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Old 04-28-2017, 02:18 PM
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Question on aftermarket rims

Hello all again its me and I have another question for you all. I need to put new rims and tires on my truck. I have the tires already and was looking for a cheap rim to put the tires on that will fit my truck. So i was interested in these: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/c...5855/overview/ but when I go to the link that is in the question and answer section to make sure they fit my truck it tells me these are not compatible with my truck anyone know why that is?
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Old 04-28-2017, 02:49 PM
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It's the correct bolt pattern...only potential issue would be hub centric vs lug centric wheels, but I don't see that listed.
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+ 1 what Ben says ,make sure the center hub section is the big pattern ,
which newer ford hubs are smaller!...Nice rims!....
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Would the offset or backspacing make a difference?
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Center bore is 4.28. Factory center is about 3 7/16" so may be why they say that. Unless you haul heavy, you can use just lugs to carry the load. Just make sure they stay tight
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Thanks for all the replies everyone thank you
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It is pretty hard to find aftermarket rims that do the hub centric. Run many over the years that did not have the center support and survived fine.
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if need be you can buy centric ring spacers to make up the difference... i did that with my old truck.. only time it became a problem was when the brakes needed done.. would have been another problem whenever i would have needed to use the spare.. but never had to..
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