Trailer Axles | Trailer Axle Kit
Trailer Axles come in various sizes to suit various applications. There are square axles, round axles, stub axles. They are of various lengths to suit your standard 6 x 4 trailer or your heavy-duty car or equipment trailers. It's important to know the dimensions, especially when replacing an old axle so that you can purchase the correct size to suit your needs.
- Straight axles: These types of axles are nothing more than a straight square or round bar.
- Drop axles: Drop axles possess offset spindles and drop slightly lower than a straight axle.
- Torsion axles: Torsion axles resemble a rectangular or a square straight axle, but their bars contain moving parts.
When you select an axle or a trailer axle kit, you need to determine its capacity required for your trailer, based on all the components of your trailer and their lowest capacities. In other words, you’re looking for the chain’s weakest link. These components include:
West Coast Trailer Parts has access to a large range of ready-made standard axles in 39mm, 40mm & 45mm material. We also have access to "made to order" sizes in these and 50mm square, 65mm round and drop axles. Call us or call in to have a chat with our friendly staff about getting exactly what you need. We'll help you work out the important details you need to get exactly the right fit.
- All the necessary hardware to keep the above components in place.