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Bud wheels

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by Skidder, May 22, 2005.

  1. Skidder

    Skidder Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    I have a 1990 W250 with a Cummins.I want to remove the box and put a flatbed on it.Is there dual wheels available for that truck?
  2. justme-

    justme- 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,138

    No, not exactly. The 2500 has never has a DRW option- only the 350/3500's. To do it right you need to swap out the rear axle to a DRW model, but then you can only use the DRW rims on the back. JC Whitney has adaptors to put 2 normal rims on the rear of most 3/4 ton trucks. I would not trust them to be as strong as a real DRW setup, but it is an option.

    And truithfully, if you're hauling enough weight that you need DRW on the truck you have too small a truck and should look into a 3500 instead. the SRW 250 should haul 12K on single rears, any more than that and you belong in a 350/3500 for capacity.
  3. Skidder

    Skidder Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Thanks for the reply, I will look for a rear diff. out of a 350-3500.If its the same gear ratio I will go that route.If it going to be too much trouble I'll keep the single rear wheels.The truck handles all the loads I haul,the flatdeck I'm building is 7 ft. plus wide so a wider wheel base would look better.
    Thanks Skidder