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285's + 265 Spare = LSD death???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bajaracer, May 22, 2010.

  1. May 22, 2010 at 8:21 AM
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    bajaracer

    bajaracer [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im currently running 285/70's but my spare is the stock size. If I ever have to use it, will it damage my LSD? Ive heard horror stories about the spare blowing out due to the difference in size, and possibly damaging the diff.. Is this true or will it be ok?
     
  2. May 22, 2010 at 8:22 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Use it on the front, and put a 285/70 in the rear. If used for a short period, it wont hurt anything, but wear will be increased on the clutch packs in the diff.
     
  3. May 22, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    Do not use 4x4 with an odd tire size on. It will bind constantly and cause problems, breaking things.
     
  4. May 22, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    He's a Prerunner, so it would be pretty difficult to get the front to engauge. :p
     
  5. May 22, 2010 at 9:58 AM
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  6. May 22, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    That makes sense... but if he had 4x4...
     
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