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Couple tire questions, size and brand

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 10ga, Jun 3, 2013.

  1. Jun 3, 2013 at 8:59 PM

    10ga [OP] Well-Known Member

    Oct 4, 2012
    East Tennessee
    1993 FZJ80 Land Cruiser
    I have a 2001 4x4 TRD, Double cab and it's time for tires. I currently have 265/70/16 and would like to go a little bigger. What is the largest tire I can go and not have to lift? I'm thinking 265/75/16's would be about it?

    Second question is, has anyone ran the Treadwright Wardens? I go off road very little but when I do, would like to have something better than my current Michelins and not to mention they're higher than a cats back.

    The Treadwrights look pretty good and I've seen several good reviews. Just curious what you guys think about them.

    Thanks for the help and advice
  2. Jun 3, 2013 at 9:09 PM

    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

    Dec 31, 2010
    First Name:
    Wyoming/St. Louis
    96.5 FrankenTaco & 03 Stock dbl cab
    BFG KM2 33x12.5 tires, Wheelers Type B rims, Allpro 1.5'' Wheel spacers w/extended thread lug nuts 2 Alpine 10'' Type Xs 2 Kicker 6X9s 4 Sony 5 1/4s Pioneer 4100 HU Sway bar removed 4 Hella 500 HIDs Frankenstein Leaf packs 1'' lift shackles Eibach coils 5100s front 10'' 5150s rear BAMF BPV bracket Deckplate mod Elite Front bumper Magnaflow 14'' muffler Elite Off Road Rear bumper with Tire gate with jerry can and fold down table, BAMF sliders, Custom Homemade Bed, rack/roof rack, CVT Mt. Shasta Roof Top Tent, 20lb CO2 tank, BAMF diff skid custom front skid, GM CS144 140 amp alternator Blitzpro 21s HAWK side LEDs Blitzpro Custom made side mirror lights, LightForce 240 Blitz llights, Piaa 510 ION fogs, XRC8 Winch w/in cab controls,
    Yes 265/75 is largest.

    I'd look at cooper s/t maxx or just the s/t

    BFG a/t too
  3. Jun 4, 2013 at 6:30 AM

    MowTaco Well-Known Member

    Sep 9, 2009
    First Name:
    South Dakota
    03 GMC Sierra
    I go to school about 20 miles from Treadwright's factory. When a buddy of mine lifted his Silverado I convinced him to give the treadwrights a shot. We went out to their factory and checked everything out, pretty cool place. It was like BFG A/T retirement home, thousands of them stacked up waiting to die haha. They use those carcasses almost exclusively. He got the wardens and is still rolling on them 2 years later, they haven't blown out and killed him yet like everyone insists will happen :D. I really wanted a set for my next set of tires but ended up needing something in a hurry after wearing one totally bald due to a bad alignment right before a 700 mile trip
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