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SPECIFICATIONS – AXLES AND MORE BY JOE LLC

SPECIFICATIONS – AXLES AND MORE BY JOE LLC

Tired of fighting unstable single-wheeled axles on the highway?

Then, whether you are a transportation industry pro or a Do-It-Yourself RV trailer buff, this two-wheel swivel axle — invented and patented by Joe Rauch — is your answer.

Oh, did we mention this tough, hand-welded, American-made axle swivels 360-degrees for incredible maneuverability, too?

See us at Crystal Welding Inc., for cart and carrier details.

For more information about all axle or carrier options and accessories – or to discuss a purchase – contact longtime Minnesota metal fabricator Joe Rauch.

Click on the “Posi-Lube” document below to enlarge it.

360 Degree swivel, torsional rubber ride axle with POSI-LUBE system

 

DECK HEIGHT

When using 5:7×8” tires the top of the mounting plate is 24” with no load.
12” tires will raise the deck aprox 2″

Swivel Axle load capacity 1,400 lbs

The swivel hub is a 5,200 # standard axle hub 6 bolt on 5.5” bolt centers.

Highway axle uses standard 2000 # axle parts 5 bolt on 4.5” bolt centers.

Frame Mounting Plate

The frame mounting plate is used to mate the
swivel hub to the frame of the trailer.
The plate is laser cut from 3/8” plate steel.

Tires Rims

5:70  X 8” load range (D) on white painted rims with steel valve stem 5” on 4.5’ bolt centers. 1,074 lbs capacity at 100 lbs PSI. 18” diameter 5.5” width.

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5 hole on 4.5” bolt center

Swivel Torsional Axle

Load Carrying Capacity 1,400 lbs
Swivel Mounting Hub Standard 5,200 # axle hub.
6 hole on 5.5″ bolt centers.
Highway Axle Standard 2000 # axle, spindles and hubs.
5 hole on 4.5″ bolt centers.
Suspension Torsional rubber ride. 1,400 lbs capacity.

Frame Mounting Plate

Steel .375″ thick x 11.75″ long x 11.75″ wide. Weight = 13 lbs.
Laser-cut to mate up to the swivel mounting hub. Welds or bolts to trailer frame.

Tires and rims

5:70 x 8” load range (D) caring capacity 1074#
5 hole on 4.5” bolt center
18” diameter x 5.5” section.

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