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Crazy thought, convert 14ff to 6 lug?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by LKJR, Mar 17, 2002.

  1. LKJR

    LKJR 1/2 ton status

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    Kind of a crazy thought I guess but if someone didn't have any plans of upgrading the front for a long time, anyone ever heard of converting a 14B to 6 lug, I'd think all it would require would be redrilling the holes in the drums, or can you find 6 lug drums that big?
     
  2. wayne

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    Somebody on this site has done the conversion and I don't think they bought any parts to do it except new lug studs. Do a serch and see what comes up.
     
  3. Mudzer

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    Here are some pics of Blazer72's FF14 six lugger.

    <a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/mudzer>14 Bolt with Six Lugs</a>
     
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    I think the username was Donovan who was already doing this kind of work. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif
     
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    Donovan is one person who does them who you should look up...
     
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    yes, your right Donovan does cause he just did it for me. i'll have pictures posted this week . The reason? Just cheaper.
     
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    How much did it run you to get the 6 lug conversion done?
     
  8. LKJR

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    if he's around have him shoot some info into this thread
     
  9. I have heard and dont hold me to it, that some older Chevy van's had 14bff that were 6 lug. You might want to look into that, because I am sure you could get one pretty cheap. Later
     
  10. LKJR

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    Now another question to go along with this, due to my lack of knowledge here, to swap back to 8 lug should be easy and cheap after this right?
     
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    Should be easy. If not, just get a spare set of 14bolt Hubs.
     

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