Need help on tire and rim decision - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Wheels, Tires, and Brakes Here's where you can post all your topics and questions about wheels, tires and brakes.
Sponsored by Discount Tire

User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 Old 06-28-2012, 06:04 PM Thread Starter
mattman_13's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 54
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Need help on tire and rim decision

I have a 2003 f250 4wd with a ????? lift on it. The rims currently on it are the micky thompson ones that look like soft 8s. From what ive found research wise has a 5" or 4 7/16 backspacing..i could be wrong. On that rim im running a 315 75 16 kumho which ends up being 34.6 tall and 12.30 wide section.

Im wanting to switch to 18" rims for ride quality and better choices of tires. Im looking for a tad big taller tire but skinnier. wanting to get some rolling resistance off and gain some speed on the highway as my trucks mostly used to travel for work. im looking at the toyo oc at in 285 75 18.

I'm questioning the backspacing needed for a skinnier tire. Most the results ive found from my search have been "will a 285 75 18 fit on stock rims" and etc. i want to keep the tire sticking out the same or in a little.

What rim would you all recommend for that situation.
mattman_13 is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

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


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

Email Address:


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