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Would 315's work on a 2.5" lift?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Sheepdog, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Apr 11, 2011 at 3:20 PM
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    Sheepdog

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    It's almost time for me to get new tires. I have 285's on right now with a 2.5" spacer up front but I kinda want to try 315's if they'll fit. The 285's rubbed on the body in the rear part of the wheel well when I turned really hard. I'm thinking about getting a 1.5" body lift to fix that problem. But I was thinking: If I got the body lift, and a 1.25" - 1.5" wheel spacer, would I be able to get away with 315's? If anyone has tried this or knows if it would work or not, please let me know.
     
  2. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    Doubt it will work without a bunch of hassle...I'd stick with 285's to save your gas mileage, horsepower, and gears. Giant tires put a lot of stress on a small pickup like a Tacoma.
     
  3. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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    wow 315s..hmmm i think it'll be freakin way tight if it works at all..

    but id stick to 285s as stated above. save your gas and you wont have to regear
     
  4. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    It would only really work if you got the body lift and even then you will have to cut a lot.
     
  5. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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  6. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:27 PM
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  7. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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  8. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    stick to 285, a 315/75/16 tire is a 34-12.2-16! people hafta cut with 33/12.5/15!
     
  9. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    shit my 35's rub on 6" lift lol
     
  10. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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  11. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    they will work if you tub the inner fenders and use that nifty tool Jlee posted to remove A LOT of metal.
    [​IMG]
     
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    I honestly say go for it if that's what you want your going to have to tub the fender wells to fit them. my next set of tires will be 35x12.50's with a 3" lift and this will be my best friend.
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  13. Apr 12, 2011 at 10:36 AM
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    I doubt they would fit without major work. I'm running 295/75/16's on Pro Comp 16x8 7031's with 4.5" BS and have some minor clearance issues but nothing to bad. I'm running my adjustable 5100's at 3" of lift.
     
  14. Apr 12, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    if your only rubbing on the rear of the wheel well on the body then just do the pinch weld mod.
     
  15. Apr 12, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    they will fit if you really want them to
     
  16. Apr 12, 2011 at 3:26 PM
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    You know allll about that dont ya :D
     
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    Yup I have put in 20+ hours in making 35s fit.
     
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    I believe it.
     
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