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Old 28 November 2011, 05:58   #1
Country: UK - Wales
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trailler suspension

alright lads/lasses

got given a trailer for my spare sr4 but while we took her out she was bouncing evreywhere on the road and noticed she had no suspension on he,r someone had welded a hub straight to the axle
so i was wondering as to where i can suspension units with trailer wheels for her as she has car wheels on and is well to high

cheers leigh

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Old 28 November 2011, 12:38   #2
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A lot of trailers have hubs (spindles actually) welded to axles. They usually use leaf springs to provide suspension. Is your axle bolted directly to the trailer frame?

Torsion axles (where the hub bolts to spring loaded lever type arm) are nice (no springs to rust out, squeak, rattle, slip), but a bit on the pricey side.


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Old 28 November 2011, 13:23   #3
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