Top 7 After-Market Toyota Tundra Accessories

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Check out our UPDATED Tundra accessory list – the TOP 10 Toyota Tundra accessories.

So you have the new Toyota Tundra, now what? For quite a few of you, owning this fine machine is enough. After all, why add something to a truck that’s already near perfect?

But the REAL question is why not?

If you find yourself dreaming about a growling dual exhaust, a ridiculously high lift kit, a tree-pulling (and largely extraneous) winch, or chrome parts everywhere, you’re not alone. According to SEMA, an auto industry group that tracks aftermarket accessory sales, the average new truck owner spends $2,250 on accessories. So what are the most popular options and what makes them popular?

TOP 7 TOYOTA TUNDRA ACCESSORIES

  1. Line-X Color Matched Spray-In LinerSpray-in bed liner: Spray-in bed liners are an EXCELLENT addition to any truck. A spray-in liner is made from an extremely durable plastic-like chemical (typically polyurethane, depending upon manufacturer) that bonds with the surface of your Tundra’s bed to create a protective layer. In addition to protecting the factory bed from scratches, the spray-in liner is a non-slip coating that is resistant to just about everything — even chemical spills. Ranging in price from $350 to $500, these liners can be installed in a few hours and will add value to your truck. Most come with a lifetime warranty. Popular brands include Line-X and Rhino.
  2. Custom Exhaust: The most popular Tundra engine is the class-leading, 381hp 5.7 liter iForce V8, and it’s a shame that this engine doesn’t come with a more powerful-sounding exhaust. After all,Toyota Tundra Cat-Back Exhaust the 5.7L V8 Tundra is the fastest truck on the road…shouldn’t it come with the fastest sounding exhaust too? If you’re looking at putting an exhaust on your Tundra, we’ve got an aftermarket Tundra exhaust guide that talks about the factory exhaust system, power and MPG gains from adding a cat-back system, and the guide even includes a sound sample. Custom exhausts can range from $200 to $1200, so make sure you do some research on this one.
  3. Air Intake: One of the easiest and least expensive ways to gain performance on ANY vehicle is to improve Toyota Tundra Cold Air Intakebreathing. Simply upgrading the factory air filter will usually net you one or two MPG’s and improve throttle response, while adding a sophisticated cold air intake can add as much as 15 horsepower. There is one trade off with upgrading your engine’s air intake system — you’re going to hear a little more engine noise. But, if you’re willing to put up with the sound of your engine sucking in air at full throttle, there’s no reason you shouldn’t consider this upgrade. Prices range from $60 for a new air filter to as much as $400 for a new cold air intake system.
  4. Lift Kit: Front-end leveling kits, suspension lifts, and body lifts are together in Toyota Tundra Suspension Liftthis category. While most people will choose a relatively simple and straightforward leveling kit or suspension lift, some will option for an outrageous body lift. While we like ANY lifted truck, we don’t like to recommend a lift over 4″ to the casual truck owner. Serious lifts of 4″ or more usually require substantial modification, and often result in reduced on-road performance. But that doesn’t mean a suspension lift or leveling kit isn’t a good idea. These kits usually don’t require modification of the suspension system, relying instead on spacers added to the stock truck. Because these kits don’t require modification of your stock Tundra, they don’t effect your warranty or the way your truck rides or handles. We also like leveling kits and suspension lifts because they’re fairly inexpensive — $100 to $300 for parts, with another $200 for install. You can even install them yourself. We’ve written up a basic review of Tundra leveling kits, with a suspension lift review on the way. Check em’ out.
  5. Tires: The best factory tire you can get on a new Tundra is a compromise. Factory tires are designed to be all Toyota Tundra Tirethings to all people. They must be relatively quiet at highway speeds, offer low rolling resistance to help fuel economy, and have fairly flexible sidewalls for good ride quality. At the same time, they’re expected to be able to go off-road, haul thousands of pounds, and have excellent traction. As you can imagine, no one tire can do all of these things. However, the worst aspect of a factory tire is that it was made by the lowest bidder. Every new Tundra owner should take a step back and ask themselves what they’re tires need to do. While a lot of us are going to be happy with the tires on the stock truck, there are a lot of users that need to upgrade. Considering most local tire shops will offer you good money for your factory tires when they’re brand new, there’s no reason not to investigate swapping out your factory tires for something more suited to your needs.
  6. Personality: Adding personality to your Tundra is important. Like it or not, a lot of people judge us by the cars we drive. Adding chrome door handles, a billet grill, or Yosemite Sam mud flaps is a way to make our trucks unique. Luckily, the cost of adding personality is low and most appearance parts can be added easily without special tools or skills. We like billet grills, shift knobs, all-weather floor mats, and custom wheels, but the list of personality items you can add to your truck is a mile long and getting longer everyday.
  7. Tonneau Covers, Toolboxes, and Truck Caps: Of all the accessories listed, these might actually be the most utilitarian. Adding a toolbox to your truck gives you additional storage space without substantially reducing the size of your truck bed, and a quality toolbox can both look good and be a secure compartment (watch out for cheap toolboxes — they can be broken into by anyone with a screwdriver). Tonneau covers come in all shapes and sizes, from a basic canvas snap cover to a lockable, gas-strut assisted fiberglass model. We’ve heard that Tonneau coversToyota Tundra Truck Cap help fuel economy, but we don’t believe it. Finally, a Truck Cap (aka camper shell) is a great option for making sure whatever you’re hauling in the bed isn’t exposed to the elements, and they happen to be a good place to sleep if the situation calls for it. Good toolboxes can be had for as little as $200, basic tonneau covers start at $100, and a simple painted to match fiberglass shell can be had for $750 (including install).

