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Spare Tire Question....

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by jmed99, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. Mar 28, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    jmed99

    jmed99 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I currently have the 16" TRD OR wheels (09) and I'm thinking about buying 17" wheels and going with 285/70/17s. If I do that what do you recommend for a spare tire? :confused:

    Do I need to buy a 5th wheel and use the same tire as the other 4 or can I use my stock spare wheel? If so what size tire should I use?

    Thanks a million! :D
     
  2. Mar 28, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    you could always probably keep the 16 inch wheel...but get a used 16 inch tire thats is equivalent to the 17, if you can find one.
     
  3. Mar 28, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    Yeah....285/70R17 is like a 33....so you need a tire on that 16" spare that is about 33" too. Rim size doesn't matter as long as the over all diameter is the same.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    jmed99

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    Thanks guys!
     
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