Where to buy trailer axle

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Where is the best place to buy a new 3500# drop axle for my trailer. I'm located in ft pierce/ vero beach area thanks in advance

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Where are you located. SW fl. ?..west coast trailers. Trailer don he's a member on here GREAT GUY. GREAT TRAILERS. give him a shout. Look him up in classifieds. He's got a diamondback for sale 520 continental In sure he'd be glad to help. :thumbleft:
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Oops sorry ft. Pierce. East coast?...try Dakota airboats/trailers. In classifieds. Hills cages rigging etc.
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expediter in Riviera Beach

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Hwy 68 to us1 go south maybe 1 to 2 blocks on left I believe its called trailer depo I know its right before the big bridge I think theirs a pawn shop across the street from it

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Expediter on your side of the world, They are a trailer part wholesaler so they will more than likely have what you need in stock
1-800-330-1800. I,m pretty sure they sell to the public as well.

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X2 on the expiditer and yes they sell to the public .
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I have a drop axle here at the house. 3500lb with an extra set of springs and almost new hubs and buddy bearings. You can have it for free. Just you have to come get it. I up graded to a new heaver axle. Custom made just for me. I am south of Tampa
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My axle is no longer available. Went to a new home today.
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That's damn nice of you Nomad, glad to see folks helping other folks.

On another note, easy to build your own, by the spindles and some box tubing and weld her up.
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Keebo, what is the trick to getting them perfectly straight? I have had a couple that were off a bit and ate trough tires.
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I just finished a single axle fuel traile, laid about a 4' piece of angle across the sidewalls of the tires and measured to the frame on each end, once both ends and both sides were the same, welded up the hangers and took it for a ride. Pulled true as can be. Hope it helps, it's the poor mans way but it works.
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Using the box tubing if you make sure your cut is good on the end the spindle will fit perfectly flush, you have to assure your cut is good and deburred, if the cut is not straight it will be out of alignment; even just a bit will wear tires out. I usally have help with holding in place and tack it on in two spots, then double check it is still flush before welding. Only done a couple but all have pulled true.
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and of course you have to mount it on the frame straight as well.
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