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Trailer Hubs and Drums > Hub with Integrated Drum > EZ Lube > For 3500 lbs Axles > 5 on 4-1/2 Inch > 10 x 2-1/4 Inch Drum > 14 Inch, 14-1/2 Inch, 15 Inch > L68149 > L44649 > Dexter


Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - E-Z Lube

Dexter Trailer Hubs and Drums

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Code:   84546UC3-EZ

Price:$50.95


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Dexter Trailer Hubs and Drums - 84546UC3-EZ

Trailer hub includes lug nuts, inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, E-Z Lube grease cap with plug and grease seal. Fits 3,500-lb axles.

Features:

  • Application: most 3,500-lb axles, including Dexter
  • Works with electric and hydraulic brakes
  • Drum dimensions: 10"diameter x 2-1/4" wide
  • Bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Includes bearings, races, seal, grease cap, wheel bolts and lug nuts
    • Bearings:
      • Inner bearing: L68149
      • Outer bearing: L44649
    • Grease seal: 10-19 double lip
      • Outer diameter: 2.565"
      • Inner diameter: 1.719"
    • Grease cap: 1.986"
  • Capacity: 1,750 lbs


Determining the Bolt Pattern

The first number in the bolt pattern is the number of bolt holes. The second number denotes the diameter, in inches, of the circle on which the bolt holes sit.

Bolt Pattern - Even

On wheels with an even number of bolt holes, measure from the center of one bolt hole to the center of the hole directly across from it. (Example: 8 on 6-1/2 means 8 bolt holes with 6-1/2" from the center of one hole to the center of another on the opposite side.)

Bolt Pattern - Odd

To determine the bolt-circle diameter on wheels with an odd number of bolt holes, measure from the center of any bolt hole to the point halfway between the two bolt holes directly across from the first. (Example: 5 on 4-1/2 means 5 bolt holes with 4-1/2" measured to a point halfway between the opposite bolt holes.)

Bolt Pattern - Side

Measuring the distance (D) from the center of one bolt hole on the wheel to the center of a bolt hole right next to it can also help to determine the bolt pattern.

  • If D = 2-5/8", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 4-1/2"
  • If D = 2-3/4", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 4-3/4"
  • If D = 3", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 5"
  • If D = 3-1/4", then the bolt pattern is 5 on 5-1/2"


84546UC3-EZ Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - E-Z Lube







Video of Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - E-Z Lube


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer
installation instructions and specs for complete information.

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Video Transcript for Dexter Trailer Hubs and Drums 84546UC3-EZ Review

Today we're going to review part number 84546UC3-EZ. This is the Dexter trailer hub and drum assembly for 3,500 lb EZ lube axles with the 5 on 4 1/2 inch bolt pattern. Now this trailer hub and drum assembly is designed to fit on axles that have electric brakes. The drum would fit over the brake assembly on the axle. It does include everything showing here, the bearings, the races which are pre-installed in the hub, the grease seal, the grease cap and the lug nuts. Now this is designed for an EX lube axle, and what the EZ lube design is, it makes lubricating the bearings very simple. Basically, when this is slid over the hub and it's tightened down, and then you put the dust cap on basically what you can do is you can actually grease your bearings without having to remove the whole hub and drum assembly.

Basically you just remove this rubber plug that's in this center cap and you would have access to the zerk fitting. It would be on the end of the spindle of the axle and then you could put your grease kit on that and grease your bearings without having to disassemble the whole hub. Again, the application on this is most 3,500 lb EZ lube axles with electric breaks, it even includes the Dexter axles. The drum dimension; this is measured by the diameter, which would be 10 inches, this is the diameter, and then the width, which would be this measurement right here is 2 1/4 inches wide. I just want to show you that basically that measurement would also be, you can see 10 inches, and then just to drop it down and if we put the measurement on it this way you can see right at 2 1/4 inches wide. Basically, that would be the measurement also of the brake assembly that would be on your trailer axle.

So if you have brakes that are 10 in by 2 1/4, that's when it's meaning that this drum would fit over it. The bolt pattern again is 5, as you can see the 5 lugs, 4 1/2 in. The wheel studs they use are 1/2 in diameter. The weight capacity is 1,750 lbs. When you use this on one side, and another one on the other side, that would get you your 3,500 lb capacity. Now, the bearings that are included; the inner bearing right here, which would be L68149 that would go, and again the pre-installed race is right in there so that inner bearing would go right in like that.

