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Ramp Spring - 2K Torque for 1-1/2" Round Shaft - LH

Ramp Spring - 2K Torque for 1-1/2" Round Shaft - LH

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Redline Trailer Ramp Springs - RS16933LH

  • Single Ramp Spring
  • Left Hand Spring
  • 11 Inch Wide Spring
  • Redline
  • Steel Alloy


  • Left Hand Ramp Spring
  • High quality steel alloy
  • Provides approximately 90 degrees of deflection
  • Measurement of spring legs from coil to tip: 4"
  • Width of coil: 2-1/2"
  • Overall length: 11"
  • I.D. of coil: 1-1/2"
  • Application: 1-1/2" round shaft


NOTE: The bars need to be mounted flat to the surface they are being used on



RS16933LH Ramp Spring - 2K Torque for 1-1/2" Round Shaft - LH





Video of Ramp Spring - 2K Torque for 1-1/2" Round Shaft - LH

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




Video Transcript for Ramp Springs Review

Speaker 1: Today, we're going to be taking a look at, and showing you how to install ramp springs for the 2000 pound torque rate for inch and a half shafts. The left hand side is part number RS16933LH, and for the right, you'll need part number RS16933RH.Now, these springs are designed to aid you in lowering and lifting these heavy ramps. If you don't have any springs installed, you know it can be quite a bit of a pain. As you're lowering your ramp down, you kind of have to be under it. You don't want to just let it drop .. Well, I guess you can, but you might cause damage to it, and vice versa.When you're trying to lift it up, you're going to lift up the entire weight.

With the springs installed, they've got a 2000 pound tension rating, so as we lower the gate, as we raise the gate, it's going to be much, much easier.Now, this is what I would call a medium/heavy duty utility type trailer. We'll also show you on a very heavy duty utility type trailer, the use of two of them for those much larger ramps, the triangulated style ramps. Those tend to be a lot heavier, so we'll show you that, as well.Just to give you an idea, however your ramp's held in place, you'll want to, of course, unsecure that, and then you'll see our ramp's going to come down much easier. It actually kind of floats there. We'll push that down.

That'll keep it closer to the ground. We can get our equipment on and off, then when it's time to shut them back up, much easier process than what you're probably used to, especially if you don't have springs, or if your current springs aren't in good working order.You can see our old spring. It's become worn, and it's not near as effective as it was. You see how that's pointing off, kind of in that rearward direction It just means it's been fatigued over time, so we're going to be able to replace it with a new spring. It's going to give us much more effect.Now, the left hand and right hand is going to determine which side of the pin you're going to be putting it on.

If you want it on the right side, you want a right hand spring, and if it's going on the left side, you're going to want your left hand spring.To ensure we get years of great service out of the ramp springs, they're made of a high quality alloy spring steel, so they're going to return to their original position for years and years.To ensure you have plenty of room, we're going to go over the specifications of the spring, just to give you an idea about the size. From outside of our spring to outside of our spring, we've got 2 1/2 inches. Inside and inside's going to be about and inch and a half. From the spring itself, to the end of each arm that sticks out, is going to be 4 inches, so you definitely want to keep that in mind, and make sure that you've got clearance for that, and also that, that spring will make contact with something within that 4 inch range.To begin your installation, you'll need to remove whatever's holding in your hinge pin. It's going to be the large inch and a half diameter pin that runs through here.

