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Old 08-10-2020, 11:55 AM   #1
Jochen & Christina
 
1965 24' Tradewind
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1965 Tradewind Axle replacement?

Hi - we got our 1965 Tradewind earlier this year (pic attached) and from what I gather our axles are nearly done. We've had them greased and the brakes repaired, but they have very little shock absorption left.



Have any of you done this? What am I looking at for costs, where do you source the new ones, and are there any tips on how to do this successfully? Or is this something I need a professional for?


Thanks!
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Old 08-10-2020, 12:09 PM   #2
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You could contact Colin Hyde Trailer Restorations and get a quote. Iíve gotten a couple from him in the past. Heís probably the most knowledgeable authority on Airstream axles. Heís not that easy to get ahold of.
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