2009-2013 Ford F150 4x4 & 2wd - 3" Suspension Lift Kit

Ford F150 3" Lift Kit 2009-2013 Tuff Country 23000 23000KN 23000KH
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Description

Get your F150 in the air with this easy to install, high quality suspension lift. Tuff Country's 3 inch lift kit for the Ford F150 will allow you to fit up to 35 inch x 11.5 inch tires (with minor trimming) while keeping a factory ride. A combination of upper coil/strut spacers and upper control arms are used to lift the front of the F150 3". This maintains the factory front end geometry to avoid any increased wear and tear. The rear end is lifted using 3 inch cast iron lift blocks and extended u-bolts (1" factory blocks are replaced). No drilling is required and the factory shocks and struts do not need to be replaced.

Note: To purchase Tuff Country 23000KN (w/SX8000 Shocks) or 23000KH (w/SX6000 Shocks) please select in options above.

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Features and Benefits

  • Maintains a factory ride
  • Upper control arms maintain factory geometry
  • Extended shocks & front struts are NOT required
  • Rear 3" blocks installed under stock rear leaf springs
  • Allows use of 33" x 12.5 tires (with no trimming required) or 35" x 11.5" tires (with minor trimming of front bumper plastic valance)
  • Requires aftermarket wheels with 5.5" backspacing or less
  • Proudly Made in the USA - (many other brands are not)
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


View install video of this kit below, see the entire Ford F150 lift article on our blog.

Installation Notes

1. New extended rear shocks are not required to install this leveling kit properly, but recommended.

2. Requires aftermarket wheels with 5.5" backspacing or less. Factory tires and rims can be used, however mounting wider tires on the factory rims will cause contact of the upper control arms.

Tech Specs

Download Instructions 23000 Instructions
Recommended Tire Size: 33" x 12.5" or 35" x 11.5" (with trimming)
Amount of Lift: 3" Front / 2" Rear
Items Included: 2) Front upper coil spacers, 2) Upper Control Arms, 2) Pre-load spacers, 2) 3" cast iron blocks, 4) Extended rear u-bolts, 2) Hardware bags
Weight: 55.00 lbs.
Part 23000 fits:
  • 2013 Ford F150 4x4 & 2wd
  • 2012 Ford F150 4x4 & 2wd
  • 2011 Ford F150 4x4 & 2wd
  • 2010 Ford F150 4x4 & 2wd
  • 2009 Ford F150 4x4 & 2wd

Customer Questions & Answers

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Question:
Will this 3 in. Lift kit level my truck and get rid of all the front end rake?
Answer:
Yes this lift kit it will level the F150. Most Tuff County suspension lift kits will lift and level the vehicle. To see the difference we recommend taking before and after measurements while installing the lift kit.
Question:
Hello guys, I just bought this 3" lift and I am going to put new shocks on. What do I need to get?
Answer:
The Bilstein 5100 series are one of fthe best shocks on the market. Check them out at Front Ford F150 5100 shock &
Rear Ford F150 5100 shock
Question:
So the Bilstein 5100 shocks for the front say 0-2" but the front end is coming up 3" with this lift so do these shocks extend to make up for the difference or are there longer models that I am not seeing?
Answer:
The Bilstein shocks will adjust from 0"-2" of lift. Meaning that they will give you an extra 0"-2" of lift. With the Tuff Country 23000 kit the factory shocks can be used on the front. This kit does not require a longer shock for the front end, due to the spacer used to achieve the lift. The Bilstein shock will have to be set to their lowest level, 0" lift, to work with the 23000 kit.
Question:
I have a 2012 ford f150 it currently has 305/55r20 tires w/ 20" rims and a 2 1/2" leveling kit....i am looking at putting this 3" lift in my truck and adding the RBP 95r wheels (20x10)....would there be anything that i need to add to make this package complete or what do you suggest????? Thanks for your help and reply....
Answer:
I cant think of anything else you would need, it looks like you will be all taken care of when you purchase the Tuff Country part # 23000.
Question:
I see that it says 5.5 inch backspacing required. I have 2009 F150 HD 7 lug, Supercab 8ft box. I already own ion alloy 179, 7 lug, 17inchx8. Will these rims work with this lift kit?
Answer:
As long as the backspacing measurement is 5.5 or less this rim will work. To find out the back spacing of your wheels, you will have to remover the tire from the vehicle and measure the back side of the rim. This measurement will be taken from the lug plate straight up to a straight edge placed lip to lip on the rim.
Question:
I have a 2015 f150 and am interested in this kit however will I be able to run a 33" tire with a 20x12 rim -44 offset
Answer:
This system does not fit the 2015 Ford F150

