Ford Thunderbird bolt pattern. Select the year
The right set of wheels for Ford Thunderbird can really change the way your vehicle looks and performs.
You can buy custom wheels for Ford Thunderbird with the same diameter, offset and rim size as your factory wheels. Or you can go with a set of aftermarket wheels that are bigger, wider and with less offset for a truly custom look. It is almost always possible to replace factory Ford Thunderbird wheels and run with bigger rim size on it without too much trouble.
Ford Thunderbird wheels info2005 2004 2003 2002
|Ford Thunderbird Bolt Pattern||PCD 5x108 (5x4.25) See Adapters|
|Stock wheel offset||34 to 45 mm Try Wheel Spacers|
|Center bore (hub bore)||64.0 Use Hub Centric Rings|
|Thread size||M12 x 1.5 Lug Nuts|
|Stock Rim Sizes Range||17x7.0 – 20x8.5 Hubcaps|
|Tire sizes||235/50 R17 – 245/40 R18|
Tire & Wheel Care
Ford Thunderbird stud pattern - Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD) defines the diameter of the imaginary circle drawn by the centers of the wheel lugs and describes the number of the lug holes incorporated by the rim. How to change bolt pattern? Use Adapters
Stock Wheel Offset
The space between the hub mounting surface and the wheel center of Thunderbird wheels. If you need a different offset use Wheel Spacers
Center Bore (Hub Bore)
The hole in the middle of a rim that exactly matches the hub diameter. It is located at the back of the wheel and as the car's hub goes into this hole it ensures the wheel gets centered correctly. Stock Thunderbird wheels have a perfect centerbore fit with the hub. How to fit rims with larger centre bore? Use Hub Centric Rings
Custom Offset Range
Is calculated from the data of modified Ford Thunderbird that switched to custom wheel size preserving the proper driving capabilities of the vehicle.
Lug Nuts size. Measures the thread diameter, the thread pitch, and the thread length. In the metric system, the diameter of the thread, the first digit, is described in millimeters.
Rim Sizes Range
Gives an idea about the maximum and minimum allowable limits of the wheels diameter and width matching the specific vehicle. Try Hubcaps to change the look of your wheels
Custom Rim Sizes Range
Shows the lower and upper limits of the rims the vehicle can incorporate in contrast to the manufacturer's specs. Sometimes it happens that you are not happy with your stock wheels and would like to have something else. Choosing the right aftermarket wheels is not an easy thing to do, but we will try to help you get things straight. We have gathered the modified Ford Thunderbird cars, in which the owners tried to find the balance between wheel size, rims width, backspacing, wheels offset and suspension height. It has to appeal to the car owner too. Have a look around and pick your option out of projects with custom wheels.
Scale from the minimum to the maximum available options of the wheel dimensions that may fit Ford Thunderbird
Tire Pressure importance
A digital tire pressure gauge is a must-have tool for checking the tire pressure and keeping it within a permissible range. You can quickly measure the pressure once the visual examination of the wheel evoked a shade of doubt. Still don't have one? Review the best digital tire pressure gauges forming a perfect seal with the valve stem without leaking air, even at night times. Find a perfect combination by choosing the right car air compressor to regulate the pressure in deflated or over-inflated tires.