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Old 03-07-2013, 05:29 PM   #1
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7 bolt wheels - why?

for some reason ford found it necessary to use 7 bolt wheels?

Factory Ford F-150 Rims 7 Bolt 17 inch set of 4 - St. John's Tires, Rims For Sale - Kijiji St. John's Canada.

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Old 03-07-2013, 05:38 PM   #2
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Guess they are worried the wheels may fall off!
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My guess is there is a requirement by some country they sell fords in that need seven lugs. They don't do anything different that costs more unless forced to do so.
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Nope it's just ford being ford they did that to keep the wheels on there trucks so they are not interchangeable to other makes dodge rules
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Another reason not to buy a Ford.
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ya but they already had 6 and the hd's use 8....i just dont get it lol...im glad i only have 5 when it comes time to change a tire with a wheel wrench
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It"ll make buying aftermarket rims near impossible.
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It"ll make buying aftermarket rims near impossible.
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I think this might be the most immediate correct answer

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Not sure why...They don't produce enough power at the rear wheels to make a difference. (training wheels sounds more like it)..
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