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Old 05-17-2012, 02:41 PM   #1
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New axle for a '62 Tradewind

Have a 62 Tradewind single axle that needs to be replaced. What size do I need? Also which name brand do you guys suggest.

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Old 05-18-2012, 12:01 AM   #2
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If you crawl under the trailer there may be a tag on the axle with the weight rating. My '74 has the weight rating on the VIN number tag.
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Old 05-21-2012, 11:25 PM   #3
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Have a 62 Tradewind single axle that needs to be replaced. What size do I need? Also which name brand do you guys suggest.

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Your trailer originally came with a 4000 lb axle. This would be a nominal 5000 lb axle de-rated to 4000 lbs. Axles are de-rated during the fabrication process by shortening the rubber rods before assembly. Depending on the direction of your restoration/refurbishment, you may want to up-rate your new axle to suit your current or expected final weight.
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