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New Wheels 17 x 9, what size of tires i should get?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by wing103, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. Aug 12, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    wing103

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    Hi
    I just get a 17 x 9 with 12" off set wheels, what size of tires i should get? and what brand name is good on highway driving?
    Please help me out.
    thanks
     
  2. Aug 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    If your stock and wanna stay stock 265/65/17 slightly larger would be 265/70/17.

    As far as a tire go to wheelworks/goodyear/sears/discount tires and ask them what they recommend anything will be fine for your application.
     
  4. Aug 12, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    Tacoma double cab 2009 with OEM wheels on it, have not do the lift kit yet.
    I hope this is what you looking for. Thanks a lot.
     
  5. Aug 12, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    265/70 is the biggest you can go without rubbing on 17s.
     
  6. Aug 12, 2011 at 4:26 PM
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    Thanks.
    Did you guys geard a brand name Masteraft AT2? are they good?
     
  7. Aug 12, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    They are owned by Cooper Tires. My buddy has a set on his cummins and says they are "alright he guesses"

    Also check to make sure on the manufacturers website that the 265s are approved for use on 9" wide rims.
     
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    They're not bad, as KPT said, they're a Cooper brand. Where are you getting the tires? Townfair Tire price matches so you can find the cheapest, down and dirty price you can and they'll match it!
     
  9. Aug 12, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    So if i looking for the tires, am I have to look for 265s/70/R17
    Am I right?
     
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    Thanks for the info.
     
  11. Aug 12, 2011 at 5:00 PM
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    Depends, if you want a little lift, go with 265/70R17. They're about 1" taller than stock tires so the truck will sit 1/2" taller. Stock size for the 17" rim is 265/65R17.
     
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