In our case, we've got a bolt and a nylon lock washer. We're going to use a 9/16 to get that removed.You also want to hang on to your hardware, because you're going to need this to put it back in. It keeps this pin from sliding in and out. You can see our old spring mounted here. We'll move our pin out, and the idea is to free that up. Now, this ramp's going to be very heavy, and when you pull that pin, it's going to want to fall down. You need somebody to give you a hand, or if you can handle it yourself, however you want to do it, just make sure, as you pull this pin, that, that doesn't fall down and hurt you.Now, we can remove that old spring, set it aside, and replace it with our new one. Now, we're going to be putting our spring on the other side. We've got an accommodation for one here or here, so it doesn't matter how you want to do it. Make sure you get it where you need it, though. Then, our gate hinge is going to go right in between there. As we install it, we can place that pin through.Now, as we replace our ramp onto the trailer, and install our pin, of course, we want to ensure that the pin passes through the middle of our spring, and we also want to make sure that the flange on the ramp goes in between the spring and the flange on our trailer.Now, to finish it up, we'll just reinstall the hardware that we removed to take that old one off.As we said, with these really heavy ramps, they look about the same as the other ones, but they're much thicker steel. It really is a problem, when it comes time to lower them. You're going to have to fight it. You're really going to have to put weight into it, and it can be slightly dangerous. If you have anything underneath there without steel toes on, you'll likely run into something. Same way, going up. Just make sure you get a good hold it.Then, you're putting yourself right underneath them, so if you we're to slip or your hand comes off, it can come back at you. Those springs are going to help us out a lot, with that situation.Now, just like before, we're pulling that pin out, although this time, we don't have any keepers to put it in, so we'll slide this one on, just like that, bring the pin in, a little further, we can get our other one put on.After we have our springs installed, there's a huge difference in the operation of our ramp. We'll go through that same process as before. You could see it actually hold my ramp there. At that point, we just need to press it down a little bit. That's going to make it much easier getting our equipment up and on it.Now, to raise it up, it takes a lot less effort, as well.Overall, our ramps are going to be much easier to use, but a big key is, they're also going to be much safer. That'll complete our look at the ramp springs.


Customer Reviews

Ramp Spring - 2K Torque for 1-1/2" Round Shaft - LH - RS16933LH

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (173 Customer Reviews)


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These ramp springs really took the work out of raising and lowering my heavy 3 fold ramps needed for a more long and level approach to our 10 ton trailer. I always looked for help when needing to raise them, now I can almost do it with one hand. It took a little work installing them because the old system had to be rebuilt somewhat. I kept the same 1" pins and used a 1 1/16" ID X 1 1/2" OD sleeve for the springs to work on. They were well worth my time. I`d rate this an excellent product.


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Still work great! They gave me a lot more flexability moving equipment without always looking for a hand or trying to raise them myself.
Bill R - 03/20/2018


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Very happy with how fast the delivery was. Keep up the good work, Etrailer!




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We installed spring and lowered ramp. Spring bent and did not assist on lifting ramp anymore. Very disappointed


Comments
The ramp spring is designed to be used with a 1 ½ round pipe not a square pipe which might cause the ramp spring to bind. You also may want to use more than one spring on heavier ramps.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 07/18/2018


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Excellent service and parts. It was actually a pleasure doing business with etrailer. Thank you.




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I was very impressed on the lifting pressure of these springs. The lift weight of my ramps were approximately 75 lb. I added 2 springs per ramp and now can lift a ramp with one finger, approximately 5 Lb. They were a very good addition to my 3 axel gooseneck trailer.




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Very strong spring for a heavy ramp.




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Need two on each side… one is not enough




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Exact replacement




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The existing spring on my fold up ramps were not enough to raise the ramp easily. I added this spring to the ramp and it works great.




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Exactly what I needed. Good price and it was shipped quickly.
Online descriptions were thourough.


Comments
Can someone tell me how to install trailer assist springs, please!
-- comment by: David - 07/19/2013

7h x 8.5w door with wt. of appx.100lbs. ?how many and what size helper springs will I need to install for appx.20-30lb.force to pick-up?
-- comment by: kim k - 08/13/2013



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The springs that I bought save my back every time that I raise or lower my ramp. Fast shipping and, as always, excellent customer service from etrailer.




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Just what I Needed,

Thank you Very
Much.




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Very much satisfy.




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They worked great for the set of ramps I built.




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Unfortunately I am working on a return. I am happy with etrailer. I have been getting great responses nice people. The item want work unfortunately and doesn’t look like you carry the size I need.
Thank you




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My gooseneck trailer has the extra wide ramps on it. Each ramp covers half the trailer. These ramp springs definitely help raise the ramps. I only wish the fingers (as I call them) were about 2 inches longer.




