Accessories & Gear

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 […]

Tacoma Carrier Bearing Drop Kits – Interview with KLM Performance

Tacoma Carrier Bearing Drop Kits – Interview with KLM Performance

Our third and final post in our series tackling Tacoma driveline vibration solutions deals exclusively with carrier bearing drop kits.  These kits are not intended to help Toyota Tacoma drivers who own stock ride height vehicles, but rather address the driveline vibration concerns of those running a fairly aggressive lift […]

by February 22, 2011 3 comments Accessories & Gear
Tacoma Rear Axle Shims – What, Why, and When

Tacoma Rear Axle Shims – What, Why, and When

In this second post in our series looking at potential solutions to the driveline vibration problems experienced by owners of lifted Toyota Tacomas, we will move beyond the aftermarket drive shafts that we examined in the first post and delve into the effectiveness of rear axle shims.

by February 17, 2011 1 comment Accessories & Gear
New Internal Bypass Shocks From King Off-Road

New Internal Bypass Shocks From King Off-Road

Bypass shocks are highly coveted in the off-road world. Why? Because adding an external bypass tube to a shock absorber makes it possible to control the flow of shock fluid as a result of piston position. When the shock is compressed and the piston is pushed down past a certain […]

by January 4, 2011 0 comments Accessories & Gear

Beware Easy Spacer Lift Kit Installation Videos

The old adage “don’t believe everything that you read” should also apply to YouTube videos – don’t believe everything that you see. ZoneOffRoad.com has put together an excellent video depicting the install of a basic above coil spacer /  rear block Tacoma lift kit that is really nicely done. They […]

by December 30, 2010 2 comments Accessories & Gear, Lift Kits
NEW From ReadyLift – 2.25″ T6 Billet Tacoma Leveling Kit

NEW From ReadyLift – 2.25″ T6 Billet Tacoma Leveling Kit

ReadyLift shot us a press release last week announcing their new T6 Billet 2.25″ leveling kit for the 2005-2010 6-lug Tacoma – here are the highlights:

by November 22, 2010 0 comments Accessories & Gear, Lift Kits
10 Truck Gifts For About $50

10 Truck Gifts For About $50

Looking for a gift to give your favorite truck owner that won’t break the bank? Here are 10 gifts that cost $50…or less. Thinking about spending more than $50? Check out the 2010 Truck Owner Gift Guide. 1. Fanmats Carpeted NFL Floor Mats. What football fan wouldn’t love a set […]

by November 19, 2010 1 comment Accessories & Gear
TRD Parts and Accessories For The Toyota Tacoma

TRD Parts and Accessories For The Toyota Tacoma

What follows is meant to be a comprehensive list of TRD performance parts and accessories available for 2005 and newer Toyota Tacomas. We haven’t listed off any of the dress-up parts like oil filler caps, radiator caps, etc…that stuff is cool, but it doesn’t feed the machine, so we don’t […]

by November 1, 2010 46 comments Accessories & Gear