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 […]

Metric Trailer Hubs & 25mm Bearings Now Available

Trailer Parts Superstore is now offering a selection ofMETRIC sized trailer axles, wheel bearings, grease seals, dust caps and complete hub kits. The 25mm trailer bearing is just a little smaller then a 1″ bearing, and is becoming more common on light-duty trailer applications in the United States.  Initial uses were seen on little red Utility trailers imported […]

TRAILERS WITH MOBILE HOME AXLES

Here, at the Trailer Parts Superstore, we often get calls from frustrated customers who have found out that their trailer has been outfitted with a suspension salvaged from a mobile home transport.  A little history: when mobile homes were first being introduced, some of the builders asked the Dexter Axle Co. to develop a low […]

TRAILER AXLE CAMBER ~ WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT

There are several different parameters that are very important to finding a new axle for a trailer. The most obvious is the Gross Axle Weight Rating that defines the load properties of the axle (and trailer). Typical values of GAWR are 2200 lb, 3500 lb 5200 lb etc. Other values that are important in defining […]

REPLACING LEAF SPRINGS ON A TRAILER

One of the major components of a trailer’s running gear is the leaf spring. These provide an inexpensive and effective method of cushioning the ride of a trailer, thus protecting the cargo on a trailer from the shock of rough road surfaces. The springs also protect the rest of the running gear e.g. axles from […]