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TRD Pro wheel replacement question...

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016-2023)' started by Lancelotless, Jan 8, 2018.

  1. Jan 8, 2018 at 7:56 AM
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    Lancelotless

    Lancelotless [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Jan 8, 2018 at 8:29 AM
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    Whitetail Assassin

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    There r threads that r exactly what u r looking for I’m sure. C if u can find the thread addressing the wheels and maybe pm someone that has them and ask. That would probably b the easiest and most accurate advice. That way someone who actually has them can attest. I’ve seen at least a couple of threads specific to these wheels. Best of luck.
     
  3. Jan 8, 2018 at 8:35 AM
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    Thunder Fist

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    Like, so many.
    I went from 16's to 17's and it's totally fine. The Sport uses a 17 inch wheel as well.
     
  4. Jan 8, 2018 at 5:38 PM
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    eurowner

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    If the 17" rim and tire are heavier than the 16" rim and tire, the vehicle will drive differently in a negative way.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2018 at 5:53 PM
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    Sarhog

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    Very enlightening! Would it also be safe to say.....

    If the 17" rim and tire are lighter than the 16" rim and tire, the vehicle will drive differently in a positive way?

    Thanks for the tip! :boink:
     
  6. Jan 8, 2018 at 5:56 PM
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    2016Tacoman

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    Seems to handle better and KO2's I upgraded to grip fantastically in the snow.
     
  7. Jan 8, 2018 at 5:57 PM
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    dlo13

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    my experience was very different. (285/75/16 at 38 PSI---maybe you were aired down?)
     
  8. Jan 8, 2018 at 5:59 PM
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    2016Tacoman

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    No I don't run that high. 265's running at 34 psi C load.
    285's I'm sure you do.
     
  9. Jan 8, 2018 at 6:20 PM
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    eurowner

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    Rough estimate is 10lbs of rotational weight is equal to 100lb on the chassis. Less rotation weight for accelleration and braking, and less suspended weight makes the vehicle drive "lighter".
     

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