What is the best 2-3" Lift Kit and Biggest Tires I Can Fit on my 18 Tacoma?

Discussion in '2016 + Toyota Tacoma' started by Snaggle32, Apr 18, 2018.

  1. Snaggle32

    Snaggle32 Member

    Hey, I just bought a 2018 Tacoma TRD Offroad. I need help with finding the best lift kit. I will not be doing much if any off-roading, I want it for the look. I would also like to figure out the biggest tire size I can run with trimming and rubbing. I would like the wheels to come out about an inch from the wheel well any ideas or opinions would help. I think my budget would be 3-3.5k for lift kit and wheels. Thank you
     
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  3. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Prerunner or 4wd?
     
  4. OP
    Snaggle32

    Snaggle32 Member

    4wd
     
  5. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Negative Nancy

    Toytec.
     
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  6. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

  7. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    Congrats on the new Tacoma. Welcome to the forum.
    I’m guessing you mean without rubbing or trimming. Without doing a CMC and some molding or trimming once you put 285/75/16 or similar you’ll have some rubbing at lock when you hit bumps.
    This topic has been talked about a lot on this forum and on other forums.
    You have an off road so you’ve got the bilstein 4600’s and off-road coils.

    Questions:
    What is your plan with the truck?
    Off-road all the time?
    Daily driver going off road a couple times a year? Monthly? Weekly? Daily?
    Old man emu makes good kits, like @whippersnapper02 said toytec.


    As far as tires and wheels here’s a list of the biggest:
    With a 2.5-3” lift you can fit up to:
    285/55/20 = 32.3x11.2”
    285/60/19 = 32.5x11.2”
    285/65/18 = 32.6x11.2”
    285/70/17 = 32.7x11.2”
    285/75/16 = 32.8x11.2”
    Wheels I would go with a 8.5” wide and -6 offset
    You might be able to go -12 offset but I know some have had issues with it rubbing more at that offset.

    Lift was talked about here:
    http://www.tacomaforum.com/threads/2018-tacoma-lift-kits.6772/

    Wheels and Tires are talked about here:
    http://www.tacomaforum.com/threads/new-to-forum-need-wheel-advice.6758/
     
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    Snaggle32

    Snaggle32 Member

     
  9. OP
    Snaggle32

    Snaggle32 Member

    Thank you for replying to this. thats a lot of info. to answer your questions:

    My plan for the truck is to just have a more aggressive look.
    I will almost never do any serious offloading
    its my daily driver - offload maybe 1 a week and its not extreme at all (like driving down a dirt road lol)
    I was thinking the toytec boss suspension lift.
    I don't know what I need to add when it comes to those options on the website.
     
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    Snaggle32

    Snaggle32 Member


    Thank you for replying to this. thats a lot of info. to answer your questions:

    My plan for the truck is to just have a more aggressive look.
    I will almost never do any serious offloading
    its my daily driver - offload maybe 1 a week and its not extreme at all (like driving down a dirt road lol)
    I was thinking the toytec boss suspension lift.
    I don't know what I need to add when it comes to those options on the website.
     
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    Bilstein 5100s, Dakar’s, light racing UCA and OME 887 coils

    Stealth custom SR8s 16x8
    285/75/16
     
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  12. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

  13. Thanks dude
     
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    Snaggle32

    Snaggle32 Member

    what do you think about this potential set up?

    Black 17x9 Moto Metal MO990 wheel is currently in-stock (-12mm)

    Nitto Ridge Grappler - LT285-70R17

    I still need to look for a 3 inch suspension lift kit tho
     
  15. Bogunn

    Bogunn Well-Known Member

  16. WEX

    WEX Well-Known Member

    Keep in mind, mixing OME and Bilstein voids both their warranties, unless you buy from a business that specifically states they cover the lost warranty with their own. And they have to assemble parts before shipping to you.



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  17. OR17TRD

    OR17TRD Well-Known Member

    9” wide and -12 offset will increase the amount of rubbing.
     
  18. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    You don't need LT tires. This is a 3/4 ton or 1 ton truck tire. It's robs all the power from these little trucks and it will ride like sh#t .
     
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  19. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Load range?
     
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  20. kp.taco

    kp.taco Well-Known Member

    I could have sworn I read "E" .... I needz sleep
     
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  21. Bojangles

    Bojangles Well-Known Member

    Hmm, overkill for his mall crawling needs..... def gunn be a rough ride, especially with coils preloaded.
     
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