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Old 02-24-2015, 01:59 AM   #1
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What Type of Axles on 2006 work & play 16ft

I have a 2006 16ft Work and Play. 1 mechanic told me the Axels are Torsion and supposed to be bent. The other guy said they are not torsion because they have leaf springs and my bearings went out because they are bent! Any one know what the real story is?

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Old 02-24-2015, 06:46 AM   #2
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Have a look for yourself.
1) torsion
2) leaf

Leaf spring Axles are pre-bent to get proper camber.
So if you actually look at the axle as a whole you will actually see a bend.
Torsion axles have camber built in to the axle stub and not noticeable by eye.

If the tires do not have excessive wear then everything is proper.
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If you have springs I would say you don't have torsion as shown in the lower picture that Turbs posted. The bearings more than likely failed because they needed to be greased.
Think about things before you do them make life easier not harder.
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