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Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs - Weld On - 2-1/2" Wide x 3" Tall

Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs - Weld On - 2-1/2" Wide x 3" Tall

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Help prevent damage to your RV's undercarriage by welding this 3" diameter steel wheel onto your trailer or RV frame. Lowest Prices for the best rv skid wheels from Ultra-Fab Products. Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs - Weld On - 2-1/2" Wide x 3" Tall part number UF48-979023 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Ultra-Fab Products RV Skid Wheels - UF48-979023

  • Weld-On
  • Frame Mount
  • Hitch Mount
  • 2-1/2 Inch Diameter Roller
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Help prevent damage to your RV's undercarriage by welding this 3" diameter steel wheel onto your trailer or RV frame.


Features:

  • Unique roller welds onto frame of trailer or motorhome to help prevent tail dragging and digging in while backing up
  • Heavy-duty steel construction is extra durable


Specs:

  • Quantity: 1
  • Overall bracket dimensions: 2-1/2" wide x 3" long
  • Overall height: 3-1/2"
  • Roller diameter: 2-1/2"
  • 1-Year warranty


Note: Not recommended for use on diesel pusher motorhomes due to the extreme rear-end weight of the motorhome.


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48-979023 UltraFab Weld-On Jumbo Steel Roller





Video of Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs - Weld On - 2-1/2" Wide x 3" Tall

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




Video Transcript for Ultra-Fab Products Skid Wheels - Frame Mount - UF48-979023 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number UF48-979023. This is the ultrafab steel jumbo roller for trailers and RVs. The unique roller is going to weld onto the frame of your trailer or motorhome and that is going to help prevent tail dragging and digging in while backing up. It's made from a heavy duty steel construction. It's very strong, extra durable, it is designed for a weld-on installation. One of the things I want to point out is, here on the this side, you're going to notice a grease fitting.

It allows for easy maintenance and easy lubrication. The wheel or the roller here is going to have internal bearings that need to be lubricated and a inaudible 00:00:36 fitting makes that very easy to do that. We're going to go and take out these components here. It's going to come with your lock nut, you're going to get your bolt. Again, it's got the fitting in there, pump it in, your grease is going to come out of this portion right there which is going to line up with the holes inside here and that's designed to grease the bearings inside the roller. You're going to get the roller and the weld-on bracket. Now with this part, you're going to get one assembly.

We're going to take a look at the overall dimensions real quick. When it comes to just the roller, that's going to give us a diameter of about two and a half inches. Taking a measurement here of the weld-on bracket, measuring in this direction, outer edge to outer edge, we're looking at about three inches. If we go this direction, edge to edge, that's going to give us a measurement of about two and a half inches. Take a look at the overall height from the bottom of the roller to the top of the bracket, see there it's going to give us a measurement of about three and a half inches. That's going to do it for our review of part number UF48-979023.

This is the ultrafab jumbo roller for trailers and RVs. .


Customer Reviews

Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs - Weld On - 2-1/2" Wide x 3" Tall - UF48-979023

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (94 Customer Reviews)

Help prevent damage to your RV's undercarriage by welding this 3" diameter steel wheel onto your trailer or RV frame.

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I have high hopes for these. They are installed, but untested, the reason for only four stars. My welder welded them to a 2 inch tubular steel piece and then to the bottom of the I-beam frame of my 27’ Travel Trailer. He also added a small triangular piece at the front, as you can see in the photos. I’m hoping that if and when they get “used”, that they won’t twist the I-beam laterally.


Comments
Wow, these things took a beating last year, and saved my rear trailer jacks on many occasions. They are all greased up this spring and ready to take on more uneven driveways and fresh asphalt. Sorry Highways Dept. I would also update my 4 star rating to 5
Perrosucio - 06/10/2019


Comments
These wheels have saved my rear jacks numerous times. These will be a main staple of any future trailer also. I’m impressed !!!
Perrosucio - 11/02/2021


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Can't get a more basic product. Bought a 28 foot gooseneck enclosed trailer. have a 15 foot long apron to back into my parking pad that also rises nearly 2 feet in elevation. Bought these to make sure the few times the back end would get low enough due to approach angle, I'd be rolling on these rather than scraping rear. I welded on the last 6 inches of the tube steel stringers that comprise the bulk of the under structure of this trailer.



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Phenomenal !!! I welded on two on my back bumper of my 30ft 5th wheel. I just take it easy as I exit a steep driveway that egresses into a level street. Lifts the back end right up instead of scraping. Get the idea when I heard this awful noise and saw a 5th wheel almost tear his bumper off.



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My Class C motorhome has a low receiver hitch which caused my motorcycle hauler (moto mule) to drag on driveways. Had this wheel welded to the bottom of the hauler, now rolls up those steep drives. Heavy duty, make sure you grease.



