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Old 06-11-2012, 11:29 PM   #1
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Hi All,

I have a 1966 17' Caravel that I want to order a new Dexter axle for. Has any one ordered a axle for this year and model? If I can order one from a Dexter Axle dealer in Oregon I will save close to $300 in freight compared to ordering one from a dealer in Southern California who might know exactly what I need. Unfortunately the dealers up here do not know what to order (either do I).
Any information I would appreciate.

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Old 06-12-2012, 06:38 AM   #2
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If the dealer from Southern California is Inland Supply, worth every penny just in information that I received from them.
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Old 06-12-2012, 06:41 AM   #3
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There's also Colin Hyde, https://sites.google.com/a/colinhyde...ions.com/home/ who will help you with your measurements & have them shipped to you directly from the factory. I got mine for the Bambi II from him.
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Old 06-12-2012, 06:54 AM   #4
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I got my axles from Colin. He was very helpful and great to do business with.
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Old 06-12-2012, 07:21 AM   #5
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I also got mine from Colin. Very easy process and he was a pleasure to deal with! I would do it again.

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Old 06-12-2012, 08:17 AM   #6
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Check this thread out for the specs on my 65 Caravel.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f145...vel-40165.html

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Old 06-12-2012, 09:09 AM   #7
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I had mine replaced at RV Pro in Vancouver,WA and they did a fine job. 3500 lb Dexter axle.
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:40 AM   #8
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I got both my axles (Henshen...sp?) from Inland RV. The 'tech', (Glenn?) in the shop was very helpfull and made a followup call to me to see if my installation went okay. It was very easy with some effort removing the old bolts. I did need to ask a neighbor to weld the shock brackets.

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