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235/75/15 on Tacoma?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by warriorplayer60, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Dec 19, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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    warriorplayer60

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    I am new and have been looking for a thread with the answer but couldn't find one so here it is i have a 07 2wd Tacoma with the stock 215/70/15 on it now and i want to put 235/75/15 on it but the tire guys are telling me it will rub terribly and i should not do it and i was wondering if anyone had put them on there 2wd without issues or having to modify or cut anything if it can't be done does anyone know of a alternative to the stock tire's that look like baby tires
     
  2. Dec 19, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    DanglingFury

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    They fit with no issues on my 2003 5 lug.

    There are a few 2nd gens (2005-current) 5 lug trucks on here that run 235's with no lift at all.

    In my opinion you should go with a taller tire but not wider. Use the link to the tire size calculator at the bottom of the page to help you find something you like. (maybe a 225/75/15) The main thing to keep in mind is to stay under 29" in height if you can.

    The guys at the tire shop don't know what they're talking about. That's why they're still working at a tire shop.
     
  3. Dec 20, 2012 at 6:00 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    235/75/15 will fit. Many members on here run them.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/wheels-tires/99499-235-75r15s-5-lug-righteous-c-n.html
     
  4. Dec 20, 2012 at 4:56 PM
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    ok how do i solve the speedometer problem the tire shops say they can't recalibrate it and so did the dealership and i saw on here that someone said to get a Dakota Digital Universal Speedometer Adapter SGI-5 but im not exactly sure what it really does and if it works any suggestions?
     
  5. Dec 20, 2012 at 8:56 PM
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    At highway speeds (55-65) it will read about 3-5mph slow. The faster you go the bigger that gap is.

    I wouldn't worry about it.

    Check out this link.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/tirecalc.php?tires=215-70r15-235-75r15
     
  6. May 29, 2013 at 9:19 AM
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    No lift, no black box mod, no rubbing.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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  7. May 29, 2013 at 3:02 PM
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    Like those tires. How does the truck handle compared to stock tires?
     
  8. May 30, 2013 at 5:51 AM
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    Pretty much the same, nicer ride though. Honestly, I just couldnt stand how tiny the tires looking with the 215

    here it is from behind

    [​IMG]
     
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  9. Aug 5, 2020 at 2:06 PM
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    Got a five lug upsized from 215 to 235 75 and it looks real good no rubbing or driving changes. Glad I didnt lift it, this is a pick next to a pre runner

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  10. Sep 23, 2020 at 2:31 PM
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    I have a 4 cylinder 2wd manual. I want to go from stock to 235/75r15. Would I have to re gear?
     
  11. Sep 23, 2020 at 2:38 PM
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    3k into a 5 lug and it aint even LT
    No regear needed for 235s. 31s is the point where most consider it
     
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  12. Dec 17, 2020 at 12:02 PM
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    Will these fit a

    Will these fit a first gen?
     
  13. Dec 17, 2020 at 12:03 PM
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  14. Dec 17, 2020 at 12:23 PM
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    Yes. I have a first gen 5 lug. No issues with mine
     
  15. Dec 17, 2020 at 12:24 PM
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    Das it mang

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    I'd shoot for 31s tho on a 6 lug. May be geared too high with the 29 inch 235s
     

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