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Heavy duty rollers with internal bearings and grease zerks. Now I don't have to worry about damaging my trailer pulling into a parking lot.



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These were just what i was looking for. Very strong. My driveway is very steep and even with the ramp I built I was still having issues with dragging the skids on the hitch. As you can see from the pictures I set them just a little lower than the skids. They work great.



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I have only installed them at this point, but the quality of the metal is great. A toque spec for the through bolt would have been nice, as well as optimal roll suggestion. I tightened the bolts so that the roller could roll freely without friction, but there are slight gaps. If you close the gaps the rollers will still roll but with a fair amount of friction. In my photo you can see I used a 2x4 as a straight edge from the tire to the roller to make sure my Jack would not drag in the future.



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Thank you etrailer for Truly great products and most of all the detailed support related to use and install make sure employees and ownership know job well done Avery in Coon Rapids MN



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Heavy duty, has held up well. Our 36’ toy hauler 5th wheel often drags the back when entering driveways, etc, and these wheels have done an excellent job.



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I purchased this product as a last resort because I purchased other types that did not work. The back of my trailer was getting ripped apart every time I went out of a driveway. I installed these on the back of my 24ft enclosed car trailer and problem is solved. They work great, my trailer is not being damaged anymore and I am very happy with them. I would recommend them to anyone who has a trailer with a long overhang from the wheels and has the same problem that I HAD. GREAT PRODUCT.


Comments
After having these wheels on the back of my trailer, and traveling all over the US pulling it with my motorhome, going in and out of gas station driveways and all other terrain in this great country the wheels that I bought work great. It is a great product and I highly recommend them. HAPPY CAMPER . Vinny L
Vinny L - 10/31/2017



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The first time the wheels were needed they locked up and have been completely inoperative ever since.


Comments
I reached out to my contact at Ultra-Fab in regards to your Jumbo Roller. First, they recommended making sure that the roller is properly greased. The zerk fitting on the end makes it easy to use a grease gun to lubricate the wheel.
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 08/19/2019


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Welded to rear of 38' 5th wheel to back into steep driveway. Tires were off of the ground, rollers held up like a champ. Front frame of trailer flexed a bit during the maneuver - so be careful if going this route.



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While on an RV trip to Nova Scotia this fall, I damaged the skid plates and rear bumper on my Airstream camper when I was loading on a ferry boat. The skid plates bent flat against the frame, while the bumper caught on the concrete ramp, bending grotesquely. I've replaced the bumper, but wanted a better solution for protecting the bumper in 'bottoming out' situations than the skid plates that the factory provided. I searched the net for a steel roller, without much satisfaction until I came upon your product. Out of the box, I knew this was the roller I was looking for. The Airstream is currently in the shop having the damaged skid plates removed and your roller welded in place on the frame. I can't wait to try them out.



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I use it for my 14’ enclosed cargo trailer and it drag on my driveway so I use this skid wheels on my cargo and it help lot and won’t drag again. Also fast delivery too. If I need other skid wheels, I would order from them again. Highly Recommend!



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They look real strong and beefy. I'm looking forward to installing.



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Great looking roller. Have not installed yet.



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etrailer is an Awesome Company, The parts they sale, are good quality, The staff, is very informative, notify you, via email, when your items, or item has been shipped, with My account, I have been dealing with Christina J, she has been very helpful, just a real pleasure to work with. If you are looking for parts for your trailer, I would highly recommend etrailer. They have a Great Team, that can serve you well!.



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Would really have liked to know the weight rating on the description, but seems to be doing the job. Started out with (2), then purchased (2) more just to make sure they would not be maxed out. Welded them to the bottom of my hitch with an addition 3/4” spacer just to make sure nothing would scrape or skid again.



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A solid roller, well built. The only negative is these rollers do not swivel and the edges of the roller have cut into my concrete as I have to turn before the camper is totally off the driveway. However they do what they are intended to do which is keeping the camper from hitting in the rear while backing onto or pulling off a steep driveway.



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Still in the box, I haven't taken the time to weld them on yet.



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The rollers were easy to install. I bought them to keep my car trailer from scraping our driveway, and they work perfectly just make sure you enter or back into your driveway straight on and not at an angle otherwise you may risk leaving a mark in your driveway. Great product, great pricing too!



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got these rollers fast. exactly what i needed. surpassed my expectations



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Great product! I had these welded on the frame rails just before the rear bumper on my 32' travel trailer. The driveway to my RV pad rises almost 6 feet in 25 feet, the trailer virtually rides on these wheels and the hitch to back it in! After a year, the concrete driveway is showing damage, but these wheels look good as new. I highly recommend them



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Great product, great communication!


