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250/350 wheel question

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by metallihockey88, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    i was wondering if anyone knew if the 16" rims from the 99-04 f250 and f350's would fit on a 05-07 f250. im assuming they will but see them usually grouped as 99-04 and 05-07 rims. im assuming thats just stating what years they were put on and not saying they only fit those specific trucks and have differenct 8-lug patterns.
     
  2. slongfellowii

    slongfellowii Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    The bolt pattern is the same, but the offsets are different. I believe the newer truck has a wider axle in front when they switched to coil springs. I think that older rims would stick out.
     
  3. magnatrac

    magnatrac PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,055

    They will go right on but your truck wil not move:dizzy: They are the same bolt pattern but the 05 and newer trucks need atleast a 17" wheel to clear the brakes. I did put a set of 16.5" wheels on my 07 but I had to grind a tiny bit off of my caliper. It was so close but just not quite big enough. That won't be an option with 16's though. I ended up getting 18's and selling my old wheels.


    Good luck, shaun
     
  4. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    thanx...just saved me there. looks like the 17's are stayin. guess it makes sense now why all these trucks are comin with 17's and mostly 18's as a stock wheel size now days. thanx again :drinkup:
     
  5. DCSpecial

    DCSpecial Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 408

    I have some stock 18s if you are looking for new wheels.
     
  6. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    well what i really want is those rims with the holes all around them but just remembered they made them in 17in for the f350's so keepin an eye out for a set, dont really need em, just like the way they look. i was gonna go 16 to save some dough on tires, the 18's would kill me as tires are already a small fortune for a set of good T/A's. thanx anyway
     
  7. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    am looking for a mount for my truck though if you have an extra or know someone in the area gettin rid of one for an 05-07 f250, would be greatly appreciated