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POLL: 3 inch lift .... With 265s or 285s

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TOYOTA 09, Aug 19, 2011.

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What looks better/ is better for a three inch lift? And why?

Poll closed Sep 18, 2011.
  1. 265s

    63 vote(s)
    22.7%
  2. 285s

    215 vote(s)
    77.3%
  1. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:18 PM
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    TOYOTA 09

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    What do people like better a 3 inch lift with 265s or 285s...and why?


    Feel free to post a pic!
     
  2. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    Maverick904

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    I like my 265s. better gas mileage. Less rubbing when flexed. no rubbing when normally driving. and they still look good. and my speedo on the truck is just about spot on.
     
  3. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    Iakopa84

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    I got myself some 275's.. so I'm about in the middle :D
     
  4. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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  5. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    What make of 275's? Ive been looking but couldnt find any?
     
  6. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    JonnyBb

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    285s look good, but you gotta deal with all the issues discussed earlier
     
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  7. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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  8. Aug 19, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    I wanted to get bigger tires. 265 was stock size. I originally put 275 Goodyear Silent Armor then after my OME lift I went with 305/70/16 Cooper DISCOVERER STT tires. They are great tires for off roading anywhere.
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  9. Aug 19, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    donaldwagner

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    How about 38.5s
     
  10. Aug 19, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    OZ-T

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    255/80/17 255/85/16


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  11. Aug 19, 2011 at 11:15 PM
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    Never even heard of a 255/80/17, but they look good (as does that truck!)
     
  12. Aug 19, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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    same shit as everyone else
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  14. Aug 19, 2011 at 11:47 PM
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    265's are way too small imo.
     
  15. Aug 19, 2011 at 11:54 PM
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    I would say 285s they would look better, and the gas mileage isnt too much off. Not nearly as much as my 315s! But rubbing wouldnt be bad either.
     
  16. Aug 19, 2011 at 11:57 PM
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    Even then 315's wouldn't kill your gas mileage that bad. Speedo might be off a bit though.
     
  17. Aug 20, 2011 at 12:01 AM
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    my mileage has decreased quite a bit, and my speed sucks ass. im in desperation of a regear!
     
  18. Aug 20, 2011 at 2:10 AM
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    Smash as much rubber under as you can without rub. Assuming you stayed with the stock wheel size then 285's for sure.
     
  19. Aug 20, 2011 at 5:45 AM
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    I run 275's, no cutting and no rubbing.
     
  20. Aug 20, 2011 at 5:47 AM
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