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are these tires too small ?????

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Joeymgd78, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. Dec 14, 2011 at 11:21 AM
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    Joeymgd78

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    will ssr superswamper 265/70R17 look too small on a 4 inch lift the websites says there diameter is 32.5 where as most in that size are 31.6 or so:confused:
     
  2. Dec 14, 2011 at 12:14 PM
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    If the site says the diameter is 32.5, it is a typo. As you noted, those tires are 31.6" tall (+/- a few mm)
     
  3. Dec 15, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    but still will that be too small for a 4 inch lift
     
  4. Dec 15, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    yes.. I would go with a 285/70/17 or so..
     
  5. Dec 15, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    that's a matter of opinion. In my opinion, yes.
     
  6. Dec 15, 2011 at 6:34 AM
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    i'd go atleast 285 or 33", 295 if you can fit them. My truck had a 3" lift for a while and i was waiting to wear down my stockers before i bought new tires, they always looked too small
     
  7. Dec 15, 2011 at 6:42 AM
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    i have that size with .85" lift, looks good
     
  8. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:13 AM
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    will 305/70r16 fit on a taco with a 4 inch lift
     
  9. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:15 AM
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    what about 35/12.50-16lt
     
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    That's a wide tire. You'll be rubbing your body mounts unless you chop 'em.

    That's the size I run on my truck with the LT kit and fiberglass.

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  11. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    what is the biggest tire i can put on a tacoma with lets say a 3 inch lift with out cutting
     
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    swampers actually run a bit bigger than other brands, dont know if its a full inch, but they are bigger
     
  13. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:29 AM
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    35x12.50R-18LT will this work
     
  14. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:30 AM
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    265's
     
  15. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:31 AM
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    You're talking about some tall tires. You're gonna have to trim stuff and chop the cab mounts to make any of that fit. You'll also want to regear your truck because your power and mileage are gonna drop more than you can imagine.
     
  16. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:32 AM
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    not even close. you have to be 32 or smaller, you might even still rub then
     
  17. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:33 AM
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    damn so i should stay with the 265/70/17 ssr superswampers with a 3" lift then huh??
     
  18. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:41 AM
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    will this work or is it too wide sorry for all the questions im just trying to buy tires online right now and i cant find any 285's that i like
     
  19. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:54 AM
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    He said without cutting though, so 265's is correct.
     
  20. Dec 15, 2011 at 7:56 AM
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    thank you very much that really was a big help
     
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