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Old 09-09-2015, 08:24 AM   #1
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87 Coventry Axles

we 're broke down in NY with a bad spindle. no replacement axles available. the mechanics think they can cobble something up to get us home.

the question I have is when we get home where can I get a set of new retrofit axles to slip under this old friend to make it sea worthy again. I understand that the new axles are too long to go in this old girl.
need help, thanks

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Old 09-16-2015, 03:45 PM   #2
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Find a local trailer manufacturer/repair and let them find an axle that will fit. Don't think of them as 1987 Coventry axles, but, rather, trailer axles...just need the sizes, brakes and backing plates and a replacement can easily be found. When I stopped at our local trailer mfg., he has several 'A' frame stands with many axles stacked on them...


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Old 09-17-2015, 06:24 AM   #3
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thanks Timay....we're learning that is the way to go. we are working with lippert, the co. that makes the axles for coachman in Indiana. I need to make a tool to push out those pesky shackle bolts so as to drop the axle so we can get some accurate dimensions. Ma suggested that I try to adapt the port a power. good idea.
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