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3" Suspension tire size

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by BGreene, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. Oct 5, 2008 at 10:31 PM
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    BGreene

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    Hello everyone,

    I am new to the forum, so I hope this is appropriate area. I am interested in getting a 3" suspension lift on my 08 Tacoma Prerunner. I've got prices from numerous places as well as prices on tires but not sure what size tire to use.

    I'm not looking for a monster truck off-road look, but just a decent lift with decent sized tires. I will not off road with the truck, but just want the bigger a little more aggressive look.

    A guy from a local tire company recomended 265 size tires for a 3" inch lift, but I'm not sure how they will look with it. Will that give me a noticable difference?

    Thanks for everything- look forward to more posts in the future.
     
  2. Oct 5, 2008 at 10:34 PM
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    I'm going with a 265/75/16 tire with a 3" Suspension lift. You can run a 285 tire (33") and it will look great, but you will have to do some trimming. I personally don't want to trim anything nor do I want to buy aftermarket wheels or wheel spacers to make the 33"s fit.

    Check out my sticky (link in sig) on lifts, it'll give you a lot of info.
     
  3. Oct 6, 2008 at 3:22 AM
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    Thanks for the info. Any more suggestions anyone?
     
  4. Oct 6, 2008 at 3:57 AM
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  5. Oct 7, 2008 at 12:15 PM
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    Great post!!! Lots of good info! :thumbsup:
     
  6. Oct 7, 2008 at 12:17 PM
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    I don't see how a 265 tire is recomended I only have a 04 tacoma TRD it comes with 265 stock I don't know what the newer tacomas have but I'm pretty sure it should be the same
     
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