Topic Sponsor
2004 - 2008 Ford F150 General discussion on the 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 truck.

Tire and wheel fitment guide for 04-08

Old 06-06-2009, 10:38 AM
UrbanTerrain's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Posts: 161
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post

Originally Posted by XPerties View Post
Going off what you said I don't see that selection here:
Originally Posted by XPerties View Post

However I do see "305/70/17 Load "E" O/D 33.8" - Is this the same but smaller?

And what does Load E and O/D mean?
305/70/17 So this tire is 305 millimeters wide and the 70 means the sidewall height is 70% of 305mm and it fits a 17” rim. O/D is overall diameter I believe, so that tire would almost be a 34.

Last edited by UrbanTerrain; 06-06-2009 at 08:31 PM.
UrbanTerrain is offline  
Old 06-11-2009, 10:18 AM
Junior Member
CNUTS77's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Posts: 11
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

I would love to roll some 35’s but I was told that they are pretty hard on the front end of the truck. Is this true? I am pretty much have my mind set on some BFG’s. Is there a significant difference between the 305/65/17 and the 285/70/17? Is it worth the extra money to invest in the 305’s?

I am rocking 2004 XLT 4x4 Screw – 2” leveling kit!
CNUTS77 is offline  
Old 06-11-2009, 11:48 AM
Senior Member

Thread Starter
LovetheTide's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Alabama
Posts: 6,308
Likes: 0
Received 81 Likes on 6 Posts

You'll be fine running 35s on these trucks. Most poeple say that the problems start when you go over 38s and start running 40s.
LovetheTide is offline  
Old 06-18-2009, 01:29 AM
Junior Member
robow's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 12
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

Thank you very helpful
robow is offline  
Old 06-18-2009, 02:22 PM
The Instant Classic
Cloud 9's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Brownwood, GA
Posts: 96
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

I have a 2004 FX4 S crew with a 2" level that is close to needing new tires.

I want to get a wheel and tire package for around $1,300.00. Right now it has stock 18" but I want to go smaller rims because of tire prices. I can't find any 16" rims that are 6 on 135. So I think I have settled on 17".

The problem I am having is that I know what I want it to look like, just don't know what to buy and don't want to be disapointed with the look or lack of fit. I have saved up a long 3 years.

I want to have the tires poke out the fender well at least 2"

What I am looking at are Pro Comp 1069 rims they are backspaced 4.75 and have a -6mm offset 17" high 9" wide.

Tires are Pro Comp XTerrain All Terrain 305/65's These will give me a footprint of 10-11 inches and a height of almost 32.6".

Will this give me what I am looking for?
Cloud 9 is offline  
Old 06-18-2009, 06:53 PM
Senior Member
ATOM's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 2,959
Likes: 0
Received 4 Likes on 3 Posts

you can't buy rims in 16" for the 6x135 bolt pattern, won't fix because of the brakes
ATOM is offline  
Old 07-06-2009, 06:04 AM
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 37
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

What does a 33X12.5" tire convert to?
fireonice is offline  
Old 07-06-2009, 11:28 AM
only pussies wear bowties
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South Texas
Posts: 124
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

i did the 2.5 inch leveling kit on my 2004 fx4 with an 18x9 wheel and a 33x12.50r18 tire an i have plenty of extra room, no rubbing at all. could have fit 35's easy
SethP is offline  
Old 07-07-2009, 01:10 AM
'08 4x4 Crew
Jaslar12002's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Arkansas
Posts: 177
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

Originally Posted by LovetheTide View Post
That tire is really wide, very very close to 13 inches and tall. The combo of it being that wide and the backspacing of the wheels would cause rubbing, bad.

Step down to the 60 series and you'll be ok.
I dont understand why you say this will rub bad on his.
did you not say in the post that with a level and 9 inch wide with 4.5-5.5 backspacing you can run 35x12.50 isn't that what he is asking.
Jaslar12002 is offline  
Old 07-07-2009, 11:27 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: kansas
Posts: 3
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts

i saw some comments about how the 3 in leveling kit is hard on the front end.....I just purchased the 3 in one two days ago for my 2004 fx4 and then read this thread bad is it for them? and what does it do the truck?
schmidt2004fx4 is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Tire and wheel fitment guide for 04-08

Contact Us - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: