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Recommended Trailer Axle For Haul Master 4x8 Foot Trailer

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I need to replace axle and hubs on my Haul master 4 by 8 trailer. I believe the old axle was rated only 1200#. do you know if your set will fit?dexter trailer axle with idler hubs 60 2000#

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Replacing your existing axle with the Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,000 lbs # 20545I-ST-60-15 or Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,000 lbs # 20440I-ST-60 will work fine as long as the Hub-face-to-hub-face length is 60 inches and spring-center-to-spring-center length is 48 inches. This will give you a higher capacity axle but you will still be limited to whatever weight capacity the weakest component of your trailer is.

If your measurements don't line up, then I recommend going with the axle-less system. If you have a 4 on 4 inch bolt pattern, then # A12RS440 is the correct replacement. Otherwise you can use the # ASR1200S04 You can use a 2 inch square tube to connect these parts using the integrated hole if there isn't a frame cross-brace at your axle location.

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