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Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 12" Long Equalizers

Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 12" Long Equalizers

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Leaf-spring mounting kit includes 3-3/4" tall front hangers, 3-3/8" tall center hangers, 5-1/6" tall rear hangers, and necessary hardware. Equalizers are 12" long. Components for mounting axle to springs sold separately. Lowest Prices for the best trailer leaf spring suspension from etrailer. Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 12" Long Equalizers part number APT6SE can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Leaf-spring mounting kit includes 3-3/4" tall front hangers, 3-3/8" tall center hangers, 5-1/6" tall rear hangers, and necessary hardware. Equalizers are 12" long. Components for mounting axle to springs sold separately.


Features:

  • Attaches 4 leaf springs (sold separately) to your trailer frame
    • Use table below to determine hanger location based on type of leaf springs
  • Achieves 4-1/2" or 4-3/4" clearance between trailer frame and axle, depending on axle size
  • Includes:
    • (2) 3-3/4" Tall front hangers
    • (2) 3-3/8" Tall center hangers
    • (2) 5-1/6" Tall rear hangers
    • (2) 12" Long straight equalizers
      • 7/8" Diameter center hole for mounting to hanger
      • 9/16" Diameter side hole for attaching to spring
    • (8) 3-1/2" Long x 9/16" diameter shackle bolts
    • (8) 9/16" Diameter locknuts
    • (2) 4-11/16" Long x 7/8" diameter equalizer bolts
    • (2) 7/8" Diameter castle nuts
    • (2) 2-1/4" Long cotter pins
  • Designed for use on trailers with tandem, 3,500-lb to 8,000-lb axles
  • Does not include components for mounting axle to springs



Hanger Locations for Tandem Axle

Leaf SpringsA - Distance Between Front and Center HangersB - Distance Between Center and Rear HangersC - Distance Between U-BoltsD - Distance Between Center of Axle and Trailer FrameAxle Diameter
SP-160275 (E5226)29-3/4"29-3/4"34-1/2"4-3/4"3"
(typical 5,200-lb to 7,200-lb trailer axle)
SP-230275 (803T3)
SP-232275 (1203T3)
SP-285275 (1403T3)
28-1/2"29-1/2"33"4-1/2"3"
(typical 5,200-lb to 7,200-lb trailer axle)
SP-161275 (E5115)32"32"36-3/4"4-3/4"3"
(typical 5,200-lb to 7,200-lb trailer axle)

Note: The above table provides an indication of where the included hangers can be mounted on your trailer. The distance between the hangers may vary depending on your specific application. Be sure to verify proper positioning before welding.



TSW-16 Tandem Axle Hanger Kit - 2" Slipper Springs - 3,500 lbs to 8,000 lbs

Replaces APT6SE






Customer Reviews

Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 12" Long Equalizers - APT6SE

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (16 Customer Reviews)

Leaf-spring mounting kit includes 3-3/4" tall front hangers, 3-3/8" tall center hangers, 5-1/6" tall rear hangers, and necessary hardware. Equalizers are 12" long. Components for mounting axle to springs sold separately.

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The parts worked great , and where delivered promptly! 634660



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As described and fast delivery. 822797



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Works great. We use this kit on all tr ailers 784415



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Great product. Fit as a direct replacement. No known issues at this time. 770352



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Thanks for you help, I have 7 Trailers tota and will be calling you all for anything i need. 769726



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Product looks great, haven’t installed it yet but appears everything is spot on, shipping was very fast, item came before I was expecting, pricing was awesome and shipping was FREE!!!! 730795



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Great construction, good service and price fast ship 611962



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Right products available in stock with fast delivery and excellent customer focused company. purchased many times from etrailer, never anything but complete satisfaction. 607266



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great product works great built verry w ell 588027



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All part fit. After one year still as day we install. 513091



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Product was recieved quicker than promised and was everything it said it was. Will definately be ordering from etrailer again 498825



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Parts were shipped quickly, customer service was great! The quality of the parts were better than the original. 491244



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The product looks great and the quick delivery was amazing thanks 462323



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Just what I needed and the price was great shipping was free and came very quickly 415418



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All arrived as ordered and arrived in a short time. 282429



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Products were exactly as advertised, very quick processing and delivery. The detailed product information and pictures is what sets E-trailer apart from other sites. Very easy to determine exactly what I needed without all of the return shipping that is sometimes required from other sites when you order the wrong item by mistake. I wish all sites were this easy to use. 48470


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Ask the Experts about this etrailer Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension

