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  • About kitchenboy
    Year
    2006
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F150
    Body
    Supercrew
    Trim
    Lariat
    Color
    Smokestone
    Location
    Howell, NJ
    Occupation
    Kitchen Installer

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  • Last Activity: 04-22-2017 09:31 AM
  • Join Date: 01-06-2006

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  1. 03-25-2015 01:53 PM
    kitchenboy: Hey, just saw your message. I troll the forums every now and then, but I made the choice to stay away. I still got my truck and other than new tires, its' basically remained the same. This spring I'm doing a refresh so adding tow mirrors, painting the flares, and adding the new Procomp uniball upper control arms. Over the last year I traded the Tahoe for an Explorer Limited and then bought a new Ford Fusion as my daily driver. The F150 is used mostly on weekends and for towing the boat. It's still a great ride and intend to keep it a good long time.
  2. 05-22-2013 07:47 PM
    Do you have any pics with the flares on. Did you paint them to match?
  3. 05-22-2013 07:44 PM
    Heres my rims and tires now and how far they are out.
  4. 05-22-2013 07:41 PM
    Yeah they said id be sticking out like 4" to edge of tire, but im probably close to that now. I really like the wheels though so I may go for it. Theses are the wheels. I have Toyos now, but this package comes with Nittos. Not sure if Ill just get the wheels and have them mounted around me.
  5. 05-21-2013 02:53 PM
    Oh forgot to add that this pic shows the OEM flares. I replaced them with 5" flares that I got from eBay and they're great. Here's a link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/04-08-Ford-F150-Side-Cover-Smooth-Primer-Unpainted-Matte-Black-Fender-Flares-Kit-/140971160085?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item20d2893215&vxp=mtr
  6. 05-21-2013 02:43 PM
    My rims also have 4.5" of BS and since they're both 10" wide rims, you should be fine. The reason I added the 1" Daystar was because I had a bit of rubbing but the additional lift fixed that. If needed, you can always replace the Daystar with a 1.5" Autospring. Here's the only side pic I have...the tires stick out a close to 2":

  7. 04-26-2013 01:07 PM
    Hey, no leaking for me...yet. Sounds like the seal needs replacing.
  8. 05-28-2012 04:48 AM
    Hey, just got your message...I was on vacation and returned home Sunday morning. I didn't have to do one thing to my spacers other than follow the instructions. I installed the stud extenders with a wrench and the slipped the spacer over the top and bolted it all back up. There was no trimming of the factory studs.
  9. 05-20-2012 09:02 PM
    You can get the boots in black, I usually ran my 9000's on 4-5.
  10. 04-21-2012 09:19 AM
    As far as the rims The chrome pro comps are 18x9.5 with -12OS and 4.5BS they stick out about 2-2.5" with the lift. So about half of my tire is passed the fenders. I had to trim the front valance just a hair due to going past a 9" rim. If you went with a 0 offset or 5.71 you should have no rubbing issues.

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