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Old 04-07-2021, 04:24 PM   #1
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Default F250 4x4 leveled. Pros/Cons

Just bought a new F250 4x4 and looking for feedback from anyone who's had theirs leveled. Did your gas mileage suffer much? How was the handling and ride after? Any front end issues? I've also heard it will void the warranty for any front end work unless you do it the dealer. Thanks in advance.
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Old 04-07-2021, 08:03 PM   #2
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Not sure on the new Ford but I took my new Tundra crewmax to 4wheel parts and had a leveling kit put on it. Rides great drives straight and is all warranties on it through the dealership. Good luck mine is great.

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Old 04-07-2021, 08:06 PM   #3
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You can do a reverse level, look at PMF, will level and no front end issues. Check out the Super Duty forum lots of discussion on that topic.
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Old 04-07-2021, 08:21 PM   #4
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I did the level and put the 36 inch toyo mts on my 2014 f250 diesel went from 17 on highway to 13, looked great, will never do it again, also wish i woulda done toyo ats bc of the noise, guess im getting old.
My 2019 left it stock.
However i recently googled the tremor package which i think is bigger tires guys claim they are getting 18 on highway might get that next time
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Old 04-07-2021, 08:26 PM   #5
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Just bought a new 2021 f250. Had them level it 2.5Ē in the front with Readylift spacers and add 35Ē Toyos at the dealership. All under warranty. You wonít notice much of anything other than a better looking truck.


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Old 04-07-2021, 08:49 PM   #6
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Just bought a new 2021 f250. Had them level it 2.5Ē in the front with Readylift spacers and add 35Ē Toyos at the dealership. All under warranty. You wonít notice much of anything other than a better looking truck.


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Old 04-07-2021, 09:18 PM   #7
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Old 04-07-2021, 09:26 PM   #8
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#bigpic! lol
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Old 04-07-2021, 09:40 PM   #9
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I leveled my 2019 F250 but did it with a coil over kit. I also changed out the steering stabilizer. No idea on fuel mileage. Didnít calculate before as I did it within a week of getting the truck. Honestly havenít calculated it since. I thought it improved the handling but I didnít go with a spacer kit and I went with new shocks all around.
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Old 04-07-2021, 09:49 PM   #10
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Old 04-07-2021, 09:53 PM   #11
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We thought about doing ours but **** it's tall already

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Old 04-07-2021, 10:10 PM   #12
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2020 with a 2 1/2” Ready Lift leveling kit and 35” Nitto Grapplers. Drives like factory.
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Old 04-07-2021, 10:40 PM   #13
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I leveled my 2017. Readylift kit and no difference in drive ability.

Put on 35’s, ranch hand full replacement and mileage dropped from 17 to 15.

Now run 37’s and I get 12-14 mpg. But dang it looks good
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Old 04-07-2021, 10:41 PM   #14
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Is that a tremor package? Doesnít say it on the side but like everything being blacked out. Good looking truck.
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Old 04-07-2021, 11:05 PM   #15
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Pros - Looks Cool, No rubbing(even with slightly larger than stock tires)
Cons - fuel mileage WILL SUFFER(if anyone says otherwise they are flat lying)
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Old 04-08-2021, 07:14 AM   #16
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I leveled my 19' with a 2.5" ready lift kit, steering stabilizer on 37's... Drive ability I no different to me, have a friend that has a brand new 21' Tremor and I think they ride similarly...

You will lose fuel mileage! But I didn't buy a 3/4 ton truck expecting great fuel mileage!

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Old 04-08-2021, 07:33 AM   #17
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I leveled my 19' with a 2.5" ready lift kit, steering stabilizer on 37's... Drive ability I no different to me, have a friend that has a brand new 21' Tremor and I think they ride similarly...

You will lose fuel mileage! But I didn't buy a 3/4 ton truck expecting great fuel mileage!

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Same and went with the 37 x 11's on my 2017
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Old 04-08-2021, 07:44 AM   #18
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I did a 3:1 level with 35's and it's perfect. No cons in my book
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Old 04-08-2021, 07:46 AM   #19
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I did the level and put the 36 inch toyo mts on my 2014 f250 diesel went from 17 on highway to 13, looked great, will never do it again, also wish i woulda done toyo ats bc of the noise, guess im getting old.
My 2019 left it stock.
However i recently googled the tremor package which i think is bigger tires guys claim they are getting 18 on highway might get that next time

Did you recalibrate your speedo for the bigger tires? 17 to 13 sounds like a big drop in MPG. Just wondering as I am looking at a 2014 now.
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Old 04-08-2021, 07:48 AM   #20
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Whats the benefit?
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:41 AM   #21
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I put 2" MaxRacing aluminum spacers under the spring pads of my 2019 F350 when I put my front full replacement bumper on a couple of weeks ago. No change in steering/handling and looks great.
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:49 AM   #22
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Iím running 35ís factory. No issues at all . I did trim the valance to make it look taller.
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:56 AM   #23
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The bigger difference that you are seeing in fuel mileage is from the larger tires.....not so much from the leveling. Bigger, heavier, and wider tires will cause immediate and very noticeable negative changes in MPG no matter what the level or lift is on the truck.
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Old 04-08-2021, 09:02 AM   #24
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FWIW, 37ís look perfect on these trucks with a level. I actually use my truck to pull on a regular basis and the large tires eat up power and more importantly, can cause issues when pulling goosenecks because the bed is too high.

If I had my truck just for fun and wanted it to look a certain way then Iíd definitely go with a level and 37ís. I donít know how to describe it other than ďthat is the way a truck is supposed to look.Ē It just isnít feasible for me with the way I use mine.
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Old 04-08-2021, 09:08 AM   #25
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Is that a tremor package? Doesnít say it on the side but like everything being blacked out. Good looking truck.


Itís their new sport trim package. I love it. Especially the headlights. Almost got a tremor until I saw this one. Thanks for the compliment.


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Old 04-08-2021, 09:12 AM   #26
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tremor is the ready lift system put on the 2019 frame.

2020 was dropped by 1" over all to try and fix the death wobble issue.
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Old 04-08-2021, 03:28 PM   #27
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tremor is the ready lift system put on the 2019 frame.

2020 was dropped by 1" over all to try and fix the death wobble issue.


I noticed on mine they installed a dual steering stabilizer to try and correct that also.


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Old 04-08-2021, 05:23 PM   #28
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I leveled my 2017. Readylift kit and no difference in drive ability.

Put on 35ís, ranch hand full replacement and mileage dropped from 17 to 15.

Now run 37ís and I get 12-14 mpg. But dang it looks good


I did 35ís at first then went to 37ís. Wish I would have never went to 37ís.


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Old 04-08-2021, 06:48 PM   #29
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Only advice I can give, is to make sure they use leveling springs and not the “pucks”. I owned an off-road shop for years and the “pucks” take away from the ride of the vehicle. I just did my Ram 3500 dually and I used the Bilstein springs and dual reservoir shocks. Ride like a Cadillac....for a dually!! Lol
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