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Lifting my truck

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by wakerida97, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    wakerida97

    wakerida97 [OP] New Member

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    I just bought a 3 inch toytec lift for my 4x4 2002 toyota tacoma dbl cab and I want to get some wheels and tires. will i be able to run 16x8 with a 33" tire and what is a good M/T tire?
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:47 PM
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    MurderedComa

    MurderedComa Darth Maul

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    I've heard you can fit a 285/75/16 (33") on there with just 2.5 inches of lift, so with 3" of lift you should be golden.
    I like BFG m/t's
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:58 PM
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    cclax2145

    cclax2145 Well-Known Member

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    Deckplate mod, K&N drop in, blacked out tails and emblems, 3 inch toytec spacer/AAL lift, Alpine head unit, Boston acustics speakers, and 10 inch image dynamics sub (in custom seat/box), Alpine EQ, Flowmaster 40 series, and viper alarm system, 33inch bfg MTs, 15inch black steelys
    Hell yea go with bfg Mt's kms they are an amazing tire i love em and if you want a cheap rim but that still look nice go with wheelers steelys http://www.wheelersoffroad.com/tacomawheels.htm
    they are really nice here is a picture of my truck i got the same lift as you and same year just not a 4x4 or double cab.[​IMG]
    and here is a close up!

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  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    TRD4x4858

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    make sure the wheels are at least 4"BS or less, wheelers type B wheels are 3.75BS and the look awesome
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    cclax2145

    cclax2145 Well-Known Member

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    Yea i got 33/12.5/15 and i got type b and i only had to trim the front fenders a little but man was it worth it!
     
  6. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:19 AM
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    MurderedComa

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    hey cclax, how's the ride with that 3 inch toytec spacer lift? i heard its a lil rough
     
  7. Feb 3, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    ETaco23

    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    the Spacer lifts are! I didn't mind it at first, But now I cant stand the ride! I feel every little bump. Im getting Toytec C/O's soon.
     
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