Post Tagged with: "off-road"

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
A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading

A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading

Your Tacoma is your baby, right? You treat it with kid gloves, wash and buff it frequently so it shines like a beacon, and never neglect an oil change, never overlook a scratch, etc. But, when you sit back and admire your Tacoma, something just doesn’t sit right…You need to […]

by January 9, 2013 3 comments TacomaHQ
iShock Toyota Tacoma i6500 Mid-Travel Suspension Kit Review

iShock Toyota Tacoma i6500 Mid-Travel Suspension Kit Review

Toyota Tacoma owners who intend to modify their trucks in order to gain additional capability in an off-road setting often find themselves pondering a choice between a modest, conventional lift and a more involved long-travel suspension that would allow them to drive more aggressively on a wide range of terrain. […]

by December 4, 2012 3 comments Accessories & Gear, Lift Kits

Two Trophy Trucks Flip At The Same Time – Off-Road Racing FUN! [VIDEO]

One of my life goals is to race off-road. Maybe it will be a sooped-up truck, maybe it will be a cool-as-hell little rally car, but it will not be on pavement and it will (hopefully) put a big enough scare in me that I’ll only want to do it […]

by January 26, 2012 5 comments Videos
Tacoma Off-Roading Tip #68 – Stuck In The River is a Relative Term

Tacoma Off-Roading Tip #68 – Stuck In The River is a Relative Term

If you take your Toyota Tacoma off-road, there’s a good chance you’ve been stuck at least once in the past. Fortunately for you, you had something (a winch, a tow strap and a buddy, MaxTraxx, etc.) that got you un-stuck. But what if you’ve got a big diesel tractor-trailer rig […]

by January 12, 2012 2 comments Videos
Trail-Gear Hardening Products for the Toyota Tacoma

Trail-Gear Hardening Products for the Toyota Tacoma

In addition to the Trail-Gear solid front axle swap kits that we discussed in a previous post, Trail-Gear Inc. also manufactures a number of products designed to “harden” the Toyota Tacoma. While the Tacoma is a reasonably tough truck, like any commercially-produced vehicle it does have its weak points that […]

by March 24, 2011 0 comments Accessories & Gear
All-Pro Off-Road steel bumper for the Toyota Tacoma

Tacoma Steel Bumpers – A List of All The Bumpers We Know About

In part one of our short series on aftermarket steel bumpers for the Toyota Tacoma we discussed some of the benefits of installing a steel bumper on your Tacoma. Let’s take a look at a few of the options that are currently out there on the bumper market from a […]

After-Market Steel Bumpers for the Toyota Tacoma – What are the Benefits?

After-Market Steel Bumpers for the Toyota Tacoma – What are the Benefits?

Cowcatchers, bull bars, brush bars, bumper guards – these are all terms that have been applied to the aggressive hunks of metal tubing that can be seen attached to the front of the Toyota Tacoma in place of the standard bumper. You might even see a few Tacomas with a […]

King of the Hammers 2011 Tomorrow!

King of the Hammers 2011 Tomorrow!

King of the Hammers is one of the more interesting stops on the desert racing circuit. Scheduled for February 11, 2011, preparations for the fifth iteration of the event are already well underway, with Dave Cole, Jeff Knoll and crew transforming the dry lake bed in Johnson Valley, CA into […]

by February 10, 2011 0 comments Latest News