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Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tall - 9/16" Bolt Hole

Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tall - 9/16" Bolt Hole

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Hanger can be configured to work as either a front, center, or rear hanger on tandem- or triple-axle applications. Can be used on single-axle trailers as a front hanger only. Designed to suspend your double-eye leaf spring. Lowest Prices for the best trailer leaf spring suspension from etrailer. Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tall - 9/16" Bolt Hole part number 28-5 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-496-5010 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - 28-5

  • Hangers
  • Spring Mounting Hardware
  • Double Eye Springs
  • 3-1/4 Inch Tall
  • Single Axle
  • Tandem Axle
  • Triple Axle
  • 9/16 Inch Diameter
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Hanger can be configured to work as either a front, center, or rear hanger on tandem- or triple-axle applications. Can be used on single-axle trailers as a front hanger only. Designed to suspend your double-eye leaf spring.


  • Configured for use as front, center, or rear hanger for double- or triple-axle applications
    • Can be used as front hanger only on single-axle applications
  • Provides attachment point for leaf springs
    • Hanger suspends spring or equalizer from trailer frame
  • Fits 1-3/4" wide double-eye springs with 9/16" diameter eyes
  • Works with 9/16" diameter bolt (sold separately)


  • Overall dimensions: 3-7/8" tall x 3" deep
  • Inner width: 1-7/8"
  • Height (from top of hanger to center of bolt hole): 3-1/4"
  • Top bolt hole spacing (center to center): 1-3/4"

TSW 28-5 Front, Center or Rear Hanger for Double Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tall - 9/16" Bolt Hole

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Video of Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tall - 9/16" Bolt Hole

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Video Transcript for etrailer Trailer Suspension - Leaf Spring Suspension - 28-5 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the front, center, or rear hanger for double eye springs. This hanger can be used as a front hanger on single axle applications and it can be used as a front, center, or rear hanger on tandem or triple axle applications. It's designed to fit 1 3/4 inch wide double eye springs with 9/16 inch diameter eyes. It will work with a 9/16 inch diameter bolt. Your hardware is sold separately. The units made from a sturdy steel construction that measures around 3/16 of an inch thick. It is a weld on application so it would get welded directly to the trailer frame. The holes on the top are not for a bolt on installation.

These holes are for if the installer would like to use button welds instead of or in addition to welding around the hanger. The height measurement for a hanger is taken from the center of the mount hole to the top of the hanger so for this particular unit it's going to give us a height measurement of 3 1/4 inches. The overall length of the unit edge to edge going this direction we're looking at a measurement of 3 inches. The overall height, that's going to give us a height of around 3 13/16 of an inch. When it comes to the width, measuring the external width first, that's going to measure about 2 3/8, internal width is going to measure about 1 7/8 - 1 15/16 of an inch. Then all the holes on the unit are going to have a diameter of 9/16 of an inch. That's going to do it for today's look at the front, center, or rear hanger for double eye springs..

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Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tall - 9/16" Bolt Hole - 28-5

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (90 Customer Reviews)

Hanger can be configured to work as either a front, center, or rear hanger on tandem- or triple-axle applications. Can be used on single-axle trailers as a front hanger only. Designed to suspend your double-eye leaf spring.


Really like dealing with e-trailer, but am rather disappointed with the Hangers I ordered. They were smashed so hard in the die press during manufacture, that I am concerned about stress cracks. I attached 2 pics, and you can see the steel was slammed so much that it literally pinched it over a sixteenth of an inch at the base of the ears. Sad thing is, I don't have alot of time, and am forced to use them. I hope they don't break. The hangers I got in a previous kit seemed fine. I wonder why these should be different.


Products were what I expected, Diana was very knowledgeable and professional, made ordering a breeze


I had to reorder some hangers that got lost in transit, they replaced them with no issues. Great company


The customs service is excellent not bad at all in first purchase thank you so much and happy too


Not good, one of the springs in my order was the wrong type. Customer service has a 20 + minute hold, also not good.


I rebuilt the under carriage of my older trailer and purchased parts from etrailer. I replaced single leaf spring with their 5 leaf springs and used their heavy duty suspension kit and heavy duty hangers. Everything works great and would recommend etrailer parts to anyone. Great prices and great and friendly service.