There you have it. The top seven Toyota Tundra Accessories. Over the coming months we’ll be reviewing products in these categories. Leave us a comment if you have an accessory you’d like to mention.




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  1. Ken Hunter says:

    As you have stated, many of us are looking to enhanse the rather plain look of our Tundra from the side view. The SR5 certainly needs the stainless steel running boards, chrome cover for door handle, door post and mirrow covers.
    As of this date the chrome door handles,and mirrows are not yet available (or I have been unable to locate) in the aftermarket but soon will be. Then it will become even a more perfect truck!!

    • Tom says:

      what specific chrome running boards are you referring to. Im looking for a set for my 2011 Crewmax.

  2. ulev says:

    The best accessory ‘bar none’ is a Bull Bar for the front of truck.
    If you live in a big city, you will appreciate the protection it offers from the idiots who like to park 4 inches from your bumper….

  3. Quentin says:

    What are the benefits of adding a performance exhaust, like the TRD exhaust, besides the obvious? And what does it look and sound like? Any upgrades that were caught on video or picture?

  4. admin says:

    Check out the post https://www.tundraheadquarters.com/blog/2007/03/27/toyota-tundra-exhaust-modifications/ — there’s a video of an aftermarket exhaust.

  5. Glenn says:

    I bought a tonneau cover for my 98 Chevy Silverado before and again bought the same manufacturer’s cover for the 07 Tundra Crewmax. The one for the Tundra seems like it was made for another truck and modified to fit the 07 model. I have contacted the MFG to help them improve the product. As for the comment that you do not believe tonneau’s save gas, then you obviously have no aerodynamic sense at all. It does not take a jet fuel genius to see an enclosed box has less wind resistance and surface drag than an open one. I was able to get 21 MPG on a trip in the Silverado with a 5.7 Vortec once I put the cover on. Before that, 18 at the very best. Both instances measured in cold weather (no airconditioning running).

  6. Glenn says:

    I do not get the desire for a louder exhaust. I bought the truck partially because it is so quiet inside and I can hear the excellent sound system with little interference. I want to listen to cool bass lines, hot guitar licks and awesome drum riffs. Would you rather hear every nuance of your favorite music, or an obnoxious motor sound that covers up your great music? Come on people…think! The stock exhaust makes a really nice powerful, yet quiet sound. You have a badge on the side that tells everyone you have a 5.7 Litre motor…what more advertising do you need? I pass these bozo’s with loud exhausts and think, “Can’t you afford a decent muffler”? Besides, if it is quiet, you do not tell every cop in town, “Hey…I’m over here”…Don’t be a dumbass!

