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WTB Tires for a Pre-Runner

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by gozar, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. gozar

    gozar [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I found a set of 17" FJ Cruiser Steelies for my '07 pre-runner!

    So.... what tires should I get?

    07 Pre-Runner Off-Road.
    :: No plans to lift it
    :: Most driving (sadly) in town :(
    :: Once in a while - dirt and a little off-road. Have only used my locker 2 times! (I work too much...)

    My most extreme uses are getting to trailheads for hiking and biking. Example: driving up to Roger's Trough in the Superstitions. Although, I would like to come out once in a while with the other AZ dirtheads on here to see what can be done with a stock pre-runner!

    Truthfully, the Rugged Trail TA's that came stock with it fit my needs pretty well.

    Edit... what size should I get?

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
    the biggest size unlifted is a 265/70/17. terra grapplers come in that size as well as BFG AT's i believe...cant go wrong w/ either
     
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    gozar [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hadn't thought about the Terra Grapplers... they cost less than the BFG TA's, and seem pretty good.
     
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    gozar [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thinking about this... I know it's hard to go wrong with the BFG TA's - but they are pretty spendy.

    So ::
    What do you guys think would be the "Best Bang for the Buck" considering that my usage isn't that extreme?

    Or, is this a "You get what you pay for" situation?
     
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    Jon4x4 I said MEOW!!!

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    my friend has 285/70/17 on his stock tacoma and only has a little rubbing when sharp turns.
     
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    wat?

    285/75/16's slightly rub on mine w/ a 3" lift, new UCA's, and backspaced rims....
     
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    yah you know me and you have gone over this. no lift. 285/70/17 stock sport rims trd sport prerunner.
     
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    wat?

    yeah..and i'll believe that like the guy that did the v8 swap on his


    look at the pic u posted...there's like 2" between the back of the front fender and the tire. unless the entire fender has been gutted, there's more than a slight rub. thats not mentioning the rub on the UCA since there on stockers and no spacers/new uca's
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    nothing has been gutted at all only rub that i experience is on the uca at full turns i dont do fulll turns. also those tires sucks but were 285/70/17 dualer revo a/t now i have the nito terra grapplers.
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    wat?
    i'm quite sure they're on there, but there's no way it's a ' little rub on turns"...there was a guy on here that put 35's on a 3" lifted 1st gen...rubbed to hell too...but he could be the guy that said he did it. the second pic u posted looks like the back of the front fender is touching the tire, the front is like 2" away, and its pointed completely straight
     
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    no sir the back is not touching i wish i had a straighter picture to show you but i promise you it only rubs uca's
     
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    What is a UCA?
     
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    Upper Control Arm.
     
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    Oh and sorry for the thread jack.
     
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    wat?
    my 285's rubbed the back of the fender til trimmed and still rub the body mount. the only reason it didnt rub the front is b/c of the AP bumper...
     
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    I dont know what to tell you. i dont rub my cab mounts at all. i guess i just got a beast from the factory
     
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    yeah, thats it....my 07 DC prerunner sport and my 09 DC 4x4 sport have been exactly the same. just like urs...and everyone elses that rubs after 33's on a 3"
     
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    No worries... but it has gone astray, from talking tires to guys talking about rubbing. :eek: (just kidding - really no worries, it's entertaining.)
     
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    well you know what? obviously you dont believe so i will quit wasting my time i have no lift, i run the 285/70/17 on stock rims i got a prerunner sport i have shown you pictures obviously you still dont believe me. not much more i can say maybe my truck is different obviously it is because i got those tires with no lift. so thats all i gotta say.
     
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