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  • Adding Lift to 3,500 lb Trailer Axle
  • It's not a stupid question, it's a perfectly logical one but you should not flip the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles # 7685269 to get rise as this was not the intended design as it is an underslung axle with spring seats that are intended to be on the underside of the axle. There is a way to add lift to a 3,500 lb axle such as the straight Dexter Trailer Axle Beam # 7359765. What you would use is called an over/under kit, which is commonly referred to as flipping...
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  • Can the Spring Seats Be Moved on the Dexter 3,500 LB Drop Axle
  • The Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles part # 8327812 measures 89" long between each hub face and 74" long between each spring center. It is not offered with 89" between each hub face and 70-1/2" long between each spring center because the spring seats can be moved. The spring seats for this axle can be moved to a minimum of 75" apart and a maximum of 71" apart. Since you only need to go in 1/4" more on either side I would say you are fine to move the spring seats on...
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  • Recommended Off-Road Wheels and Tires for Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension
  • Thanks for the purchase of the Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension - 4" Lift Spindle - Off-Road Tires - 3,500 lbs # ASR35HDS02 with the Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # 8-201-9UC3-EZ which will be a great addition for your trailer; we definitely have wheels and tires that will be a perfect match. You will need a wheel with a matching 6 on 5-1/2" bolt pattern and I also recommend going with a bias tire because they have stiffer sidewalls than radial tires, meaning it...
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  • Can 3,500 lb Axles be Changed to 5,200 lb Axles and Parts Needed
  • The short answer is yes, you can replace your 3,500 lb axle with a 5,200 lb axle. The longer answer is that while you can change to a higher-rated axle, that does not mean your trailer has a higher weight capacity. The reason is, weight ratings are determined by the lowest-rated component, which can be something other than the axle, like the trailer chassis, for example. So you would need to ensure via the trailer manufacturer what the lowest-rated component is. With that said, in order...
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  • Availability of Trailer Axles With 72 Inch Spring Centers
  • The two relevant dimensions when replacing a trailer axle is the hub face to hub face of the existing axle and the center to center spring seat dimension. Are you sure about that spring seat center to center distance? The closest axles we offer are a 5200 or a 6000 lb axle with a 71-1/2 spring seat center to center dimension. All have a hub face to hub face dimension of 86-1/2 inches. I've provided a diagram showing these dimensions. We have a total of 4 axles available with these...
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  • How To Choose Correct 3,500 Lb Axle for Slipper Spring Setup
  • In order to determine which axle is correct for your trailer we need to find out what your hub face (HF) and spring center (SC) measurements are. If you take a look at the photo I have attached for you that should then help with obtaining the above two measurements. The most important thing we need to look for is the hub face as the spring center can then be moved (within a range) if we need to. I have attached a list of the 3,500 lb axles we offer in the varying hub face and spring center...
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  • Can Leaf Springs be Moved to Top of Underslung Axle
  • You can absolutely use the underslung Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs # 7685269 with leaf springs mounted to the top of the axle. In order to do this you will simply need the Dexter Trailer Springs Over-Under Conversion Kit # K71-384-00 which will work so long as you are using double-eye springs, and fit the 2-3/8" Dexter Trailer Axle Beam # 7685269. The Over/Under kit will lift it approximately the same amount as your axle's diameter plus...
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  • Is There a Timbren Axle Less Kit Setup that Fits Jeep Wheel Bolt Pattern 5 on 5 inch
  • We have to tell you that you shouldn't use Jeep wheels on a trailer as they weren't intended for use on a trailer. That said we know people do this all the time so you'd probably be fine. We've seen people use the Timbren Axle Less kits with Jeep Wheels too. Part of why the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System with Hubs # A12WS545 is for "off road" tires is for this purpose so it's physically possible. The Jeep wheel bolt pattern is 5 on 5 inch like what the part # 84550BX has....
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  • Replacement Galvanized Square Tube Axle for 2008 SeaLion Boat Trailer
  • We have something extremely close that will work for you. It is the CE Smith Trailer Axle Beam with EZ-Lube Standard Spindles - Galvanized - 57-1/2" Long - 1.8K # CE33201GA. It has the hub-face-to-hub-face length of 57-1/2 inches and the spring-center-to-spring-center length of 46-1/2 inches with the overall beam length of 62 inches. The only thing that you will need to change is the spring centers which is just a drilled hole for the square axles. There will be a difference with the...
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  • Replacement Components To Upgrade Harbor Freight Folding Trailer
  • The Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,200 lbs # 20440I-EZ-60 will be a great upgrade from the axle that comes on Harbor Freight trailers. The 3-Leaf Double-Eye Spring for 2,000-lb Trailer Axles - 20-3/8inch Long # SP-169275 and hanger kit # APS2 will work well as will the u-bolts # CE23000. The Kenda 4.80-12 Bias Trailer Tire with 12" Galvanized Wheel - 4 on 4 - Load Range C # AM30630 is rated for 990 lbs each max capacity, so you...
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  • How to Order Dexter 6k Axle with Brakes 7461121 with Self Adjusting Brakes
  • The brakes that come with the Dexter Axle part # 7461121-EB are manual adjust brakes part numbers # 23-106 and # 23-105. To order a similar setup with self-adjusting brakes is possible but you will need to piece the kit together as we don't have it all as one part number. You'd need the following: # 7461121 # 8-201-9UC3-EZ quantity 2 # 23-458-459 # 7-5
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  • Replacement Trailer Axle with 95 Inch Hub Face and 80 Inch Spring Center Measurement
  • I have exactly what you need for a replacement trailer axle with 95" hub face to hub face and 80" spring center to spring center measurement. For this we have the following options based on weight capacity. 3,500 Lbs: part # 7359765 5,300 Lbs: part # 6340624 6,000 Lbs: part # 7461121 7,000 Lbs: part # 8327834 The above options all have the built-in E-Z Lube technology which allows you to easily grease your trailer hubs without having to remove any parts beside the plug for the...
