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2019 f-250 tire whee size recommendation for a 4” bds lift

 
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:59 AM
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2019 f-250 tire whee size recommendation for a 4” bds lift

Hi all,
Successful lemon-lawed my 2018 F-250 for excessive cabin leaks and pick up a 2019 Magnetic with a sport package.
Was hoping to use the nice wheels it came with but only 9" wide.....I know why they do this but wish they didn't.

Anyway..after a lot of research I have landed on:
BDS 4" Radius Arm C/O W/ Res Radius Arm/Fox2.0
Fuel Vapor Matte Black 20X10 OR 22X10
Toyo MT or BFG KM3 37X12.50 or 35X12.50


UPDATE: 3_15: Thanks for the pictures and feedback everyone! I really appreciate it.Its amazing how som people no way and some people say no problem!
After a ton of discussion and consideration I am going with an
Icon Stage 4 Leveling kit,
Fuel Vapor 18x9s
Nitto Ridge Grapplers 35X12.50. Seems to be a good healthy start/stance and balance.
We do a lot of driving on the California highways out on the I5 and some light trails. Not sure I am interested in the changes putting a 37 on will bring to a vehicle that will definitely get "used" quite a bit.
I was looking at the KM3 but not sold on how street worthy/tow worthy they may be.

My Question to all you experts out there: What is the best Tire/Wheel combo size you have found for these trucks that will allow stability on freeway but light off road capability.
Looking cool is fun, but it can also be time consuming and dumb in some cases LOL
I love the look of the 37s with 22s but know its a rougher ride. I also love the 37s with 20s but wondering if i have too much wall. Looking for opinions and experiences!
Note: I do not want radius arm rub and the Icon Level I was looking at would still cause tires to rub unless I put spacers in (no thanks!).
 
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Old 03-14-2019, 04:06 AM
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My vote would be 37x12.50x20.

You can run 35s stock. 22’s are a bit much rim in my opinion.
 
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Old 03-15-2019, 07:59 AM
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I had 37 / 13.5 R20 on with my 4"BDS and turning right it had rub on sway bar. they were switched out to a 12.5 and no more rub. I dont know the exact offset of my wheels but they are fuel mavericks
 
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Old 03-15-2019, 09:47 AM
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Depends on if you are going more for drive ability or looks. I have the 6” fabtech on mine with 37-13:50 R 22 Toyos and like the truck but it’s my personal truck and hardly gets driven. The 37’s without a doubt killed some power, mileage and braking. I love the way mine looks but if I was driving the truck a lot no doubt I’d go with 35’s.


 
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Old 03-15-2019, 11:01 AM
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35s fit stock, anything less than 37s on a 4" lift is going to look like you skipped leg day.

I have 35s on my 2.5" lift and I think it looks a little odd from time to time. Probably going 37s next time around. If you have a gasser you're probably going to have to regear.
 
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Thanks. I am doing the 2.5 Icon Stage 3 kit for now.
Its a 2019 Diesel and they are saying IU will get rub on the radius arm. Not sure I want to have that, Only solutions would be to go up to 4 inch or put spacers in,
Also concerned about how 37s might impact performance/towing. What do you mean it looks odd for time to time?
 
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Thanks. I am doing the 2.5 Icon Stage 3 kit for now.
Its a 2019 Diesel and they are saying IU will get rub on the radius arm. Not sure I want to have that, Only solutions would be to go up to 4 inch or put spacers in,
Also concerned about how 37s might impact performance/towing. What do you mean it looks odd for time to time?
Just that these trucks are so massive, 37s are really what look the most proportional on them. Don't get me wrong, 35's look awesome, just when I catch a glimpse of my truck at some random angles I still think 35's look a tad too small. Its a personal thing. If you go 37's and don't want rub you really need to go with an aftermarket wheel with about 5" of backspacing, that's 0 offset on a 9" rim, not sure on a 10".
 
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Mine squatting a little here with the camper hitched up, but Im running 17X9 and 37-1350-17 toyos with the 4" BDS spring. No rubbing ANYWHERE. Don't sweat towing with 37s....the 6.7 laughs it off.



 
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Old 03-15-2019, 10:37 PM
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i run 37x13.5r20 nitto ridge grapplers on my 18 f250 6.2L 3.73 rear end and bds 4inch radius arm lift. The only slight rubbing i get is with suspension articulation and wheels full locked at the back lower inner fender plastic shroud. I eventually will trim it but otherwise im happy with the setup. Yes acceleration was affected, braking was affected, and fuel economy went down. However, i didn't purchase this truck for fuel economy and it still gets up and goes when goosing the pedal. The only thing i would change is probably do a 6inch next time (i think it would look even better but everyone that sees the truck likes it with the 4inch and think its a 6inch), do 4:30 gears for more grunt (i didn't order this truck so i was stuck with 3.73's). Bds 4inch RA lift is a quality lift and overall i can't say enough good things about this product from BDS. Wheels are 20inch fuel mavericks -12 offset (wheels/tires sit slightly outside of the fender and looks good without looking like a roller-skate to me
 
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Old 03-15-2019, 10:47 PM
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Try something like the Nitto Terra Grappler G2, 37/12.50. It's much lighter than the mud and hybrid tires most guys are running. These may not affect acceleration like the muds.
 
 


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