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255 85 16 for towing?

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by th365thli, May 16, 2019.

  1. May 16, 2019 at 12:38 AM
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    th365thli

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    Hi all, I'll be doing a cross country trip towing my boat, and I was wondering about switching to these tires. Everyone raves about the 255 for off roading, but would they be okay for towing? Would they being a little thinner be an issue?
     
  2. May 16, 2019 at 12:44 AM
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    JaCado

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    They should be fine for towing. A lot of trucks with tow packages came with Firestone destination 245 70 16 (I think, can't remember my stock tire size).
     
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  3. May 16, 2019 at 12:48 AM
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    They do fine. Haven't had any issues pulling anything with mine.
     
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  4. May 18, 2019 at 10:20 PM
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    th365thli

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    Thanks for the replies, just ordered a set of 255/85/16 KM2. 700 for 4 on ebay right now
     

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