Still satisfied with the products I bought through etrailer! Works great!
Steven P - 10/29/2020


Good product....worked well

Very well
Jeanne S - 09/24/2021


I have built several trailers in the past and I am currently building a tilt bed car trailer. I have made several purchases from They are great people to deal with and all of the products that I have purchased have met or exceeded my expectations. The spring hangers are well formed with no distortion and true to specifications. Highly recommend


I purchased the parts I needed to repair the suspension on an old Lil-Rider trailer. Knowing else had anything close to what I needed. The parts came quickly and we're exactly as advertised.


worked great


The spring hangers I ordered are a fine product. I was planning to use some existing rectangle tube to make my own, but what with time constraints, I decided to order these from etrailer. I am glad I did. I couldn't have made them any nicer, I would have only burned time trying. I could have made them as good, yes. I have the tools to do so. But I could not have made them as nice as these in a short period of time. Great purchase, and it allowed me to work on other aspects of the trailer while these shipped. Shipping was quick too, all around a great deal.


As usual, etrailer does the job and faaast shipping!!!
I will use these spring brackets to move my trailer axles forward and reduce tongue weight.


Great service, fantastic shipping and delivery. All pieces of the suspension repair of my tandem trailer fit perfectly! I have another trailer to repair and I will be ordering my parts from etrailer.


I ordered two trailer leaf hangers and a 10,000 trailer jack. The price was as cheap as I could find anywhere and super fast shipping! Thanks
Will be a return buyer.


Delivery was as promised and all parts were there. Great service. Raised 5th wheel 4 3/4 inches so it would be level when hooked up to 2016 Ram 2500.


Easy to install and and the trailer I rebuilt is awesome now.

The unit is still going strong!
Robert L - 01/21/2020


Needed replacement parts for 69 Frolic camper. Parts were very easy to find on this web site, and are exactly as origional.


Everything you could expect. Delivered well protected and on time!
Unless I need it in my hand THAT day, I'll order it from


This is our 2nd order for the same product. It shipped the same day we placed our order and was delivered within 3 business days. We will definitely place a 3rd order when we need it. Thanks for the great service etrailer.


The spring hangers worked perfectly for adding an axle to my trailer.
Shipping was super fast!


Thanks etrailer, I received my order all the parts were there, can't wait to install them on my trailer. good price ,heavy duty, I will let you know more after I install the parts. Thanks again for your excellent service.


Had to replace the factory shackles when they broke. These ahe held up well.


Welded on, easy fix for one that was ripped off when driver dropped off shoulder of road into the ditch and found a driveway culvert


Hangers and bolts in great shape being new, and shipped in a very timely manner, Thanks etrailer - - -


You can put a lifetime guarantee on your leaf spring shackles.

