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post #1 of 20 Old 10-08-2007, 11:38 AM Thread Starter
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I've got a stock height 06 f-250 with stock 275-70-17's on it i am looking at getting new tires would i be able to fit 295-70-17's on it with no problems? Or could i go with a 16" wheel? theirs a set on ebay 295-75-16's bfg at's on AR teflon wheels that are pretty cheap and close to me, i just dont know if the 16" wheel will fit Thanks.

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no the 16" wheels will not fit on the 04 and newer F Series Fords trucks but the 295's will fit on your 17" wheels that are on your truck with out a problem but in some cases they haved rubbed a little but nothing a leveling kit didn't take care of..hope this helps

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ok i wasnt sure if they would or not and i didnt want to drive 2 hours to see if they would thanks!!!

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no the 16" wheels will not fit on the 04 and newer F Series Fords trucks
Acually they came stock with 16's also. My 04 had them, The 295-70-17 will fit with out a problem. ran them on my 04 also. If you go anylarger you will need a leveling kit to prevent from rubbing.

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sorry about that and thankyou slammed for correcting me on that and now i have another question will the 16's fit on the 05's or just the 04's and older..thanks

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but will a 16" wheel fit on my 2006?

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Acually im not to sure buddy. I dont believe they will due to back spacing?

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Acually im not to sure buddy. I dont believe they will due to back spacing?
thats what i thought,i was just going off my head when i said 04 and newer but i know somewhere in the 04 and 05 they made the calibers bigger so the 16" wheels will not fit to my knowledge..

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but will a 16" wheel fit on my 2006?
Now im talking stock wheels here. The 16s shouldnt fit for backspacing reasons. But an aftermarket wheel should fit with out a problem. I had a guy come into the shop a few days ago that had some chrome 16's on his 05 so there sholdnt be a reason why a aftermarket wheel shouldnt.

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but i know somewhere in the 04 and 05 they made the calibers bigger so the 16" wheels will not fit to my knowledge..
See i just learned something new lol. didnt know they upgraded the breaks from 03-04 to 05-07

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