Lightning, Harley-Davidson F-150, Roush F-150 & Saleen F-150SVT Ford F150 Lightning, Roush, Saleen and other performance F150's
Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.
You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!
I have a 2007 F150 Roush 500RC, with a ported plenum, smaller pulley to get 10lbs of boost, C.O.P. upgrade, Caltracs trac bars, and custom tuned by Troyer performance. Plus a ground force 2-4 drop And 22" Roush wheels with 305/45R22 tires.
In the spring I am putting on my e-fans, LT headers and a full magnaflow exhaust with x-pipe and true duals.
When I went from 20" wheels to 22" wheels, I felt a little bit of a performance drop. I have 3.73 lsd gears now. Trying to decide on 4.1's, 4.3's or 4.56's. And might try a locker, any suggestions?
well since you've got a 2wd I would try 4.56 and if its to low then go 4.30. being 2wd makes it super cheap as compared to us 4wd. You will lose your top end speed but unless you run higher speed rated tires its actually a good thing. Most truck tires will tear themselves to pieces above 140. With 4.56 it should launch like crazy, you will probably have a hard time putting the power to the ground, but if you can get it to hook up no truck on the road will beat you in the 1/8 or the 1/4.
In fact this is kind of kids way to do it but ill look for you and be back with the results soon. Forza 4 is a racing simulator game and one of the trucks is a 2wd f150, ill change the gear ratios and see what it does to e.t.s and 0-60 as well as cruising speed vs. rpms
I wouldn't go any higher then 4.30s.
I run 4.10s in my truck with a 23" wheel. Its just fine.
I had to move up to a 30" tire from a 28" tire just to keep off the rev-limiter at the end of the 1/4 mile...LOL And my limiter is set for somewhere in between 58 and 6200RPMs.
( Phil )2003 SuperCrew: JLP Built Lightning block/Stage 3 heads and cams.
L-conversion/Kenne Bell upgrade blower at 16PSI/BTS,4R100 tranny/100 shot nitrous.
594HP/620TQ Without the Nitrous 1.68 60' time/11.76 @ 116.17 with the 100 shot.
Join the the Delaware Chapter, HERE
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.