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255/75/17 or 265/70/17 Hankook DynaPro ATM RF10

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by MC1983, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:00 PM
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    MC1983

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    I need some new tires for my stock TRD Sport wheels and decided on the Hankook DynaPro ATM. I am just trying to decide on which size will work better for me. I have a DCLB with OME 885 in front and the TSB leaf springs with AAL. The 255/75/17 end up being 32.1x10x17 where the 265/70/17 is a 31.6x10.4x17.

    I like the idea of having a little more sidewall, but would I really notice any difference in the handling of the truck loosing 0.4" in the width? Anybody have any experience with this tire size on the Tacoma?
     
  2. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    265s...not a fan of the pizza cutter look :eek:
     
  3. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    wat?
    me too...that's why i dont run 265s....:D
     
  4. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    10.4 vs. 10. You really think you can tell a difference? :D
     
  5. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    wat?
    on a more serious note, i ran 255/75/17 BFG MTs and loved them. after the front bumper swap, they just looked puny.
     
  6. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    Yes
     
  7. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    I meant when it came between the 2... fart breath :D
     
  8. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    Puny skinny , or just all around puny ?
     
  9. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    You measure all day. I would expect that from you.

    NAQ
    OYG
     
  10. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    wat?
    both. 285s+ made a difference on both accounts. 3" lift w/ 32s looks too small to me.
     
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    I'd have to agree...265s just don't fill the wheel wells out enough...I would buy 295s but I still have like 25k worth of tread on my 265s and i'm a cheap ass :frusty:


    This gives me time to buy the front hybrid bumper Eric (Relentless) is making :D
     
  12. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    Whaaa?
     
  13. Mar 21, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    Shhhh... :anonymous:
     
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    This is a rough draft pic he posted in my thread...its not finished

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Mar 21, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Intellesting
     
  16. Mar 21, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Oh my!

    I like the 265- wide enough when aired down to get the job done, and don't kill your mpg.
     
  17. Mar 21, 2011 at 7:18 PM
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    looks sorta akward :confused: . i'm not a 2nd gen so no room to talk tho :p
     
  18. Mar 21, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    Here's my truck with 265s with the old setup



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    I would go with 285s if you can.



    Eric's work is amazing. That bumper is sick for a hybrid!
     
  19. Mar 22, 2011 at 5:50 AM
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    Do you have pics of the 255/75/17 on your truck? I don't have any plans to swap my bumper so other than looks, is there a difference between the two sizes? I really don't want to upgrade to 285s due to the mileage and the possibility of rubbing.
     
  20. Mar 22, 2011 at 9:28 AM
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    285/75/16
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