88 FORD 8 hole Wheel Question

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I am looking for a 8 hole wheel, so I have have 2 spare tires.
My question is, does the year matter, or are all 8 hole FORD wheels the same?

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thomas1

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8 lug? Everything Ford pre-1999 will be the 8x6.5" bolt pattern. The trucks switched to 8x170mm switched with the change to the "super duty" body style. (For the most part, I believe our friendly neighborhood cow had a super duty that had something ✖✖✖✖y about the wheels) Vans continued with the 8x6.5" for at least 2 more years.

Chevy and Dodge have used the 8x6.5 since forever and have been smart enough not to change it, thus far.

This ^^ except gm switched in the last couple years.

The newer hummer wheels need the hub bored out to fit. Think the same applies to 03+ dodge wheels.
 
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8 lug? Everything Ford pre-1999 will be the 8x6.5" bolt pattern. The trucks switched to 8x170mm switched with the change to the "super duty" body style. (For the most part, I believe our friendly neighborhood cow had a super duty that had something ✖✖✖✖y about the wheels) Vans continued with the 8x6.5" for at least 2 more years.

Chevy and Dodge have used the 8x6.5 since forever and have been smart enough not to change it, thus far.
This ^^ except gm switched in the last couple years.

The newer hummer wheels need the hub bored out to fit. Think the same applies to 03+ dodge wheels.
 
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DSS

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The one I had so much trouble with was a 99 4x4 dually. I think with an 88 they should all be the same yes.

Seems to me I found out that a US truck was different than a Canadian built truck, for one year, or part of a year. Supposedly a 4WD took the same wheels as a 2wd but they didn't fit mine. I think any 8 hole wheel will fit an 88
 
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Thank you all, Especially my Bovine buddy up North.

Ever since my Dad passed away I have to look to you ✖✖✖✖ers for questions like this.

thanks again :)
 
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ckelp

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hog out the holes, who cares if the wheels are lop sided

stupid knowledge ford is still using dana 60 and chevy and dodge use the AAM 11.25 rear axles..
 
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Chris, I had a similar situation. My buddy bought a brand new SD F350 in late98- early 99(crs). He wanted aftermarket wheels, and wondered if 35" tires would fit. I had 35" BFG a/t on some am wheels on my black truck(86). we put them on, They fit(the tires did rub), the wheels fit. He ordered some cool wheels for hi SD from discount or 4wheel parts wholesalers, and some tires. they mounted and balanced the tires and the rims did not fit. The store had ordered 8x 170mm.
 
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