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Old 06-23-2015, 04:13 PM   #1
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Putting 19.5's on the e450

I don't get the coach till Thursday,... but I'm gonna put 19.5 wheels and tires...

anyone do this ...

I'm thing on going with 225-70-19.5s....
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Old 06-23-2015, 04:14 PM   #2
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What do you hope to gain by this swap?
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Old 06-23-2015, 04:21 PM   #3
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What do you hope to gain by this swap?
better mileage, better handling, softer ride... less tire sway,, higher load capacity ,.. aluminum wheels..more bling,... custom look...

f 450's have them....

they make them in 6'' and 6.75 wide

I think the 16's are too small... and they look tooo small.. and run at close to max gvw
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Old 06-23-2015, 04:23 PM   #4
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all though.... on my f450 dually I put 22.5's and on my f53, 22.5s
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Old 06-23-2015, 04:37 PM   #5
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Bigger tires don't equal more MPG. If that was the case, a higher rear, gear ratio would do the same thing.

It takes a set amount of horse power, to move a MH at a set speed. Tire size won't change that, your slower turning engine, will just work a little harder to make that power or run in a lower gear.

It's going to be a dog, out of the hole and mess up the speedometer and shift points.

Will you be able to turn the wheels, without hitting the inner fenders?

Hey, it will look good!
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Old 06-23-2015, 04:45 PM   #6
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Bigger tires don't equal more MPG. If that was the case, a higher rear, gear ratio would do the same thing.

It takes a set amount of horse power, to move a MH at a set speed. Tire size won't change that, your slower turning engine, will just work a little harder to make that power or run in a lower gear.

It's going to be a dog, out of the hole and mess up the speedometer and shift points.

Will you be able to turn the wheels, without hitting the inner fenders?

Hey, it will look good!
I put them on my other one... was getting 8.5 mpg... on the same trip got 10

they are less than 32'' tall and should not rub any where... I have to check if the 6.75 will work..(stock is 6'') if the do it will give a 1.5 wider stance
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heres the info...







https://www.tacomaworld.com/tirecalc...16-225-70r19.5
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Old 06-24-2015, 03:34 PM   #8
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Hurry and do it , before you trade it in. Send pictures
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Old 06-24-2015, 03:47 PM   #9
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Hurry and do it , before you trade it in. Send pictures
I'm gonna keep it till the 6 speed comes out... should be about 6mo. or less
the wheels should swap over..
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Old 06-24-2015, 11:23 PM   #10
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Put your fancy wheels on it and leave it alone.


My motorhome drives very nice with new stock tires. I would not want to chance the gear ratio higher.
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Put your fancy wheels on it and leave it alone.


My motorhome drives very nice with new stock tires. I would not want to chance the gear ratio higher.
you don't remember my white one with the 19.5s?
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Put your fancy wheels on it and leave it alone.


My motorhome drives very nice with new stock tires. I would not want to chance the gear ratio higher.
they're about the same tall as the ones we put on our vans..










stock is 225 75 16
going to 225 70 19.5







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Old 06-25-2015, 03:07 AM   #13
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what came stock on our vans were 225-75-16
we put 265 70 17's
the 5.4 motor pulls the tire just fine




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Leave it alone and go play golf.
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