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  • Will Ultra Fab Roller part # UF48-979023 Work on 42 Foot Fifth Wheel Camper
    The Ultra Fab roller part # UF48-979023 will work well for you, but you should note that it does not have a weight capacity. My contact at Ultra-Fab said that because these rollers are not meant to sustain weight for extended periods of time, they do not have a weight capacity. That said your application is exactly what this is designed for so it will work great.
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  • How to Prevent a Gooseneck Trailer from Scraping the Ground Without Lifting the Trailer
    I certainly do. For this you are going to want to install skid wheels which will take some of the brunt off your trailer. For this I recommend using the Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller part # UF48-979023. These skid wheels will need to be welded on the trailers frame or the components that are scraping the ground. The wheels will not raise the trailer but will eliminate it from scraping the ground if placed in the proper location. I have attached a review video of the skid wheel for you in...
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  • Dimensions for Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller # UF48-979023
    The overall height from the bottom of the roller to the top of the mounting plate of the Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller # UF48-979023 is 3 inches, the width of the mounting plate is 2-1/2 inches. These don't have a weight rating because the way they are used would make it hard to give them a rating. My contact at Ultra-Fab said that because these rollers are not meant to sustain weight for extended periods of time, they do not have a weight capacity.
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  • Skid Wheel Recommendation for 43 Foot Fifth Wheel
    The skid wheel part # UF48-979023 would work well for you as it's the largest size we have to fit your trailer. This shouldn't hurt your frame strength either. The more you have the better it will distribute the weight. So going with one on each side and the center will work best.
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  • Dimensions of Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller UF48-979023 for Trailers and RVs
    The Ultra-Fab Skid Wheel part # UF48-979023 measures 3-1/2-inches tall overall, including the weld-on mounting bracket. Just the round wheel part only is 2-1/2-inches tall. Please refer to the linked photo for dimensions.
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  • Recommended Rear Skid Wheels for a 2011 Carriage Cameo 31 Feet Long
    If it were me I would go with the largest rollers that I could get for the back of my trailer because they cover a wider area and disperse the force of ground contact over a wider area compared to smaller rollers. The jumbo skid wheels # UF48-979023 are a great option since the steel wheels are 3 inches in diameter. I have included a link to a video review of these rollers for you.
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  • How Often to Grease the Ultra Fab Skid Wheels UF48-979023
    It would be a good time to replace both of your rollers with the part # UF48-979023 that you mentioned. There isn't a set grease schedule for these but if you greased them once a season, or even once at the beginning of the season and once at the end you'd be good.
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  • Installation Process for Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs UF48-979023
    The Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs # UF48-979023 is a weld-on product. When you prepare to install these you will want to prep the mounting surface to remove any rust, primer, paint, grease or other material. Once the weld is made you will want to apply some corrosion-inhibiting paint to the area to protect it.
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  • Will the Ultra-Fab Steel Rollers Work On a Dynamax Dynaquest XL Motorhome
    The Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller part # UF48-979023 is an excellent option to help prevent scraping on a motorhome when driving over bumps or uneven surfaces. In regards to installation, they will need to be welded to the frame, usually at the rear. There isn't any sort of listed weight capacity but so long as you don't have a diesel pusher motorhome with the engine in the rear you will be fine. Therefore, I think they will work well for you since your engine is in the front of the motorhome.
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  • Do Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers UF48-979023 Have Weight Capacity
    The Ultra Fab roller part # UF48-979023 do not have a weight capacity. My contact at Ultra-Fab said that because these rollers are not meant to sustain weight for extended periods of time, they do not have a weight capacity stated.
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  • Weight Capacity of Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs, # UF48-979023
    The Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs, # UF48-979023 are not weight rated as they are not made to support weight for extended periods of time but to deflect the impact and protect your RV. Note: Not recommended for use on diesel pusher motorhomes due to the extreme rear-end weight of the motorhome.
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  • Skid Wheel Recommendation for 2018 Thor Quantum RS26
    Sorry to hear about your skid wheels breaking, you'd want to go with a heavier duty weld on application like the part # UF48-979023 that by design is stronger than what you've broken and will work well. These can weld to the frame of your RV or to your hitch.
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  • Best Skid Wheel Recommendation for 30 Foot 5th Wheel Camper
    For your 30 foot 5th wheel I really like the frame mount skid wheels that can swivel. For that the Ultra Fab kit part # UF48-979011 would be your best option. I attached a picture that shows these attached to a trailer frame as well. These don't have weight capacities, but instead have trailer length recommendations. This kit is designed for up to 30 foot trailer so based on that this would be what you need.
