Cooper STT PRO 295/65R20 low psi flexing

Recent photoshoot (June 2020) with Cooper Discoverer STT PRO, 35.4″-tall, 295/65R20 tires. My 2014 Ram crew cab with Cummins Diesel and stock-height suspension was the model. Pressures were 27 in front, 17 in the rear. Disclaimer: As with all things, proceed at your own risk, only you can decide what is appropriate given your training, experience, knowledge, the conditions, etc. … Read More

Cooper Discoverer STT PRO 295/65R20 first look

Mount and balance, and first look at the 35.4-inch tall, LT295/65R20 Cooper Discoverer STT PRO tires I’m running on my diesel truck(s). There will be more in the weeks and months ahead, here, and also @RoadTraveler on Instagram (typically extra content in Instagram stories). Tell ’em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net Become a RoadTraveler patron. Thanks! James Langan Copyright James … Read More

iOnBoost V10 Torque lithium jump starter

  Tell ’em you saw it on RoadTraveler.net Become a RoadTraveler patron. Thanks! James Langan Copyright James Langan/RoadTraveler. All Rights Reserved Resource: WAGAN.com, 800-231-5806    

Centramatic Big Wheel And Tire Balancers

This video introduces using Centramatic 400-409 balancers designed for DRW trucks with 16-inch wheels, on SRW pickups with 20-inch wheels. These balancers have 16-ounces of balancing media! Article about the possible performance advantages of 20-inch wheels over 18- or 17-inch wheels on heavy outfits: 20-inch vs. 18-inch Wheels and Tires Prior video regarding the basic design and function of Centramatic wheel … Read More

Banks Differential Cover

Banks Ram-Air Differential Cover Backgrounder: I have installed, used, and liked Banks Power products in the past, and I respect the engineering that goes into everything they do. However, I watched Banks’ YouTube videos regarding the purported inferiority of flat-back, high-capacity, aluminum replacement differential covers while they developed their own aftermarket differential cover. Their target was obviously the original, and … Read More

20-Inch vs 18-Inch Wheels and Tires

Tires As Suspension In the high-performance car (and even sport-truck) world it’s obvious that tires are a critical part of the suspension setup and the overall dynamics and handling of a vehicle. In the heavy-duty pickup world tires should be regarded with similar importance regarding how they handle loads, although it seems this is frequently ignored or overlooked until a … Read More

TufTruck TTC-1225 Ram rear coils installed

At the SEMA Show a few years ago TUFTRUCK introduced heavy-duty rear springs for the 2014 and newer Ram 2500 trucks. They had already been making replacement coils for the front axles of Ram trucks and other brands for several years. TUFTRUCK is a brand of McAllister Industries out of British Columbia, Canada. This company has over 100 years of … Read More