  • Spacing Between Hangers With Slipper Springs for 8,000 lb Axles and Hanger Kit
    I checked for you and when installing the 7-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Hook End for 8,000-lb Trailer Axles # SP-285275 with the Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 12" Long Equalizers # APT6SE the distance between the front and center hangers will be 28-1/2", the distance between the center and rear hangers will be 29-1/2", the distance between the U-bolts will be 33" and distance between the center of the axle and trailer frame will be 4-1/2". I made a diagram for you...
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  • Axle Spacing When Using Slipper Spring Equalizer Kit # APT6SE with 26 inch Long Leaf Springs
    Based on your leaf spring length the axle spacing you'd have with the hanger kit part # APT6SE would be right at 33 inches. This kit is designed for use with 9/16 inch bolts like the # 166079 and we would not recommend drilling out the kit to fit a wider bolt.
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  • How Are Slipper Springs Attached to Equalizer and Hangers
    The slipper spring hook of a slipper spring like part # SP-160275 attaches to the equalizer and the eye of the spring attaches to the hangers of Tandem-Axle trailer hanger kit part # APT6SE. I have attached a diagram of how slipper springs are setup. I have also attached a very helpful article that explains slipper spring setups.
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  • Can Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit APT6SE Replace 11-1/4 inch Equalizer
    Are your hangers attached to angle-iron beams that run from side to side on your trailer? That's a pretty unique setup if so. It almost looks like the front one is bent? The equalizer of the kit part # APT6SE that you referenced would work well to replace what you currently have though. This kit does not need bushings provided separately as they are not needed.
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  • Tandem Axle 2 Inch Slipper Spring Suspension Kit with 13-1/8 Inch Long Equalizers
    You will actually just need kit # APT6SE-36 which is the same thing only the equalizers in it are 13-1/8 inches long. The hardware with each is specific to the kits so some of the other parts are different but for 2 inch slipper springs and 13-1/8 inch equalizers kit # APT6SE-36 is the one for you.
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  • How to Determine Axle Spacing on a 5,000 lb Tandem Axle Trailer
    The exact axle spacing will depend on the hanger kit and leaf springs you are using. For example, for a trailer with two 5,000 lb axles, we recommend using hanger kit, # APT6SE, and 4-Leaf Slipper Springs for 5,000 lb Axles, # SP-231275. The spring length and equalizer length will play a big role in determining axle spacing. The hanger kit comes with a 12 inch long equalizer and the 5,000 lb slipper springs are 24-5/8 inches long. For this combination, the distance between the front...
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  • Recommended 8,000 lb Slipper Spring Hanger and Equalizer Kit for 2 Inch Springs
    For your Tandem 8K axles with 2 inch slipper springs, I recommend the Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 12" Long Equalizers # APT6SE. The hangers are to be welded to your trailer frame and the holes on the top of the hangers are for spot welds not bolts. This kit comes with the hardware needed.
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  • How to Determine Hanger Spacing on 5,200 lb Tandem Axle Trailer
    For this combination, the distance between the front hanger and the center hanger should be 32 inches on center. The distance between the center hanger and the rear hanger will be 32 inches on center. This will put the axles 36-3/4 inches apart on center and the center of the axle will be 4-1/2 inches below the trailer frame. Take a look at the image I made for you which shows the spacing you will want for your hangers.
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  • Thickness of the Equalizer in the Triple-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit # APTT6SE
    I went and pulled the Triple-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit # APT6SE from our warehouse to measure the thickness of the equalizer in the kit and found it to be 1/4 inch thick. The equalizer is made by the company Redline.
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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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  • Which Trailer Suspension Hanger Kit Do I Need For 27" Long x 2" Wide Slipper Spring On 6000-lb Axle
    To mount your 27" long slipper springs # SP-160275 you'll need to choose between a kit for single axle trailers or a tandem axle trailer. If you have a single axle trailer you'll want to use the Single-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 3-3/4" Tall Front # APS6SE. If you have a tandem axle trailer you'll want to use the Tandem-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 2" Slipper Springs - 12" Long Equalizers # APT6SE. Since these kits do not come with the mounting bolts to secure the...
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  • Hanger Spacing when Using 12 Inch Long Slipper Spring Equalizer E4541-Z
    It really depends on the springs used. Take a look at the picture I have included that shows hanger spacing based on several different springs. This will be a good guide to reference when mocking up the suspension on your trailer. This is also found on suspension kit page for # APT6SE.
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  • Recommended Hangers for Slipper Spring Suspension
    The 4-Leaf Slipper Spring w/ Open Eye End for 4,300-lb Trailer Axles - 26-1/4" Long # SP-264275 is a 1-3/4 inch wide spring, so I recommend using the Single-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit for 1-3/4" Slipper Springs # APS3SE for these springs if you have a single axle trailer. If you have a tandem axle trailer, you will want to move to 2 inch wide springs like # SP-231275 and use a kit like # APT6SE.
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  • Tandem Axle Hanger Kit for 2 inch Wide Slipper Springs
    Yes, you can mount two 6,000 lb capacity axles that use slipper springs in tandem on your trailer. What you'll need is a tandem axle slipper spring hanger kit like the part # APT6SE which is designed for 2 inch wide springs like what you have. What equalizers do is prevents any of your axles from ever carrying the full weight of the trailer at any time like over a bump. The weight is always "equalized" between the two axles.
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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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  • Hanger Spacing Dimensions for Installing E5115 Slipper Springs on Tandem Axle Trailer
    I was able to find more info on your slipper spring. Looks like you have a Dexter 5115 slipper spring that is 27-1/2 inches long and has a 4k capacity. I attached a picture that has all of the hanger spacing dimensions needed when installing this spring with a hanger kit that uses 12 inch equalizers. The hanger kit you most likely have is the part # APT6SE.
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