Question about 1999 Ford Expedition
What is the biggest tire size and rims that can fit on a 1999 ford expedition xlt?
Can a tire size of 265/75/16 fit?
Will a rim size of 16 x 8 fit?
I believe it will fit. If you go to DiscountTires.com you can use their site for alternate tire sizes. Especially handy is the feature which shows you the Speedometer error for different size tires. The site will also show you recommended and popular substitute tire and wheel sizes.
The 1999 model had a 265/65/17 as an alternative. You may want to ask the Tire store you intend to use if they can reconfigure your Speedo to be accurate. Some of the Fords can be done electrically without changing Speedo gears.
I did something similar by going from a "60" series to a "65" series in the same width. On my Grand Marquis, I gained 5% mileage improvement, but have to watch Speedo until I get it reconfigured. I hope this helps to answer your questions.
Posted on Jul 27, 2010
Testimonial: "can u help me a bit more, & tell me the size of rims & tires that could fit. im on a site called wheelsnext.com & i dunno which tires will fit or rims"
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