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What would you rather have?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by eodrunner, Jun 13, 2010.

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What rim/tire setup do you prefer?

Poll closed Jul 13, 2010.
  1. 20's with 285/55

    4 vote(s)
    3.0%
  2. 18's with 285/65

    33 vote(s)
    25.0%
  3. 16's with 285/75

    95 vote(s)
    72.0%
  4. Wait it out and get 20's and 16's

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Jun 13, 2010 at 6:07 AM
    #1
    eodrunner

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    If you only had one set of wheels and tires, as most of us can only afford one set, would you rather have 20's with lower profile tires, or 16's with a high sidewall, or 18's with a good mixture. Note that most of the driving will be on the street. The only other driving that the Taco will do is on dirt trails, and sand. So, what would you all prefer? As far as for me, I'm still undecided.
     
  2. Jun 13, 2010 at 6:09 AM
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    kinetik873

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    16's with a good A/T tire. I think the 20's with low pro tires look awful on our trucks. My.02
     
  3. Jun 13, 2010 at 6:12 AM
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    mwild

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    20s are to big imo. I really like the look of 18s with 285.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2010 at 6:14 AM
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    Just so this doesn't get taken out of context...ALL the tire options were 285's. That's how wide the trade is. The second number is the sidewall height.

    And I like 16's with lots of sidewall- More compliant over bumps and potholes and more area to flatten out on the sand.
     
  5. Jun 13, 2010 at 6:14 AM
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    Chad

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    16" with good A/Ts:

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    20"s:

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    I would say go 16 or 18 at the extreme highest, but DO NOT get 20s.
     
  6. Jun 13, 2010 at 7:20 AM
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    I like the 16s myself The wife has enough trouble getting in and out. of the truck
     
  7. Jun 13, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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  8. Jun 13, 2010 at 7:36 AM
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    16s...

    More tire less wheel
     
  9. Jun 13, 2010 at 7:37 AM
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  10. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:16 AM
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    x2. Well at least on prerunners and 4x4s. but on x-runners and dropped reg cabs they look cool.:cool:
     
  11. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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  12. Jun 13, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    I didn't vote since you left out probably the second most popular choice 285/70/17's. A nice compromise for those of us that want a little more wheel, but still want to survive offroad.
     
  13. Jun 13, 2010 at 9:02 AM
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    I agree :)
     
  14. Jun 13, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    Agreed, I love the 17's on my sport with 285's. Enough sidewall for flex but not so bling bling sized like the 20's.

    BTW 20's look ridiculous on a Tacoma IMO.
     
  15. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    I actually vote for 17's. With 33's, they look like the best setup IMO.
     
  16. Jun 13, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    For 285s I would go with 16s any other tire size bigger tho I would go with 18 max no 20sss
     
  17. Jun 14, 2010 at 9:14 AM
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    16's for sure
     
  18. Jun 14, 2010 at 9:36 AM
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    285/75/16's here. no complaints.:D
     
  19. Jun 14, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    Get 16s, you own a truck my friend.
     
  20. Jun 14, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    or you can run em like Daytons and do 16s with low profile tires...

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