Different Sizes Within a Size?

Did you know that some tires can vary in dimensions slightly, even if they have the same nominal size? 99.9% of the time, the differences won't cause any problems (assuming you're buying a set of four tires), but it is good to know that these differences exist in some rare situations. Take, for example, the following three tires in the size 285/75R16: Dick...  Read More

Wheels and Tires Made in the USA!

When choosing the right tire or wheel, a very important part of the selection process for some consumers is finding out where the product is made. The following products are a few of our most popular that are exclusively made in the United States. When looking for tires for your truck, take a look at the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac or Dick Cepek Fun Country....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Winterforce

I had a set of the previous Firestone Winterfire tires on the car for 7 winters before one developed a bubble. Tread still had 50% depth. They were a non-directional block style tread. Noise was moderate, dry handling was like dancing with a drunk fat chick, but the snow traction was outstanding.The current Winterforce tires I installed to replace them...  Read More

Give Your Truck Some Attitude with WORX Wheels

Havoc. Tyrant. Beast. The names evoke boldness and aggression. New to our lineup for the first quarter of 2013, WORX wheels back up their attention-grabbing names with extroverted styling.  Headquartered in Fullerton, California, WORX takes pride in its workmanship and offers unique styling with a healthy dose of attitude and attention to detail. Available to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dick Cepek Radial F-C II

Second set....will never ever ever ever buy a different tire. Got almost 90k out of my first set. Exceptional traction in the snow.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dick Cepek Radial F-C II

Just put this tires on my Jeep 4 weeks ago. I have to say I love them. I run 80 miles a day for work on this and they do great on the highway. Went up north last weekend and did some off roading. With them being new took some time to get them broke in with them air down to 8psi. Once they did, they crawed over rocks with out any troubles. The did very good...  Read More

Tire Spotlight: Mud Tires

The following are three of the top choices in the Off-Road Maximum Traction performance category, often known informally as mud tires.BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 Firestone Destination M/T Dick Cepek Crusher Currently rated at the top of our survey results is the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2. BFGoodrich is one of the biggest names in off-road traction and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dick Cepek Radial F-C II

I drive a 2002 Silverado with a Duramax Diesel that is pushing 500 rwhp. My truck is heavy, weighing about 9000 lbs empty and I tow heavy quite often. I purchased these tires after reading about others who got very good tread wear. I have run BFG A/T's on this truck and only got 22k, Mickey Thompson MTZ which went about 25k on first set, second set of MTZ's...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dick Cepek Crusher

I live in south Georgia gumbo capital of the world, and never write reviews on products I've bought in the past (this is the first). This is the greatesr tire I've ever owned and will be buying another set. The traction in mud is great and everyone loves the design. The only complaint I have is now I spend more time pulling people out than hunting.   Read More

Off-Road Maximum Traction vs. On-/Off-Road All-Terrain Tires

When searching for an aggressive looking tire for their truck, Jeep or SUV, many customers also want good ride quality and low noise from their set. Off-Road Maximum Traction tires, which are often referred to as "mud-terrain" or "mudders", have very aggressive tread designs and look great on vehicles with an aftermarket lifted suspension. However, tires in...  Read More

Looking for an excellent Off-Road Maximum Traction tire?

Dick Cepek's Mud Country is an Off-Road Maximum Traction light truck tire designed for enthusiastic pickup truck and sport utility vehicle drivers looking for tough radials in large sizes.The tire is developed to combine on-road handling with off-road traction. Stepped tread blocks increase self-cleaning for improved mud traction, while the siped tread lugs...  Read More

Crushing the Competition

If I had a truck, I would put the Dick Cepek Crusher on it. These are about the meanest looking off-road tires that Tire Rack carries. They have an aggressive tread pattern with large lugs shaped like bones. Continuing the bone motif, the Crusher has skull and bones logos on the side-biters. True to its aggressive image, the tire is available only in large...  Read More

"Crush" the competition with Dick Cepek tires.

Looking to stand out when you trick out your truck? Looking for something mean and aggressive in a Max Traction/Mud tire? Don't look any further than the Dick Cepek Crusher.This tire features an extremely aggressive tread design that resembles crushed bones. The sidewall makes a statement with a functional skull-and-crossbones biter. It also features...  Read More

"It's a Jeep Thing" Brake Time

As with any modification, there are always going to be changes in the performance of the vehicle. While the Dick Cepek wheels and BFGoodrich tires look and perform great, the braking system on the Jeep is now a little slow to stop the extra rotating mass. A simple upgrade on the front brake pads should be enough to bring it back to the stock or better ...  Read More

"It's a Jeep Thing" Part 3

Wow, what a difference! With the tire and wheels installed on the Jeep you can see that the change in appearance was immediate and effective, the Dick Cepek wheels and the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO tires take the Wrangler X commuter Jeep from average to custom for about a thousand dollars.The effect on the drive ability was very minimal and frankly...  Read More

Made in the USA!

In recent days, we honored those who have fought for our freedom. I also feel that we need to acknowledge American workers that are producing tires here in the USA.   Here is a listing of a few of the popular tire choices exclusively bred from the American worker:  BF Goodrich Super Sport A/S Dick Cepek Radial FC II Dunlop Radial Mud Rover Firestone Precision...  Read More

"It's a Jeep Thing" Part 2

After fitting up the new tires and wheels I think the BFGoodrich tires look perfect on the Dick Cepek wheels! Checking for clearance we are left with over an inch and a half all the way around at full lock to lock with stock ride height.  The only real concern is that the tire sticks out from the fender by about 2 inches due to the -12 wheel offset and ...  Read More

"It's a Jeep thing"

Project Jeep BeforeAfter a couple years of driving the 05 Jeep Wrangler, my wife has decided it is time to upgrade the wheels and tires on it to personalize her ride. She has decided to allow me to pick out the tires and wheels, so how wide and how tall do we go with it and what kind of tires will she actually be happy with in the long run? Here are some key...  Read More

Buying Tires, Selection, Service, Price and the Experts

Why buy tires at Tire Rack? Tire Rack started in 1979 and has continued to grow. Many customers look to Tire Rack to get the knowledge to make an informed decision on their purchase. We also stock many of the leading brands like BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Dick Cepek, Dunlop, Firestone, Fuzion, General, Goodyear, Hankook, Hoosier Kumho, Michelin,...  Read More

Dick Cepek Tires and Wheels

Did you know that Dick Cepek creates both tires and wheels? Tough wheel designs and rugged tire treads blend for great off-road tire and wheel packages. The Jeep tires and wheels below are excellent examples. The Mud Country Off-Road Maximum Traction Cepek tires feature some pretty serious tread for rocky, bumpy, sandy, muddy (in other words, less than...  Read More