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Old 02-21-2004, 04:18 PM   #1
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Question Are my axles really worn out????

After going to the show today, I'm wondering if my axles are truly shot.

Looking at the new 28 Safari I'm thinking not.
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Try agian...
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It worked. Here are mine....
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Old 02-21-2004, 05:44 PM   #4
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From what I can tell, your axles look fine.

If they are slanted down (toward the ground) from where they attach, as it looks like yours are, then your axles are fine.

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But how much weight is missing?

Tedd,

As I recall, your Airstream is missing some interior components. How about estimating how much weight, and add that back inside in the form of concrete blocks (33 lb/block). Then add blocks in the form of gear/food you might have in a typical trip, and have another look.

Hopefully, your axles will still look okay, but you never know.
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The photo is befor I removed the sleeper sofa and kitchen, which was made of 2x4 and 3/4" plywood. Also, the matress and abunch of other way heavy items. The traier is sitting higher now.
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