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Old 03-09-2008, 12:48 PM
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Can you install 20's with a leveling kit?

Iam new to the site I read more then I post. I just picked up a 05 F250 King Ranch with 6.0. I want to install a 2.5 Leveling kit in and run 20'' wheels does anyone have this set up and will I get away with this without any rubbing? Thanks guys
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Old 03-09-2008, 12:58 PM
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The wheel backspacing and the size tires you decide to go with will tell determine if you will run into rub issues.

BTW - welcome to the site!
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I've got 20's on mine with no leveling kit. But,.... as Maintain said, wheel backspacing and TIRE size are what you need to worry about.
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Old 03-09-2008, 01:06 PM
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Ok Thanks it says that I can run a 33" x 12.5" tire, Iam not sure what that tire size relates to ( 275/65/20 )
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Old 03-09-2008, 01:07 PM
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That size tire on factory backspacing on an 05+ truck should NOT rub.
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Old 03-09-2008, 01:08 PM
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I'm running 33x11.5 (285/75/16) brand new BFG's and I can't get them to rub at full lock with slight articulation.

I also have the old leaf sprung front end, which is more prone to rubbing imo.
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Old 03-09-2008, 01:09 PM
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What size wheels? Iam looking to have the wheels stick out a bit I was thinking of doing a 20x9 or 20x9.5 what do you guys think.
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Old 03-09-2008, 01:12 PM
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9 would be plenty wide enough, but once again it's the backspacing you need to address.

I'm not sure what you NEED, but maybe one of the boys with an 05+ running 20's with 33" tires will chime in.
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Well, I've got 20's and 33's.....But they're stock, so I don't know about the backspacing. Sorry...... but hopefully someone who knows will be along to help.
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Old 03-09-2008, 01:16 PM
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