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Will wheels from a 1998 f150 fit an 88 f150. Basically, do they have the same bolt pattern?
 

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Not actually sure of the bolt pattern but the '98's wheels use a captive washer clamping style lugnut not a shouldered traditional style one so make sure if they do fit to use the proper matching lugnuts and make sure they are the new ones provided in the recall. ( I know I had a '98!). Stu
 

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i thought the '97 and up started coming out with 6 lugs? might want to check that aswell
 

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My '98 F-150 was a 5 bolter. I just don't recall if it was 5 on 5" or not. I miss that truck
Stu
 

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the '97-later 5 lug pattern is 5 on 155mm. They'll fit..if you drill out the holes, but that's not really the "Right" way to do it. Friend of mine did just that but the lugs always came loose.
 

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Follow up on the lugnut issue. As Effie said they went metric in '97 and the lugs went metric too so you can't even use the new clamping style lugnuts on the '88 lugs. Stu
 

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It's actually 5 on 135 mm ... very close to 5 on 5.5", but not exactly right. Use at your own peril, as the saying goes. Offset would be more positive than earlier wheels too.

F-150 didn't get 6 stud until the latest generation in 2004 model year. However there were some oddball light duty F-250s from 1997 - 2000, which were renamed F-150 HD 7700 GVW package from 2001 - 2003, that used 7-stud wheels. Similar package available on the new trucks as well.

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Ed N.
 

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I thought that post looked familiar. Hi and welcome Cory. This post is 2 years old. Maybe you should start a new one!
 
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