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3" Lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by WildChild, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Sep 1, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    WildChild

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    This is my taco with a 3" lift, with 18" wheels. Saving up for tires next.

    tacoma.jpg
     
  2. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    nice what tires you gonna run?
     
  3. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    Do not know what kind yet, but either 265 / 70 or 285/70. Got to see what will fit.
     
  4. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    285 will fit but u will have to trim
     
  5. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    How much trimming roughly.
     
  6. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    looks great!! :thumbsup: +1 on tires tho. ;) What lift did you go with?

    DCLB FTW! just need a skewp :stirthepot:

    Welcome to TW btw
     
  7. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    Thanks.
     
  8. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    Well ya trim till there no rubbing
     
  9. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:18 PM
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    take a look at my build...i runn 255-80-17 km2's they actually measure 33.5in tall and 10.2in wide.....only a tiny bit of inner fender trimming needed...lots of ground clearence,great on and off road ride...no loss in mpg's....cheaper then 285's...better looking and taller then 265's...imo
     
  10. Sep 1, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    Hey Blackshirts , I just my 2011 TRS Sport & yes I did put on 280-70-17 & yes they rub but I should have my 5100 tomorro & they will go on mon with an aligment, will have have to do any triming?? I would like to have my mud flaps back on, per downsouth they set the 5100 at 1.75...What do you think????
     
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    No S$$T, I was wondering if it was allot or a little. There is always a Smart A$$ on every fourm.
     
  12. Sep 1, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    I have a 2.5-3in coilover lift with 285-65-18 Nitto Trail Grapplers (18in Hoss with 4.5BS). All i trimmed was the factory mud flaps and the wheel well plastic. The shoulders of the tires *barely* rub the cab mounts...cant even hear or feel them kissing the cab mounts at all - no cutting needed unless you just want to clear them better than 90% :)
     
  13. Sep 2, 2011 at 6:13 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    You can do 285/60/18 or 265/65/18 without trimming, or 285/65/18 with proper backspacing and some trimming.
     
  14. Sep 2, 2011 at 6:50 AM
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    Icon Coilovers, Downsouth UCAs, rear Icon "2.5" shocks and Toytec single AAL. Still gotta do exhaust, dark headlights and re-gear the rear diff.
    Yea my combo worked out nearly 100% perfect and that is with the Trail grapplers which (not sure about other tires) run larger than what the sizes tell you.
    According to Nitto.com (and a tape measure to confirm), my 285 Trails measure in reality to 11.93 inches wide which is a as good as calling it a 12in wide tire :)

    I havent regretted choosing this 18in, 4.5BS wheel/tire combo for a second! Ive even thought about pushing my luck next time and trying 305-60s in there! :D
     
  15. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:44 AM
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    Thanks for all the input. I like to hear from people with their experience before I spend the $.
     
  16. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    DR coilovers AAl 285 kelly safaris lightbar/skidplate need more!
    Definitely 285's , you got alot of empty wheelwell space to fill haha
     
  17. Sep 2, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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    Yea I just got this truck about a month ago and not to crazy bout the 18,s but looking at some pics on here with the right tire it will look pretty good.
     
  18. Sep 3, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    Icon Coilovers, Downsouth UCAs, rear Icon "2.5" shocks and Toytec single AAL. Still gotta do exhaust, dark headlights and re-gear the rear diff.
    The problem with your 18s that you're seeing is that they have tires on them with too low of a profile for that 3in lift, not simply because they are 18s.
    In other words, your rims aren't too big....your tire's sidewalls are just too short.

    What size tires are on your truck right now??

    And personally, I think my 285-65-18 MTs look dead sexy on 2.5-3pm lift! :D
     
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    Looks awesome man!
     
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