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Old 03-20-2017, 06:54 PM   #1
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Hi all,
New to the forum here. Currently have 275x70x17 would like to run 285's . Anyone running this size and have any rubbing issues? Sure is a lot of room to fill. Don't ant to install a level kit if I don't have to.




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Assuming you're talking about a 3rd gen 4wd, yes 285s fit no rubbing. I have 285/70-17 on the 07, have seen trucks with 285/75-17 with no issues.
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You did not say if your truck is a 2wd or a 4wd. For many years I have run a lot larger than 285's. I have 315's and they just rubbed a tiny bit. I stopped that by installing a 3/32" spacer on the steering stop, one per side.

If you go up much in tire size, get your speedo recalibrated.

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Its an 07 4x4. Thanks for the reply
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Just put 285/70/17 No problems
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I'm running 285/75 R17 without any issues, and no mods to the front suspension.

As a side note: The Toyo AT II are stupid slippery in the rain and tend to break traction anytime it's even slightly wet. I won't buy them again. Just food for thought when looking for new rubber.
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