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Old 02-05-2014, 11:00 PM   #11
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unless they were worried about the spring perches not being strong enough for the addition leverage I don't see why not!?!
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Old 02-05-2014, 11:09 PM   #12
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Most axles have a bow to them for toe in if you flip axles you have to cut off the perches and weld on other side of the tubes so that they are with the bow up in the center for proper toe in otherwise tires will wear on the inside rather quickly due to toe out because with the weight they tend to run on the inside thread with improper toe in.
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Old 02-06-2014, 04:21 PM   #13
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Most axles have a bow to them for toe in if you flip axles you have to cut off the perches and weld on other side of the tubes so that they are with the bow up in the center for proper toe in otherwise tires will wear on the inside rather quickly due to toe out because with the weight they tend to run on the inside thread with improper toe in.
this is true but what i have done and would do again is just buy another set and weld them on the axles then drop them under the leaf springs. a lot simpler and you don't risk cutting to deep into the axle and weakening it.
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Old 02-06-2014, 05:10 PM   #14
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Most axles have a bow to them for toe in if you flip axles you have to cut off the perches and weld on other side of the tubes so that they are with the bow up in the center for proper toe in otherwise tires will wear on the inside rather quickly due to toe out because with the weight they tend to run on the inside thread with improper toe in.
That's what they kind of said .After reading that.I remember

I was thinking of moving the pin box down and see if that will help.
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Old 02-06-2014, 05:22 PM   #15
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That's what they kind of said .After reading that.I remember

I was thinking of moving the pin box down and see if that will help.
I would think about a two inch lift for the trailer as well as dropping the hitch.
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I'm pretty sure if you get the trailer axle alignment kit it lifts the trailer almost 2 inches. It's an easy bolt on kit.

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Old 02-06-2014, 06:11 PM   #17
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I'm pretty sure if you get the trailer axle alignment kit it lifts the trailer almost 2 inches. It's an easy bolt on kit.

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Old 02-06-2014, 06:39 PM   #18
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Most axles have a bow to them for toe in if you flip axles you have to cut off the perches and weld on other side of the tubes so that they are with the bow up in the center for proper toe in otherwise tires will wear on the inside rather quickly due to toe out because with the weight they tend to run on the inside thread with improper toe in.
Two things, 1, the axles have a bow in them for camber, not toe in/out. 2, You don't flip the axles, simply cut the spring brackets off the bottom of the axles and re-weld to the top.
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Two things, 1, the axles have a bow in them for camber, not toe in/out. 2, You don't flip the axles, simply cut the spring brackets off the bottom of the axles and re-weld to the top.
Two things: 1. Toe is also factored in a trailer alignment 2. There is no need to cut off the old perches, simply weld on new ones on top of the axle tubes. The u-bolts will simply go right along the old perch.
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I have seen people on forums use the kit but me personally have not. The mounts appear noble enough and is something I'm considering for my slightly out of alignment 5er.
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