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235/85/16's vs 265/75/16's

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Fletcher007, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. Sep 13, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    Fletcher007

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    5100's on all four corners set at stock with ome 885's up front. New AFE pro dry s filter. Secondary filter removed. 265/75/16 Definity M/T's. Toyota all weather rubber floor and bed mats. Armor Tech front skid plate. Armor Tech metal high lift jack brackets. Tailgate theft mode. Rear leaf TSB done.
    235/85's are taller and skinnier....what would look better on a double cab base 4x4 with the front billy's at 1.75........if you have a picture of the 235's please post.........
     
  2. Sep 13, 2009 at 3:17 PM
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    I don't have a picture of the 235, but my vote is 265 in a heart beat! Especially on a 4x4!!!! :eek:
     
  3. Sep 13, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    I got 285/70/17 on my Prerunner
     
  4. Sep 13, 2009 at 4:08 PM
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    265/75R16 goodyear wrangler duratrac
    TSB and bilstein 5100 set at .85
    Stock steel rims, painted semi-gloss black
     
  5. Sep 13, 2009 at 4:09 PM
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  6. Sep 13, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    Very nice. I originally wanted 285's. The tire shop highly suggested not to. Perhaps my spacer lift didn't cut it. I'll wait till I get my 5100's. :D
     
  7. Sep 13, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    Those 235s are about .08 inches "taller" and about 1.18 inches "skinner" IMO you are going to notice the skinnier alot more on a lifted truck. Get the beefy tires...You won't regret it.
     
  8. Sep 13, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    285s rub against the UCA at full turn. But no other rubbing.... and yes this is at a 3" lift
     
  10. Sep 13, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    I just got 275/70/16s and they are perfect.
     
  11. Sep 13, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    265's, my brothers jetta has 235's ahahaha
     
  12. Sep 13, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    235/85 r16 are load range E also,thats 5-8 lb heavier 8-10 plies, but stronger than a 265 load range C.

    Bet his jetta never saw a 235/85 though lol
     
  13. Sep 13, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    hahahah most def not, i think they are 235/40/18's haahh
     
  14. Sep 13, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    the jetta comment was actually veru funny!!!
     
  15. Sep 13, 2009 at 8:46 PM
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    We're getting new vans at work soon (similar to fedex), think the size is 245/60 R19.5. , ....good mpg tire but gonna be slick as snot when it snows. My old van is on 235/75 r16, gonna miss them, they're an A.T. tire.
     
  16. Sep 13, 2009 at 8:48 PM
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    Rally Jetta :cool:
     
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    Sorry for the revamp. I was wondering the same thing. I don't have a lIft or mud flaps an have no rub with 265/75/16 and was thinkin about gettin wheel spaces if I got these. any pics or thoughts? I'm. forerunner so don't hardcore off road. but I figured if be losing nearly a whole tire worth of width on the asphalt and since they're 10ply they'd last nearly twice as long, both saving money in the long run while getting a little taller tire.
     
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