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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.

  • D72 Leaf Spring
  • Complete service manual
  • Precision machined steel spindles and integral cast iron hub/drums
  • Finned brake drums for better heat dissipation
  • Press-in wheel studs, 9/16" or 5/8"
  • Improved bearing package; unitized seals
  • Standard grease lubrication; optional oil bath; E-Z Lube® option
  • 12 1/4" x 2 1/2" electric brakes, CSA approved at 7,100 lbs.
  • Inner wiring system for easier installation and protection of brake wiring
  • Heavy wall 3" diameter tube
  • Straight or Drop spindles (4" drop only)
  • High quality alloy steel springs in a variety of capacities
  • Single, tandem, or triple axle assemblies with equalized suspensions
  • Slipper leaf spring suspension
  • Heavy duty suspension parts available
  • Optional rubber bushed suspension
  • Optional hanger and attaching parts kits available
  • Durable, wear-resistant components
  • 5 year limited warranty