LOL, yep!!! WAY TOO MUCH RUST THERE FOR ME TO DEAL WITH!!! HAHAHA
Is there like a "C" notch that the torsion basically is running thru the frame plate I guess you could say? Am I seeing that right?
From those pictures it's looking like you just need to basically unbolt that housing and create a means of lowering it down right? I'm 99% sure I've got some 2"x3" rectangle stuff laying around that's more then thick enough to hold up if you think that would work. I'm also 99% sure I have some 2"x2" square also (male receiver hitch material) that would possibly work too?
Not sure your schedule but maybe I'll try to swing by one evening this week to check it out in person and if it looks like something fairly simple (couple hours type deal) maybe we can knock it out this weekend or even next weekend since it looks like it's going to be even cooler and we'd be doing it in my driveway. It's not shaded till about 4ish in the driveway so depending on time we might be in the sun...
I does look like there is a C notch in the frame extension wing plate thingy. so the axle could be positioned higher or lower, and it drops out from the bottom.
2"x3" would probably be plenty, we could moxk it up and see how it sits.
Unfortunately, i keep the camper at my office in the north west. I can bring it over some day but that'll just require a lil advance planning as i either need the waggy, or a work truck.
This weekend We're out of town on saturday-sunday most likely. So, this weekend is out.
I'd love to get it checked out before the end of the month though. If you have a few chunks of stock I could buy off you and we could crank it out right then and there, it would probably just be a few hours.
jack it up, drop the axle, mock it up, weld it together, then figure out how to bolt or weld it all together.
How much are you talking about. If you go too tall you will have to put in some lateral supports to help stabilize it.