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Forum: Axles 09-02-2012, 11:01 AM
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Posted By DKB_SATX
Do any of you with experience with both early-60s...

Do any of you with experience with both early-60s and 70s+ torsion axles know if there was a design change in the late '60s? I'm curious why the patent application for the one that covers my...
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 08:15 PM
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Posted By DKB_SATX
Is automotive stuff essentially the same as the...

Is automotive stuff essentially the same as the stuff a nerd like me would use to organize computer or AV wiring, or is it tougher or more resistant to the elements?
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,454
Posted By DKB_SATX
So, according to Google,...

So, according to Google, (https://www.google.com/patents/US3436069) the patent for the version of the axle that was on my '75 trailer was issued on April Fool's Day 1969. :) They applied for it in...
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By DKB_SATX
My actual point seems to stand, though. The only...

My actual point seems to stand, though. The only thing that year on the data plate means about my particular axles is that they were made sometime after the beginning of 1970 and unless one has info...
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,454
Posted By DKB_SATX
So between 61 and 70 Airstreams weren't approved...

So between 61 and 70 Airstreams weren't approved in Canada?
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By DKB_SATX
Year of axle manufacture?

So, here's something that interests me. I've seen several posts in which people with mid-70s trailers have said that the data plate indicates that their axles were manufactured in 1970 and...
Forum: Axles 09-01-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,454
Posted By DKB_SATX
The wires have a crimp+solder joint and that in...

The wires have a crimp+solder joint and that in turn is protected by heat-shrink tubing. I think they're very well-done.
Forum: Axles 08-31-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,454
Posted By DKB_SATX
Y'know, I honestly didn't expect to feel the...

Y'know, I honestly didn't expect to feel the difference from the truck, I just figured it would be better for the trailer's ability to hold itself together.

As I wrote in the "Smooth ride!"...
Forum: Axles 08-31-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,454
Posted By DKB_SATX
I sent you a PM with the price. Lance did...

I sent you a PM with the price. Lance did transfer the old shock brackets to the new axles, they came with none.
Forum: Axles 08-31-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,454
Posted By DKB_SATX
Thanks... I should have credited the photos in...

Thanks... I should have credited the photos in the thread (I think I did in one of the blog posts.) These are just a couple of the photos that Lance sent me during the course of the work to show me...
Forum: Axles 08-31-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,454
Posted By DKB_SATX
Axle AND tire heresy, all in one thread!

So, I've made some significant improvements to my trailer, and I chose to do so in a way that some may see as a challenge to the status quo. Of course I think I made good choices, or I would have...
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