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guys with bigger tires on 2.7 tacoma

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by blacktaco11, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. Apr 2, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    blacktaco11

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    when going to a bigger tire on a 2 wheel drive prerunner with a 2.7, how has this affected your gas mileage?
     
  2. Apr 2, 2011 at 9:10 PM
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    especk

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    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
    When I went to 265s (32") with stock gears my mpgs dropped about 2-3 mpg. The biggest thing I noticed was lack of power. Acceleration was horrible and top speed dramatically suffered.
     
  3. Apr 2, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    stevetaco

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    When I put on my studded snows, they were 215x75-15, I notice a decrease in power the first thing.
     
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