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Rebuilding Torsion Hubs.

Discussion in 'Trailers' started by BUSTI, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. BUSTI

    BUSTI Well-Known Member

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    So my Ellis trailer has torsion axles instead of leaf springs the hubs are in need of a complete bearing and seal overhaul. The bearing buddies do not work, they leak grease all over the wheels. They're a mess. I've been thinking instead of rebuilding them in the heat and dust in Parker I'm wondering if I can just pull the whole torsion arm off and take them home and rebuild on the bench? Any thoughts?
     
  2. Boat211

    Boat211 Well-Known Member

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    Don't see why not. Just mark them so they go back on the spline in the same spot.
     
  3. BUSTI

    BUSTI Well-Known Member

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    That's what I used to do with my old VW's. Mark the swing arm then remove, rebuild and reinstall.
     
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