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 […]