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Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors - Model 2441 - Chrome Plated (Pair)

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  • Caps
  • Bearing Protector Grease Cap
  • Bearing Buddy
  • 2.441 Inch
Provide your trailer wheel bearings with premium protection - replace your existing grease caps with Bearing Buddies. They install in seconds and provide an easy, safe way to monitor and control the level of grease in your axle hub. Lowest Prices for the best trailer bearings races seals caps from Bearing Buddy. Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors - Model 2441 - Chrome Plated (Pair) part number BB2441 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.



Bearing Buddy Trailer Bearings Races Seals Caps - BB2441

Provide your trailer wheel bearings with premium protection - replace your existing grease caps with Bearing Buddies. They install in seconds and provide an easy, safe way to monitor and control the level of grease in your axle hub.


Features:

  • Replaces the grease cap in the axle hub
  • Prevents wheel-bearing failure
    • Keeps water and dirt out of hubs and bearings
    • Allows boat trailer wheels to be completely submerged
    • Stops corrosion and pitting on bearings
  • Provides easily accessible grease fitting
    • Makes adding grease to the bearings quick and simple
  • Maintains slight, controlled pressure (3 psi) with spring-loaded piston, preventing water from entering hub
  • Prevents overfilling and rear seal damage with automatic pressure-relief feature
    • Grease seeps around piston edges and into barrel when full
  • Constructed of stainless steel internal parts and triple-chrome-plated steel barrel
    • Ensures longer-lasting fit than plastic or aluminum products
  • Includes rubber covers
  • Installs easily
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Fits 2.441" hub bore
    • Works with outer bearing models LM-67048 (hub counterbored), 15123 and others
    • Works with outer bearing cup (race) models LM-67010 and 15245
      • Commonly found on 4,400-lb, 5,200-lb, 6,000-lb and 7,000-lb Dexter axles (counterbored)
  • Lifetime warranty


Bearing Buddy installed diagram

Bearing Buddy Operation

Replace your existing grease cap with a Bearing Buddy to ensure a safe, easy way to monitor and control the level of grease in your axle hub. To adjust the amount of grease in the hub, use a grease gun to add more through the appropriate fitting. Adding grease moves the Bearing Buddy spring-loaded piston outward 1/8".

The O-ring inside the barrel of the Bearing Buddy maintains a seal from the outside. The interior of the Bearing Buddy is pressurized, preventing water from entering the barrel and diluting the grease.

An automatic pressure-relief feature is built into the Bearing Buddy. When the device is full, grease will seep around the edges of the piston and into the barrel. This prevents overfilling that can damage the inner seal.

You can manually check the grease level in your Bearing Buddy by pressing on the edge of the piston. If you can rock or move the piston, the hub is properly filled.



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Provide your trailer wheel bearings with premium protection - replace your existing grease caps with Bearing Buddies. They install in seconds and provide an easy, safe way to monitor and control the level of grease in your axle hub.

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    Video Transcript for Bearing Buddy Grease Caps BB2441 Review

    Today, we are going to be taking a look at the bearing buddy bearing protector, model 2441. These are going to replace the grease caps on the axle hub. The bearing buddy is going to prevent wheel bearing failure. What the bearing buddy does is it keeps water and dirt out of the hubs and bearings. It allows for boat trailer wheels to be completely submerged, and it's going to stop corrosion and pitting on the bearings. You're going to get two bearing buddies. Each was one is going to have a rubber cap that gets installed over the end of the bearing buddy.

    Once you remove that, it's going to expose the grease fitting. That is going to be easily accessible. It makes adding grease to the bearings quick and simple. You don't ever have to worry about having to repack your bearings. This units a really great addition, keeps thing clean.

    It's just very easy to use and maintain those components that are sometimes quite a mess to maintain. The unit's also designed to maintain slight controlled pressure, about 3 PSI with a spring loaded piston, which is going to prevent water from entering the hub. The unit also prevents over filling and rear shield damage, which is great. It's going to feature automatic pressure relief feature. If grease appears around the edge of the piston when filling with grease, this is a result of the automatic pressure relief feature functioning. The piston rides on a rubber O-ring, and once that piston strokes out beyond the O-ring, grease will escape in this area here.

