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i just swapped out my 5 lug and put in chevy 8 lug outers and a 1983 f250 D60 rear axle in the back and the tires in the front stick out from the fender about an inch to an inch and a half but the tires in the back are completly underneath the fenders... is there anything that i can do about this? i know i know pictures are coming soon once i hook up everything in the back (driveshaft, shocks..)

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I think the front axle is about an inch wider than the rear on every ford truck
 

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I think the front axle is about an inch wider than the rear on every ford truck
x2 my front tires stick out a little farther than my rear tires. no biggie.
 

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I sure wouldn't use wheel spacers to achieve what you want. Different backspacing maybe, but an inch isn't worth spending any money on.
 

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ya ya but i mean its a noticeably different you can tell that the front sticks out more than the back i dunno ill see thanks tho
 

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okay whats your reasoning? i only tear through mud i dont rock climb
Wheel spacers are one of stupidiest questions asked on this site.
Machined from aluminum, and they can be dangerous under some circumstances.
They are intended for non-offroad use.
 

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http://www.okoffroad.com/ under the "okstuff" tab you will find some wheel spacers. I have run these spacers on 2 different trucks now for the last 3 years. My F150 and my Bronco. I don't wheel my Bronco as hard as I wheeled my F150 (Very light wheeling with the Bronco) But I still have never had any problems with the spacers.
 

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Wheel spacers are one of stupidiest questions asked on this site.
Machined from aluminum, and they can be dangerous under some circumstances.
They are intended for non-offroad use.
Hmm, don't tell Spidertrax. They've been making spacers suitable for competition rock crawling for about six years now. I know a lot of people who run them. They're really popular for the Jeep crowd running bigger tires on stock axles so the tires clear the frame on turns.
 

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Hmm, don't tell Spidertrax. They've been making spacers suitable for competition rock crawling for about six years now. I know a lot of people who run them. They're really popular for the Jeep crowd running bigger tires on stock axles so the tires clear the frame on turns.
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I think if you go get some cheapies then yeah say on pavement, but if you get some good quality ones then there is no reason to worry.
 
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