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Is There a Replacement Hub for My Mobile Home Axle


Is There a Replacement Hub for My Mobile Home Axle

Question:

How likely is this drum to replace those on a moblile home axle and how would I determine if it would fit?

asked by: Tom H


Expert Reply:

In order to determine which hub will fit the spindle, you will either need the bearing numbers from the bearings from that spindle, or you can take some precise measurements on the different steps on the spindle using a dial caliper to get precise measurements.

Often times it is not possible to find replacement parts for mobile home axles as they are designed for one time use. In most cases replacement parts are simply not available. However, if you can find the bearing numbers or collect the measurements I can check to see if anything is available.

In order to see what measurements are needed check out the picture to the right. I also attached a link to a video below that shows a hub being removed and installed that you might find helpful.

Another option, if your bearings and seals are not standard sizes, is to replace the spindle on the trailer. You will need to consult a qualified trailer fabricator to have the old spindles removed and new spindles welded on. We carry the parts that would be needed.

Lets say that you need a 3,500 pound capacity axle. You would be able to use two of the 1,750 lbs. Spindles EZ Lube Spindle 1.75 inch RD x 3 inch STUB, item # R20384EZ, along with two of the Dexter Trailer Hubs and Drums, item # 84546UC3-EZ.

expert reply by: Jameson C


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Products Referenced in This Question

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


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


101 reviews

84546UC3-EZ

Price:$50.95

Product Summary:

Hub with Integrated Drum

EZ Lube

13 Inch
14 Inch
14-1/2 Inch
15 Inch
16 Inch
16-1/2 Inch
17-1/2 Inch

L68149

L44649

Product Specs:

10 x 2-1/4 Inch Drum

For 3500 lbs Axles

5 on 4-1/2 Inch


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EZ Lube Spindle 1.75" RD x 3" STUB


EZ Lube Spindle 1.75" RD x 3" STUB


10 reviews

R20384EZ

Retail:$57.00

Price:$42.95

Product Summary:

EZ Lube Spindle

3 Inch Long

Product Specs:

Round

1-3/4 Inch Diameter

For 3500 lb Axle


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Product Page this Question was Asked From

Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 5,200-lb, 6,000-lb and 7,000-lb Axles - 8 on 6-1/2


Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 5,200-lb, 6,000-lb and 7,000-lb Axles - 8 on 6-1/2


4 reviews

42866UC3

Price:$84.95

Product Summary:

Hub with Integrated Drum

Standard

16 Inch
16-1/2 Inch
17-1/2 Inch
18-1/2 Inch

25580

14125A

Product Specs:

12 x 2 Inch Drum

For 5200 lbs Axles
For 6000 lbs Axles
For 7000 lbs Axles

8 on 6-1/2 Inch


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