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Dexter Heavy-Duty Suspension Kit for Tandem-Axle Trailers - 1-3/4" Wide Double Eye Springs

Dexter Heavy-Duty Suspension Kit for Tandem-Axle Trailers - 1-3/4" Wide Double Eye Springs

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Suspension kit includes equalizers and hardware for attaching 4 leaf springs to the hangers on your trailer's frame. Works with 33" axle spacing. Built-in grease zerks for easy lubrication. Heavy-duty shackle straps ensure strength. Lowest Prices for the best trailer leaf spring suspension from Dexter Axle. Dexter Heavy-Duty Suspension Kit for Tandem-Axle Trailers - 1-3/4" Wide Double Eye Springs part number K71-359-00 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Dexter Axle Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - K71-359-00

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  • Double Eye Springs
  • Tandem Axle
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Suspension kit includes equalizers and hardware for attaching 4 leaf springs to the hangers on your trailer's frame. Works with 33" axle spacing. Built-in grease zerks for easy lubrication. Heavy-duty shackle straps ensure strength.


  • Suspension kit lets you attach 4 leaf springs (sold separately) to your trailer frame
    • Works with 1-3/4" wide double-eye springs
    • Hangers sold separately
  • Equalizers transfer load and impacts from one axle to another by permitting movement between the axles
    • Springs attach to ends of equalizers with included hardware
  • Wet bolts secure equalizers and springs to the hangers on your trailer
    • Grease zerks allow for fast, easy lubrication to keep moving parts functioning at their best
  • Heavy-duty shackle link assemblies with bolts secure springs to equalizers
    • 1/2" thick links are thicker than standard straps for greater durability
  • Bushings fit into spring eyes to help maintain a well-functioning system and ensure proper sizing for suspension bolts
    • Bronze construction resists corrosion
  • Made in the USA


  • Application: tandem-axle trailers with 1-3/4" double-eye springs
  • Axle spacing: 33"
  • Equalizer dimensions: 2" tall
    • 5-3/4" Long from center-hole to center-hole
  • Shackle strap length: 2-1/4" from center hole to center hole
  • Kit includes:
    • 2 Equalizers
    • 14 Flange nuts
    • 2 Shoulder bolts
    • 4 Greasable (wet) shoulder bolts
    • (8) 9/16" x 1-3/4" Bushings
    • 4 Shackle links
    • 4 Shackle link assemblies
  • 5-Year limited warranty

K71-359-00 Dexter Axle Heavy Duty Suspension Kit for Tandem Axle Trailers - 1-3/4" Double Eye Springs

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Dexter Heavy-Duty Suspension Kit for Tandem-Axle Trailers - 1-3/4" Wide Double Eye Springs - K71-359-00

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (98 Customer Reviews)

Suspension kit includes equalizers and hardware for attaching 4 leaf springs to the hangers on your trailer's frame. Works with 33" axle spacing. Built-in grease zerks for easy lubrication. Heavy-duty shackle straps ensure strength.

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This kit was installed on my Ez Loader custom boat trailer that is about 14 years old. The trailer was making a lot of noise mostly noticeable in the campground driving slow and turning sharp. After installing this kit the boat trailer made almost no noise making the same maneuvers. This kit was probably overkill for my boat trailer, but it deserves a 5 star review. 694803

After 1 year of light use this kit has operated as expected. The creaking noise is not longer an issue. Still think this was overkill for my needs, but for the money does seem like good value for what I got.
hboy - 08/28/2020


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Installed easily. Air tools are handy for this. Trailer is much quieter and being able to lube the bushings is a good idea. Hopefully will be less wear but can't know w/o taking it apart. So far I'm happy with this choice. 688498

Greased them the other day at the boat launch. Still had grease and looked like they are wearing good.
David L - 08/16/2020


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Without hesitation I would reorder from etrailer.com again. The parts were perfect and the information pertaining to leaf springs was right on. 673105

