Monster Truck Tires

Monster trucks, an amplified type of jacked up trucks, do everything big. Monster truck tires are part of this. Monster trucks are made to conquer big obstacles and unthinkable terrain so the specialized suspension and tires are a necessity for this style of oversized beast of a truck.

Monster truck tires can handle the biggest challenges put in front of them from mudding, tractor pulling, and car eating with no problem. These capable tires can handle practically anything put in front of them. But with these tires you’ll need a specialized suspension. Your basic truck lift kits may not be equipped to handle these monster tires unless you use a kit that will modify your suspension enough. You may need to make other modifications as well, depending on the type of kit and the size of the tires.
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Jacked Up Truck Tires and Your Transmission

If you’re thinking about putting some nice big tires on your jacked up truck, keep in mind that you need to make serious changes to your transmission. Strangely, most people I’ve known who have installed monster truck tires on their lifted truck don’t make these changes. The result? They keep killing their transmissions and spending a fortune in repairs.

This is also something you should keep in mind when you evaluate used jacked up trucks or any other trucks for sale that you find on the market. If they have larger tires than the manufacturer recommends or than what comes with the original vehicle, you need to find out if they’ve made the appropriate transmission torque ratio adjustments. If not, you’ll just be buying a truck with a dying transmission and even the most premium truck lift kits can’t save it. Continue reading