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post #1 of 7 Old 04-15-2007, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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dual wheels on a f-250?

I found a deal on a obs box with dually fenders. I guess the question is are the rear differentials wider on a f-350 dually pickup than the single rear wheel axle f-250/f-350?

I'm wondering if i can just put regular dually rims on the back and not have the inner tire in to close to the inner box/frame. I know there are kits but if the rear's are wider on the dually pickups i think i'll forget it.

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i cant give you exact measurements on that axle ,i think the width is the same but the full float hub assembly is different from single wheel to dual wheel applications , and then also to make it look right you would really need to change to front rotors to the dually rotors ,they are also a different setup,
unless you didnt care about the front

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it is a full float axle. i notice that it sticks out a fair bit. More than the axles on my old 89 f-250 did. Is there 2 different full floating axles? I have seen other trucks like my old 89 where the floater only sticks out a few inches. The ones on my 95 are out ~5 inches i'd say. I'd have to measure to be certain. I'm certain that they are long enough that a dual wheel would go over top and still stick out some.

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you very well may be able to do it by ust bolting the offset wheel on then

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I did a search and came across a thread in the 99 up forum saying that the dual wheel pickups had Dana 80's which are wider and the single wheel trucks are Ford rear ends.

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Your '89 may have had a Dana 60 rear, I'm not sure when the change to the 10.25 was.

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Your '89 may have had a Dana 60 rear, I'm not sure when the change to the 10.25 was.
That Dana 60 rings a bell. I did change something in the rear end and remeber that both front and rear axles were Dana's.

Are the 10.25's as tough as the Dana rears?

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