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Old 10-19-2008, 08:08 PM
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Want to raise my trailer height. How to?

I bought an open trailer 6.5'x10'. The trailer is kind of low for what I want to do with it. I'd ideally like to lift it 1.5" or 2". My setup uses leaf springs that are 1.75" wide and u-bolts. I'm wondering if lifting it with blocks is possible, and where to get them. Of course larger tires will be following so that I can get more ground to axle clearance.

Please point me in the right direction.
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I do it all the time, Just do a spring over on it... Weld the spring purches on top of the axle and put the axle below the springs... Its the safest wat to lift a trailer..
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I do it all the time, Just do a spring over on it... Weld the spring purches on top of the axle and put the axle below the springs... Its the safest wat to lift a trailer..
The axle is already below the springs.
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Some people will use a 2" channel or heavy wall square tubing and remount the spring mounts, basically putting more distance between the spring mounts and the frame. If this is your route, make sure your axles are measured out perfectly when they get welded back together or your trailer will wear tires out
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