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  • Timbren 3.5K Axle-Less System with 4 Inch Lift and Offroad Tires and Matching Hubs and Brakes
  • Considering the size tires you are wanting to put on the trailer you would need to go with at least a 3,500 pound Timbren Axle-Less system such as # ASR35HDS02. The hub and drum assembly for this system is # 8-201-9UC3-EZ. For the brake assemblies use set # AKEBRK-7-SA. These are self-adjusting brakes, one left and one right. You will likely not be able to match up the bolt pattern between the trailer wheels and the Toyota wheels. Vehicle wheels also often have an offset whereas...
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  • What Hub Has a 5 on 4 1/2 Bolt Pattern That Works with Timbren Axle-Less Systems
  • If you want the Timbren axle-less system that works with 5 on 4.5 bolt pattern hubs, you can use # ASR1THDS01. This kit is specifically designed for 1-axle and 2-axle trailers that use low-pressure, off-road tires. It has greater distance between hub face and trailer frame to accommodate off road tires. The Kit you are referencing # ASR35HDS02 works with Dexter 6,000 lbs hub and drum assemblies that come with 5 spoke utility, 6 on 5 1/2 or 8 on 6 1/12 bolt patterns. The hubs and drum...
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  • Is 76" Spring-Center Measurement Abnormal for 95" Wide Trailer Axle
  • That does make sense. We don't have an exact replacement for your application but if you check out the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles # 7685269 you can see that it has 95" hub-face and 80" spring-center measurements. Since the hub-face and spring-center measurements can vary from trailer to trailer and yours are fairly close to one that we carry (we only carry a few of the very popular options) I wouldn't say that's abnormal. Even though the spring-center of...
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  • Hub, Leaf Spring, and U-Bolt Kit for 2,000 lb Trailer Axle
  • The Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs # 20545I-EZ-72-15 is designed to fit 2,000 lb trailer axles. If that's what you have then this will fit and the U-bolt kit part # APUBR-10 that you referenced would also work since that's what it's designed to fit. The leaf spring part # SP-169275 is also a 2k axle spring but you'll want to make sure the length matches what you need too. This has an overall lenght of 20-3/8 inch.
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  • Recommended 7,000 lb Axle with Brakes for M105 Military Trailer
  • To replace the axles on your M105 Trailer, you will need to know what dimension is the better fit. We have 7,000 lbs axle with electric brakes and drum assemblies that are 95 inches from hub face to hub face with 80 inch on center spring seats or 94 inch with 79 inch centers. We also have straight no drop or 4 inch drop axles. Here are your options: Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes - E-Z Lube - 8 on 6-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 95" # 8327834-EB Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes...
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  • Recommended Replacement Axles for Old Dexter Axle #11 5,200 lb Torsion Axles
  • I reached out to my contact at Dexter Axle who said that based off of the numbers you sent in it sounds like you have a #11 Torsion axle rated for 5,200 lbs that is on a Haulmark Trailer manufactured back in 2001 (at least the axle was). Your axle should use 6 lug hubs with EZ-Lube spindles and that it has a 95" hub-face measurement with a 75-3/4" outside bracket measurement (which would be equivalent to spring-center). The closest thing that we have to this is the Dexter Trailer Axle...
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  • Recommended Drop Axle for Trailer With 80 Inch Spring Center
  • The best option we have for you is going to be with the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles part # 7685269 which has a 3,500 lb weight capacity. This will allow the tires to extend out past your load and will provide you with the low load height you will need. The spring center spacing on this axle is set at 80" but if this does not match what you have on your trailer now then you can always move them to where you need them with part # TRSS238. The leaf springs will...
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  • Replacement Axles and Leaf Springs for Tandem Axle Trailer
  • It is possible the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles # 7359765 will work for you, so long as your current axles are rated for 3,500 lbs, have a hub-face to hub-face length of 95" and spring center to spring center length of 80"; you can use the diagram I have added to know where you need to measure. Additionally, because this has EZ Lube spindles you will need to add Grease Caps # RG04-040 to make your Hub and Drum Assemblies # 84556UC3 compatible. As for your leaf...
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  • Upgrading The Axle On A Harbor Freight 48"x 96 Trailer
  • To determine fit, the width of your trailer should be the same as the spring seat center to center measurement on the axle (48 inches). The # T20BTR-6048 lines up fine there. If these bearings fit your hubs, inner bearing L44649 and outer bearing L44649 would be compatible with this axle. The hubs on this axle should accommodate 12 inch wheels with a 4 on 4 bolt pattern. I would go ahead and replace the u bolts to prevent any potential thread misalignment. The U-Bolt Kit for Mounting...
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  • Over-Under Conversion Kit for 3" Dexter Axle
  • You can absolutely use the Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes # 8327820-EB and put them below your leaf springs. What you need to do is use the Trailer Springs Over-Under Conversion Kit # K71-385-00, so long as you have double-eye leaf springs; which will then be on top of the axle like you wanted.
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  • Adding Electric Brakes to Northern Tool UltraTow 5x8 Aluminum Frame Trailer
  • Because the trailer doesn't have a traditional size, in order to upgrade to trailer brakes you will need to have a welder install the Brake Mounting Flange for 1-3/4" Round Trailer Axles - 2K # 4-34 which will require the proper jig to ensure placement and alignment. Then you will need to measure your spindles to help get the correct replacement hubs to add the integrated drum. I've attached a photo of the locations to measure with a digital caliper like # PTW80157 to assist in getting...
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  • Does Drop Axle Raise or Lower the Trailer
  • A drop axle will lower the trailer trailer deck; each of our drop axles are a 4 inch drop, so that is how much it will lower the deck. In order to choose the correct replacement axle for your trailer you will need to know the capacity you need as well as the dimensions of your current axle's hub face to hub face and spring center to spring center. Here are all the options we carry for a drop axle: - 3,500 lbs: Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles - 89" Long # 8327812 -...
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  • Recommended Leaf Springs and Leaf Spring Hangers for Dexter 3,500 Lb Drop Axle
  • The correct set of leaf spring hangers have more to do with the leaf springs used than the axle. For a set of leaf spring hangers and leaf springs to use with the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam part # 7685269, I recommend the Single-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit part # APS4 with the 3-Leaf Double-Eye Spring part # SP-220275.
