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Dually axle.

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Brocky, Jul 27, 2005.

  1. Brocky

    Brocky 1/2 ton status

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    I was in a local junk yard today and found a few old 4x4 tow trucks. I may be stupid in asking but what in envolved in turning a dually axle into a single wheel axle.
     
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    dually fronts?

    switching the dually hubs with srw hubs

    or getting the dually hubs machined.
     
  3. Brocky

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    It is the rear axle I am wondering about. Can you just bolt a single rim on there?
     
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    all depends on what the axle was out of, how wide the WMS to WMS is, and what the backspacing on the wheels is.
     
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    yeah

    im my instance I used a D70 froma 77K30 dually and bolted a 16x8 rim on it with a 38" super swamper
     
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    yes you can

    technically the drums are different, but you can still bolt singles on a dual or the other way around, if your spring packs will clear
     
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    thanks guys. Need to go to the yard and see what they want for them.
     
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    If its a non C&C (cab and chassis) 14 bolt, then you just have to swap brake drums to make it a single wheel.
     

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