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18 inch wheels?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RickW, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Mar 25, 2012 at 9:55 AM
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    RickW

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    Forum: My 07 Taco Pre-runner's stock 245/75/16 are in need of replacement. Since all my driving is on the street I wanted to go to a wider and lower profile tire. I see a 265/65/18 is supposed to fit. Then I see how the 2012 Taco has those wheels and tires.

    My question is: Are the 2012 wheels a direct bolt on and would something else be better?

    Down the road a a moderate lowering is being considered for better handling and better aeros.

    Has suggestions from anyone who has been down this road?

    TIA

    Rick
     
  2. Mar 25, 2012 at 12:15 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The 2012s have 265/60/18s not 265/65s. And yes they are direct bolt on.
     
  3. Mar 25, 2012 at 5:58 PM
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    [​IMG] im running a 285/60/18
     
  4. Mar 25, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Well....To be more accurate....they "Nut" on......
     
  5. Mar 25, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    Good one Chris:D
     
  6. Mar 25, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  7. Mar 25, 2012 at 6:11 PM
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    :rolleyes:
     
  8. Mar 25, 2012 at 6:17 PM
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  9. Mar 25, 2012 at 6:18 PM
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    :boom:
     
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