Clear Body—#3516-00
It is hard to resist the great-looking tough off-road styling of the Ford Raptor and has become a very popular body choice for RC’ers. Pick yourself up this Pro-Line 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor body to give your Maxx an ultra-scale aggressive monster truck appearance. Thanks to the included detail decal sheet and distinctive molded shape added to the body, people will know right away it is a Ford Raptor. The body comes molded in a single piece of lightweight crystal clear polycarbonate and is an officially licensed product.
Length: 19.5” (495mm)
Width: 7.25” (184mm)
Height: 5.75” (146mm)
Wheelbase: 12.3” (313mm)
Pre-Cut 2020 Ram Rebel 1500 Clear Body—#3536-17
Here is another Dodge Ram body however it is modeled after the more modern looking 2020 Ram Rebel 1500. It is fully licensed and has the Dodge Ram details that make it impossible to mistake for any other make of pick-up truck. Pro-Line sells the body clear and precut so you won’t have to fuss with cutting out the body and have guaranteed perfect wheel wells. After you place the included window masks and lay down the paint you choose, you can recreate your favorite full-size Ram Rebel or Big Horn edition truck since Pro-Line hooks you up with two different headlight and grill trim options along with a bunch of other detail stickers.
Length: 19.38” (492mm)
Width: 7.12” (181mm)
Height: 5.13” (130mm)
Wheelbase: 12.65” (321mm)
Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Clear Body—#3542-00
Rounding out the selection of Pro-Line bodies is this Jeep Gladiator Rubicon clear body. You can completely transform the look of the Traxxas Maxx with this stunning officially licensed body. The Gladiator mixes the iconic and unique Jeep body styling with the utility and toughness of a truck. Everything you need to make a Maxx look more realistic (except paint) is included with the body: window mask, overspray film and a complete detail sticker sheet that includes things like wiper blades and Jeep badging.
Length: 18.8” (478mm)
Width at doors: 6.6” (168mm)
Width at fenders: 7.1” (180mm)
Height: 5.6” (142mm)
Wheelbase: 13.0” (330mm)
If you are not familiar with the Traxxas Maxx, then you should check out our thorough video review of this killer monster truck. Here it is:
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