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My 16 ft mower trailer is loaded with tools from the shop rebuild so I have been having to use my 20 ft implement trailer to haul my sub compact tractor on when mowing the in-laws yard. The ramps are very heavy which was never a problem for occasional use but doing it multiple times a week was getting old so I went looking for a solution. These springs were easy to install and made all the difference in the world. The trailer is now much more user friendly. Wish I had bought them years ago.




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Just what I ordered.




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the springs showed up 3 days early and work like advertised




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Great ramp helper springs!!




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MY PART WAS ON BACK ORDER,AND MY REP. CALLED ME WEEKLY TO LET ME KNOW THE STATUS OF MY ORDER TILL THE DAY IT ARRIVED.




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Two points of consideration, first the ramp springs worked great and make a world of difference when lifting my ramps. Second was the instructional video. Which made the install process simple and accurate.




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THEY WORK PERFECTLY. RAMP GO DOWN ABOUT 6 INCHES FRON GROUND AND VERY EASY TO LIFT UP FOR CLOSING.




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Product was as described & fit was good. Delivery was faster than stated. Will require some mods to trailer to gain the best benefit from springs. Will order from etrailer in the future for my trailer needs.


Comments
Im very pleased with my parts. They were delivered in a timely manner. Once I installed they worked perfectly and will purchase from etrailer with all my trailer needs.
Grady P - 03/12/2018


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The parts exceeded our expectations and they will have a new coustomer for life, and I made sure I sent the coustomer all of your info for their future projects , thank you and as far as shipping we had them sent all the way here with standard shipping and they were here in 2 days. Great Working With You.
Eckert Fabrication



