Are all 3500 lb axles the same?
In almost all cases 3,500 lb axles will all use the same bearings. If your trailer has a Lippert or Dexter 3,500 lb axle then yeah they would be the same.
How much does a 3500 trailer axle weigh?
Less than 100 lbs. Probably more like 85 lbs. without the springs.
How much weight can I put on a single axle trailer?
In addition to Bridge Formula weight limits, Federal law states that single axles are limited to 20,000 pounds, and axles spaced more than 40 inches and not more than 96 inches apart (tandem axles) are limited to 34,000 pounds.
What size bearing does a 3500 lb axle?
3500 lb axles have the most common and most consistent spindle sizes. They are typically 1.73 inches at the seal, 1.38 inches at the inner bearing and 1.06 inches at the outer bearing like # TRU24FR.
What diameter is a 3500 lb axle?
2-3/8 inch diameter axles are 3,500 lb axles.
What class of trailer towing hitch would a customer towing a 3100 pound trailer need?
Class 3 trailer hitches pull heavier loads on passenger vehicles and full-sized trucks. These hitches are extremely sturdy and range from 3,500 to 8,000 pounds towing capacity. These hitches also offer higher tongue weight capacities of between 350 to 800 pounds.
How much weight can a 6 lug axle carry?
6 bolt axles can be rated from 3500lb to 6000lb. The easiest way to tell is look at the brake drum size. If it is 10″ diamter it is rated for 3500 or 4400lb. If it has a 12″ diameter drum it is rated for 5200 or 6000 lb.
How do you measure trailer axle capacity?
To find the load capacity for your axle you should look on the trailer VIN plate or sticker that lists the VIN number. The weight rating of the axle should be listed on that same plate or sticker. Also, the axle could have a tag or plate on it that will list the weight capacity.