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Very basic tacoma here.... Needs to get bigger

Discussion in '5 Lug' started by MadCowboy, Jul 8, 2012.

  1. Jul 8, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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    MadCowboy

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    Hello everyone
    I have a 2011 very basic tacoma. I found this website looking for tire sizes but i have found so much more info on here that i was wondering about i decided to join. But if anyone can give me a answer to my question it would be greatly appreciated. So I own a production company and that involves lots of driving around on dirt paths and over grass and things like that and I'm wondering what the biggest tire i can put on would be. I have 225/70 r15 on there now but i want something bigger and more aggressive. But also if there is any one in my area that four wheels and can show me some sick places that would be awesome..... So thanks for listening to my rant.
     
  2. Jul 8, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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    Welcome! :wave: I don't know much about 5lug sizing but I'm sure someone will chime in :thumbsup:
     
  3. Jul 8, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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    TeamSarcasm

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    I guess no one is looking at 5lug section

    post in here someone will get back to you
     
  4. Jul 8, 2012 at 12:40 PM
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    epa4wd

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    30" if i remember correctly, not sure if its with stock or aftermarket wheels.
     
  5. Jul 8, 2012 at 7:41 PM
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    TheRedTac0

    TheRedTac0 Just a Taco guy, both food & truck

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  6. Jul 9, 2012 at 8:34 PM
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    I got stock tires on my 12' access cab but theyre puny 215/70/15. The biggest tire you can get are 235/75/15. I'll be upgrading soon but this is the biggest on 5 lugs with no rubbing. Remember if you increase say 5% then the odo will be off same. I.e. from 70r to 75r then your going 105mph not 100 mph, or 53 mph not 50. Good thing to keep in mind if passing cop
     
  7. Jul 9, 2012 at 8:37 PM
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    Hey Pete, how you like the wrangler s.a.'s. I'm deciding between those and BFg at ko's. Why the wranglers? Any info that may help me decide?
     
  8. Jul 10, 2012 at 4:18 AM
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    Thanks for the input brother. In your honest opinion did the look have any play into you decision? If so which one do you think has a more rugged appearance
     
  9. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:46 AM
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    Thanks for all your input. I went with 235/75 r15 from goodyear. I got the wrangler radials. If anyone wants to get them now they are on sale at americas tire or discount tire (whatever they call it in ur area.) They were 115 but now they are only 99. Out the door with instillation and tax in California and the road hazard warranty ($14) it came out to $568.37. And they look hella good!!!!!!!

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  10. May 21, 2013 at 6:39 PM
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    Does the spare still fit with the 235 on?
     
  11. May 24, 2013 at 9:33 AM
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    I just got rid of a set of Wrangler Radials... They did pretty good in offroad situations but wore absolutely horribly. I got 18,000 out of them
     
  12. May 28, 2013 at 9:29 AM
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    Mine weren't the duratracs, they're called Wrangler Radials. I don't know how many of you know about my taco's little mishap but after it was all fixed I found out they aligned it poorly and wore one of the front tires out driving it 700 miles home. So I had to get 2 new fronts anyway and looking at the rears I didn't have much tread left back there either. The guy at the tire shop I use said he sells a lot of them and has never seen any issues with them like I had. Just one of those flukes or something...
     
  13. Jun 2, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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    Our trucks at work (chevy tahoes) came with those wranglers on them stock. I've got 10k and others have more than that on them without any issues.
     
  14. Jun 3, 2013 at 7:18 AM
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    Like I said, these were Wrangler Radials. Not the silentarmor ones. They looked like this when I took them off (these were the rear 2, took the pics for a craigslist ad)

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    The fronts were entirely bald
     
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