WHEELS/TIRES The Skinny on 235/85/16’s

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New member here and equipped with flame suit. Have spent way too much time reading posts on TW and got an invite here so I thought what the heck, let’s give it a try.
New 2020 TRD OR and wanting new tires. Stock suspension and no plans to change that. Was thinking 255/85/16 but have read they will rub. Trying to get a firm answer on 235/85/16’s. Pictures would be a huge help!
If not those, 2nd choice would be 265/75/16’s. I think they would work with no rubbing from what I have read. Thanks in advance! Pic for reference
 

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Well I am just going to pull the trigger and order up some STT Pro’s in 235/85/16 and roll the dice tomorrow. Can’t read another post... Pics and review after I get them on.
 

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Thanks, I pray they don’t rub and work out. Getting installed on Tuesday. 👍
I think you'll be okay. When I was comparing the tire sizes you're looking at, it seems to both be at about 31-32" diameter of a tire, provided different brands have different sizes when actually measured. 265/75/16 is the closest to the stock tires I had at 265/70/16.
 

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Don’t be afraid of trimming a hair off your fenders and front bumper. If you use appropriate technique, it’ll look stock.
 

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Don’t be afraid of trimming a hair off your fenders and front bumper. If you use appropriate technique, it’ll look stock.
I wouldn’t even know where to start doing that. I hope I don’t have to go down that road. If so, is there a thread that shows how to do it?
 

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I wouldn’t even know where to start doing that. I hope I don’t have to go down that road. If so, is there a thread that shows how to do it?
I wouldn’t worry about it too much until and if you have some rubbing. With your tire size it should be minimal if any. A heat gun might be all you need
 

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New member here and equipped with flame suit. Have spent way too much time reading posts on TW and got an invite here so I thought what the heck, let’s give it a try.
New 2020 TRD OR and wanting new tires. Stock suspension and no plans to change that. Was thinking 255/85/16 but have read they will rub. Trying to get a firm answer on 235/85/16’s. Pictures would be a huge help!
If not those, 2nd choice would be 265/75/16’s. I think they would work with no rubbing from what I have read. Thanks in advance! Pic for reference
I ran 255/80-17 (~32.8", same as 255/85-16) Cooper ST Maxx mounted on FJ Cruiser steel wheels 17x7.5 15mm offset (4.75" BS), on my 2nd gen with tired front shocks, your truck should have more clearance. I think they barely rubbed while lower than original height as I said.

235/85-16 or 235/80-17 will fit easy, as will 265/75-16 or 265/70-17, these are all about 31.7" diameter
 
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I ran 255/80-17 (~32.8", same as 255/85-16) Cooper ST Maxx mounted on FJ Cruiser steel wheels 17x7.5 15mm offset (4.75" BS), on my 2nd gen with tired front shocks, your truck should have more clearance. I think they barely rubbed while lower than original height as I said.

235/85-16 or 235/80-17 will fit easy, as will 265/75-16 or 265/70-17, these are all about 31.7" diameter
Thanks for that! I have no plans to do a lift until suspension gets tired. 👍🏻
 

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That’s what I said until about a week ago.... hahaha. So it goes... 🤷🏻‍♂️
Lol, I have spent my funny money for the next 2 years on my bike. It’s fully mod the Taco and be single or wait a couple of years. That OV Tune though 🤔
 

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Lol, I have spent my funny money for the next 2 years on my bike. It’s fully mod the Taco and be single or wait a couple of years. That OV Tune though 🤔
Lol I’m the opposite. I’m done with bikes right now. Trying to sell mine and build the taco
 

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Well here it is. They are skinny but just what I need here in Michigan. I can tell that it is a little less “peppy” with the added rotational mass. Over happy as there is no rubbing at all 😎
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