Let's See Those Lifted / Big Tire Gen 4s!!

expeditiondriver

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Quoting my own post with a quick update. This Icon suspension system combined with these tires exceeds expectations. Have had truck on multiple trails in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. Have had rear wheels in the air and front wheels in the air and traveled washboard roads, rocky hills, deep mud, water, sand, etc. No extreme rock crawling, but this 'Max' version goes everywhere I need it to for basic overlanding.

Handles equally great on the road up to north of 95mph with full load in the vehicle. The adjustability of the dampening is great and offers a wider range of firmness than I expected.

At this point the only thing working against it is the length for short switchbacks, but I never expected 'everything' from it. Very capable even without lockers.

I'd say the only downside I've seen is the springs are a bit soft with a trailer on the vehicle. But the extra length of the 'max' may be playing a role in the sag I see.

MPG over 2100 miles of flat and mountains with varied terrain sits around 16 to 16.5 MPG.

Would 100% buy it all again exactly like this.

Moving out of the country and took this lift off. A friend was going to put it on his Expedition but didn't end up making it work. He's selling the Icon components if anybody is interested. His number is 214-458-0340. About 40k miles on the setup. Super clean. He wants $3k.
 

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Apparently there are some issues disabling the electronic suspension modes on the newer Expeditions? That's a little bit annoying from Ford.
 

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2018 Expedition Limited
Ready Lift 3" Front Lift (I did not install the rear lift)
305/70/17 (33.8" Tall)
KMC Forged KM446 in Machined
17x8.5 w/ 0 Offset (4.75" Backspace)


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Hmm that's a nice setup. I was looking at 295/70/18 which a lot of people are running (34.26" x 11.61") but I wanted to get some 17" rims so 297/70/17 the diameter is smaller (33.26" x 11.61") by almost an inch. The 305/70/17 are (33.81" x 12.01") so its in the middle height wise from 295/70/18 and 295/70/17 and .4" wider.

I see you have the 0 offset rims, when you refer to backspace is that spacers?
 

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Couldn't decide if I wanted to raise my platty or lower. Already have an F-150 with a 6inch lift and 35's. However there wasn't on the market for lowering it, actually nothing. I had sent a few emails to companies asking if something was in the works, either no reply or an response with "No" was received. Until I emailed Belltech and they said they were working on something. No ETA, but it's in the works. So with that I ordered some Vossen HF6-3's in a 24x10 fit for the F-150, wrapped them in Lexani Thirty 305/35 Tires.
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