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295/65/18 Duratrac on Stock Gen 3

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by Over the LINE, May 2, 2016.

  1. May 2, 2016 at 7:15 PM
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    I have done searches until my eyes cross but can't find an answer to this.

    Has anyone tried to run 295/65/18 Duratracs (or any tire that size) on stock +60 TRD 18" wheel with no lift and no spacer? If so, where did it rub? Did it clear UCA? By how much?

    I will change out my front bumper to an Expedition One and also change out the front skid plate to either a TRD Pro or a Bud Built. I plan to beef up the front springs for the extra weight but not for more than 1" of lift so I am calling it stock height. I think these "mods" will deal with where I would rub but really want an answer before I drop $ on a set of Duratracs.

    I find lots of guys with close sizes but they all seem to have a lift and rims/spacers. There has to be a guy out there that did this.
     
  2. May 2, 2016 at 8:10 PM
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  3. May 2, 2016 at 8:18 PM
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    I have that tire size but I'm in a pro (+2 over stock). I had no issues until I put a set of spidertrax on. With the spacer I had to remove the front mud flaps.
     
  4. May 3, 2016 at 5:57 AM
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    Cutter, before you put the spacers on how much did you clear the UCA by? Did you flex the suspension before the spacers?

    I think I found your truck in my searches and sent you a PM. It might have been on the other site.

    Since you are the closest thing to what I want to do, can you see any reason I could not run the 295/65/18? Since I am changing my skid plate to the same as yours and taking off the front flap when I change bumpers, the only difference if the front end being 2" higher.
     
  5. May 3, 2016 at 6:09 AM
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    I never received a PM. I'm not sure exactly how much room I had before but I didn't rub on the UCA. I don't really wheel just for fun. Most of my off-road is getting somewhere for other activities. I had the truck in Moab last summer and didn't rub on a couple of the bad spot. Plenty of flex.
    I came direct from the Tacoma to the Pro so I'm not sure I can give you a solid answer on fit. From bouncing around doing my research I think they would but a few inches makes a big difference. Maybe @csuviper can chime in. He seems to know a lot about tire and wheel combos and might be able to give you better info
     
  6. May 3, 2016 at 7:28 AM
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    Max tire sizes for no lift is listed at:
    • 18″ rims: 285/65 R18 – 5/10ths taller and 4/10ths wider than factory. Trimming may be necessary.
     
  8. May 3, 2016 at 7:36 AM
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    Comparison to stock in the image below. It will be close as the tire will be 0.4" closer to the UCA. Measure that distance now to see how close you will be to the UCA and other components. You will have to trim the front plastic and possibly have to do the cab mount chop because of the added radius.
    Over the Line wheels.jpg
     
  9. May 4, 2016 at 12:42 PM
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    csuviper, thanks for the info. I had found the threads and tools you passed on. According to that info it looks like they will fit with my bumper and skid plate changes but I know in the real world every tire is different. Since it looks like other guys are running 295/65/18 Duratracs on stock +60 rims on TRD PRO's the UCA should clear.
     
  10. Oct 13, 2016 at 7:46 PM
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    Update: I installed 295/65/18 Duratracs on my stock +60 TRD rims. I have an aftermarket front bumper and a TRD Pro front skid plate. No rubbing anywhere.
     
  11. Oct 13, 2016 at 11:48 PM
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    Awesome. Post some pics brutha!!
     
  12. Oct 14, 2016 at 7:34 AM
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    Please post some pics. Thanks for sharing.
     
  13. Oct 14, 2016 at 1:44 PM
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    Glad they worked out. As the others said please post pics.
     
  14. Oct 18, 2016 at 1:46 PM
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    Will do, when I get a chance
     
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    Any pics??? Patiently waiting ;)

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  16. Nov 22, 2016 at 3:12 PM
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    Sorry, forgot about pics

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    That looks so killer.
     
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