The Ford F-150 (along with the entire F-Series lineup) has been the best-selling truck in the US for 44 years straight. Just recently, Ford built its 40 millionth F-Series pickup. Combine these facts with how much truck owners love to customize and modify their pickups, and it isn’t surprising the market for Ford F-150 parts and accessories is so vast. eBay Motors is the go-to source for all parts with a selection that is practically limitless, so here are the five best parts to consider for your Ford F-150.
The Ford F-150 is already a capable off-road pickup, but there are a number of lift kit options to allow this truck to perform even better when the pavement ends. If plans for your F-150 don’t include off-roading, a leveling kit is probably all that you will need to improve the look of your truck. Since trucks are designed with towing and hauling in mind, the rear suspension tends to sit higher than the front suspension; a leveling kit adds a little more lift to the front end so that the ride height of the front and rear is even. That being said, if you want big tires and lots of ground clearance, a more extreme lift kit is the way to go.
The Ford F-150 Raptor unknowingly created a design trend that features a blacked-out grille with LED marker lights and block lettering. The selection of these grilles on eBay Motors is vast. All of these Raptor-style grilles have a similar design with a mesh pattern and a trio of orange market lights, but the block lettering varies from a generic circle pattern to large letters spelling out the “FORD” name. This type of grille will definitely up the visual impact of your F-150.
The downside of owning a pickup truck is the ease of which items can be stolen from the cargo bed, but adding a tonneau cover will keep your cargo secure. These days, there are several options when it comes to hard covers including the traditional single piece cover that uses gas struts to raise out of the way when needed, and a newer trend is moving toward folding covers that sit under the bed rail for a smoother look when in place. Either way, all tonneau cover designs are available with a locking mechanism to protect against thieves.
Spray-in bedliners might be the best thing you can add to a pickup truck these days as it protects your cargo while creating a more durable surface. It’s expensive to order a factory F-150 with spray-in bedliner or get one done at a local shop, but there are plenty of DIY kits allowing you to do a spray-in bedliner by yourself in the convenience of your own driveway.
Regardless of whether or not you plan on adding a lift kit to your F-150, side steps will definitely make it easier to get into and out of these big trucks. The best thing about side steps is that they are usually simple to install with included hardware that mounts easily to the frame and body. And you can get super fancy with a set of power-retracting running boards that automatically deploy when the doors are open and then fold out of the way when they’re not needed.