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Old 06-02-2010, 09:47 PM   #1
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hey tacoheads..I have 285/70/17 on 17x9 wheels on my 2006 tacoma. I am looking at possibly getting 265/70/17 tires. but I dont know if the look will change in width. does anyone know what changes look wise will I have if I switch tires?
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I would keep the 285s they look better in my honest opinion
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Old 06-03-2010, 01:50 AM   #4
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Thanks for the input. i goofed. I currently have 33/12.5/17. with 3' lift. Im not sure if that equals a 285 or higher, 12.5 equals what?. I dont want to lose width nor height so yes I agree stay away from the 265. the search continues.
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12.5=315. i'm running that width in a 35". a 285 is one inch narrower than what you are currently running. 285/70/17s are made by a lot of different manufacturers and the most common size for taco's w/ a 3" lift (in 17")
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can you break it down 4 me?..Math not my best. what does 33/12.5/70 equal in mm?.
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1 inch = 25.4 mm


from the online tire size calculator
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I wouldn't put the 265/70/17's on a 17x9" wheel. It'll look stretched. They can look good though on a wheel with 4.5" bs.
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can you break it down 4 me?..Math not my best. what does 33/12.5/70 equal in mm?.
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pretty equal to a 33x12.50x17 is a 305/65/17.
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