Karavan’s VIN Database

Karavan is a Trailer Manufacturer located in Fox Lake Wisconsin. Their name and products are synonymous with the Marine and Utility Trailer Industries. We at the Trailer Parts Superstore have partnered with Karavan to be a supplier for their line of OEM Replacement Parts. We stock a wide variety of the most commonly sought after […]

Bearings for 5.2, 6 & 7k Axles

Replacing Trailer Bearings can be a confusing process but some are a little more confusing than others. The 5.2k, 6k & 7K 1.25″ bearings are a prime example of this. The key reason for this confusion is that all three share an identical inside diameter of 1.25″ but are rated for different weight carrying capacities. […]

Trailers With Mobile Home Wheels

Often times, trailers (particularly home builds) are pieced together using a variety of parts. Some of these parts are used because they are readily available at the time and can be had for a good a price. Unfortunately, these parts can subsequently become a source of difficulty and confusion. Mobile Home axles and brakes are […]

Flexiride Torsion Axles

Our new Flexiride axles from the Universal Group provide one of the smoothest rides available for your trailer. Traditionally, trailer axles relied on the compression of leaf springs to allocate suspension support. Flexiride Torsion axles provide this needed support in a different way.  Using a hydraulic press, hardened steel shafts are pressed into into a […]

Replacing UFP Bearings and Seals

UFP (Unique Functional Products) is a popular manufacturer of axle and brake components for the marine trailer industry. UFP was recently acquired by the Dexter Axle Company, who has taken over their parts manufacturing. Just as the name implies, UFP parts are VERY unique. When compared to industry standards, their parts tend to be proprietary. […]

Trailer Spindle Identification

There are a few common spindle sizes found on Trailer Axles rated at 3,500lbs or less.  These are the most common axles found on Boat Trailers, Small to Medium Sized Utility Trailers, Snowmobile Trailers, and more.  There are 4 main areas of importance on the spindle to consider when purchasing a Trailer Hub or Bearings. […]

Carry-On Replacement Axles

Here at Trailer Parts Superstore we are constantly looking to expand our product lines and more recently our OEM product lines.  We do this so that we can offer direct OEM replacement parts for our customers that desire direct replacements.  We have carried OEM replacement parts from trailer manufactures including EZ-Loader, LoadRite, Shorland’r, Magic Tilt, […]

Leaf Springs vs. Torsion

The two most common forms of suspension on general duty trailer axles (1,500 lbs – 5,200 lbs) are going to be leaf sprung or torsion. Leaf Sprung axles can be visually identified by the fact that they will sit either on top of or below a set of leaf springs.  A torsion axle will mount […]

Pre-Season Check List.

Its that time of the year again to go through your pre-season trailer check list.  There are several things to check or maintain on your trailer on an annual basis before the heavy usage begins.  These things help to ensure the trailer is in tip top shape and most importantly safe.  Most of the things […]

Spring Has Sprung at Trailer Parts Superstore!

Well, now that the warmer weather is starting to make it’s move into the central and northern parts of the country many folks are thinking of getting their towable boats & RV’s ready to roll for the season.  There are many things on the “to do list” in order to get a trailer ready for […]