Dually un-converted - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 Old 03-20-2007, 06:47 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
timmy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Silver Creek,NY
Posts: 220
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Dually un-converted

Just wondering if anyone could give me some info on the differences in front ends between 4wd single and dual wheel trucks. (05' 350)To change from one to the other does just the hub need replaced or the entire spindle assembley? Also are the outer axles the same or would they need replaced to? Is this even possible??

96' f-350 2wd,5spd, C+C w utility body, 370,000miles
timmy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 03-20-2007, 09:09 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
6LCummins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: PowerPussy, Killer, USA
Posts: 176
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
the front end on duallies tends to be wider, they are supposed to track in the middle of the rear duals. i have pics on another site of a 76 C30 Crew Cab Chevy that was deconverted. had the dually rear in it and the front tires stick out a lil wider than the rear
6LCummins is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 03-20-2007, 03:46 PM
International Threat
 
Marty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Elkton, MD
Posts: 13,088
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 9 Times in 5 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
You have a Dana 80 rear set up for a dually so it might not be as wide in the rear if you only put one regular wheel on, I don't know.

The front will be wider but when I replace the axles under my jeep with a slight lift on it, I want the front to be wider then the back so it will track down the road better.

I know this probably doesn't help, but this was a free bump too

2001 F250
11.62 @ 115.79
Owner of Marty's Diesel
Elkton, Maryland
Marty is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome