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Old 08-12-2008, 10:59 AM   #1
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hi all,
i have a 1979 trillium jubilee. the axle has an injected rubber something or other that i have been told cannot be replaced. how big a deal is it to replace the axle? has anybody had any experience with this?
thanks vh crowell

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Old 08-12-2008, 01:08 PM   #2
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Hi. Welcome to the site.

In the upper right hand corner, next to the "Help" button, is the "Search" button. When you click on it, a small window will open. Go to the line that says "More Options" and click on that.

In the new window, Type replace + axle into the box, and click on "enter."

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Old 08-12-2008, 01:18 PM   #3
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Hi Verna,

Do you know if you have a.) electric brakes and b.) if so do you use them?

Generally the Trillium came with Dexter axles so I did a search on +trillium +dexter

I have a few good results including this one:
Trillium Axle Replacement, Installed Dexter 3000# axle w/10" elec brakes
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Old 08-12-2008, 02:02 PM   #4
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If it is Bolted on, it is somewhat easy.

If it is welded on then you have to have it removed and unless you are a welder, you will have to take it to a welder that is good with a torch and then after the removal I recommend that you have it installed so it will be bolted on.

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Old 08-14-2008, 07:46 PM   #5
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ok...good information..thanks a lot for the help. verna crowell
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