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  • Dimensions and Lift Capacity of Ramp Spring # RS16933LH
    I contacted our representative at Redline about Ramp Spring, part # RS16933LH. He informed me that the overall length of the spring is approximately 10-1/2 Inches and the width of the spring is 3-3/4 Inches. The measurement from each ear to center of spring is about 5-1/4 Inches, and the spring is made to fit over 1-1/2 Inch bar. The metal rod that forms the spring is just under 1/2 Inch in diameter. I used photoshop to show the dimensions of Ramp Spring, part # RS16933LH, (see picture). For...
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  • How Many Degrees of Deflection can the Ramp Spring # RS16933LH Do
    The Ramp Spring # RS16933LH that you referenced can do 90 degrees of deflection easily so they would work well for you. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out as well.
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  • Installation Instructions for Redline Left Hand Ramp Spring # RS16933LH
    In addition to watching our video review I attached, to use this spring on your trailer you must have ramp hinge with a 1-1/2 inch diameter rod or pipe where the ramp meets the trailer. The spring slips over the rod with the tension of the spring against the ramp and trailer when the ramp is in the up position. The spring should not be welded to the ramp or trailer, the tension and the rod will hold the spring in place. Note that the Redline Ramp Spring # RS16933LH is a replacement spring...
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  • Wire Diameter of Redline Ramp Spring # RS16933LH
    The Redline Ramp Spring # RS16933LH referenced in your question features an inside coil diameter of 1-1/2 inches (for a 1-1/2 inch shaft) and the wire diameter, as measured with a digital caliper, is 0.465 inches. We do not currently have a ramp spring like this available that matches the 5/8 inch wire diameter that you mentioned. I have attached a short video demonstration on this spring, along with a link that will take you directly to our available selection of springs that you can...
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  • Is 2K Rating for Redline Ramp Spring is Under a Load
    You are correct that the 2K rating of the Ramp Spring # RS16933LH is for when it has a load on it. I spoke with my contact at Redline about your question and they confirmed this. The inch/pound rating that you mentioned is what I found as well.
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  • How to Determine the Length of Cable to Use on an Enclosed Trailer Ramp Door
    If you lower the ramp door on the trailer you can determine where you would attach a cable. Measure from that point diagonally to the upper corner of the opening, same side, and you would need a cable at least that long. Or, you could measure the height of the opening (A) and the length of the door when opened (B). Then you would multiply (A x A) + (B x B) = C squared. So if the opening and the ramp were both 8 feet tall you would do 8 x 8 = 64 + 8 x 8 = 64 to get 128. Then you would take...
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  • Ramp Spring Recommendation for 200 lb Door/Ramp on a 1-1/4 inch Shaft
    For a 200 lb door/ramp that is on a 1-1/4 inch shaft the part # RS16933LH and # RS16933RH would be a great choice. These ramps provide 2,000 lbs of torque which would be needed for a ramp that weighs as much as yours and is as long as yours. The spring is designed for a 1-1/2 inch shaft, but we have checked before and have been told that it will still work fine on a 1-1/4 inch shaft as well.
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  • Does the Ramp Spring # RS16933LH Help Open or Close When being Used Trailer Door/Ramp
    Using your terminology, the spring closes as it is flexed when the door is lowering. The spring part # RS16933LH that you referenced is designed to apply torque to help lift a ramp door all the way up. If you check out the picture I attached you will see how it will look when installed with the ramp all the way up. As the ram would open the spring would flex which would apply torque on the door to make it feel lighter. You want the ramp shaft the spring is installed on to be as tight...
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  • Availability of Trailer Ramp Springs to Fit 1-1/2 inch Diameter Shaft
    Since you have a 1-1/2 inch diameter shaft you would need the part # RS16933LH for the left hand side and then part # RS16933RH for the right hand side. These have plenty of torque to make lifting either of the ramps very easy.
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  • Will the Ramp Spring # RS16933LH Make My Trailer Tailgate More Manageable?
    Yes, the Ramp Springs # RS16933LH will definitely make your tailgate more manageable when lowering or retracting. However, it is important to note that these particular springs are only designed to fit a 1-1/2 inch shaft on your tailgate. This part only comes with a single spring. I went ahead and attached a video that shows you how the tailgate will be affected with the spring in use.
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  • Sizing of Ramp Springs
    The Ramp Spring, 2K Torque for 1-1/2" Round Shaft, left-hand, # RS16933LH is intended to fit a 1-1/2" round shaft. Placing on a smaller diameter shaft does not cause it to be ineffective but it will be less effective than if properly fit.
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  • Can Two Ramp Springs Be Used On Each Side Of Trailer Ramp
    If you are wanting to use ramp springs like part # RS16933LH (left hand), and part # RS16933RH (right hand), you will want to know the diameter of your trailer hinge pin. These springs are designed for 1-1/2 inch diameter pins. The springs have 2,000 lbs of torque, so they should be able to handle your 300 lb ramps with no problem. I would only use one on each ramp and see how it performs before adding a second spring. If you send me a photo of your ramps and how they are attached to...
