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Old March 29th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #1
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04-08 F-150 Leveling Kits

I am thinking of a leveling kit for my 06 'screw 4x4. Anyone out there have any experience with brands, height of kits, polyurethane or metal spacers, etc? I'd like to clear about a 33" tire with stock rims. Just a rough idea at this point, however.
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Old March 29th, 2013, 08:56 PM   #2
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Zone makes a nice poly spacer leveling kit and i can clear a 33 with it

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Old March 29th, 2013, 08:59 PM   #3
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http://autospringcorp.com/ is the best out there. 2" will be perfect for 33's while maintaining enough clearance between the spring and UCA so they do not hit on extension.
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Old March 29th, 2013, 09:04 PM   #4
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What's the deal with the poly spacer kits vs. the iron/steel spacer kits? Do the poly kits compress by quite a bit?
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Old March 29th, 2013, 09:43 PM   #5
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http://autospringcorp.com/ is the best out there. 2" will be perfect for 33's while maintaining enough clearance between the spring and UCA so they do not hit on extension.
This... The top and bottom are slightly misaligned to allow for this to happen. I would think the poly ones do not work that way.

I have a 2-1/2" autospring spacer in the front, and a 1-1/2 to 2" add a leaf in the rear. I can clear 35" tires on 18x10 rims with a -12 offset.


Had slight rubbing at the rear off the fender opening. I massaged it with a BFH, and all was good. Just sold my 18" moto metals.

Put my 35's on my stock FX-4 rims. I also just bought some 17 x 9 Ballistic 811's, but have not decided what tire to put on them yet.
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Old March 30th, 2013, 11:37 AM   #6
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[QUOTE=BigBird;3356448]This... The top and bottom are slightly misaligned to allow for this to happen. I would think the poly ones do not work that way.

I have a 2-1/2" autospring spacer in the front, and a 1-1/2 to 2" add a leaf in the rear.

BigBird, what was the stance your truck look before the aal in the rear? I like a small nose up look.

Very nice looking truck, btw!!
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We use Readylift at work. Does a nice job.
http://www.readylift.com/c-213-ford-...wd-4wd-25.aspx
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Any one of you guys have a significant gas mileage drop with a leveling kit and bigger tires?
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BigBird, what was the stance your truck look before the aal in the rear? I like a small nose up look.

Very nice looking truck, btw!!
It was pretty flat. The only reason I added the leaf in the back was because I didn't want it to look like a early 90's dodge 1/2 ton with five flakes of snow in the back when I put a 4-wheeler, motorbike, or snowmachine in it...

Thanks for the compliments... I likes my truck!

That is the reason I am called BigBird... my 2 year old daughter said "Daddy your truck looks like Bigbird!" when I got it...
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Any one of you guys have a significant gas mileage drop with a leveling kit and bigger tires?
Bigger tires and higher in the air are going to bring the suck as far as mileage... I had the computer reprogrammed for better mileage and to correect my speedo and shift points, and it kinda got better

With the Chrome rims and the 35's, driving like a mature person, I got 16.5 miles per Imperial gallon... 1 IMP gallon = 1.2 U.S. gallons

I think that is close to 14 mpg...
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