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Sprung Axles: Light Duty

From 2,000 lbs. to 8,000 lbs., Dexter leaf spring axles are the benchmark of the trailer industry. Each capacity is tested to meet the specific needs of each application... and then some.

While straight spindles are considered standard for products rated above 9,000 lbs., Dexter offers both straight and 4” drop spindles for the D20. Suspension is accomplished through the use of both double eye and slipper spring Leaf Spring configurations, and can be mounted in either underslung and overslung configurations. In many cases Dexter has multiple tube and spindle solutions to safely handle the overhang customers desire. Leaf Spring axles are offered with several lubrication options, depending on the capacity, including E-Z Lube and standard grease.

Dexter is committed to providing its customers with the most durable, highest level quality and performance leaf spring axle on the market.

5,500 - 7,000 lb capacity

  • D60 & D70 Leaf Spring
  • Complete service manual
  • Precision machined, forged steel spindles
  • Precision machined integral cast iron hub/drums
  • 8-bolt and 5 bolt (UTG) hubs available
  • Standard grease; optional oil bath; E-Z Lube® or Nev-R-Lube®  optional
  • Press-in wheel studs (8-bolt)
  • 12" x 2" electric brakes, CSA approved at 7000 lbs., 12" x 2" hydraulic brakes
  • Brakes are available with and without parking feature
  • Hydraulic free backing brakes available
  • Hydraulic brakes - uni-servo and duo-servo available
  • Optional hot dipped galvanized axle beam
  • Optional Gal-DEX® coated cast iron hub
  • High quality alloy steel springs in a variety of capacities
  • Single, tandem, or triple axle assemblies with equalized suspensions
  • Slipper springs or double eye leaf springs suspension
  • Optional hanger and attaching parts kits available
  • Durable, wear-resistant components
  • Inner wiring system for easier installation and protection of brake wiring
  • Heavy wall 3" diameter tube
  • Straight of Drop spindles (4" drop only)
  • Optional stainless steel wear sleeves for grease seal journal
  • Available in drop center V-bend axle beam
  • 5 year limited warranty