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Same here. Are we sure 33"s will fit on Base? Someone out here said that 32"s are max on Base.
Probably won’t know for sure until we actually get it...I’ll deal with 32s if I have to, knowing the Big Bend and BD have 32s and the same suspension as the base at least we know they’ll work...but I think a level kit will allow 33s





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Probably won’t know for sure until we actually get it...I’ll deal with 32s if I have to, knowing the Big Bend and BD have 32s and the same suspension as the base at least we know they’ll work...but I think a level kit will allow 33s
I plan on adding a rtt and modular front bumper, and possibly a winch and a steel bumber in the rear. That's gonna cost me at least an inch in height. Gotta add a lift kit just to get back to original.
 

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I plan on adding a rtt and modular front bumper, and possibly a winch and a steel bumber in the rear. That's gonna cost me at least an inch in height. Gotta add a lift kit just to get back to original.
Yeah that’s true, I want that modular front bumper too
 

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From people asking questions at super cel east you can't fit anything larger than 32" on stock base
To be completely literal,
Ford said that 33"s will fit, but not advisable .
I took that to mean the same as it means on an older JK Base Jeep that came on 30" tires too.

Add a leveling kit to clear the extra 1" of up travel on those 255/85R16s.
 

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To be completely literal,
Ford said that 33"s will fit, but not advisable .
I took that to mean the same as it means on an older JK Base Jeep that came on 30" tires too.

Add a leveling kit to clear the extra 1" of up travel on those 255/85R16s.
Yea like I was saying above if they don't advise it I'm probably not risking it. Dealers will probably do lifts for you before you take ownership if Ford doesn't from the factory
 

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Yea like I was saying above if they don't advise it I'm probably not risking it. Dealers will probably do it for you before you take ownership of Ford doesn't from the factory
Your missing the forest for the trees, my freind. ;)

Every single factory Bronco will come with a hideous 1 3/4" body rake, at least, to help with Federal CAFE ratings.

The 2020 Ranger has a 2" rake.

Once you add that leveling kit to get rid of the Stink Bug stance, the 33"s will clear by a mile in the front, at least.

Too many unknown unknowns to say about the rears yet.
 

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Your missing the forest for the trees, my freind. ;)

Every single factory Bronco will come with a hideous 1 3/4" body rake, at least, to help with Federal CAFE ratings.

The 2020 Ranger has a 2" rake.

Once you add that leveling kit to get rid of the Stink Bug stance, the 33"s will clear by a mile in the front, at least.

Too many unknown unknowns to say about the rears yet.
I'm just going to sasquatch it. Problem solved. Still trying to decide between base sasquatch with a bunch of stuff that the BD has or just a regular BD. B&p should be out soon. Figured they are waiting till after bronco east is over with.
 

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Your missing the forest for the trees, my freind. ;)

Every single factory Bronco will come with a hideous 1 3/4" body rake, at least, to help with Federal CAFE ratings.

The 2020 Ranger has a 2" rake.

Once you add that leveling kit to get rid of the Stink Bug stance, the 33"s will clear by a mile in the front, at least.

Too many unknown unknowns to say about the rears yet.
I’m guessing the front is the issue during turning. Hate to Squatch just to add 33”s.
 

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Your missing the forest for the trees, my freind. ;)

Every single factory Bronco will come with a hideous 1 3/4" body rake, at least, to help with Federal CAFE ratings.

The 2020 Ranger has a 2" rake.

Once you add that leveling kit to get rid of the Stink Bug stance, the 33"s will clear by a mile in the front, at least.

Too many unknown unknowns to say about the rears yet.
Adding a modular bumper and winch will add to that rake.
 

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Adding a modular bumper and winch will add to that rake.
Preach it!!!!

You're talking to the guy who added 122lb total weight (Rugged Ridge) boat sided rock sliders to his 2D Wrangler. They work like a bank vault on the trail, but Man!!!!
They pulled down my JK 3/4" !!!!! :cry:
 

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I’m guessing the front is the issue during turning. Hate to Squatch just to add 33”s.
Doubt it.
The 265/70R17 tires on the BD are on the same steel 17" rims as the Ranger.
That means that the rim backspacing is 1/4" deeper than the 16" Base rims.
Add the 1/4" wider tires and ........

More than likely that the taller, but 1/2" shallower backspaced 255/85R16 will clear body and frame when turning.
Maybe, hopefully, really want to... :D
 

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Doubt it.
The 265/70R17 tires on the BD are on the same steel 17" rims as the Ranger.
That means that the rim backspacing is 1/4" deeper than the 16" Base rims.
Add the 1/4" wider tires and ........

More than likely that the taller, but 1/2" shallower backspaced 255/85R16 will clear body and frame when turning.
Maybe, hopefully, really want to... :D
That’s a lot of math for my brain. I also have to take into consideration the weight of steel bumpers, winch and a rtt.

Might be stuck with 32”s for awhile.
 

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