1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

305/70/16's

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 650H1, May 25, 2012.

  1. May 25, 2012 at 2:37 PM
    #1
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    So I had some 305/70/16's put on today, the tires are almost junk so I haven't decided whether or not I'm going to keep them on, they shake pretty bad but the kid that put them on didn't balance them for shit. So if they don't balance any better tomorrow I'm just gonna take them off. All I have for a lift is front bilstein 5100's and rear wheelers 3 leaf AAL, I'm also running 1.5" wheel spacers. It looks ok I think but I'm not thrilled about the shit balance job, the km2s I had on my other truck weren't close to this bad.. We'll see. Attached are some pics. Let me know what you think. ImageUploadedByTapatalk1337981835.765198.jpgImageUploadedByTapatalk1337981852.633167.jpgImageUploadedByTapatalk1337981867.920447.jpg
     
  2. May 25, 2012 at 3:18 PM
    #2
    The1youluv2hate

    The1youluv2hate Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2010
    Member:
    #43233
    Messages:
    2,715
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Peps
    SP... CaL
    Vehicle:
    11 TRD sPort
    5100's@1.75 Horns (Andres) Satoshi TRD cat back BHLM
    They look to big
     
  3. May 25, 2012 at 3:27 PM
    #3
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    Yea they are 33.4" by 12.2"
     
  4. May 25, 2012 at 3:31 PM
    #4
    64Wildcat

    64Wildcat Ancient or so i'm told

    Joined:
    May 17, 2009
    Member:
    #17334
    Messages:
    2,544
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Denis
    New Hampshire
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra Off Road
    Do they rub bad?
    I just put 285's on they look great and not a lot of rubbing at all.
     
  5. May 25, 2012 at 3:32 PM
    #5
    Good351

    Good351 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2009
    Member:
    #14055
    Messages:
    437
    Gender:
    Male
    Ames, IA
    Vehicle:
    03 4Runner V8
    How bad do they rub?
     
  6. May 25, 2012 at 3:32 PM
    #6
    wtmtntaco

    wtmtntaco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2010
    Member:
    #38255
    Messages:
    175
    Gender:
    Male
    NH
    Vehicle:
    03 TRD xtracab V6
    Bilstein 5100's at 2.5", Grey wire, Wheeler's 1.5 aal,
    I don't think they look too big, but can you turn the steering wheel without hitting anything on the truck?:D
     
  7. May 25, 2012 at 3:35 PM
    #7
    64Wildcat

    64Wildcat Ancient or so i'm told

    Joined:
    May 17, 2009
    Member:
    #17334
    Messages:
    2,544
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Denis
    New Hampshire
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra Off Road
    Hey Mike,
    Where are you in NH, i'm in Billerica,MA about 10 miles south of Nashua
     
  8. May 25, 2012 at 6:31 PM
    #8
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    they actually dont rub all that much, a little bit at full lock to the right but thats it, i havent trimmed anything yet. i think they look good, the pics suck but in person it looks mean and its rides ok, it will be better once i get them balanced out tomorrow morning after work. like i said i went with 1.5" wheel spacers so i think that saved quite a bit of rubbing, and i dont think they wouldve cleared the UCA's without the spacers. if i cant get them to balance out any better im just gonna have to keep my eyes open for a set of 285 AT's, in better shape.

    Denis, im located about 20-25 mins north of concord. we should get together sometime, i havent been able to make it to any meets...
     
  9. May 25, 2012 at 6:35 PM
    #9
    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2011
    Member:
    #55669
    Messages:
    6,298
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chaz
    South Dakota
    Vehicle:
    93 Pickup 4x4 [22R-E] 5MT
    OME suspension, LCE Performance parts, Konigs, etc. [see build]
    Is it a straight line from your house to work? ha thats a lot of tire for billies and an aal


    I'd take em off or upgrade suspension man

    this guy is running 305s and I've seen some pics of his stuffed pretty good

    [​IMG]

    That's just my opinion though, don't mind me :D
     
  10. May 25, 2012 at 6:46 PM
    #10
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    no its not. im not sure what you guys are having a hard time grasping about there not being any rubbing.. 305's are just wider than 285's and i am running spacers...
     
  11. May 25, 2012 at 6:48 PM
    #11
    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2011
    Member:
    #55669
    Messages:
    6,298
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chaz
    South Dakota
    Vehicle:
    93 Pickup 4x4 [22R-E] 5MT
    OME suspension, LCE Performance parts, Konigs, etc. [see build]
    Just trying to help out since you said you were thinking about taking them off possibly.
    Apologies if I sounded crass, I said don't mind me/my opinion

    It's just that a lot of people running just 285s with the same lift had to cut/chop after flexing their suspension out a little on different terrain. And spacers may solve rubbing on UCA issues but don't necessarily help with the body mount. If that isn't an issue for you than that is awesome man. And I'm truly glad you got the tires you want.

    Not baggin on ya, just lookin out

    Good day sir
     
  12. May 25, 2012 at 6:50 PM
    #12
    especk

    especk Nothin' Special

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2010
    Member:
    #42041
    Messages:
    2,449
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Erik
    Redding, CA
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Reg Cab 4x4
    3" OME lift with 885 coils on nitrocharger 90000 shocks with 5mm trim packer on driver's side, TC UCAs, Rear OME Dakar leafs with nitrocharger shocks, All-pro U-bolt flip kit and 3* Toytec shims, extended rear brakelines, 16" Raceline Rockcrusher 887 wheels with 3.6" backspacking, BFG KM2 305/70/16 tires, Doug Thorley header, Doug Thorley catback exhaust, Volant CAI with ram air, Weathertech floor mats, Kicker 12" sub, Kenwood 500W RMS amp, Relentless Fab front and rear bumpers, 4.88 gears, custom flatbed with swing out tire carrier
    Hey that's me ^^^^^ :D

    Yup lots of pics with my 305s on my build page too.

