Technical sheet

Suspension type

Lift axle tandem front suspension

Load capacity

14600 / 16000 / 18000 / 20000 lbs. (6600 / 7250 / 8180 / 9070 kg)

Axle type

I-beam steer axle

Axle load capacity

14600 / 16000 / 18000 / 20000 lbs (6600 / 7250 / 8160 / 9070 kg)

Axle spacing

80” to 145” (2032 mm to 3683 mm) (Note 1 & 2)

Brakes

(16.5 X 6 / 16.5 X 7) S-Cam air, Auto slack adjuster (ABS)

Hub type

Hub pilot, Spoke

Wheel type (rims)

(8 ¼”, 9”, 12 ¼”, 13”) Steel or aluminum

Tire size

11R22.5 / 315/80R22.5 / 385/65R22.5 / 425/65R22.5 / 445/65R22.5

Steering

Mechanical, hydraulically assisted

Turning radius

Retains same radius as original equipment

Total weight

(Suspension, axle, wheels and tires) Approx. 2450 lbs - 1100 kg

1. Depending on make and model of vehicle
2. Varies depending on chassis make/model and ATD / DPF option / location
3. Varies depending on front axle spacing

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Our custom-engineered AWD conversions can be carried out on any medium and heavy-duty chassis.

As a certified installer with all North American axle and transfer case suppliers, we work with the components of your choice.

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Suspension Simard’s AMS20AL3 lift-axle tandem suspension front suspension for heavy trucks offers maximum robustness and durability for the most demanding, heavy work.