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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage Lightning Reg Cab Flareside 120

2004 Ford F-150 Heritage
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Rear Wheel Drive, Reg Cab 6.5' Flareside
13 mpg city / 16 mpg hwy
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November 29, 2012, 8:33 am

Nick J
 

Question: Advice about fitting bigger tires on my truck

Hi, I have a set of 35'' Mud Country tires I want to put on my stock truck with no lift. I've sized everything up and it seems that they will clear but I want to lift the front end of my truck a little so they can fit more comfortably with less rubbing when I turn the wheels all the way to one side. I can't afford a full suspension or body lift but I can get my hands on a cheap front end leveling kit either (2'', 2.5'' or 3'') I'm not sure what one to get and I'd like to know will it help and make a significant difference. Also I have to ask, when installing a leveling kit, is it a hard or easy job and do you have to change/adjust anything on the truck aswell like you have to when installing a body lift? (Extending Steering Shaft, Bumper Brackets etc)

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December 6, 2012, 9:33 am

Elizabeth K
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For mods, you'll get the best information on the F150 forums. Here's a couple of them to start with:

http://www.f150forum.com/f7/

http://www.f150online.com/forums/index.php


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