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what size tires for the trail

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by yoda4x4, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Aug 18, 2011 at 7:28 PM
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    yoda4x4

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    i got a 3 inch lift coming for my truck and getting ready to order tires. what size tires should i put on it that will look good and do good on the trail without rubbing or loosing a tun of power.
     
  2. Aug 18, 2011 at 7:42 PM
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    265/75 no rubbbing. 285/75 with trimming.
     
  3. Aug 18, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    will the 265 look big enough to fill in the wheel well
     
  4. Aug 18, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    I got 265/70/17 Nitto Terra Grapplers and they look plenty big enough with that size lift. That's your best bet for gas mileage & good performance off road IMO. Power loss is minimal if any at all.
     
  5. Aug 18, 2011 at 9:19 PM
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    Not really... 285s look perfect when running A 3" lift IMO... I'm glad I went with 285s instead of 265s.
     
  6. Aug 18, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    but i am worried about power loss on the little 2.7
     
  7. Aug 18, 2011 at 9:45 PM
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    How about 275's?
     
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    285's do look good, no dispute there. 265's would work just fine though, and will NOT look to small, and in your case with the 2.7, would make even more sense.
     
  9. Aug 18, 2011 at 9:59 PM
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    i think ill go with the 265s so she can do ok on the trail
     
  10. Aug 18, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    295's and trim then your set :)
     
  11. Aug 19, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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  12. Aug 19, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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    255/85/16s or 33/10.5/15s :thumbsup:
     
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