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Aviator 2022 - modifying air ride suspension ?

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DavidR

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Hi there guys, newbie here to the board. Hoping to get some knowledgeable feedback from others who know about this subject. I recently bought this vehicle because it has a 4 wheel drive and can go off roading as I like to camp, fish and hunt. I want to add 3" in height to the suspension and add some larger on and off road type tires, without affecting the computer sensors or messing it up. What do you think ?
 

peterk9

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Welcome to the Forum David. 👋
I don't think I'd classify the Aviator as an "off-road" vehicle. While it likely can be used for light to perhaps moderate off-road use, it isn't really a true 4WD. As for bigger tires, the generally accepted maximum diameter variance is 3% of OEM.
As per the Warranty Guide, any modification to the vehicle after it has left the factory risks voiding the warranty on parts affected by the modification should they fail. I read of anyone here that has modified the suspension of the Aviator.

Peter
 

DavidR

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Welcome to the Forum David. 👋
I don't think I'd classify the Aviator as an "off-road" vehicle. While it likely can be used for light to perhaps moderate off-road use, it isn't really a true 4WD. As for bigger tires, the generally accepted maximum diameter variance is 3% of OEM.
As per the Warranty Guide, any modification to the vehicle after it has left the factory risks voiding the warranty on parts affected by the modification should they fail. I read of anyone here that has modified the suspension of the Aviator.

Peter
Thank you Peter and yes I understood the modification and warranty situation. I believe I could take care of that with a separate warranty policy.

4 wheel drive and adaptive suspension... Just need to raise it up about 3" and then I can do different tires and improve clearance. My biggest concern is not messing up the sensor system performance.

I'm hopeful to hear from others who might have done similar
 
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