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wheel spacers for 285's?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by jcremeans11, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Jan 2, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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    jcremeans11

    jcremeans11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    With a 3" lift, would you need wheel spacers to run 285's? Everything else is stock
     
  2. Jan 2, 2011 at 11:50 AM
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    Depends on backspacing on the wheels. Short answer is depending on how much rubbing you're willing to put up with and how much trimming you're willing to do.
     
  3. Jan 2, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Stock backspacing on the 1st gens is 4.5"
     
  4. Jan 2, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    Do wheel spacers hurt your power much?
     
  5. Jan 2, 2011 at 1:51 PM
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    wtbthree Give 'er

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    I didn't. I'm running 17" OEM FJ rims. Only needed to remove my front flaps and do some very very minor cutting on my fenders
     
  6. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:39 PM
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    If you run wheel spacers, you are going to need to cut some of the plastic out of the fender wells out as well as doing the pinch-weld mod because the tires will rub it when they are near full lock. Then you'll be golden.:)

    No, not at all.
     
  7. Jan 2, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    why do people assume this? i feel like I've seen people ask this a couple times this month but before hand i had never even heard of it. I'm guessing it's because it's adding unsprung weight but my 4 spidertrax weigh 15 lbs total....no where near enough to cause a noticeable difference
     
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