Then with your bearing installed, you put your grease seal right in there, it's a double lipped grease seal. The outer bearing, which is part number L44649, that would just drop in again the pre-installed race that's already in the hub and drum. One everything is tightened down, you can put this included center cap. Again, this is a EZ lube center cap, I just want to show you how you can remove that. There's a rubber plug right in here, so if you just pull that rubber plug right out, and with it on there you can see that you'll have access to Zerk fitting, and when you're done greasing it, you put that plug back in to protect it. Then it also comes with the five 1/2 in lug nuts that are that are used to, when you're ready to put your wheels and tires on to your hub and drum.

Then you can just use these lug nuts to tighten it down. That should do it on the review on part number 84546UC3-EZ, it's the Dexter trailer hub and drum assembly for 3,500 lb EZ lube axles. .




Customer Reviews

Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - E-Z Lube - 84546UC3-EZ

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.7 out of 5 stars   (78 Customer Reviews)

Trailer hub includes lug nuts, inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, E-Z Lube grease cap with plug and grease seal. Fits 3,500-lb axles.


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom H07/11/2012


I ordered a complete electric brake setup for my 6x12 Haulmark trailer and Timbren springs for my Chevy Silverado 1500. Etrailer is great to work with and at this point I have no reason to buy from anyone else!! The brakes are all Dexter parts which is what I wanted. They were very easy to install on the trailer with a bit of help from the etrailer video. The brakes work great and give me a much better feeling about stopping the trailer in a emergency situation and is much easier on my truck brakes. The Timbren springs springs were easy to install after I realized that the installation is not correct for a 2004 Silverado but could be right for a 2011. The springs work very well as long as I have a fair amount of weight on the truck or pulling a trailer with at least 200lbs of tongue wt. When the truck only has 3 or 400 lbs in it which is normal with a cap and bed slide, it rides quite a bit rougher than without the Timbrens. I think air bags would have been a better decision with varying weight loads 47572






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Leroy W. Jr.05/06/2012


I am very happy with the products I purchased and the service I've received from etrailer. I jump for joy when I see the "made in america" label on products. At first I was just going to buy wheel bearings but when I saw how reasonable it was to put a set of brakes on my 5 X 8 covered trailer that I use to carry my motorcycle (Harley Bagger) I couldn't resist. Since the initial purchase I have made other purchases from etrailer with the same excellent customer service and product quality. You get what you pay for! Thank you etrailer. PS: I love the instructional videos also. 39526






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark07/23/2014


This is a Dexter OEM hub assembly, so it was manufactured per Dexter spec's and quality control. 142719






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John M02/11/2014


Fast shipping and top quality parts! Last summer I replaced all four brakes, hubs and bearing sets on my camper with these identical parts, but over-torqued one bearing and experienced an outer bearing failure on one spindle - almost lost the wheel. This unit is the same as I used previously and will replace the hub that was damaged by the bearing failure. I'm just waiting for warmer weather to install it - I won't be as aggressive on tightening the bearing this time. 116262





Comments

We have a tightening method that works pretty well for us. We tighten the nut, while turning the hub. As soon as we feel some resistance on the hub turning we stop. Then we back the nut off 1 notch on the castle nut, and secure with the pin or tang washer. Backing off that one notch allows enough breathing room for when the internals and grease warm up and expand a little. Ideally you want about .001 to .007 inches of room and backing off one notch usually falls within that range.

Patrick B - 02/12/2014

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tim B07/26/2013


This seems like a good product and it was definitely a good price. Everything went together fine. Only problem was that I was missing the lug nuts on one of the drums. The packaging was a little suspect as well but it didn't affect this product. (Two 30 lb drums in a cardboard box playing pinball with two backing plate assemblies half way across the country) I got everything I needed and didn't spend a small fortune...good enough. 91660






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Nick P01/11/2012


Great price, fast ship. Ordered on Sat. Night and received on Tues. morning. Product is great quality. Only suggestion I would make is that they should include nuts for the backing plates. ( I ordered those as well) Anyone that is ordering these is usually replacing old rusty ones and can't reuse the old nuts. Other than that misunderstanding everything was great. Would definitely order from etrailer.com again. 29515






