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Old April 11th, 2015, 03:19 PM
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Toyo Tire fit

Have a '95 D90. Have used a Toyo MT on my truck for years and had very good experience with them.
There's a Toyo MT 255/85R16 that is 33.5 dia. and 10.2 wide inflated. Minimum wheel width is 6.5.
Will they fit under my stock truck?
As always, thanks for input and insight. Vic
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Old April 11th, 2015, 03:32 PM
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They will fit. They will rub the tub when you have lots of weight going over speed bumps or hard corning where your truck leans. Without lots of excess weight you will be fine. Probably end up lifting your truck though.
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Old April 11th, 2015, 04:21 PM
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They will fit. They will rub the tub when you have lots of weight going over speed bumps or hard corning where your truck leans. Without lots of excess weight you will be fine. Probably end up lifting your truck though.
No they won't. A 255 will clear fine on a 90 under all conditions.
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I just put bfg 255/85R16 on mine (on mil wolf rims) and they rub the radius arms at full lock, had to adjust the turn stops. Also jacked up corners to check clearances to fender flares and didn't see any issues.
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255/85 Toyo MTs on my 85 110. I have a 2" TF kit on though. No rubbing. These are on 16x7 steel modular wheels.
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No they won't. A 255 will clear fine on a 90 under all conditions.
This and the bump stop line should be stickies.

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Have a '95 D90. Have used a Toyo MT on my truck for years and had very good experience with them. There's a Toyo MT 255/85R16 that is 33.5 dia. and 10.2 wide inflated. Minimum wheel width is 6.5. Will they fit under my stock truck? As always, thanks for input and insight. Vic
If you get them can you take measurement? Did you get those figures from Toyo's site? Sounds like the Toyo's are a bit bigger than the BFG's which is a good thing.
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No they won't. A 255 will clear fine on a 90 under all conditions.
OK. I guess my 90 in the UK wasn't a 90. if weighed down significantly they will. Wasn't an issue unless the back of the truck was full of lots n of weight.
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Something goofy with your truck or you had weird rims. Lots of people have 255s and they are tested to full articulation on the bumps stops. Extra weight in the truck should not bring any tires close to touching. Fouling happens under maximum articulation.
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Thanks for the replies. Helps a lot. A follow-up question that I should have asked before.

Would that tire work on a 6.5" wheel? Or need to step up to 7"? I've wanted to get away from the stock wheel for some time and thought I'd do it now to get steel wheels.
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6.5" is a good size, but 7" is fine as well. What wheels do you have now? Offset of the wheels is an important consideration in which to use.
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Something goofy with your truck or you had weird rims. Lots of people have 255s and they are tested to full articulation on the bumps stops. Extra weight in the truck should not bring any tires close to touching. Fouling happens under maximum articulation.
They were KM2s mounted on wolf rims on a 1984 90. Springs weren't saggy. I don't have any answers besides that. Maybe it wasn't the tub but some rivets or bolts hanging down thru the tub? It did have side facing bench seats in the back for a while before I replaced them I honestly don't remember what the mounting bolts were like for the benches that were in there when I bought it.
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6.5" is a good size, but 7" is fine as well. What wheels do you have now? Offset of the wheels is an important consideration in which to use.
Running on the stock wheels now. But have always preferred steel on just about everything I drive so looking to go with steel when I get new tires, and I'm leaning toward the Toyos based on how well they did for me on the pickup.

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I would suggest Wolf wheels with a 255. 6.5" and a nice offset for that width of tire.
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