Off road basics to deflating your tires- ready to hit the trails

Ok exciting, you are gearing up for the weekend to take your rig off the beaten path, let’s dive into off road basics to deflating your tires.  Deflating your tires is probably the most important thing that you will need to do, and the reason behind it has everything to do with traction.  A simple drop in air pressure will make a big difference when you are hitting obstacles out on the trail.  The fundamentals of airing down has everything to do with boosting traction when you are in sand, snow, dirt, mud, or rocks.  There are a few opinions as to what is the best psi rating when you are deflating; some people will say 20-25 psi, others will say air down to 15 psi for wheels without bead lock so make sure you keep a close eye on your tires. In the end, do your own research based on the type of offloading you will be doing.  We always feel the need to have an accurate reading when we are airing down so we love the Mk4 digital or the Acura 1 digital tire inflator/deflator and pressure gauge (Accuracy is 0.1 and 0.2 respectively). Stay safe out in the trails, you can always hit us up at

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