Axle Placement Question

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Axle Placement Question

Post by dbear » April 21st, 2017, 1:05 pm

Hey guys, building a smoker trailer and not real sure where to put the axle. Generally, you would use the 60/40 percent split, but not sure when having the smoking closer to the rear of the trailer. I am building it similar to how TQ does with the firebox welded into the rear of the trailer deck. the trailer deck is 12x5, with a 6 foot CC and a 2 foot firebox, which will weld into the rear of the deck. Should I use a 70/30 percent split..or something like that? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks in advance



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Re: Axle Placement Question

Post by mp4 » April 21st, 2017, 9:12 pm

I placed mine as far back as possible, in part to make sure the fire box doesn't drag.



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Re: Axle Placement Question

Post by Pete Mazz » April 22nd, 2017, 4:09 am

Seems like right in front of the FB is typical.


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Re: Axle Placement Question

Post by Rodcrafter » April 24th, 2017, 9:36 pm

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