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285s dont fit on my 3" suspension lift

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by xSpyderguyx, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    xSpyderguyx

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    So, I bought my tires a while ago. But i was wondering, how come people are posting htat 285's are fitting on their 3" lifts?

    I have a 3" revtek suspesnion lift and the 265's cleared but BARELY. The 285's would have rubbed badlly?

    anybody with a 1st gen taco that has 285's with a 3"?
     
  2. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    I might be mistaken but a 285 is about a 33 inch tire.
     
  3. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    Yeah I swear I have seen people posting that they fit 285's on with a 3" lift. When i test fitt'd they rubbed hella bad when turning
     
  4. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    usnatclee

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    I run 285/70R17s on a 3" suspension lift (no spacers) and I rub on my control arms when I turn sharp. When I change those out it will be fine. I offroad it to and have no problem with them hitting my body.
     
  5. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    tacomakid96

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    Thats weird because my uncle has a 04 Tacoma and he has a 3 inch lift and hes running 285/75/16. He only rubs on the mud flaps at full turn hitting a bump. hes running BFG A/T's and I checked the specs on them and there at about 33 inches. How aggressive of a tire were you trying to run before?
     
  6. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    BirdTRD

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    I have that set up as do many, many others on TW. Trimming is necessary on the inner well plastic. Many even end up doing the body mount chop mod.
     
  7. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:28 PM
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    I am not positive about a first gen, but they are probably trimming a good bit. Also, are you running stock wheels? If so, you may need wheel spacers
     
  8. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:29 PM
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    Uh oh, you're 1st gen. Sorry.
     
  9. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    mine are BFG MTs the one before the KM2s
     
  10. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:33 PM
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    yeah...most folks running that are 2nd gens
     
  11. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    I have 285/70/17's with Bilsteins at 2.5. Only rubbing I had was at the bottom of the front bumper cover. Trimmed that and no issues.
     
  12. Feb 19, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    Ah ok, I didnt want to hack anything off of my truck just to clear the tires. They are 265 toyo m/t they are pretty agressive and have really thick tread.


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  13. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    Those are 265's?

    And my A/T's rub the fender a little, but I just had to trim verry little and take off my flaps. But That was with the Revtek spacer lift I use to have. With my Coilovers I cranked them up a 1/4" higher so I would have issues.
     
  14. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    before long travel, i was on coilovers cranked up 3" with 285-75-16s on 16x8s with 4" backspace... i had the casters set at 1.7degrees forward and they cleared both aired up and aired down...

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  15. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    i dont measure amt of lift...but im running them on my 02 with SAW coilovers...they rub just a smidge on the frame when turned and im going over a bump or something

    i also have no flaps and i flattened the pinch weld
     
  16. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:52 PM
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    im running 285/75/16 BFG all terrains on stock rims with a 3 inch spacer in the front, had to put in a 1/4 inch wheel space to clear UCA's but no rubbing anywhere now
     
  17. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:09 AM
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  18. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:18 AM
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    I have a 3'' lift that's to the max and I clear 33's just fine. But just like everyone else, they definitely will rub when you crank it on a turn. And I have a 1st Gen like you.
     
  19. Mar 27, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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