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Old 10-06-2009, 10:24 PM   #1
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Unhappy 16 inch rims with a 6 inch lift kit

why cant you run 16 inch rims with a 6 inch lift kit??
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:39 PM   #3
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i heard that you cannot
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:40 PM   #4
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the amount of lift, shouldn't effect the wheels... i mean you COULD run stock 265/75/16s with the 6 inch lift.
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:42 PM   #5
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ok thanks
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:42 PM   #6
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Yea the wheel diameter should not effect the lift size.
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:52 PM   #7
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Can the pro comp 6 inch go on the 2010 taco?
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:08 PM   #9
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I think the new lift knuckles provided with the 6" lifts make it necessary to run a 17"+ wheel.
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Hmm. I'll have to look into that Eric. But I thought that you could still run the 16" wheels with the 6" Lift.
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:11 PM   #11
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I think the new lift knuckles provided with the 6" lifts make it necessary to run a 17"+ wheel.
Correct. The spindles will interfere with wheels smaller than 17"
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Thanks for the backup Chris
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my friend runs 16" rims with his 6" pro comp stage 1 lift... he runs 16x10 rock crawlers with a 4.5" bs and a 2" wheel spacer... i know it probably isnʻt really safe but he has done it...
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Old 10-06-2009, 11:45 PM   #15
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The 6" lift will require that you install your steering heim joint on top, rather than below the mounting point of the spindle.

This is why you need the additional clearance of the 17" wheels. (Also like Chris stated the spindles are designed a bit differently.)

But yes! If you choose to run spacers then you can use the 16" wheels.
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The money you spend on spacers for your 16's you might as well get some new wheels and make the truck look mean as hell.
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The money you spend on spacers for your 16's you might as well get some new wheels and make the truck look mean as hell.
16" Wheels, with 35s WOULD make your truck look mean as hell.
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Old 10-07-2009, 06:54 PM   #18
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Is that true for all 6" suspension lift kits? Or just the pro comp?
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I have 6" rough country suspension lift with 16" rims 4.5 backspace they fit without spacers. I got 33's now. Getting 35's this week
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