5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Hook End for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles - 26-5/8" Long

5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Hook End for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles - 26-5/8" Long

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  • Leaf Springs
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  • Slipper Springs - 2 Inch
  • 26-5/8 Inch Long
  • 7000 lbs
  • Universal Group
Slipper leaf spring acts as part of a trailer's suspension system by providing an attachment point for a 7,000-lb axle. Spring flexes to resist shock and also ensures a smooth ride. Includes bushing with 9/16" inner diameter. Lowest Prices for the best trailer leaf spring suspension from Universal Group. 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Hook End for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles - 26-5/8" Long part number SP-232275 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Universal Group Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - SP-232275

Slipper leaf spring acts as part of a trailer's suspension system by providing an attachment point for a 7,000-lb axle. Spring flexes to resist shock and also ensures a smooth ride. Includes bushing with 9/16" 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
  • Nylon 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: 3,500 lbs
  • Axle capacity: 7,000 lbs
  • Length from center of spring eye to end of spring: 26-5/8"
  • Spring width: 2"
  • Eye diameter with bushing: 9/16"
    • Eye diameter without bushing: 11/16"
  • Leaf thickness: 3/8"
  • Number of leaves: 5
  • Additional dimensions: see table


Hook End Slipper Spring

Part NumberABCDEF
SP-23227511-1/4"22-3/4"26-5/8"12"16-1/16"3-3/16"


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


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 hooked 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.



UNA-232 Universal Group Slipper Trailer Leaf Spring - 5 Leaf - 3,500-lb Capacity

Replaces 1203T3







Video of 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Hook End for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles - 26-5/8" Long


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




Video Transcript for Universal Group Trailer Suspension - Leaf Spring Suspension - SP-232275 Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the 5-Leaf Slipper Spring for 7000 pound trailer axles. It's made from a strong, durable steel construction. It's going to flex to absorb road shock and provide a smooth ride. It also helps reduce wear and tear on your trailer and it's going to ensure a level ride on bumpy and uneven surfaces. Now, it's designed to mount to the trailer frame with hangers or a hanger kit. Those items are sold separately.

If you're in need, you can find them right here at etrailer.com. Over here at the eye, it does include a nylon bushing. Now, the number of leaves for this particular leaf spring is going to be 5. The spring width measuring from edge to edge is going to be right on 2 inches. Then the diameter of the eye is 9/16 of an inch. Now, the spring capacity is 3500 pounds, so it is designed for 7000 pound axles.

A few measurements to go over with you real quick. The most important one that we need to determine is the spring link. That's measuring from the center of the eye to the end of the spring. If we take that measurement, that measurement is going to be 26-5/8 of an inch. From the center of the eye to the highest point of the slipper end, so measuring to about this point right here, that's going to measure 24-7/8 of a inch.

From the center of the eye to the center of the spring, so to this point right here, that's going to measure 11-3/16 of an inch. Then we also need to know what the spring height is. If we turn it this direction, I'm going to create a straight line going from the center of the eye to the top of the slipper end and I'm going to measure from the top of the spring to that straight line and that should give us our spring height. For this one, it's right around 3 inches. Now, please keep in mind that to ensure proper axle alignment and suspension performance, it is always recommended that leaf springs should be replaced in pairs. That's going to do it for today's look at the 5-Leaf Slipper Spring for 7000 pound trailer axles..


Customer Reviews

5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Hook End for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles - 26-5/8" Long - SP-232275

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (54 Customer Reviews)

Slipper leaf spring acts as part of a trailer's suspension system by providing an attachment point for a 7,000-lb axle. Spring flexes to resist shock and also ensures a smooth ride. Includes bushing with 9/16" inner diameter.

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Good price fast service 671048



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Wish they carried 29” leaf springs, but these work as well. 667372



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The springs and clamps that I received from etrailer are perfect replacements for my 7 tn. construction trailer. The product is of good quality as the other products have been. 658103



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The part that I needed 634324



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Parts arrived very quickly! And parts appear to be good quality. Thanks for the good service! 621637



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Great fit, appear to be good quality. Installed well and the trailer is back on the road 620152



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Spring was shipped faster than expected. Fits like it should. I need another one and due to great service I am ordering it from retailer. Thanks for the emails to inform me on the status of my order. 613527



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Great product at a great price. I put these on a 20 ft livestock trailer and have not had any problems. 610054



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Fit as it should,price was good and fast shipping. 604741



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Everything fit and price was good. 604542



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Fit great as a replacement for a broken dexter spring. Has held up well! 590310



