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What do you guys think about slappin these on my truck?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by wild-will, Sep 24, 2003.

  1. wild-will

    wild-will 1/2 ton status

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    ...with one hand on the bender.
    How would you steer? /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  3. BowtieRed

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    how would you move? those gotta weigh 1500lbs each.
     
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    yeah you could probably find mog axles or rockwells for not much morea nd be more worth it. you have no idea what kind of gear ratio those are or anything, and as stated there is no steering axle.
     
  5. wild-will

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    i was thinkin up a way to make em turn
     
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    don't think I even want to know, but why not just go with 14 bolt ff and dana 60 or rockwells? Are you really planning on running that big a tire? That just sounds like a $$ project that in the end you don't know if it will be worthwhile. They are big, it doesn't really mean they will be able to take abuse(all logic says they will but you never know).
     
  7. wild-will

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    yeah they do look alittle cumbersome and very heavy iam just looking for some cheap rockwells but i cant find em anywhere around where i live.and that price was just right
     
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    I would go with 2.5 ton running gear before something like that... I think BadBowtie1 has some 2.5's for sale for like 900 or so...
     
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    get on POR, guys there selling rockwells f/r for under $1k.

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    you better have one hell of a motor in your rig!!!!!!!
     
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    You'd have to cut the K5 in half and make the whole thing articulate with hydraulics like those big loaders do. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif Sweet, box and plate the frame with 1" plate. Run the hydraulic pump off of your NP205 PTO. What a freak show that would be. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     

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