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Old 11-17-2011, 09:40 AM
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Dually Conversion

I have been thinking about getting rid of my truck and buying a dually for towing. One of the guys at work gave me the idea of just doing a dually conversion on mine which I never considered before. How much am I going to have to change other then the rear axle, gears, and the bed. I work at Ford and have all access to the parts I need I just need to figure out what exactly I need to get. And has anyone else done this??
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:49 AM
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Just a rear axle, a new bed or cut yours up, and the new front hub parts to covert your d60.

Its pretty simple and straight forward actually. Might be missing something tho.
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:51 AM
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I would think it would be pretty simple. You could probably add the fenders instead of getting a new bed. I don't think you would have to change the rear axle, and all you would need is the dually wheel adapter for the front. And of course the wheels.
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You defiantly want to swap the rear axle. A Dana 80 vs using your 10.5 with spacers. Stick with a 99-04 axle as the pattern changed in 05.
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