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Old 07-20-2014, 11:22 PM
Tbounds Tbounds is offline
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Bent spindles on axle

Has anyone had problems with single axle trailer axle spindles bending cause premature tire wear and catastrophic failure of tires?
Has anyone had any experience with the Torflex axles ?
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Old 07-21-2014, 01:22 AM
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Are you talking about your trailer suspension or the pivot arms collapsing and causing the tires to jam up into the fenders? If so, yep....I can give you all kinds of details.
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Old 07-21-2014, 09:30 AM
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If the tires are up in the fenders, the rubber in the torflex axle has failed and it's time for a new axle. Based on the year of the boat in your profile, I would guess that you are going to need a new axle.
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Old 07-21-2014, 10:42 AM
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I have a Mastercraft 2002 trailer and I bent a spindle in 2009. I had to replace the axle.
The axle was a Dyra-flex 5200Lbs.
Purchased the replacement from UFP.
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Old 07-21-2014, 12:39 PM
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axles

i have the standard spring axles not the torxflex . It appears i will be replacing axle what are your thoughts on going back with regular spring axle vs torflex type axles? I know all of the newer mastercraft axles are the torflex.
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