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Old 08-06-2012, 01:55 PM   #1
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I have a couple of questions regarding a 1979, 16 foot, Fiber Stream trailer. I have to buy and install new springs and I need the following information:

1 - What does the trailer weigh?
2 - Where can I get springs for it?
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Old 08-06-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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The only way to know for sure what your trailer weighs is to weight it! You can find truck scales in your area, many times the local dump offers a scale as well as some local trucking companys.


$8 to $15


if you can't move the trailer I would suggest reading the post here in the general chat forum titled Weights in the real world. Of course that will only give you a guess-ta-mate of your trailers real weight. But, better than nothing......................... Good Luck!




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Old 08-06-2012, 06:14 PM   #3
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Years ago I had a pickup with a broken rear spring. I took it to a shop that specifically dealt with spring replacement. The fellow replaced the spring while I watched. I doubt they will let you watch today. Shame, it was interesting. Might ask at the local auto parts place if there is a spring shop in the area. Raz
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Don't forget to replace the bushings and shackles at the same time! The price will be minor and the longevity of the springs is in direct proportion to those pieces.
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:03 AM   #5
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Trailer weight, Thanks

Thanks to those who responded. I didn't find the exact weight because I have a broken spring, but I've determined that it weighs right around 3000 Lbs.

I Found the springs I needed, new springs and all new mounting hardware came to $134.00, $46.00 of that was freight.
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