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Does Tandem 6k Axles Have Capacity for 13,500 lb Trailer

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I have a Arctic wolf fithwheel it has a 14260 gross weight but has two 6000 lb axles I was about up grade my leaf springs because there flat is the axles enough to carry the weight of 13500

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Actually no, your axle capacity is 12k and you said you plan to carry 13,500 lbs so you'd be exceeding the axle capacity. The trailer axle # 8327872-EB you referenced has a 7k capacity so as long as it's the correct size it would work well for you. It has a overall length of 94 inches from hub face to hub face and 78-1/4 inches from spring seat to spring seat and has a 4 inch drop.

For a 7k axle leaf spring we have the part # SP-198275 as well.

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