How to Install Trailer Leaf Springs?

Answer Trailers are great all-purpose haulers, but just like any other vehicle, they need maintenance. A trailer can end up with a broken or worn-out leaf spring. When done correctly, replacing a leaf spr... Read More »

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How to Fit Trailer Leaf Springs?

Leaf springs have been used on vehicles for over a century. A leaf spring is made from a flat bar of steel that has mounting holes at each end. Most leaf springs are made of several layers of sprin... Read More »

How to Replace Trailer Leaf Springs?

If your trailer is frequently bottoming out, the leaf springs may be due for replacement. Leaf springs have been used since medieval times to absorb the up and down movements that occur when haulin... Read More »

How to Mount Leaf Springs on a Trailer?

A trailer's leaf springs hold the axle in line. They also support the weight of the trailer and its load, meaning they factor into determining load capacity. To increase the trailer's load capacity... Read More »

How to Measure Trailer Leaf Springs?

Trailer springs act as a cushion for the items riding on the trailer. Leaf springs have layers of metal in decreasing lengths from top to bottom to absorb the shock of bumps while traveling. When t... Read More »