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevin L09/12/2013


Overall , no complaints about the product for the price . Nice hubs but a bit cheap on the bearings . Everything fit fine and works as it should . My only and biggest complaint is the packaging - products this heavy need to be wrapped in cardboard before boxing - the box was severely damaged in transit and I had to replace 3 of the new lug nuts . Otherwise, great service and price can't be beat . 99559






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Scott D.06/14/2014


Good price and great hardware. I replaced the cheaper bearings with ones from the local auto parts store for an additional $15.00 per hub, but having good bearings to match the quality of the hubs was important. I used these with the TruRyde Electric Brake Assemblies. Went on easy and with the help of the videos on etrailer.com, I felt very confident that the job was done right. 135579






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Anonymous10/26/2011


Excellent quality and direct fit. Ordering complete backing plates made the install very easy by removing the four bolts on the back of the old plate and installing the new plate. Used a little brake cleaner on the drum and assembled the bearings; and the install was complete. E-Z lube the axle and bearing and done. Couldn't of been a better install and replacement. 26128






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jim R.08/31/2012


I have an '06 Dively car trailer and bought the 10" electric brake assembly 23-26, 23-27/Hub drum assembly 84546U3-EZ/ and Hopkins 12 volt battery. The parts came quick (as promised), they were packed well, very good quality. Everything bolted on with no problems. Mike from customer service was very helpful. I would highly recommend! FREE SHIPPING TOO! Jim 53637






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Doug C - Va.12/19/2013


Just recently started using "etrailer" and have found it to be the best "one stop shop" for all things trailer related. My latest order was a hub and drum kit to carry as a spare. I was happy to find out that it was actually OEM. I love everything about this site. Great products, service, support, pricing and prompt shipping. I am a customer for life. 110422






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Terry10/16/2014


As other reviewers the packing shipping was a little lacking. It probably did some bouncing around. The hub arrived with rust. I has to contact Dexter and send a picture to make sure that it was not an issue. They okayed it because it did not get into the race. Bearings seemed to be on the cheep side. Guess you get what you pay for.... 156233






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Joseph H07/02/2011


I ordered a hub on a sunday. The order was filled and shipped on that same day and I received it within 5 days. They told me when it would be delivered and it was. I am very pleased with the service as well as the product. I would definitely recommend etrailer to friends and anyone else. Great service, great folks! 18413






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chas. S.05/24/2012


Second axle done in as many weeks. If I didn't find etrailer and theses prices, help videos, etc.. I never would have done both axles.The hubs came with everything needed and the bearing races were already seated! Good value, fast shipping. Thanks again etrailer! I can now tow with confidence! 41578






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kregg Reynolds11/06/2014


I purchased these products to replace worn out parts on my utility trailer. Parts were delivered quickly and order was complete. The hardest part for me was removing the old parts from the trailer!! Will be ordering parts again for the next trailer. Thanks for the great customer service! 159653






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Vince06/12/2012


Very pleased with the product. the fit was perfect. what you get for the money is amazing. the only slight drawback is that the bearings don't have any brand or part numbers on them, which leads me to think they may be of lesser quality. Again, what you get for the money is well worth it! 43885






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Harry L09/04/2013


Excellent and made in the USA which you can't find anymore. Anyway, not on the trailer yet but looks like a perfect match and definitely need it as the ones on my trailer are completely rusted and definitely wouldn't trust the rusted ones going down the highway. Thanks. 98302






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John C06/29/2012


Not installed yet, but everything shipped and arrived as expected. Only bought one side, but will probably get the other side from etrailer soon. Looks like the bearings are made in China, but I doubt anyone else in the world is making them any more. 46261






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob Thomasson06/28/2012


Drum is OK, but the included bearings are very low quality and I won't use them. The price was cheap and cheap bearings were of course what is included. etrailer.com should offer a more expensive option of real bearings (Timken) like other places do. 45952






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jack H.10/07/2014


This product is great it fit like a glove. I'm in the business of hauling and I received my order quicker than I thought it would take and it got my trailer back on the road and making money. Thank you for your great service and fast delivery. 154972






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: lwal07/14/2014


The Dexter brakes will go on a Dexter axle for an atv trailer. They are the high quality I expected from Dexter, but they need to be packed better. Thet destroyed the shipping box. But I am pleased with the product and delivery. 141225






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jerry08/04/2011


Just as advertised. Ordered one day, delivered on 3rd day afterward with free shipping on a pair, along with a pair of brake assemblies. All marked "made in USA". I don't think you will beat their price, or quality, anywhere. 21082






