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Old 11-10-2009, 05:26 PM   #21
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Mine is a 5200# axle, but as you can see (post #11) it's a leaf spring set up. I added an extra leaf to the springs and doubled the frame from the coupler back to where the frame straightens. Most of the added weight is forward of the axle.

Of course none of this means anything for your torsion axle.

Thanks for the tip on tires. What brand and size are they?
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Towmaster St 225 75 15 Load range E Here is the site there 110 a piece.

15 inch Transmaster O.E. Fitment Radial Special Trailer Tire Load Range E

I'm going to check tire discount tho first. I think this is the biggest you can get in a 15"
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Markdoane where did you get the driver side aluminum skin done?
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In the driveway?
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You did it yourself? Was it hard to do? I need my panel replaced on the drivers side, and am wondering if I could tackle this myself. Thanks for the help.
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Yeah, it's not like putting up a shelf in the closet. It's possible if you have the right tools (rivet gun, lots of clecos, and electric or pneumatic shears.

You need to be pretty handy with tools, both physically and mentally. Fair amount of layout and planning required.

The feeling of satisfaction is worth it. Nothing like learning a new skill.
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