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Lift Blocks For a Torsion Axle On a 2004 Horton Hauler Tandem Axle Cargo Trailer

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Hi, I have a 2004 Horton hauler cargo trailer. It’s a tandem axle 8x16 enclosed trailer. I’m not sure which kit I need to match my 8” on center side mount axle bolt pattern. The axles themselves are 5x4.5 bolt pattern and I’m not sure of the axle rating.

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You will likely have Dexter #10 Torflex axles on your 2004 Horton Hauler cargo trailer. You can check the rear portion of the axle tube on the passenger side for a serial number that is stamped into the tube. With the serial number I can contact Dexter to ensure exactly what you have.

If it is a Dexter #10 you can use the Torflex Lift Kit # K71-707-02 to lift both your axles 2-5/8". It matches the same 8" on center bolt hole measurement that you measured on your trailer.

If you can not find a serial number on the axle tube you may also have 3,500lb Lippert square torsion axles. It uses a mounting pattern that is very close to 8" at 7-7/8" for bolt hole centers. The Axle Riser Kit # LC382741 will provide you with 3-1/2" of lift if you have the Lippert torsion axle.

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