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Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube

Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube

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TruRyde Accessories and Parts - 5-101

  • Trailer Spindles
  • Spindle Washer
  • TruRyde
  • 1 Inch I.D.


  • Width: 1/32"
  • Inner diameter: 1"




Video of Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube

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Video Transcript for TryRyde Tang Type Replacement Spindle Washer Review

Today, we're going to show you a replacement tang type spindle washer from True Ride, part number 5-101. This is our tang washer, right here. You can see it's flat. It's got thickness of a 1/32 of an inch and here's our 2 tabs right here, for tangs. What happens is, when you install this, you bend 1 of these tangs up into a slot for your casting nuts, that's what holds your cast nut in place and keeps it from backing off.

It's pretty simple to install, let's go ahead and do it right now. A couple stipulations . Your spindle will have to be a D type spindle, also this is only going to work with a 1 inch spindle. To install it, the flat spot on the spindle, goes where the tangs are, you slide it in place. I'll install the casting nut and we'll go ahead and tighten it down. We'll run our casting nut on until it stops, then you can back it off just a little bit. Then we'll select 1 of the tangs to bend down. We'll use a flatblade screwdriver to bend down the tab over the tangs that fits in the notch, here, on the casting nut.

Get it started, then push down on it and you see, our casting nut is locked into place. It still has movement, like it should, and you're good to go. And that will finish it for the tang type replacement spindle washer from True Ride, part number 5-101.


Customer Reviews

Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube - 5-101

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (383 Customer Reviews)


- 5-101
by: 12/05/2020

Dale. Y, worked out perfectly and service was excellent 919475



- 5-101
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I never had a problem with etrailer, the price and quality is great.you justhave to measure your parts correctly and order.the only problem I had was using the promo code for discount 916722



- 5-101
by: 11/24/2020

Good products and speedy delivery. 915585



- 5-101
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Spindle washer was perfect replacement for old damaged washer. 913347



- 5-101
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Fast shipping, knowledgeable staff Will definitely order from these folks again. 909456



- 5-101
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908974



- 5-101
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i bought this part because i could not find it locally, most trailers have an axle that uses a cotter pin to secure castle nut.....this one did not......overall part seems of good quality and had fast shipping. 901054



- 5-101
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Worked as advertised. Thank you! 899621



- 5-101
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896533



- 5-101
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You use one of the two tabs to lock your axle nut - very neat! 895693



- 5-101
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Work as described 895477



- 5-101
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I needed these to finish the job on my boat trailer. No one had them around here. Found them at etrailer and they got them to me fast and I was able to finish the job! Perfect and I will definitely order parts from them again!!! 882480



- 5-101
by: 09/17/2020

882313



- 5-101
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I have made several purchases from etrailer. All the items have been as described and worked perfectly for my application. All the staff I have had interactions with have been knowledgeable and very professional. Great parts, Great people, Great prices!!! 899076



- 5-101
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881911



- 5-101
by: 09/10/2020

Product works great. 876714



- 5-101
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Needed these when I replaced the hydraulic surge brakes on my 20' trailer with Dexter electrics. Probably could have use the old ones, but I'd rather be safe than sorry. 876622



- 5-101
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Works great. Exact fit. 872172



- 5-101
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Great price and excellent quality 869628



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868356



- 5-101
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These fit great and were exactly what i needed. 865656



- 5-101
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Everything was just as described and fit perfectly. One year later and everything is running great! 864990



- 5-101
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Perfect fit 863983



- 5-101
by: 08/13/2020

Exactly what I needed! 861425



- 5-101
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correct part, worked great. ty 859426


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Ask the Experts about this TruRyde Accessories and Parts

