Trucks & Trailers - spindle size

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02-14-2012, 08:48 AM
How does one determine the size of the spindle on torsion axles?

02-14-2012, 09:00 AM
With the weight capacity and size of the brakes, we should be able to determine the size. Are you looking for a replacement spindle? If so does your spindle attach to the torsion arm with a big castle nut and cotter pin?


02-14-2012, 09:21 AM
I have an EZ loader tandem trailer (TEZB 19-22/24' 4700#) that came with Reliable oil bath hubs and disc brakes. I replaced the discs with Kodiac stainless and their oil bath hubs. One of the Kodiacs is leaking and I wanted to replace the seals. Kodiac sells a kit, and perhaps you do also, for 2 size spindles - 1.72 vs 2.25. If I have one of those sized spindles I was interested in buying the kit. Appreciate your suggestions. Thank you.

02-14-2012, 11:45 AM
I would check your seal size, most EZ Loaders in that size use a 1.68" ID seal, click on the link below to view.

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