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post #1 of 9 Old 03-02-2011, 11:22 PM Thread Starter
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Hey everyone, I need to know what backspacing etc. I need to be looking for when I'm ordering my new wheels.

I've got a 2003 f350 and I'm looking to order a set of chrome plated 18" rims for it. I'm going to be running an LT275/70R18 on them.

It seems when you search for 18" rims for an 03 f350 you don't get many options, so I'm just going to start looking through the offset/backspacing numbers to get something that I like.

I don't want the tires sticking out of the fenders either.

1991 Ranger - 38" TSL's, 3 link, One tons, 5.38s on King air shocks....under construction.
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2008 F350 - Crewcab short bed, 6.4L diesel, H&S XRT Pro, AFE DOC/DPF delete
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Only thing that ever matters is BS..4.5" is what you want.
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Hmmm dammit. I found a wheel I really like but it looks like the specs aren't right for my truck then...

Its the Ultra Wheel Maverick

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18x9 5 1/2 backspacing +12 Offset 8-170 Bolt circle


1991 Ranger - 38" TSL's, 3 link, One tons, 5.38s on King air shocks....under construction.
1997 Ranger - reg cab flare side, 3.0L, M5OD-R1, 4x4, 31x10.50r15 MT's.
2008 F350 - Crewcab short bed, 6.4L diesel, H&S XRT Pro, AFE DOC/DPF delete
1972 Mustang Coupe - 302, c4, 9", 4.11's locked.
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yea i was told that with leafs, u want to get a 4.5 backspacing.....thats wat i got on my truck(04)
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Well its hard to find wheels for these then in an 18" size....

1991 Ranger - 38" TSL's, 3 link, One tons, 5.38s on King air shocks....under construction.
1997 Ranger - reg cab flare side, 3.0L, M5OD-R1, 4x4, 31x10.50r15 MT's.
2008 F350 - Crewcab short bed, 6.4L diesel, H&S XRT Pro, AFE DOC/DPF delete
1972 Mustang Coupe - 302, c4, 9", 4.11's locked.
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thats wat i have is an 18
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What kind are they?

I want an 18" wheel and it has to be chrome finish.

I just can't find anything I like.

1991 Ranger - 38" TSL's, 3 link, One tons, 5.38s on King air shocks....under construction.
1997 Ranger - reg cab flare side, 3.0L, M5OD-R1, 4x4, 31x10.50r15 MT's.
2008 F350 - Crewcab short bed, 6.4L diesel, H&S XRT Pro, AFE DOC/DPF delete
1972 Mustang Coupe - 302, c4, 9", 4.11's locked.
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mine are xd.....u might try some monsters or hoss rims
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Ok...found some wheels that I like. They are chrome finish in an 18x9 with 4.5" backspacing -11 offset.

Eagle Alloy Series 197



Gonna wrap them in LT275/70R18 Michelin LTX AT/2 (we get lots of these as take-offs at work off the new 2011's)

Now I just gotta order my leveling kit and I'm all set! Gonna go with the Rough Country drop bracket leveling kit.

1991 Ranger - 38" TSL's, 3 link, One tons, 5.38s on King air shocks....under construction.
1997 Ranger - reg cab flare side, 3.0L, M5OD-R1, 4x4, 31x10.50r15 MT's.
2008 F350 - Crewcab short bed, 6.4L diesel, H&S XRT Pro, AFE DOC/DPF delete
1972 Mustang Coupe - 302, c4, 9", 4.11's locked.
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