Not unless the one you seen was lifted 8' in the air or had separate springs with no linkage, (old technology). Leaf spring trailers are not effected by tongue height like torsions are. The springs are not noticing any difference in load, they are just pivoting. Place a scale under each tire then raise and lower each trailer at the tongue. You will be surprised at the findings. A leaf spring trailer( assuming the standard setup using the equalizer link) can be lifted/dropped to extremes with the weight being divided equally between the axles. Consider Dock Holidays statment, of a flat tire. Only takes a 4x4 under 1 tire to raise the other off the ground. Because there is no weight equalizing on a torsion. A torsion trailer by design allows each wheel to be independent of each other. The more the trailer tongue is raised/lowered, the more weight is shifted to the axle that is on the lowered end.Originally Posted by MitchStellin
keep in mind I am using the leaf spring trailers with the equalizer link in my comparisons as it is the most common setup.