    That way the hub can't be over filled, and it can't be pressurized. The unit's constructed of stainless steel internal parts, and triple chrome plated steel barrel. It's going to ensure longer lasting fits, when compared to plastic or aluminum products. Again, it's going to include the rubbed covers to keep any grease of of you wheels. The bearing buddy's going to contain a grease fitting. It's going to have the spring.

    It's going to have an O-ring It's going to have the piston, and eternally it's going to contain an outer bearing. The unit is assembled and ready for installation right out of the box. Installation is pretty simple. Just hold it against the hub, so this would go up against the hub. Hold it against the hub, and drive it into place with a small block of wood or a soft mallet. These are designed to fit 2.441 inch hub bores. Those are going to be commonly found on forty-four hundred, fifty-two hundred, six thousand pound, and seven thousand pound axles. Bearing buddies are made, right here, in the USA, and they are going to be covered with a lifetime warranty. That's going to do it for today's look at the bearing buddy bearing protectors, model 2441.


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    Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors - Model 2441 - Chrome Plated (Pair) - BB2441

    Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (72 Customer Reviews)

    Provide your trailer wheel bearings with premium protection - replace your existing grease caps with Bearing Buddies. They install in seconds and provide an easy, safe way to monitor and control the level of grease in your axle hub.

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    by: George N11/18/2013


    Your product arrived on time and undamaged. It installed exactly as described in the literature. I am very pleased with my new Bearing Buddy's. As a side note I noticed a small amount of chrome machining debris inside the hub of the housings. It was easily cleaned out with a rag before installation. These Bearing Buddy's are installed on a 32 year old utility trailer I am refurbishing. Although the trailer is small (4 x 8) it has a 5000# axle and has seen some pretty tough use. Ive attached a pic of the trailer undergoing refurbishment along with a couple of pics of the installed Bearing Buddy's. Excellent product and service! 107659



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    by: wayne w.09/04/2015


    they came in the mail when you said they would. they were exactly what i wanted, and they fit perfectly. you people know what you are doing. if i need anything else that etrailer sells, i will surely order it from you wayne w. sampson city,fl 224108


    Comments

    the protectors are fine, but the rubber covers have disappeared. i pushed all the air from them when i put them on. do you sell them seperately? other than that i am happy with them. thanks wayne

    wayne w - 09/05/2016

    20809

    Thanks for the follow up and reply. We do indeed have the replacement covers that you are looking for, and those are part # BB23B.

    -- Rachael H - 9/7/2016


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    by: Steve W04/25/2017


    I recently upgraded to electric over hydraulic disk brakes from the hydraulic drum surge brakes that were on my boat trailer when I bought it. I scoured the web site and put together a list of parts for the conversion but still had a few questions. Lisa was most helpful and had some additional suggestions. She made my etrailer.com shopping experience the best online shopping experience ever. Once I had the brake parts I found my old Bearing Buddies didn't fit the new hubs so I ordered new Bearing Buddies and new coupler while I was at it. I ordered them on Sat. and they arrived today, Tuesday. I already have the new parts on and they are working perfectly. Thanks etrailer.com and thanks Lisa. You have a new customer for life. 372263



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    by: Michael02/28/2013


    This product is as good as their rep have used them before on a boat trailer never had a bearing go out as long as I used the buddy bearings they are great! Service was just as good. These bearings were installed on a heavy duty low boy trailer. No pictures trailer is in South Texas about 300 miles from my location. Hauling oil field equipment. Picture of the trailer being overhauled before new fenders were added. 67986



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    by: Michael08/17/2013


    Easy to install. Makes greasing bearings clean and easy 95607


    Comments

    Still working great

    Michael - 02/15/2015

    9523

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    by: Josh D03/15/2017


    Bearing Buddies are worth the investment. Saves time on maintenance and money on parts (and labor if you farm out the work). I've used these on flatbeds, cheap Harbor Freight trailers, utility trailers and now finally putting them on my toy hauler. Quality piece and is US Made. The ONLY suggestions is verify your hub size and if you measure it and still doubt what you measured ask etrailers wonderful customer service. there are a lot of different hub sizes. Josh D 352981



