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Which Combo???

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by TacomaGus, Apr 24, 2010.

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Which Wheel and Tire Combo?

Poll closed May 24, 2010.
  1. 255/85 R16 On Stock Black Rims

    8 vote(s)
    36.4%
  2. 32x11.5 R15 On Aftermarket Rim

    14 vote(s)
    63.6%
  1. Apr 24, 2010 at 10:52 PM
    #1
    TacomaGus

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    i'm going to upgrade my wheels and tires in the next couple of months but i'm not sure which i want more, I like the look of both i just don't know what to do and the money can be a factor both ways since technically the 255/85's would be cheaper since i wouldn't be getting rims as well but only slightly since that type of tire is so expensive. Just not going to do 285/75 since i enjoy some power and mpg's haha.

    i have 265/70's on stock rims as of now
     
  2. Apr 25, 2010 at 1:16 AM
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    TacomaDan

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    16's are def the way to go. Bigger wheels are the IN thing now. Plus i dont think that the 255's will weigh as much as the 32's and youll get better gas mileage.
     
  3. Apr 25, 2010 at 9:05 AM
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    TacomaGus

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    idc about the wheel size, they both look good i just don't know which will give me more bang for my buck
     
  4. Apr 25, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    How much lift are your running? those 255's are 33's and won't fit on stock suspension.

    edit: it looks like 2.5" in front, if so, go with the 255's.
     
  5. Apr 25, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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  6. Apr 25, 2010 at 10:40 AM
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    I'll take that but with a medium milkshake. Chocolate please.
     
  7. Apr 25, 2010 at 3:25 PM
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    Whats with the odd size of a 255/85 if you dont mind me asking,

    i dropped to 15's when i upgraded so anytime i buy tires they are cheaper

    33x12.50x15 bfg a/t is about $173 give or take depending on the site

    385X75RX16 (about a 33x11.50x16 per ntwonline) is about $213


    But then you have to factor in the cost of wheels, i paid $1070 for wheels tires, lugs, centers, mounted/balanced and shipped for my 15s and 31x10.50s but that's just what i did. To each their own, i probably would have gone with a larger tire given the chance to do it over again.


    Ryan
     
  8. Apr 25, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    the 255/85's are atleast 200 bucks a tire from what i have found where as the 32's are only about 130-150 bucks a tire and i would get cheap cragar rims so the 32's with rims would only be a little more
     
  9. Apr 27, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    it would just really piss me off if i had to pay 200 bucks to replace a flat tire just for the tire itself...
     
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