Lift Kit Do’s and Don’ts

March 27th, 2014
Lift Kits in Humble, TXLet’s face it, there’s something about the look of a truck or SUV with a lift kit that’s just awesome. Rugged and tough-looking. Before you start on any big ground clearance modifications on your truck, though, there are some things you really need to consider. 
  • What are your intentions for your truck? This is the question you need to ask yourself before going any further. If you are just going to use the truck for an occasional off-road foray, but most of the time it’s going to be on the pavement, you do not need a 4” lift kit and oversized tires. The taller the lift kit, the more complicated and expensive things are going to become (we’ll get into that in a second). 
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Truck Accessories for Show and Go

March 7th, 2014
Truck Accessories Humble, TXThere are the grocery-getter trucks that haul kids to soccer practice and hardly ever go anywhere that isn’t paved. They’re comfortable and clean, with no mud, no scratches and a life that’s about as rigorous as that of a Lincoln Town Car.
 
Then there’s the trucks that earn their keep. They’re tools for ranchers and farmers, they get used for hunting and camping, or they haul things to and from the jobsite. You can find silly truck accessories like Yosemite Sam mud flaps or chrome trim parts, but at BIGTEX Tires & Offroad, we’ve got what you need to set the bar higher for your truck (and look great in the process). 
 
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How to Choose the Right Lift Kit for Your Vehicle

March 7th, 2014

by: Cody Wallis

If you own a truck, SUV, or Jeep, you may have looked in to installing a lift kit on your vehicle. Lift kits will lift the body or wheels of a vehicle further off the ground, resulting in more clearance or more maneuverability around obstacles. There are several reasons why people might customize their vehicles with suspension lift kits, as well as quite a bit to know before you get started.

The first thing you need to determine when considering suspension lift kits is what you want to do with it. There are essentially two main purposes for installing vehicle lift kits: style or function. Although the two are somewhat interrelated, it's still important to consider which purpose you most wish to pursue, as it will assist you in making the correct modifications to your vehicle.

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