Diameter 20"Width 9"Lugs 5Offset +8 mm.Backspacing 5.31 in.Bolt Circle 5.5 in.
Silver 2001 Style SVT Lightning Wheel
Give your Generation 1 Lightning a new look with this 2001 style SVT Lightning wheel! In the past you would need to drill out a factory 1999-2004 SVT Lightning wheel to fit the bolt pattern of your 1993-1995 F-150 Lightning. This wheel features a 5x5.5" bolt pattern and is a direct fit on your 1st generation Lightning. This wheel is styled after the 2001-2002 SVT Lightning wheel with the flat 5-spoke design and recessed center section. Sized in 20x9, this wheel will fill out the wheel wells for a great sport truck look. A silver finish completes this wheel to provide a bright finish on any color SVT Lightning.
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Published on 2016-07-20 Replace and upgrade the wheels on your 1993-2004 SVT Lightning with this quality wheel from LMR.com. They come in Gloss Black, Matte Black, Chrome, or Silver finish. Get the looks of the original Lightning wheel in a 20x9, or 18x9.5 diameter, perfect to upgrade your truck and fill up those wheel wells.
These wheels require the use of acorn style lug nuts. Will not work with factory flat lug nuts. Direct fit for 1993-04 Ford Lightning get yours today!
The wheels fit perfectly on a stock height 1st Gen Lightning. The wheels came from LMR, but were packaged (and manufactured by/for?) Factory Reproductions out of Chino, California. The shipper (UPS in my case) really did a number on the boxes, no fault of LMR. I am very pleased with these wheels. Just be careful of your tire size. I went with 275/45R20 and the front tires rub when turning hard. And that is on a stock height Lightning.
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The wheel size is the diameter of the wheel, in inches, not counting the tire.
Modern tires in North America have several other measurements associated with their size.
A tire designated as a "225/70R14" denotes a tire with the following dimensions: width of tread: 225 mm; ratio of tire height to width: 70 percent; rim diameter: 14".
Therefore a 185/70R14 has the same rim diameter and aspect ratio, but a smaller overall diameter and narrower tread face than the 225/70R14.
The easiest way to measure backspace is to lay the wheel face down onto the ground so the backside of the wheel is facing up.
Take a straight edge and lay it diagonally across the inboard flange of the wheel. Take a tape measure and measure the distance from where the straight edge contacts the inboard flange to the hub mounting pad of the wheel. This measurement is the backspace.
The photo below shows three wheels with 2", 3", & 4" backspace.
Wheel Bolt Circle
The bolt pattern or bolt circle is the diameter of an imaginary circle formed by the centers of the wheel lugs. Bolt patterns can be 4, 5, 6, or 8 lug holes. A bolt circle of 4x100 would indicate a 4 lug pattern on a circle with a diameter of 100mm.
The diagram indicates the proper measuring methods. 6 lug wheels are measured like the 4 lug wheels.
The offset, measured in millimeters, can be negative or positive, and is the distance from the hub-mounting surface to the rim's true centerline. A positive offset means the hub-mounting surface is closer to the outside edge of the wheel; a negative offset means the hub-mounting surface is closer to the inside edge of the wheel. Offset affects the scrub radius of the steering and it is advisable to stay within the limits allowed by the vehicle manufacturer. If tires are fitted which are significantly wider than those specified by the manufacturer, a compromise may have to be adopted whereby a wheel with less offset is used to prevent the tire rubbing on the suspension.
Wheel Lug Pattern
Wheel lugs or bolt pattern is merely the number of bolts or lugs on the wheel. As the bolts will be evenly spaced, the number determines the bolt pattern. For example, most U.S. passenger cars have 5 bolts while compact models sometimes have only 4 and pick-up trucks can have as many as 6 or 8.