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Old 05-20-2014, 08:02 AM   #1
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Torflex axles

I have a Rockwood 2304 purchased new in 2013. This has two axles. The drivers side front wheel is showing wear on the inside tread. The TT went to AK and back to NH last Summer with no problems, great trip! The unit has approx 12,000 + miles on it and all other tires appear to be in good shape. My question is can these axles be aligned? Has anyone else had this situation and what was done to correct it?

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Old 05-20-2014, 08:35 AM   #2
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There is nothing I could find in my Dexter literature that says they have any adjustments for aligning. Since this axle is relatively new, I'd call Dexter to get the answer to this. You don't want some highly qualified, well meaning alignment mechanic to attempt something that will ruin your suspension.

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Old 05-20-2014, 08:45 AM   #3
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I believe where the axle mounts to the frame the holes are elongated to allow some alignment.


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Old 05-20-2014, 03:39 PM   #4
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Turbs is correct this is a problem with the torsion axle if one of the nuts loosened where the elongated hole is at then it will allow that side of the axle to rock forward. you will see where the frame sits on a plate for the axles if this is your problem then that plate and frame will have a gap between them. It's supposed to be flat together. If only one side is doing this it could cause just one tire to ware. But once again not sure if this is what's going on. Look under there and let us know if you can. Wishing you the best of luck!!👍
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Old 05-20-2014, 04:25 PM   #5
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Following up on f1100turbo and cajunrvr posts, there was a thread a couple of years ago about the axles shifting: Look at your 8285ws axles ??

I tightened up on my axle bolts and added a bolt per axle after I read that thread.

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Old 06-16-2014, 05:22 PM   #6
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I had the same problem on Arizona trip this past winter after 3000 miles had wear on inside of tire. Had a tire shop spin the rim and tire and found the rim was warped. My dealership gave me a new tire and rim. This could be your problem too.

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