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Double wide rims.

I want to replace dually wheels with a single wide wheel but it's on a one ton truck. Anybody seen one?

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Yep. The guy who owns BRE (Beck Racing Engines) had them on his dually.

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i think the f450 in the 45mpg hydrogen thread has them as well

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Be warned...Super Singles SUCK bigtime.. at least on the big trucks they do... My company ran them for about a month, then took them off. If you do alot of heavy hauling, like a 5th wheel... Youve got half the # of sidewalls to provide side/side support when cornering, they do good on the snow thou, not so good in the rain.

Id personally never put them on ANYTHING i own..

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Thanks guys,

This truck will be used in the sand. Anybody tried them in soft sand? The truck won't go without getting stuck now with the duals on it.

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They are costly but cool............... they are called floats.

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that pic is of a 455 but you can get them in a 325.

A few years ago hot rodders where puting them on the back of thier duallys.
Those where weld wheels, probalbly a lot cheeper if you can still find them.
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I think they'll do good in the sand, low air pressure and a wider footprint.

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