Reviews

  • 4.9 out of 12 Overall
  • 100% reviews recommend this product
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5
Nice lift for my F150
Did some research on lifting my f150. Decided on this kit after hearing some good things. Did not want to go too high, but wanted more than a leveling kit. This 3 inch kit is just right for fitting 35" tires (had to trim the plastic piece below the front bumper). Install took me an my buddy about 10 hours. Truck looks awesome! Thanks guys!
Recommend this Product: YES
Ford 2012 F150
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5
Awesome Look
Took me the weekend, but truck looks awesome. Ride quality is great. Like that the truck sits level now. Hope to test it in the hills soon.
Recommend this Product: YES
Ford F-150 2011
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4
Works Great looks better on the truck
The kits works very well, and the truck looks great!! The replacement upper control arms did not work with my wheel and tire combo. I put the stock one back on the truck and its all good. My tires were rubbing them at 1/2 turn and with the stock arms I have 100% turning ability.
Recommend this Product: YES
2012 F-150 4x4 EcoBoost
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5
Loving the new kit
Easy to install this kit, looks nice on my truck. was pretty cheap for a lift. Like it
Recommend this Product: YES
2009 Ford F150
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5
Great product
I would recommend this product to anyone. Before the installation my truck was 1 1/2 inches lower in the front than the rear. After installing the kit, and the truck was lifted there was only 1/2 inch difference. The truck looks great and rides smooth. The only advice I have for future customers is 2 things. As it is also recommend by Tuff Country, I recommend an alignment immediately after installation because it will chew up your front tires if you don't. And I definitely recommend using a professional grade strut spring compressor. We had issues using our own compression tool, and ended up taking the struts to a shop and have them install the aluminum spacers on the top of the springs because it actually broke our compression tool. The shop only charged us a very minimal and reasonable price for the both of them.
Recommend this Product: YES
2013 Ford F-150 STX
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5
value
I was looking to put 35 inch tires on my new Ford and found this kit, I was able to put 35 inch tires on my truck with out breaking the bank. Highly recommend this lift and Suspension Connection.
Recommend this Product: YES
2014 Ford
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5
great price
By far this was the best price I could find on this lift, Suspension Connection shipped it fast and a buddy and I installed it on a Saturday. Good value good product.
Recommend this Product: YES
2014 F150
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5
Easy 3inches
This lift is an easy 3" of lift! Parts are quality made everything fit perfect and installed in about 4 hours complete! The only thing u really need is a really good spring compresser or a frend with one and a set of camber kits and aliment! The lift is awsome and looks great with a set of 295 65 18 on it ! Would definatly recommend it if u want a lifted look with not a big lift $
Recommend this Product: YES
2012 ford f150
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5
Yup
This lift was pretty easy to install, I did it with basic tools. The only thing the average Joe needs is a strut compressor, I just went to a local shop and they let me use theirs free of charge. Took me about 4-5 hours by myself with hand tools and having to run up to the shop. I have 33x12.50x18 toyo mt's on some moto metal rims, 4.5" bs or -12 offset, and I rub a little on the front plastic piece of the bumper on passenger side only when backing up and turning left, but this plastic is easily trimmed, Im gonna go with a 305x70x18 for my next tire, 34.8"x12", they should fit just fine. The only issue I ran into was getting an alignment. My lower arms did not have the factory adjusters for camber, which cost $150 plus install and the rest of the alignment. So ya might wanna make sure your truck has them or you put that in your budget. Other than that, love the results.
Recommend this Product: YES
2012 F-150 xlt
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5
Sits level
I have had this truck for a couple of years and decided I was going to keep it so I figured it was time to lift it. I ordered the lift and a Monday and received it on Wednesday, Me and a friend installed it in about 4 hours I did need to go use a ships strut compressor besides that it was simple. I like how the truck sits level now, very happy with the product and buying experience, will refer and recommend.
Recommend this Product: YES
2010 Ford F150
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5
affordable way to achieve 34 inch tires
I was wanting to put 34 inch tall tires on my truck but did not want to get a huge lift and was on a budget, after some research I choose this kit, I am very happy with the price and quality and my truck looks great.
Recommend this Product: YES
2012 ford f-150.
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5
Great fit replacement or OEM parts
I have never worked on any kind of suspension. The ease of following the instructions and installation of the new parts were unexpected. After the installation was complete I was ready to do another one. The ride of the truck actually improved to. Thumbs up!!!!!
Recommend this Product: YES
2013 Ford F-150 Platinum 4x4
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