Bigger tires on F450 - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

6.4 Exterior Discussion Body and Accessories Talk

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 12 Old 07-19-2013, 05:16 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
XPLOSIV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 705
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Bigger tires on F450

Just picked up an 08 F450 and will be looking for slightly larger tires. Have the stock 225s on 19.5s. 4in lift so I have some room. Looking for something slightly larger with high weight capacity to put on the stock wheels. Any thoughts or what has worked for you dully folks.

08 F450 CCLB 4.30's
Spartan, Pure Performance Custom 3", Toyo M608Z, MBRP, FloPro, Banks, Volant, Mishimoto, Dieselsite, LineX, Reese 30k
XPLOSIV is offline  
post #2 of 12 Old 07-19-2013, 05:39 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
44magnum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: San antonio TX
Posts: 1,276
Thanks: 1
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Not many options for the stock 19.5's that I know of. I don't know what the width of those rims are but you might be able to step up to 245's. You might gain an inch or two tops. Not that you'll need a lift for those.

Or you can drop a few grand and get some 22.5's.......

2008 (Job 1) F250 King ranch 4x4, snow plow prep package with 2.5 level. Black Maxx, B&W Diehard platinums. Dieselsite coolant and transmission filters, NCU Motorsports/amsoil oil bypass kit. Turbo blankets, 5.5 PMF traction
Please collect and message me Shell, Rotella oil cap codes aka "my miles matter" I'm trying to save up for a hat or something.
44magnum is offline  
post #3 of 12 Old 07-19-2013, 06:11 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
XPLOSIV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 705
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Ya. The lift came on the truck. Not my idea of a lift(4"spacers in the front/2"blocks in the rear), but I'm stuck with it til I get to the home stead.

08 F450 CCLB 4.30's
Spartan, Pure Performance Custom 3", Toyo M608Z, MBRP, FloPro, Banks, Volant, Mishimoto, Dieselsite, LineX, Reese 30k
XPLOSIV is offline  
post #4 of 12 Old 07-19-2013, 08:03 PM
Compression Ignition Addict


 
RobertS450's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Post Falls
Posts: 1,426
Thanks: 108
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Stock rims are 6" wide I have 245's on mine and it looks to have room to go to 265's but I would test fit them first and see how much room there is in the back. Not to sure where you are located but there are only a couple of traction/drive tires that I would run and thats the Toyo 608z's and the Hankook DH01's.

Robert
2010 F450 CC LB 4x4 Black.


RobertS450 is offline  
post #5 of 12 Old 07-20-2013, 03:52 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
XPLOSIV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 705
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Ever heard anything good about Sumitomo ST918's? American Force sells them on their site.

08 F450 CCLB 4.30's
Spartan, Pure Performance Custom 3", Toyo M608Z, MBRP, FloPro, Banks, Volant, Mishimoto, Dieselsite, LineX, Reese 30k
XPLOSIV is offline  
post #6 of 12 Old 07-20-2013, 04:57 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
XPLOSIV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 705
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Rob
What tire pressure do you run unloaded vs loaded? I assume, for heavy loads you run max pressure. Do you have TPMS on your truck? My F250 does, but I'm not sure if the 450 does.

Thanks for the new tire input. Looks like I'll be getting the Toyo's when it comes time.

08 F450 CCLB 4.30's
Spartan, Pure Performance Custom 3", Toyo M608Z, MBRP, FloPro, Banks, Volant, Mishimoto, Dieselsite, LineX, Reese 30k
XPLOSIV is offline  
post #7 of 12 Old 07-20-2013, 05:45 AM
Premium Member
 
Arctic Fox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Stockbridge, Mi.
Posts: 798
Thanks: 0
Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 8 reviews
I know there are guys that put the 245 and 265 width tires on the stock 6" rims.
But if you check the recommended minimum rim widths for those tires you will find a 225 has a 6" minimum, for most 245 tires it's 6.75" and for a 265 it's 7.5"
Maybe if you don't ever haul max GVWR it won't be a problem?

2006 F-450 XLT 4x4 Auto 4.30L Alcoa 19.5" 16,000 GVWR
Kelderman 4-Link/4-Bag Rear Suspension, Lariat Seats, '08 Console, '11 Mirrors, CTS, SCT X3
ARP's w/OEM HG, BPD 6ph FICM @ 58v, BPD Oil Cooler w/stat, Ported Intake, 185 amp Alt
P-Max w/WPE billet wheel, Spearco IC, 4" Banks Exhaust, Shell T6, Zerex EC-1, Oil bypass filter

49,000 miles
Arctic Fox is offline  
post #8 of 12 Old 07-20-2013, 06:14 AM
Compression Ignition Addict


 
RobertS450's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Post Falls
Posts: 1,426
Thanks: 108
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
No TPMS's as they dont make them that will handle the 120psi that the tires can. As for my tire pressures I run them at around 90 all the way around all the time.


Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App

Robert
2010 F450 CC LB 4x4 Black.


RobertS450 is offline  
post #9 of 12 Old 07-20-2013, 06:29 AM
Compression Ignition Addict


 
RobertS450's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Post Falls
Posts: 1,426
Thanks: 108
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The 245's will run fine on stock rims. 265's are starting to get questionable as the spacing is becoming an issue in the rear especially if your going to be packing a lot of weight and have the possibility of having to put chains on. The factory tires on both of my trucks have been super well balanced. Smooth all the way past 100. The dh01's got shaky after about 75 but I think that was because they didn't do a good job balancing them. Going to have a different store put them on the new truck when its time to put them on. Just have to remember that these are semi truck tires and are only speed rated to 75. So don't expect them to ride smooth like a normal pickup tire.


Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App

Robert
2010 F450 CC LB 4x4 Black.


RobertS450 is offline  
post #10 of 12 Old 07-20-2013, 06:46 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
XPLOSIV's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 705
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Good to know. Will probably stay with stock size or go to 245's. Done buying new wheels for awhile
Just put American Force SS's/Toyo MT's on the 250 only to turn around and put the truck for sale 3 months later. There went 5 grand in wheels n tires.

08 F450 CCLB 4.30's
Spartan, Pure Performance Custom 3", Toyo M608Z, MBRP, FloPro, Banks, Volant, Mishimoto, Dieselsite, LineX, Reese 30k
XPLOSIV is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome