Tires

Looking for new Tacoma tires? Don't know what "P, B, C" mean? Let us explain.

Tire Load Ranges De-Coded

When it’s time to buy new tires for your Tacoma, you’ll probably focus on size, tread, and brand. However, it’s important to consider tire load range as well. Tires with the wrong load range will wear out prematurely, and may get stuck more frequently.

by August 7, 2014 0 comments Accessories & Gear, Tires
Fitting Wider Tires on Your Lifted Tacoma – What You Need to Know

Fitting Wider Tires on Your Lifted Tacoma – What You Need to Know

A big part of the “lift kit look” is to stuff a set of larger tires underneath your truck once you have it at the exact ride height you had planned. For the most part, bigger tires for a raised Toyota Tacoma aren’t just an aesthetic concern – they can […]

by January 29, 2014 1 comment Accessories & Gear, Tires
Tire Scam Reminds Us – Caveat Emptor

Tire Scam Reminds Us – Caveat Emptor

When the tires on Chris Blao’s Toyota Tacoma started to wear toward the bald side, he did what any responsible truck owner would do: he went looking for the best deal on tires he could find. He spotted an ad on Craigslist from a Discount Tire and Auto Repair shop […]

by October 28, 2013 2 comments Accessories & Gear, Tires
Wheel Spacers For Wider Tires – Pros and Cons

Wheel Spacers For Wider Tires – Pros and Cons

Wheel spacers, like the set below from Low Range Off-Road, have a somewhat dubious reputation in the off-road community. Some people argue that wheel spacers are not built for off-road use, while others say that they have used spacers off-road for years without any trouble. The thing is, both points […]

by September 5, 2013 7 comments Accessories & Gear, Tires
There is an ongoing debate about using Bias-Ply tires for offroading. Here is our take.

Are Bias Ply Tires The Best Off-Road Option?

In the 1960’s, the idea of a radial tire was a foreign concept. Foreign as in, literally, foreign. French, to be exact. Yet by the mid-70’s, nearly every new car had radial tires. The story of the switch to radial tires is intriguing to be sure, but so is this: […]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Accessories & Gear, Tires
Toyota Tacoma Tire Sizes and Specs - 1995-2013

Original Tacoma Tire Sizes – From 1995 to 2014

Thinking about new tires? Wondering what sizes are available that will fit your Tacoma? Maybe we can help. Toyota offered quite a few different sizes on each Tacomas made between 1995 and 2010, with different rim sizes (from 14″ to 18″) and different bolt patterns (either 5 lug or 6 […]

by August 23, 2013 85 comments Accessories & Gear, Tires
How to Remove and Reinstall TPMS Sensors

How to Remove and Reinstall TPMS Sensors

No custom truck is complete without a wheel upgrade.  If you’re considering putting new wheels on your Tacoma, you’ll need to remove the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TMPS) and reinstall it on the new wheels.  Without it, you’ll be staring at an obnoxious warning light on your dash.  Recently, Mountain […]

by August 6, 2013 0 comments Accessories & Gear, Tires
Understanding Self-Cleaning Mud Tires for the Toyota Tacoma

Understanding Self-Cleaning Mud Tires for the Toyota Tacoma

Choosing an off-road tire for your Toyota Tacoma isn’t always a straightforward process. With so many different tire options available, it helps to know what kind of terrain you will encounter during the majority of your trail adventures, as this can help you select a tire which is custom designed […]

by September 15, 2011 0 comments Accessories & Gear, Tires