Trailer axles

Discussion in 'The BS Topic' started by Bill81, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. 351maverick

    351maverick full time Ebay seller/hustler/car killer

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    I'd run it with the bent axle - when the outside tire tread wears down then remount the tires the other way....they last twice as long

    I do this kind of thing all the time but I'm cheap as hell
     
  2. 77LT1

    77LT1 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    The easy and quick fix that might work is to jack the middle of the axle up with a floor jack and try and put the camber back into it.
    Axles aren't too expensive if you buy just the beam and swap everything you have from your old axles onto the new ones. This would be a good time to check the bearings while your at it.
    If you have to buy new, buy the ones with the grease fittings on the ends of the spindles. Periodic maintenance will be much easier.

    Oh, and BTW,



    STOP LOANING YOUR TRAILER!

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  3. BLUE72CAMARO

    BLUE72CAMARO Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Just put a new axle under it, the bare axles arent that much money. And any axle I have ever seen anyone fix like this ends up bending again.
     

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