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larger tires on thee rear of a 2001 tacoma prerunner

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Regretless Rob, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:17 PM
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    Regretless Rob

    Regretless Rob [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Painted my stock rims black and polished my lugs, New jvc head unit with 2 12" subs with shut of switch, Side mirrors tinted, FULLBLOWN FM-74267 muffler, In dash wiring for my Garmin 750 GPS & 3Gs Iphone dock with aux plug and charger in dash, Three more cigarette lighter plus under my head unit also in dash, strobe head lights for the hell of ithttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qumylyXOig,
    OK this might sound really stupid but i got a set of big mud tires gave to me the other day and just tried them on the back ,fit ok but im sure the front dose not have the room to clear everything. So what im getting to is ,whats all the bad crap that can happen with driving with a/t in front and some biggg mud tired in back.. and just lay it all on me iv looked this up for 4wd trucks and from what i read its a really bad idea but mines 2wd so idk if thats better:confused:.
     
  2. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:20 PM
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    S.B.

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    I've seen old school trucks with bigger tires in the rear. Dragsters do it.
     
  3. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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    ya same here.. i dont think it will be bad for it but just making sure,, really want to see some pix of other tacom first gens with that done to them.. i put them on and its to late to change them out cuz i changed them on the rim and i have work at 830 so cant really fix it b4 work
     
  4. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    i kinda fill like an ass driving it haha.. Iv got my truck looking nice and now theirs just big tires in the back haha.. I should just get the front lift
     
  5. Sep 13, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    I don't see any problems since it 2wd.
     
  6. Sep 14, 2010 at 8:37 AM
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    It won't hurt anything. The reason you don't do it on a 4wd is because when locked in 4wd your front wheels would spin faster than the back causing the transfer case gears to get damaged. The only way it would hurt a 2wd is if you put a big tire on one side and not the other.
     
  7. Sep 14, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    grate thanxx thats what i thought but i didn't know for sure ,but i think i will keep it for a few days to try it out.. i was driving to work this morning and kinda started liking the way i felt but we will see (08
     
  8. Sep 15, 2010 at 6:10 AM
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    I think I'd like to see pics of this setup.
     
  9. Sep 15, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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    No issues mechanically. Depending on how much bigger the rear tires will be, it'll handle like an old barracuda though. I want to see pics of this!!
     
  10. Sep 15, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    i will have better pix tomorrow
     
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