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  • Replacement 3,500 Lb Dexter Axle D4518710
  • I spoke to my contact at Dexter Axle and was able to determine that you have a 3,500 lb axle with 80" spring center and 94" hub face measurement which means the correct replacement for you will be the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles part # 7359765. If you have idler hubs and you would like to replace these as well then you can use the Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs part # 7359765-I or if you have hubs/drums and you would again like to replace these as well then you...
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  • Replacement Axle with Hubs & Brakes for Wells Cargo Tandem-Axle Enclosed Trailer FT85162
  • The Wells Cargo website indicates that their enclosed tandem-axle trailer model FT85162 has a GVWR of 7000-lbs so it has two 3500-lb axles. The specs did not indicate axle length. We have several 3500-lb axle kits with hubs and brakes that are shown on the linked page. All have 5-on-4-1/2 hubs and electric drum brakes. Two lengths are offered, the 89-inch size like # 35545E-ST-89 and the 95-inch length such as # 7359765-EB. These measurements are from hub face to hub face. Please...
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  • Replacement 1-1/2 Inch Square Axle for a Boat Trailer
  • I do have some options for you but none of our trailer axles match the exact measurements that you provided. Therefore, the best option we have for you would be to switch to an axle less system like the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System part # A20RS545 which will replace the axle, leaf springs, and leaf spring hangers in light of a rubber suspension system that works to absorb road shock and support the trailers load better than standard leaf springs. The other option you...
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  • Can a Dexter 5,200 Lb Axle Be Replaced With a Dexter 6,000 Lb Axle
  • It sounds like you are asking if you can use the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam part # 8327826 to replace the axle beam included with Dexter Trailer Axle with Electric Brakes part # 8327816-EB and reuse the braking assemblies and hubs/drums. If that is the case then yes you can as the diameter of the spindle where the bearings and grease seal ride are the same. Therefore, even though they may use a different outer bearing, the diameter for the inside of the bearing where it sits on the spindle...
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  • Timbren ASR35HDS05 Axle-less Suspension Hub/Drum with 6 on 5-1/2 inch Bolt Pattern
  • For a hub drum that fits the Timbren Axle Less kit part # A35RS545E and has the 6 on 5-1/2 inch bolt pattern we have the 3,500 part # AKHD-655-35-EZ-K which will work great. Then for a set of self adjusting brake assemblies we have the # 23-468-469 too to complete your setup.
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  • Recommended Replacement 3,500 lb Axle for Carson Trailer with 88" Hub-Face and 74" Spring-Center
  • We do have a replacement 3,500 lb axle for your Carlson trailer as well as hubs that fit your description. The axles that we carry have an 89" hub-face and 74" spring-center measurements so since the hub-face dimensions are only 1" off of what you measured these will work well for your application. I'm pretty sure that your axle has the 89" hub-face measurement as that is extremely common (and measuring the hub-face is a little difficult) but even if our axle hub-face is 1" wider there...
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  • Replacement Axle and Leaf Springs For Road Warrior Trailer
  • You want to replace the axle and leaf springs with the same dimensions of axles and springs you have now on the Road Warrior. The Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles part # 7359765 measures 95" hub face to hub face. It also measures 80" from spring center to spring center so you wan't to make sure your existing axle is the same size. This axle does not come with hubs so you wan't to make sure your existing hubs will fit the spindle's of the new axle or you can replace them....
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  • Changing 3,500 Pound Trailer Axles to 5,200 Pound Axles
  • The first thing to consider is if the axle(s) are actually bent. Trailer axles have a bow in them so they are higher at the center than at the ends. When under load the axles straighten out some. That is part of how they get their capacities. If the axles are bent from damage then that is another story. Like you said the 5,200 pound axles that we have include spring seats that are on the bottoms of the axles. In order to have the spring stacks on top of the axles all you would need...
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  • Bearings, Grease Seals, Hub/Drums and Hydraulic Brake Assemblies for Dexter 5200 lb # 6340624 Axle
  • The wire shown is for the brake magnets if electric brakes are used. The spindles are compatible with a 25580 inner bearing with a 1.75 inch inner diameter and a LM67048 outer bearing with a 1.25 inch inner diameter. The grease seals used would be dependent on the hub, but the surface of the spindle that the seal would ride against is 2.225 inches in diameter. The axles would be compatible with a hydraulic 12 x 2 inch brake assembly like # 23-324-325 and a # 8-201-5UC3-EZ hub/drum...
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  • Continuous Trailer Bearing Failures On Single Wheel
  • I am sorry to hear about all the issues you are having with your trailer. Based on what you described, I would lean towards an issue with the spindle rather than the weight capacity of the hubs. The reason being that if your hubs were truly underrated, you would most likely have issues with all of them not just the same spindle. The damage to your spindle is likely not noticeable however, it only takes a small degree off center to cause problems. If the angle at which the spindle lies in...
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  • What Wheel and Brake Sizes Work With Timbren Axle-Less System ASR3500S06
  • It is possible the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System - 4" Lift Spindle - 3,500 lbs # ASR3500S06 will work with your wheels and brakes, but it depends on a couple of factors: the bolt pattern of your wheels and the size of your brake assemblies. The hub and drum that fit this system is the Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # 84656UC3-EZ, and let's talk about brakes first. This is a 10" diameter x 2-1/4" wide drum which means those are the size of brakes it will work with,...
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  • How to Raise a 2005 Jayco Jay Feather 18F
  • I do have an option for you but there would be no way to lift your trailer using your existing half torsion axle system as they just don't make anything to allow for this. The only option you have to raise the trailer would be to install a new system with built-in lift like the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System part # ASR3500S06 which will retain the same torsion axle design and install in a very similar fashion which you can see in the attached install video. This will be the...
