Comparing tire size to axle gear ratio and how that affects power and fuel economy. About this Engine RPM / Tire Size chart: This chart of Tire sizes and axle gear ratios provide a general idea of the relationship between the tire size and the differential gear ratio in an axle, and the effect that ratio has on fuel economy and power output. The chart is based on … [Read more...] about Differential Gear Ratio to Tire Size Guide
As long as there have been aftermarket parts for cars, the debate has gone on, whether aftermarket suspension is better than the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) suspension that the vehicle was designed and sold with. With those favoring OEM suspension, often raising the point that, the engineers of a certain vehicle, like a Toyota Tacoma for instance, that designed … [Read more...] about Is Aftermarket Suspension Better Than Original?
With the current surge in Japanese 4WDs being imported to the US market because of age and classic status, especially Toyota Land Cruisers, more and more people find themselves having to deal with 24v electrical systems in the cars. In Japan, many of the Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Patrols ran 24v electrical systems. Why? There is much speculation, with some suggesting … [Read more...] about 12v Accessories in 24v Vehicle
Death wobble, and Jeep Wrangler, are almost interchangeable words out on the trails nowadays. Given the fact that hardly anybody, that off-roads with their Jeep Wrangler JK and JKU keep it standard, it is no wonder that factory components, are often not able to keep up with the added forces caused by bigger offset wheels, bigger wheels and tires and higher suspension geometry. … [Read more...] about Jeep JK Steering Fixed
The Suspension bushes in an offroad vehicle, in the flex and ride comfort of the vehicle. They help to enhance your suspension for your needs, but many people get it wrong based on bad advice out there. The way the bushes are positioned and what they are made are of critical importance in the functionality of the suspension setup. The range of movement they allow before … [Read more...] about Rubber vs Polyurethane Bushes