Tire size for 6" Lift!!! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4 Exterior Discussion Body and Accessories Talk

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 25 Old 01-12-2009, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Tire size for 6" Lift!!!

I have a 2008 F350 with a 6" inch pro comp lift. I was wondering if anybody has suggestion for what kind and size of tires i should run. i was thinking 36/15.50/20 mickey thompson mtz. what do you think? To Big? I Also need to find a nice set of wheels. Any suggestions? Thanks
Boise,Id is offline  
post #2 of 25 Old 01-12-2009, 08:29 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Raul@Stealth Automotive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Ventura County, CA
Posts: 20,359
Thanks: 23
Thanked 30 Times in 17 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Raul@Stealth Automotive
you can easily clear 37's

heck you can clear 37's with a leveling kit on a 08
Raul@Stealth Automotive is offline  
post #3 of 25 Old 01-12-2009, 08:54 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Java's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Rio Hondo, Texas
Posts: 2,395
Thanks: 2
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
I dont think you should go with anything smaller than a 37.

2011 6.7 F350 - Dads
2009 6.4 F350 - Brothers
2007 6.0 F350 - Mine
1997 7.3 F250 - Farm Truck
Java is offline  
post #4 of 25 Old 01-12-2009, 09:14 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks! If i run 37" what do you think my mpg will be? Also any suggestions on increasing mpg without voiding the factory warrenty?
Boise,Id is offline  
post #5 of 25 Old 01-12-2009, 10:01 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jrod80's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Logan, Utah
Posts: 850
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I would go 37's. You might be able to squeeze a 38x13.50 but there would be some rubbing. I ran 38x15.50's on my 6" for a few days while I was waiting to do my 8" and I had to be pretty damn careful to not munch a fender. Depends on the truck but I would say 13-14 mpg on the interstate, 9-10 mpg around town. There are some tuners/programmers that claim better mpg without deleting the DPF. There may be some that do with little or no power increase but you won't find a high hp tuner or programmer that will get you better mpg without deleting the DPF. A high hp tune generates more soot which will clog your DPF much faster resulting in more frequent regen which in turn reduces mpg.


**Sold** 2008 F350 PSD CC SB Lariat - 8" Fabtech Radius Arm kit, OUO Traction Blocks, Icon Remote Res shocks, Icon dual stabilizer, 20" BMFs on 38x15.5 Toyo MTs, Spartan 275, S&B CAI, Flo-Pro exhaust, RBP Grille, N-Fab steps, CRE Rocker Flares, Recon mirror and tails, projectors with 6K HID, Alpine IVA-W505 DVD with Sirius and cam, Alpine 5x7s, Fosgate amp and 10" sub
jrod80 is offline  
post #6 of 25 Old 01-12-2009, 11:27 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
ididntdoit5150's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: *So*Cal*
Posts: 382
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to ididntdoit5150 Send a message via Yahoo to ididntdoit5150
i would say 37's, but ive seen 40's done.

if your worried about mpg's invest in a tuner. should help some

ididntdoit5150 is offline  
post #7 of 25 Old 01-13-2009, 12:19 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
geoff thomas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne UK
Posts: 241
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via MSN to geoff thomas
I run 37 and they roll just great!
geoff thomas is offline  
post #8 of 25 Old 01-13-2009, 12:38 AM
Member
 
MotoHauler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cali
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I'm running 37's with a Pro Comp 6" w/radius arms lift. I have had no issues with rubbing so far.

2012 Ford Raptor SCrew
2008 Lariat Crew 6.4 4X4 (SOLD)
H&S Mini Max, Banks Intake
Diamond Eye 5" DP back
8" Pro Comp StageII
37" Toyo MT's on RBP 22's
2011 Ducati 848evo
2006 Ducati Xerox 999R #46
2006 Suzuki GSXR-750 (track bike)
2011 Audi A4
2005 STI

MotoHauler is offline  
post #9 of 25 Old 01-13-2009, 01:49 AM
Member
 
ksipes1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Naples, Florida
Posts: 58
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Tires

Mine are 37x13.5x24 Toyo MT on American Force Rims. No problems and big tires!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	CIMG1565a.JPG
Views:	580
Size:	15.3 KB
ID:	7445  

2008 F450 King Ranch, AFE Stage 2, MBRP Duals, Fabtech 4 link 6" Lift, OUO 5" blocks and traction bars and side steps, AMP retractable steps,Falken 37x13.5x24 AT, American Force 24" Stripes rims, Airdog2,Coolant filter, Oil bypass filter, and a few more essentials
ksipes1 is offline  
post #10 of 25 Old 01-13-2009, 04:53 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
1997powerstroker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Westfield
Posts: 238
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to 1997powerstroker
Agreed 37 I think anything bigger would look dumb but that my 2 cents

My Truck

-1997 F-350 CC LB Powerstroke Diesel
-286,910.2 Miles
-Grand Rock 6in Stacks Straight Piped, Killed the Kitty
-S&B Air Intake
-Rancho RS5000 Shocks
-Warn Premium Manual Hubs
-Walmart Special Stereo (Duel $50 Model)
-Driver Seatbelt Thingy
-Velvet Steering Wheel Cover!!!
1997powerstroker 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