You’ve lifted your truck, installed a big set of wheels, and wrapped them up in a set of 35-inch M/T tires. You’re the man. You’re the king of all you survey. You’re...not stopping when you hit the brakes. You’re running into the guy in front of you in traffic. Your insurance rates are now higher than your beloved, lifted ride.
Any time you add weight to your vehicle, your brakes have to work a little bit harder. In this article, we explain why larger wheels and tires are especially taxing on a stock brake system and what upgrades you can make to restore or even improve your truck’s braking performance.