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How to Tell What Number Torflex Axle is on Trailer

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How do I tell if I have a 10, 11 or 12 Dexter axles? On a 2004 R-Vision Trail-Lite Model 8306S, tandem axle, 30 foot 9 inch pull behind travel trailer, 14 inch tires, GVWR weight is 6253, side mounted axles. Really could use some more ground clearance. Thanks!

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The Dexter Axle Torflex axles are basically broken up into the following categories:

#9 - 1,000 - 2,200 lb
#10 - 2,300 - 4,000 lb
#11 - 4,100 - 6,000 lb
#12 - 5,500 - 7,200 lb

Based off of your 2004 R-Vision Trail-Lite Model 8306S being a tandem axle and having a GVWR of 6,253 lbs I'd guess that you have 2 of the #10 Torflex axles on your trailer so you'll need the lift kit # K71-707-02. This gives you a 2-5/8" lift and will fit unless you have 3" high profile brackets.

If your axles have the top mount configuration then you also need the hardware kit # DX54FR.

You should be able to verify the axle number by comparing the weight rating on your axle tag with the list I provided. If you still aren't sure go ahead and send me a picture of the tag on your axle and I can help you out!

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