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Old 02-01-2011, 10:32 PM
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a few questions for a first time ford owner.

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Does any one know what the max tire size for these trucks without a lift?
I used to own a dodge and I knew of a guy that put 37" mud tires without a lift and there was no rubbing.
I would like to put 35x12.50 on the stock rim, Possible?

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This is the first ford I've owned, I have been told that you can use a lot of the same parts from older trucks to newer ones and vice versa (ie, tailgate, tailights, bed, door handles, etc). is this true?
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35x12.5s will fit and rub only very little, 37s are gonna need a lift. Dodges have a bit bigger wheel well on em than the Fords do.

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Yes it's true, a lot of the actual hard parts have stayed the same for a while now. You'll want to watch your tailgate though, if you've got a new truck. A lot of the not so honest people out there with the older trucks will steal the new ones because they have Super Duty stamped into them. So lock your tailgate.
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