Stupid Question, Dually wheels on 14+ PW

If it's about Power Wagons, this is where it'll go.
Post Reply
SeahawkDriver
Posts: 15
Joined: Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:53 pm
Model Year: 2014

Stupid Question, Dually wheels on 14+ PW

Post by SeahawkDriver » Sun Jul 16, 2017 8:22 pm

I went up into the barn yesterday and realized I still had a set of stock 2010 Ram Dually wheels and tires.... my head got to scratching. What if I was doing a long-distance haul with a heavy trailer and didn't want to burn through a set of nice 35" M/T..... hmmmm :idea: How can I make this work? :wink: Any ideas? :mrgreen:

I wouldn't actually need dual wheels in the back since I don't have a 5th wheel or gooseneck hookup, bumper-tow only, so weight over the axle isn't nearly as important for duals. I'd probably just put singles in the back with the large positive offset ( the outer dual only). I'm thinking the fronts might need adapters though since the massive negative offset wouldn't work without adapters. If I did want duals in the back I'd need some sort of set of custom hub-centric spacers to make it work.. then i'd need longer studs, which wouldn't be worth it...

Screw it, maybe I'll just buy a set of cheap steel MOPAR rims and get some 31" E-rated highway tires. Sounds much easier.

I plan on installing airbags too. Going to a stock (32") dually tire with highway tread would make the 4.10's more like 4.56's... much better for a temporary heavy tow.

User avatar
Bill2014
500_Posts
500_Posts
Posts: 628
Joined: Fri May 09, 2014 7:03 pm
Model Year: 2014
Location: Northern NY

Re: Stupid Question, Dually wheels on 14+ PW

Post by Bill2014 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:06 am

SeahawkDriver wrote:I went up into the barn yesterday and realized I still had a set of stock 2010 Ram Dually wheels and tires.... my head got to scratching. What if I was doing a long-distance haul with a heavy trailer and didn't want to burn through a set of nice 35" M/T..... hmmmm :idea: How can I make this work? :wink: Any ideas? :mrgreen:

I wouldn't actually need dual wheels in the back since I don't have a 5th wheel or gooseneck hookup, bumper-tow only, so weight over the axle isn't nearly as important for duals. I'd probably just put singles in the back with the large positive offset ( the outer dual only). I'm thinking the fronts might need adapters though since the massive negative offset wouldn't work without adapters. If I did want duals in the back I'd need some sort of set of custom hub-centric spacers to make it work.. then i'd need longer studs, which wouldn't be worth it...

Screw it, maybe I'll just buy a set of cheap steel MOPAR rims and get some 31" E-rated highway tires. Sounds much easier.

I plan on installing airbags too. Going to a stock (32") dually tire with highway tread would make the 4.10's more like 4.56's... much better for a temporary heavy tow.
The simplest solution is just to pump up your 35's and do the hauling. It's low pressure rear tires that both heat up and WEAR. :secret:
2014 Power Wagon Laramie
Titan V5 2.5" Receiver Pintle Hook
Warn wireless winch controller
.188" DOM White Knuckle Rock Sliders
Locker Bypass

Moab 2006

User avatar
06wagon
250_Posts
250_Posts
Posts: 413
Joined: Sun Jul 01, 2012 12:29 pm
Location: Wapakoneta, Oh

Re: Stupid Question, Dually wheels on 14+ PW

Post by 06wagon » Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:24 am

You mount a 2-3" spacer first, then the duals. But that outside dual would be waaayyy out there. For the fronts. Just get the factory dodge spacer.
2006 Power Wagon. "Stockish"
A few parts added and deleted to make it go 300' Getting Farther from Stock!!!
1974 Power Wagon..... Going to get a Gen 3 HEMI swap. Future tow rig for the 06.
2016 Power Wagon Laramie. Delmonico Red. 20x12 Predator II's with 33" toyo's. Firestone air bags. B&W gooseneck. More extras to come....

Post Reply