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Forum: Large Truck 06-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
F-750 front axle (size/dive option)?

Hi,

is it true, that ford now offers the F-650 and F-750 with a driven front axle? Or is it still necessary to remove the stock axle for a driven one?

In either case, is the driven front axle...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 05-07-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 37,419
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
I guess it is the same frame as used on the range...

I guess it is the same frame as used on the range rover sport? just with a little shorter wheelbase?

I heard the same company that designed the hydroformed part on the super dutys (or the entire...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-22-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Well for once, most parkin blocks will get more...

Well for once, most parkin blocks will get more and more problematic with each inbch above 79. That's the same with the height, but there are many which are no problem by height, but by width, since...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-22-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Well somehow the guys from Earthroamer ond the...

Well somehow the guys from Earthroamer ond the military of course, both managed to keep the axle load completely with the single wheel.

But i dont know if this is possible with the older axles,...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-22-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
So it's 2.5 rear and 2.0 front?? (without...

So it's 2.5 rear and 2.0 front?? (without mirrors) Sounds quite difficult to drive? But if the rear axles are that much wider, even with the heavier f-550 rear beeing a tad smaller, i doubt it is...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-20-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Yeah thta's exactly the problem. Or to be more...

Yeah thta's exactly the problem. Or to be more specific, the problem is not only that there are very few (old) F-550 around here, but also that anything is smaller, so the width is very important.
...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Ah ok, that could not be seen beneath the snow. ...

Ah ok, that could not be seen beneath the snow.

But still, this truck has the wheel coverage like the more modrn and wider f-550. This might be due to the bigger tires, or maybe they went the...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Interesting. How so? Why is the "weaker" F-350...

Interesting. How so? Why is the "weaker" F-350 dually rear axle the widest?

As for the earthroamer: The Problem here is: Those are modern aged F-550's with the much wider front axle. So those...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 04-19-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 37,419
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Yeah that's something many people forget, even a...

Yeah that's something many people forget, even a 3-dimensional stiff construction does flex a little, since it is steel and steel is flexible.

The only trucks i know who really almost do not flex...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-19-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 648
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
To get an old F-550 to the F-250 dimensions?

Hello,

in another threat it was pointed out to me, that until 2004 from F-250 to F-550 any ford trucks hat basicaly the same front design. So this means they all hat the same fron witdh, which was...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-12-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Uh nasty crah, hope everyone was ok? Well my...

Uh nasty crah, hope everyone was ok?

Well my problem with those front ends is, that there are very few pictures which show how the front end is designed.

Only one i found is this graphic from...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-12-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
But there is something else which comes to mind...

But there is something else which comes to mind if you say all pre 2005 Super dutys had basicalle the same front end in width:

The modern age F-450/450 do use the full fram strengh front to rear,...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Ok so theoretically spoken, if you switched the...

Ok so theoretically spoken, if you switched the rear axle of an 140" F-550 to the smaller F-350 single tire rear axle, you could built a F-550 based Excursion? Of course you would have to do...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-08-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
Hmmm ok but i guess those differences are not of...

Hmmm ok but i guess those differences are not of a kind that influences the overall capability?

Yeah i know that those frames are basically to parts weldet together, something that may make sense...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 04-08-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 37,419
Posted By Fullsized-Fan
What a remarkable profound argument based on...

What a remarkable profound argument based on technical evidence...
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