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Old 10-10-2017, 08:42 PM
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Default Rescuing a Dual-Axle Car Hauler... What would you bring?

Rescuing a Dual-Axle Car Hauler... What would you bring?

My daughter's coach hauls surfboards and other stuff as a part-time gig. On a run someone flagged him down and said a wheel was smoking. Apparently he smoked a bearing. 8-lug 5700lb axles on a Homesteader enclosed trailer. I'm not sure of the length or GVW. He pulled over in a WM parking lot about 2 hours away, unhooked and drove to practice.

Would it be a standard size bearing set (for that size axle) I could pick up and bring to the trailer to fix in the parking lot? What else might I need? Torches? Pullers? Chisels? Extra hub? Maybe a brake was dragging?

He is going to see about having it towed closer as he has AAA RV and that would help all involved, especially me. Hard to diagnose from 140mi away...

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