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What size axle is on a snowmobile trailer?

What size axle is on a snowmobile trailer?

99.25″ Wide Tandem Axle Snowmobile Trailer – With Brakes

Bed Size Carrying Capacity GVWR
99″ x 192″ 1,990 Lbs. 2,991 lbs
99″ x 240″ 3,200 Lbs. 4,400 lbs
99″ x 264″ 3,100 Lbs. 4,400 lbs

How do I know what size axle I need for my trailer?

If you bought a company-made trailer (as opposed to building one yourself from a kit) there should be a tag with the VIN, weight and capacities all there for you. You should find it on the driver’s side of the trailer. A second way to determine the size axle you need is to measure the diameter of your existing axle.

Can you swap axles on trailers?

It’s definitely possible to upgrade a trailer’s axle rating to a higher rating by just swapping the axles. To pick out the correct axle you’ll need to measure the distance between the hub faces and the spring seat centers and you’ll know which will fit as a replacement.

How do I choose a trailer axle?

Generally speaking, look for trailer axles with more capacity than you need. Also, be sure to match springs and tires, because the real capacity is the lesser of Axle Capacity, Spring Capacity, or Tire Capacity. Don’t get caught short.

How much is an axle?

On average, you can expect it to cost between $880 and $959 to replace your car axle shaft, depending on the type of car you drive and which axle is broken. However, it’s possible that you’ll just need to repair your axle rather than replace it.

Can torsion axles be repaired?

Torsion axles use internal rubber cords to provide the suspension motion and they really are not practical to repair/rebuild. Certainly any axle that was damaged in an accident should be replaced purely for safety reasons.

Is flipping a trailer axle safe?

If your trailer travels securely on the road at all times, flipping the axles will not be a cause for concern. But if your trailer is sensitive to sway or has stability issues even on a good day, flipping the axles may not be such a good idea until the root cause of the poor ride has been fixed.

What is track length on a trailer axle?

Track length: You determine this by measuring the distance between the center of one tire to the other center, which is also called the axle hub face. You can obtain a more precise measurement by calculating the distance from one hub mounting flange to the other flange, which is the mounting surface.

Where is the part number on a trailer hub?

The bearing numbers will be stamped or lasered onto the flat back side of the bearings. The other things you will need to determine are the bolt pattern, the size of your trailer wheel, and the axle capacity.

Is replacing an axle expensive?

The cost to repair an axle runs between about $500 and $600 dollars before taxes and fees. Costs vary depending the type of vehicle, brand, make, and model. Labor costs vary from between about $50 dollars and $140 depending on how long the job takes for a model of vehicle.

How much do axles cost to replace?

How long do trailer torsion axles last?

Subject: RE: Rubber Torsion Axle Life Expectancy? the lifespan is 15-20 years…. no matter how many miles towed or how stored (weight off frame, etc.)

How do I know if my torsion axle is worn out?

The first test is to jack up each side of the trailer and watch to see if the wheel moves down as weight is removed from that side, if on either side the wheel does not drop at least 1½” the axle needs replacing.

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