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Old 10-07-2016, 01:05 AM
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Trailer troubles

I have a 2006 star with a trailer problem... see below
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The tire is prematurely worn on the inboard side. I thought it might be a loose wheel bearing but it seems tight. As I carefully look at the photo it appears that the torsion axle has a slight angle to it... does anyone know what this is ...or.. has anyone seen this before?
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Old 10-07-2016, 01:12 AM
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Yip, I had same problem. Took my trailer in to a great trailer shop and had it aligned. Nothing on mine was bent or broken. Just one tire wearing big time. I put a new tire on to replace the worn one, the rest were very low miles. Been running 2 years since aligned, no excessive wear.
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Do you know if they replaced the rubber inside the torsion axle?
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Old 10-07-2016, 12:31 PM
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My torsion arms were causing the problem. I had a couple long trips, 1 across Wyoming in the early spring. Roads were in bad shape. Seemed like every bridge joint was like jumping a curb. Took the trailer shop about an hour to align all 4. I think it was short of $150. I put the new tire on right before I pulled to the trailer shop.
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Old 10-07-2016, 02:04 PM
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My torsion arms were causing the problem. I had a couple long trips, 1 across Wyoming in the early spring. Roads were in bad shape. Seemed like every bridge joint was like jumping a curb. Took the trailer shop about an hour to align all 4. I think it was short of $150. I put the new tire on right before I pulled to the trailer shop.
Did they make any preference if the trailer was loaded or unloaded (boat on or off)? I need to do this for my trailer.
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Old 10-07-2016, 03:29 PM
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Did they make any preference if the trailer was loaded or unloaded (boat on or off)? I need to do this for my trailer.
Boat on trailer...
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Old 10-07-2016, 07:31 PM
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Do you know if they replaced the rubber inside the torsion axle?
The problem is the alignment, not the torsion rubber. Find a good shop and get the axles bent into alignment.
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