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Tailgate Ramp Loader Spring

Australian-Made by Couplemate Tailgate ramp loader spring to lift horse float ramps and small low loaders.

How to select the correct size tailgate ramp spring

Often folks pick the most significant size to make sure the spring is heavy enough for the lift required.

Once installed, with an oversized heavier spring, the horse float tailgate swings up so violently that it slams into the trailer with enough force to create damage.

Let’s put some Science into tailgate spring selection. It is critically important to your customer to have an ideal weight when lifting and lowering tailgates.

Buying the correct ramp spring is simple if you follow a few easy steps.

You will need a scale, perhaps a bathroom scale.
Lower the ramp onto the scale (use a small piece fo wood so not to damage the scale)
You now have the weight measurement of the ramp.
Select a size of spring that is 10kg more substantial than the scale indication.
Once installed, the load on your ramp will be 10kg at the point where it touches the ground.
Car trailers and low loaders use drop or overlay axles. This type of axle lowers the centre of gravity, thereby lowering the trailer.

LInk to parallel overlay axle to lower the trailer.

The image below shows one method of installation
horsefloat door

14mm – 40kg
16mm – 60kg
17mm – 80kg
19mm – 100kg
Small tail – 150mm from the centre of the coil
Long-tail – 700mm from the centre of the coil
Coil OD – 80mm
Coil ID – 55mm
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Horse float, Tailgate and Ramp Loader Springs

Couplemate Trailer Parts sells only the best quality Tailgate Ramp Loader Spring and caravan spare parts throughout Australia.
Customers are welcome to either pickup or take advantage of our low freight rates. Express shipping to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Hobart.

We also ship products to New Zealand via Australia Post Air Express.

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Where to buy

Direct From Manufacturer

Couplemate Trailer Parts
136 Glenora Street, 1

* All products may not be available at all stores, countries and regions.

Contact information

Couplemate Trailer Parts
136 Glenora Street,
Wynnum, Queensland, 4178

Phone: 07 3348 3822

Fax: 0733482939

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