3" Leveling Kit? What size tires can i fit? - Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans

Go Back   Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans > Late Model F150s > 2004 - 2008 Ford F150
Log In 


3" Leveling Kit? What size tires can i fit?

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-28-2009, 10:09 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Fontana, Ca
Posts: 29
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default 3" Leveling Kit? What size tires can i fit?

I know there are alot of threads about leveling kits but i cant seem to find what i need???? i have a 2004 xlt SCREW 2wD... i recently bought HBS's 3" leveling kit. I havent installed them yet waitin til i get some new tires.. Can i fit 325/60/18 with that 3" lev. kit?
or should i just go with 305/65/18?

im thinkin of gettin the NITTO terra grapplers or BFG all terrains?? any opinions would be greatly app... thanks
Wadiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Join F150 Forum

Join F150Forum.com Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you a Ford F150 fan? If so we invite you to join our community and see what it has to offer. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Ford F150 Fans to meet online.
Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your truck, and have a great time with other Ford F150 fans. Whether your an old timer or just bought your F150 you'll find that F150Forum.com is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally free!

Join F150Forum.com Today! - Click Here JOIN FOR FREE


-->
Old 05-28-2009, 10:12 PM   #2
Senior Member
5 Year Member
 
LovetheTide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Alabama
Posts: 6,308
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 52 Times in 5 Posts
Default

I'm glad I spent the time to make this thread and sticky it for people to totally ignore it.

http://www.f150forum.com/f4/tire-wheel-fitment-guide-04-08-a-24510/
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by kooly1 View Post
^^^ Satan has more fun. Hookers, drugs, alcohol, Eminem. Heaven is uneventful.

Complete mod list. HERE
LovetheTide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 12:12 AM   #3
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Fontana, Ca
Posts: 29
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

first of all i appalogized for asking another question about a leveling kit, but i did not see any specs about a 3" lev. kit... your sticky thread says 2" and above...... i was curious if anyone was running a 3" lev kit.... SORRY to BUG YOU
Wadiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 12:13 AM   #4
Senior Member
5 Year Member
 
LovetheTide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Alabama
Posts: 6,308
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 52 Times in 5 Posts
Default

3" kits cause way to much stress on the front end and it's components. Most people stay with kits that are smaller than 2.5 inches because of that reason.
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by kooly1 View Post
^^^ Satan has more fun. Hookers, drugs, alcohol, Eminem. Heaven is uneventful.

Complete mod list. HERE
LovetheTide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 12:15 AM   #5
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Fontana, Ca
Posts: 29
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

that wasn't my question???? were talking about a .5 inch.. cant be that much stress on a .5" difference
Wadiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 02:10 AM   #6
Senior Member
5 Year Member
 
ford4wd08's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Posts: 3,043
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 25 Times in 25 Posts
Send a message via AIM to ford4wd08
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wadiz View Post
that wasn't my question???? were talking about a .5 inch.. cant be that much stress on a .5" difference
you would be surprised bud
ford4wd08 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2009, 09:14 AM   #7
Senior Member
5 Year Member
 
The Boz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Land of Corn and Huskers
Posts: 582
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Wadiz View Post
that wasn't my question???? were talking about a .5 inch.. cant be that much stress on a .5" difference
There are many people on this forum who have been there, done this and regretted it later. I would heed their warning but ultimately it is your truck. Yes the .5 makes a big difference.
__________________
The Boz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2009, 12:05 PM   #8
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Tampa FL
Posts: 28
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I have 315/70/17 BFG all terrains on an 06 STX 2wd with a 3 in leveling kit. It rubs a little but that doesnt bother me. I would go with the BFG all terrains. they last longer and are more aggressive. The 325/60/18 may rub a little because of the width. but you could run either one of those sizes.
crimsontide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2009, 01:14 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
f150mashin559's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: san jose, ca
Posts: 643
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via AIM to f150mashin559 Send a message via Yahoo to f150mashin559
Default

well he has a 2wd so there is less stress involved as far as the cvs being at weird angles.
f150mashin559 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2009, 08:00 PM   #10
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Fontana, Ca
Posts: 29
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by crimsontide View Post
I have 315/70/17 BFG all terrains on an 06 STX 2wd with a 3 in leveling kit. It rubs a little but that doesnt bother me. I would go with the BFG all terrains. they last longer and are more aggressive. The 325/60/18 may rub a little because of the width. but you could run either one of those sizes.

315?? thats in between a 33" and 35" right?

thanks
Wadiz is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New to site, New to trucks, Lots of dumb questions inside! Cpt.America 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 25 01-30-2016 02:09 PM
2 piece leveling kits alping45 2015 - Present Ford F150 2 10-02-2015 09:42 AM
Coil spring rubbing a-arm str808F150 2015 - Present Ford F150 24 09-06-2015 01:38 AM
Anyone running 265/70/18s on a 2WD? FlatBlack XD 2015 - Present Ford F150 1 09-05-2015 01:27 AM
Looking for TRUCK LEVELING ADVICE! petercar93 2015 - Present Ford F150 4 09-02-2015 10:37 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:59 PM.


Copyright 2006 - 20011 F150forum.com
This site is in no way affiliated with the Ford Motor Company.