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Old 01-08-2011, 02:17 PM
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Exclamation leaf spring rub help

I have an 04 F250 4x4 lifted 2.5", I'm looking to put 35x12.50x20's on it with a 20x9" or 20x10" wheel. The only concern I have is the tires rubbing the front leaf springs. What is the maximum backspacing I can get to keep the tires from rubbing the leaf springs? Or what solutions are there to this problem? Thanks in advance
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Old 01-10-2011, 03:44 PM
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4.5" BS is whats needed, but you will not clear without 3" min..in all conditions.
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Oh ok I'm running 35x12.50's on it with factory wheels and the only part that rubs are the leaf springs and thats only some of the time. Everything else clears fine.
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It took me a 3.5" lift to clear leaf springs with a 4.61" BS wheel and 35 12.50's. Like CT Performance stated above, 4.5" BS is the best choice.
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