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Dexter 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Flat End for 10,000-lb Trailer Axles - 30-1/2" Long

Dexter 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Flat End for 10,000-lb Trailer Axles - 30-1/2" Long

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Slipper leaf spring acts as part of a trailer's suspension system by providing an attachment point for a 10,000-lb axle. Spring flexes to resist shock and also ensures a smooth ride. Includes rubber bushing with 3/4" inner diameter. Great Prices for the best trailer leaf springs from Dexter. Dexter 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Flat End for 10,000-lb Trailer Axles - 30-1/2" Long part number DX23QR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Dexter Trailer Leaf Springs - DX23QR

  • Slipper Springs
  • 2-1/2 Inch
  • 30-3/4 Inch Long
  • 10000 lbs
  • 5 Leaf
  • Flat End
  • Painted
  • Dexter

Slipper leaf spring acts as part of a trailer's suspension system by providing an attachment point for a 10,000-lb axle. Spring flexes to resist shock and also ensures a smooth ride. Includes rubber bushing with 3/4" inner diameter.


Features:

  • Leaf spring acts as part of your trailer's suspension system
    • Provides attachment point for your trailer's axle
  • Multiple leaves allow flexibility to absorb road shock
    • Allows for a smooth ride
    • Reduces wear and tear on trailer
    • Ensures level ride on bumpy and uneven surfaces
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Rubber bushing included
  • Pre-mounted hangers or aftermarket hanger kit (sold separately) required for installation
    • Eye of spring attaches to hanger mounted on trailer frame
    • Slipper end slides into hanger or equalizer


Specs:

  • Quantity: 1 leaf spring
  • Spring capacity: 5,000 lbs
  • Axle capacity: 10,000 lbs
  • Length from center of spring eye to end of spring (unloaded): 30-1/2"
  • Spring width: 2-1/2"
  • Eye diameter with bushing: 3/4"
    • Eye diameter without bushing: 2"
  • Leaf thickness: 7/16"
  • Number of leaves: 5




Note: To ensure proper axle alignment and suspension performance, leaf springs should always be replaced in pairs.


Leaf spring dimensions

Leaf springs are an integral part of your trailer suspension system. The leaf springs provide the attachment points for your trailer's axle, suspending it from the frame of your trailer. Each spring flexes to absorb road shock as you travel, allowing the axle to move somewhat independently of the rest of your trailer. This helps to reduce wear and tear on the trailer and also ensures a smooth ride.


Slipper leaf springs attach to hangers that are welded onto your trailer. The eye of this spring will attach to the front hanger with a suspension bolt. The slipper end of the spring will slide into the rear hanger. If you have a tandem- or triple-axle trailer, the slipper end will slide into the equalizer that connects multiple springs. The shape of the slipper end of a leaf spring may vary slightly due to differences among trailer manufacturers. Because of this, it's important to check your leaf spring's slipper end before purchasing a replacement spring.


To mount this spring, you will need hangers, a suspension bolt, and possibly a spring keeper bolt, depending on the design of the rear hanger. If you are simply replacing a spring, you may still have hangers welded onto your trailer, but it would be wise to replace the bolts as they can experience wear. It is also recommended that you replace the other leaf spring in your setup at the same time. Because springs can sag and elongate as they wear, this new spring may not exactly match the old one, and the alignment of your trailer could be affected.


If you are fabricating a trailer, you will need to purchase a hanger kit for installation. To determine the type of hanger kit that you need, you must know the specific type of leaf spring that you have, as well as your axle capacity. Depending on the hanger kits used with them, springs can be configured to work for single-, tandem- or triple-axle applications. Hangers and other suspension components can also be purchased separately if there isn't a complete kit that works for your setup.



072-080-01 Dexter Axle Slipper Trailer Leaf Spring - 5 Leaf - 5,000-lb Capacity

Replaces UNA-298, US-3089, and TS885-5





Video of Dexter 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Flat End for 10,000-lb Trailer Axles - 30-1/2" Long

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Review of Dexter Axle Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - Leaf Springs - DX23QR

Hello everybody. This is Jeff for the etrailer.com. Today, we're gonna take a look at the Dexter, 30-1/2 inch long, 5-leaf slipper spring with the flat end for 10,000 lbs trailer axles. Now this slipper leaf spring will act as part of your trailer suspension system. The spring will provide attachment point for your trailer's axle. And this one uses multiple leaves to allow flexibility to absorb road shock.

This one has a total of 5 leaves. It does allow for a nice smooth ride, reduces wear and tear on your trailer. And it ensures a nice level ride on bumpy and uneven surfaces. Now to install this spring, it does require pre mounted hangers or aftermarket hanger kit for installation. Those items we do sell separately on our website, basically the eye of the spring right here on this set, attaches to the hanger mounted on your trailer frame, and this end, this is slipper spring end this'll slide into a hanger or equalizer.

This is a sturdy steel construction. This one has the rubber bushes with the steel sleeve is included and the eye diameter of that steel sleeve is 3/4 of an inch. Few specs on this it's for quantity of 1 leaf spring. The spring capacity is 5,000 lbs. So the axle this will fit on is a 10,000 lbs size axle.

Okay, I will give you few measurements on this, the two critical measurements. First, one's going to be the length of the spring and that's measured from the center of the spring eye. All the way to the end of the set so for total length, take measure from the center all the way there. It's about 30-1/2 inches for the total length. The axle location.

And that measurement is going to be again, your axle will be located right here in the middle of the spring. So the measurement for that is from the center of the eye to the center of the leaf spring. So initially if we measure, is going to be right at 13-1/2 inches. And the spring with on this, is 2-1/2 inches but that should do it for the review on this Dexter, 30-1/2 inches long, 5-leaf slipper spring with the flat end for 10,000 lbs trailer axles..


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Dexter 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Flat End for 10,000-lb Trailer Axles - 30-1/2" Long - DX23QR

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Slipper leaf spring acts as part of a trailer's suspension system by providing an attachment point for a 10,000-lb axle. Spring flexes to resist shock and also ensures a smooth ride. Includes rubber bushing with 3/4" inner diameter.

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