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Old 10-29-2008, 02:39 PM   #21
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Andy, Thanks for all the info. You are quoting me with shipping the same price as the local guy is quoting me. That is what I needed to know. I will use the factory parts. When I am ready I likely will come to your place and pick up the parts. In relation to the I-10 & the I-15 junction where are you located. Once again thanks for your speedy replys. John
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Old 10-29-2008, 05:15 PM   #22
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Andy, Thanks for all the info. You are quoting me with shipping the same price as the local guy is quoting me. That is what I needed to know. I will use the factory parts. When I am ready I likely will come to your place and pick up the parts. In relation to the I-10 & the I-15 junction where are you located. Once again thanks for your speedy replys. John
We are about 20 to 25 minutes from I-10 and I-15.

Check your map for the junction of I-15 and 91, which is a little south of I-10.

From that junction, we are about 5 minutes away.

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Old 10-29-2008, 06:42 PM   #23
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Wise decision. I changed axles this yr. I ordered thru Andy and picked up at Henshen. Installed myself in about 3 hrs. Henshens spec's were so close to the original ('77) I had to gently convince them (with a plastic sledge) to slide up into the notches in the frame. All bolt holes lined up perfectly. Original parts is the only way to fly.
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Old 10-29-2008, 06:47 PM   #24
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At the risk of sounding like an echo:
I once had a SOB trailer which did not have shocks. It would bounce all over the road, and on certain concrete roadways would just about make you sick if you saw the rear-view mirror. A hot-rod buddy of mine advised me to put shocks on; said if I would buy them, he would do the welding.
It was a vast improvement in handling, I could tow that trailer at 80 mph vice 50 over the same road.
Shocks are not nice, they are necessary.
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I've even had a situation where I had to fabricate my own shock mounts before welding them on, machine shop and welding rates may not be cheap, but it can certainly be accomplished.

In addition to shocks, I recommend the tires be balanced as well. A lot of tire stores will tell you that it's not neccessary to balance trailer tires. I believe these are guys who do not tow much. You do feel the vibration through the hitch and into the tow vehicle and it cause tire hopping. I even have the tires on my utility trailers balanced and this helps a lot on the highway.
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Old 11-09-2008, 09:36 PM   #26
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Now that some time has passed how do you like your Hayes axle, would you reccomend Hayes axles? What about no shocks? Good or bad? Thanks, John
Jim I see you are online, I still wonder- how do you like/dislike not having shocks? Adios, John
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