    I really like the looks and performance of a wide tire. I have a full OME lift (~3" lift) and encountered lots of rubbing offroad so I had to chop my cab mounts and pinch weld. They ride great and if I had to do it again, I would do the exact same thing :cool:
     
  13. May 25, 2012 at 6:52 PM
    #13
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    haha i hear ya, i was just going to get rid of them if they cant balance them out, i dont want it to shake at 45 mph lol
     
  14. May 25, 2012 at 6:53 PM
    #14
    duckcmdr

    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2008
    Member:
    #10471
    Messages:
    3,896
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Joe
    New Jersey
    Vehicle:
    06 DCLB 4x4
    ARB Winch Bumper, Cabelas trial gear 2 mats, Wade vent shades, rear TSB, Toytec TSB AAL ,5100's set to 0,886 coils w/top plate 285/75/16 Treadwright at on Raceline Raptors, Toytec Diff drop, Bud Built Skids,Total Chaos LCA Skids,Devil horns,LED Dome Light,Scan Gauge, Rear Diff Breather, Revenge Fab Sliders. XRC 8 winch, Safari Snorkel, KC Daylighters 100 watt, Redline hood Struts & ez-down tailgate, G-stop extended SS brake lines,Homeroshi front grill and snorkle grill, relentless fab hc rear bumper
    I had 305s and thwy rub while turning into parking lots going over off camber shit, turning left and right and so on. Places where it rubbed.... Lca,uca,fenderflare,cab mounts, my arb bumper ( actually cut the lugs off the tire).

    Not sure how you dont have much rubbing. Good for you.
    Let me know a month from now after some drive time is put in.
     
  15. May 25, 2012 at 6:53 PM
    #15
    especk

    especk Nothin' Special

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2010
    Member:
    #42041
    Messages:
    2,449
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Erik
    Redding, CA
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tacoma Reg Cab 4x4
    3" OME lift with 885 coils on nitrocharger 90000 shocks with 5mm trim packer on driver's side, TC UCAs, Rear OME Dakar leafs with nitrocharger shocks, All-pro U-bolt flip kit and 3* Toytec shims, extended rear brakelines, 16" Raceline Rockcrusher 887 wheels with 3.6" backspacking, BFG KM2 305/70/16 tires, Doug Thorley header, Doug Thorley catback exhaust, Volant CAI with ram air, Weathertech floor mats, Kicker 12" sub, Kenwood 500W RMS amp, Relentless Fab front and rear bumpers, 4.88 gears, custom flatbed with swing out tire carrier
    they should balance just fine. Mine are perfect with no vibes or anything like that. Why wouldn't they balance correctly?
     
  16. May 25, 2012 at 6:56 PM
    #16
    BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2011
    Member:
    #55669
    Messages:
    6,298
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chaz
    South Dakota
    Vehicle:
    93 Pickup 4x4 [22R-E] 5MT
    OME suspension, LCE Performance parts, Konigs, etc. [see build]
    I love you . . . YOUR TRUCK! I love your truck :D eh'hem
     
  17. May 25, 2012 at 7:01 PM
    #17
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    well i was watching the kid trying to balance them, he spun them on the machine, put weights on, then took the tire and wheel off the machine... never spun them a second time to ge them to balance out to 0's
     
  18. May 25, 2012 at 7:07 PM
    #18
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    thats surprising, mine really dont rub at all. all i had to do was take the front mud flaps off, i didnt even try running them lol. but i havent been in the woods yet, as far as speed bumps, parking lot hills, and full lock turning, they only slightly rub when turning to the right at full lock. my 5100s are only 3 days old, but idk if those settle? anyways, im pretty happy with hoW it looks and how it drives, i thought for sure they were NOT going to fit, but they do fit pretty well, and the wide tire looks mean IMO.
     
  19. May 25, 2012 at 8:42 PM
    #19
    sparkystaco

    sparkystaco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
    Member:
    #30122
    Messages:
    690
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Sparky
    SE Wi
    Vehicle:
    06 4x4 dc trd ofrd
    3" lift? A.R.E cap 285/70/17 moto metal 955 17x9
    Don't remember if your the one that pm'd me for pics?

    but I'm glad that you took the chance on those tires and found that they do fit
    get them rebalanced by someone that knows what their doing and you should happy with your choice

    and your rite they do look badass, I get comps all the time on my tires
     
  20. May 25, 2012 at 8:48 PM
    #20
    650H1

    650H1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2011
    Member:
    #48689
    Messages:
    8,577
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    NH
    Vehicle:
    2010 Tundra TRD OR C/M 5.7l 4x4
    haha thanks man! yea i did pm you, i was hoping they would look ok, just had to find a POS shop to mount them on my wheels since they are only 7" wide and not the reccomended 8 by bfg to have them put on, and the rear 2 are warn on the outer edge so no commercial tire shop would mount them, plus noone wanted to mount the spacers either. wtf is up with that? anyways im just happy i finally found a place that would do it without trying to sell me a new set of tires, hopefully shops will balance them (i would think they would, not like they mounted them so no liability) <- can anyone chime in on this?
     
To Top