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Old 02-13-2011, 04:33 PM   #1
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Axle alignment

Hey Andy,

I do appreciate your presence here on the site. Your professionalism, customer orientation and service attitude is easy to observe. Many thanks!

I think I must have missed out on the completion of the axle "good news" story. I picked it up when following another thread to here and it seems like it was a couple of months since the topic was opened. Could you point me to the closeout?

And I am all confused on axle alignment. If the mounting hardware on the axle is welded on straight etc., and assuming that the trailer hasn't hit something that bent the mounts on the frame, isn't it going to be aligned? Is there a way for us to confirm our hardware is correct or do we need to take our trailers somewhere to have the alignment confirmed or fixed after axle replacement?
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Old 02-13-2011, 05:22 PM   #2
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Axis bought the tooling for Henschen axles and is now manufacturing them and supplying them to resellers and installers.
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Axis bought the tooling for Henschen axles and is now manufacturing them and supplying them to resellers and installers.
Not quite.

Axis bought some of the Henschen tooling, which did not include the spindles.

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Axis custom built my axles five years ago. Customer service and quality of work were phenomenal. For a while they withdrew from making AS replacements due to unwarranted snipping here on the forums. Anyone lucky enough to get an Axis product will be delighted if they have half the experience I did.
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Old 02-14-2011, 10:10 AM   #5
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Not quite.

Axis bought some of the Henschen tooling, which did not include the spindles.

Andy
So this this what you are supplying your customers now?

And do they buy out the spindles from _______?

And has they price structure changed?

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Old 02-15-2011, 07:52 AM   #6
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I just bought axles (beams) from Axis for my '78 Tradewind. Spindles sized for my '78 disc brakes, beam downrated to 3,000 lb. Shock bracket pre-mounted. Mounting holes same dimension as original. The axles bolted right in, just like original equipment.

I bought straight from Axis. Easy purchase. Easy folks to work with.

By the way, Dexter would not make their #11 beam downrated to 3,000 lb. (the #11 beam has the correct spindle size for the original 12" disc brakes)

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