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Exactly what I needed at a good value and on time delivery. The only problem was the spring had pushed thru the side of the box and was sticking out about 6 inches. Should have had some packing materials inside the box to prevent or at least limit movement. I have bought here before, always provide a great product and a good price. 586429



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Over the years I have done business with etrailer and I have yet to have a problem or even send something back 577851



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Everything fit as described. Shipping was fast 563709



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Excellent Seller & super fast delivery. Parts fit exactly with no problems. Repeat customer. Will be back. Highly recommended. 562600



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etrailer has been a painless company to deal with. There web site is spot on and very informative. Working at a company that has over 30 towable pieces of equipment and the availability of a wide range of parts has been a joy. The quality has been very good the delivery is always on time and the prices are way with in reason. The best part is being able to order on line and having a very well designed web store. 546741



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These lease Springs were exactly what I needed and Nick understood where I was trying to do and made it simple thanks for your help!! 539531



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Great product. Fitment is spot on. Extreamly fast shipping!! 523606



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Some times leaf spring are a pain in the butt, they change with age. After speaking to Michael H we came to an agreement that this was indeed the correct spring, New U-bolts and all arrived Fast. Thanks for your help and speedy shipping. 505155



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I ordered these products to rebuild a 1966 equipment trailer that had some serious suspension issues due to poor repair work by previous owners. I was very impressed by your quality and service and plan on placing an order in the near future. 498764



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It was a perfect fit and I am very sati sfide 487448



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Perfect fit, :45 min to install both. 484523



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exactly what i ordered. great fit and when the first order didn't contain it, customer service is second to none they sent another right away. will definitely continue to do business with you 459964



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Good quality springs and bolts, revived the suspension on the trailer. Quck turn around and delivery. 452039



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First one broke after two weeks, But etrailer sent out a replacement without even asking. Will be doing more business with them. 447652



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Sub-par packaging as boxes arrived full of holes from product bouncing around inside. Thankfully it's difficult to damage leaf springs. Appears to be a quality product and the shipping was very quick 432691



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I ordered on Monday around 8 am and received confirmation that my order shipped within 2 hours later. Received my order in 2 days! Quality seems very good. happy with my purchase. 432231



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The product itself was in great condition and very well packed. I want to say that when I was ordering I received great customer service. The company I work for was in a bind to get the products quick. Everything came right on time. We will use them again for sure! 397423



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Perfect fit on 7ton delta gooseneck tra iler 395380



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Great service 394359



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Very pleased with the product and the quick delivery. It put my trailer back on the road with quality springs.......no more worries. I would recommend etrailer.com to anyone! 381945



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I work trailer daily! Product is well worth the price 366894



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Product was ordered on Sunday delivered on Wednesday install fit perfect. I will continue to use etrailer for all my trailer needs. 360137



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works just fine as I needed to replace a broken spring 334143



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Everything went Great!!! 331509



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Parts just as described. Fast service easy to deal with. 328938



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Fast shipping! Ordered Monday arived Wednesday. Very happy best price by far. Will be ordering from etrailer again! 325129



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nice stuff 301908



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Received the springs yesterday. Will let you know how they work out after they are installed. The look good! 287936


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Have not finished installing them yet

Richard - 08/26/2017

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Thank you, easy website to use! 255592



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Excellent product selection, great prices and fantastic service. I will be back when I need parts for my 7 ton tag a long trailer. 247336



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Direct replacement, easy installation. Everything worked as it should have. The only issue is one of the 4 springs was missing due to UPS tearing up the box. Etrailer submitted a claim and I got the replacement part right away. Will keep their website in my favorites for sure. 237643



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The product was the exact measurement of the oem product. AAAA 234336



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Shipper than my trailer manufacture, came on time Thanks 228501



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These springs fit our Appalachian deck over equipment perfectly. I will definitely call etrailer for any of our future trailer repair needs. I included before and after pictures. 194263



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Just what I ordered, fit well. Good web site, easy to find the right part. 189164



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Shipped quickly. Delivered at the exact time as asked. Correct product shipped. Great experience. 183858



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exactly what i was looking for. the part discription and spec and demension chart was spot on . it couldent have been any easier 174742



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Product met criteria specification. 162387



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Jan was a great help and the products were as described. Will order again from E-Trailer. My only concern is the packaging, when I received my order, the outer box was ripped, the smaller inner box was also open. Luckily, all the nuts were still in the main box, but the nuts could have fallen out in transit. 154880


