2013 FJC Wheel size

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  1. xlx

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    Hello,
    Does anyone know if a 2013 FJ will accept a 16" TRD wheel?
    Mine currently has a 17". Didn't know if a 16" would fit over the brakes.
    I like a smaller wheel/bigger tire set up. I'm currently running 275 70 17 BFG KM2's.
    Thanks
     
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    My 13 Trail teams came with 16s
     
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    AFAIK the stock wheels are also only 7" wide and some tire shops won't mount larger tires on a wheel that narrow. If you plan to use a shop to mount them, make sure they aren't legally** hamstrung.

    **I had a recent experience where a tire shop wouldn't balance my tires because they looked at the door card on my FJC and saw the wheel size was 7" and thought I was running 315/75/16 tires on a 7" wheel. That combination fell out of their "safe range" on a table he showed me. They were prohibited from even removing the wheel from my truck by corporate policy. I explained that I did in fact have aftermarket wheels that were 7.5" and with that info he was allowed to at least remove the wheel and check the size. He confirmed what I told him then balanced them. That was the first time I had ever been questioned about my wheel size, but I imagine its lawyers' faults.
     
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    Well - motorcyclists like to put car tires on the back rims of their bikes because they look like racing slicks - that wide flat surface instead of a nice round one. And they say they get better tire mileage so it's cheaper.

    So much for 'why' lawyers do their jobs.
     
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