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Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers w/ Never Fail Bushings - Double Eye Springs - Triple Axle - 3K to 6K

Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers w/ Never Fail Bushings - Double Eye Springs - Triple Axle - 3K to 6K

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These rubberized equalizers replace the standard equalizers on your triple-axle trailer's double-eye leaf spring suspension. The rubber cores absorb road shock and help reduce chucking for a smooth ride. Includes 10 maintenance-free bushings. Lowest Prices for the best trailer leaf spring suspension from Lippert Components. Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers w/ Never Fail Bushings - Double Eye Springs - Triple Axle - 3K to 6K part number LC281314 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Lippert Components Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - LC281314

  • Equalizer Upgrade Kit
  • Equalizers
  • Double Eye Springs
  • 5-1/2 Inch Long
  • Triple Axle
  • Lippert Components

These rubberized equalizers replace the standard equalizers on your triple-axle trailer's double-eye leaf spring suspension. The rubber cores absorb road shock and help reduce chucking for a smooth ride. Includes 10 maintenance-free bushings.


Features:

  • Leaf-spring suspension upgrade kit provides a smooth ride for your triple-axle trailer
    • Designed for use on triple-axle trailers with double-eye leaf springs that have 2 EQ-105 equalizers (TREQ105)
  • Cushioned equalizers replace the cast equalizers that came standard on your trailer
    • Rubber cores minimize chucking (back-and-forth movement) and help to absorb road shock
    • Sturdy steel bodies have corrosion-resistant zinc plating
  • 10 Maintenance-free Never Fail bushings included
    • Extra-durable, modified polyamide construction never wears out
    • Self-lubricating - no messy grease required
  • Quick, simple installation
    • Bushings insert into equalizer bolt holes
    • Center hangers (sold separately) suspend equalizers
    • Springs attach to ends of equalizers with bolts and shackle straps (sold separately)


Specs:

  • Application: triple-axle trailers with double-eye leaf springs
  • Axle capacity: 3,000 lbs - 6,000 lbs
  • Center and top bolt hole diameters (w/ bushings installed): 9/16"
  • Warranties:
    • 1-Year limited for equalizers
    • Lifetime for Never Fail bushings


Lippert 281314 Equa-Flex dimensional diagramLippert Equa-Flex Dimensional Diagram

Absorbs Road Shock and Reduces Chucking

Upgrade your trailer's suspension for a smoother ride with these cushioned Equa-Flex equalizers. These units deliver a ride as smooth as you'd get with torsion axles, but at a fraction of the cost. The rubber cores effectively absorb vibrations and bumps and reduce the back-and-forth movement known as chucking. Unlike standard cast equalizers, the Equa-Flex's rubber cores soak up this energy like a sponge instead of transferring it to your trailer and cargo. The result is a more comfortable ride with less wear and tear on your trailer.


Never Fail Bushings

Never Fail bushings are designed to be the last bushings you'll ever need for your trailer's suspension system. Their modified polyamide construction is extra-durable and can outlast nylon or bronze bushings. Plus, Never Fail bushings are maintenance-free and self-lubricating - no need to use messy grease, replace, or worry about them for as long as they are on your trailer.


Note: Never Fail bushings should be used with standard suspension bolts only. Do not use wet bolts with these bushings as the grease can cause the bushings to degrade.


Easy Installation

Illustration of a triple axle trailer suspension system

It's easy to upgrade your trailer's standard suspension with a set of cushioned Equa-Flex equalizers. To begin, insert one Never Fail bushing into each of the bolt holes on the equalizers. Each EQ-105-style equalizer includes a suspension bolt to attach the equalizer to the front of the middle leaf spring on your trailer. You will need an additional 16 standard suspension bolts and 12 shackle straps (each sold separately) to incorporate the equalizers into your trailer's suspension system. Four of the suspension bolts will be used to suspend the equalizers from the center hangers, and the other 12 bolts will be used with the shackle straps to attach the equalizers to the double-eye leaf springs. If you would like to replace the bolts that attach the springs to your front and rear hangers as well, you will need 4 additional suspension bolts (sold separately).



