Drop Axles - Your Completely Build-To-Order Custom Dexter Drop Axle
Please allow 3-5 weeks for the axle to be delivered.
If you are needing something faster call one of our trailer parts experts to see if the axle you need is in stock. In stock items may be sold for a discounted price.
If available, have your purchase sent to a commercial business address as this will be delivered on a freight truck. Extra charges apply going to a residential address.
This is a completely custom guide to building your own Dexter drop axle. Drop axles are typically used on cargo, livestock, horse and some equipment trailers. They provide a lower deck height to make it easier for loading your trailer.
All trailers axles are designed to operate within a certain minimum and maximum difference between the hubface and spring center. Below are the differences allowed to keep the axle rated at the capacity specified.
- 2k - Minimum: 15.25" / Maximum: 23.5"
- 3.5k - Minimum: 14" / Maximum: 18"
- 3.5k 3" Tube - Minimum: 14" / Maximum: 23"
- 6k - Minimum: 15.75" / Maximum: 17.5"
- 7k - Minimum: 16" / Maximum: 18"
- 8k - Minimum: 18" / Maximum: 19"
*Drop axles are recommended to be equipped with Nev-R-Adjust brakes due to difficulty in adjusting them with the drop spindle.*
There are NO RETURNS on this item, and you submitting your order is confirmation of such.
If you have any questions, please call the office at 936-349-6507. The trailer parts expert can then help you through the ordering process.