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Narrow Dually

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by kgillyk5, Dec 6, 2006.

  1. kgillyk5

    kgillyk5 1/2 ton status

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    Is this narrow dually have any draw backs for a tow/plow vehicle? Is it rated the same as the wider dually axle? Also, is there still 4' between wheel wells for loading plywood nekkid?

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    BulldogK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    It was probably a cab & chassis that had a standard bed added to it. Towing is usually rated more I think because of no bed. Don't know about the 4' bed but I do know that the 68 to 72 only had duallys with the standard bed, at least the ones I have seen. Don't know how they came from the factory though.
     
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    That's not a factory dually, at least not that bed. I would guess it's a C&C with a stock bed, or a C&C axle under a stock truck.

    If the wheel wells are factory, yeah, there's still 4' in there ... but tire clearance is gonna be CLOSE on the inside.

    I did that to my truck, actually spaced the wheels out 2" on each side farther than the C&C (regular hubs), and *still* tubbed the fenders in (maybe 2-3" each side) to fit the tires with some room.

    http://www.slosh.com/dremu/backup-lights-redux-5.JPG

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