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Can I run 33x12.5x16's on a leveling kit? PIC if possible.

Hey guys. First post here. I have a 2001 F250 PSD I just bought back in November. I was lucky enough to find a 1-owner up for sale with only 98k on it. Exactly what you're looking for if you are shopping for a 7.3. Anyway, I want a little more clearance and want to run 33's as posted in the title. Do I need to put a lift on the truck to run those tires, or can I go with a leveling kit and be okay? If anyone is running 33's and a leveling kit, and also has a picture I'd love to see what it would look like, granted this can be done. Thanks in advance!
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I had 33's on my stock truck, they were 12.50
no problem, 35 on level and now 37 on 4"
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Awesome thanks. Just ordered a 2.5" tuff country kit for it. Probably going to go with BFG All Terrain 33's. Can I run those tires on my stock 7" wheels without spacers? I've heard this go back and fourth but just want to make sure.
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they will fit no problem.
i have a 2.5 leveling kit and my 33's fit with tons of room.
i would get new rims.
atleast 9 inch wide, or wider if you want.


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I have 315x75x16 on my 99 with leveling kit. Fits fine
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I am leveled on 33's 305/70/16


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Leveled with 325/60r18's (33/13.5r18) with a little rubbage on the leafs... Doesn't bug me though


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Get 35's
I have that same leveling kit and 33's looked too small on my truck

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35s? I don't think my truck would turn with 35s I tried my bald 36s when I took the 8" lift off my truck and I know I couldn't even get half a steering wheel turn


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