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275 or 285's?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by MedlinAround, Feb 14, 2011.

  1. Feb 14, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    MedlinAround

    MedlinAround [OP] Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    Can you all show me the difference in your 275's and your 285 tires? I'm debating on some 275/70's (which are not to common in all tires (BFG's)) or 285/70's Post your pictures of your tires.
     
  2. Feb 14, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    I will tomorrow or wednesday, because my tacoma is getting lifted as we speak
     
  3. Feb 14, 2011 at 4:38 PM
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    Redfox1

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    you can check my gallery for pics of 275/70/17
     
  4. Feb 14, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    I had 275s on my last truck. Pics in my gallery.
     
  5. Feb 14, 2011 at 11:46 PM
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    MedlinAround [OP] Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    Cool there isn't a lit of 275s out there so I would like to see some. Thinking good width but a little skinnier then 285's
     
  6. Feb 16, 2011 at 12:42 PM
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    285 70 17 Duradrac's

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  7. Feb 16, 2011 at 1:42 PM
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    I am a little worried about chips, but I like the look better. I love the Duratracs. Your taco looks sweet what tires are you running?
     
  8. Feb 16, 2011 at 1:45 PM
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    Anyone know if 285/70/17's will rub with 3" of lift? I'm in the same boat as the OP. Can't decide on 285's or 275's
     
  9. Feb 16, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    I run 285 70 17 duratrac's on a 3'' lift.
    Minor trimming and trust me you want 285's
    O and my wheels are -12 offset
     
  10. Feb 16, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    i have 285/70/17's with a 2.5" leveling kit in the front, 1" spacer in the back. you can look at my photos on my profile. front tires rub a little when turning certain ways in forward and reverse over uneven surfaces. i kept the rear mud flaps on, took off the front flaps. yes, you do get some scratches from rocks being thrown up, but it's not horrible. don't forget, it is a truck, it needs some scratches here and there!
     
  11. Feb 16, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    From the left and the right. Excuse the Cali Slam in the first pic. There was 400lbs of lumber in the back.

    Go 285x70R17s. Do it.
     
  12. Feb 16, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    See any major difference in your gas going to the 285's. I'm really not to worried about it but if gas goes up to $4+ a gallon over the summer then I might start.
     
  13. Feb 16, 2011 at 3:37 PM
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    No. In fact oddly enough it's stated the exact same coming from 265x75R16s. That said, I'm pretty easy on the gas now. When I was rocking 255x70R16s I'd speed racer the fuck everywhere.
     
  14. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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    im running a 3inch pro comp lift and 285/70/17 on the atx crawl wheels. 0 offset and a 4.5 BS. Kumho A/T tires. i was running a M/T and they looked bad ass but i drive alot of highway so i switched to an A/T. very minor trimming and zero rubbing
     
  15. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:32 PM
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    dont have pics of the atx crawls up yet but i will soon. the pics in my profile are a 285/75/16 M/T tire
     
  16. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:34 PM
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    How about when flexing? NEVER any rubbing?
     
  17. Feb 16, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    none at all. i took my front flaps off did some trimming behinde there and did some to the front section .......... ive gone offroad flexed my truck to the point i had one of my rear wheels 2 feet from the ground and i didnt rub at all. now before i trimmed and took off the flaps i rubbed in reverse and when flexed but nothing now
     
  18. Feb 16, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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    Thanks its much appreciated!
     
  19. Feb 17, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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    Update: I threw the rear flaps on the front ones wont fit.
     
  20. Feb 17, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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    Another pic to convince you to get 285's :D

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