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    by: Donald T03/17/2016


    Nice item and very easy to install, trouble free traveling. 240923



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    by: Bob07/13/2017


    While we only just received out bearing buddies. They are as described and installed easily. The only trouble was the beauty covers don't fit over the hubs any longer. Doesn't really matter as the product is attractive. The wheel studs not so much but we can live with that. I will have to write another review after we have taken a few trips and greased things up a bit. 405126



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    by: David K.08/09/2013


    Product arrive on time and in good cond. Fit and finish great recommend that anyone ordering these make sure u use a digital caliper as fit is critical . I wasn't able to find these local not even Napa carried this size so I did a search and found etrailer.com and they gave all the sizes so finding a match was easy.. Great product and great service.. Thanks Dave. 94180



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    by: Joe04/17/2015


    Whats to say the Bearing Buddy's are great. Do exactly what they are supposed to do and are very good quality equipment that will last for years. E trailers shipping on the other hand and customer support rates in the poor category. Nothing but excuses and canned reply's. Don't pay for the three day shipping it is a waste of money. 185709



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    by: CDA07/27/2015


    I was unable to find the size Bearing buddy that I needed at other retailers. I actually found this by coming across another question that a shopper had asked that referred to the same unit I was looking for. Thanks for having a question and answer forum and thanks for stocking the hard to find items! 214817



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    by: Mike Palmer08/22/2016


    Haven't put it on yet,but the service and the tome it took to get it was excellent. Went to the dealer to get a buddy bearing they were all you need the Vin number of your trailer and what kind of axle it has,went Google Drive it and 3 minutes later had it ordered 6 days later I had it. 286325



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    by: RayB06/02/2016


    I put 4 of these on my 26' fifth wheel. The installation was very easy and exactly as described. I tapped them gently with a hammer to get them started and then used a block of wood and hammer to seat them fully for a nice tight fit. 255676



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    by: Ken L.05/12/2014


    The product was as advertised and worked just fine! At one time my 36' Montana RV has had an axle replaced and the replacement axle did not have a Zerk for lubing the bearings, now it does! Thank you for the great service Ken L. 130249



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    by: Mike R12/04/2012


    These are a must have! If you ever burnt axil bearings and had to make repairs along side an Interstate with 70mph traffic whizzing by, you be wishing you had greased them! Only buddy bearing brand is the one to buy! 60594



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    by: Rick J.02/05/2016


    The service of etrailer is great! They keep me informed of the order status and also delivery updates. Product arrived ahead of the scheduled date and included everything as ordered. Great company to work will! 237018



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    by: VTWIN08/11/2016


    Received them just the other day, installed them and fit perfect. Haven't had to grease them yet or test them on the road but the quality is there...will rate them later as I use them. Great delivery time. 282379



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    by: Bill ringle05/09/2015


    Great customer service. Constant info on delivery of product and follow up. Solved a hard to find the right fit problem for me on my home made dump trailer. Will reorder for all my trailer needs. 191548



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    by: Ted U.08/08/2011


    The Buddy Bearings arrived at my home before the weekend and I was able to install them on my trailer in time for my weekend on the lake. The bearings arrived much quicker than I had expected. 21337



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    by: thomas M.05/16/2013


    This product is just great. I've used these on my other trailers and I swear by them. They stay in place under very rough conditions and do a fine job of keeping the bearings greased. 80597



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    by: Christian Murillo07/31/2015


    Bearing buddy is an awesome product. E trailer was and always True to their word. Prices are very competitive and their is a lot of useful information on the website. Thanks 215741



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    by: john s.02/11/2012


    fit correctly, looks like a good product. having not used the trailer with the bearing protectors, don't know if they will really make the bearings last longer. we'll see 31486



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    by: Doug M03/24/2017


    Thanks guys for the great service and website. It was very easy to research items and cross reference items. Used regular shipping and had it in 3 days. Very HAPPY!! 360845



