1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

2.5" lift and 285's

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by MikeyD, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. MikeyD

    MikeyD [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2009
    Member:
    #19233
    Messages:
    823
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Sayreville NJ
    Vehicle:
    2007 Toyota tacoma 4x4
    BHLM, HID kit, yellow fogs, Grill craft, Hellas behind grillcraft, LED cup holder mod, after market horn, extra reverse lights, under body glow for off roading at night, pro comp 7089's wrapped in 255/75/17 bfg mud terrains, Toytec coiovers sat at 3.25, 2" add a leaf with 5100's, Satoshi grill mod
    So i have been seeing more and more 2.5" lifts with 285 tires. I always thought you needed at least 3"s of lift to fit 33" tires. Is it because they are running 285/70's and not 285/75s? Are they doing more trimming? I have 32s right now and want to run some 285/70s eventually. Should I just get some 5100s or shed out the cash for a 3" coil over. Thanks for the help guys.
     
  2. BigBawlzTaco

    BigBawlzTaco Wanna know how I got these scars?

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2009
    Member:
    #19076
    Messages:
    1,109
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Forsyth,Georgia
    Vehicle:
    Chevy Avalanche
    Straight piped.
    I wanna know the same thing, i wanna just get the billies on all corners but then i was wondering if the 285/70's would make me trim alot. i dont wanna rub while wheeling or even flexing AND make a full turn.
     
  3. Dashe

    Dashe Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Member:
    #22905
    Messages:
    128
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    David
    Charleston
    Vehicle:
    Black Double Cab SR5 4x4
    debadged, Grillcraft grille with FJ emblem, KC SlimLite Driving Lights behind grille, Bilstein 5100's, Eibach 1.6" lift springs, add-a-leaf, Pro Comp 7089 wheels, BFGoodrich A/T 285/75/16, Dynomax Super Turbo muffler, CB with Wilson Flex antenna
    I have 285/75/16's with a 2.5" lift. With stock wheels, I have minimal frame rub. I am about to install aftermarket wheels with 4.5" backspacing on Friday, and I will need to do some trimming inside the fenders. Nothing structural though.
     
  4. CAMZTRD

    CAMZTRD Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2008
    Member:
    #7401
    Messages:
    512
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    steve
    hampton, va
    Vehicle:
    2006 DC TRD Off-Road 4x4
    billy 5100's @ 2.5 w/ 1/4 spacers, toytec aal, LR UCA's, revotec headlights,revotec taillights, lamin-x fogs, color matched grille and rear bumper, undercover, bed-extender, black nerf bars, scan gaugeII , afe drop in, 50 series flowmaster, 6000k bi-xenon hids, more to come.......
    here is a pic of 285/70/17 BFG KM2'S on the billy 2.5 lift...the key is the rim width...i have 17x8 pro-comp's.. with minimal trimming on the inner wheel wells...i didnt even have to remove my mud flaps.


    sorry for the terrible pic , its best one i have right now.

    2009-11-18_08.57.02[1].jpg
     
  5. MikeyD

    MikeyD [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2009
    Member:
    #19233
    Messages:
    823
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Sayreville NJ
    Vehicle:
    2007 Toyota tacoma 4x4
    BHLM, HID kit, yellow fogs, Grill craft, Hellas behind grillcraft, LED cup holder mod, after market horn, extra reverse lights, under body glow for off roading at night, pro comp 7089's wrapped in 255/75/17 bfg mud terrains, Toytec coiovers sat at 3.25, 2" add a leaf with 5100's, Satoshi grill mod
    Thats sick! And I have the 17x8 pro comp 7089s also. Hows the ride alot say its stiff and alot say it is not. Is it stiffer than stock?
     
  6. CAMZTRD

    CAMZTRD Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2008
    Member:
    #7401
    Messages:
    512
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    steve
    hampton, va
    Vehicle:
    2006 DC TRD Off-Road 4x4
    billy 5100's @ 2.5 w/ 1/4 spacers, toytec aal, LR UCA's, revotec headlights,revotec taillights, lamin-x fogs, color matched grille and rear bumper, undercover, bed-extender, black nerf bars, scan gaugeII , afe drop in, 50 series flowmaster, 6000k bi-xenon hids, more to come.......
    yes , its alittle stiffer than stock but to me its how the truck should have came stock, but i have no complaints at all... the ride is VERY comfortable IMO.
     
  7. AZCOMA

    AZCOMA where can't I go?

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Member:
    #26088
    Messages:
    370
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kacey
    Laveen
    Vehicle:
    05 Preunner sr5
    2.5 saw co's, n-fab bed cage rear tire mount,new head unit and 10"sub,285/75/16 nittos on M/T wheels,H.I.D.'s...The next mod is T.C. long travle kit,Deavers and glass all the way around.
    yes its a stiffer ride but u want bigger tires u will have to sacrifice. U will still have to trim your inner fenders, its not a big deal i just posted some pics of what i did to clear 285/75/16's type tire rubs in the search box.
     
