WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF AN OFF-ROADING TRUCK OR JEEP LIFT KIT?
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If you’ve seen commercials with heavy-duty trucks and 4x4s rumbling down rough mountain roads or splashing through muddy creeks with ease, you might assume those particular models come off-road ready straight from the factory. But while many new trucks are tough and capable in moderate offroad scenarios, most will need extra modifications to conquer serious backcountry trails.
Fortunately, offroading truck and Jeep lift kits are available for every make and model, and professional installation is quick and affordable. Plus, lift kits offer several benefits to your overall driving experience, from superior off-road performance toe enhanced safety:
Improve your view while driving
Haul heavier loads without bottoming out
Increase capabilities for offroading
Drive safely on poorly maintained roadways
Pick up a new hobby and make new friends
Let’s explore the advantages of installing a lift kit on your pick-up truck.
GET A VIEW FROM THE TOP WITH A TRUCK OR JEEP LIFT KIT
When you’re in the driver’s seat, perspective is everything. You can only react to what you see through your windshield and mirrors, and in a regular truck, that amounts to the cars directly in front of and behind you. The view isn’t great!
A truck on a lift kit, though, affords a panoramic view of your environment. Instead of looking at someone else’s rear windshield, you see the road far ahead, giving you an advantage over other motorists. With this birds’ eye view, you can identify traffic snarls and road safety hazards from a distance and make informed driving decisions based on what you see.
And for what it’s worth, a lifted truck or Jeep is more visible than a standard one, so you’re more likely to be seen, even during dust storms and other times of lowered visibility.
HEAVY HAULING WITH YOUR LIFTED TRUCK OR LIFTED JEEP IN SAN DIEGO
Did you know that trucks on a moderate lift have a leg-up when it comes to lugging hefty loads? A huge trailer or boat on a gooseneck or bumper-hitch trailer can weigh down a standard truck, even causing it to bottom out on uneven surfaces. Damage sustained from bottoming-out can be minor or very serious, depending on what part of your vehicle’s undercarriage sustains the worst of the impact and scraping. You can damage your vehicle’s frame, destroy suspension components, smash your oil pan, or rip out your exhaust system, depending on your vehicle and how severe you bottom out. That’s a pricey mechanic bill you don’t ever want to pay.
A truck or Jeep lift kit offers better clearance, and, ultimately, more driver control - which equals a safer ride. When your truck is lifted, there’s less of a chance for it to bottom out due to the weight of a trailer or the load on it. (For higher lifts, this may not always be the case. If you have questions about towing with a lift kit, speak to an expert at San Diego Car Stereo.)
OFF-ROAD PERFORMANCE WITH A LIFT KIT
If you’re serious about backcountry driving, a lift kit is an absolute necessity. Conquering steep hills, rough terrain, and sharp angles are just not possible without the added height that a lift kit affords you.
The extra clearance between the undercarriage and the road allows you to navigate even the toughest territory without damaging the bottom of your truck. Not only that, but being higher off the ground allows you to install bigger, badder tires - giving you better traction in the dirt, rocks, and mud.
With a lifted truck, there’s almost no terrain you can’t dominate!
EVERYDAY PROTECTION WITH DESERT DRIVING
You don’t have to go off-roading to experience the benefits of a lift kit. Your truck suffers from wear and tear just from daily driving. Even though we don’t have much experience with bad weather here in San Diego, our roads and highways still have their fair share of potholes and cracks. Plus, our topography is naturally uneven, thanks to our many mountains, hills, and canyons. Basic driving on marked streets and roadways puts your standard truck at risk for damage, especially if you hit a pothole that really jolts you around.
Driving these streets in an ordinary truck can prematurely wear out the shocks and struts, not to mention put your tires at risk of a bent rim or even popping! Installing a lift kit in San Diego can help protect your truck from the damage of everyday usage by toughening up the chassis and tires.
PICK UP A NEW HOBBY - AND FRIENDS - WITH A LIFT KIT ON YOUR TRUCK OR JEEP
When you add a lift kit to your standard pick-up truck, you enable yourself to pick up a new hobby: off-roading or backcountry driving. Once you have your truck outfitted and ready to go, off-roading can be quite an inexpensive pastime! You don’t necessarily have to pay additional fees to hit the trails, and you can spend whole days just driving around the San Diego and southern California areas looking for your next adventure.
Off-roading hobbyists in the San Diego area tend to flock together, which means when you take up off-roading as a hobby, you’re likely to make new friends who share similar interests as you.
GET A LIFT KIT AT STEREO DEPOT IN SAN DIEGO
If you’re raring to trick out your truck, you’ll need to consult an expert - someone who knows how to modify your truck to best fit your needs.
San Diego Car Stereo is so much more than a car audio store, and we can help you meet your truck goals! At San Diego Car Stereo, we offer high-quality lift kits, outstanding workmanship, and affordable prices. We can also add a custom stereo system, window tinting, and heavy-duty LED light bars, to personalize your truck.
Call us at 858-434-5751, or stop by and see us at 4220 Convoy Street in San Diego. Our experts will share with you how we can lift your truck, customize your ride, and turn you loose into the San Diego off-roading community in no time.