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    by: Jim01/29/2015


    Great service, got them the day they said I would. These are a great product....just can't hardly find in local automotive a tractor supply houses for 5200 lb axles. 171764



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    by: David06/03/2017


    Lost the original bearing buddy after a brake drum repair. Shipment was fast and an exact replacement for the 28 year old ezloader boat trailer. Dave from Duluth 388196



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    by: Jim S.08/05/2015


    Put on my 1999 Travel Trailer and fit like they were suppose too. E-Trailer is so good with there service and shipping. Have used them for years and will continue. 217067



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    by: Jack L05/31/2017


    Purchased for my Utility trailer, fast shipping , perfect fit , great selection , have purchased fenders etc from etrailer before very happy with all my purchases 386838



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    by: John g06/22/2017


    I have purchased from etrailer several times,they have excellent service,great pricing and product available,I would recommend them for your trailer needs! 397464



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    by: Kenneth03/07/2015


    Item received as described and worked great - folks at eTrailer are great to deal with - with 7 trailers i'll be buying all my trailer items from eTrailer 177398



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    by: Beau09/25/2012


    I've used these on a number of boat trailers and have always been happy. They are easy to install and ensure that the bearings are well protected. 55809



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    by: RICK PERRY06/07/2016


    REMOVED THE BEARING AND LOOKED AT THE BEARING #, FOUND THE CAP FOR THAT BEARING. PLACED THE ORDER. VERY PROMPT DELIVERY. FIT LIKE A GLOVE. 258732



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    by: clyde10/09/2012


    Great price on a hard to find size. I looked all over town and no one could even get this size. Thank you. , will definitely be back! 56798



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    by: John F.06/26/2014


    Very good service and price from this vendor. Very good product and easy to install. Nice to have the covers included. 137760



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    by: Shane04/27/2013


    I bought this as a replacement. Somebody decided to clip my trailer and destroyed my other one. I love these things. 78110



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    by: Jeremy03/16/2017


    I received these bearing buddies in 2 days and very satisfied. No body in town had them highly recommend these guys 353401



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    by: Kevin12/08/2016


    I have an older boat trailer and was able to find all the parts I needed to get it back on the road on etrailer.com 325147



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    by: Dave S04/27/2017


    Product was exactly what I expected. Service was excellent and I wouldn't hesitate to order from them again. 373102



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    by: Vince01/19/2017


    Bearing caps worked great. We use them on farm Implements, now repacking the wheel bearings is easy. 333662



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    by: Andy W10/20/2012


    Great price and service! Shipping was fast, tracking link provided. Will buy again from etrailer.com. 57722



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    by: Keith L.09/16/2016


    Great products at competitive prices with unbeatable service. This is as American as it gets. 295628



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    by: Adam H04/19/2015


    Just got them installed, but so far so good! Hopefully they live up tp their reputation! 186341



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    by: Bill F09/08/2017


    Lost one cap and the old ones were from a 2000 trailer. Working fine. good product. 430274



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    by: Terry O.04/30/2013


    Product received was correct as ordered. They fit perfectly. Prompt shipping too! 78502



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    by: Jesse10/28/2017


    Great product with easy installation! Super fast FREE shipping! Thanks etrailer! 447031



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    by: Chris P07/31/2017


    Product arrived on time and in perfect condition. Just what I needed! Thanks! 412867



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    by: Frank B01/17/2011


    Buddy Bearings Very Fast ,Great Would Buy Again From You. Product Work Great. 5619



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    by: Raymond A.05/25/2012


    Product arrived quickly, in new condition and ahead of schedule! Thanks 41721



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    by: James Walker05/16/2012


    Parts are great. Installed them on my camper. Delivery was super. Thanks. 40720



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    by: James Banner08/24/2016