Product is functioning Perfectly
Robert - 07/21/2020


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Product work beautiful It took 2 hours from start to finish to install the whole kit The staff at the e trailer was very helpful 678501

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The shackles are twice as thick as the factory ones we replaced. With the Zerk fittings will should be much stronger and more secure. 680505

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Although I have not installed the trailer suspension part yet, they look stout and well made! I am looking forward to pulling my 1985 Hudson with the new upgrades! I really like the emails that's I receive periodically from etrailer too, informative and timely! I suggest the you subscribe. And lastly, I ordered the product on Tuesday and had it in hand Friday! Texas to Pennsylvania. 549637

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After discovering that I needed to replace the deformed leaf springs on our 2013 tandem axle 24' travel trailer due to a frightful traffic incident in June, I decided to upgrade to a "wet bolt" suspension system since it would entail very little extra work during the repair effort. I settled on this kit due to the fact that there aren't any non-metallic components to degrade and we don't travel thousands of miles every year. I've already completed the installation, and was really impressed with the robustness and precision fit of every component. The grease channels were cleanly drilled in each bolt, and all of the threaded grease fittings worked perfectly. I have no doubt that the trailer will be more stable and quieter during our future travels. 581388

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Excellent product. I did strip a nut trying to draw one of the pins in instead of pounding it in like the instructions said. Otherwise everything went together without a hitch. Used a 5/8 bolt to remove the nylon bushings. Threaded it into the bushing a little and then pounded them out I used a half inch carriage bolt with nuts and washers to install the bushings instead of pounding them in. Worked pretty slick. Looking forward to many trouble free miles 651475

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I have 6 and 1/8 th equalizers . i used Dexter heavy duty supension kit K71-359-00 removed bushings from equalizers in kit . removed old plastic bushing from my equalizers drilled 13/64 hole in center of top hole taped hole with 1/4 by 28.for grease zert replaced brass bushings from equalizers in kit to my equalizers then put it all together. great kit 585401

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Fit perfect for my dexter 3500 axles. No more squeaking or clunking!!! 655323

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The only issue I had, which was to be expected, was when you install the brass/bronze ? bushing insert/sleeve, even using a snap on bushing installer tool, it mushrooms and deforms a bit. No biggie, run a file or drill bit thru and teat fit the bolts. Pre lube/slather in marine grease and good to go, as the grease fittings may be hard to reach and you find yourself not lubing it as often as you shoud. Eliminated all popping when turning in a parking lot from the trailer. I'm sure these will eventually wear and develope some slop but the other alternative of paper thin nylon bushings doesnt work with me. Price was right.And was best price after my research. 718435

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nice just what i needed 896585

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A great improvement over stock 896170

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by: 09/25/2020


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by: 09/20/2020

The spring hanger bolt should be drilled and fitted with a zerk grease fitting like the others. Makes it more accessible. 883818

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by: 08/15/2020


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these parts a defiantly heavy duty! Nice to have the grease zerks on the pivots!! Great company to do business!! 860704

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Bolted right up adjusted good. Works just as good as the day I put them 857749

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The product that I purchased and installed with moderate difficulty was as I hoped it would be. More substantial than original equipment. The only concern I have is that after installation the trailer sets about an inch lower on the tires. I may have to add riser blocks over the springs. 853233

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Arrived quickly and in great condition. Will use again 849971

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By parts arrived for my trailer today pretty excited about putting them on. 847574

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This is my second order from etrialer. And just like the first one, it was delivered promptly and correctly. The price was also very competitive with other sites. 845479

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I installed them this spring, here are a few pictures. I also installed all new bushings and greasable pins. It was a good thing I replaced these as the center bushing on my old equalizers were broken. The new equilizers are a couple inches taller than the old one, raise my trailer over an inch. This worked well as my new truck is higher than my old one. 837205

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Extremely pleased with the components of this axle suspension kit. Easy to install and perfect fit my trailer and cargo. 802524

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Everything was perfect, went in well and was good quality. 801102

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