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3” Lift with new wheels and tires

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I installed the Rough Country 3” level a couple weeks ago and kept the stock wheels and tires to see if the BlueCruise or ACC would be affected. I figured that I paid a lot for the features and if the lift did mess with them then I could return the truck to stock and was only out the cost of the lift.

I haven’t experienced any issues yet so I installed Cooper AT3s (295/70/R18) on Black Rhino Chase wheels (18x9).

The install of the lift was straightforward and everything fit really well. The kit came with spacers to lift the rear about 1/2” but I opted not to install them for now. The front actually sits around 3/8”higher than the rear.

The stock wheels are for sale if anyone is interested…20” Lariat wheels with Hankoook AT3 tires. There’s less than 1000 miles on them.


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Lightning will still be 1” lower in front with 2” coil spacer. I have yet to have enough trailer tongue weight or payload in Lightning to make it “level”.
My mileage at 65mph went from 2.0 stock to 1.8 with 2” level and 35” all terrain tires with same climatic conditions. This is taking into account the 8% speedometer error (when gauge says 60 I’m actually going 65)
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