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Old 11-14-2010, 05:25 PM
Fordzilla80 Fordzilla80 is offline
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Your wheels would stick out past legal limits. The width of the D44 Hub to Hub is wider than that of the D35.
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Old 11-14-2010, 05:27 PM
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why would it bee illigal if they are on the f150 now and its not illegal
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Old 11-14-2010, 05:31 PM
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Because your tires are not allowed to stick out past the fenders. When the D44 is under the F150, the tires do not stick out. The Ranger isn't as wide as the F150, so when you put a D44 into the Ranger, the tires stick out past the fender.

Here's a pic of a Ranger with a D44. Notice how the tires stick out past the fenders? It is illegal for the tires to stick out past the fenders. The F150 is wider than the Ranger. Therefore, the D44 is wider than the D35.


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Old 11-14-2010, 05:32 PM
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my tires stick out now. because of my rims and tires.

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Old 11-14-2010, 06:16 PM
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That's because your current wheels/tires are within the legal limit. The F150 has wider suspension. This means that if you swap to F150 stuff, your suspension will be wider, therefore making your tires stick out farther than your current tires do. Not sure if you saw the picture I posted, but the truck in the picture has a D44. See how far the wheels stick out? That is past the legal limit.

The D44 is designed to fit the width of the F150. The D35 is designed to fit the width of the Ranger.
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Old 11-15-2010, 02:04 PM
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maybe its illegal were you live but everyone around were i live has wheels that stick out really far.
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Old 11-15-2010, 02:17 PM
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no...use some common sense here....F150 is a fullsize which makes them wider....it can be done, but you might as well throw a straight axle in there since we are on the subject of fabrication. Go get yourself a set of 4x4 ranger coils (stock ones) that will lift the front end maybe an inch or so. OR...you can get yourseft a set of leveling coils from Rough country or some other offroad co.
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Old 11-15-2010, 03:20 PM
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so it wouldnt be illigal for the f150 stuff. and i would love to get a solid axle for my truck but i need money . and i dont have that.
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:09 PM
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No, having F150 stuff is NOT illegal.

What IS illegal, is having the inner side of your tire, outside of the fender. Maybe it's different in your state. I don't know. Alot of times, things are illegal, yet officers don't necessarily know that these things are illegal, so they do nothing about it. But if you find an officer that knows every law pertaining to motor vehicles, then you can pretty much bet good money that he's gonna get you.

Anyways, I agree with brinker88, just put some taller springs in. It will be alot easier.

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Old 11-16-2010, 06:16 PM
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I think the wording got confused here. What the others are saying about tires sticking out they mean WAY OUT. Tires can stick out, you see it every day but i would say MOST you see have about 50% of the tire under the truck. If your tires inner side wall is past the fender it can become a safety issue for others on the road (Shit flying up hitting windshields etc....) i dont know the legality of it but i can guarantee you that when your truck causes an accident it will become an issue weather its legal or not.
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:21 PM
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I've still got those coils if ya want them and I'll take 80 for them.
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Old 11-16-2010, 06:56 PM
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i dont have that kind of money right now.
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Old 11-16-2010, 07:33 PM
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well i know you said suspencion lift, but for anyone who wants to know a super cheap body lift use hockey pucks and drill them out in the middle. I have not done it but i know people who have.
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Old 11-17-2010, 03:27 PM
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were can i get hockey pucks. i checked walmart today and nuthin.
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Old 11-17-2010, 04:07 PM
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