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J.K.Livin

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Posted: 11/11/20 02:17pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I would have a local spring shop provide you all new springs for each axle. Trailer manufacturers are known for providing the absolute minimum so if you load anything in the trailer or use it more than every few months, the springs will go bad. It's not a hard job - you just need lot's of jack stands and be very careful to stabilize everything. Looks like you need to add at least 1 leaf over your current springs, but bring your trailer weights to the spring shop and they can help you. Should cost no more than $400 for new springs, shackles, and bolts. Be sure and get the heavy-duty shackle kit - price is minimal and well worth the money.

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Posted: 11/11/20 02:23pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I would replace all springs and any worn hardware. Once I start tearing something down I want it right. Nothing worse than going back in because something seemed good enough to skip. I would have about 3000# springs (6000/pair) installed. When the work is complete get the trailer level.


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Posted: 11/12/20 11:28am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

time2roll wrote:

I would replace all springs and any worn hardware. Once I start tearing something down I want it right. Nothing worse than going back in because something seemed good enough to skip. I would have about 3000# springs (6000/pair) installed. When the work is complete get the trailer level.


Well dang, I already ordered new five leaf a 3000 pound springs from etrailer, 25 1/4 inch Eye 2 Eye plus new U bolts and top plate. The shackles came from Dexter EZ ride system so I think I need to use them

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Posted: 11/12/20 11:45am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Good to go.

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