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Hummer wheels and spacers

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by JeffHK5, Mar 26, 2005.

  1. JeffHK5

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    I have been trying to keep track width as close to stock as I can while running
    Hummer wheels with stock backspace. I'v got a DRW front 60, and with the hubs puts my tires in the ballpark. Now, for the back I use a SRW 14 bolt, which
    is about 11" narrower the 60. I have seen locals that run alumunum spacers that
    are 8" dia. and 4" thick to get a wide stance. My question is does anybody know where I could get a set that can stand upto offroad abuse on a 4,500 lb full body K5?
    Thanks Jeff
     
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    I run the stock Hummer rims on a DRW60/DRW70 and the track is pretty good. White-Rhyno runs them on a DRW60/SRW14bolt w/ spacers in the back. I am not sure where he got them, but they have taken lots of abuse w/o any problems
     
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    You would be best off to run a D70 DRW to get your track width the same.

    I don't like spacers but some people have luck with them. It would be best to run a steel spacer IMHO over aluminum. Be sure to tighen up the bolts periodically if you do run them.
     
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    What I am getting out of this is that a DRW Dana 70 is wider than a DRW 14 bolt. Where does a DRW 70 make its home? In the back of a DRW Ford or Dodge
    or was it pre-14 bolt in GM trucks?
    Thanks for the help Jeff
     
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    Wow! What I ment to say was a DRW Dana 70 is wider than a SRW 14 bolt.
    How can that be? Thanks Jeff
     
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    The DRW D70HD out of a 73-87(91) GM dually pickup is considerably wider than a SRW 14 bolt. If I remember correctly it's got a approx 73" WMS.
     
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    My D70HD came out of a 79 K30 Crew Cab Dually. I don't know what the WMS to WMS measurements are, but w/ it all bolted together my rearend is about 2" narrower than the front, which is pretty close to stock.

    From what I understand, you can take a DRW D70, convert it to disc brakes, and use SRW14bolt hubs on it, and it will be the exact same width as a DRW60... so you will add about an inch per side by swapping the hubs.
     
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    I've got a set of 2 1/2" thick spacers made from 6061 T6 aluminum with 9/16 studs. If you're interested, shoot me an Email.
     
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    Got my Dana DRW 70 HD today and I set in the garage next to a SRW 14 bolt ,I hope they mate and make my perfict diff. Thanks for the info on this thread it has put me on the right track (get it!).
    Thanks much, Jeff
     

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