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Old 12-31-2011, 07:55 AM
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Wheel offset

What is the correct wheel offset for 2011 F350? I'm looking at buying some new wheels, and, there are 4 or 5 wheel offsets available for the wheels I'm considering (Fuel Octanes). One of the sales people said that 150 is standard for my truck.
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Old 12-31-2011, 08:45 AM
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The wheel offset you want will also depend on the wheel width you pick.

Are you wanting the wheels to stick out past the fenders? If so, how much?

What diameter wheel do you want?

What size tires are you going to use?
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The wheel offset you want will also depend on the wheel width you pick.

Are you wanting the wheels to stick out past the fenders? If so, how much? No more than they currently do 1" or 2".

What diameter wheel do you want? 18" dia. x 9" wide.

What size tires are you going to use?
Nitto Terra Grapplers 297/70r18, on truck now.


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Old 12-31-2011, 09:03 AM
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Currently I have 20x10 wheels with a -18 offset (4.79 Backspace). They stick out 2-2.5"

Next set of wheels are going to be 22x9.5 Fuel hostage wheels with a -6 offset (5.00 Backspace) and will stick out about 1.5-2".

A 18x9 with 5" backspace should stick out 1-1.5" give or take a bit.

All this of course is based off my current wheels and how they "appear" to stick out. Depending on where you measure what from. I'm basing my measurements from the center of the wheel opening above the tire.
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Mine are 20x10 -25mm, 4.5 backspace. Its a bit of a crapshoot the more negative you go. I have a 2.5" lift 35s as I wanted to stay low enough that a four year old could reach the door handle. I had to trim the fenders slightly behind the tired and space the front bumper out 1.5 in. I like thelook sticking out, others may not. I also get lots of crap on the side windows flipping up.
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as far as I know the stock 20" wheels are +40mm offset. I went with- 12mm offset on my new wheels which put the rims out 52mm from stock (2").

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as far as I know the stock 20" wheels are +40mm offset. I went with- 12mm offset on my new wheels which put the rims out 52mm from stock (2").

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That would be true with both wheels were the same diameter. Problem is, they're not.

Stock wheels I believe are 8" wide and your 20s are 10" wide.

Offset is based off the center line of the wheel. The center of the wheel is different on different width wheels.

You could compare the 2 on backspace, then do the math to figure out how much wheel is forward of the hub. Then compare those 2 numbers to tell how much further the new wheels will stick out past the stockers.
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That would be true with both wheels were the same diameter. Problem is, they're not.

Stock wheels I believe are 8" wide and your 20s are 10" wide.

Offset is based off the center line of the wheel. The center of the wheel is different on different width wheels.

You could compare the 2 on backspace, then do the math to figure out how much wheel is forward of the hub. Then compare those 2 numbers to tell how much further the new wheels will stick out past the stockers.
yaya, sorry, the TIRE moves out 2", the WHEEL moves out 3"
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I am running a -24 offset on 20x10 Fuel kranks with 37x13.50 tires.
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What lift? Are you running I'm running 3.5

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I am running a -24 offset on 20x10 Fuel kranks with 37x13.50 tires.
What lift are you running to do that?
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Mine are 20x9 with a -12 offset. I have no rubbing with 295/65R20 tires or my current 35x12.5x 20 tires
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Mine are 20x9 with a -12 offset. I have no rubbing with 295/65R20 tires or my current 35x12.5x 20 tires
Got any pics of how much they stick out? That is the same setup I am thinking of going with. You running fender flares?
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From the back looking up the side of the truck


Side view let you see they are a 35" MT tire


From the front looking back
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Mine are 20x9 with a -12 offset. I have no rubbing with 295/65R20 tires or my current 35x12.5x 20 tires
Do you have any pictures showing the flush mounted lights? I have a very similar truck to yours and am thinking of some of the same mods. Your truck looks excellent from what I can see. I'd also like to see a full side view so I can see your lift/tire combo.

Thanks, if you have time it would be great.
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That looks awesome. Just poke out a little, doesn't look like it would be to hard on paint without fender flares.
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