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John Z.08/30/2013


I'm happy with the products, although the way they were packaged was not so good. The box they were shipped in was way too big, and inside was a pile of drums and bearings and mashed up paper all on one end. 97741






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Doug T11/14/2012


Wow........an American made product, just as advertised, with fast delivery, at a very reasonable price. You can't beat that!!! I will buy my trailer parts and accesories here........thanks, Doug 59440






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brian L.02/13/2012


For almost the same cost of having the original Drums resurfaced, I received Brand New - US Made - OEM Parts, with new Bearings, Lug Nuts, Seals, and EZ Lube cover. A No Brainer - Thank you! 31717






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chas.05/21/2012


Made in the USA. True bolt on product. Easy install. If you are worried, just watch the video! Great price and fast shipping. Now I can do the other axle. Thanks etrailer. 41145






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevin D06/20/2011


Ordered new brakes with backing plates, drums and some side lights. Great price, name brand products, delivery was fast. Will definitely be buying from etrailer.com again. 17286






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: gary t.11/04/2014


Dexter axle products makes life easy for those who take care of their trailers, such as myself.) These are a pleasure to own, easy to maintain! I'm very satisfied1 159241






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave C11/19/2012


The 4 brake drum and hub assembly arrive two days after I ordered them. Everything needed was included including new lug nuts. Excellent price and service 59701






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ken H06/03/2014


Haven't installed yet, but everything is there and looks good. Packaged real well. No complaints and liked the notifications about shipping progress. 133917






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron W.09/09/2013


Overall.....Happy with product. Think they should offer a bearing upgrade on these assemblies though.Great service and communication from Etrailer.com. 99138






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: chad r08/24/2013


fast shipping. well packaged. nice heavy quality parts. went together as planned. best price i found so i was a little wary. no problems at all. thanx 96711






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Doug04/30/2011


All arrives well packaged. Easier and cheaper than having drum turned. Finding someplace to do it transporting them and hoping they get it done right. 12614






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dale T.05/11/2014


Drum came as advertised. No problems. Would have liked to have had a better set of bearings than the Chinese ones that are included in the kit. 129988






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jerry10/31/2014


OEM part at a cheap price. Why beat out old races and press new ones in when you can just get a new hub with races already installed? 158627






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rob T.05/06/2013


Would like set to have included new spindle washer, nut, and retainer. New dust cap would not insert so had to reuse old one. 79119






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: james G.11/21/2011


Product was as advertised, received promptly, nothing missing, nothing damaged, well packed, same excellent etrailer service. 27223






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Alex D.11/05/2014


Great products. Even after I had ordered the wrong parts they were happy to help me get the new ones. Spectacular company! 159465






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Troy B09/18/2014


Good hubs made by Dexter in the USA. Unfortunately, the bearing kit was supplied from China. Hopefully, the bearings last. 151941






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Barry W07/25/2011


The only thing that would have made the hub better would have been for the assembly to come with the spindle washer tang. 20243






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: James N.03/25/2011


Fast delivery. You should include a tang washer with this product. I liked the races already pressed in, thanks. 10396






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paul N.10/28/2013


Service, quality and customer support can not be beat. I am very comfortable ordering through Etrailer.com 105393






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jessica F.07/18/2012


This product was exactly as described. It is a very nice assembly with the bearings & races. Fits perfect! 48395






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Edward B.06/03/2011


Everything was good except one of the wheel seals was bent on the edge out of round when i inspected it. 16084






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: William Wilson11/19/2012


Item was as described and shipped in a very timely manner. Communication was great.Willi Thanks 59751






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: mark ald08/27/2013


hubs and bearings pack and went to gether great good price good products thanks etrailer mark 97177






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: ROGER R08/07/2013


PRODUCT GOOD EXCELLENT SHIPPING TIME, EXCELLENT SALES REP KNOWLEDGEABLE AND EFFICIENT,.. 93808






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Todd I.10/19/2011


Haven't install yet, but don't foresee any problems. Great service at reasonable prices. 25793






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave M06/23/2014


Installed easily and seems to be working fine. I recommend this hub & drum assy. 137016






