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Old 03-28-2019, 05:03 PM   #1
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How wide is a international 3800 bus?

Looking for the width of the front end, outside to outside of front wheels to see if I can fit one under the body of my 1950 ford f600.
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Old 03-29-2019, 07:13 PM   #2
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Can anyone advise?
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Old 03-29-2019, 07:53 PM   #3
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I'll check mine tomorrow and let you know.....it's a 1997.
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Should be 81" between center of tire to center of tire.
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Looking for the width of the front end, outside to outside of front wheels to see if I can fit one under the body of my 1950 ford f600.
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Jml....I got 91" from outer sidewall to outer sidewall on the front.

Hope this helps! I applaud your idea....always thought of mounting my '67 and '68 Mustangs to a modern-day chassis.
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Old 03-30-2019, 02:30 PM   #6
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Holy crap that’s wide!
Looks like I’ll be widening fenders ��
By the looks of them, it appears the front wheels line up with the outer duals, making the rear about the same measurement. Does that seem accurate?


Yes that’s a huge help!
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I put a 1968 Chevy c10 chassis under a 1950 international and converted the front to power steering and brakes. Was one heck of a fun project and it drives fantastically. Kids love that truck.
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Holy crap thatís wide!
Looks like Iíll be widening fenders ��
By the looks of them, it appears the front wheels line up with the outer duals, making the rear about the same measurement. Does that seem accurate?


Yes thatís a huge help!
Thanks!

I put a 1968 Chevy c10 chassis under a 1950 international and converted the front to power steering and brakes. Was one heck of a fun project and it drives fantastically. Kids love that truck.
The front wheel is an inside rear wheel (or and outside wheel turned around. The track width on the front is measured from the center of each tire. The rear track is measured from the center between the 2 tires. Outside width of front and rear tires should be equal.
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Jml...pretty sure the rear overall is wider. Ill take some pics b4 i leave tonite.
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The front wheel is an inside rear wheel (or and outside wheel turned around. The track width on the front is measured from the center of each tire. The rear track is measured from the center between the 2 tires. Outside width of front and rear tires should be equal.
I understand that. I’ve owned a few dually pickups. I just thought when I took a quick look at one, that the front wheels were in line with the outternduals on this chassis vs the inner which I’m used to seeing. I thought maybe it was different on medium duty chassis vs pickups.
I’m not super concerned about advertised track width, more so the overall width outside to outside to aid in fitting the body.
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I understand that. I’ve owned a few dually pickups. I just thought when I took a quick look at one, that the front wheels were in line with the outternduals on this chassis vs the inner which I’m used to seeing. I thought maybe it was different on medium duty chassis vs pickups.
I’m not super concerned about advertised track width, more so the overall width outside to outside to aid in fitting the body.
You'll need to measure your own then. The overall width will be determined by brand and size of tire you have on there. On my bus the outer edge of the front and rear tires are aligned. Dually pick ups are almost always wider in the rear by the second wheel, not so on a bus.
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