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View Poll Results: Which Set of Tires To add to my 3" Lift??
Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 265/70/17 40 42.11%
BF Goodrich All-Terrain T/A KO 275/70/17 30 31.58%
BF GoodRich Mud-Terrain T/A KO 255/80/17 19 20.00%
Hankook Dynapro ATM 255/75/17 6 6.32%
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:23 PM   #41
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Good posts guys, I think I would rather have function over aesthetics (for my everyday needs). I may just meet in the middle and do the 275/70's; why not stand on both sides of the fence? Besides oddball sizing, heavier, and limited tire selection, I had 3 pairs of the BFG's on my silverado and got 50,000+ everytime. I can't find another con to that size, just need to make sure and grab an extra.
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If youre still thinking about the trail teams, I have them with 285/75/16 and all that it rubbed was the little flap in front of the wheel. It rubs no where else for else, maybe it was because I got enough caster so it wouldnt rub the the back?
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If youre still thinking about the trail teams, I have them with 285/75/16 and all that it rubbed was the little flap in front of the wheel. It rubs no where else for else, maybe it was because I got enough caster so it wouldnt rub the the back?
Yea everyone is different with the trimming and rubbing, and I don't mind trimming at all, don't know why I'm so indecisive, I guess I've never went beyond a +1 sized tire from stock and just don't want to affect my everyday ride much.
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I vasilated for months on what to get and doing it right. Loving my Toytec ULK and the ride. Still getting damn near 20 MPG overall too which is a nice factor as well.
No rubs, good ride and off road capable when called upon. What's not to like
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I'm keeping my 265/70/17s. As long as you have decent off road tires I think they look good in that size and you won't have to cut up your new truck.
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Thanks for the posts everyone, think I've made up my mind, TW saves my head from hurting.
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Thanks for the posts everyone, think I've made up my mind, TW saves my head from hurting.
Ganna go with 275s?
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So the question is 285/70/17 with spacers, or 265/70/17 without, hmmm, thought I had my mind made up but the 285's just look so damn good.
275/70/17
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Ganna go with 275s?
Yep, I don't mind the heavier tire and I've had good experiences with the BFG's, functional and aesthetic.
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Old 07-09-2013, 08:42 PM   #50
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Yep, I don't mind the heavier tire and I've had good experiences with the BFG's, functional and aesthetic.
I run Hankook Dynapro ATm's in 275/70/17 and I think TW member Teamfast runs the BFG in 275/70/17
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Because I thought I made my mind up, but keep on reading through TW, I decided to add a poll to this thread to aid, and ulitmately decide which tires I will be adding to my newly ordered 3" lift (with UCA's). I decided to run stock sport 17" wheels and I do not want spacers. A little trimming is ok, and please, don't recommend 285s, not interested, hopefully this will help some other people. Here are the links to each specific tire in order from poll:
1st:
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....TOWL&tab=Sizes
2nd:
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....m=77R7ATAKORWL
3rd:
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....2RWL&tab=Sizes
4th:
http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...il.do?pc=10809
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I would go with the third choice. You are running a 33" tire but it won't be so wide that it will require extreme amounts of trimming and will probably give you decent gas mileage compared to a wide tire.
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255/80/17 km2 or 275/70/17 Hankook ATm
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255 km2s, duratracs would be my second choice, and probably a more practical choice for on road driving.
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Well 75% is on road driving, but the KM2's wouldn't be too bad on road, from the reading, looking like at most a .5 mpg drop with that size, the only question is endurance...
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need at least 7 more votes to pull the trigger on whatever comes out ahead! I'm liking the results so far!
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My T4R on 255/85/16. I used a 1.25 wheel spacer to push the wheel out of the wheel well more. It looked like the tires were tucked WAY inside the fender without the spacer.
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It looked like the tires were tucked WAY inside the fender without the spacer.
Isn't that kinda the point of running a 255 ?
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Isn't that kinda the point of running a 255 ?
Even with the spacer the tires tuck into the fender. But without the spacers the truck looked...kinda top heavy. Like a giant with really small feet.
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Even with the spacer the tires tuck into the fender. But without the spacers the truck looked...kinda top heavy. Like a giant with really small feet.
Interesting , looks like the tires are well outside the fenders in your pics

I wonder if they would tuck as well with spacers on a Tacoma
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