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285/75/17 on billstein 5100s?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by xwillx93, May 12, 2011.

  1. May 12, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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    About to order my Billys and im gonna set them at 2.5". opinions on getting 285/75's probably BFG mud terrains? they measure out at 33.83" and ive seen 33"s on just a 2.5" leveling kit. any input would help thanksa guys!
     
  2. May 12, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    They should fit if you got the billies at 2.5" unless you got a heavy ass front bumper that might make it sag. I wouldn't really go past 265s for the width with the 4 banger engine unless you just dont care about acceleration or gas mileage.
     
  3. May 12, 2011 at 5:18 PM
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    I would set your blistens at 0 or .85 and get 885 coils and thats over a 3 inch lift
     
  4. May 12, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    I just have the stock and im probably gonna keep it that way. but as for the width, i do care of course about the acceleration and milage. how about some 275/75's? its a little wider but about .5" smaller

    Thats just it, i'm just looking for a little more clearance for bigger tires. not an entire lift. but if i get 275/75's should i be good until i can pay for a full quality suspension lift?
     
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    I dont see why not? There might be some minor trimming involved but nothing bad
     
  6. May 12, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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    alright thanks a lot guys! ill post some pics when its all installed
     
  7. May 12, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    Yea that'd probably be better. I lost alot of power going from the stock to 255/70s and they aren't THAT much bigger. It all depends on vehicle application, taste and how much power/mileage you are willing to give up when it comes to buying tires. If you do alot of hardcore off roading you may need the 285s, but most mild to moderate offroaders that use their trucks as a daily drivers go a bit smaller because they last longer and don't kill gas.
     
  8. May 12, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    You're not supposed to run billies at anything other than 0 with 885's
     
  9. May 12, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    I thought you could run em at either or?
     
  10. May 12, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    With Eibachs yes , not 885's
     
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