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3" Toytech lift with 18 inch rims!?!?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by brandon1647, Apr 5, 2013.

  1. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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    brandon1647

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    To start, I am new to this forum thing, and i know people get aggravated when somebody asks questions already answered. BUT, i've searched and searched and still cant find the right answer.

    I have an 08 tacoma, double cab. I'm buying the Toytech 3 inch lift kit with bilstein 5100 adj. coilovers.. I want to put 18" rims with a tire close to 33".
    Almost all the threads i've read have been about people putting 285/75/17 on.

    If anybody could just clear up what tire size would be the best ( closest to 33" ) for an 18" rim, I would GREATLY appreciate it!

    :confused::confused::confused:


     
  2. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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    actually for a 17 it is a 285/70/17 and the 16 is 285/75/16 so therefore you would want a 285/65/18 :cool:
     
  3. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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  4. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:34 PM
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  5. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:35 PM
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  6. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:38 PM
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    I guess I win
     
  7. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:39 PM
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    Only if he had specified width :rolleyes: looks like either way he goes its the same lol ones a little taller and ones a little wider :cool:
     
  8. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:39 PM
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    :)
     
  9. Apr 5, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    X2. I ran 285/65/18's and they looked great.
     
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    Wow! That was really quick, thanks everybody for the input. Looks like ill be going with the 285/65/18. I guess my next step would be to figure out the right offset for the rims so I don't hit the control arm... I'm pretty sure it's -12??
     
  12. Apr 5, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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    18x9 4.5 backspace with -12mm offset
     
  13. Apr 5, 2013 at 7:15 PM
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    Alright, sounds good. Really appreciate it man, awesome build btw!
     
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