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  • Recommended 60 Inch Long Axle with Hubs to Use with 13 Inch or Larger Wheels
  • The Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Idler Hubs # 20440I-EZ-60 that you were looking at features a hub face length of 60 inches and a spring center length of 48 inches. If this is the size you are needing, then I recommend taking a look at the Dexter Trailer Idler Axle # 20545I-EZ-60-15. Just like the axle you were looking at, this axle features a 60 inch hub face length, a 48 inch spring center length, and comes with idler hubs and all the needed bearings, races, and seals. This is a 2,200...
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  • Square U-Bolts to Use with CE Smith Axle
  • CE Smith has a u-bolt kit part # CE23102 that was designed to be used with their axle part # CE33201GA-HUB that you referenced. This is the correct square size U-bolts for this axle.
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  • Brake and Hub Parts Needed for 4" Lift Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension
  • The correct braking system to use with the Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension - 4" Lift Spindle # ASR35HDS02 includes the Electric Trailer Brake Kit # AKEBRK-7-SA and 2 of the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # AKHD-655-6-EZ-K. Since you're wanting to use tires to match your Jeep with a trailer application there are a few problems with this setup; the hub/drum isn't compatible with 17" tires, plus for a trailer application using this size means all of the hubs have a 6-bolt pattern...
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  • Hubs and Wheel and Tires that Fit Timbren Axle Less Kit # ASR2KHDS05
  • All of the parts you mentioned will work great together. The Timbren kit part # ASR2KHDS05 uses idler hubs # 84545UC1-EZ and the wheel and tire combos of part numbers # AM31959 and # AM31951 would fit well since the bolt patterns match correctly.
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  • How to Use Dexter EZ-Lube Axles and Nev-R-Adjust Brakes
  • Yes, you would need to install a new axle in obtain to obtain the "EZ-Lube" feature as it is built- into the axle itself. The axle capacity you need would be based off of both the axle capacity you have now and the gross trailer weight (GTW) of the trailer. The axle kits do not include leaf springs. They would need to be purchased separately if you wanted to replace them. In order to recommend the correct axle for you, I would need to know the distance from the center of each spring seat...
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  • Why Dont 2,000 Lb Trailer Axles Comes with a Brake Mounting Flange
  • A 2,000 lb trailer axle like the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam part # T20BTR-7258 is not going to come equipped from the manufacturer with a brake mounting flange because of the weight of the trailer it is designed to be used on. However, most qualified welders can add the brake mounting flange part # 4-34 for a very small fee. The Dexter Trailer Axle has a 2,000 lb weight capacity, 58" spring center, and 72" hub face length. It uses a L44649 bearing on both the inner and outer seats. Once...
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  • Recommended Parts for Rebuild/Upgrade of Harbor Freight Trailer
  • The Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,200 lbs # 20545I-EZ-60-15 is a great starting point to upgrade your trailer. This will give you a standard size axle with good bearings, hubs, and EZ-lube spindles. This is far nicer than the weird sized stuff that comes on Harbor Freight trailers. The Karrier ST175/80R13 Radial Trailer Tire with 13" Galvanized Wheel - 5 on 4-1/2 - Load Range D # AM31994 will be a great addition to these hubs...
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  • Timbren Axle-Less Suspension System Compatible with Jeep for Matching Trailer
  • For the Timbren Axle-Less kit compatible with the bolt pattern of 5 on 5 like a Jeep, you would need the 2,200 lb capacity # ASR1THDS03. The spindles on the Timbren system are a little larger than their thru-axle counterparts, so the 3,500 lbs # ASR3500S06 will only fit larger hubs that won't have the bolt pattern you seek. Using # ASR1THDS03, you can then use the Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 5 on 5 # AKIHUB-550-35-EZ-K or the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly...
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  • Recommended Idler Hubs for Timbren Axle-Less Suspension System and 5 on 4-1/2 Inch Bolt Pattern
  • The Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension - 4" Lift Spindle - Wide Tires - 2,000 lbs # ASR2KHDS03 is a great choice and the idler hubs you would want to fit are the Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 # 84545UC1-EZ. These will be compatible with 16 inch wheels. Most Jeeps have 5 on 5 inch bolt pattern, so you may want the Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly # 84550UC1-EZ. I recommend checking the bolt pattern as it is outlined at the bottom...
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  • 89 inch Trailer Axle Recommendation for Trailer without Hubs
  • We have a few options for an 89 inch long hub face to hub face axle with 74 inches for spring seats. For that you'd want the part # T3584F-EZ-8974 for a 3,500 lb axle, part # 8327830 for a 6,000 lb axle, or # 8327820 for a 5,200 lb axle.
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  • Recommended Dexter Axle and Hubs with Self-Adjusting Brake Assemblies
  • The brake assemblies on the Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes - E-Z Lube - 8 on 6-1/2 Bolt Pattern # 8327864-EB are not the automatic self-adjusting assemblies. You can instead use the Electric Trailer Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting - 12" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 5.2K to 7K # AKEBRK-7-SA to swap them out. Another option is to use the following parts to give you the self-adjusting brake assemblies and save you some money: Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles...
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  • Replacement 3,500 Pound Trailer Axle for Coleman Trailer
  • I do have a solution for you but we do not have an axle that meets the measurements you have provided. What I recommend to replace the axle AND the suspension all at once is a Timbren Axle-Less system such as # A35RS545 or # A35RS545E. With this set up you would not need to replace suspension parts and the Timbren springs that will replace them do not require maintenance like leaf springs set up would. I have linked a video example of a Timbren system. There are a lot of things that...
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  • Is it Okay to Use Two Axles of Different Capacities on a Tandem Axle Trailer
  • Trailer axles will typically have the bend in the axle beam so that when the trailer is loaded down, the beam will flatten out causing the tire treads to make full contact with the pavement. If straight axle beams are used, the wheels could get into a negative camber situation with the trailer loaded, which will cause increased tire wear on the inside edge of the tire tread. Using a higher rated axle isn't recommended as it won't change the load bearing capacity of the trailer. The suspension...