  • Replacement Washer for an EZ Lube Trailer Spindle
    EZ lube spindles generally use a tang washer to prevent the castle nut from turning. There are different sizes available depending on what is needed. For example, # 5-101 has an inner diameter of 1 inch. Washer # 5-71 has a different design and a 1-1/2 inch inner diameter. Washer # 5-59 is similar but larger with a 1-3/4 inch inner diameter. Sometimes you will see a D-shaped opening on an EZ spindle washer such as # 5-23. On this one the distance from the straight edge to the furthest...
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  • Fit of D Washer and Tang Washer for 1-1/16 Inch Spindle
    The washer # 5-101 is the 1 inch diameter standard size and there is not anything that is 1-1/16 inches as you stated. This washer will work well along with the D Washer for EZ Lube Spindles # 5-23 for your spindle and bearings.
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  • Wheel Bearings for Old Moore Sled Trailer
    I don't have any information available that would tell me which bearings your trailer used, but I can certainly help you figure it our for yourself. Closely examine the old bearings, looking for a part number engraved on the bearing cage. Get the numbers off both the inner and outer bearing. If you can't read the reference number, you can use an accurate measuring device like a digital caliper to measure the diameter of the spindle where the inner and outer bearings ride, as well as...
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  • Tang Washer Recommendation for Use on Trailer Spindle with L44649 Bearings
    We currently offer several different spindle washers and I have included a link to them for you. However, none of then have an inner diameter of 1-1/16 inches. I recommend using a set of digital calipers to take the measurement because it needs to be as accurate as possible and traditional measuring devices are not quite accurate enough. You mentioned that the trailer takes L44649 bearings. If both the bearings are the same size then the washer associated with the size spindle that takes...
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  • Does Tang Washer Go Between Spindle Nut and Hub Washer
    You'd want the tang washer like the # 5-101 that you referenced between the washer and the nut.
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  • Replacement D Tang Spindle Washer for E-Z Lube Spindle on 3500-lb Axle
    The TruRyde Replacement D Tang Spindle Washer # 5-101 that you referenced has a 1-inch inner diameter to fit on 1-inch diameter spindles. All such items that we offer share this same 1-inch inner diameter, such as parts # 5-23 and # 5-57. The points on your spindles where the bearings ride can have a larger diameter than the exterior point where you will apply the D-washer. Please refer to the linked photo.
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  • Method for removing and Installing Tang-Style Spindles Washers
    A replacement tang-style spindle washer like part # 5-101 is intended to be installed behind the castle nut and have its prongs bent down so that they prevent the castle nut from rotating on an E-Z Lube type spindle. The castle nut holds the washer in place, of course, and the washer's prongs fold down into the gaps in the nut to prevent it from loosening on the spindle. The removal and re-installation processes are shown for you in the linked video.
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  • Replacement Spindle Washer Recommendation for a Trailer Spindle
    Sounds like you have a 1 inch diameter spindle and would need the part # SW1000 as this washer has an inner diameter of 1 inch. There is no specific torque rating for the castle nut that holds your hub in place. We recommend tightening the castle nut down until it stops, and then backing it off slightly. Having it too tight would prevent the hub from spinning.
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  • Installing TruRyde Replacement Tang Type Spindle Washer
    The Replacement Spindle Washer # 5-101 referenced in your question is designed for 1 inch, D type spindles. The washer will install right between the castle nut and outer bearing, and the tang on the washer is bent up to prevent the nut from turning. There is not an additional washer between this and the outer bearing on the hub. I have attached an installation video that you can also check out.
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  • Tang Washer for 1-1/6 Inch Spindle
    We do not have tang washers for 1-1/6" spindles, however, it is possible you might need a washer for a 1" diameter spindle, because 1-1/6" is the same diameter as bearing # L44649, which goes to 1" spindles. I recommend double checking with a digital caliper just to make sure you don't need a 1" washer such as Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type # 5-101. I've added a link to our page with each of our spindle washers for you as well.
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  • Tang Spindle Washer With 1 inch Diameter
    The only tang spindle washer we offer with a 1 inch diameter is TruRyde part # 5-101 for an E-Z lube spindle. It does have two prongs to bend down over the castle nut. The Redline washer part # 5-71 is 1-1/2 inches in diameter. I have attached a video for your reference.
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  • Tang Washer for E-Z Lube
    From my research it looks like the Dexter 005-101-00 are tang washers for E-Z lube spindles before 2002. While that's not the specific application of Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube # 5-101, this part may still work for you. The # 5-101 washer has a 1" inner diameter and will fit on 1" diameter spindles. I've added a link to a video review of this part for you to check out as well.
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  • Tang Style Washer for Trailer Spindle with Castle Nut
    It sounds like you are looking for the Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube # 5-101 if you have the D shaped spindle. If you don't then you will want the Tang Replacement Spindle Washer # 5-71 which has a 1-1/2 inch inner diameter or the Dexter Tang Washer - Type B # 5-59 which has a 1-3/4 inch inner diameter.
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  • Replacement Spindle Washer for an EZ Lube Spindle
    We have several styles of spindle washers available. To see them all check out the link I attached to the right. You will need to pick the style that's as close to yours as possible.
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  • Replacement Washer and Nut for EZ Lube Spindle on Escort Boat Trailer
    The Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube # 5-101 is the correct fit for your trailer spindle based on the picture and measurement if you want to use a castle nut like # 165686. The alternative option is the Spindle Nut Kit for EZ Lube Axles # RG05-100 which uses a different style retainer for the nut. Either options will work well for you. You may also want the zerk fitting # GZERK to replace the fitting on your spindle which is a confirmed fit since Dexter uses the...
