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Dolly It????

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Poohbair, Apr 21, 2003.

  1. Poohbair

    Poohbair 1/2 ton status

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    Can anyone tell me how wide is the front of a D44 front w/ skinny steel wheels and skinny tires, like 9.50R/16.5's? The reason is I recently acquired a car dolly and it is 6ft between the fenders, and I would REALLY like to fit my Jimmy on it to tow behind my new motorhome.
     
  2. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    that would be hard on the dolly's bearings, IMHO. the dolly's we used when I was driving a tow truck were rated for 100 miles. heat gets to them after that, or that is what the safty stuff said.
     
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    A freind had trouble with his K5 and we tried to fit it on a dolly and did not fit. We also put on the smallist tires we could find no luck.
     
  4. HarryH3

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    A quick measurement on an old 10-bolt front end out in the garage came up with 67.5 inches from WMS (Wheel Mounting Surface) to WMS. That only leaves you a total of 4.5 inches for wheels and tires, or 2.25 inches per side, to stay inside the 6-foot limit. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
  5. Shaggy

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    <font color="green"> I think the only way that you'd be able to fit it is to try to fit some dually wheels on the front. I doubt that they would bolt on, but you could always try! </font>
     

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