Suggestions for Tire size and leveling kit - Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans



2009 - 2014 Ford F150 General discussion on 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 truck.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Suggestions for Tire size and leveling kit

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-18-2011, 05:03 PM   #1
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Suggestions for Tire size and leveling kit

I have an 09' Lariat with 20" OEM aluminum rims. I want to add bigger tires, possibly 32" or 33", and a 2" leveling kit. Any suggestions on tire size or brand of leveling kit?
TonyTampa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2011, 05:07 PM   #2
Driver
 
blackknight87's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Chicago
Posts: 1,478
Thanked 34 Times in 18 Posts
Default

https://www.f150forum.com/f38/tire-w...9-newer-68155/

literally the first post in this section
blackknight87 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2011, 05:08 PM   #3
Mark
iTrader: (1)
 
techrep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Va. Beach, VA.
Posts: 31,080
Thanked 1,453 Times in 1,303 Posts
Default

If your keeping you stock wheels you can go with a 305 which is a 33" and a 2" level...level kits are all the same find one with the best price
techrep is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-2011, 06:33 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Lord-of-Ford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,150
Thanked 24 Times in 21 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by blackknight87 View Post
https://www.f150forum.com/f38/tire-w...9-newer-68155/

literally the first post in this section
Funny how many miss the sticky. Good info. As for price simply shop around and run searches for whatever kit you are looking into.
Lord-of-Ford is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2011, 12:43 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
AppDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,031
Thanks: 0
Thanked 29 Times in 23 Posts
Default

I did the level with the Daystar 2" Kit. I went with 305/50/20 but their were too small (32"). Gas mileage suffered as well. I'd recommend a 285/55 or 275/60 for a 33" tire. Maybe even a 275/65/20 for a little bigger. There's a thread on here for that size tire.
AppDawg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2011, 05:59 PM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Michigan
Posts: 46
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 2 Posts
Default

Have you checked into our leveling kits yet? Not all leveling kits are created the same, our design offsets the strut to provide coil clearance on the upper A-arm during droop travel. We have seen other designs that ignore this so the coil can interfere with the arm.

http://zoneoffroad.com/product?ki=112&gr=-1

You can clear a 33x12.50 (305/55R20) tire with your OE rims.
Zone Offroad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2011, 07:18 PM   #7
Carpenter's Local 279
iTrader: (1)
 
foxracer2759's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Hopewell Junction NY
Posts: 400
Thanked 24 Times in 21 Posts
Default

auto spring has been great, good quality for cheap..http://autospringcorp.com/index.php?...ort=20a&page=3.. i did 2.5 and it is perfectly level, and i did 33" tires no rub at all
foxracer2759 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2011, 07:23 PM   #8
I Like Tires
 
BassAckwards's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Texas
Posts: 4,851
Thanked 236 Times in 209 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by techrep
If your keeping you stock wheels you can go with a 305 which is a 33" and a 2" level...level kits are all the same find one with the best price
305 is the width in mm. I have a 275 and it's a 33"
BassAckwards is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New to site, New to trucks, Lots of dumb questions inside! Cpt.America 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 68 11-17-2017 10:25 AM
33'S? styles976 Aftermarket Products, Reviews & Installation 31 03-20-2017 11:54 AM
2 piece leveling kits alping45 2015 - Present Ford F150 2 10-02-2015 09:42 AM
Ugg! BF KO2's and 18's. Markeje 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 14 09-14-2015 08:28 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 03:44 AM.


Copyright 2006 - 2017 F150Forum.com We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: