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Old 10-09-2010, 06:52 AM   #31
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You guys do not have anything like this in your line, but I would like to see something simple, just a lightweight plastic bolt on piece to protect the front shocks. Everytime someone posts a pic of their car, you always see war wounds on the front shocks, caps are no longer the original color. The HPI Vorza I think is the only vehicle that comes with some.
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Old 10-09-2010, 06:55 AM   #32
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Old 10-09-2010, 07:18 AM   #33
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*1 For me would be Price- it has been OK.. but now-With the price increase.. its becoming a joke. I know that everyone I race with is heavily looking at cheaper brands. As the price increase, has really hit us average club racer's and some national racer's hard.. and will do the more, the cheaper companies come out with new and similar designs. I will now be heavily looking for used or cheaper brands.. as the price makes a already expensive hobby, even more expensive.. which i'm afraid to say will make PL loose a fair few customer's... but may be the only way to get it looked at..

PRICE DROP PRICE DROP PRICE DROP...18.50 for 2 tyres.. in the UK is a joke... 50! For a 4 Tyres and Rims... which in some cases will last a few runs!!.. I have always been a fan of PL but Im going to make sure I buy from other companies, that provide better prices and will do the exact same job and be cheaper just because it doesn't have Proline written on it!. And its not even like the tyres need no rework-Trimming flashing's ect.. as AKA in that department wipe the floor with PL on the general quality and how well the AKA fits on the rims and require no trimming ect..

Cant stress enough, how much loss PL will be getting from people overhear in the uk!
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Old 10-09-2010, 07:36 AM   #34
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1/8th buggy/truggy bead lock rim. That is performance based. Can take the rigors of racing.
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Old 10-09-2010, 07:58 AM   #35
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I've been unhappy with Proline for years for various reasons. For this post, those reasons are unimportant. Now I've got reason to be happy.

It's great that you are asking the customer what they want!!!!!
The question is...............will you give us what we want?
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:08 AM   #36
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I would like to see lower tire prices and maybe painted bodies...
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:25 AM   #37
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+1 on the stronger bulldog bodies. I have 4 of them and 3 are tore up without much track time. More truggy treads especially sniper tread.
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Old 10-09-2010, 09:33 AM   #38
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Tires are certainly my biggest expense for racing, so a price drop for us guys that have to pay for our own tires would be great. Also as mentioned, give us more truggy tire selection in the VTR line-up. Maybe even a slightly narrower truggy tire ( same diameter, but a slightly narrower footprint ) could have potential.

..it's nice to see a manufacturer getting racers' opinions on potential new products, hopefully this thread leads to good things.
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Old 10-09-2010, 10:09 AM   #39
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1. Lower price. Tires for my Silverado shouldn't be cheaper then 4 8th scale tires.
2. Buggy tread patterns in truggy sizes.
3. Better QA on closed cell foams.
4. Truggy Version of the Split Six wheel. A short course version would be nice too.
5. Thicker Bodies. Noting worse then getting a 70 paint job just to have it crack on the first race.
6. Panther style Tire gluing bands.
7. Better QA on tires. Nothing more annoying then having to spend 20 minutes sanding a flat area in the gluing bead. With Proline tires, there is always 1 side that HAS be to cleaned up.

I am sure i could come up with more.
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Old 10-09-2010, 10:46 AM   #40
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How about some wheels, buggy and truggy, that
don't come out of the package pre-warped. There
is always at least one with the death wobble. I
gave up on Proline rims awhile back. Also, how about
tires that I don't have to clean a bunch of flashing off
the beads and add another ton of weight to balance.
All the years Proline has been making tires and charging
unreal prices for. You would think their quality would be
better by now.
Oh yea, how about making the truggy bodies with some
more clearance around the pipe area.
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Old 10-09-2010, 11:18 AM   #41
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Tire prices need to be dropped.
I'd like to see a better job done on glueing premounts. Ask anyone and they will tell you not to trust pro line premounts, you will lose a tire.

Stronger bulldog body would be nice too, it's my favorite body.
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:19 PM   #42
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In the UK you are changing your price to 18.50 for a pair of buggy tyres!!!

Why should i pay that when i can pick up some other brands premounted for similar prices.

Your tyres are good i run the caliber almost everywhere BUT i wont pay that price for them they are not worth the extra over other brands that are priced at more reasonable levels.

Apologies proline but i wont be buying any more tyres from yourselfs if you change your pricing which will be a shame as i have run them for 3 years
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:29 PM   #43
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'm with Jamie, Bren and Mega on this. I won't be running PL anymore for the simple reason that they are way to expensive over here these days. There are cheaper brands that work just as well now.
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:56 PM   #44
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I agree with the popular opinion here: More truggy tire selections, lower pricing, and stronger/more durable bulldog truggy bodies. If the tires are going to cost that much, they have to last as long as their worth.
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Old 10-09-2010, 01:11 PM   #45
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more veichle specific buggy bodies. I am a o'donnell racer and you don't make a single body for and zo1b or zo1t. I am able to use the bulldog for the rc8b but it is still not quite perfect. also everyone makes hi and low downforce 1/8 wings, what about some middle ground like med. downforce. also universal rear mud guards for buggy and truggy.what about buyer incentive, like save upc's from 10 pair of tires and receive 2 pair free, or buy 10 bodies and receive 1 free.
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