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  • Hanger Kit and Slipper Spring Spacing for Tandem 7,000 lb Axles to Add 16 Inch Wheels
  • The spacing is going to depend on the size of your tires, so let's start with that. For a 16 inch wheel/tire combo with an 8 on 6-1/2" bolt pattern the best option is a ST235/80R16 size tire with a load range of G to handle the capacity of your tandem 7,000 lb axles. A ST235/80R16 tire will measure nearly 31 inches in diameter so if your axles centers are spaced 36 inches apart you will have plenty of room. For the slipper springs you were right on with the 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/...
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  • Replacement 5 Leaf Slipper Spring for a Tandem Axle Dump Trailer with Two 6K Axles
  • If your current springs have 5 leaves then going to a 7 leaf spring will increase the height of the trailer a little and make the trailer more susceptible to sway. Regarding capacity if you go with springs rated higher than what is required it will be very stiff and can cause a very rough ride on the trailer. For the best ride I recommend sticking with the recommended size # SP-232275 and I do recommend replacing all of the springs at the same time to avoid uneven wear.
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  • Replacement Slipper Leaf Spring for 4 x 8-Foot Harbor Freight Folding Trailer
  • We do carry a range of trailer suspension parts including leaf springs, both double-eye and slipper types like your 2-inch-wide slipper spring. However, the shortest such slipper springs are 26-5/8-inches long. These are intended for applications on axles with weight ratings from 4K up to 8K. Our slipper springs' lengths are taken from the center of the eye to the far end of the spring, as on the linked image of part # SP-232275 (dimension C). We do have a 20-3/8-inch-long double eye...
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  • Replacement Triple Axle Hanger Kit for 2015 Kaufman Car Hauler with 7k Axles
  • What you have is a slipper spring setup on your 2015 Kaufman car trailer. So what you need for a triple axle hanger kit then is the part # APTT6SE which comes with everything needed. If you need new leaf springs too you'd want the 7k rated part # SP-232275 for each one.
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  • Recommended Triple or Quad Axle Suspension for Trailer Build
  • Since you are building a trailer I first want to state that using quad axles isn't ideal. It will cause tire scrub as there becomes too broad an axle base for the trailer to track as nicely. That is why most trailers will use tandem or triple axles as needed for load capacity. If you just want to add the 4th axle for overbuild reasons it will bite you as you will need to replace tires more often. Most of the professional semi flat bed trailers that have the quad axles are for transporting...
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  • Converting from Double-Eye Leaf Springs to Slipper Springs on my Triple Axle Trailer
  • When looking to convert your triple axle double eye spring trailer to slipper springs, I recommend going with the 5-Leaf Slipper Spring, # SP-232275, for your 7,000 LB axles. This spring has a 3,500 LB capacity, an axle capacity of 7,000 LBS, and the height of this spring is the same as your current 6-Leaf Double-Eye Spring, # SP-198275. When it comes to whether there will be a change in the ride height when switching from double eye springs to the slipper springs, this is going to depend...
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  • Proper Configuration of Trailer Suspension Components
  • The proper configuration of trailer suspensions is shown in the linked article. In a triple-axle set up on each side of the trailer there will be a total of four spring hangers welded to the trailer, two equalizers and four sets of shackle straps. Please refer to linked photo taken from the article. I also included an article concerning axle placement on trailers and a link to our main page for all trailer suspension parts.
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  • Will Dexter Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit # HAP-105-205-01 Fit Dexter 7000 Axles on Dump Trailer
  • If you have 2 inch wide 7k slipper springs like the part # SP-232275 and your current axles are 38 inches apart on center the hanger kit part # HAP-105-205-01 that you referenced would be what you'd need.
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  • Spring Hanger Spacing Dimensions for a Tandem Axle Slipper Spring Suspension on a 14,0000 lb Trailer
  • The hanger spacing for a tandem axle trailer suspension setup can be determined, but you need to take into account the axle spacing needed for the overall diameter of your wheel and tire combination and the springs you will be using. Lets say that you plan on using 4 of the 5-Leaf Slipper Springs, # SP-232275, for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles, and that your wheel and tire combinations are the Karrier ST235/85R16 Wheel and Tire, # AM32764. The AM32764 wheel and tires overall diameter is...
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  • Slipper Springs vs. Double Eye Springs, Would Either Cause Severe Alignment Problems
  • Both slipper springs and double eye springs will work just as well as the other as long as they are rated for the weight of the trailer. Typically slipper springs are seen more on the heavier capacity trailers. The issue you are having would not have anything to do with your leaf spring style. You either have worn out suspension components on your trailer or the axle/spindle/hub has serious problems that need to be addressed. I would recommend you either examine everything I just mentioned...