    Excellant. Used on the front axle hubs On my John Deere 4200 tractor. 287341



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    by: Mark W.06/18/2012


    Delivered very quickly. Fit like they should. No problems or complaints. 44614


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    • What Size Bearing Buddy to Replace 2-7/16-Inch Grease Cap
    • The best way to measure hub bore to determine which Bearing Buddy size you need is with a digital caliper. If you do not own one you may be able to borrow or rent one from a local auto parts store. Your other option is to obtain the outer bearing number from your trailer. You may be able to obtain the bearing number without having to pull it from the spindle; try wiping it clean of grease to see if the bearing number can be read. The size you quoted, 2-7/16 inches, corresponds to...
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    • How to Remove Bearing Buddy Trailer Bearing Protectors
    • Bearing Buddies like # BB2441 fit very tight into a trailer hub. In order to get them out, you will need to use a rubber mallet and persuade them out. Once the Bearing Buddy starts to unseat from the hub you can grab it and wiggle it out.
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    • Bearing Buddies for a 6,000 Pound Dexter Axle with 8 Lug Hub
    • Check the outer bearing and race numbers stamped into the metal of the bearing and race in the hub. Most 6,000 pound 8 lug wheels we carry use outer bearing # 14125A if it is an 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern. If it is an 8 on 8 bolt pattern, it may use # 506849 outer bearing. If you have the 14125A outer bearing, you can use Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors, # BB2717SS, or # BB2717.
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    • Which Size of Bearing Buddy Will Fit the Dexter Trailer Hub Assembly # 8-213-5UC1
    • The grease cap included in this hub kit # 8-213-5UC1 has an outer diameter of 2.44-inches. So the correct Bearing Buddy would be part # BB2441 or if you want the stainless steel version that will resist corrosion much better you would want the # BB2441SS instead.
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    • Bearing Buddy Recommendation for a Dexter Hub part # 8-201
    • Yep! Your Dexter Hub part # 8-201-9UC3-EZ requires a 2.44 inch grease cap so the correct grease cap would be the # BB2441.
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    • How to Determine the Right Bearing Buddy Bearing Protector for 2-3/8 Inch Hub Bore
    • To choose the correct bearing protectors, if available, you will have to measure the hub opening using dial or digital calipers because the measurement has to be as exact as possible. Bearing protectors are measured to the thousandth of an inch (3 decimal places). None of the bearing protectors we carry are exactly 2-3/8 inches (2.375 inches) but # BB2328 and # BB2328SS are the closest at 2.328 inches. The next step up, # BB2441, at 2.441 inches would likely be too big if the measurement...
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    • Bearing Buddies Recommendation for a Dexter P-11 6 hole axle 6K Axle
    • In order to determine which bearing buddies you need, you are going to need to remove the hubs of your trailer and get the number off of the outer bearings. Most 6K axles have outer bearing numbers of LM-67048, 15123, LM-67010 or 15245 which all will work with the Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors # BB2441 that you referenced.
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    • Bearing Buddies for Dexter Axels with 6 Lugs on My Fifth Wheel Trailer
    • You will most likely need the Bearing Buddy Model 2441 for your trailer with Dexter axles. You should measure to be sure, before ordering. The outside diameter of the original drive in grease cap seating surface should be 2.44 inches. If your grease cap is too damaged to get an accurate measurement then you can measure the inside diameter of the cap seating surface on the hub which should also be 2.44 inches. If your grease cap measurement is different let me know and we will get the...
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    • Diameter of the Grease Cap for the Dexter Trailer Hubs and Drums # 8-174-5UC3
    • The replacement grease cap for the Dexter Trailer Hubs and Drums # 8-174-5UC3 that you referenced is the Grease Cap part # RG04-060. This cap has a flange diameter of 2.446". For a tool to drive this cap on you would want the part # 290-992. If you were looking for Bearing Buddies for this hub you would want part # BB2441.
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    • Installing Bearing Buddy Bra # BB23B
    • As a first step, make sure you are using the correct Bearing Buddy Bra for your application. The # BB23B you mentioned is sized to fit Bearing Buddies that fit hub bores ranging from 2.240 inches to 2.562 inches, or model #s BB2328, BB2328SS, BB2441, BB2441SS, BB2717, BB2717SS, BB2562, BB2562SS, BB2240 and BB2240SS. Applying a very very small bit of grease (I am talking tiny) to the outside of the Bearing Buddy will allow the bra to slide on easier. While sliding the bra into place,...
