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Lift with stock rims or new rims?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by StAndrew, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Jan 31, 2011 at 10:20 AM
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    StAndrew

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    Im looking to put a ~3" lift on my Extra Cab. Im not getting new rims. Would the stock rims look ok with the lift? Im thinking about also adding a 1" spacer on the wheels...
     
  2. Jan 31, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    With a little bit bigger tires it will look fine.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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    Just upgrade your tires to slightly bigger after your stock ones wear out. No big deal.
     
  4. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    Didnt want to start a new thread so I resurrected this one.

    My tire size is LT263/70-R16 (pic below). I have the back lifted via AAL (~1.5-2"). I plan to add some 5100's on the rear for ~2.75" lift and OME 881's up front. Would these tires look ok or would I need something bigger? Im also looking into some wheel spacers (nothing over 1") so the tires match up better with the flared fenders.
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  5. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:24 PM
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    well when you say would these tires look alright, it is really all up to you, if you like em keep that size if not, do what most people do after a lift, get bigger tires:D
     
  6. Mar 7, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Yes but these are pretty new. It'll be a while bf Im up for new tires. I guess Ill have to suck it up either way...
     
  7. Mar 7, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    eh i dont have the spare money to by new wheels and tires so im still rockn the 31s on stock wheels with a 3 in lift.
     
  8. Mar 7, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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    OME 881, 5100's front and back (set to 0), icon aal

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  9. Mar 7, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    Exactly what I was just going to say.

    Check this,

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  10. Mar 8, 2011 at 4:55 AM
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    ^ nice truck guys! Ill probably get bigger tires next go around.

    So SlimDigg, how much of a lift did you with the 5100's set at zero?
     
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