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rim size

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Nailer28, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. Oct 14, 2008 at 12:07 PM
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    Nailer28

    Nailer28 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hi guys looking at 17 inch rims and i am not sure if i am suppose to go with a 17x9 or 17X8 will either one work or will the 9 rub i have on 05 tacoma
     
  2. Oct 14, 2008 at 12:19 PM
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    tacoskim

    tacoskim Tuned By Gadget

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  3. Oct 14, 2008 at 12:24 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    I have 17x9 on my truck.

    Wider tires weigh more than taller, keep that in mind.
     
  4. Oct 14, 2008 at 12:35 PM
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    Nailer28

    Nailer28 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    just want to make sure tires dont stick out to far or hit the uca looking to run 285 70 17
     
  5. Oct 14, 2008 at 12:40 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    This brings up a question I had earlier... I was going to get 16x10 rims to run 285/75/16. But should I get the 16x8 instead? What width rims are others running with 285s?
     
  6. Oct 14, 2008 at 12:50 PM
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    luk8272

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    I have 4.5 backspace and 0 offset 17x9 rim with 285/70/17.
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    With the front mud flaps removed I throw a shit load of rocks. I have the BFG AT.
     
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