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  • Replacement Axle for Harbor Freight Utility Trailer
  • Since you want to change your trailer hubs to the 5-on-4-1/2 bolt pattern I suggest you select a 60-inch axle kit that includes idler hubs, such as one of the two kits shown on the linked page. These two 2K-rated axle kits include 5-on-4-1/2 hubs, bearings, races, seals, lug nuts and bearing grease. Kit # 20545I-ST-60-10 works with 8- to 10-inch wheels and kit # 20545I-ST-60-15 works with wheels from 12- to 15-inches diameter. If you trailer's existing axle is installed below your leaf...
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  • Availability of Dexter 4" Drop Axle with Idler Hub with 5 on 5-1/2" Bolt Pattern
  • The Dexter Trailer Axle Beam w/ Idler Hubs # 8327812-I that you referenced is a kit that includes the following: Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles - # 8327812 Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - # 84545UC1-EZ LubriMatic Marine Trailer Wheel Bearing Grease # L11402 Since you are needing a 5 on 5-1/2" bolt pattern for the hub you can simply order the axle beam and the bearing grease from the kit above and then order the Dexter Trailer...
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  • Recommended Axle and Wheels for Harbor Freight Folding Trailer Carrying Kayaks
  • Harbor Freight trailers are normally not able to work well with other axles because they are not made to industry specs. We do have a kit that will allow you to replace your trailer axle and suspension that will also fit the tires you are seeking. It is the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System with Hubs - 5 on 4-1/2 - 2,000 lbs # A20RS545. This will simply bolt to your trailer frame and use a 2 inch square tube not included to support the assemblies utilizing the integrated holes....
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  • Can Spring Seats of Dexter Trailer Axle # 7685269-I be Moved
  • Yes, if you were okay with some welding you could remove the spring seats of the Dexter axle # 7685269-I and move them to 74 inches apart. This would likely void the warranty.
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  • Compatible 2,200 lb E-Z Lube Axle, Hub and Drum and Electric Brakes
  • The 2,200 lb capacity Dexter Trailer Idler Axle Beam with EZ-Lube Spindles # T20BTR-EZ-6048 is not compatible with the hub and brakes you referenced, so it will require a couple of different parts, though you can use Brake Mounting Flange # 4-34. The axle has BTR spindles so you would need Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly for 2,200-lb E-Z Lube Axles # 8-173-16UC3-EZ which are compatible with 7" x 1-1/4" brake assemblies. For that you will need the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit...
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  • Troubleshooting Weak Brakes on Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes
  • To be honest the brakes that were on your Lippert 5.2K axles were probably from Dexter Axle as they are the most common brakes on any trailer. Since your OEM brake controller on your Ram pickup worked with the old brakes it isn't likely that all of the sudden it wasn't compatible, especially since the brakes on the Dexter Axle # 8327830-EB are just standard eletric brakes and it isn't an electric-over-hydraulic (EOH) system. You said that you checked the brake adjustments, but I really...
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  • Does Dexter 3,500 lb Axle Come with Leaf Spring Suspension
  • Wondering if they come with suspention or not
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  • Timbren Axle-Less Kit with Electric Brakes for 4 Inch 3500 lb Lift Spindle
  • The Timbren kit you are seeking with everything all together with the lift spindle doesn't currently exist. I can help you get all the parts you need however for the equivalent to what that kit would include. Here is what you need: -Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension - 4" Lift Spindle - Off-Road Tires - 3,500 lbs # ASR35HDS02 -Electric Trailer Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting - 12" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 5.2K to 7K # AKEBRK-7-SA -Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly...
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  • Available Trailer Axle Kits for ProCraft Boat Trailer
  • We do have standard beam-style trailer axles up to a 3500-lb rating, such as Dexter EZ-Lube axle # T3584F-EZ-8974. This axle has a hub face spacing of 89-inches and a spring center spacing of 74-inches. You can refer to the linked diagram that shows how these two dimensions are taken. We also have axles that comes with hubs and electric drum brakes too, such as Dexter kit # 35545E-ST-EZ-89. You can see all axle kits on the page I linked for you. Just click on your axle's weight rating...
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  • Replacing Dexter 2K Trailer Axle with 70" Hub Length and 58-1/2" Spring Seat Length
  • The Dexter 2,000 Pound Axle # T20BTR-7258 that you referenced is the closest standard axle beam option we have available to the specs you listed for your existing/old unit and it should work well as a replacement. The slightly longer 72" hub face length is just going to push the hubs a bit further out (1" on each side), which won't affect anything with regards to function but just something you should be aware of. It would also allow you to get wider tires down the road if you ever wanted...
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  • Replacement Trailer Axle for a 5x10 Utility Trailer
  • Unfortunately, we do not have any hubs that match the dimensions you provided. The only other option I have for you at this time would be to replace the axle. If you can provide me with the hub face to hub face and spring center to spring center measurement, I can go about trying to find a replacement axle for you.
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  • Recommended Timbren Axle-Less Suspension with 4 Inch Lift and 5 on 5 Bolt Pattern for Jeep Trailer
  • The Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System - 4" Lift Spindle - Regular Tires - 3,500 lbs # ASR3500S06 is what you would want to start. If you will be using off-road or wide tires, then you will want # ASR35HDS02 instead. Then you will use hubs that have the # L68149 inner bearing and # L44649 outer bearing. For your 5 on 5 bolt pattern I recommend the Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 5 on 5 - Pre-Greased # 84550UC1-EZ or the etrailer.com # AKIHUB-550-35-EZ-K....
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  • Replacement 3,500 Lb Axle for Enclosed Cargo Trailer with 92" Hub Face
  • The Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles part # 7359765 is the most common 3,500 lb axle which has a hub face measurement of 95" and a spring center measurement of 80" although the spring seats can be moved. I would be willing to bet this is likely what you have now but please note the hub face is actually where the wheels butts up against the drum so the base of the lug stud. Please note, we don't offer any axles with a 92" hub face but if this is really what you have then...
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  • How to Mount 6K Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles Under Leaf Springs
  • To mount the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles # 8327826 underneath your leaf springs you can simply use the Dexter Trailer Springs Over-Under Conversion Kit # K71-385-00. This comes with a kind of adapter that allows you to do so. All of the axles we carry that meet the specs of this axle mount on top of the leaf springs so the Over-Under kit is you only option aside from finding an axle shop and sending in a custom order.
