Dually conversion - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Suspension & Steering Discuss OEM & aftermarket suspension, lifts, air ride suspension, shocks, steering components, etc.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 Old 05-05-2013, 04:10 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 41
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Dually conversion

I have an 01 F-250 that I am seriously considering making a dually. I want it to be at 4.5 inches of lift on 315/75 r16 Toyo MT's because that's what's already on my truck. I have read that I will need to run a 2 inch spacer between the rear wheels to keep them from touching. So my question is when you run 2 inch spacers on a dually the wheels hang out quite a bit from the flares, if i keep my srw axle will they still stick out and will they clear the frame rail? Thank you.
White POWERSTROKE is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 05-05-2013, 07:24 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 867
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
On a true dually, I think the wheels stick out a couple inches. I believe your srw axles are 6in wider than a dually axle so they would stick way out.

I will let the guys that have done it respond but I know axle widths are different. I think my measurements are from srw compared to cab/chassis trucks, so it might not be truly accurate


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
03 F350 7.3L Auto CC LB Dually 410's (LS Rear)315's

PHP/Beans tuned, 250/100 FF inj's, BTS Tranny, Strictly Diesel complete fuel system w/RR & FB Delete, Pius LASB from Irate, Swamps hvhf IDM
Autometer Nexus Guages (TT,FP,BP,EGT), 4"MBRP, DieselSite Coolant filtration system/billet housing/HP X-Over line, Baldwin PA2818(6637) RR Boots, 26 row 6.0 Tranny & PS Cooler, LarryB's Denso Starter
INFRNL is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 05-05-2013, 08:49 PM
Premium Member
 
1BADTON's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Salinas CA.
Posts: 426
Thanks: 3
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
White PS Didn't even check the width of my old rearend but I did change it out for a dually rear. and yes I do run a 2" spacer. It sticks out a bit but no problems yet.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
1BADTON
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

01,Lariat CCLB, 7.3L, 8" Donahoe on 37"s, John woods, ARBs, 4:88, Hansen's frt&rear, 15k Warn, HID's, DP Tunr 80econo, banks cooler, adreniline, msd dpi, optima's, autometers, more to come?
1BADTON is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 05-05-2013, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 41
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Funny part is i had a dana 80 rear I sold along with the front dually adapters. I know the 80 is wider so i figured instead of changing the rear and having the tires hang out why not keep the sterling and have them tucked as long as everything clears...just dont know if they will clear the frame.
White POWERSTROKE is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 05-06-2013, 11:28 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 41
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Can someone with 315s on a dually please measure from the inside of the inner tire to the nearest object i.e. leaf spring, frame rail etc.
White POWERSTROKE 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