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Putting larger mud-terrain or all-terrain tires on an off-road vehicle often means you have to 'lift' it to accommodate the larger size. Laws controlling lifts vary from state to state-know the rules beforehand and avoid tickets!
When a truck is lifted to accommodate the larger size all-terrain tires, the center of gravity is affected. It is important to get the hang of your vehicle's new handling limitations after the lift is finished.
In spite of the warnings, many off roaders drop the pressure in their mud-terrain tires. When you lower the pressure, you also reduce your speed performance. Proper inflation lets you drive faster off road!