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    • How to Order The Correct Bearing Buddy Size For A 1998 Homemade Trailer
    • If you will remove the wheel on your trailer and pull your wheel bearings and get the outer wheel bearing part number that would help you with which Bearing Buddy to use. The reason you have to go to such lengths to find out what Bearing Buddy Kit you need is that there are so many different variations in bearing/spindle/seal combinations that the only way to be sure you have the right part is to check the equipment you have. The Bearing Buddy pages also have listings on them for...
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    • Do Trailer Hub Bearing Buddies Also Work with Inner Bearings
    • A Bearing Buddy allows you to pump grease into the center of the hub all the way back to the grease seal. A double lip seal should be used to prevent grease from blowing out the seal when added. You can pre-pack the bearings if you wanted to but that would negate the function of the Bearing Buddy. The outer bearing is mentioned because that is how the hub bore size is determined.
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    • Grease Caps Available that Fit a 2.44 Diameter
    • We do have a variety of grease caps that fit the 2.44 inch diameter that you reference; our selection has been linked for you to filter through. Among the options we have the non-threaded Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors # BB2441, the threaded option # BB2441T-SS, as well as traditional grease caps for EZ Lube spindles # RG04-080, and non-EZ Lube spindles # RG04-060. Each of these part numbers come in a quantity of 2 and the prices can be found on the product pages. If you are talking...
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    • Bearing Buddy Recommendation for the Titan Hub part # T1870000CB042
    • The correct bearing buddy for the Hub part # T1870000CB042 that you referenced would be based on the 15123 outer bearing that the hub uses. Based on that you would want the Bearing Buddy part # BB2441.
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    • Which Bearing Buddies Will Fit a 2-7/16 Inch Hub Bore
    • You will likely need 2441 model Bearing Buddies: # BB2441 for chrome or # BB2441SS for stainless steel. Your hub bore will be slightly less than this if it is exactly 2-7/16 inches and that ensures a tight fit. The hub bore should really be measured using calipers such as # PTW80157 because the measurement has to be as accurate as possible.
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    • Determining Size of Bearing Protector Needed for 2001 Load Rite Trailer
    • The best way to determine the size of bearing buddy needed would be to take a highly accurate measurement of your hub bore using a digital caliper. I have edited a photo for you that shows this dimension. If you happened to know the reference number from your outer wheel bearings, the proper bearing protector could be determined. If you would care to reply with either the hub bore dimension or the outer bearing number, I would be happy to suggest a bearing protector for you.
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    • Bearing Buddy Size for Dexter 6K Trailer Hub Assembly # 8-213-51UC1
    • The hub assembly you referenced, Dexter 6K Trailer Hub Assembly # 8-213-51UC1, has a hub bore of 2.430 inches. I pulled a sample from our warehouse and took a measurement with a precision digital caliper. Based on this hub bore the correct Bearing Buddy is part # BB2441. This set of bearing protectors includes rubber covers.
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    • How Do I Determine What Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors I Need for My 2006 Pilgrim Cirrus Camper
    • In order to see if the Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors, # BB2441, are the correct ones for your trailer, you will need to measure the inner diameter of your hub bore. This measurement needs to be very accurate so you will want to use a dial caliper. If the inner diameter of your hub bore is 2.441 inches, # BB2441 will work for you. If it is not, I am attaching a link to all of the Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors that we have available. Take your measurement and match it to one...
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    • Bearing Buddy for 2.447 Inch Hub Bore
    • The Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors # BB2441 referenced in your question are compatible with 2.441 inch hub bores. We do not currently have Bearing Buddies that fit the exact 2.447 inch dimension that you referenced, however this will be the closest option. I recommend verifying the size of your existing hub bore with a digital caliper like # PTW80157. Another option is to wipe away the grease on your hub to see if you can locate the outer bearing number, which will also help to identify...
