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Old 04-27-2014, 03:57 PM
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Mikeg205's Spring Upgrade

Had to steal the the title from Clrussel - Before and after pics... springs source at Northern Tool - shackle and u bolts at Cal Trailer.

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Old 04-27-2014, 03:58 PM
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Does the trailer ride higher after the upgrade?
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Old 04-27-2014, 04:01 PM
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And After... easier than I thought it would be... even have a little left over last season hanging from axle - got at least 2 inches of lift - just by changing the springs. The parts list and where I got them -

From Great Norther Tool - 27" Spring - part 125208

from caltrailerworks.com - shackle bolt - 6 x SKU: P25559 , 6 lock bolts SKU: P25561 , 4 u bolts 7 inch - could have went shorter - SKU: P25670. got new lock washers at hardware store reused plate and original nuts. If you plate needs replacing 2 x SKU: P25686

Peter aka Thatsmrmastercraft found the springs for me after etrailer sent me wrong springs.
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Old 04-27-2014, 04:05 PM
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Your tires look like they have a serious flat spot haha. Lookin good Mikey.
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Old 04-27-2014, 04:10 PM
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That looks awesome Mike!! Great work.
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Old 04-27-2014, 04:22 PM
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Does the trailer ride higher after the upgrade?
yes almost 2 inches
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Old 04-27-2014, 04:37 PM
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Can you take a photo so we can see the gap between the tire and fender?
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Sorry, ignore last post...just saw the pic
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Old 04-27-2014, 04:44 PM
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Sorry, ignore last post...just saw the pic
before new springs.. if I put my hand in between fender and tire - tire and fender would touch hand... now there's a nice gap..
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