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Old 09-23-2010, 02:50 PM
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1979 f150 rims

I am looking at putting a set of rims on my truck. I was looking at some mid 90's bronco rims. Just wondering what years will fit the 79 truck. I know they changed the bolt pattern in the late 90's. I also heard that the dodge bolt pattern was the same as ford. Is that true?
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Anything through 96 will fit for sure...If I am not mistaken, 97 is when they switched to the metric pattern. The dodge pattern is the same, but I do not know what year or if they quit the 5 on 5.5 pattern.
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i know my wheels will fit on my girlfriends and dads dodge ram 1500 one is 97 and one is a 99...so atleast those years...matter of fact i'm thinking about putting my girls old ram aluminum wheels on the truck they look pretty bad *** and are 16's
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I read somewhere that the last years of the F-100 (80-83), they changed to 5x4.5 bolt pattern. The F-150 bolt pattern is the same as stated above (5x5.5) through 96.
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How bout the 8x6.5?
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8 by 6.5 was used until 96 as well.
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I've read that some dodge wheels may not fit because the center hole isn't big enough to clear the hubs. Aftermarket wheels will probably fit b/c they are more 'generic'
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