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Baja Boss AT

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by AdmiralNoodle, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. Jun 15, 2021 at 7:41 AM
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    AdmiralNoodle

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    As far as I know, these are pretty new

    https://www.4wheelparts.com/p/micke...aja-boss-a-t-90000036821/_/R-BFLW-90000036821

    I'm personally very I terested in their 255/85/17 size offering, calculated to be about 34.5" tall (interestingly listed at 33.2" on 4wp). I've heard 255/80/17 will fit stock, so I wonder how much lift and mods would be required to fit a 1" taller tire of the same width?

    Anyways the tires look cool to me, an all terrain with super beefy sidewalls for the look. They're also three peak mountain snowflake, which is a requirement in my book to be able to go up to the mountains safely

    Thoughts?
     
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    At that size I think you’d be in potential BMC territory. It’s not very wide, but it’s almost a 35” tire.
     
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    BMC doesn't really scare me, it's just something I wouldn't do if I didn't need it. I feel like BMC, 1.5" lift, and front trimming should clear it, but no knowing until we try right?
     
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    That would be a solid plan to avoid any potential issues. Might need UCA’s as well to adjust caster and push the tire forward in case if rubs on the pinch weld.
     
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    Wow, looks awesome! Heavy AF,but looks like a good all around AT. hopefully they'll add more size and load range options. I could see these being popular in a 285/70/17 SL or LT/C.
     
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    I'm sure the size rollout should be pretty quick, from what I gather these are only a few months old. I can definitely see these being popular, if nothing else for the aggressive look on an all terrain.
     
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    For sure, 4Runner needs atleast 275 / 285 tires to match the looks. My wife wants softer ride on our road trips so I would not go more than Load C and be extra careful on trails. 255s are definitely not my taste for looks and only having Load E is not good for our long drives.

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    Skinnies are definitely a bit of a polarizing look, it my eyes it makes the truck look taller and lighter, and a little more expedition-y :p
     
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    Here's a clip of them installed on an fj, gives you an idea of the look on a 4runner.

    https://youtu.be/keTaWTVdPFA

    Interestingly he weighs them a little over 42 lbs, but 4wp says 60+ per tire. Either way, for sure lighter than a comparable 'wide' 35
     
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    I am very intrigued with the pizza cutters. I have a 2021 Pro and they will be my next tire when that time will come!
     
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    Oh ya I’m all about the tall skinny tire look. Not sure they’ll go well on my GX but for sure on my 4runner. Thanks for the post!
     
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    These tires have it all! Great tread pattern with siping, side biters for the mud, a brand name you can rely on. They are pretty heavy as far as that size of tire goes, imagine because of the side biter tread design. Getting an alignment with a little higher caster numbers will help with some of the rubbing. As far as lift, maybe 3''/2''?
     
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    Whomever gets these first? Just know, we'll be waiting for input.......okay.;)
     
  14. Jun 17, 2021 at 6:35 AM
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    With any luck I'll be getting these withing the next few months, all depends on how the money goes as per usual lol

    I'm going to see if I can get away with bilsteins at 1.75"/1.5", most likely with some trimming and a BMC
     
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    Agreed. Good looking tire but man are they heavy as hell!!!
     
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