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Old March 27th, 2008, 07:00 PM   #1
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hey what do you need to do to switch to a single rear wheel on a 1990 f-350?, a friend of mine has one and does nt use it, needs a rear main seal, clutch, and probabley new tires, but i can get it fairly cheap, and it has low miles, anyway the duals would be way overkill for towing my 18' car hauler, what would i need to do to run single rear wheels instead? keeping in mind safety is #1, thanks!
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Old March 27th, 2008, 07:40 PM   #2
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Nice pooch.

I would say get a new bed and axle and bolt it in.
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just a big flatbed on it for a bed, so thats no problem, thanks thats my pug and boston terrier jezabel
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Is it 4x4? If not you can swap the rear axle, or just the rear hubs and drums and axle shafts
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its 2wd, thanks, thats what i was wondering if swapping the whole rear end was necessary
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call me stupid, but i believe they are both fullfloaters and the only issue was longer studs-axle wise...but i could be wrong.
thats all i member from working on them. it seems like you could just thro single wheels on and go. much easier swap then going from single to duallies. then i would do a whole axle swap just to be safe
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If safety is #1, why is pulling a 18-footer with a SRW your preference? You're saying that a dually rear is overkill, but overkill how? You'd actually be reducing your hauling/towing capacity along with your stability. What is it that you are seeing as bad or undesireable about the vehicle?
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If safety is #1, why is pulling a 18-footer with a SRW your preference? You're saying that a dually rear is overkill, but overkill how? You'd actually be reducing your hauling/towing capacity along with your stability. What is it that you are seeing as bad or undesireable about the vehicle?
i was thinking the same thing. Possibly save on gas?? or save the next time you buy tires?

thats the only 2 benifits i can see
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Old June 26th, 2008, 02:16 PM   #9
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i have a 1990 f-350 single rear wheel that is in the part-out section.
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