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Old 12-12-2012, 07:49 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by broncobowsher View Post
My aunt once had an older Ford Econoline motorhome that was converted from duels to single rear. Someone got new rims and used a wider tire that had a higher load rating then the original. Only did it to the back. Don't know size but the inside sidewall was about in the middle of where the inner tire should be and the outer sidewall just a little short of where the outer sidewall would have been. For a spare they just carried one front wheel (which could be jammed onto the rear in a pinch. I never had it apart and it has been way too many years since I had wheels off a duelly, don't remember if there was anything wierd about the coining of the wheels so they would bolt together as a pair on the axle. That conical lugnut thing needs to be checked out to make sure it is a viable swap.
Broncho,
Guess I need to take the wheels off anyway just to loosen everything up and learn to change them.
At this point I need a jack that can handle things.
Thanks,
bill
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