View Full Version : spindles

12-21-2007, 10:24 AM
does anyone know...i am putting a straight drop axle front end under my truck and would like any info on which spindles would fit on a '47 ford 1 1/2 ton front axle. i dont really want to use the ol' grain truck tires and wheels so im trying to find out the best way to get a more normal size wheel on.

thanks and everyone have a good x-mas!!!:::eek:

12-21-2007, 10:30 AM
ford king pins are .813 so anything with that diameter will work. there is a lenght difference between 37-41 and 42-48 kind pins. ford used i beams up to the 70s even though they were a twin the spindals should work i think.

12-21-2007, 11:53 AM
thanks alot cadillacoffin! i really appreciate the info! speedway seems to have alot of usefull items. the nice thing is there only 95 miles from me! a friend and i are gonna try and get some stuff done on the rat tonight so hopefully i will have some more progress made.

merry christmas!