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Old 03-26-2009, 08:03 PM   #29
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I think you have made a very wise decision. Now you have piece of mind knowing that those tubes and rubber rods are new.That you have had the brakes apart and know exactly what you are dealing with.
As far as a change in height changing anything ,I cannot feel or see the difference. I never measured before I changed axles but I am confident that I gained at least 4 inches in trailer height .If anything it has improved the ride a 100%.
Although it cost a few more bucks my axles ordered by the serial number fit just as good as the old ones I took out.I was able to pickup my axles at the Henshen factory. Its an amazing place.
I have no doubt you will not have a problem with the axles switch ,I did it with only some lumber ,a floor jack,2 four wheel dollys(furniture) and an impact. It took me 3 hrs to do the switch and I'm 70yrs old.
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Old 03-27-2009, 08:16 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by Inland RV Center, In View Post
We supply replacement axles with a 35 degree starting angle.

No one yet, in several years has noticed or found any change in handling be cause of the increase in height.

Those that have taken the time to make a post, have all, without exception, stated that the overall handling improved.

It is also wise to travel with a full water tank, which helps the location of the center of gravity.

Thanks Andy for the reply. I am eagerly awaitting my new axles, I hope to attend the 2009 FCU rally with my new axles installed. Adios, John

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