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Old 04-26-2009, 06:55 PM   #1
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Question what should i do????

ok heres my problem. i have the suspension done, its 5100s set a 2.5 and a toytec AAL.....i just bought yokohama geos about 6 months ago and they still have ALOT of tread left on them, they are 265/70/16.......i want to go with a 265/75s but i have a problem with dropping 900 bucks on something i really dont need right now. i dont think the truck looks terrible with the tires but it dosnt at all look great. any suggestions on to keep the ones thats on it for a couple more months or go ahead and spend the money???
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Old 04-26-2009, 06:58 PM   #3
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This is a super personal choice dood- You are the only one who can decide if dropping the coin on new rubber is worth it for you.

Will it look more aggressive...Yeah...but is it worth it to swap out is for you and you alone bro.

(I'd stick with what I have tho...Good tread, and decent look-means 900 bones to spend on something else)
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yea i kno its kinda a personal deal but just seeing what yall would do. it rele dosnt look that bad IMO, but i been saving up for tires for a while and i have the money its just i have a problem with throwin away 900 for something i dont need like i said before but if its gonna make a HUGE diff. then ill go ahead a do it
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Old 04-26-2009, 07:04 PM   #7
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Its gonna look almost identical from 70-75, i would go with some 285's for a wider stance if your gonna drop money on tires
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Its gonna look almost identical from 70-75, i would go with some 285's for a wider stance if your gonna drop money on tires
yea i wanna do 285s but everybodys tellin me they'll rubb???
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whats the Backspacing on your wheels?
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4??? i looked on the website to try to find it but they are different
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Old 04-26-2009, 11:01 PM   #11
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4" BS with a 285/70 might be a good way to go. You will rub a little bit, but not bad. Just a little trimming. The 285/75's will rub quite a bit.
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Old 04-26-2009, 11:08 PM   #12
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4" BS with a 285/70 might be a good way to go. You will rub a little bit, but not bad. Just a little trimming. The 285/75's will rub quite a bit.
i just got nitto terra grapplers 285/75/16 and they rub a bit but not all the time. where exactly do i trim? if you can show me a pic and o i can do it myself that would be cool :]
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dont think I have a pic. But its the front bumper where the plastic curves in toward the tire, and also behind the tire where the pinch weld ends. If your rubbing you might be able to see markings of where it rubs. And you can use a razor knife/box cutter. Really easy!
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I know what you mean! first time I heard it rub it scared the crap out of me.. I had to trim it right away.
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Old 04-26-2009, 11:46 PM   #16
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Keep the tires till you need new ones.
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Im running 285/75's on mine with 4"BS and i rubbed a little on the pinch weld plastic, you cut a little and problem solved, looks great!
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yea i dont go wheeling at all, maybe take it down a hunting trail once in a blue moon but thats it. so im not real worried about clearance and whatnot i just want it to look good. thanks for all the input guys
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