2013 base 2wd. Tire/wheel size help!

Discussion in '2005 - 2015 Toyota Tacoma' started by Jeepthing126, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Jeepthing126

    Jeepthing126 New Member

    Just joined. New taco owner.

    I have a stock base model. 4cyl. With what looks like hand truck tires. I definitely don't want a lift but looking for the biggest tire possible for truck. 17"s/18"s. please throw some suggestions my way. Clueless.

    I'd like a wider tire. Hight too. To fill wheel well up a bit. Will stock wheels and tires fit from a 4wd taco?

    U guys know where I can find pics of anything like this?
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  4. NJtacoma

    NJtacoma Rocking a Taco Since 2000

  5. EricTheRed

    EricTheRed Pantless...

    Yup, those stock tires are an embarrassment. First thing I did was throw on some larger rubber.

    From what I've gathered, the largest you can go sans modification is 235/75R15. If you're willing to cut some plastic, you can do the "Black Box Mod" and stuff some 30" tires in there. Anything larger and a lift is required.
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  6. Dave Gooden

    Dave Gooden Member

    what size 15 LT can i use on base 2wd?
  7. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    You really only need to post this question once in one thread to get an answer.
    Did you read the above comments?
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  8. Dave Gooden

    Dave Gooden Member

  9. Dave Gooden

    Dave Gooden Member

    i need to evaluate the LT size rather than the p series
  10. Dave Gooden

    Dave Gooden Member

    Will lt215 75 15 work
  11. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    What’s the stock size? 215/70/15?
    215/75/15 would fit just fine. It looks like you can fit up to 235/75/15.
  12. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    I would at least go with 225/75/15 if you’re wanting a larger tire. 215/75/15 isn’t going to be any wider and only 0.8” taller.
    The 225/75/15 are going to give you 1.4” of height and 0.4” of width.
  13. Dave Gooden

    Dave Gooden Member

    What's the difference of the LT designation
  14. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    I don’t know why you are so hung up on those letters haha they mean Light Truck-metric. They are designed to be used on vehicles that are capable of carrying stuff ie a truck or towing trailers and are usually a C, D or E rated tire. There is no difference in actual size. A LT225/75/15 is still a 225/75/15.
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  15. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Lt normally doesnt have any road mileage warranty.
    Ironically, i think a P metric has higher load carrying capacity than a load range C for our trucks.
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  16. Rock59

    Rock59 New Member

    I just put these 235/75/15's on my 2014 2wd access cab. Man it looks so much better. What a difference. The ride is compromised a bit but then again it is a truck. These are Toyo Open Country All Terrain tires. After much research I went with these because of the reviews and the 65,000 mile tread warranty. After some hard bargaining it was $625 out the door with road hazard, lifetime alignment, rotating, and balancing at Tire Discounters.

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    Last edited: Mar 14, 2018
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  17. SomeDirtyCuban

    SomeDirtyCuban Well-Known Member

    Just lift it 3 inches
  18. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Nice. Not a bad deal. Welcome to the forum.
  19. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum
  20. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Lets hope he got something fingered out in the last 5yrs

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  21. SomeDirtyCuban

    SomeDirtyCuban Well-Known Member

    haha WTF I didn't even see that!!!
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