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Old January 26th, 2011, 09:51 PM   #1
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Default Minimum rim size on 3/4 ton Ford?

Whats the minimum rim size needed to clear 3/4 ton brakes?

I have a D44 from a 78 F250, I put my 1/2 ton brakes on it and discovered the calipers hit the 3/4 ton knuckles. I have 15 inch rims and i need to know if they will clear 3/4 ton brakes??(if i go that route) I need some sort of brake setup, but im having trouble finding a solution... any tips?

I heard i can use ford knuckles from a 77-79 F150 super-cab (i believe their the only ford 1/2 ton knuckles which are flat top so i could run my high steer and my brakes will fit) Problem is these knuckles are probably damn near impossible to find.
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16's
or grind calipers and run 15s
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or 15s with 2" bs
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hmmm Im thinkin i may grind the calipers. Does it require quite a bit of grinding to get the clearance i would need?
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yep, grind till they fit. do it with caliper on, if grind to much caliper will fall off.
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