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How To Determine If A Replacement Axle Will Fit My 2022 Forest River R-Pod 202

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I have a Forest River R-POD 202 2022 model year, VIN 4X4TRPV2XNB027587. The axle sticker is: LCI35-DTBSA-89.5-63.25-ID-22D-LPIB-L-545-CAP 3000# V00058643 This trailer has 2 diamond shaped torsion axles. A shop told me that the front axle is bent. Their price parts + labor was $1200 so I am considering replacing it myself. The closest match I could find on your website is an 89inch torsion axle, 3500 lbs, item # 8327812. Can you tell me if this is item is a match for my model 202 trailer?

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To confirm if the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles # 8327812 will work with your 2022 Forest River R-Pod 202 or not, you're also going to need to verify that your spring seat-to-spring seat measurement is 74".

It also wouldn't hurt to measure the hub-face-to-hub-face as well, to ensure that your axle is 89" long.

Additionally, this axle has a 4" drop, but if you didn't need a drop axle, then you could also use the:

-Trailer Axle Beam with Easy Grease Spindles # e38GR which will work just the same, the only difference being that this axle does not have a drop.

If you've measured (A) and (B) from the attached diagram and confirmed the measurements, then you're good to use either axle.

Hiub Face Measurement (A), And Spring Seat Measurement (B) Locations.
Hiub Face Measurement (A), And Spring Seat Measurement (B) Locations.
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