  8. AZCOMA

    AZCOMA where can't I go?

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Member:
    #26088
    Messages:
    370
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kacey
    Laveen
    Vehicle:
    05 Preunner sr5
    2.5 saw co's, n-fab bed cage rear tire mount,new head unit and 10"sub,285/75/16 nittos on M/T wheels,H.I.D.'s...The next mod is T.C. long travle kit,Deavers and glass all the way around.
    i would repost but it wont let me upload my pics again, sorry
     
  9. MikeyD

    MikeyD [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2009
    Member:
    #19233
    Messages:
    823
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Sayreville NJ
    Vehicle:
    2007 Toyota tacoma 4x4
    BHLM, HID kit, yellow fogs, Grill craft, Hellas behind grillcraft, LED cup holder mod, after market horn, extra reverse lights, under body glow for off roading at night, pro comp 7089's wrapped in 255/75/17 bfg mud terrains, Toytec coiovers sat at 3.25, 2" add a leaf with 5100's, Satoshi grill mod
    Thanks for the help
     
  10. cole47

    cole47 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Member:
    #10400
    Messages:
    1,131
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Cole
    Hickory NC
    Vehicle:
    Ray of Sunshine
    lift, wheels, tires
    im a 1st gen but i ran 285s on billys for about 3 months...then i got c/os....did the beat down the pinchweld...and no more rubby rubby
     
  11. johnw

    johnw Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2009
    Member:
    #17381
    Messages:
    7,232
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    john
    orlando florida
    Vehicle:
    06 prerunner v-6 4.0L 4 door
    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    yahooooooo. i get to do this again. i got the 06 trd sport prerunner no lift i fit 285/70/17 on stock sport rims. only thing i did was remove mud flaps trimmed a tiny and i mean tiny piece of plastic off and added 1/4 inch wheel spacer in the front. [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  12. MikeyD

    MikeyD [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2009
    Member:
    #19233
    Messages:
    823
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Sayreville NJ
    Vehicle:
    2007 Toyota tacoma 4x4
    BHLM, HID kit, yellow fogs, Grill craft, Hellas behind grillcraft, LED cup holder mod, after market horn, extra reverse lights, under body glow for off roading at night, pro comp 7089's wrapped in 255/75/17 bfg mud terrains, Toytec coiovers sat at 3.25, 2" add a leaf with 5100's, Satoshi grill mod
    thats not fair whats different about your truck
     
  13. AZCOMA

    AZCOMA where can't I go?

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2009
    Member:
    #26088
    Messages:
    370
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kacey
    Laveen
    Vehicle:
    05 Preunner sr5
    2.5 saw co's, n-fab bed cage rear tire mount,new head unit and 10"sub,285/75/16 nittos on M/T wheels,H.I.D.'s...The next mod is T.C. long travle kit,Deavers and glass all the way around.
    here they are

    cut.jpg
    cut3.jpg
     
  14. Rippin101

    Rippin101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2008
    Member:
    #7412
    Messages:
    1,293
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    John
    Jax Beach, FL
    Vehicle:
    2014 TRD Sport 4x4
    BHLM, Weathertech, AntennaX, Level 8 MK6, Bedlight LEDs, Extang Solid Fold
    I'm running 285/75/16s with 16x8 4.5"BS, slight rubbing at full turns but I haven't trimmed at all. It's all about the rims.
     
  15. MikeyD

    MikeyD [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2009
    Member:
    #19233
    Messages:
    823
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Sayreville NJ
    Vehicle:
    2007 Toyota tacoma 4x4
    BHLM, HID kit, yellow fogs, Grill craft, Hellas behind grillcraft, LED cup holder mod, after market horn, extra reverse lights, under body glow for off roading at night, pro comp 7089's wrapped in 255/75/17 bfg mud terrains, Toytec coiovers sat at 3.25, 2" add a leaf with 5100's, Satoshi grill mod
    Thanks guys!
     
  16. Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

    Joined:
    May 18, 2009
    Member:
    #17365
    Messages:
    1,168
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Daniel
    Temecula, CA
    Vehicle:
    05 TRD OffRoad V6 SR5 PreRunner
  17. derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Member:
    #7822
    Messages:
    29,448
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    TW'S Hippy Liberal
    Portland, OR
    Vehicle:
    2002 4x4 4Runner
    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    On stock wheels, you only need wheel spacers to clear the UCA. You also need to trim a little but it's not that bad.


    2.5" inches of lift with 285/75/16 tires and wheel spacers.
    [​IMG]
     
  18. johnw

    johnw Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 18, 2009
    Member:
    #17381
    Messages:
    7,232
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    john
    orlando florida
    Vehicle:
    06 prerunner v-6 4.0L 4 door
    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    its SWB its BAMF and im from florida. i do stuff right
     
To Top