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285s are a little bigger than that. I'm pretty sure the people with 33s don't really have problems.
I have 285/75/16 km3's and i have never rubbed ever. Not at moab not at our trails around where i live. I read and read all the time about guys rubbing here and rubbing there. I have a 3" in front and 2" rear aal . What I ponder is these other guys are they running 17" or bigger wheels , that is my question. And i just did tire size calculator and it is the wheels.
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Learning in offroading growing up as a kid the more rubber on your wheel the better. Truck rides nicer and tires are not as expensive. Im not sure if many guys know about this or what. Im not gonna sacrifice my offroad abilities and comfort so i can have some honkin big wheels on a offroader. Top that you have to have fancier shocks to smooth out your ride with big ass wheels . But hay thats me and my opinion.
 

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I have 285/75/16 km3's and i have never rubbed ever. Not at moab not at our trails around where i live. I read and read all the time about guys rubbing here and rubbing there. I have a 3" in front and 2" rear aal . What I ponder is these other guys are they running 17" or bigger wheels , that is my question. And i just did tire size calculator and it is the wheels.
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Good info. citadelfox you'd probably be fine with a 275 or 285 on 16" wheels.
 

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285/75/16 would be gravy if that will work with my setup. But I'm totally OK with a slightly skinnier tire if needed to avoid rubbing.
 

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I have method nv305 wheels with 0 offset and 4.5" backspace , again i do not rub a dub lmao
 

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285/75/16 would be gravy if that will work with my setup. But I'm totally OK with a slightly skinnier tire if needed to avoid rubbing.
I'm fairly certain people say a 255/85r16 is what you want if you don't want to deal with a 285/75 possibly rubbing. The 255/85 is a "pizza cutter" tire which is a tall and skinny tire. It measures about 31.1" which is only slightly shorter than the 285/75. But it is only 10" wide whereas the 285/75 is 11.2" wide.

These measurements also depend on the tire brand and type. BFG tires (such as the popular KO2) tend to run slightly smaller than a similar tire from Nitto, for example.
 

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citadelfox - here is my truck when I had the 285/75r16 BFG KO2 tires on the Bilstein 5100 / OME 887 lift.

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Not that this photo is that relevant to what you need, but here is another comparison of the 285/75 to when I had 35s.

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Thank you so much for the info! That helps my decision making a great deal. I'm still planning on the OEM TRD lift.

Mudflaps? We don't need no stinking mudflaps!! 🤣😂🤣😂🤣
 

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If I'm on 5100/887 + AAL is it worth going with the 888 and throwing the overload spring back in?

I just need a little more room for clearance. 265/75/15. CMC'd it twice. Gonna have to redo the one side. Rather have the room then a little more. Should I even bother?
 

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Before doing a tune is it best to upgrade your exhaust and intake first?

I decided to go ahead and get an exhaust "MBRP" as a economy price and read good reviews but plan on coating it with heat resistant paint as some say it rusts early. we will see.
 
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I currently have a matrix XRS and looking into getting a 4 door manual transmission tscoma .. is it worth while to get the trd pro or should I just go with the standard package and get various mods like trd air intake nd air filters ?
First time New car buyer and still learning about tacos .. TIA
 

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I currently have a matrix XRS and looking into getting a 4 door manual transmission tscoma .. is it worth while to get the trd pro or should I just go with the standard package and get various mods like trd air intake nd air filters ?
First time New car buyer and still learning about tacos .. TIA
I have a pro and have enoyed it, but my plan was to stay fairly stock while adding a winch and side steps and other functional mods.
If you plan on suspension upgrades, the trd pro is a total waste, because its main feature for which you pay a premium is a 1.5 inch lift with some great fox shocks.
 
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