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Old 06-05-2015, 01:22 AM   #11
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i think the true concern is the weight rating of these axles. i read in an earlier thread these( or at least the 4400 pound lipperts) have roughly the same bearing sets and brake sizes as the 3500 pound axles, just a heavier axle tube. you got bearing numbers on those axles Bob?
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Old 06-05-2015, 01:26 AM   #12
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Are you stating you now have Load Range G (14 ply rated) tires with a 15 inch wheel diameter?
Load range E.......sorry
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i think the true concern is the weight rating of these axles. i read in an earlier thread these( or at least the 4400 pound lipperts) have roughly the same bearing sets and brake sizes as the 3500 pound axles, just a heavier axle tube. you got bearing numbers on those axles Bob?
I've crawled all over the axles to identify them and nothing on them......only thing at this point I have to go by is the yellow sticker, and just want an idea of how many kitchen sinks I can carry.
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I've read by yer previous posts your a drag racer and have some serious mechanickin skills. Since yer trailer is 2010, Im sure youve got them thar bearings packed to perfection. Now I just gotta warn ya, serious smoke belchin from the rear end of a dragster may be no cause fer alarm but things are different with these here trailers. Ya might just want to pull over and have a look see if these same conditions occur off the track. As for the sink question...Id prolly just pack 'em in the bed with some old racing slicks. Maybe a good cast iron one to use for a jack stand and a small one to clean up with after a roadside bearing pack...Oh, and dont pull that sticker off. its kinda like a mattress tag and may be punishable by law.
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If thay ain't smok'in, thay ain't bad...clean up you say....nay, that's the highway dept. job, or those that you see pick'in up stuff , the ones that are pay'in their tuition to stupid school, for being stupid an gett'in caught! No comment on the tag...It wouldn't pass the 'tech' inspector.
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:45 AM   #16
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I just have one large platform at the scales here. You could do an abbreviated pass and tell if you were well within limits. The 5er pin is in front of the axles, where the weight ought to be to be within limits. Just runthe combined rig inand weigh truck. It should be under gvwr for the truck. Weigh the trailer axles. If it has a walking beam(rocker arm) between the axles they will be within a knats arse of each other. Split that for axle load. Add all together for gcwr...
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Old 06-05-2015, 08:55 AM   #17
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I can send you my Sherline and adaptor to get your pin wt. or after you tow it to N'ville, we can weight it.
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I can send you my Sherline and adaptor to get your pin wt. or after you tow it to N'ville, we can weight it.
With all the extra room you must have in the Queen Mary, just bring it along....new gauge n all .... but, scratch in up first....I'm better off with old look'in stuff. By the way, just so stuff doesn't rattle around in your pass-thru, throw ( set) your air/hydralic jack in also.. 'ya hear?
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Old 06-06-2015, 01:58 PM   #19
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I can bring lots of extra junk now that have a F 250 Super Duty Powerstroke. I maybe will even bring the smoker along for yucks.
Dodge doesn't squat? Just talking to fellow here at the frog rally. He toasted his tranny on his dodge in the Mountains last year. Are you sure you can make the trip safely in such a old truck??

I also tear off mattress labels as well...
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Old 06-06-2015, 02:43 PM   #20
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My pop up has dual 3,500lbs axles with C rated tires. That set up seems to handle the specs fairly well. Your ultralite seems to be manufactured to the edge of the axle loads.

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