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  • Will Longer Leaf Spring Shackle Links Provide More Clearance Between Tire and Underside of Fender
    There are a few ways to gain additional clearance between your tire and fender, but going with longer shackle straps won't accomplish what you're looking for. The best way to proceed would be to either raise the fenders, if possible or go with taller spring hangers. Keep in mind that because a suspension articulates, going with a one inch taller hanger won't necessarily provide an additional inch of height. Going with a smaller diameter wheel/tire combo would work as well.
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  • Suspension Setup Recommendation for a Camper Trailer that Will be Taken Offroad
    Leaf springs aren't any more designed for off-road use than slipper springs. What I would recommend is a Timbren axle-less system as they offer the best ground clearance since they do not have an axle that runs across the trailer. I attached a page that has all of the Timbren systems we offer for you to check out. You will want to pick out the system with enough capacity for the weight of your trailer and the same bolt pattern as your trailer wheels. For even more ground clearance some...
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  • Can Shackle Straps Be Used at the Front and Back of a Leaf Spring
    Usually, you do not put shackle straps on the the front and back. One end the the spring should be suspended from a hanger. The reason that shackle straps are needed is to compensate for the extra drop of something like an equalizer or shorter hanger and to allow the spring to have the proper range of motion it requires. To use shackle straps in both places you would have to have hangers of different height. I have included a link to our FAQ article on double-eye trailer suspension that...
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  • Availability of 2 Inch Wide Trailer Leaf Spring Hangers
    Most all double-eye leaf springs are going to be 1-3/4 inches wide and the hangers will match. There are hangers for slipper springs that are 2 inches wide. I have included a link to all of the hangers we carry for 2 inch wide springs. There are various heights available and all of them can be welded on.
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  • Why Should Trailer Axles Be Close Together
    If you spread tandem axles to far apart you end up causing tire scrubbing which means that when you are making tight turns the axle with less weight on it will be skidding around on the pavement which cause premature tire wear. You want to have the axles as far apart as the spring and hanger kit recommends for the best performance. For more information on trailer suspensions setups check out the link I attached.
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  • Trailer Suspension Equalizer Tilted Up At one End
    The suspension in general on your trailer looks very worn. I would replace as much as I could on it to get it back to good working order. The problem with the equalizer cocked to one side like that can happen sometimes. It usually fixes itself when a load is put on the trailer. What I recommend though is to jack up the trailer and use a pry bar to get the leaf spring end up above the equalizer so the equalizer is straight and then let the trailer back down. Regarding the tires being closer...
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  • What Happens if I Change the Size of Equalizers on 5th Wheel Camping Trailer
    When changing the size of the equalizer that is on a trailer, this will affect the size of hangers needed or the spacing of the hangers. For example, if you were to go with an equalizer that is one inch taller, you could keep the center hanger the same but would need one inch longer end hangers. If you replace your current equalizer with one that is longer, you would have two options. One would be to find shorter springs but the easier option would be to move the spring hangers further...
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  • Angle Of Shackles On Trailer Appear Wrong When Installing Leaf Springs
    Ff the springs you are installing are 25-1/4 inches, you would need to place the hangers between 24-3/4 and 25 inches apart. The shackle should be angled as the drawing shows in the attached helpful article, which should be toward the rear of the trailer. Make sure the trailer is not under load when you are installing the hangers and it never hurts to double check the measurements of the springs and the hanger locations as well.
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  • Can a Trailer with Axles Over Leaf Springs Be Lifted
    If your axles are already above the leaf springs the only way to increase the height of the trailer is to install taller hangers. You should note that this route isn't going to give you a dramatic lift. The biggest issue your setup has is the tall rims and tires on your trailer. Normally trucks with lifts or large wheels can't tow fifth wheel trailers easily. If you are within a couple inches of being able to tow your trailer level without overhang/bed rail interference you could go...
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  • Proper Position of Equalizer and Shackles on Trailer Suspension
    I attached a picture that shows the proper position of shackles and equalizers on trailer suspension. Sometimes the shackle will flip up but if you jack up the trailer by the axle that's got the shackle flipped you can usually get it to flip back over.
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  • Way to Lift Trailer that Already Has Axles Under Leaf Springs
    The only option we would have would be to install taller suspension hangers on your trailer. You would first need to measure the height of your current hangers and then check out the link I attached which has all the hangers we carry. You will then need to select from the filters which size you need.
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  • What Hanger Spacing Should be Used on a Trailer with 27 inch Long Leaf Spring
    For a 27 inch long spring like the part # PR427 the correct hanger spacing is 25-3/4 inches like you mentioned. Sounds like your trailer is set up properly.
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  • Will Increasing Spring Shackle Length Allow More Clearance Between Tires and Fenders
