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list of tires for 255/85/16

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by 08pretaco, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. Sep 28, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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    S.B.

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    I wouldn't run an 8" rim. I would stay with 7" wide rim, like what is stock. I kept my stock rims with this size tire but a copper ST and they rub very little on the left uca (havent checked the right side uca) and on the frame with full lock to the right and the right side of the frame (passenger side).
     
  2. Sep 28, 2010 at 6:41 PM
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    yup keep the 7" rim. On a 10" wide tire, the 8" are too wide.
     
  3. Sep 28, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    sweet, thanks team. I'm going to try running a 7" with about 4" bs. I've got the OME 3" lift with Dakar pack and 886 springs in the mail. I know they'll clear stock UCAs but i'm thinking i might grab the TC UCAs to err on the safe side. Not sure how much cutting i'll need to do but the general consensus seems to be that i'm going to need to do the cab mount chop. I'll run some searches to see what else needs cutting, but if anybody knows off the top of their head it'd give me a start. thanks
     
  4. Sep 28, 2010 at 10:31 PM
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    If I were you I would do ucas for alignment reasons. I'm at only 2" of lift in the front and my alignment is not perfect. I don't know about other backspacing but if you stay with the stock spacing you do not need to do the cab mount chop. My tires don't even come near the cab mount.
     
  5. Jan 19, 2011 at 1:31 AM
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    Well this thread just convinced me to keep the 16" 2001 Taco wheels i just bought and give the Bighorns a try.
    Wish they would make a C rated MT in this size, but oh well.
     
  6. Mar 6, 2011 at 10:30 AM
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  7. Jan 24, 2012 at 7:35 AM
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  8. Jan 26, 2012 at 9:41 AM
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    I measured mine
    1st Gen TRDs 4.5" BS
    2nd Gen Stock Steelies 5" BS
    2nd Gen TRDs 5.5" BS (according to the wheel specs thread)
    Mine with 255/85/16 BF Goodrich Mud Terrain T/A KM2 on 1st Gen TRDs
    [​IMG]
    A slightly wider stance. No chopping and still running mud flaps. By the way spell check wanted to replace TRDs with Turds but I didn't let it. I just thought of something. I'm not sure if mine will clear the rear with 4.5" BS and 4" BS will push them out farther. I might have to increase my bump stops to prevent them from stuffing into the fender. This is just a baby flex on the hill just north of my house. I haven't taken them out for a good trail run yet. I'll let you know after I get a full flex.
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  9. Feb 19, 2012 at 2:31 PM
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    Why is it not recommended to run an 8" rim with these tires? I actually have 16x8.5 wheels with 4.5 backspacing. Is it because it would hit the stock uca? Sorry if I missed the answer somewhere
     
  10. Feb 19, 2012 at 3:57 PM
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    It's the maunfacturers specification that dictates what wheel width should be used with the tire. Most manufacturers recommend a 7-8" wheel width for their 255s.
     
  11. Feb 19, 2012 at 8:16 PM
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    With too wide a wheel for the tire your wheel is not protected and looks funny.
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  12. Feb 20, 2012 at 4:58 AM
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  13. Oct 2, 2012 at 9:07 PM
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  14. Oct 2, 2012 at 11:07 PM
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    Update fronts will rub slightly on mud flap if I bounce the front too hard at full lock & rears haven't touched yet.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Oct 3, 2012 at 9:47 AM
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    Meaning your gas gauge is messed up? Or are you saying it just eats gas around town but does good on the highway

    What do you mean you don't want to use wheel spacers because you actually offroad??
    Who told you you can't use wheel spacers offroad? I know plenty of people that do, and have never seen any information saying you shouldnt
     
  16. Jan 14, 2013 at 3:13 PM
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    Can the weight of each tire be added to the list
     
  18. Jun 20, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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    Any new news or information? I am about to pick up tires and I have been eyeing the Discoverer ST but I wouldn't mind some more options in this size?
     
  19. Jan 20, 2014 at 5:04 AM
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    Good info as I'm looking into 255/85s as we'll. haven't picked a tire yet tho
     
  20. Apr 3, 2014 at 5:16 PM
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    OP- can you add the Cooper ST Maxx in this size to the FP?
     
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