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Lift kit and tires...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LEMON, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:52 PM
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    LEMON

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    OK... Im new to this site, i was browsing the internet for some new tires and a lift kit for my tacoma and here I am.

    I have a 2010 4x4 double cab Tacoma and I want to add a 3inch lift to my truck, and also add some bigger tires to it.

    I have seem multiple forums with really similar questions but not all of them have the same answers, maybe someone can help me with this...

    if I lift the truck 3 inches, what is the biggest tire I can add to a stock rim(I wouls like to keep the 17) I was thinking a 275/70/17 would this be ok??

    also does anyone have pictures of this specific lift and tire size?? if you do it would be great, thank you all for your help sorry for being such a rookie at this.
     
  2. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:54 PM
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  3. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:55 PM
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  4. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:56 PM
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    Try clicking search. You can look in my pics if you want to see 3" lift with 285/75/16 tires an stock wheels with 1.25" spacers
     
  5. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:57 PM
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    once a week... like clockwork...
     
  6. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:58 PM
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  7. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:58 PM
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    LOL. Im thinking the same thing. When I first got my taco I used the search feature and found my answers. I swear they should make a sticky with this answer.

    ON A 2ND GENERATION TOYOTA TACOMA, THE BIGGEST TIRE YOU CAN FIT STOCK WITHOUT RUBBING IS A 31" TIRE (265) . WITH A 2.5" LIFT/3" LIFT, YOU CAN FIT 33's (285) BUT YOU WILL HAVE TO DO SOME TRIMMING TO AVOID RUBBING THE WHEELS AT FULL TURN/ARTICULATION.​
     
  8. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:59 PM
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    For some reason that reminds me of Obama on the Tonight show/late show saying "well actually, I was black before the election" hahahahahaha
     
  9. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:00 AM
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    :rofl:
     
  10. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:01 AM
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    :smack:
     
  11. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:01 AM
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    I think we are a little harsh even though we have good reason to be.
     
  12. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:02 AM
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    WOW, didnt know this was so common, thank you very much, liked the warm welcome(dont worry i cant take it)

    Thanks for the pic Kenny, would love to see my truck like that
     
  13. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:03 AM
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    Oh, and LEMON... don't let us scare you away... unfortunately, if you stick around for a week or two, we'll warm up to ya. I say "unfortunately" because unless you have $50,000 sitting in the bank labeled "BLOW MONEY" your probably going to run into some financial issues...

    On second thought, get the hell out of here while you still can! Really. Run. Turn around and run.
     
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    Ok, thank you Manny, can I avoid the trimming with spacers??
     
  15. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:05 AM
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    Sorry Man, dont take it personal. I hope you stick around the forums as its an awesome place to learn a lot of stuff. When I first came on this thing I didnt even know how to change oil but learned little by little. As you stick youll see how often the question gets asked (probably every couple/few days) and understand our flaming. Enjoy the site and welcome to TW :)
     
  16. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:05 AM
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    Oh, and where the fuck are your pictures?! You can't just waltz on in here demanding information with out showing us the goods... we, sir, are Taco lovers!
     
  17. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:07 AM
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    you will have to trim a little. But nothing much
     
  18. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:07 AM
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    nope. still gonna have to trim. the spacers are used only when trying to run bigger tires (like the 33's) with the stock wheels/rims
     
  19. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:09 AM
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    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    Yea. your not ripping your whole fender off. I have 2.5 inches of lift and I trimmed about a 5"x3" piece of wheel well on each side. Im guessing that a 3" lift would need less so you should be good.

    O, and acesii speaks nothing but truth. Be prepared to let this site run your bank account. lol
     
  20. Sep 28, 2009 at 12:10 AM
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    By the way, like the red truck with the black rims, thinkig of doing mine black as well, any suggestions on how??(dont want to spray apint)
     
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