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#12 of 21 2007 Toyota Sequoia tires/wheels
Mar 07, 2010 (8:29 pm)
I have about 52000 miles on my Limted 4x4. Stock tire is a 265-65-17, but wondering (before I make a mistake) if I can upgrade to 18 or 20 inch wheels/tires w/o sacrificing the handling in the snow/rain up here in the Pacific NW. I have heard stories from others that they have gone bigger, all the way around, but have suffered with the ride and handling since they use these rigs for skiing, etc.....don't know much about tire siizing, but if I go to a 70 in width, will that greatly affect my speedo?
#13 of 21 Re: 2007 Toyota Sequoia tires/wheels [abbylou]
Mar 08, 2010 (3:24 am)
As a general rule: If you go up in rim diameter, you have to go out in tire width, and lower in aspect ratio. Proper done, this will leave the speedometer largely unaffected.
But, this is the wrong direction for wet and snow traction.
#14 of 21 Re: 2007 Toyota Sequoia tires/wheels [capriracer]
Mar 08, 2010 (9:34 am)
Ok, so what about going up to a max of an 18 in rim? Let's say a P28565 or 70, then 18?
#15 of 21 Re: 2007 Toyota Sequoia tires/wheels [abbylou]
Mar 08, 2010 (6:50 pm)
First, trying to size tires and rims is pretty complex - and way beyond what we can discuss here.
I suggest you go to either Tire Rack's or Discount Tire's web site. They have done all the homework and can provide properly sized tires and rims.
But, again, going up in rim diameter is going the wrong direction for wet and snow traction.
#16 of 21 Sequoia Tire Recommendations
Mar 15, 2010 (4:48 pm)
I have a 2003 SR5. The original Dunlop Grandtrek AT20's (265/65/17)are very soft tires - great for traction in all kinds of weather, but horrible lifespan (20K miles +/-). I switched over to the Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo's. These tires are very aggressive, and provide 10/10 traction in deep snow, as well as heavy rain. A little noisy on the highway, but well worth the extra cost for being able to plow through almost 3' feet of snow without even slipping. I got about 45K out of this set, and am just about ready to replace them. I have the Mich. XTerrains on my Jeep GC - and was considering them for the Toy. 65K miles and still have 10K+ left on them. - very, very quiet and comfortable ride - perhaps 8/10 in snow and rain. Another option I am looking at for the Toy is the Goodyear Fortera Triple Tred. These tires look like that have a "Revo-ish" tread design, yet with a 60-65K life expectancy. Has anyone tried these or gotten feedback?
#17 of 21 Re: Sequoia Tire Recommendations [stockoperator]
Jul 29, 2010 (8:36 am)
I recently purchased a 2008 Platinum Sequoia with approximately 27,400 miles on it. The tires (Dunlop) are already looking really rough and I originally thought they had gotten pulled and swapped by the dealership I got it from. However, after reading this forum I now realize I'm not alone. I have been researching various 20 inch all terrain tires to include the ones you listed in your post. Just out of curiosity, which one did you go with and have you been pleased? I need something than can handle a 30 mile one way to commute each day and hold up on occasional (every other month) dirt / gravel roads while pulling a horse trailer. I like the rugged look and want to put safety first without sacrificing much on the quality of the ride. I think I am also going to start a new thread to this effect, but wanted to see what your specific review is considering you mentioned two I was considering.
#18 of 21 20" rims and winter tires
Dec 02, 2010 (12:55 pm)
I just bought a used 2008 Sequoia Platinum and so far so good. I want to put winter tires on it and would prefer to have dedicated rims. I inquired with my dealer and he said 20" steel rims are not available. I've asked if the Tundra has steel rims that would fit (since they share the same platform I'm told) and have not heard back. He did quote $100CDN for 18" steel rims.
The vehicle also has the tire pressure monitoring system so I am concerned that the rims would need to be compatible with this. I'm afraid to ask what alloy wheels will cost. Any advice would be appreciated.
#19 of 21 Re: Sequoia Tire Recommendations [stockoperator]
Jul 17, 2011 (10:54 am)
I previously owned a 2004 Tundra and didn't realize how terrible the OEM Dunlop Grandtrek AT20's were until I upgraded to the Goodyear Fortera Triple on the second set of tires. We ended up trading the truck before the Goodyear's wore out, but are currently driving a 2004 Sequoia that had a new set of Dunlop's on it when we purchased it used. It only took a couple of months before we dumped them for the Goodyear's again. We got tired of slipping on the wet roads in Washington State. On Friday we replaced the Goodyear's after about 50,000 miles with a new set in the 265/70/17 size and they look great and I know they will perform as well as anything on the road for dry, wet, and snow. I'll keep putting these tires on as long as they make them.
#20 of 21 Looking into downsizing 20” rims to 17” rims on 2010 Limited
Dec 03, 2011 (9:23 pm)
I have never been a fan of thin sidewalls on SUVs. Sports cars yes, SUVs...not so much. I currently have 275/55-20 stock tires with stock rims. I am looking into going with 325/60-17 tires, but am concerned about rubbing fenders, springs or front end parts. I picked this size because Outside Diameter (OD) is about the same which will cause no change in my speedo, and I will be able to let air out for beach driving. Here is the Tire Size Calculator website I used: http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html Questions: 1)will 17” rims fit and not rub anywhere? 2)I heard ride will be better but handling might suffer with taller sidewalls… comments? 3) I know there is an option to buy a TRD tire package from Toyota when buying new, but I bought used. Anyone know the tire size for this option from the factory? Any help will be greatly appreciated. 4) Has anyone put wider tires then 275s without having to do a suspension lift?
#21 of 21 Re: Looking into downsizing 20” rims to 17” rims on 2010 Limited [vaaron]
Dec 04, 2011 (5:42 am)
Tire Rack only shows 18" tires for downsizing for winter tires and wheels. That might mean that either there aren't any wheels that will fit (possibly true as Toyota changed the bolt pattern in 2008 when they eliminated 17" tires from the platform) - OR - that the brakes won't allow anything smaller than 18".