  7. admin says:

    Glenn — thanks for your opinions. I fully admit that I buy expensive mufflers so my truck can say “Hey…I’m over here.”

    Trust me when I say I need all the help I can get…

    As for the aerodynamics, check out http://www.sema.org/main/semaorghome.aspx?id=57004

    According to SEMA, the test improved the drag coefficient 4 – 7%, but that was at 85mph. As the speed decreased, the improvement decreased too (there’s a neat graph for all you “jet fuel geniuses”). Unless you spend most of your drive time at these high speeds, a Tonneau isn’t going to save you much gas.

  8. colin says:

    Has anyone put the magnaflow dual same side exit exhaust on a truck? How loud is it? and is there any drone on the highway? as to Glenn’s comments, stock it is very quiet, too quiet and does not sound like much of anything, any muffler on a new truck is not going to be very loud imo. just had a silverado with exhaust i made with 40 series flowmasters, and this was not even that loud, just a bit annoying on the highway inside the cab, that is why i am curious about the magnaflow system

  9. Shawn says:

    I just put a 40 series on my 07 4.7 tundra with same side exit. It is nice when on the gas hard, you can bearly here it when at an idle, and on the highway its not real notice able.

  10. Kenny says:

    I personally enjoy the power sound of my new Aero Turbine exhaust. It’s quite once you hit the highway but loud enough to show presence in town. Curious if a air intake would really make a difference on my 2004 tundra which takes it’s air from the right wheelwell which is fairly cool already?

  11. admin says:

    The best feature of an after-market air intake is that it eliminates the factory intake silencer. The silencer is designed to reduce the “swoosh” sucking sound that your engine would make if breathing were unrestricted.

    After-market air intakes, when combined with other upgrades, can result in decent power gains.

  12. Michael says:

    I could not wait for an aftermarket company to come up with an exhaust system … opted for the TRD Cat back system from Toyota (built by Borla???). It is perfect for me … not too loud, till you nail it, then you get that awsome dual exhaust sound, I would definantly recomend this system

  13. Glenn says:

    Thanks for all the good comments. The tonneau benefits are going to be better as speed increases, and parasite drag is diminished by the enclosing of the box. Parasite drag at 35 MPH is not much, but at 75 MPH it is exponentially greater.

    The MFG of the tonneau cover has not made any attempt to fix the problem yet. They promised to do so, and I am being patient.

    I am still loving the quietness. I run a lot with all the windows (Including the whole back window of the crewmax) rolled down. The quiet exhaust allows me to enjoy the outdoors and still hear the stereo without it blowing out my neighbors or my speakers.

  14. Dave says:

    I was at the dealership yesterday and heard that we can expect a Diesel Tundra to be out in about 15-months. Since Toyota owns Isuzu, the engine most likely will come from them. It’s supposed be a 1-ton truck. As of now, there are no plans to put out a 3/4 ton; but when you think about it, the 1/2 ton Tundra pretty much IS a 3/4 ton.

  15. Eric says:

    Is there anyone out there running the Aero exhaust on the 5.7 Tundra need some input as to how much cab noise/drone etc.

  16. Ben says:

    I just had a dual 50 series Flowmaster installed on my 07 5.7 Tundra TRD. Haven’t had it on the highway yet, but it’s not loud at all. You really hear it when leaving a light or goosing it to pass but otherwise, it’s quiet. It’s louder in the lower gears but as it shifts up thru the six speeds, it gets quieter and quieter.

  17. admin says:

    Ben: Sounds awesome — any chance you’ll be putting a video clip up on youtube?