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    • For your Lippert 7,000 lb axles, I recommend the Kodiak Disc Brake Kit - 13" Hub/Rotor - 8 on 6-1/2 - E-Coat - 7,000 lbs, # K2HR712E. This will give you the 1/2 inch lugs but not the oil bath as you mentioned. For this assembly, I recommend the # BK3-200 Bearing kit. For easy maintenance and monitoring, I recommend the Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors - Model 2441 - Chrome Plated (Pair), # BB2441. The Oil Bath option is only available with the 9/16 inch lugs in the Kodiak Disc Brake...
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    • Bearing Buddy Recommendation to Replace Grease Cap that Measures 2.428 inches
    • The correct Bearing Buddy you would need would be the # BB2441. This has an overall diameter of 2.441 inches but is tapered so it would fit your hub.
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    • Bearing Buddy Recommendation for 5,200 lb Axle Kodiak Rotor Hub
    • The correct bearing buddy for the Hub part # KHR12D that you referenced would be based on the 15123 outer bearing that the hub uses. Based on that you would want the Bearing Buddy part # BB2441. Installing the Bearing Buddy is pretty easy and would not work with the tool you mentioned. I have included a link to a video and if you fast forward to about the 5:20 minute mark, our installer puts one on. He lines it up first and gives it a tap to get started. Then he places a block of wood...
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    • Does Zerk Fitting of EZ Lube Spindle Need to be Removed to Install Bearing Buddy
    • Yes, you will need to remove the zerk fitting of your EZ lube spindle to be able to install a Bearing Buddy.
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    • When Using Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors Do I Need To Repack Bearings Periodically?
    • When you use the Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors like # BB2441, so you do not need to take apart the wheel hub and repack the bearings. The Bearing Buddy Protectors have a spring loaded seal that keeps the moisture and debris out of the bearings. This pressurized grease will maintain bearing function as long as the seal on the hub stays functional. If this seal is broken, I recommend inspecting and repacking good bearings when you replace the seal. As you maintain the grease in the...
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    • Bearing Buddy Recommendation for the Trailer Hub Assembly # 8-213-5UC1
    • The grease cap included in this hub kit # 8-213-5UC1 has an outer diameter of 2.44-inches. So the correct Bearing Buddy would be part # BB2441 or if you want the stainless steel version that will resist corrosion much better you would want the # BB2441SS instead.
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    • Bearing Buddy Recommendation for a Hub Bore of 2.402 inches
    • For a Bearing Buddy designed to fit your 2.402 pilot hole on your hub you would want the # BB2441 or the stainless version part # BB2441SS. I attached a review video for you to check out as well. Pricing is below at the links.
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    • Does Grease Seal have to Make Contact with the Inner Race for Bearing to Ride in the Right Place
    • A hub should only have one grease seal, at the back side of the hub, and it should be flush with the hub once installed. When everything is assembled and put on the spindle with the castle nut properly tightened down there should be only a few thousands of an inch of play meaning everything is in place. Races are pressed into a hub so they are not going to move and the edge of the grease seal may or may not make contact with the inner race. But that contact or lack of contact should...
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    • Bearing Buddy for 5.2K Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly with 6 on 5-1/2 Bolt Pattern
    • Yes, for trailer hub and drum assembly # 8-201-5UC3 you can use Bearing Buddy # BB2441. There is also a stainless steel model, # BB2441SS, which is great for marine applications.
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    • How to Pick out Bearing Buddies
    • In order to pick out the correct bearing buddy you will need know the pilot hole of your hub. To do this, remove the wheel and tire and remove the grease cap from the center of the hub. Usually it is a metal cap that is just lightly hammered into place. Use a screwdriver to pry off the cap. Clean the grease off and measure the opening. I have included a video demonstrating the Bearing Buddy. The Bearing Buddies # BB2441 that you referenced are for hubs with a 2.441 inch hub bore. I...
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    • Can Air Escape Trailer Hub Seals When Filling with Grease with Bearing Buddy
    • Grease seals are not air tight so the air would be able to escape as you fill the hub up. They are tight enough to keep the grease in though. Grease does breakdown over time so you do occasionally need to add more. The grease seals are also not totally sealed. They do a pretty good job sealing but in general contaminants can still find there ways in.
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