    Because a suspension is not static but is meant to articulate, going with longer shackle links won't provide the clearance you're looking for. The best course of action would be to raise the fenders to provide the proper clearance. At the very least, you want to see at least 3 inches of clearance between the tire and the underside of the fender with the suspension at full load. A better bet for gaining height would be to go with taller spring hangers. Keep in mind that the amount by which...
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  • Raising the Deck Height of a Harbor Freight Trailer
    What you can do is replace the suspension hangers with taller ones, see link, which will increase the distance between the axle and the trailer frame. Then you could lower the fenders while keeping the tires the same size. Keep in mind that raising the height of a trailer makes it more susceptible to sway.
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  • Can a Trailer Suspension Hanger Be Drilled Out so that a Larger Bolt Could Be Used
    If all you would be doing to your current hanger would be drilling it out so a larger bolt could fit through it you would be totally fine. I attached an FAQ article on trailer suspension for you to check out as well.
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  • Can Leaf Spring Shackle Straps Be Installed Between Leaf Spring and Front Spring Hanger
    On a single axle trailer, the shackle straps must be to the rear of the axle, attaching the leaf spring to the spring hanger. This allows the axle to deflect upwards and to the rear if you hit a bump. If the shackle was at the front, the axle wouldn't be able to deflect in the correct direction, which would result in suspension components, likely the spring hangers to be damaged.
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  • Single Axle Trailer, Should the Hanger or Shackle Be on the Front of the Trailer Frame
    It sounds like you have a single axle trailer and are curious about whether or not to put the hanger like the part # 28-5 or a shackle in front on the trailer frame. We recommend you put the hanger in the front. The force from the bumps in the road not only pushes up on the suspension but it also pushes the axle to the rear of the trailer. Having the shackle in the rear allows that rearward shock get absorbed better as it allow for slight movement rearward.
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  • How to Re-position Trailer Suspension Shackle Links Once They've Flipped
    You can get the shackle links to flip back the correct way by jacking up the affected axle using a floor jack which should pop things back into place. Having this repeatedly occur would indicate that either your leaf springs are too long or your equalizer is a bit too long. What equalizer are you currently using? Most of the time there's a number cast into it. I've linked to an article with more information on trailer suspensions.
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  • How To Find Correct Replacement Leaf Spring Hangers for a Trailer
    It sounds like you are looking for new leaf spring hangers which we do offer replacements for. In order to get the correct ones you'll need to do some measuring. The measurement you're looking for is the distance from the top of the hanger to the center of the mounting hole. The Hanger for Double-Eye Springs part # 28-5 for example measures 3-1/4" tall. I have attached a full list of options below.
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  • Can Thicker Leaf Springs be Used to Raise Height of Trailer
    Sometimes it is possible to install leaf springs that have more leaves but depending on what you already have installed you may only be able to add taller hangers like the 3-1/4" tall # 28-5. If you can give me some more information on how many leaves you currently have on your leaf springs and what the eye-to-eye measurement is as well as your axle weight rating I can see if we have leaf springs that you can use. I have also attached links to our selections of hangers and leaf springs...
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  • What Would Cause a Trailer Equalizer to Flip Up to One Side
    Can you please send me a photo of your equalizer and how it is positioned on the axle? As long as the shackle straps are facing the correct direction (see photo) and the equalizer is not contacting the trailer frame then I don't see an issue. The weight on the trailer could be moreover one axle than the other which would cause the equalizer to flip up or the leaf springs could be a slightly different length. Unfortunately, measuring a trailer leaf spring is not exactly cut and dry. The...
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  • What Is the Hole Spacing of the Leaf Spring Hanger 28-5
    The holes atop the Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs part # 28-5 are spaced 1-3/4" apart on center. Please note these are not bolt holes as leaf spring hangers cannot be bolted to the frame because they must be welded. The holes atop this hanger are for weld buttons to help keep them in place.
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  • Lifting My 5th Wheel With Axles Under Leaf Springs
    You will not be able to use a lift kit since your axles are already under the springs. Your only option is to go with taller hangers. You will have to measure the height of your existing hangers and use the weblink I will be including below to find the size hangers you need. When you are measuring the height of your suspension hangers, such as product # 28-5, please remember that distance is from the top of the hanger to the center of bolt hole. I have also included a product description link.
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  • Is There a Weight Capacity for the Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tal
    The Front/Center/Rear Hanger for Double-Eye Springs - 3-1/4" Tall part # 28-5 does not have a weight capacity nor can I say I have seen this on any leaf spring hangers really but there will be no issues with a 5,200 lb axle. When you get up around 10,000 axles you'll start to see wider springs which would then rule these out as they are for the standard 1-3/4".
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