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Old 02-15-2018, 02:15 PM   #1
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18 321 RSTS axle weight rating

Our 18 321 rsts weighs in at just shy of 10900. After pulling the bearing buddy caps I noticed one outer bearing barely received grease so they will all be redone. What concerns me is the lippert axles are only rated at 6000 pounds a piece. Is this correct because once packed i know the weight is over 12000. Or do they deduct the amount of hitch weight in the bed of the truck? Please give your thoughts.
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Old 02-15-2018, 02:24 PM   #2
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On 5th wheels pin weight is part of the gvw. On that unit 2 to 3k+ will be on the pin, rest on the axles. Perfectly normal. I'd scale it once you're loaded up and ready to go.


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Should be a yellow sticker on the door telling you what you have for CCC. Everything else is mute.
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:01 PM   #4
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I scaled our '18 321RSTS loaded and had 10160# on the trailer axles and 2800# on the hitch (very organized but full storage compartments and empty tanks). Sounds like we are both in the same ball park. Just made a 1400 mile run to Santa Rosa Beach and tire pressure only rose to the 92-94 psi range that everyone else with heavier units are seeing. Had the same skimpy wheel bearing lube situation that you observed too.
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