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: ALEX A.01/30/2012


OEM QUALITY AT A GOOD PRICE. QUICK TIME BETWEEN ORDERING AND RECEIVING PRODUCT. 30612




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  • Will Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # 84546UC3-EZ Fit Inside a 13 Inch Wheel
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  • Troubleshooting Weak Electric Trailer Brakes
  • Using too small of wire to carry the brake circuit can cause a number of problems ranging from poor brake performance to the wires melting. I would recommend you replace your current wiring with the recommended gauge wire. We typically recommend 10 gauge wire. You should note that locking up trailer wheels is not an effective way to slow down a trailer. You would want your trailer brakes to brake hard enough that they would almost lock up but never lock up. There are several other...
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  • What Type of Wheel Bearing Grease to Use on Older Utility Trailer
  • We offer both traditional petroleum-based wheel bearing grease and also more environmentally-friendly bio-based grease products that are produced from crops. It is permissible to mix the two types. From your description it appears you may have petroleum-based grease in your bearings now. If your utility trailer will be exposed to water (and salt water especially) then I suggest a petroleum grease designed specifically to withstand such a corrosive environment, such as Lubrimatic part...
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  • How to Determine the Correct Replacement Hubs for a Trailer with a 3,500 Pound Axle
  • There are a couple of things you can look at to determine the correct replacement hubs. The best way is to retrieve the inner and outer bearing numbers that are stamped into the bearings. I suspect that you will have the Trailer Hub Assembly, # 84545UC1-EZ, which uses L68149 Inner/L44649 Outer bearings and E-Z lube axles. Or, for a hub and drum, # 84546UC3-EZ, which is the same but has the hub and drum for drum brakes. But, the best way to know is to check your bearing numbers. The...
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  • Installing Hydraulic Trailer Brakes on a Kristi Utility Trailer
  • There are two ways to go. Drum brakes and Disc brakes. To determine which assemblies will fit on your spindles we will need to know the inner and outer bearing and seal part numbers. We will also need the Brake Mounting Flange bolt pattern on the spindles and the bolt pattern and size of the wheels that are on your trailer. For the hydraulic actuator we will need the size of the trailer tongue where the actuator will mount. If you will get back to me with your choices and the needed...
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  • Drum and Hub Kit, Wheel, and Brake Assembly Recommendation for a 2009 Starcraft 2106
  • I did some research and found that all of the hub and drum assemblies that would fit on your spindle would be 10 inches in diameter, and I also found that if you have a 10 drum you have to have at least a 13 inch rim, so you would need to upgrade to bigger wheels and tires also. The Trailer Hub & Drum Assembly, part # 84546UC3-EZ, that you referenced is the correct hub and drum assembly. For brake assemblies I would recommend a Galvanized 10 inch Marine Brake Assembly, part # 18788,...
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  • Hub Assembly Recommendation for a 3500 lb EZ Lube Spindle
  • The Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly, # 84546UC3-EZ, that you referenced will fit on a Dexter 3,500 lb EZ Lube spindle, however, this hub and drum assembly was designed to be used with axles that have 10 inch x 2-1/4 inch brake assemblies already mounted. If you do not have brakes, then I would recommend looking into a idler hub like the Dexter Trailer Hub Assembly, # 84545UC1-EZ. This assembly will also fit on the Dexter 3,500 lb EZ Lube spindle and has the same bolt pattern as...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Brakes on a Aliner Pop Up and Brake Controller 2013 Outback Wagon
  • We carry all of the parts you will need to install brakes on your 1994 Aliner pop up camper. Let's start with the brake assemblies. The Nev-R-Adjust Electric Brake Assembly part # 23-469 will work for the right hand side brake assembly. For the left hand side you will need the part # 23-468. You will need to replace the hubs on your trailer with the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # 84546UC3-EZ. One for each side of the trailer, they are ambidextrous unlike the brake assemblies. For...
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  • Replacement Hub for Enclosed Cargo Trailer with Lippert lc135-d Trailer Axle
  • I looked online trying to find any information about the Lippert LC135-D axle, and was not able to find anything. Your best bet will be to pull off one of the existing hubs, and get the reference numbers off of it. If the inner bearing is L68149 and the outer is L44649, and the grease seal used has an outer diameter of 2.565 inches and an inner diameter of 1.719, your existing hubs have five 1/2 inch diameter wheel studs on a 4-1/2 inch bolt circle, then the # 84546UC3-EZ you referenced...
