AnswerID: 90994 Submitted: Sunday, Jan 02, 2005 at 11:21
Bob Y. - Qld
Happy New year, Muddy,
There used to be a caravan, made with this type of suspension, and the story goes that it didn't complete the round Oz trip. Spent some weeks in Alice, waiting for new axle.
We have similar axles(not my choice) fitted to a gooseneck, for 4-6 horses, and while we haven't had any probs yet, there is limited wheel travel, in off road conditions.
Feel Peter's example gives you an unbiased view on this choice.
Have seen the independent set-up on Campomatics, and reckon this is the way to go. Okay, say you break a coil spring, they cost bugger all, and are lighten enough to cart a spare.
Let us know what you build?
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