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Six lug FF14 hubs?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 79Beast, Jul 10, 2005.

  1. 79Beast

    79Beast 1/2 ton status

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    Does anyone have any experience with or information about the aftermarket six lug hubs for a FF14? I know there was an article in Peterson's sometime back, but I can't seem to find it. Any phone numbers or websites would be greatly appreciated. Am I correct in thinking that the only additional mod would be boring out the inside of the wheels slightly? Would you use six lug rotors from a D44 or 10bolt to do a disc brake conversion? Thanks in advance.
     
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    Buying eightlug wheels would be cheaper.
     
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    Holy crap are they expensive!
     
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    For what they are I thought $500 for the pair was reasonable. Billet 6061-T6 isn't cheap, and neither is the CNC machining time involved to make em. Certainly a great way to keep the 6 lug stuff as well as shave some weight. :crazy:


    Rene
     
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    If you want to put a FF14B into a 6 lug IFS truck that is a great price.
     
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    The reason I'm looking for six lug hubs is I sold a friend a FF14 and he already has a six lug front and aluminum wheels, so it's likely that he could come out cheaper converting the rear to six than if he converted the front to 8 and had to get new wheels. Also, he'd come out with a somewhat unique finished product.
     

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