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Discussion in 'New Members' started by MtnTaco, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    MtnTaco

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    Just bought my first Tacoma from a guy near the Arkansas/Missouri border. I've replaced the wheel setup for the Colorado snow.

    Before: 325 60 18 Kumhos on Helo wheels
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    After: 285 70 17 BFG A/Ts on American Racing Matte Black Tactics
    [​IMG]

    Which do you like better?
     
  2. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    Mr. T

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    First of all welcome to TW...and secondly I prefer the second. That's the same direction that I'm going with mine. Haven't decided on the rims yet but definitely going with the BFG A/Ts. As far as I'm concerned you've definitely made an improvement on the truck!
     
  3. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    AK27

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    welcome to tw!

    i like the second pic! :D
     
  4. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    how the hell did you fit 325's before?
     
  5. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    Dellosa89

    Dellosa89 Love peace and Taco Grease

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    Welcome to Tacoma World man, by far liking the seconded pic good job. ps u will never get a good enough fix for your addiction its only going to grow.
     
  6. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:44 PM
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    StaticFilter

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    Welcome!

    What's so odd about running 33's? His new tires are 33's as well... Or is it the width you are questioning?
     
  7. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    ^ rubbing on UCAs, body mounts etc. Basically he mentioned it in such a nonchalant manner that I was caught off guard as to what other mod's he had to do ie wheel backspacing etc
     
  8. Dec 1, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    ajohnson

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    welcome, I like what you changed, good job.
     
  9. Dec 1, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    BAP_29

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    im gonna step out on a limb and tell you that i like the first pic better. but thats just based on looks alone. im sure the 17s, and the bfg a/t's would work better in the snow
     
  10. Dec 1, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    Welcome to TW. Nice looking truck but I prefer the after.
     
  11. Dec 1, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    fletch aka

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    :wave: Welcome to TW
     
  12. Dec 1, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    MtnTaco

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    There is a 2 or 3 inch spacer, but nothing other than that. They rubbed a little and I was lucky if I got 10 mpg across Kansas. I thought they looked a little obnoxious.


    [​IMG]
     
  13. Dec 2, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    neslerrah

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    IMO, this combo is better. Welcome to TW.
     
  14. Dec 2, 2009 at 11:12 AM
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    Tsenekos

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    wow!!!! over kill on the spacers, I like the second pic with the 285's and welcome to tw:)
     
  15. May 31, 2012 at 1:32 PM
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    Corndawg

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    chrome all the way Guy we have the same Rims !!!

    photo.jpg
     
  16. May 31, 2012 at 1:34 PM
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    Corndawg

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    im aslo running 285/70R17 with chopped fenders
     
  17. May 31, 2012 at 1:38 PM
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    white toy taco

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    thank god you took off those nasty chrome rims. black rims always look better than chrome
     
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