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Dexter E-Z Flex Suspension Kit - Double-Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 8,000 lbs

Dexter E-Z Flex Suspension Kit - Double-Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 8,000 lbs

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Replace your standard equalizers with these shock-absorbing E-Z Flex units to get a smooth ride for your tandem-axle trailer. Equalizers with rubber cores absorb road shock for a smooth ride. Heavy-duty shackle straps ensure strength. Great Prices for the best trailer suspension parts from Dexter. Dexter E-Z Flex Suspension Kit - Double-Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 8,000 lbs part number K71-653-00 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Dexter Trailer Suspension Parts - K71-653-00

  • Equalizer Upgrade Kit
  • Boat Trailer
  • Camper
  • Car Hauler
  • Snowmobile Trailer
  • Utility Trailer
  • Double Eye Springs
  • 7-3/4 Inch Long
  • Tandem Axle
  • Dexter

Replace your standard equalizers with these shock-absorbing E-Z Flex units to get a smooth ride for your tandem-axle trailer. Equalizers with rubber cores absorb road shock for a smooth ride. Heavy-duty shackle straps ensure strength.


Features:

  • E-Z flex suspension kit upgrades your equalizers for a smoother ride
  • Cushioned equalizers replace the cast equalizers that come standard on your trailer
    • Rubber core minimizes chucking (back-and-forth movement) and helps to absorb road shock
  • Bronze finish resists corrosion
  • Wet bolts have built-in grease zerks
    • Fast, easy lubrication helps keep moving parts functioning at their best
  • Heavy-duty shackles provide strong hold while allowing suspension to flex
  • Strong steel construction ensures durability
  • Kit includes:
    • 2 E-Z flex equalizer assemblies
    • 8 Shackle strap assemblies - shackle straps with wet bolts
    • 4 Shoulder bolts
    • 2 Press bolts
    • 12 Flange nuts
    • 2 Hex locking nuts


Specs:

  • Application: tandem-axle trailers with 1-3/4" wide double-eye leaf springs
  • Axle capacity: 8,000 lbs
  • Axle spacing: 35"
  • Equalizer dimensions:
    • Distance between outer shackle bolt holes (center on center): 7-3/4"
    • Distance between hanger bolt hole and shackle bolt hole (center on center): 3-7/8"
    • Height of side bolt hole to hanger bolt hole: 3"
  • Shackle strap length: 2-1/4" from center hole to center hole
  • Bolt hole diameter: 9/16"
  • 5-Year limited warranty


Dimensions center to center between bushings


K71-653-00 Dexter Axle Heavy Duty E-Z Flex Suspension Kit - Double-Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 8,000 lbs

Installation Details K71-653-00 Installation instructions



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Dexter E-Z Flex Suspension Kit - Double-Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 8,000 lbs - K71-653-00

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (489 Customer Reviews)

Replace your standard equalizers with these shock-absorbing E-Z Flex units to get a smooth ride for your tandem-axle trailer. Equalizers with rubber cores absorb road shock for a smooth ride. Heavy-duty shackle straps ensure strength.

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We broke down on a Saturday near Cincinnati and couldn't find any parts, so I called etrailer and luckily they had a wet bolt kit in stock. They shipped it next day, which means business day, next day, aka Tuesday " thanks UPS ". I had the kit installed by a mobile mechanic and I was back on the road by 3:30pm.

Tom

8/12/2023

So far so good, and its easy to maintain. Although sometimes I wonder if the grease is getting too some of the bushings



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Had to replace the axles and decided while there, just do the whole suspension too. Got the axles directly from Dexter but purchased the suspension kit from etrailer. Replacing the equalizer was the easiest part of this project and if I didn't have to replace the axles, probably would have had it done in under 2 hours. Time will tell how well it rides and the tires wear.



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Really liked the kit as soon as I opened the box. Well made,& much beefier than stock. Went together pretty easy. Probably spent the most time figuring-out where to put the jacks. My bushings were completely worn-out, so I did have a bit of an alignment issue. That was completely on me. Due yourself a favor and don't wait too long like I did.

The results were very noticeable the first trip out. Took almost all of the slap out of the trailer suspension. Installed this kit on a 2003 Sierra 29f Fifth-Wheel toybox trailer. Primary useDirt Bike Mike is Off Road riding in the SoCal desert.

Fateddie

12/9/2023

Working very nice. Noticeably smother ride.

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Mike L.

12/10/2023

@Fateddie That's great, we're glad to hear that!


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I had morryde LRE suspension system on my 5th wheel and it failed after several emails that I did not get a response to I ordered these, cut off my old suspension and installed these 2 days later i towed my camper 16 hours south and it worked great it eliminated the "bucking"i was experiencing overall way better system I'm very pleased

Joshua C.

9/6/2020

It is holding up very well



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Seems to be working well at taking away the big jolts from the road and giving a much smoother ride to my trailer. Way more substantial than the stock system that came on my trailer. It was about a 6 hour job for me to do myself, from begining to end. That's including getting all my tools ready, cribbing the frame, clean up, etc.
If you have a stock equalizer suspension I highly recommend this product!