281314 Lippert Components (LCI) Trailair Equa Flex Rubberized Suspension Enhancement Equalizers for Triple Trailer Axles - 3,000 lbs to 6,000 lbs Capacity

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Video of Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers w/ Never Fail Bushings - Double Eye Springs - Triple Axle - 3K to 6K

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Customer Reviews

Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers w/ Never Fail Bushings - Double Eye Springs - Triple Axle - 3K to 6K - LC281314

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (71 Customer Reviews)

These rubberized equalizers replace the standard equalizers on your triple-axle trailer's double-eye leaf spring suspension. The rubber cores absorb road shock and help reduce chucking for a smooth ride. Includes 10 maintenance-free bushings.

- LC281314
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Installed in a Tri-axel Raptor. Great product, awesome ride when I was done. Thanks for a great product at the right price 693531



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I received my Equa-flex cushioned equalizers along with the Never-Fail bushing kit both by Lippert. I did take delivery as projected by etrailer and have had them installed on my 5th wheel. So far, they are performing well and have given me peace of mind as we prepare to embark on a 10 - 15K trip to the west and northwest U.S. from Florida. etrailer services and tech center were excellent. Cathy T.is exceptional! 609473


Comments
Still going strong. We are considering more suspension enhancement in the future. etrailer will be our primary resource.
Joseph - 03/03/2020

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- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


We are so happy to learn about etrailer from our friend. Our experience ordering from etrailer was so pleasant working with Crystal. She was very knowledgeable and everything that we needed to replace the springs on our trailer and recommended items that we would need to make our installation perfect! Thank you so much for being available. We will definitely recommend etrailer to our friends and family. 474749



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Great product, great company to deal with. Install was a little challenging but worth it I hope. Took trailer for a test run after install, trailer rode smoother. The only thing i could add would be, if I have 2-1/4” shackle plates I don’t need the 3-1/4” plates, maybe reduce the cost a little. 492572



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Excellent and on time. 693620



- LC314336
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Worthy upgrade from the stock factory Equalizers, I have a much improved ride it is smother less bounce and jerkiness. Install was straight forward remove the bolts holding the old equalizers on just make sure you have a couple of jacks and jack stands as I needed to tease the springs back into place. Use the jack stands to hold up the trailer and jacks to move the axle and spring into proper alignment with the new equalizers. The fit isn't the same as the old ones I had but more then easy to get the bolt holes to line up. Also don't be surprised the factory bushings are worn out, replaced mine with brass bushings and they can be greased. 574906



- LC257486
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Etrailer is definitely the company to order from--best prices, fast shipping, and courteous service. We have no option other than to use this Lippert part on our fifth-wheel and replace it every other year because we travel so many miles. Will definitely continue to order from Etrailer. 192532



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Good pricing and very speedy delivery, product arrived in good shape and exactly as described. I would recommend working with eTrailer on anything you need for your trailer. 527750



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I purchased this product to upgrade my suspension on a brand new travel trailer that I was going to pull to Alaska. I had heard that the roads could be a bit rough and hard on trailer suspensions and did not want to break anything because of the relative inflexibility of the stock system. The product was super easy to install, but I ended up using the longer shackle brackets that were in the suspension upgrade I purchased because I could not get the stock length brackets to line up correctly with the leaf springs. This resulted in a lot more suspension travel than I was anticipating, but seemed to do no harm as a result. The trailer pulled wonderfully all the way to Alaska and back, and did not result in any major upheavals within the trailer. The extra flexibility in the suspension did make it a bit trickier to level the trailer however, requiring greater block thickness on the side that needed to be raised. But ultimately this was no big deal. Ultimately I can only imagine how the stock system would have performed, and my imagination suggests that it would have not been a pretty sight inside the trailer. 694384



- LC314336
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I was somewhat surprised that the item already had scratches on it like someone had tried to install them before. Otherwise I’m looking forward to using them on my next trip. 539475



- LC279688
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I upgraded to the 6-8000 lbs. Equlizers on my 2014 Redwood fifth wheel . I have had 2 leaf springs break within 2 months . I did some reasearch and found an issue with the shackle bushings failing so I also went with the heavy duty wet bolt kit. Included is a video of the equlizers doing their job. 516452



- LC257486-2
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I replaced the stock "Dexter" equalizers with these as part of a project to replace the springs to correct axle tracking problem. They do a great job with road vibration, the items I left on a counter were still there. They would have been on the floor before the replacement. 420656



