Bandit does NOT use 12mm hex...
It has the pins. I have a 2 year old model and a 2 month old model... Same pins. I bought the anaconda tires mounted on Traxxas wheels for $20ish a pair online. They are fine. Houngan run 4 rear tires/wheels if you want it to turn on asphalt better, but it is not a great look.
If you want to convert to hex you can get the Traxxas wheel hexes (or lots of other brands) for a couple of dollars, then you can run any 12mm hex wheel. If you are sticking to traditional buggy wheels though, the Traxxas pin style wheels are cheap enough and easy to find.
Good luck, durable buggy. Softer rear suspension helps it turn better.
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