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Just put tires on my truck. 235-75-15 Rear & 215-75-15 front. I can live with the rear,but the front to much gap. What are you running on your truck.
It is the truck design,

I did a 4-6 lowing kit and put on 17 inch rims and I still have too much gap but I am running pirelli 255 60 R17

I was thinking of Cutting out the fender edge and addling 2 inches of sheet metal, to reduce the gap but that is not happening today..

 

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Tire size changing to five lug

Just put tires on my truck. 235-75-15 Rear & 215-75-15 front. I can live with the rear,but the front to much gap. What are you running on your truck.

I just installed the axle kit from cpp changing over to 5 lug 5 x 5.
My tires on front are 235 x 70 x 15 and 275 x 60 x 15. Both tires are
28 inches tall. I lowered the back 2 inches it sits almost level. It rides
good so will probably leave it like this at present. I am working on the front
spindles right now when done will post pics...... Tim
 

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I just installed the axle kit from cpp changing over to 5 lug 5 x 5.
My tires on front are 235 x 70 x 15 and 275 x 60 x 15. Both tires are
28 inches tall. I lowered the back 2 inches it sits almost level. It rides
good so will probably leave it like this at present. I am working on the front
spindles right now when done will post pics...... Tim
Sweet looking truck Tim...beer
 

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Lower ball joint

Sweet looking truck Tim...beer
I ended up using a hammer to knock out the lower ball joint...actually
it came out easily.. a arm looked fine....used my friend's tool to install it.
It went in really tight. Tomorrow morning will hopefully grind rivets and remove
the upper one.
 

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Upper ball joint

I ended up using a hammer to knock out the lower ball joint...actually
it came out easily.. a arm looked fine....used my friend's tool to install it.
It went in really tight. Tomorrow morning will hopefully grind rivets and remove
the upper one.
Well...used my muffler cut off tool to grind grooves in rivets on upper ball joints. Then the air tool to cut them off...really the grooves made removing
the rivets quite easy. I now have both spindles on and calipers and just finished running all the new brake lines. Was not easy with the engine in
the truck for an old man...LOL. I bought a right stuff master cylinder and
proportioning valve. I removed the original front 1/4 brake lines and plugged
the blocks and then ran a new short line from the back of the pro valve which should make for the back drum brakes. New 3/16 lines to the calipers. All I like now is to bleed brakes and have front end aligned.
Sure wondering how the front end will align with the 75 spindles and later ball joints. I had to drill the front of the original 66 a arms for the new rubber brake lines and also in one of the pics you can see where I drilled the
frame for the new rubber hoses. Be back later with more pics. Tim
 

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Front end will align the same ...no difference, sweet when its done..!
 

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Thats a killer looking truck Tim....! beer
 
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