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what wheels will fit 46'ford pickup?

What size wheels and tires can I fit on my 46' ford pickup truck? I would like to beef up the rubber more so in the rear, with chrome wheels and baby moons.1/2 ton

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Not %100 but I think all Fords used the same bolt pattern up to the mid 80s.

My 31 5 window, 35, and 41 coupe all share the same bolt pattern as my 79 F150.

IE" Truck bolt pattern.

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I think the full size truck wheel pattern was the same until they merged/bought Mazda. Now they are some metric bolt pattern.

My '56 has the ford "baby moons" and trim rings. My spare wheel is off a later model (moons won't fit) but the bolt pattern is the same. I think my spare might be from a mid-late 70s model by the tabs (for the hub caps).

Check my gallery for more pics, but the rings just went on this week.

You asked about what size. These are stock (5" or 6") X 15". I know guys with 8" up front and 10" out back on the 53-56 (stock vehicles) trucks. As far as how wide wil fit on yours...I can't help there.

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46 Ford pickups use the 5 on 5 and 1/2 inch bolt circle pattern.
Fairly common pattern......used by Ford cars from 1940 to 1948 and Ford pickups from 1940 until recently...

Wheel Vintiques sells wheels that will work.....


Scroll down to steel wheels and series 14, 15 and 16........
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what wheels will fit 46'ford pickup?

The 1946 Ford pickup used a 5 on 5-1/2 bolt pattern. If you are looking for junk yard wheels the following wheels have a 5 on 5 1/2 bolt pattern.

'42-'89 AMC & Jeep (5 bolt) , '46-'55 Chrysler - 8 cyl./wagon, Imperial '54-66, '28-'48 Ford, '49-'89 Ford - full size P.U., van, Bronco, most International Scout & Travelall, '52-'60 Lincoln, '39-'51 Mercury.

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96 Ford pickups (4wd) have a 15x8 alloy as factory equipment..those can work if you like them..and you can find them in the wrecking yards at www.car-part.com

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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