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milleda31

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Posted: 08/21/20 04:27pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Gentlemen,

I have a 2016 Ford F350 Lariat LB DRW and a 2008 Lance Max981 camper.

Suspension and current wheels and tires are all stock (Alcoa wheels). I want to switch out the wheels and tires for some aftermarket 20" Fuel's or Vision's. The ones I like require no spacers. The Fuel's are rated at 2500 lbs. and the Vision's are rated at 4300. I would be mounting some Toyo Open Country tires on them.

Clearly the Vision wheels will handle the weight. What do you think about the Fuel's? Also, I sometimes pull a 3500 lbs. boat behind the setup. All my truck gear is Torklift. Camper probably right at about 4000 lbs.

Thoughts? Thanks in advance.

https://www.visionwheel.com/wheel/7210/VisionHDTruck/Trailer/401%20Rival?finishID=591

http://www.fueloffroad.com/wheel/11115/fuel%2Ddually%2Dwheels%2Dtriton%2Ddually%2Drear/?finishID=329&lugs=8


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First, what is your goal? Are you simply trying to make your DRW look cool or something else?


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jimh425 wrote:

First, what is your goal? Are you simply trying to make your DRW look cool or something else?


Yes...simply for appearance.

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Posted: 08/21/20 06:19pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I’d look at American Force wheels, and also consider 22.5s.

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First off, Safety matters and the majority of the ‘racy’ aftermarket wheels out there are of the cheap cast variety designed more for looks rather than loads - go forged like your robust Alcoa’s and stay Safe...

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3 tons wrote:

First off, Safety matters and the majority of the ‘racy’ aftermarket wheels out there are of the cheap cast variety designed more for looks rather than loads - go forged like your robust Alcoa’s and stay Safe...

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Agree 100%

I used to haul my Lance on a 2001 F350 7.3 SRW. I upgraded the wheels on that vehicle to Vision 19.5" rated at 3900 lbs. I also ran load range F tires on it.

https://www.visionwheel.com/wheel/867/VisionHDTruck/Trailer/81A%20Heavy%20Hauler?finishID=103

The Visions in my first post are rated at 4300 lbs. and add the fact that my current truck is a DRW. I am assuming that I'm good to go, correct?

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Yes the visions blow any capacity concerns you might have right out of the water.
By the same token, the 2500lb wheels will be fine, imo. The fronts will be right at or marginally over, but you’ll have 10klbs min cap on the rear, assuming you’re inner dually wheels are rated the same or more.

If thinking long term, I’d go with the visions.


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milleda31 wrote:

3 tons wrote:

First off, Safety matters and the majority of the ‘racy’ aftermarket wheels out there are of the cheap cast variety designed more for looks rather than loads - go forged like your robust Alcoa’s and stay Safe...

3 tons


Agree 100%

I used to haul my Lance on a 2001 F350 7.3 SRW. I upgraded the wheels on that vehicle to Vision 19.5" rated at 3900 lbs. I also ran load range F tires on it.

https://www.visionwheel.com/wheel/867/VisionHDTruck/Trailer/81A%20Heavy%20Hauler?finishID=103

The Visions in my first post are rated at 4300 lbs. and add the fact that my current truck is a DRW. I am assuming that I'm good to go, correct?


Just to be clear: the 16" Vison Heavy Hauler 81A's are rated for 3900lbs, the 19.5" version is rated for 4500lbs.

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Posted: 08/22/20 07:25pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

milleda31 wrote:

What do you think about the Fuel's?

With a 2500lb rating the Fuel's should not even be a consideration.

* This post was edited 08/24/20 05:03pm by DWeikert *


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Avoid the tons of cheap cast wheels out there, they are junk when carrying weight, stick with a quality forged wheel. If you don't see a HD weight rating listed, assume its for a 1/2 ton or SUV.


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