Tips for Maintenance of Trailer Wheel Bearings Provided by Gooseneck Trailers

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Before hitting the road, make sure to check your braking system and your trailer wheel bearings. For adequate trailer wheel bearing maintenance, your bearings should be checked regularly. Gooseneck has put together a few tips for maintenance of trailer wheel bearings.

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Choosing the Right Gooseneck Trailer Wheels

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You probably don’t give much thought to your Gooseneck trailer wheels until it is time to replace them. However, there are a few important factors when it comes to the wheels, such as the size and the material. Steel can be beaten out of shape if it gets damaged off-roading, while alloy wheels are light and rustproof but brittle. While trailer tire sizes may vary, each tire should be the same type, size and construction.

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Pros & Cons of LED Trailer Lights

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LED lights (light-emitting diode lights) offer several unique benefits over standard lights for trailers, though they do have some drawbacks. Here are few pros and cons of LED trailer lights to consider before you decide to add them to your vehicle.

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Maintaining Your Trailer Hub Bearings

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While servicing hub bearings isn’t always fun, it can prevent the loss of valuable time while towing your trailer. The most effective way to keep your rig rolling is vigilance. Not only must the bearings be kept greased, they should be taken apart to be serviced at least once per year. Here are a few tips for maintaining your trailer hub bearings.

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Upgrading Your Trailer Suspension Parts

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A trailer suspension system includes springs or torsion bars and other components that connect the vehicle to its wheels. Suspension is important because if it is weak this can lead to difficulty steering and controlling the vehicle, increased tire and shock wear and other problems.

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Importance of Routinely Inspecting Your Trailer

Importance of Routinely Inspecting Your Trailer

Just like almost anything in life, the better you take care of things the longer they will last. You should inspect your trailer each and every time before you head out on the road, as well as taking it to a certified dealership yearly to have your trailer inspected and serviced. Here are a few important things to check before heading out on the road.

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