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A friend was told stock wheels and tires wont fit on lifted 2nd gen??

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Triangleacre1, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:25 AM
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    Triangleacre1

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    A friend of mine has a 2nd gen witha 3 inch lift. She bought it with 285/75/16 toyo open county mt and aftermarket rims. She was wanting to put the stock wheels and tires which also came with the truck when she bought it back on to save gas. The dealership told her that they wont fit back on. I have never heard such a thing.

    On a side not I was trying to get her to sell them to me for my 1st gen.
     
  2. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    It might look a bit odd to have a lifted truck with stock wheels but there isnt any reason they wont fit unless the lug pattern is aftermarket.
     
  3. Dec 15, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    The dealer is absolutely, positively, incorrect.

    Ask them to tell her specifically what won't fit, I'd like to what reason they invent.
     
  4. Dec 15, 2011 at 8:39 AM
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    Thats the only thing i could come up with is that they wouldnt look great with the lift but what the heck.
     
  5. Dec 15, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    Of course they will fit. It will probably look goofy but why wouldnt they fit?
     
  6. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:10 AM
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    Another dealership talking out of their ass...
     
  7. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:11 AM
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    Never believe anything a dealership says when it comes to lifts, aftermarket wheels, or tire fitment
     
  8. Dec 15, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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    Believe me I did not believe it at all
     
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  11. Dec 15, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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    wait one dag gone minute here!! haha. I am a Toyota dealer.:p
     
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    theyre saying that just to make her spend the big $$$ for toyota aftermarket rims. my advice- go with 4wheelers black out steelies 16X8 or 16x10 with around 3.75 bs. they look good and are only about 60$ per rim:cool:
     
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    this.

    if you decreased the spaced in the wheel housing then yes maybe, but increasing the space......come on
     
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    You are recommending she get 10" wide rims for the stock tires?

    And 3.75" BS is way too little for a 2nd gen.
     
  15. Dec 15, 2011 at 11:49 AM
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    If the speedo was corrected for the new size, it'll go "off" when the original size us reinstalled.

    That's all I got.
     
  16. Dec 15, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    Why talk to a dealership about it. Get a floor jack and swap the tires...See what happens.
     
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    This spring or summer I will get bigger tires for off roading, but only use them when off roading as this is my daily driver with a 70 mile round trip.
     
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