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


They work as described............ Planned on installing "Never Fail Bushing" in place of the Bronze factory installed ones...............NOT POSSIBLE. The inside diameter of the bushing hole is undersized and not 11/16"............ Kind of disappointing. What do I do later when the Bronze bushings wear out??? Buy another set of equalizers?? 450796


Comments
Leroy,I contacted Lippert and it is possible to change out the integrated bronze bushings for never fail bushings on the sides of the equalizer. The original bushings can be switched out for 11/16 bushings.
-- Heather A - 11/10/2017

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- LC279688
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Received the equalizer a little after lunch today. Had the passenger side of the trailer done in about an hour after some choice words getting the old one off. Putting this in was simple, and should make a good ride and stop wearing my tire out. 327087



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Product arrived on time and in good condition. Installation is no problem, took about 2 hours. Test drove unit about 30 miles after installation. Must drive more miles before I can rate performance of the product. 469210


Comments
Works good trailer seems to ride better
Robert - 01/24/2019

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- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


This is an absolutely wonderful company to do business with. Sending an item back is effortless. I would order again anytime. You can't go wrong! 564241



- LC145545
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


This product is excellent, and every RV should have them installed in place of the inferior manufacture supplied suspension parts. I installed them with minimal tools, and it took about an hour for each side. An impact wrench is very useful for this chore. I would highly recommend this product. 356326



- LC279687
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Looks like a nice product, but I was told that bolts and bushing would be included. The bushings appear to be installed, but there are no bolts leaving me short 6 bolts, 3 per side. Now i will need to order six more bolts or find them locally to finish my project. Those of you buying this product you will need to buy the center hanger bolt and the two shackle mount bolts per side. 433040



- LC145545
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


So far, so good. Haven't really tested them, but the bounce in the suspension is gone and the trailing is significantly better. 341551



- LC279688
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I bought these to replace the worn-out ones I had on my trailer. It was approximately two hours install per side. I purchased all new standard bolts with never fail bushings along with all new straps. I was told I could replace the brass bushings with never fail bushings when I purchased the set. When I received equa-flex equalizers I noticed they all had pressed in brass bushings so I was not able to use the never fail bushings. I had to go down to the local trailer store to to purchase six wet bolts. All in all I am happy I just have six extra bolts and six extra never fail bushings. 445546



- LC145549
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I bought these to replace the original worn out Equa-flex kit on my triple axle toyhauler. My camper is a 2013 model, and all the rubber components were cracked and had lost quite a bit of their elasticity. This kit was a perfect bolt in replacement. Though the kit arrived with some cosmetic blemishes, the quality was better than I expected. The equalizers come with bronze bushings in all but two of the spring eye positions. The bushing were tight, and my new bolts needed to be tapped in. The equalizers fit perfectly with all my suspension components, and all dimensions were correct. I will be paying more attention to my suspension from now on, and hope to get many more years out of these new equalizers. 302117



- LC279688
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Just to say shipping was great and fast, install took place several days later and that went very well also. Plans are to try out the new install in the coming weeks, I see no problems, very satisfied from cost to install even with age and fiscal handicaps. Thanks etrailer for appears to be a solid design product. I would recommend this product over a flex design after 4 years needed replacement. 612517



- LC279688
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


The product is amazing; however, the kit didn’t come with the Stover Nuts to put it all together. I’ve had the kit for a year and just installed it last weekend and noticed it came with no nuts.???? And trying to find 7/16 x 20 Stover Nuts is almost impossible...but I did. I would recommend a little better quality control on the items required to be in the box. I no longer need them since I’ve already purchased them from another source. 650407



- LC279688
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Part arrived in good time and in good shape with bronze bushings. Works great 682369



- LC1594011
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Review from a similar Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Had to replace original tandem axle equalizers due to failure on my 26 foot fifth wheel trailer. (See picture of broken equalizer below) This was an exact replacement with kit LC 1594011, and never fail tandem axle suspension kit LC 81285. This is a very straight forward easy installation, the hardest part of which is jacking and blocking the trailer up to get the weight off the axles. Once the tires are off and the trailer is blocked up the axles move fairly easily to expedite installation of the new tandem equalizers. 435269


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