Hendrickson Truck Parts Catalog

Rear Suspension Conversions


Hendrickson, the leader in suspension technology and the experts in walking beam suspensions, offers conversion kits that deliver reliability and quality through innovative design and advanced manufacturing methods. REAR SUSPENSION CONVERSION PROCESS — Hendrickson can aid you in the selection of a Hendrickson rear suspension kit to meet your vehicle requirements. Suspension conversions, glider kit installations, and custom truck applications are made simple with Hendrickson’s suspension conversion kits. Rear Suspension Selection Guide Air Suspensions

COMFORT AIR — Single axle, air suspension designed for passenger and driver comfort ■ Various medium-duty truck, bus, ambulance and motor home applications ■ Wide frame hanger footprint reduces stress to the frame ■ Suspension geometry improves ride and handling ■ QUIK-ALIGN axle alignment system simplifies axle alignment ■ Capacities ranging from 15,000 to 28,000 lb. PRIMAAX EX — Severe-duty vocational air suspension ■ Ideal for dump, logging, refuse, mixer, crane, oil field, military and heavy-haul applications ■ Optimized configuration helps improve handling and roll stiffness for expanded applications ■ Axle connection and torque rods help reduce torsional axle stress and driveline vibration ■ Large-volume, low frequency air springs provide a smooth ride for on- and off-highway use ■ Up to 12.5 in. of diagonal wheel articulation for superior mobility ■ Capacities of 23,000 and 26,000 lb. (single), 46,000 and 52,000 lb. (tandem), and 69,000 and 78,000 lb. (tridem)

AR2 — Original equipment or aftermarket replacement truck air suspension ■ Applications include dump, crane / boom and platform ■ Converts most RT • RTE steel spring suspensions to an air suspension ■ Better ride, longer component life, reduced weight, and improved durability ■ High articulation capabilities for on- and off‑highway applications ■ Capacities of 40,000 and 46,000 lb.

HAS — Air suspension ■ Suited for both on- and off‑highway applications ■ Large-volume air

springs deliver excellent ride quality and cargo protection ■ Approved for up to 25 percent off‑highway use ■ Approved for use with lift axles ■ Optional inboard shocks available ■ Capacities of 40,000 and 46,000 lb.


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