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NEED ADVICE - New rims, tires, and lift?

Hi I am have a newbie question.

My FJ is 2 years old, it's time for new rubber. I figured while I was at it, I'd get rims and maybe a lift. I am really just going for a better look. I use my FJ to commute 90% and to haul dirtbikes to/from races 10%. I occasionally need 4WD when MX track is muddy and we are parked out in a field. I have been towed out twice (embarrassing!!) due to the mud.

I was thinking that I would get 285/70/17 Terra Grapplers and the 17' Moto Metal 951b rims. Do I need a 3' lift? Do I need one? Will I be bummed that I didn't lift the truck if I skip this? Thanks for your advice.

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Re: NEED ADVICE - New rims, tires, and lift?

I've heard mixed views on this one.
285s may rub without a lift.
I decided to go with 265/75R/16 on the TRD wheels I bought.

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