  18. Karen says:

    Question – after installing spray-on Rhino liner and A.R.E. fiberglass campershell on our new 2007 Tundra 4X4, even with all windows on shell closed there is a huge amount of dust which enters the back of the truck at the base of the tailgate when we are off-road. We used to have an F-150 with removable bed liner and it rarely got dusty. Any ideas about an afer-market device which will better seal the closed tailgate? The dust is more concentrated there so it’s obvious that’s where it enters. I know a vacuum effect is created with the shell in place; but opening or partially opening any/all shell windows only makes it worse (should have been a no-brainer there but thought we’d try it). ?
    Thanks!

  19. admin says:

    Karen — my best guess, and this is just a guess, is that there is a low-pressure area between the back of the cab and the front of your shell. That low pressure is pulling air thru your shell’s front window and consequently pulling air from under your tailgate. I would suggest checking the seal on both the front window of the shell as well as the seal between the front of the shell and the front wall of the bed. Maybe that’s the problem…

  20. MIke says:

    What about wheels, Has any one put on 22″ rims and tires or will 24″ fit with out suspension mods

  21. John says:

    Karen:
    Google Retrax. THe manufacturer of this bedliner offers a gasket for the bottom of the tailgate to prevent dust intrusion

  22. nkwong says:

    is there any side step bars for the 07 tundra that runs wheel well to wheel like the chev’s(sr5 8′ box).

  23. big b says:

    ya man 24’s and 26’s will fit. i ended up with 24’s because no one makes a 26″ with a large boar hole plus the 5/150 bolt pattern is inpossable to find. everybody i have talked to in the wheel manufactors are saying med year 08. the cremax really needs 26″ plus a 45 ser tire.

  24. tsmith says:

    I bought a new 07 crew max trd 4*4 in last october.A week later I put a levelin kit on with 22s & 33″ tires,it looked like crap to say the least.I then added 20s instead and it looks more like a 4*4 and the ride is much smoother.The bigger wheeels 22,etc. are fine on 2bys,especially lowered.

  25. tsmith says:

    New Tundra owner needs help!My new 07crewmax 4*4 is all new to me as far as upgrades go after having an 87 4runner with 18″lift & 76 chevy with 24″ lift.I got it in october and 4 days later installed leveling kit,20’s,&33’s.Since then til xmas new indash touch screen tv w/bt,nav,ipod,sd card,2 more rca jacks,usb port,(Jensen vm 9512)rear 9″headrest,&of course playstation for my son and as an extra dvd player.I chose the single din because it sits higher,tilts left or right(4 easier viewing),plus it gives an extra pocket below great for wallet & remote control.It’s a great radio I have 3 of them.I hunt and pull a 32ft camper so I put in the catch-all mats,doorvisors,& seat covers from cabelas that match interior.I’m looking for feedback on performance & accessories that have been tested an work.I heard some people have had problems with burned valves from ecu upgrades,any info?Plus i’m interested in cold air intakes,exhaust(not too loud but great performance).I love the hood on the black tundra shown above but can’t find one.And i watched the video of the 13 second pass and was wondering what power upgrdes are they using?Any help greatly appreciated!!If we get out of drought down here i will send in photos.

  26. Michael says:

    tsmith,
    I went with the TRD exhaust then a few months later added the TRD cold air intake. Both are expensive, but fit and finish are perfect. The exhaust adds a nice sound and is not too loud. The intake really made a big difference in the power (more so than the exhaust). Have fun shopping!

  27. tsmith says:

    Thanxs Michael!!Last night i had a magnaflow(just muffler)& it works good.A friend done it free,we kept the stock pipe for now.He’s going to do a full system later,this was a cheap test.It sounds pretty good not as loud as the street rods i build,but has the right tone for the woods.I’m not sure i can tell much performance,but i couldn’t with my wifes gibson on her durango.I appreciate the info.Maybe we can talk more later,nothing like making new friends.TOYS 4EVER.

  28. Michael says:

    tsmith,
    If you are looking for more power you should get the cold air intake. Did the same thing with my YFZ450 quad, first the exhaust (plus rejet)and later the intake, the intake made a much bigger improvement in the power. You are into street rods so you already know that more air means you can dump in more gas = more power … good luck in your quest.