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  • Finding Replacement Axle For Jet Ski Trailer
  • The closest standard axle we have available to the dimensions that you mentioned is the CE Smith Trailer Axle Beam # CE33201GA. This galvanized trailer axle has a spring center measurement of 46-1/2 inches and a hub face measurement of 57-1/2 inches. It has an overall length of 62 inches. Since we do not have a standard axle that meets the dimensions you are looking for, another option is an Axle-Less system like the Timbren Trailer Suspension System # A12WS545. This system will provide...
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  • Replacement 7000-lb Trailer Axle with 3" Diameter
  • I have a solution for you, but there is not an available axle with exactly 92.5" hub face to hub face or 78.5" spring center to center measurements that could be used as a replacement. For this reason, I would recommend re-measuring to make sure that your measurements are correct (since they're extremely close to available stock axles, the measurement could be off if it was taken from the damaged axle). If you're able to re-measure your existing, non-damaged axle, and you have 94" hub...
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  • Recommended Replacement Axles and Leaf Springs for Boat Trailer with Dual 2,000 lb Axles
  • If your axles are 60 inches from hub face to hub face and 48 inches from center of spring to spring, then I recommend the Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,000 lbs # 20545I-ST-60-10 or the 4 bolt hub version # 20440I-ST-60. If you have longer axles with the hub face to hub face measuring 72 inches with spring centers at 58 inches, then you will want # 20440I-ST-72 for 4 bolt hubs or # 20545I-ST-72-10 for 5 bolt hubs. With any of these axles,...
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  • Replacement Axle for 5 x 10 Utility Trailer
  • Thank you for all the information; you seem to know the measurements you need, which are hub face to hub face and spring center to spring center. The closest axle we have to the measurements you gave is the Dexter # 20545I-ST-72-15, which measures 72" from hub face to hub face and 58" from spring center to spring center as shown in the accompanying photo. This axle has a 2,000 lb capacity, have idler hubs with a 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern (I have attached a link to a help article on determining...
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  • Can Brake Mounting Flange be Replaced on Older Trailer
  • The only way to get brake assemblies for 3,500 lb axles to work on your trailer with what I assume are 3,500 lb axles is to have your flange professionally removed and a new one welded on, the Brake Mounting Flange for 2-3/8" Round Axle # 4-35. This will require specific tools and a welder with experience doing this type of work. The easier way, and likely the less expensive option is going to simply be to replace your axle. In order to choose the correct replacement axle for your...
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  • Recommended Axle Upgrade from Dexter 4,400 lb to 5,200 lb Capacity on Forest River XLR Hyper Lite TT
  • For your 2014 Forest River XLR Hyper Lite TT Toy Hauler, they used Dexter axles with spring center measurement of 68.5 inches and hub face to hub face measurement of 83.5 inches according to my contact at Forest River. When you upgrade the axle capacity, those numbers change too much, so I have another alternative to get you the capacity you are seeking. My recommendation is to use the Timbren Axle-Less Suspension - Spindle Only - Regular Tires - 5200 lbs # ASR5200S01 which will replace...
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  • Replacement Timbren Axle-Less System and Hydraulic Brake Assembly for 3,500 lb Axles on Boat Trailer
  • I would love to help you upgrade your suspension components! I am guessing that you have 3,500 lb axles on your trailer but if you could verify that it would help me to make sure that I recommend the correct parts for you. Also, are you looking to add brakes to both axles or just keep them on one pair? You would get more braking power and less wear with brakes on all of the axles but if you only want them on one then that will also play into the parts.
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  • Can Wheels with Bolt Pattern of 6 on 5-1/2 inch Install on Timbren Axle Less Kit # ASR35HDS02
  • While we can't recommend you use vehicle wheels on a trailer axle like the Timbren Axle Less kit part # ASR35HDS02 the recommended hub for this kit part # 8-201-9UC3-EZ does have the correct bolt pattern for the wheels you mentioned and this kit is a really great option for off-road trailers. For brake assemblies then you'd want the part # AKEBRK-7R-SA and # AKEBRK-7L-SA and you'd have a set of self adjusting brake assemblies that fit the hub and you'd be set.
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  • Recommended Hubs and Hydraulic Brakes for Timbren 3,500 Pound Axle-Less System # ASR3500S04
  • For hub drums that will work perfectly with the Timbren 3,500 Axle-Less System # ASR3500S04 referenced in your question I recommend the etrailer.com # AKHD-5475-35-K. These hubs are compatible with the spindles on the Timbren system and their 5 on 4-3/4 inch bolt pattern will fit your existing wheels. Then for hydraulic brake assemblies that will work with these hubs I recommend the etrailer.com # AKUBRK-35R for the Right Side and # AKFBBRK-35L for the Left Side. These particular assemblies...
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  • Does the 5,200 Lb Dexter Trailer Axle 8327820-EB Come with Leaf Springs
  • The Dexter Trailer Axle part # 8327820-EB does not come with leaf springs but we do offer these separately. If you can provide me with the length of your existing leaf springs I can then offer a recommendation. Otherwise, I have attached a list of options for you. The spring seats are installed under the axle tube but you can move these to the top with the Dexter Trailer Springs Over-Under Conversion Kit part # K71-385-00 if needed. The distance from the hub face to the center of the...
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  • Replacement Trailer Axle With 89 Inch Hub Flange To Hub Flange Measurement
  • In order to replace your trailer axle you can use the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with EZ-Lube Spindles part # T3584F-EZ-8974 for a 3,500 lb capacity, part # 8327820 for a 5,200 lb weight capacity, or part # 8327830 for a 6,000 lb weight capacity. These axles all have the correct hub face measurement but you will need to have the spring seats moved to match that of those on your trailer. Based on the measurements that you provided of your stud centers, you have a 5 on 5-1/2" bolt pattern....
