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Old 10-30-2012, 07:07 AM   #1
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Tire size on a 08 taco 3" lift

What's the biggest tire I can fit on a 08 taco with a 3" lift. I also have a arb front bumper. I was thinking about getting 285/75/r16's.
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:06 AM   #2
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Those will fit with trimming.
255/85/16s will fit without trimming.
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What will I have to trim?
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Old 10-30-2012, 12:43 PM   #5
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Depends how you drive and changes some truck to truck. maybe just some plastic and pinch weld, maybe chop the cab mount . . .
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:43 PM   #6
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And also if you change the wheels (back spacing) or stay stock.
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Those will fit with trimming.
255/85/16s will fit without trimming.
I haven't been able to find too many tires in 255/85/16, what tires would you recommend in that size?
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:36 AM   #8
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I haven't been able to find too many tires in 255/85/16, what tires would you recommend in that size?
Selections are few. I'm running BFG KM2s & like them.
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Old 11-19-2012, 03:40 PM   #9
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Selections are few. I'm running BFG KM2s & like them.
For wheeling? How about winter conditions?
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:05 AM   #10
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For wheeling? How about winter conditions?
I did this in the morning.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iyxff...feature=colike

And this in the afternoon.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PPL4...feature=colike
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:20 AM   #11
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Great vids! Those trails look awesome! I just wonder how the tires would stand up to rocks. All the trails around my place here in CO are super rocky and I am looking for a tire that would stand up to possible punctures. I will do some more research on the km2 because I like the idea of a narrow, tall tire.
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:26 PM   #12
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I don't do "rock crawling" but most of our trails have rocks and or lava rocks.
I haven't had any punctures or lug chunking with them.
I have lost some lug chunks off the Dungflops before I got the KM2s.
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