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  • Measurements for 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/Hook End for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles SP-232275
  • The B measurement for slipper spring # SP-232275 is from the center of the eye to the part of the opposite end where it levels out after the bend. The spring eye center to the end is 26-5/8 inches. The overall length would be about 27 inches. With worn springs they will flatten out some and have slightly different measurements than a new spring. That is likely what is going on here. Out of the available options for 2 inch wide slipper springs for 7,000 pound axles # SP-232275 is the...
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  • How to Select Replacement Trailer Leaf Springs for 5K Axles
  • Trailer leaf springs should always be replaced in pairs and selection of new springs should be based on the axle weight rating, the spring eye-to-eye length and the number of leaves in the spring. The linked articles on trailer suspensions will be of interest. The linked page displays all of our leaf springs, both double-eye and slipper types. You can use the filters on the age to select your axle capacity (I am thinking two 5K axles) to then see suitable-rated leaf springs. For example,...
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  • Trailer Slipper Spring to Replace Dexter 072-032-00 Spring
  • I did a little research and found that slipper spring # SP-232275 does have similar specs and measurements as Dexter spring 072-032-00. Both are 2 inches wide, 5-leaf slipper springs but # SP-232275 is 26-5/8 inches long with 3,500 pound capacity for 7,000 pound axles. I have linked a video review of this spring for you.
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  • Recommended Slipper Spring And U-Bolt Kit For Trailer With 7,000 Lb Axle
  • We have just what you are looking for. The slipper springs we offer for a 7,000 lb axle are part # SP-232275. This is a 5-leaf spring that measures 26-5/8 inches long and 2 inches wide. It is always recommended to replace both sides of the trailer suspension at the same time to make sure they wear evenly and support the trailer evenly as well. You can check out the attached photo with the dimensions noted for the leaf spring. When checking the dimension of the spring you will want to...
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  • Slipper Spring Recommendation with 11-1/4 inches From Eye Center to Bolt Center
  • We have the slipper spring part # SP-232275 which has 11-1/4 inches from the center of the eye hole to the spring pack bolt. It is also 26-5/8 inches long. It has a 7,000 lb axle capacity as well.
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  • Recommendation To Replace Slipper Spring And Bushings
  • Yes, you will need to replace the spring with something like Item # SP-232275. It is best to replace all springs at the same time so that you have even support and maintenance for the trailer. We do not carry 2 inch never fail bushings. I contacted Lippert Components who manufactures never fail bushings and they do not have a 2 inch option available at this time. It also sounds like you have a new axle. Your hubs and axle shaft/spindle should work together so long as the bearing...
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  • Fender to Tire Clearance Recommendation for a 5k Rated Trailer Slipper Spring
  • The only 5,000 lb rated trailer leaf spring we offer is the Slipper Spring part # 1003T3. The distance from where the spring bows up to where the hangers of the spring are is 3 inches. So if the spring were to completely flatten out the axle would have to move 3 inches. I would recommend 4 inches of clearance between the fender and the top of the tire just to be safe.
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  • Hanger Spacing Used When Installing Triple Axle Slipper Spring Kit
  • I can give you a general estimate but the only way to get it just right is to mock up all the parts to determine the proper locations prior to permanently installing everything. On a triple axle trailer with 2 inch wide slipper springs the distance from the first and second hangers would be approximately 28-1/2 inches. From the second to third hangers it would be approximately 33 inches. And from the third to fourth hangers it would be approximately 28-1/2 inches. For this set up the...
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  • If Slipper Spring Disconnected When Jacking Up Trailer Will It Be Okay to Reinstall Spring
  • As long as none of the hangers are damaged you should be fine to reinstall the slipper spring on your trailer. You'd want to double check to make sure there is no damage to the suspension in anyway. If you need new hangers I attached a link to this page that has all of the slipper spring hangers we carry for you to check out.
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  • Could Slipper Spring # SP-232275 Fit 2013 Kaufman EZ4
  • If your 2013 Kaufman EZ4 trailer has a 7,000 axle and uses slipper springs that are 26-5/8 inches long then the leaf spring part # SP-232275 that you referenced will fit and work well. We don't have a way of looking up what your trailer's suspension has so I am unable to find that info for you.
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  • Dimensions of U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb # APUBR
  • The U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb, Round Trailer Axles - 7-1/4" Long U-Bolts # APUBR-9 you asked about has overall bracket dimensions of 5-1/4 by 3-3/4 inches. The center on center hole measurements are 3-3/4 inches for your u-bolts and 2-5/8 inches between them for your leaf springs. Most double eye leaf springs will be 1-3/4 inch wide like # SP-198275 where slipper springs can be 2 inch like # SP-232275 and still work with this kit. Wider slipper springs like the...
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