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Old 05-07-2010, 08:26 PM
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285/70R17 0n stock 2006 F150 2wd

I have just gotten a 2006 F150 XLT Supercrew 2WD an it has the stock 17x7.5 steel rims on it. I wanna know whats the biggest All terrain tire I can put on it with no problems with rub and stuff with out having to put a lift/leveling kit on it...Does anyone know if i can fit 285/70R17 on it with no problems??
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Old 05-07-2010, 08:30 PM
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Use the search tool, its your friend on here, as many have asked similar questions. To answer your question 285/70/17's are going to be tight without a leveling kit - may get away with some trimming. If you dont want to level it I would go a little smaller.
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Old 05-07-2010, 09:18 PM
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im new to this...but say i wanna do a leveling kit what size can i fit on it and what size leveling kit do i need 2",2.5", or 3"?? Also whats a good brand for it?
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Old 05-07-2010, 09:47 PM
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I have a 2.5" on my 2wd with 285/65/18 and they aren't even close to rubbing, food for thought. With the 2.5" level the front is about 1/4" higher than the back.
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Old 05-07-2010, 10:00 PM
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im new to this...but say i wanna do a leveling kit what size can i fit on it and what size leveling kit do i need 2",2.5", or 3"?? Also whats a good brand for it?
I'd go with a 2" Autospring and then put on the 285x70x17's. Truck will look completly different.
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Old 05-07-2010, 11:18 PM
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2004 xlt 2wd scab with stock suspension, running p265/70r17 Firestone Destination ATs.
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Old 05-07-2010, 11:43 PM
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265/70R17 best bet unleveled..X2 on what PawPaw said...
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Old 05-08-2010, 12:04 AM
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ok..i decided i want to put a leveling kit on it with 295/70R17 nitto tires on it..now i dont know if i should put a 1.5", 2", or 2.5" leveling kit on it..what is the best size for my 2006 f150?? And i was thinking of using auto springs..is that a good brand to go with and is the powder coat really worth the extra $10??
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Old 05-08-2010, 01:31 AM
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I would say no less than 2", but if your going to go with that size tires I say get the 2.5 and maybe put some blocks in the rear or an add a leaf. Yes the powder coat is worth the 10 bucks, keeps them from rusting. Auto spring levels are great quality.
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ok..now what size do i need for the rear if i do the 2.5 level in the front? And which one is better the rear blocks or an add a leaf?

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On a 4x2 I would stick with a 2" leveling kit max. The rear should be OK, nothing needed. A 295x70 may fit but with some rubbing, I'd stick with a 285x70 because you may want to go with aftermarket wheels later.
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Old 05-08-2010, 09:46 AM
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On a 4x2 I would stick with a 2" leveling kit max. The rear should be OK, nothing needed. A 295x70 may fit but with some rubbing, I'd stick with a 285x70 because you may want to go with aftermarket wheels later.
x2...my suggestion above was only because he sounded pretty set on the 295's
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Old 05-08-2010, 10:01 AM
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heres my 06 2wd, 3" level, 2" aal, 285/70/17 buckshots on 17x9 addicts, -12 offset



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before I took off the side steps

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Old 05-08-2010, 01:47 PM
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265/70/17 on stock suspension is a great fit. I run 285/70/17 on a 2.5" leveling kit and 1.5" 4x4 blocks in the rear.

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Old 05-08-2010, 06:09 PM
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ok so i order the 295/70R17 Nitto Terra Grappler AT tires and a AS 2.5" leveling kit for my truck today...Im gonna do the rear leaf or blocks later...but i put the tire up next to my truck and the tire store said it all seem's for it to clear with a 2.5" leveling kit...the only thing that would be close to rubbing is the plastic on the bottom of the bumper off of the metal front bumper..he said if that was a problem they can trim some of the plastic...now would that be the only main concern for rubbing?? Also the width concerned me, would it be rubbing on my brake line or anything around there???
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