Bolt Pattern Ford F150 (Every Year)

The Ford F150 since 2004 has a bolt pattern of 6×135 mm. Prior to 2004, many of the bolt patterns were 5×135. But what does this mean for you? Read on to understand what is bolt pattern, how exactly you can find yours and what it means?

Though I tried to make this information as accurate as possible, you should always double check your bolt pattern by measuring it. There is no guarantee with the information in this article.

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Bolt Pattern for Ford F150 By Year

YearBolt Pattern
20226×135 mm (5.31 in)
20216×135 mm (5.31 in)
20206×135 mm (5.31 in)
20196×135 mm (5.31 in)
20186×135 mm (5.31 in)
20176×135 mm (5.31 in)
20166×135 mm (5.31 in)
20156×135 mm (5.31 in)
20146×135 mm (5.31 in)
20136×135 mm (5.31 in)
20126×135 mm (5.31 in)
20116×135 mm (5.31 in)
20107×150 mm (5.91 in)/ 6×135 mm (5.31 in)
20096×135 mm (5.31 in)
20086×135 mm (5.31 in)
20076×135 mm (5.31 in)
20066×135 mm (5.31 in)
20046×135 mm (5.31 in)
20035×135 mm (5.31 in)
20025×135 mm (5.31 in)
20015×135 mm (5.31 in)
20005×135 mm (5.31 in)
19995×135 mm (5.31 in)
19985×135 mm (5.31 in)
19975×135 mm (5.31 in)
Ford F150 Bolt Pattern Chart by Year

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6×135

Discount tire has both a wide selection of tires and rims available for this particular bolt pattern. Check out the Best sellers from Discount Tire.

Amazon does have some limited rim options available that you can check out as well.

5×135

Discount tire has both a wide selection of tires and rims available for this particular bolt pattern. Check out the Best sellers from Discount Tire.

What is a Bolt Pattern?

A bolt pattern refers to the orientation and alignment of the bolts for a wheel. It refers to the number and the spacing of the required bolts for the rim to attach to the vehicle. This is also known as a lug pattern.

Bolt patterns cannot be changed without an adapter. The bolt pattern that comes with a car is standard to that vehicle.

infographic on what the numbers mean in a bolt pattern

The first number in a bolt pattern refers to the number of bolts. This value is usually 4, 5, 6, or 8.

The second number in a bolt pattern refers to the diameter of the lug circle. See the next section for examples on how to measure the diameter.

4 5 bolt pattern examples
Example of 4 and 5 Bolt Pattern Rims
6 8 bolt pattern examples
Example of 6 and 8 Bolt Pattern Rims

How to Measure Bolt Pattern?

Bolt pattern is measured by first counting the number of lugs on the wheel then measuring the diameter.

This diameter can be measured and presented in either inches or mm.

The diameter is measured by an imaginary circle that goes through the center of all the bolts. An example for a 4 bolt and 5 bolt pattern is shown below.

The diameter can be measured from the center point of one bolt to the center point of one across it. But an odd bolt pattern diameter is measured with an imaginary circle through the center of all the bolts.

how to measure bolt pattern diagram for odd and even bolt patterns

Why is the Bolt Pattern Important?

You need to know the bolt pattern of your vehicle or truck in order to select the appropriate rims for your car. The bolts are what attach the rim and therefore the wheel/tire to your car. To install a rim to the car, the bolts must align with those of the vehicle.

If you have a rim that doesn’t match the exact bolt pattern of your vehicle, you may be able to use an adapter that can convert one bolt pattern to another.

These adapters, however, do also act as spacers. This means that your wheels will stick out more out of the side of your truck making your wheel track wider.

This is usually only done for cosmetic reasons. If using an adapter, you should not plan to use the car for towing or hauling. They tend to decrease the capabilities of the truck and usually cannot stand the high impact and power required to carry these loads.

Below are some common adapters for your F150 if you are looking to use a rim pattern different than the standard.

6×135 to 6×5.5 Adapter for F150

VLAOSCHI 6x135 to 6x5.5 Wheel Adapters

EZAccessory 2 Wheel Adapter 6×135 to 6×5.5

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6×135 to 5×5.5 Adapter for F150

ezaccessory 2 wheel adapter 6x135 to 5x5.5

EZAccessory 2 Wheel Adapter 6×135 to 5×5.5

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6×135 to 8×6.5 Adapter for F150

ezaccessory 2 wheel adapter 6x135 to 8x6.5

EZAccessory 2 Wheel Adapter 6×135 to 8×6.5

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5×135 to 6×135 Adapter for F150

5x5.5 to 6x135 wheel adapter

EZAccessory 2 Wheel Adapter 5×135 to 5×135

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