Bolt Pattern info - FordTough.ca - Home of Canadian Ford Truck Enthusiasts
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 02:45 PM Thread Starter
 
macs07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 113
Bolt Pattern info

I have a 2013 FX4 and am going to purchase aftermarket wheels. I am in south Florida the wheels are American Racing 20", heres my concern. I know all these trucks are built in the USA, but for these wheels they list a bolt pattern of 6 X 5.5 or 6 X 135. I beleive that my truck is 6 x 135. If you convert 5.5 inchs to mm it is larger than 135mm. Am I missing something????
macs07 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 06:20 PM
 
SVT4MT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Port Elgin, Ontario
Posts: 4,730
Garage
Doubtful, 5.5 inches (139.7mm) vs 135mm is only 4.7mm difference, which is less than 4%.

Don't think you've got too much to be worried about, other than buying new wheels with an 80 cent dollar, hope it's worth it. lol

801A - 6550 lb bundle of joy
SVT4MT is offline  
post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 06:35 PM
 
TRNRBILT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Kilbride,Ontario
Posts: 362
You need the 135mm to fit. Chevy I believe is the 139.7mm and will not fit.

Heres a list off all f150 bolt patterns

http://www.fordboltpattern.com/Ford_..._Patterns.html

If the mud ain't flyin' ... You ain't tryin'

2009 F-150 XLT 4x4 4.6L 2" Ready lift front and rear
1989 Bronco II 4x4 2.9L 6 - 8" skyjacker lift front and rear
1987/89 Bronco II 4x4 work in progress. Full size Dana 44,Ford 8.8 5.0L swap coming
TRNRBILT is offline  
 
post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 06:40 PM
 
CanadianRanger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Saint John, NB
Posts: 1,900
Garage
6x135mm is 6x5.31"...I'm not sure how big a deal the difference between 5.31 and 5.5 inches would be on fitment.
My guess is the 'Mericans might just be rounding up to 5.5"

I was going to post the same link in the post above...lol

2014 F150 FX4 | SuperCrew | 5.0L | 4x4 | Sterling Grey Metallic
CanadianRanger is offline  
post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 07:15 PM
 
TRNRBILT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Kilbride,Ontario
Posts: 362
4.7mm is just under 3/16" (.185") sorry to me it's a lot but I usually work to thousandths of an inch at work. They might jam on if the bolt holes are big enough

If the mud ain't flyin' ... You ain't tryin'

2009 F-150 XLT 4x4 4.6L 2" Ready lift front and rear
1989 Bronco II 4x4 2.9L 6 - 8" skyjacker lift front and rear
1987/89 Bronco II 4x4 work in progress. Full size Dana 44,Ford 8.8 5.0L swap coming
TRNRBILT is offline  
post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 07:43 PM
 
SVT4MT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Port Elgin, Ontario
Posts: 4,730
Garage
Meh, I'm never afraid to admit when I'm wrong, man enough to admit it, if that's the case.

But if you had 6 x 135 available and listed for the wheel you're buying, why would you even bother worrying about getting 6 x 5.5 ?

Buy what you need, bolt them on, if they don't fit right, get the ones that will.

Maybe I'm oversimplifying things, I thought the same as Dwayne, the 'Muricans can't figure out the Metric system so they rounded up, lol

801A - 6550 lb bundle of joy
SVT4MT is offline  
post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 10:28 PM Thread Starter
 
macs07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 113
Dealer here tells me 2004 and up are 6 x 135mm. exept the heavy duty trucks which are 7 stud.
macs07 is offline  
post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 10:33 PM
 
herbz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Cochrane, Alberta
Posts: 1,114
Send a message via MSN to herbz
2004-2015 F150's are 6x135.

Use the size that fits the truck.

2016 F150 XLT XTR 4x4 2.7 Ecoboost
herbz is offline  
post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-01-2015, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
 
macs07's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 113
Quote:
Originally Posted by SVT4MT View Post
Doubtful, 5.5 inches (139.7mm) vs 135mm is only 4.7mm difference, which is less than 4%.

Don't think you've got too much to be worried about, other than buying new wheels with an 80 cent dollar, hope it's worth it. lol
These wheels in Canada are about $100.00 per wheel more plus the suppliers will include the shipping cost $300.00 and 13% HST. All it will cost me here is the sale price, no tax and about $170.00 exchange.

Last edited by macs07; 03-02-2015 at 07:19 AM.
macs07 is offline  
post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old 03-02-2015, 04:19 AM
 
SVT4MT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Port Elgin, Ontario
Posts: 4,730
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by macs07 View Post
Dealer here tells me 2004 and up are 6 x 135mm. exept the heavy duty trucks which are 7 stud.
You've got a 2013, with six stud. Why are you even worrying about 6 x 5.5 ?

Congrats on the pricing, if you can save money even while taking a beating on the dollar, you're doing OK.

I like how there was no mention ( i.e.: gloating lol) about how we're all snowbound and you're....in Southern Florida.

Will you be posting your stock wheels on the Classifieds? Pics when the new ones get installed !!!

801A - 6550 lb bundle of joy
SVT4MT is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wheel Bolt Pattern Cross Reference Database f150phule Wheels and Tires 3 02-12-2013 04:59 AM
converts 5x5.5 to the F350 bolt pattern???? Ford00XLT F-150 1997 to 2003 /04 Heritage Forum 2 04-22-2009 10:01 PM
Thread/bolt size blueranger Ranger Forum 11 07-30-2008 11:10 AM
bolt pattern? mechanix61 Super Duty Forum 4 05-02-2008 06:45 PM
Headlight Beam Pattern tohi2care Lighting 2 02-16-2008 12:52 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not 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