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3" lift with 265 tires, will they look to small?

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by flynsqurlninja, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. Aug 29, 2016 at 7:33 PM
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    flynsqurlninja

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    Here's what I got. Just bought her and wanting to put a lift on. It has 265 at tires, and in wondering if they will look too small with a 3" lift?IMG_0468.jpg
     
  2. Aug 29, 2016 at 8:11 PM
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    Hey there Sam, nice looking 4Runner! I have a 3" lift with 285 Toyo Open Country MT's. Sometimes the tires seem as though they are just barely stuffed in there. Plus, carrying a matching 285 size spare is not possible underneath. I have read about several guys on the forum with the same problem. I've been contemplating getting a rear bumper/swing away spare tire carrier but the cost is prohibitive.
     
  3. Aug 29, 2016 at 8:11 PM
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    Who makes your lift?
     
  4. Aug 30, 2016 at 5:19 AM
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    The rear coils are Rough Country coils, the front I got from Sonoran Steel. They took Toyota oem coil springs with Bilstein shocks. Steve at Sonoran Steel set it give it a 3" lift. To start with I had the original coil springs in front with the Rough Country 3" spacers. But with the CBI front replacement bumper & winch the front end did not have enough lift. I called Steve at Sonoran Steel. He knew what to do for my truck. I need to post the latest pictures, just don't think about it when I have the time.
     
  5. Jun 22, 2017 at 5:05 AM
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    Here are a set of 265/70-16's under a 3" lift. With that said I am going to put a set of 265/75-16's under it now.

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  6. Jun 22, 2017 at 3:57 PM
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    For reference purpose....here's a 3" inch lift with 275/70....some think these look too small

    upload_2017-6-22_18-57-13.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2017
  7. Jun 23, 2017 at 6:22 AM
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    I think they look great!
     
  8. Jun 24, 2017 at 5:11 AM
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    Thanks Teamroper. Your rig looks good too.
     
  9. Jun 24, 2017 at 7:41 AM
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    Do you have any more pics ??
     

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