Posted by Jason Locke on 10/18/2019 to Before you Buy
Let's just get right down to it: 35x12.50" tires are overrated and there's an exaggerated need to try to squeeze a 35x12.50" tire on the F150s. It's honestly kind of baffling the amount of Q&As, calls, emails, forum PMs, carrier pigeon microfilm, etc. from F150 owners desperately trying to find some combination of leveling/lift, wheel offset, and black magic to squeeze on a 35x12.50" (though also 33x12.50s, just to a lesser extent) and generally not liking the answers they get. The fact is that it's not easy to squeeze a 35x12.50" tire onto an F150 (unless you jump straight into a 4" lift kit), but you also shouldn't be obsessed with trying as there's plenty of other tire options that give you similar results without the fitment headaches or expense.