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Old 03-26-2009, 02:57 PM   #21
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Any potential rebuilder would most likely have an evaluation test to determine the usability of axles coming in for rebuild just as an engine or transmission rebuilder would have. The fact that some axles might not pass a rebuild test is no reason to discount the idea as a viable one.
The question becomes, if the axle tube is determined to be history, will the customer pay for the labor that it took to get that information.

Most people, I would think, would say either "no" or your just saying it's bad, when it may not be.

Way, way to much trouble for a large corporation to get involved with.

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Rubber rods

I wonder how Axis knew what diameter the rubber rods were used, since different axles use different diameters.

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Old 03-26-2009, 03:13 PM   #23
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I was going to send a sample. Adios, John
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That made the rebuild, very libelous, since obviously, the strength of the square tube has been compromised.Andy
Technically, the original axle would need to state to a third party that the rebuilt axle was of substandard character, in writing, for it to be libelous.

Otherwise it would be simple slander.
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All this and not one comment about trailer sway induced by the center of gravity being raised with new 37 degree axles. Hhhmmmmmm... Adios, John
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All this and not one comment about trailer sway induced by the center of gravity being raised with new 37 degree axles. Hhhmmmmmm... Adios, John
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.

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Technically, the original axle would need to state to a third party that the rebuilt axle was of substandard character, in writing, for it to be libelous.

Otherwise it would be simple slander.
I think you got it right.

If the axle Speaks, it's Slander.

If the axle Writes, it's Libel.

If the axle falls apart, it's had either a mental or physical breakdown. Hard to tell from where I am, tho.

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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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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.

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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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