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Moving Trailer Axles Forward
I have a lawn trailer that I use in my business that weighs about 10,000lbs. The problem is the manufacturer that built the trailer put the axles too far back so my tongue weight is about 2300lbs. (Yes over limits for my receiver...hence why I am asking questions) I have approximately 1 foot that I could move the front torsion axle towards the front of the trailer before it starts interfering with the side ramp door. I am wondering if anyone has a formula or any way to figure how much weight that would take off the tongue?
Option #2 is to turn it into a gooseneck. The problem is the trailer shops and welders I have talked to about this end up having a glaze over their eyes by the time I get the question asked and they say they don't want any part of it. I could probably do it in my shop, I just really don't have time to mess with it. Has anyone done this and know approx what it costs?
2010 F-250 CC Lariat with chrome package
FX4, 6.4, Auto, 3.55 axle
B&W gooseneck with Companion 5th Wheel, Supersprings overload springs
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