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Over size tires

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by jlien, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. Feb 3, 2012 at 11:14 AM
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    jlien

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    I bought 285/75/r16 tires for 2009 tacoma 4x4 trd like and idiot without researching enough. l I put a two inch leveling kit in front. the tires are still rubbing on the inner frame when I turn com. 1.5 spacers don't fit due to hitting outer frame. Will these tires work if I put a 3 inch lift? 4in. Or am i screwed with this tire size?
     
  2. Feb 3, 2012 at 11:19 AM
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    if its only hitting the frame you need to do the cab mount chop
     
  3. Feb 3, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Op search cab mount chop this is normal
     
  4. Feb 3, 2012 at 11:38 AM
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    Fightnfire

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    285's typically wont fit regardless of lift without some trimming.
     
  5. Feb 3, 2012 at 11:43 AM
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    I had a 3" lift with 1.25" spacers with a 3" spacer up front, still rubbed my fenders. thats when i got the all pro fenders. solved most of the problem. Im sure you could get away with trimming because it really wasn't a lot after the 3" spacer.
     
  6. Feb 3, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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    You need more backspacing
     
  7. Mar 7, 2012 at 11:13 PM
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    Anyone know a person around san diego that could do a cab mount chop? thanks
     
  8. Mar 8, 2012 at 6:03 AM
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    G scott,
    I believe you mean less backspacing. Less back space brings the mounting surface closer to the back of the rim.
     
  9. Mar 11, 2012 at 12:05 PM
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    How can you change the back spacing
     
  10. Mar 13, 2012 at 6:59 PM
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    get different wheel. you can move the tire out with spacers but the back spacing is the gonna be the same
     
  11. Mar 13, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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    i'm assuming you're using the stock wheels. my buddy has a similar setup. he was able to clear everything with spacers and doing the cab mount chop. it's real simple to do. just find a buddy that can weld;).


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  12. Mar 13, 2012 at 7:28 PM
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    that's awesome dude! i chopped mine the other day & i'd like to weld the covers on sometime. sweet!
     
  13. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:07 PM
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    Talk to James at "The Truck Shop" on Miramar road about the cab mount chop. They did mine and it wasn't too expensive.
     
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