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After this I realized a DRW probably the way to go



 

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After this I realized a DRW probably the way to go



What is that story behind that? What kind of tire? how much was the hitch weight? I just bought a toy hauler and would like to do some light off paved road with it but don't want to blow a tire. The trail your on doesn't look that rough.
 

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That’s the side if I-15 in Utah as I pulled off to change tire. It blew going 75 on fwy. We had been camping the weekend and I did about a 15 mile off road moderate trail with truck, maybe damanged a tire? I dunno. My hitch weight with only the load that day was 2500 but can be 3500 if fully loaded.
 

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Wow man! I hope everybody was ok. That's what scares me when towing heavy. When I weighed our toyhauler after a trip (gcvw 27,960 lbs) I realized I was past the rear tire rating (e range 121 index) by like 700 lbs. I upgraded tires right away (e range 129 index). I towed the same toyhauler with a buddy's 2017 ram 3500 drw and couldn't believe the stability difference. That pretty much sold me and hence why I've been looking at a f350/f450. The larger brakes and wide track front end pretty much has me convinced f450 is the way to go.

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Wow man! I hope everybody was ok. That's what scares me when towing heavy. When I weighed our toyhauler after a trip (gcvw 27,960 lbs) I realized I was past the rear tire rating (e range 121 index) by like 700 lbs. I upgraded tires right away (e range 129 index). I towed the same toyhauler with a buddy's 2017 ram 3500 drw and couldn't believe the stability difference. That pretty much sold me and hence why I've been looking at a f350/f450. The larger brakes and wide track front end pretty much has me convinced f450 is the way to go.

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Same boat. Upgraded to F Toyo 35 MT. But still, Dually is way to go and will be trading in the Short Bed for either a 350 or 450. I’m following here to see if a 450 is going to be ok, or will a 350 do.
 

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I hated the idea of owning a dually. I've never even owned a truck before. I knew with the size of the RV I was getting that I would have to own a DRW. Now I don't even know what I was thinking. The truck is super easy to drive and pretty easy to park. Tows like a dream. 2018 F350 DRW

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Out of the shop to turn around!
Now I’m really stoked. That’s what I want to do with the front wheel/tire combo. Ditch the Dually wheels and go with a Negative offset, maybe not stick out quite as far. I figured as a spare a Dually wheel would be fine on either front or back.

What brand wheels? Fuel or American Force?
 

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Nevermind, blew up pic and see star, American Force
 

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You removed the dually adapter on the front didn't you?

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Was wondering save thing. But on 450 the offset of the wheels are not as severe as the F350. So maybe he didn’t have to? Be curious to find out.
 

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Yes that is what you do, remove the adapter. The 450 front axle is about 5” wider thus they stick out so far, and 12” wide wheels up front.
 

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Update pics. Ouo rear bars and rear tires on. Still waiting on fox 2.5s and few misc parts. Picked up some Rancho 5000s from autozone to get me driving.
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Pic last name got on level ground. Test drive it good 60 miles got drag link adjusted and put carrier bearing and different heights till no vibration which was about 2 inches drop, the ouo braket is adjustable. So it’s on Rancho 5000s till my fox get here. Next pics might be a week or two , waiting on parts.

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those rims are directional it messed with my perception LOL

whats going on up front ? a single ? or a dually flipped

OEm adpater still on there ??

EDIT ahh I see you pulled the adapter that didn't work on some of the other models since they went from 8x170 to 8x###
 

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Mine is 10x170 without adapter , 10x225 I think with. The fronts are AF singles drilled 10x170 and I remove adapter. The 450 is wider so the tires stick out more than half but the fender flares cover them mostly
 

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ahh so different lug patterns ?

as you know the Dana super 60 wide track is 4" wider before adapters and has some other super features like bigger knuckles /u-joints and that awesome turning radius
 

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You running 22" wheels? Those are 37's correct?

That is the look I am going for with mine just not as tall. Looks good.
 

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You running 22" wheels? Those are 37's correct?

That is the look I am going for with mine just not as tall. Looks good.
Ya 22s 37s. Lift is 7” front 6” rear but 450 is high to start with
 
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