93 Coleman fleetwood axle flip

Discussion in 'Tires / Brakes / Bearings / Axles' started by Mojeb, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. Mojeb

    Mojeb New Member

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    93 Coleman fleetwood grandview. It’s a long shot but does anyone own one of these ?

    I’m looking to do an axle flip and wondering what size tire I can go up go. Would be nice to hear from someone that has already done it. Currently has 20.5x8x10
     
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    You should be able to go to a 13 inch tire
     
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    Also, I realized my axle is the 1 7/8 but it doesn’t seem to be a straight axle . Looks like it curves slightly up.

    All the kits I see are for 2 3/4 or bigger . Hmmm
     
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    The axle is arched upward in order to maintain proper tire camber. When moving the axle make sure the arch is still facing up. Tractor supply has 1 7/8inch spring saddle's. You will have to measure your u bolts. If the pup has brakes, the saddles will have to be welded as the axle will rotate when brakes are applied
     
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    Joet said it perfectly. Wait until after you do the lift, then measure for tires. I agree, 13in wheels will probably fit.
     
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    Since you mentioned the axle arch, it's important to reiterate that axle "flip" is not an accurate description...it's better described as a spring over axle conversion.
     
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    Yup correct , I guess for straight axle a flip would work .
     

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