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WHAT ARE OFF-ROAD TIRES?

Off-Road tires are exactly as the words say… they are tires that are designed to perform off the normal paved roads. These are the types of tires that one needs to have if they live out in the country where dirt roads are common or if one enjoys going off the beaten path into the country. Other reasons to have Off-Road tires for your vehicle are if you work in certain jobs that require driving a vehicle out onto construction sites or into the woods. Off-Road tires are not quiet and smooth riding. The main purpose behind these tires is performance. The type of performance one needs from superb traction and handling from rough and sometimes hazardous roads.




FEATURES OF OFF-ROAD TIRES

These tires are built for extreme durability and handling in very rough, possibly hazardous conditions. They are built with widely spaced tread grooves and patterns that are designed to be able to spit out the mud, gravel or other debris that one would likely encounter by driving off the paved roads. The aggressive tread pattern is provided to increases traction through mud and water. The Off-Road tires are also specifically built with thick sidewalls to protect it from being punctured by any sharp objects. They're also taller than your regular Light truck tires to provide better drivability through underbrush.

enerally it's a good idea for someone looking for Off-Road tires to find someone who can assist in getting the right fit for the type of vehicle you have. Not all types will fit. One needs to understand the body measurements of their vehicle, their wheels and sizes. This is not a situation where you just simply make a decision to buy Off-Road tires and walk into the store and purchase them. You most likely need to consult with an off-road tire professional and find what a proper fit would be for your particular type of vehicle. Sometimes it's necessary to install a different suspension package to provide more room and clearance for the bigger Off-Road tires. It may seem like a lot of trouble and effort to go to just for Off-Road tires but if you spend a lot of time driving around in rough, hazardous conditions, it'll be well worth the investment. One just needs to do their research and consult with the proper professionals to find out exactly what they should or should not do in order to get the best possible match to their vehicle and driving methods.




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