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Old 02-03-2009, 06:12 PM
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Leveling Kit and Tires that Fit

I have an 03 Ex 4x4 and just got a set of 20" wheels. Love the wheels but the tires are like rubberbands and its making my truck look stupid. It looks kinda Thuggish. My plan is to get a leveling kit and I have heard that with minimal trimming I would be able to fit 35's. I'm looking for advice on what leveling kit I should get and where I could get a good deal on it? Would I need to get my truck aligned after installing the leveling kit? I'm also curious what All Terrain has worked out for people who have done this already to their excursion. I'm not interested in mud tires. I want a good all terrain tire because I do alot of highway driving, towing, hunting but rarely find the mud.

If any of you have done this to your truck please add photos on here. I don't even know how it will look and would love to see it on your truck before I drop a bunch of money on blind faith.

Thanks for the advice/help/Photos in advance.
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Old 02-03-2009, 06:27 PM
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Im running 35 12.50 toyo mud terrains with a leveling kit and it works fine. All i had to do is trim the air damn on the bottom of the bumper alittle. As for all terrains i run the bfg all terrains on my excursion and on several other trucks ive had and there a great tire also the toyo all terrain is a great tire to. I put and add a leaf in the rear as well to totally level it out cause some leveling kits make them sit a little higher in the front than in the rear.
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:37 AM
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got it done

Thanks for the info. I ended up going with a pro comp 2'' replacement spring up fron and a 2'' block in the rear. I also got the 275/65/20 terra grapplers in load range E. It looks sweat and rides better than stock in my opinion. Thanks again to Smokestroke!!
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guardaaron,

I would love to see a picture of the final product. That is just what I am thinking about - that Superlift kit you have. I think I want to keep my rim size around 17-18" though so I can choose a wide variety of tires. Cheers.
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Old 02-18-2009, 01:52 PM
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shoot me a pm with your email address. I can send you photos.
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Old 02-18-2009, 02:10 PM
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good luck with those tires guard. Thats the exacte size i have, but i dont have a leveling kit. I have about 26k on them about bald. I will never buy again, tried to save a buck on the bfgs and regretting it. but you live and learn
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