  29. Mike says:

    Hello, I have a 2008 Tundra. I just purchased a set of 20 inch KMC wheels. I also purchased the Toytec 3 inch lift kit. Will I be able to squeeze in 35 inch tires? or do I have to stick with 33 inches? I am interested in the BFG KM2 tires by the way.

  30. tsmith says:

    With a leveling kit my 33’s scrub during sharp turns to the right, but I have 20/9 wheels. You can probably run a 33/13.5 or 14.5 width depending on wheel size. I can not remeber where but someone makes 34 inch tire. Be sure to check tire specs. Not all 33 or 35’s measure exactly their size.

  31. ryan says:

    does anyone know anything about programmers coming out for the new tundra. I am wondering , bc that would be the shit . and also what intake should i go with , done the research and the k-n intake impresses the most(according to dyno).

  32. Mike says:

    I put 22-inch wheel with 305/45/zr18 tires and my mpg now sucks. Worse. I can only manage 250/tank whereas I was at 325 before. Anyone else seen this?

  33. admin says:

    Mike – Yes. I’ve had the same experience a couple of times. Once with an F150, once with the Tundra. Anytime you add a nice set of wheels and tires, the mileage drops.

  34. Rhett says:

    I just installed the K&N Air Intake and its unbelievable!!! I am getting around 17.5 average miles and have gotten an added boost in horsepower and the sound is legit. I have a 2008 SR5…and it might be one of the fastest tundra’s on the road!

  35. Isabelle says:

    Where can I find after market chrome handles for Tundra Crewmax 4×4
    gas tank, Door handles, side mirrors

  36. admin says:

    Isabelle – there are quite a few places you can buy those parts. AutoAnything.com is one of our favorites, followed by JC Whitney. You can also visit Putco.com – they manufacturer all these parts.

  37. tsmith says:

    ebay is full of chrome door handles type in your truck and it will pull up everything they have to fit it from inside to exterior

  38. Dave says:

    Has anyone considered that maybe it’s the combo of intake mod and exhaust mod that adds the bigger boost of power not one or the other? On my ’03 Tacoma I first added the AFE intake and then later the TRD exhaust – big difference after the exhaust! on my Tundra I am going to add them both at the sme time on the theory that one or the other will do little – the engine needs to breathe through to get a noticeable boost.

  39. admin says:

    Dave – you’ve got a great point. Combining an air intake with an exhaust definitely acts as a multiplier.

  40. Arnold says:

    hi, i just bought a 2008 4×4 crewmax limited edition and i just installed jba headers with jba exhaust and trd intake and i must say this truck has a lot of power and good low end but awsome top end. Has any body got this far with mods yet let me know if there are better products out there.

  41. admin says:

    Arnold – We’ve been wanting to test some headers now for a while, but we haven’t had much luck getting anyone to send us a set. As far as more mods, I think everyone’s waiting for the TRD supercharger.

  42. Arnold says:

    admin- yes i know about the supercharger but that wont come out till next year, atleast thats what i heard. you can try contacting toyota of Escondido Ca. they have lots of ways to get info on all diffrent kinds of mods. If you call talk to manny at truck parts at 760-746-0601. tell him arnold sent me. Let me know what happens.

  43. Arnold says:

    admin, i just tested my 08 tundra with new mods and im getting 20 to 24 miles per gallon at 65 to 70 miles per hr. I took a photo shot of my speed ometer that show avg. miles per gallon with the speeds up to 70 miles per hr.

  44. admin says:

    Arnold – that’s pretty awesome. Had no idea that adding JBA’s exhaust header combo would improve fuel economy that much.

  45. TXTee says:

    Some of the most common mods are specifically what I plan to do to my 08 Tundra 4X4. However, I’m concerned with what could possibly void manufacturer’s warranty. Can someone provide a little guidance although I know it’s still best to refer to the manuals when purchased?

    Right now I’m looking at the K&N Intake, some type of cat-back dual exhaust, and maybe later a 3″ lift kit. Headers are a bit more than I want to pay so not a big concern but still interested in knowing what could be a potential void.

