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Old 15 May 2014, 16:15   #11
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well, at least you're all sorted now and no damage done, good job all round
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Old 15 May 2014, 16:17   #12
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I built a trailer a few years back and thought it was a good idea to saturate the indespension units with Waxoil inside and out to stop the corrosion.
All it did though was lubricate (and possibly deteriorate) the internal rubbers to the point that they nearly rotated fully in the housing!
Over a period of weeks the mudguards got closer to the tyres....
Had to scrap them and fit new ones.
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Old 15 May 2014, 18:08   #13
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maybe just the photo, but the tyre looks like it's near the end of its natural to me

Looks like a crossply as well
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Were those bolt on single sided suspension pieces? As opposed to a solid axle?


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The independent suspension as such is/was very commonly used by a few local trailer manufacturers in California, and Mastercraft boats thought they would be great to use. Their reputation of failures dropping $50+K boats on the ground, left them with a very bad name.
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