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  • Are the Lug Nuts Included with E-Z Lube Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly, # 84546UC3-EZ
  • The lug nuts that you see in the pictures for the E-Z Lube Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly, # 84546UC3-EZ, are included with the assembly. The bearings (# L68149 inner and L44649 outer), Races, Seal (10-19), and grease cap are also included. I have included a link to a video featuring this assembly for reference.
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  • Installing Electric Drum Brakes on Older Statecraft Pop-Up Camper Trailer
  • If you are installing new electric drum brakes on a trailer that does not have them, or if you are replacing/upgrading brakes on a trailer that does already have them, it is advisable for safety reasons to treat both wheels equally. It is not safe to operate a trailer that has working brakes on only one wheel. This could lead to severe sway and so is not recommended. If you are replacing existing brake assemblies it is still recommended that you replace both for the same reason. If...
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  • Is the Timbren Axle-Less Suspension System 2000 lbs Compatible with Electric Brakes
  • You can use electric brakes with a Timbren Axle-Less Suspension System rated for 2,000 lbs, however, you would need the Heavy-Duty system, part # ASR2KHDS01. The Timbren Axle-Less suspension system, # A20RS545, that you referenced is not compatible with trailer brakes because it does not have a brake mounting flange at the base of the spindle. The Timbren Heavy-Duty system, comes with a brake mounting flange with a 4 on 4 bolt pattern which fits most 10 inch brake assemblies. The brake...
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  • Will Changing From Idler Hub to Hub/Drum Change Wheel Offset
  • I ran out to the warehouse and pulled one of the # 84546UC3-EZ hub/drums, which I compared with a typical idler hub with 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern for a 3500 lb axle. I found that with both hubs, the distance from the rear seal surface to the front face of the hub where the wheel would ride is 2-1/2 inches. Since I do not know which hub you are currently using, I checked a few other idler hubs, and found that the 2-1/2 inch distance or thickness was the same. Long story short, your...
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  • Complete 3500lb Axle Assembly w/ 2-3/8 Inch Axle Tube, Hubs and Brake Assemblies
  • We do offer a 3500 lb axle with a 2-3/8 inch diameter tube that includes 10x2-1/4 inch brake drums and brake assemblies. Leaf springs aren't included. The axle has a hub face to hub face dimension of 89 inches, and the spring center to spring center dimension is 74 inches. The part number of the axle is # 35545E-ST-EZ-89. Similar axles are available in different lengths, but they'd need to be custom fabricated. You can order a custom axle by phoning our customer service folks at...
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  • Can the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # 84546UC3-EZ be Installed on Either the Left or Right Side
  • The Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly # 84546UC3-EZ that you referenced can work on left or right sides of a trailer. This gets held on with a castle nut like part # 165686. Check out the video I attached on removing and reinstalling trailer hubs to see how it all comes apart and goes back together.
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  • Axle and Brake Compatibilty for a UTV Trailer
  • Dexter is one of the largest suppliers of OEM trailer axles, suspensions, and hubs. Their parts, including brakes, are available across the country. Since we do not carry the Rockwell American brand, I am unfamiliar with their products and can not speak for their availability. When it comes to adding brakes to a Dexter axle, you would just need the left and right brake assemblies and the hub/drum assemblies. For the brakes, I recommend the Nev-R-Adjust Electric Brake Assembly, left...
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  • Swapping 5 Lug Hub Drum for EZ Lube Spindle with 6 Lug Hub Drum for Standard Spindle
  • If both hubs are compatible with the same bearings and you can find a seal compatible with the diameter of the hub bore and the journal surface of the spindle, you can swap the hubs from the EZ lube to the regular spindle. Since the EZ lube system is contained in the spindle, it doesn't matter to the hub. I looked at your order history, and saw that the 5 lug hub/drum you previously purchased was part # 84546UC3-EZ. This hub uses a # L68149 inner and a # L44649 outer bearing and a 10-9...
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  • How Does the Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension Mount to a Trailer Frame
  • If you have a box frame and are unable to use the hardware to install Timbren Heavy-Duty Axle-Less Trailer Suspension # ASR2KHDS03 this is another option. You would need to weld the suspension to the frame. Welding should be performed by a qualified professional. If you do not already have hubs that would fit you can add # 84546UC3-EZ for a hub and drum assembly if you were to also add brakes. Or for an idler hub use # 84545UC1-EZ.
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