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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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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

  • Leaf Springs
  • Springs
  • 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.


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






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   (62 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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The description on the webpage was spot on!. Item shipped fast! 910376



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Great! Perfect fit. Will recommend and use your service in the future. Thanks. 900634



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slipper spring as specified, better than original, fit, and catalogue made selection certain. shipped & delivered on time 854314



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All of the parts came real quick and they fit perfectly! 766621



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Always exceptional service when doing business here. This is a "GO TO" company for us whenever we need trailer parts because of their easy to use website, free shipping, and excellent service. 746815



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Great Products, great service 715666



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I like this company. Parts fit. Good qu ality 713217



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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


Comments
working good, just the right product
Michael - 04/24/2020

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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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Ask the Experts about this Universal Group Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension

  • 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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    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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  • How to Determine if Leaf Springs Will Work on 7,000 lb Trailer Axle
    We may have an option for you but don't have any way to know the current suspension or leaf springs you have on your current trailer axles. The two leaf springs we carry for a 7,000 lb axle are: - Double-Eye Suspension: 6-Leaf Double-Eye Spring for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles - 24-7/8" Long # SP-198275 - Slipper Spring Suspension: 5-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Hook End for 7,000-lb Trailer Axles - 26-5/8" Long # SP-232275 In order to determine if these will fit you will need to measure the...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Slipper Leaf Springs, Equalizer and Wet Bolts for 2009 PJ Dump Trailer 7 x 14 14K
    Yes, the leaf spring part # SP-232275 would work great on a tandem axle 14k trailer like your PJ dump trailer. The equalizer part # TREQ4541 is the correct one to use as well with this spring and trailer. For wet bolts you'd need the part # TRFA71063 for a 7/8 inch center bolt and then part # 126B2 for the 9/16 inch bolts and you'd be set.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • Weight of 5 Leaf 7,000 lb Slipper Spring
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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 Spring Hanger Positioning for 7,000 lb Tandem Axle
    The spring hanger placement is going to be determined by your axle spacing. For example, if your axles are spaced 33 inches apart, as shown in the attached diagram, a 7K axle slipper spring, like # SP-232275, requires a distance of 28-1/2 inches between the front and center hangers and 29-1/2 inches between the center and rear hangers, when using our Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs with 12" Long Equalizers, # APT6SE. I'm not sure exactly where you measured the 26-3/4...
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