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Is dexter axle the only axle maker? #4438083
06/21/17 10:56 PM
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motor_oil_madman Offline OP
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I hear this name touted by all trailer makers and I guess it's a good brand of axle, but I've never really heard of any other brand. Sounds like a monopoly to me. Does dana make axles for trailers?

Last edited by motor_oil_madman; 06/21/17 10:57 PM.

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Re: Is dexter axle the only axle maker? [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4438112
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Originally Posted By: motor_oil_madman
Does dana make axles for trailers?


They used to, I know for sure.
I have Dana electric brakes on my older camper - - and replacement parts are NOT available anymore for them.

The local trailer supply (Waco Wholesale Trailers) sells Dexter stuff, and cheaper than I can find anywhere else online.


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Re: Is dexter axle the only axle maker? [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4438213
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Lippert also makes axles, mainly for the RV industry. Not sure if they put them on cargo trailers too or not.

Re: Is dexter axle the only axle maker? [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4438263
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My 08 diamond cargo trailer has lippert axles, they still make new trailers with them as well


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Re: Is dexter axle the only axle maker? [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4438438
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Lippert axles are used by sure-trac in trailers..

My utility trailer has a 3500# model. but they have dozens of models.

Ps: the radial trailer tires that came on it are great. With the gate folded flat I only lose 1mpg highway.




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Re: Is dexter axle the only axle maker? [Re: motor_oil_madman] #4439811
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Dexter has bought many other axle manufacturers so the selection is very small now. They bought AL-KO awhile back and discontinued parts for them, I found out the hard way.


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