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After installing my new E-Z Flex Suspension kit a year ago I have travelled close to 25k with out any problems and it held up even after breaking a leaf spring and then later the leaf spring bracket that is welded to the frame. I am super impressed with this product and wonder why Heartland does not use it when they build there trailers.



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I had these installed on my 2022 Grand Design Imagine 17MKE. I haven't had the trailer that long, but drove it back from TX for about 13 hours, and a little around town here in the Phoenix area. Since having the Dexter E-Z Suspension with wet bolts kit installed, I pulled it home, which was about an hour of driving. The trailer was noticeably smoother in pulling. I noticed less jarring, and it was smoother on my truck as well. I am towing with a Anderson WDH. I do not know about the condition of the OEM equalizer parts that were taken off, but I found this camper in like new condition, and dont expect there was much wear an tear on the original suspension. If anything changes, I will try and update this review.



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It seems to help with pot holes or large bumps, when I replaced old hanger bushings they were plastic trailer had 6000 miles on it and bushing were almost wore though. Good product buy hanger kit too.

Charles

11/24/2023

Helps with sway helps with maintenance

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Mike L.

11/25/2023

@Charles Glad to hear it's working well for you!


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The parts came in a timely manner and installation went as expected..... It is great to have greasable bolts!!!



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I installed these on my striping trailer and frequently travel to other states. The trailer rides sooooo much better. The grease zerts and brass bushings keep it from being squeaky. I will put this on any new trailer that I buy.



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Used their chat feature for help putting together a non-standard dual axle equalizer/shackle package w the larger 7.75" EZ-flex and also needed the longer 3.125 shackle. Recommended the Morryde wet bolt set up. etrailer went the extra yard and provided a free return label to correct a mistake in the order and everything ships FAST. Will use etrailer again. Thanks



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I am so pleased with the performance of this product! I love improving the things I build and take great pride in quality. I was so relieved to have found etrailer. Installation was a breeze and now my home moves with ease. Thanks etrailer!



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These things look beefy as hell compared to online photos. These are WAY better then factory stock. I have them On my Big Tex dump trailer 90sr after snapping my stock ones. I haul small tractors and mowers, deliver stone and soil. Very satisfied with my upgrade.



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the shackle bolt grease zerk fitting are different than the single bolts seem to be a metric thread and the head is to small for grease gun to connect



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Much beefier than previous shackles. Quick shipping and prompt arrival. Installation went smooth. Two phone calls to customer service, 2nd asking for proper parts. Not etrailers fault. I needed longer eye bolts after disassembly. Customer service we more than helpful both phone calls. I ended up having to order parts from a different website. Not a really big deal. Great experience as usual.



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Product is exactly as described. Very nice compared to the stock junk that was on my trailer. Easy to install looks good too. Can't wait to test drive the ride.



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This eliminated the suspension squeak on my 12 year old 5th wheel. All of the plastic bushings were worn through.

Loren K.

10/18/2017

Great



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great price!

Francis

4/10/2024

Doing great! No issues

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Bryce D.

5/9/2024

@Francis Glad to hear, Francis.


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Thanks to Jessie @ e-trailer i received my order in a prompt and secure method. Although I have not begun the assembly yet because of weather conditions, I did inspect all the parts received and as per my previous experience with e-trailer they were right on. Install will be a breeze.



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Great product. As an industrial designer (retired), ...kept the machine shop, I dread the quality of pretty much everything I order. Sure, one bronze bushing needed to be pressed in further and a nut was missing due to UPS's classic handling, but the end product can only be described as 'OVERKILL'. Thanks for saving one very poorly designed Lamar dump load trailer ...requiring an axle flip to have any suspension travel at all.



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As a learning curve installing these. I made a tool to install bushings and found an air hammer made it very easy. Broke one trying to pound it with hammer. Plus had to ream out spring eye to make more round so bushing fit better. Other than that, worked well. Another hint is when you grease the pins, jack up trailer. I have a power greaser and could not get a couple to take grease. I lifted trailer and they all worked fine.

Russ

11/11/2022

Good, no problems. Only difficulty is in greasing the pins, it is very hard to impossible to grease some of them but if you hack up the trailer by the frame, is piece of cake



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Best thing we ever did to our camper ! Our suspension is great now we can go down the highway with out thinking about it!
Ever one should check and update their suspension! What a difference in your ride !!!!



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It feels much better when towing my trailer and I have a peace of mind that the suspension has been improved from the original. Less porpoising, especially over the local bridges.



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I’ve had this setup on the trailer for 1 year, works great and was really impressed on the thickness of the metal on the shackles. Nice being able to grease the bolts as well. Good upgrade highly recommend.



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These items replaced the same items which I had installed years ago. The originals performed great. I needed to replace them due to returning to Wisconsin in the winter from Arizona. This trip happed in 2019. Due to Covid and not traveling, I didn’t perform maintenance. When I began preparing for our trip to Florida, the grease serts on the spring ends would not take grease. It required me to cut and grind off some suspension parts and replace them. Completely my fault. The first set worked so well I replaced them with the same set.


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