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  • Parts Needed to Replace a 3,500 lb Axle with 5 on 5 Inch Hubs
  • I do have an option for you but we do not have a standard straight axle in the 59-1/2" spring center and 73-1/2" hub face measurements that you provided. Instead, I recommend taking a look at the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System part # ASR3500S05 with the Trailer Idler Hub Assembly part # AKIHUB-550-35-EZ-K. This system will actually replace the axle and suspension with a system that uses rubber aeon springs that will both minimize road shock and improve the trailer's ability...
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  • Which Timbren Axle-Less Suspension System for 15 Inch Wheels with 5-On-4/1/2 Bolt Pattern
  • If you're using Jeep wheels, you'll want to go with the Axle-Less suspension for off-road or wide tires, part # ASR1200S03. For hubs, if you're planning on running drum brakes you'd use # 84546UC3-EZ hubs which have a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern and 1/2 inch wheel studs. For compatible brake assemblies, use # 23-26 on the driver's side and # 23-27 on the passenger. For idler hubs, you'll use # 84545UC1-EZ, also compatible with a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern. The hub kits include...
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  • Replacement 94 Inch Axle for 2006 Weekend Warrior Toy Hauler
  • That's a good question, but the measurement from hub face to hub face is taking into account the slight bend that is on all trailer axles (the axles straighten out when a load is placed on them). The axles we carry with a 94 inch measurement from one hub face to the other are the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles - 94" Long - 7,000 lbs # 8327864 and the Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes - E-Z Lube - 8 on 6-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 94" - 7,000 lbs # 8327864-EB. Keep in...
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  • Spring Seat for 3500-lb Axle with 2-3/8-Inch Diameter
  • If you want to use an axle like # 35545E-ST-EZ-89 that has the 89-inch dimension and 3500-lb weight capacity you need but the spring seats are not at the correct locations you can just have new seats welded on. This axle's diameter is 2-3/8-inches so you can use spring seat # TRSS238. These seats are compatible with 1-3/4-inch wide or 2-inch wide leaf springs.
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  • Replacement Axle Needed for 4" Drop AL-KO 3,500 lb Axle
  • To determine the correct replacement axle for your application I would need you to take the hub-face (HF) and spring-center (SC) measurements (see attached). I reached out to my contact at Dexter Axle and they said that unfortunately the only thing that can be determined from your information is that it should be a drop axle on a 3" tube but aside from that they can't really determine the HF and SC measurements. I am linking our selection of replacement axles for you to check out. We...
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  • How Much Do The Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System Electric Brake Hubs Weigh
  • The Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System w Electric Brake Hubs part # A35RS545E weigh about 135 lbs. They have a 3,500 lb weight capacity. The Timbren trailer suspension systems are about 35 lbs heavier then a standard 3,500 lb capacity axle like Dexter axle part # 7359765-EB.
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  • Timbren Axle-Less System Compatible with 5 on 5 Inch Bolt Pattern
  • To get the 5 on 5 bolt pattern, you will need the Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 5 - Pre-Greased # 84550BX or the Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly for 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 5 # 84556UC3-EZ and brake assemblies # AKEBRK-35-SA. These options work with the Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension - 4" Lift Spindle - Wide Tires - 2,000 lbs # ASR2KHDS03. Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension - 4" Lift Spindle - Off-Road...
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  • Can the Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System Be Used With 33 Inch Tires
  • The Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System part # ASR35HDS02 can be used with larger tires yes. In fact, the spindles are actually longer and there is an integrated lift which are both designed to allow for more clearance so you can use larger tires. That said, there are a few factors that go into deciding the max tire size. In regards to max diameter, this will be determined by measuring from the center of the spindle to the bottom of the fender. In regards to max width,...
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  • Is Timbren Axle Less Weight Capacity Per Axle Set
  • The Timbren axle-less kits like the # ASR1200S01 that you referenced are rated per axle or set. So with just the # ASR1200S01 you'd have axle capacity of 1,200 lbs or with two of these you'd have a capacity of 2,400 lbs. This kit was designed to be used with wider off-road tires like your trailer has so it would be the best option in that regard as well. I attached a review video for this kit for you to check out as well.
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  • How To Choose the Correct Replacement 6,000 Lb Trailer Axle
  • In order to find the correct replacement 6,000 lb trailer axle you'll need to measure the hub face and spring center of your existing axle tube and then select the one that matches below if applicable. 86-1/2" Long Hub Face & 71-1/2" Spring Center - part # 8327826 89" Long Hub Face & 74" Spring Center - part # 8327830 95" Long Hub Face & 80" Spring Center - part # 7461121 In regards to mixing electric and hydraulic brakes, I do not recommend this as there would be a disconnect...
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  • Will CE Smith 57-1/2" Long 1.8k Axle Work With 4 on 4 Inch Hubs On Harbor Freight Trailer
  • Yes, you are able to mount a 4 on 4 inch bolt pattern hub on the CE Smith Trailer Axle # CE33201GA. I recommend the CE Smith Trailer Hub Assembly # CE13109 to pair with this axle. To ensure this axle will fit on your Harbor Freight trailer, I recommend taking a hub face and spring center measurement of your current axle. There are multiple ways to measure the length of an axle beam, but the hub-face-to-hub-face and spring-center-to-spring-center lengths are the most accurate. Hub...
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  • Recommended ATV Trailer Axle and Wheels
  • There are no trailer hubs that are compatible with your ATV Rims. Your ATV bolt pattern equates to 4 on 4-1/3 inches which is not a trailer hub option. For your off-road ATV trailer, I recommend the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System with Hubs -1,200 lbs # A12RS440. These do come with the EZ-Lube spindles for easy maintenance. Then for your tires and wheels I recommend the Kenda 205/65-10 Bias Trailer Tire with 10" White Wheel - 4 on 4 - Load Range C # AM3H370. I've attached...
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  • What is Weight Difference Between 6,000 and 3,500 lb Trailer Axles
  • There would be about a 60 lb difference between the 6,000 lb axles and the 3,500 lb axles you mentioned. For example the part # 7461121-EB you referenced weighs 160 lbs and the most similar 3,500 lb axle # 35545E-ST-EZ-89 weighs 100 lbs. So total difference since it's a tandem axle trailer would be 120 lbs.
