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Re: Tire rack hinge?

From: Garner Sutterfield <stocker75_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2002 21:03:42 -0800 (PST)

Scott Ellinger at www.rockstomper.com used to sell a
complete trailer spindle/bearing hinge that uses an
easy to find 2" bearing for about $40. I built one
for myself but didn't save too much. The trick is
getting the "hub" to weld to. I used a piece of
tubing that was close in size, welded a smaller piece
of tubing inside it for a bearing shoulder, and honed
it out large enough for my bearing race. Next time
I'm just going to have a machine shop bore the
shoulders in a piece of tubing.

There's a pic of the one I made at:
http://www.sutterfield.alloffroad.com/catalog.html

Good luck,
Garner

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Received on Sat Feb 09 2002 - 22:03:46 MST


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