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  • Will Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs # UF48-979023 Help with Camper Dragging
    The Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller, # UF48-979023, was designed to help prevent taildragging on motorhomes and trailers so this would work great to help prevent damage to the undercarriage of your camper when going up steep driveways.
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  • Can Ultra-Fab Steel Skid Wheel Handle the Weight of a 43 Foot Long Winnebago
    The Ultra-Fab steel roller # UF48-979021 doesn't have a weight capacity. It is almost solid steel, the bolt runs through the middle, so it can handle a significant amount of stress. But considering that your Winnebago is 43 feet long you might consider going with the larger model, # UF48-979023. It is 2-1/2 inches wide by 3 inches tall. Either way the more of them you use the less stress and weight each individual one has to handle.
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  • Recommendation of Skid Wheels to be Mounted on a 3 Inch Wide Surface
    I might have a solution for you. However, the Ultra Fab 4 Inch Caster Wheels, # UF48-979011, will not be a viable option for your trailer. The best option will be to use the Ultra Fab Steel Jumbo Rollers, # UF48-979023. These roller have a 3 inch long x 2-1/2 inch wide mounting bracket could easily be welded on to the 3 inch surface on your trailer. This roller also has a height of 3-1/2 inches tall. The base plate of the 4 inch wheel caster of # UF48-979011 measures 4-3/8 inches long...
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  • Recommended Skid Wheel To Protect Trailer Frame From Dragging
    We have the Ultra-Fab Skid Wheels for Low-Profile RVs up to 30' Long - 4" Diameter - Qty 2 # UF48-979011 which are made for this very purpose. They are not weight rated as they are not made to support the weight but rather to deflect the impact to protect your trailer. They don't run skid wheels through any weight rating tests because they don't need to based on their purpose. We also have steel wheel rollers like the Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs - Weld On - 2-1/2"...
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  • Does the Ultra-Fab Steel Mini-Roller # UF48-979022 Have a Grease Zerk
    The Ultra-Fab Steel Mini Roller that you mentioned part # UF48-979022 does not have a grease zerk. However we do have the Ultra-Fab Jumbo Roller that is 2 inches wide by 3 inches tall that does have a grease zerk and it is part # UF48-979023.
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  • Are Swivel Skid Wheels or Jumbo Roller Wheels Better For Trailer When Backing Straight in Driveway
    This is a two fold answer according to my technical contact at Ultra-Fab. If you happen to be turning at the same time you are backing up then you will want to go with the caster type wheels # UF48-979011 that you referenced. I do want to mention that swivel casters are for motor homes up to 30 ft long. In you only hit ground when you are backing straight into your driveway then you will want the roller type, Ultra Fab # UF48-979023. Both wheels have advantages. The caster is good...
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  • How to Pick Between the Micro and Jumbo Ultra Fab Trailer Rollers
    My day is going great, thanks for asking. The biggest factor to consider when choosing between the micro roller part # UF48-979021 and the jumbo # UF48-979023 that you referenced is the overall height of the two. The micro measures 2-1/4 inches tall and the jumbo is 3-1/2 inches tall. Depending on where you would install the roller and how much height you would need to prevent other portions of the trailer from dragging is how you would pick between the two. Neither really have a weight...
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  • Skid Wheel Recommendation for a 37 Foot Long RV That Scrapes on Inclines
    Our skid wheels that we offer are designed for exactly what you described. To help prevent you from dragging on steep inclines. Due to the length of your RV you would want the part # UF48-979013 which is designed for RVs longer than 34 feet.
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  • Can Ultra Fab Skid Wheel be Used on 40 Foot RV
    The Ultra-Fab steel roller # UF48-979021 doesn't have a weight capacity. It is almost solid steel, the bolt runs through the middle, so it can handle a significant amount of stress. But considering that your Winnebago is 43 feet long you might consider going with the larger model, # UF48-979023. It is 2-1/2 inches wide by 3 inches tall. Either way the more of them you use the less stress and weight each individual one has to handle.
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  • Comparing Ultra-Fab Steel Micro-Roller and Jumbo Roller For Trailers and RV's
    The main thing I would look at is the surface area between the Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller # UF48-979023 and Ultra-Fab Steel Micro-Roller # UF48-979021. The Jumbo Roller is going to have a slightly larger surface area with the size of the roller being larger 2-1/2" diameter vs 2" on the Micro-Roller. This will lead to less sinking in on softer asphalt surfaces that you may encounter and the wheel will more easily roll over small rocks and debris on the road surface.
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  • Skid Wheels for Allcom EZ-Hauler Aluminum Trailer.
    What I think you are asking for are skid-wheels for the back of your trailer. These are not components that trailer specific but if you want to have bolt-on application or welded attachment and what size. depends on what If this not correct please let me know. I prefer the Ultra-Fab Steel Jumbo Roller for Trailers and RVs, # UF48-979023. This roller welds onto the frame of your trailer to help prevent the tail from dragging and digging in causing damage. The overall bracket dimensions...
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