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  • Wire Diameter and Number of Coils on the Left Hand Ramp Spring, item # RS16933LH
    The Ramp Spring, part # RS16933LH and part # RS16933RH, has a wire diameter of 1/2 inch, and has 6 full coils and 2 partial end coils that terminate at the spring ends. The overall length of the spring is approximately 10-1/2 Inches and the width of the spring is 3-3/4 Inches. The measurement from each ear to center of spring is 5-1/4 Inches, and the spring is made to fit over 1-1/2 Inch bar. These springs are rated at 2,000 pounds of torque, to help with lifting and lowering ramp doors...
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  • How Does the Redline Ramp Spring RS16933LH Install
    The Redline Ramp Spring # RS16933RH is a replacement spring and is only part of the ramp spring system on a trailer. To use this spring on your trailer you must have ramp hinge with a 1-1/2 inch diameter rod or pipe where the ramp meets the trailer. The spring slips over the rod with the tension of the spring against the ramp and trailer when the ramp is in the up position. The spring should not be welded to the ramp or trailer, the tension and the rod will hold the spring in place. The...
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  • Ramp Helper Springs for 100 LB Trailer Ramps
    It sounds like you are looking for Ramp Springs, # RS16933LH and # RS16933RH. Made of quality steel alloy, these springs provide approximately 90 degrees of deflection and are designed to help lift a ramp with 2,000 pounds of torque.
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  • Trailer Lift Gate Spring Recommendation for a 120 lb Door
    It sounds like you are looking for Ramp Springs, # RS16933LH and # RS16933RH. Made of quality steel alloy, these springs provide approximately 90 degrees of deflection and are designed to help lift a ramp with 2,000 pounds of torque. These would work great for a ramp that weighs 120 lbs. For lift capacity, the spring is rated at 2,000 pounds torque. This does not mean it would lift a 2,000 lb door. Also as a note, right-side springs have green paint on them and left-hand springs are...
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  • What Size Shaft Fits Heavy Duty 2,000 Foot Pound Ramp Springs
    If stretched far enough the coils in ramp spring # RS16933LH can get a little smaller. A 1-7/16 inch diameter bar could work better but they are designed for a 1-1/2 inch bar so you shouldn't have trouble. This is the left hand side spring. For the right hand side use # RS16933RH.
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  • What Size Hinge Pin Is Used With Redline Enclosed Trailer Ramp Spring
    The springs you mentioned, part # RS16933RH and part # RS16933LH are designed for use on an existing door hinge that uses a 1-1/2 diameter rod or pipe as a hinge pin. These are made of steel alloy and provide 90 degrees of deflection. I have attached a product review video for this ramp spring you can check out.
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  • What is Actual Torque Rating for Redline Ramps Springs # RS16933LH and # RS16933RH
    The Redline Ramp Spring you referenced, part # RS16933LH, and the matching right-hand spring, part # RS16933RH, are intended primarily for use on equipment trailers, such as those used to transport a skid loader for example, not for utility-type trailers. These springs have an inside coil diameter of approximately 1-1/2-inches (and are intended for a 1-1/2-inch shaft). The wire diameter as measured with a digital caliper is 0.465 inches. I checked the Redline catalog and with my contact...
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  • Redline 2k Torque Ramp Spring Recommendation for a Heavy Barge Door
    The Redline Ramp Spring RS16933LH is a replacement spring and is only part of the ramp spring system on a trailer. To use this spring on your barge ramp you must have a ramp hinge with a 1-1/2 inch diameter rod or pipe where the ramp meets the trailer. The spring slips over the rod with the tension of the spring against the ramp and barge when the ramp is in the up position. The spring should not be welded to the ramp or barge, the tension and the rod will hold the spring in place. The...
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  • Replacement Trailer Door Ramp Spring Options
    We do not carry the spring only for torsion springs on trailer doors. But we do carry the replacement assembly. I have included a link to the options for you to the right. Springs # RS16933LH or # RS16933RH would not work since they are designed for very heavy duty trailer ramps.
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  • Left Hand Vs. Right Hand Placement of Ramp Springs on a Trailer Ramp
    Right hand side would refer to the passenger side of the trailer and the left hand side would be the driver side. The part # RS16933LH is the left side and the part # RS16933RH is the right hand side. Both of these would work great on a 1-1/2 inch diameter shaft.
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  • Can Trailer Ramp Springs # RS16933LH and # RS16933RH Be Width Adjusted
    The Ramp Springs part # RS16933LH and # RS16933RH are designed for trailers just like what you have. The ramps will feel lighter as you raise and lower them but since there won't be tension when the are upright you can slide them in and out to accomodate different widths. I attached a picture of these installed on a trailer that has sliding rams just like yours for you to check out as well.
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  • Trailer Ramp Spring for 1-1/2 Inch Diameter Shaft
    We do not have springs for 1-3/4 inch shafts. But for a 1-1/2 inch shaft you can use spring # RS16933RH for the right side or # RS16933LH for the left side. These are meant to be welded on at the straight parts of the springs. Other than these two springs we do not have any others for a 1-1/2 inch or any for 1-3/4 inch shafts.
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