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How big lift? What size tires?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Mattcrf22, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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    I have a 2003 prerunner ext. Cab. How big of lift should I put on it and what size tires to go with it? I was thinking about 3" lift with 32" tires but I want to make sure that I see a differnce in height.
     
  2. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:13 PM
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    You will definitely notice a difference in height with a 3" lift. I have a 2.5" OME lift on 31" tires, and I notice a big difference. The 3" with 31-33" tires are a very popular combo, so I'd say it's a safe bet. Have any kits in mind?
     
  4. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:28 PM
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    I plan on doing a little bit of off roading but not a whole lot because it is a 2 wheel drive. I am basically just trying to make it look sick.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    Ok good that is what I wanted to know. Thanks and no I have no idea what kind of kit I want.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:30 PM
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    Id put a 3inch lift with 32's you can fit 33's with a 3 inch lift, your definately on the right track
     
  7. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:34 PM
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    But won't 33's rub with a 3" lift?
     
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    A friend of mine has 33/12.50/15's with a 3" revtek lift and I haven't noticed any rubbing when wheeling with him. I could be be wrong though since its not my truck and haven't put it through the paces offroad myself.
     
  9. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    On stock wheels they will on full lock turns, it rubs on the frame. If your get 4" backspacing wheels or wheels spacers on stock wheels your good
     
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    i have a 2.5 inch lift with 33s and it doesnt rub that much only on full compression of wheels. i have wheels with a good offset and i did have to trim the wheel well a little.
     
  11. Feb 19, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    go with the 6" fabtech this is my 2001 tacoma 6" with 35" tires i think it would look the same
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  12. Feb 19, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    What kind of tires are those?
     
  13. Feb 22, 2009 at 4:52 PM
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  14. Feb 22, 2009 at 9:41 PM
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    How much were they?
     
  15. Feb 22, 2009 at 10:17 PM
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    a 305/70/16 is only a 33" tire 315/75/16's are 35's
     
  16. Feb 23, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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    oh yeah i get mixed up. thanks for telling me
     
  17. Feb 23, 2009 at 9:07 PM
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    i bought them with the truck used so in not to sure but there good tires
     
  18. Feb 23, 2009 at 9:11 PM
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    Well with all the stuff I'm lookin to do to my truck I'm lookin at about $3300 so I'm trying to save money wherever I can
     
  19. Feb 23, 2009 at 9:57 PM
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    yeah but your truck will look nice
     
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