    Thanks!

  46. TXTee – Good question. The short answer is that most things won’t void your warranty, but for a better explanation, check out this blog post:

    http://accurateautoadvice.com/.....-concerns/

  47. TXTee says:

    Nice – very good information in short form. I think I may also check with the local dealership just to see what they say. Too lazy to read manuals!

  48. joseph downs says:

    i was looking to buy a 3 inch lift kit and was wanting to know if you use factory wheel and a bigger tire will i need to buy wheel spacers for everything to fit right. i had a 06 tacoma and it needed them for it to work.

  49. Joseph – You can certainly add bigger tires to your factory wheels after adding your 3″ lift. Most tire shops will sell you a tire that’s slightly wider and an inch or so taller. Wheel spacers usually aren’t needed for factory wheels unless you’ve substantially increased the width of the tire you’re mounting to the rim. Even then, it’s pretty rare.

  50. Mike Nial says:

    Has any one found a reliable dvd player that you can install in a overhead console for a 2008 tundra sr5. I am having trouble finding one.

  51. kneal says:

    i have a 2003 tundra extended cab 2wd. i want to lower it 2 inches. is there a kit availible for my truck and were can i get it.

  52. Daniel says:

    I was reading more on the exhaust and air intake mods. As far as voiding factory warenty their arn’t many mods that do. If you really want to see awsome performance do this, Cold air intake, thorley headers, flow master 40’s or the super 44’s if you want it louder;) use 2.5 piping for the exhast it will give you nice back pressure for the 5.7L engine. And if you want get a ram air hood. And now you will be pumping max stock horsies. If you happen to do all these mods and add a supercharger please put up a youtube video.

  53. Mickey says:

    I put in an AFE Stage II CAI and I use Borla ProXS complete duels. My sticker states 20mpg on hwy. I now get from 19-23mpg on how I drive. I got as much as 24.9mpg’s on a 300+ mile trip from West Palm Beach to Jacksonville. It hit 25mpg twice but couldn’t maintain it as I went over overpasses. You just have to have control and drive 55mph on cruise to do that. Premium gas didn’t make much a difference to help out in all the tests I ran already so using just 87 octane was good enough. I’ve notice ethanol doesn’t help but to compensate if I can’t find no ethanol then I’m force to use ethanol in premium gas. It works out for some reason. I have over 50,750 miles on mine and I got it in July 07.

  54. Mickey says:

    Kriss you got your wires Kross…. Find another website…

  55. Sam says:

    i just bought a 2006 Tundra (my first car) looking to do mods. Performance is first on my list tryin not to go over $600. I was thing about puttin a 77 series K&N cold air intake into it and some JBA Headers, anyone disagree? Let me know your opinion.

  56. Sam – I like that list. I would suggest the aFe over the K&N simply because the aFe goes together a little better, but the K&N isn’t bad. Good power, nice enough to do the job…just make sure you get the clamps tight and then make sure you double-check them after a day or two.

  57. Bob Slay says:

    I own 2008/5,7 4X4 extended cab; Nuatica blue after market 18″ crhome rims with nitto terra grappler 325/1660.front end leveling kit.the tires hit the top a frame when backing up on a sharp turn,the towin is set way out and i hate the extensive wear on the out side of these high dollar tires.I tow a 2600lbs pontoon boat:28’5800lbs .camper and ultility trailer(not all at the same time).I have considered using spacers,or a smaller lift kit.My mechanic wants to put a 5″lift with 35’tires.Which leaves me wondering???How will this afect :Brakes, Steering,CV joints.Propellar shafts,drive shafts,speedometer sway when towing,and over all saftey? I like the idea of the 35″tires the truck makes the 33s look small.Is there a simple soultion to puting the 35s on the truck?

  58. Bob – Short answer: No. If you want 35’s, you’re looking at major changes that will impact every component you mentioned. If you have a good mechanic install a quality kit you’ll see little or no impact to your vehicle. As for the problems with the Nittos, I feel your pain. They look cool as hell but they’re problematic (had a set myself once before).

