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if u had to do it all again what would u choose.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RDAY, Jun 21, 2009.

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Which tire size would u go with on 3" lift

  1. 265/70/17

    2 vote(s)
    4.3%
  2. 265/75/17

    16 vote(s)
    34.0%
  3. 285/70/17

    29 vote(s)
    61.7%
  1. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:49 AM
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    RDAY

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    I have a 2nd gen. If u guys were gonna choose tire sizes all over again what would u go with? my 3" lift is in and i cant make up my mind on 265/70/17 265/75/17 or 285/70/17. What else do i have to remove on truck besides the mudflaps for rubbing issues.
     
  2. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:00 AM
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    Brunes

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    I'd personally go 16's...but that's just me.

    You might have to trim plastic away from the inside of the fender well...Kinda gotta wait and see based on the tires and the tread you get....cause they can all be a little different
     
  3. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:01 AM
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    usctacoma

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    you wanna go bigger, but not kill your mpg as bad at the same time.
     
  4. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:06 AM
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    I run 285's but they are on 16's.
    As for tires I would not change a thing, true I had some rubbing issues but all of those were minor and an easy fix.
    My MPG's are down a little, but then again I don't drive it alot and do a fill up maybe once a month.
     
  5. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:25 AM
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    RDAY

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    does ne one know how much mpg u will lose on 285's firestone dest. a/t?

    i wanna go 17s because i cant find the wheels i want in 16s
     
  6. Jun 21, 2009 at 9:02 AM
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    285\70-17 BFGoodrich KM2's 17x8 Pro Comp 7089
    I have 285\70-17 on a 3" lift. I lost about 2 mpg with the setup:(.. i think its worth it though
     
  7. Jun 21, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    I have 255 75 17 BF Goods ( Came stock on the Jeep Rubacon's)
    (32" Tire!)
     
  8. Jun 21, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    Im quite partial to the 33's on 16 set up I have lol
     
  9. Jun 21, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    im running 285-65-18s i like them but they rub on the frame a little
     
  10. Jun 21, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    Fire931

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    285's on 16's here... next i think i'll push the limit and go 34 or 35's... :D
     
  11. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:33 PM
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    i would go with 18's personally 285-60-18
     
  12. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    Fire931

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    i had that setup originally on my truck... moto metal 951's with nitto terra grapplers.. it looked really sharp..
     
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