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  • Should There Be a Washer on Trailer Spindle Between Spindle Nut and Outer Bearing
    There really should be a flat washer between the outer bearing of your hub and the nut that holds it on. The washer protects the back side of the bearing from the edges and points on the back side of the spindle nut. The Washer For 1 inch Spindle, # SW1000, is typically used on spindles that have a castle nut, like # 165686, and a cotter pin, # 165649. A D washer, # 5-23, would be used on a spindle that has a flat side and uses the same castle nut and cotter pin setup. A Tongue...
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  • Causes for Hub Castle Nut to Come Loose After Installing and Using Hubs
    A tang washer like # 5-101 or # 5-71 has a tab to secure the castle nut on the spindle so that it cannot rotate or back off on the threads. If the tang washer tab (or a cotter pin) is still in place in the notch on the castle nut (as in the linked photo) the nut should not be able to move. The only other place where slack in the hub's fit could develop is at the back side where the grease seal installs. This is the portion of the spindle noted by the arrow in the linked diagram. If the...
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  • Bearing Kit with LM67048 and L44649 Bearings
    I do have all of the parts you need but we do not offer an all inclusive bearing kit with them. Instead, you will need to purchase each separately using the list I have attached for you below. Inner Bearing - part # LM67048 Inner Race - part # LM67010 Outer Bearing - part # L44649 Outer Race - part # L44610 Grease Seal - part # 10-42 Tang Washer - part # 5-101
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  • Replacement Spindle Washer for a Trailer that Uses L44649 Inner and Outer Bearings
    We currently offer several different spindle washers and I have included a link to them for you. However, none of then have an inner diameter of 1-1/16 inches. I recommend using a set of digital calipers to take the measurement because it needs to be as accurate as possible and traditional measuring devices are not quite accurate enough. You mentioned that the trailer takes L44649 bearings. If both the bearings are the same size then the washer associated with the size spindle that takes...
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  • Replacement Hub for Adams Trailer with Dexter EZ Lube Axles with Bearings L44649
    We have just the hub you are looking for with the part # AKIHUB-545-2-EZ-2K. This matches the bearing and seal info you listed, the bolt pattern, has an ez-lube cap for access to the grease fitting, and comes pre-greased so it's ready to install. You will need new castle nut part # 165686, and then for standard cotter pin # 165649, for a tang washer part # 5-101, and for a D washer part # 5-23.
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  • Replacement Bearings Kit for Wells Cargo Tote Wagon
    E-Z Lube spindles that have the grease zerk fitting on the end like yours don't use a cotter pin because it would interfere with the grease running through the spindle. Instead they use a tang washer, like part # 5-101, which you should have. From your measurements it sounds like you have a popular # 84 spindle which uses bearings # L68149 and # L44649 for the inner and outer respectively. Verify with the bearings you have and if they're correct the kit you need is part # BK2-100 which...
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  • Washers Compatible With 7/8 Inch Castle Nut
    For castle nut # 165931, for a D washer use part # 5-23 or round washer use part # SW1000. These are both for 1 inch spindles but are compatible with the 7/8 inch castle nut assemblies. You can also use the Replacement Spindle Washer - Tang Type for E-Z Lube # 5-101.
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  • Replacement Hubs and Wheels for Nuway Utility Trailer
    Sorry to hear about your bad experience but we can help you. New hubs must use the same bearings as the ones that were stolen to ensure they will fit on your spindles. New wheels must also use the same bolt pattern to ensure they will fit on the hubs. Since you don't have your hubs you can measure your spindles using a digital caliper like # PTW80157 to determine what bearings will fit. If you refer to the linked image you will see the points on the spindle that you need to measure...
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  • Bearing/Race/Seal Kit for Boat Trailer w/ NOK AD7131E Seal 25580 Inner and LM67048 Outer Bearing
    Although we don't have a kit that includes the bearings/seal all in one package, you can certainly obtain the parts separately. You'll need: # 25580 inner bearing and its # 25520 race # LM67048 outer bearing and its # LM67010 race # 21325 Double Lip Grease Seal (cross references to the NOK seal you referenced) # 5-101 spindle washer # 165649 cotter pin I'll link you to our FAQ article about replacing bearings, races and seals.
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  • Should There Be a Washer on Trailer Spindle Between Spindle Nut and Outer Bearing
    There really should be a flat washer between the outer bearing of your hub and the nut that holds it on. The washer protects the back side of the bearing from the edges and points on the back side of the spindle nut. The Washer For 1 inch Spindle, # SW1000, is typically used on spindles that have a castle nut, like # 165686, and a cotter pin, # 165649. A D washer, # 5-23, would be used on a spindle that has a flat side and uses the same castle nut and cotter pin setup. A Tongue...
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  • Is 10-19 Grease Seal Acceptable Replacement for 17413 Seal on Shorelandr Boat Trailer
    According to my research, the 17413 grease seal would fit a 1.75 inch shaft, and has an OD of 2.565 inches. The 10-19 is very close, with an ID of 1.719 inches, but it's not close enough to be an acceptable substitute. Boat trailer manufacturers are well known for using oddball or proprietary parts. The # 17413 seal you referenced is readily available online, and we offer the other components of the # BK2-100 kit individually: Outer bearing # L44649 Inner bearing # L68149 Outer...
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  • Spindle Nut Kit # RG05-100 Recommendation for an Older Style EZ Lube Spindle
    I spoke with my contact at Redneck and he informed me that yes, the Spindle Nut Kit # RG05-100 should work well on your trailer that the Tang Washer part # 5-101 is recommended for.
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  • Availability of Trailer Spindle Washers with Tabs
    If you are talking about a washer like # 5-101, we have them. I cannot speak for any auto parts store but etrailer is here for you. We also have some other tang washers: # 5-59 or # 5-71.
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