otire safety
cactus and sharp sticks

Jeep 101

Answers to your most often
asked 4WD questions

#2 tire damage in any desert environment is sidewall punctures from cactus and sticks.

In the picture above you'll see both tire threads at once - exposed rocks and nasty cactus.

To be on the safe side you will want to carry a puncture kit and a pump. Upright bicycle pumps are cheaper and are more reliable than cigarette lighter plug in pumps.

Here is more about the puncture kit.

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