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NEED bigger Tires...

Well I finally gave in to the temptation and put the leveling kit on my F150... I figured I may as well try it.

I like it but I dont like what the kit does to the truck, I will probably get the Bilstein leveling shocks.







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looks good zach
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Truck looks really good. What size tires?
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That looks great! Tires don't look bad IMO
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I don't think it looks bad....You try pulling anything with it?
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I don't think it looks bad....You try pulling anything with it?
nah not yet. maybe later. I may take it back off and install those bilsteins because they are a 1/2" less
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time for 5's!
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Looks so good. I think those tires look pretty good on it already.
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nah not yet. maybe later. I may take it back off and install those bilsteins because they are a 1/2" less
Outta control haha
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Outta control haha
i dont care, im bored! lol
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Looks so good. I think those tires look pretty good on it already.
thanks. idk they would stand to be a hair bigger. hehe
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Ya ive resisted getting a leveling kit for now, I would go with the Bilsteins if I where to do it, but mine has brand new tires on it when I bought so I will be keeping them for awhile, I just can't see me spending $800 bucks on new tires, I have other things to buy. I figures if I want it to be level I can just pull the 28 foot enclosed trailer around town with 5 sleds in it lol.
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I like it but I dont like what the kit does to the truck, I will probably get the Bilstein leveling shocks.
what don't you like about your kit?
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what don't you like about your kit?
the angle it puts the control arms at... it leaves very little down travel.
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Ya ive resisted getting a leveling kit for now, I would go with the Bilsteins if I where to do it, but mine has brand new tires on it when I bought so I will be keeping them for awhile, I just can't see me spending $800 bucks on new tires, I have other things to buy. I figures if I want it to be level I can just pull the 28 foot enclosed trailer around town with 5 sleds in it lol.
mine will need replaced this summer so its not that bad for me

yours sags that much? with my air bags its very controllable now. i like them
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Looks real good Zach. Needs some 35's though.
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Looks real nice man, I'm kinda wanting an F-150.. my next truck will be a full size, oh and 4x4.
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Not be tempting you, but you need more lift add another 6" of lift to that leveling kit.

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that truck has a few too many accessories on it but I want to so bad.
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Yay, we put a kit on my buddies 2wd about 6-8 ago... it really seems to stress the steering arms.... After we got it back together i was afraid to jack the truck up cause the front would droop so much it would bind the steering bad, but they look sharp...
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You haven't seen the inside yet. It's his baby he has more money, time, and blood in that thing than I care to think of. He a fabricator at a local boat manufacture so he for a lot of the stuff he would buy it make a template then return it and build his own. He goes crazy with the details. I think he has 8" on it may be 10” though. He's a volunteer fire fighter and the strobe kit he put in makes the state boys look stupid.
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that truck has a few too many accessories on it but I want to so bad.
ZACH!!! STOP!

Do not lift the F150 anymore! Look what happened with the ranger. lol

Bigger tires, body lift, suspension lift, SAS, SAS 2, Coilovers

If you do all that to the tow pig then you will have nothing to tow with and 2 things to wheel with. lol
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ZACH!!! STOP!

Do not lift the F150 anymore! Look what happened with the ranger. lol

Bigger tires, body lift, suspension lift, SAS, SAS 2, Coilovers

If you do all that to the tow pig then you will have nothing to tow with and 2 things to wheel with. lol
haha that is what I told him a couple weeks ago.


We will be starting back into the r1 rhino soon again, and then by the time I get that done he will have his Ranger to work on........

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haha that is what I told him a couple weeks ago.


We will be starting back into the r1 rhino soon again, and then by the time I get that done he will have his Ranger to work on........

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I towed with the ranger on 35s... I am sure the 150 can do it.
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I towed with the ranger on 35s... I am sure the 150 can do it.
Not doughty that, but once you start, something leads to something else that leads to something else.....then you'll be buying a 5th wheel and a PS or Cummins
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