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I'm sure there are multiple pros and cons. I'm determined to replace my 2021 Bronco with an electric,

What is the best way to have at least (or almost) a two inch lift?
 

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Stock clearance should be good for that. But if you go one tire size over, which should be OK, you would get 8.8" clearance. That is more than most stock trucks and SUVs. If you go rock climbing, then you would want more, but I don't think the Solterra would be the best for that, even with a lift.
 

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Rivian truck > Solterra for the less than manicured fire roads, imo...

No one will truly know the aftermarket potential until they've driven a Solterra off the lot into their driveway...
 
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Have you looked at the new Silverado EV? My son had a pre-order in for the Lightning (early one, too), but dropped it, once he saw the Silverado.
I like both (I drive a GMC Sierra) but will want a new truck pretty soon.

I do admit that I wish the Solterra had a taller driving position...
 

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I had a Chevy Avalanche, and used it to go to our cabin, which was off a very rough FSR. I later replaced it with a 2018 Crosstrek, which did much better on the rough roads, and even used it for some serious off-roading, which I know my Avalanche would not have handled. Check out this if you are interested. I am hoping the Solterra would be similar. It is the Subaru AWD drive that makes all the difference.
The biggest issue with the Crosstrek was approach and departure angles, not clearance.
 

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I had a Chevy Avalanche, and used it to go to our cabin, which was off a very rough FSR. I later replaced it with a 2018 Crosstrek, which did much better on the rough roads, and even used it for some serious off-roading, which I know my Avalanche would not have handled. Check out this if you are interested. I am hoping the Solterra would be similar. It is the Subaru AWD drive that makes all the difference.
The biggest issue with the Crosstrek was approach and departure angles, not clearance.
Big Knobby Tires would work ...Would they fit?
 

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Big Knobby Tires would work ...Would they fit?
You are limited by the wheel well and suspension travel. Generally, only about 1" diameter (ie 1/2" clearance) can be increased without rubbing at the suspension and turning range extremes.
I use this site for checking diff tires to see if they would fit.
 
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