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Question on Frames 350 450/550

I have a question on frames used in these trucks. I know the 250/350 frame is basicly the same along with Engines and drive train

Withthe 450/550 line Iknow theaxles and brakes change my question is is the frame different from the 250/350 line? ( Bigger section? thicker material, etc)

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I am not sure on thickness, but I think the frames are a touch wider maybe? you would think they would be strngthened in some places.

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I am trying to decied if I am going to up grade the axles under my rig or head off to another platform. If the fames are basicly the same then upratign the suspension and axles is a no brainer. If not..... then I am looknig for a new rig.

2008 F450 King Ranch 4X4
H&S Tunes
5" down pipe back exahust
4.30 L/S gears
AFE CAI
265/70R19.5 Michelins
Pure performance 4 link front suspension
Kelderman Air-Ride
FASS fuel filter
PTP EGR Delete
Train Horns under the front bumper
2013 Radio/Nav/sync upgrade


494Rwhp/975ftlbs......

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