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Author Topic:   ford 9" floater conversion
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 32
posted November 12, 2004 10:08 PM  
I currently have a Ford 9" floater rear end with wide 5 hubs. I was wondering if anyone sold 5x5 floater hubs that wuld fit this rear end with the current snouts?
Thanks for any info

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 180
posted November 12, 2004 10:42 PM  
Does it have the large bearing, Grand National snouts? If it does, then most GN 5 on 5 hubs will fit. Speedway Engineering, Howe, D & M, Afco, all make hubs for Grand National snouts.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 32
posted November 13, 2004 05:32 AM  
What would be the measurement if it did have the large bearing snouts?

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 296
posted November 13, 2004 08:46 AM  
What are the inner and outer bearing numbers?

Ego Racing
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 724
posted November 13, 2004 09:20 AM  
Wide 5 snouts are to long to fit GN style or a 5X5 style hub.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 171
posted November 14, 2004 05:33 AM  
Are there two different size snouts on a 9"? For floater hubs, I thought one size fits all. I have Howe hubs that fit, but Coleman that won't. Does it have something to do with a Grand National rear end?

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 25
posted November 14, 2004 01:08 PM  
I'd try calling or emailing to coleman machine i think his hubs use the bigger bearings like on the wide 5. Another think u can do is to repalce the snouts.

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