Flexiride 5050 Rail Gear - Mid Size Trucks
Model 5050 HD Rail Gear fits trucks up to 39,000 GVW. The Rail Gear adapts to trucks for the purpose of traveling on the highway or railway.
The Rail Gear is hydraulically raised and lowered by manual controls valves or optional cab controlled solenoid valves that use a transmission mounted PTO pump (not supplied with the standard kit) for the hydraulic power source. The Rail Gear utilizes Mitchell’s 4-Wheel Independent Flexiride® Suspension system that does not require adjustment for varying payloads up to the maximum gross vehicle weight of the truck.The Rail Gear mechanically locks over-center and comes standard with mechanical safety pins that are used in the retracted position. The Rail Gear comes standard with precision-machined forged 14 inch diameter rail wheels. The rail Gear comes with Rail Gear bumpers front and rear that have cutouts to accept lights. The front rail gear comes with sight rods.
The front and rear Rail Gear units are similar modular units. The rail Gear kits comes complete with mounting brackets, built-in de-rail skids and steering wheel lock.
Front Rail Gear Unit weight: 1,040 lbs
Rear Rail Gear Unit weight: 1, 014 lbs
Cartridge Style Rail Shunts
PTO Pump (Factory Installed Kits Only)