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  • Will Slipper Springs be Installed Above or Below New Dexter Axle
  • If you are installing the Dexter Idler Trailer Axle w/ Hubs # 20545I-EZ-60-10 with the U-Bolt Kit # APUBR-10 on your Harbor Freight trailer you will install the slipper springs, either # SP-039275 or # SP-179275, below the axle like in the linked installation video. This axle will work as a replacement, though I do recommend verifying your current axle has the same 48" spring-center-to-spring-center length and 60" hub-face-to-hub-face length.
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  • Compatibility of Timbren Axle-Less Suspension on Boat Trailer
  • The Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System with Hubs - 5 on 4-1/2 - Off-Road Tires - 1,200 lbs # A12WS545 is a great option to replace an axle. It will replace the axle no matter the length and attach to the frame replacing the leaf spring suspension as well. You simply need to run a 2 inch square bar (not included) between the two assemblies into the integrated holes. This will have a max capacity of 1,200 lbs, has no maintenance suspension, and comes with EZ lube spindles...
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  • EZ Lube Dust Caps for CE Smith Trailer Axle Beam with EZ-Lube Standard Spindles
  • If you're using standard grease dust caps for the CE Smith Trailer Axle Beam with EZ-Lube Standard Spindles # CE33201GA then you'll definitely want to upgrade to the 2" Lubed Dust Cap & Rubber Plug # DC200L-DCRP. Simply remove the rubber plug and you have access to the zerk fitting on the spindle. Please note that this is a quantity of 1 so you'll need to order 2; one for each side of the axle.
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  • Can the Spring Seats On a Dexter 2,200 Lb Axle Be Moved and Re-Welded
  • Yes, you can move the spring seats to 53-1/2" apart on the Dexter 2,200 Lb Trailer Axle part # T20BTR-EZ-7258, part # 20440I-EZ-72, or part # 20545I-EZ-72-10. This is pretty common practice as manufactures just place the spring seats in a common spot but the customers can move them as needed. That said, you will likely destroy the old ones getting them off so I also recommend getting the Axle Spring Seat part # TRSS175 (2).
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  • Picking Out Leaf Springs for Triton LXT Aluminum PWC Trailer
  • When replacing trailer leaf springs we strongly recommend you replace them in pairs. I would urge you to get a set of matching properly rated springs for your trailer instead of just replacing one. If you look on the frame of your trailer there should be a plate with the trailer VIN number and the axle capacities of the trailer. You will want to pick leaf springs that are as close to the axle capacity as possible. You will want to also measure the distance from eye to eye of your...
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  • Replacement Bearing Kit for Dexter Axle on 2002 Northwood Nash 22H Travel Trailer
  • The 1043 doesn't give me any cross-reference information on your axle. I did look up the trailer based on year/make model and can determine you will have 3,500 lb axles. That makes it easy to determine bearings because Dexter only has one option for that size regarding bearing kit. You will want the # BK2-100 bearing kit for each wheel.
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  • Recommended 3,500 lb Axle with Electric Brakes and 6 on 5-1/2 Inch Bolt Pattern Hubs
  • For your replacement axle with hubs you will need to piece it together, but I can give you all the parts needed. I recommend starting with the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs # 7359765. Then I recommend the Electric Trailer Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting # AKEBRK-35-SA electric brake assemblies so you don't need to do the manual maintenance adjustment. Finally you can add the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 6...
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  • Replacing the Axle on a Gooseneck Horse Trailer
  • An axle flip kit like part # K71-384-00 will raise the trailer the diameter of the axle plus the height of the leaf spring pack. I do have options for you but rotating the axle to where the bend faces the other direction is not one of them. The bend in the axle will actually straighten out once a load is placed on the trailer and if this was reversed, the axle would lose capacity. Now from this point forward you have two options both of which entail replacing the axle. Since your current...
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  • Can Trailer Upgrade From 3,500 lb to 5,200 lb Axle
  • While the simple answer is yes, you can replace your 3,500 lb axles with 5,200 lb axles, it will require a number of all-new parts and isn't going to quite give you the safety margin you are looking for. The reason for that is because capacity is determined by its lowest-rated component, so if you have a pair of 3,500 lb axles, your leaf springs are also likely rated for that much (or very close) and higher-rated axles won't supersede that rating. That said, in order to choose the correct...
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  • Recommended Hubs for Timbren 3,500 Lb Drop Axle-Less System with 5 on 4-3/4 Inch Bolt Pattern
  • The Trailer Idler Hub Assembly part # AKIHUB-5475-35-EZ-K is compatible with the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System part # ASR3500S04 and has the 5 on 4-3/4" bolt pattern you are after. If you want to add brakes you would need the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly part # AKHD-5475-35-EZ-K and Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-35-SA instead. Also, the Mounting Hardware for 10" Brake Assemblies part # BRKH10B would be needed if adding brakes. The Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension...
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  • Do the 5,200 Lb Dexter Trailer Axles Come With Leaf Springs
  • I do have the correct leaf springs that you will need to use with the Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes part # 6340624-EB but these are not included. If you can provide me with your leaf spring hanger spacing then I can get you the correct leaf springs and equalizers if the ones you have now will not work. That said, most trailers will have a 29-1/2" leaf spring hanger spacing and if that is the case you can use the 5-Leaf Double-Eye Spring part # SP-111275 with the Curved Equalizer...
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  • 3,500 lb Timbren Axle Less Kit with 4 inch Lift Recommendatio for Trailer
  • We can certainly help you pick out a 3,500 lb Timbren kit with a lift kit like the part # ASR35HDS02 which fits the bill. But the only way this would increase your trailer's weight capacity is if this was the limiting factor for your trailer's current capacity. You're only as strong as your weakest component so you'd need to verify that everything else on your trailer is rated for 3,500 lb to ensure you'd get the full capacity of this kit. This also has a 4 inch lift like you wanted...
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