  59. Allen Furlotte says:

    I have been a GM guy for 20 years or 8 trucks and when I found out that If I ordered the truck I wanted I would only receive It in late October, maybe. I bought a 2010 Tundra. I Drove the Fords and Dodges but no comparison. My question is how long does it take for after market manufactures to come up with 2010 parts?. Toyota changed the hood a little but just enough that an 09 chrome hood protector will not quite fit. I’m also In the market for a different grill as the black just does not do It for me.

    Thanks
    Al

    Toyota Tundra Crew Max 5.7 TRD

  60. Al – Not sure when the 2010 parts will be available, but usually this stuff is done just in time for the SEMA show in November.

  61. Mickey says:

    I bought my 07 in July of 07 and by the end of August I got and AVS bug shield, and Trail FX Stainless Steel nerf bars. I have a 07 Crwemax Limited 5.7. It wasn’t a long wait for me.

  62. Jeff says:

    I have a 2010 Toyota Tundra SR5 CrewMax w/275-65-18 tires. I am thinking about going to a 305-50-20 or 305-45-22. I need to know, will these tires fit my truck without any problems or rubbing? I am leaning more toward the 22″ than the 20″ but have not definitely made my mine up, yet.

  63. Karen Smith says:

    a word to the much wiser than I…. we replaced a tire from a smaller size up – went up to a 275 70 18 after a near disaster blow-out – this time the low-pressure gauge saved us – sometimes the change in altitude will set it off …. in middle of nowhere – lucky to find a tire shop. not sure why Toyota put such small tires on to begin with (2007, and I don’t have the original size tire measurements) but it threw off the entire balance of the vehicle even with a slight difference on one tire so we replaced all 4 tires with the ‘higher’ profile 275’s. The problem was that there is an original-size spare and the larger-profile tire won’t fit in the under-vehicle space. It wouldn’t work for us to take it to a body shop to have the flanges reconfigured to fit a larger-size tire for the spare. It is also not practical for us for long trips to put that now-useless $240 Toyo tire spare in the back of the truck. So, make sure before you up the tire size that it is a scenario that works for you. Best of Luck – K.

  64. Jason (Admin) says:

    Jeff – 305 is wide, but it might fit. Depends on your wheels…something your wheel and tire dealer will be able to answer.

    • raymond says:

      proud owner of an 07 tundra 5.7 , traded it in for the 06 version as soon as the 07 came out. modifications
      -2.5 ” front no rear leveling kit, now cars blink there lights when they see me coming, i think they think i have my high beams on when they are not.
      -bigger tires, from factor 255x55x18 duellers to 305x65x18 cooper xlt
      lost about 4 mpg, lost quiet ride, lost drive handling, after i wore tires, went for confort instead of looks, now drive 275x65x18 micheline, new truck feel is back, better mpg, better drive control.
      -airbags for leveling truck when towing.
      Moral of the story raising truck makes it look nice but it affects your mpg, putting bigger tires affects ride, comfort,mpg, and handling. Adding sound makes the truck sound cool ,but it affects your horse power if not piped correctly.
      -brake control
      Been there done that, now i just want to be more efficient with my truck and use it for its intended purpose. Sorry if i affended anyone, but i might just have saved everyone lost of time and money
      with unnecessary modifications.
      -would like to add CNG to truck
      -cold air intake

  65. Bruce says:

    i tighten my K&N clamps once a week some are loose. did put lock tight on them but didn’t work.

  66. Jason (Admin) says:

    Bruce – Man that sucks. When I told K&N about our problem with the clamps, they told me that we didn’t tighten them correctly…unbelievable, eh?

  67. Hey there, I have thought about buying the program DubTurbo Beatmaker and was hoping somebody could give me an actual legitimate testimony of the software program. Numerous web pages that feature appraisals are literally affiliate marketers advocating the application and so i question that the evaluations are honest. Thanks in advance for just about any insight everyone can provide.

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