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Old 01-23-2011
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yeah a 2" or even the 2.5" leveling kit will allow you to run 35's with minimal to no rubbing in most situations, however this depends on the tires you get.
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Leveling the truck with 285s or 305s would be a much better option. A body lift for the newer F150 is expensive, time consuming and looks like crap in my opinion.
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Why wouldn't you just run a spacer and 35s? I wouldn't bother with a BL on these trucks personally
Like a level spacer? I've got a 2.5" already on mine, it claims you can fit 35's, but i didn't really believe it at first ha. But i'll probably just end up stickin with my level kit and throwing on 35's. At least til i get a raise at work so i can get a suspesion lift.
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I ran a 325/60/18 and I really liked that tire. I am pretty sure that was the size with my leveling kit. I do agree though 35s seem a bit too large with just a leveling kit. Brian and Trents truck looks good but they have BFGs which I think run a bit small?
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Originally Posted by zabeard View Post
I ran a 325/60/18 and I really liked that tire. I am pretty sure that was the size with my leveling kit. I do agree though 35s seem a bit too large with just a leveling kit. Brian and Trents truck looks good but they have BFGs which I think run a bit small?
yeah the BFGs are 34.6 i do believe ar rounds about that
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The BFGs do run on the smaller side, width and sidewall lugs too. I know I've mentioned before, but I had Toyo M/Ts on order until I found out that the wider sidewall lugs wouldn't clear the upper control arm. With the BFGs I can barely still my finger between the sidewall and the upper control arm. There is also very little clearance between the fender and the tire when turning (1/2"?), so it only works with stock wheels.

Most 285s and 305s, hell even 325s in a shorter 33" height will work on 9" wide wheels with 4.5" backspacing. So I guess it depends on what you're going for.
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The BFGs do run on the smaller side, width and sidewall lugs too. I know I've mentioned before, but I had Toyo M/Ts on order until I found out that the wider sidewall lugs wouldn't clear the upper control arm. With the BFGs I can barely still my finger between the sidewall and the upper control arm. There is also very little clearance between the fender and the tire when turning (1/2"?), so it only works with stock wheels.

Most 285s and 305s, hell even 325s in a shorter 33" height will work on 9" wide wheels with 4.5" backspacing. So I guess it depends on what you're going for.
Yeah that's what i've heard. Do the BFG A/t's run a little smaller too?
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I don't have a clue. I haven't bought an all terrain tire in 7 years or something so I don't pay attention.
You could check the bfg website and compare tread width and section width. There isn't much on the sidewalls, but the tread seems more square/flat to me than the km2s.
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yeah the tread pattern on the ATs is more squared off and flat on the top then the KM2s. I have never actually measured them but the ATs have always looked big to me, I dont know why
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Nothing against with rough country, but I find Skyjacker and rancho lift kit way better and more affordable.
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