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Will Wheel Balancers Really Balance My Tires?

When a wheel is out of balance, at high speed it will oscillate on the axle. Unbalanced tires can make for a lot of vibration and even a dangerous ride. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools out there for getting your tires in check, including wheel balancers. Let’s take a look at how wheel balancers …

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Chip Shortage Silver Lining: Your Used Vehicle Is Worth More

When you think of car parts, your mind may go first to pistons, spark plugs, or various hoses or belts. But in a modern vehicle, computer chips may be the most crucial part. And unfortunately, we’ve been dealing with a major global chip shortage in the past year or so. So let’s take a closer …

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Avoid These 9 Major Failure Points of Off-Road Builds

If you’re into off-roading, building your own off-road vehicle is one of the best bangs for your buck. However, you can waste money and put yourself in danger if you make a few common mistakes with your off-road build. We want you to be safe while adventuring and get the most out of it. Today, …

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What Are Off-Road Rock Sliders?

No matter how careful you are while off-roading, accidents can happen. Rock sliders can help minimize damages to your vehicle when those accidents occur. If you’re planning to do any serious off-roading, you’ll want a quality set of these sliders. Luckily, there are plenty of options to consider and most people can install them independently. …

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If You’re a Diesel RV Driver, You Need This Membership to Save Big on Fuel

With rising fuel prices, RVers everywhere feel the hit to their wallet after every visit to the pump. Triple-digit fill-ups have become the norm for many RVers. And those with the largest tanks are flirting with $1,000 per fill-up. You need to use the TSD Open Roads membership if you’re a diesel RV driver. It’ll …

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Do Bigger Tires Affect Your Truck’s Transmission?

Adding bigger tires to your truck may make it look a lot cooler. However, there’s more to adding bigger tires than simply upgrading your aesthetic. Big tires and lifted trucks have quickly become a part of American culture. And having the biggest, baddest truck on the road is the goal for many drivers.  Unfortunately, there’s …

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How to Choose the Best Shocks for Your Truck or SUV

How your truck or SUV feels while you’re riding down the road makes a huge difference in your comfort. How your truck rides can also make a huge impact on the mechanical wellness of your vehicle. Shocks for trucks allow the springs to move while still controlling the ride. Without them, you can mess up …

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What Mods Should I Do to My Truck First?

Buying a truck isn’t a cheap decision, nor is adding mods. But owning a truck is necessary for outdoor enthusiasts who love to venture off-road or for construction managers who haul heavy loads. When you make that kind of purchase, you also want to consider other accessories and upgrades to protect your investment. We’ll share …

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What Happens When Your Truck or RV Engine Overheats?

Whether you’re on an exciting adventure or on your way to work, seeing the dashboard temperature needle climb can create a sinking feeling in your stomach. There are many reasons why this might occur, but you must get to the bottom of the issue no matter why it’s happening. Failing to do so can cause …

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Do You Really Need All-Terrain Tires? Pros, Cons, and What They’re Actually Good For

Own a SUV, truck, or an all-wheel-drive vehicle and trying to decide if all-terrain tires are a necessary addition to your equipment? We want to help you make the right decision, so we’ve answered some common questions regarding the good, the bad, and the unexpected of all-terrain tires. What Are All-Terrain Tires? All-terrain tires are …

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How to Remove Rust From Your Truck or RV Undercarriage

Is your older RV or truck getting rusty underneath? If you are not sure, it’s a good idea to take a look because excessive rust can destroy your vehicle. If you haven’t faced this problem before, don’t respond too quickly. There are several ways to get back on the road. But they all depend on …

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EV Startup Insanity: Will the Canoo EV Truck Make It?

Electric vehicles are getting renewed attention these days, and for good reason. It’s not just environmental benefits but they can outperform most internal combustion technology in every way. And many outdoor enthusiasts are watching closely for all-electric truck models trickling into the market. One such company has been hinting at a distinctive pickup design capturing …

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When, Where, and How to Air Down Your Tires

The air pressure used in tires has a dramatic impact on their performance. For most high-speed street applications high pressure is required. However, slow off-road use can greatly benefit from lower pressure. We air down tires a lot so in this article, we focus on when and why you might want to air down your …

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What Is a Super Single Dually? Pros and Cons of Super Single Tires

Often you’ll see dually trucks driving down the road towing large fifth-wheel campers or towing a flatbed with heavy equipment. It has long been known that dual rear wheels provide better stability and weight capacity than single rear wheels. But with dual rear wheels, there are also some disadvantages. Enter one solution: super single dually …

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What Is a Death Wobble and How to Get Out of It

If you’ve never experienced a death wobble while driving, consider yourself lucky. It can present itself when you least expect it and be extremely stressful. If you do experience death wobble, you’ll know right away—you can’t miss it! So what is a death wobble, and how do you get out of it? Let’s take a …

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