Guide to tyre pressures

Tyres being your only contact point between terrain and truck determines how easy or hard your off-roading will be. Playing with different tyre pressures represents the cheapest mods you can do to your truck to change the way it behaves in an environment. Simple mod tip – If stuck, reduce your tyre pressures and try again (no less than 15psi if not beadlocked). Here is a simple tyre pressure guide:   Note that reducing tyre pressure is better for the environment as well as your traction. This is because you’ll…

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Living in suspension 101 – Part 1

When it comes to suspension there is so many options available on the market its hard to know where to start. You will be struck with many options ranging from $100 to $10,000 dollar kits to suit the pavement princess right through to external reservoir kits focused for those in for extreme off road use. In this write up we will focus on how to pick the correct setup for your needs and budget and in the future follow up with some more technical in depth tech tips that we…

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Achieving the maximum potential of your diesel tuning with Trundles – Part 3

Once you have completed the required servicing and maintenance on your pride and joy its now time to get it  tuned! There is always a few points worth thinking about when taking it to the Dyno. Initially I would recommend always having the vehicle tuned on the Dyno followed by being run on the road with a wide band to ensure that the tune is accurate under all types of load. If the company you are dealing with does not use or own a Dyno I would be very cautious due to when…

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Achieving the maximum potential of your diesel tuning with Trundles – Part 2

In Part 1, we touched base on some maintenance that may be required prior to chasing more power out of your diesel! With that out of the way, I am now going to touch base on associated modifications that you may like to consider prior to getting your truck to the Dyno that may effect the tune if done at a later date. For the larger percentage of people, a piggy back ECU or remap of some kind may give more than enough grunt for the average wheeler, some people…

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