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Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,000 lbs

Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,000 lbs

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Round trailer axle measures 60" from hub face to hub face and 48" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 10" to 13" wheels. Lowest Prices for the best trailer axles from Dexter Axle. Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,000 lbs part number 20440I-ST-60 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Dexter Axle Trailer Axles - 20440I-ST-60

  • 2000 lbs
  • 60 Inch Long
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • 48 Inch
  • 4 on 4
  • Idler Hubs
  • Dexter Axle
  • Standard Spindles

Round trailer axle measures 60" from hub face to hub face and 48" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 10" to 13" wheels.


Features:

  • Round axle beam acts as part of your trailer's suspension system
    • Replace an axle on your trailer
    • Fabricate a suspension to fit your application
  • High-strength steel construction
  • Bend in axle creates zero camber angle for even road-to-tread contact across the width of your trailer's tires
    • Best for straight-line acceleration and steady, controlled towing
  • Underslung design - spring seats welded to underside of axle for mounting leaf springs
    • Low ride height makes it easier to load and unload your trailer
  • Straight spindle - no drop
    • Standard grease application
  • Spring seats and spindles are welded on
  • Cast iron idler hubs are sturdy and durable
    • Bearings, races, seals, grease caps, wheel studs, lug nuts, and marine-grade wheel bearing grease included
  • Limited 2-year warranty


Specs:

  • Weight capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • Hub-face-to-hub-face length: 60"
  • Spring-center-to-spring-center length: 48"
  • Hub bolt pattern: 4 on 4"
  • Tubing outer diameter: 1-3/4"
  • Spindle size: 1-1/16"
  • Wheel stud diameter: 1/2"
  • Wheel size: 10" - 13"
  • Grease cap outer diameter: 1.986"


Bearing, Race, and Seal Information

  • Bearings
    • Inner bearing: L44649
    • Outer bearing: L44649
  • Races
    • Inner race: L44610
    • Outer race: L44610
  • Seal: 10-9
    • Inner diameter: 1.50"
    • Outer diameter: 1.987"


Axle Dimensions

Hub Face and Spring Center Measurements on Standard Trailer Axle

There are multiple ways to measure the length of an axle beam, but the hub-face-to-hub-face and spring-center-to-spring-center lengths are the most accurate. Hub face (A) refers to the length of the axle measured from the base of one wheel stud to the base of the wheel stud on the opposite side of the axle.


The spring center (B) is the approximate width of your trailer. It is measured from the center of the spring seat on one side of the axle to the center of the seat on the other. This axle beam comes with the spring seats welded on.


If you are replacing your trailer's axle, you should be able to figure out which type you need by determining your trailer's capacity, the bolt pattern of your wheels, the brake type and the aforementioned lengths.


Dexter Axles

Dexter axles are made of high-strength steel and come with spindles and spring seats welded on. The spring seats are attached to the underside of the axle so that the leaf springs (sold separately) can mount beneath the axle. The result of this underslung design is a trailer that rides a bit lower for quick and easy loading and unloading.


Each axle is manufactured to create a certain camber angle. This ensures that the angle of the wheels is correct for your towing needs. Because the primary concern when towing is maintaining controlled, in-line movement, each axle is made so that your trailer's tires will run along the pavement evenly, with contact across the width of the tread. The result is excellent straight-line acceleration for steady, in-line tracking. You might notice the bend near the center of the axle; this is what ensures the proper camber angle. Having the center ride a bit higher and the sides of the axle bent lower allows the axle to give just enough to compensate for the load.


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"


T20BTR-6048 Dexter Replacement Axle Beam - 60" Hub Face - 48" Spring Center - 2,000 lbs

8-91-05UC1 Trailer Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 4 on 4 - L44649

L11404 LubriMatic Marine Trailer Wheel Bearing Grease - 16 oz. Can






Customer Reviews

Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,000 lbs - 20440I-ST-60

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (227 Customer Reviews)

Round trailer axle measures 60" from hub face to hub face and 48" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 10" to 13" wheels.

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so far so good, just did a shake down test, all good. The trailer went straight and true. Now just waiting on my other order to come in so I can put some weight on the truck and trailer for the real test.



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Great Service, very helpful, axle fit perfectly dimensions were exact. shipped out and arrived earlier that promised. Dexter did not include "D washers and E- Trailer sent them to me right away so I could finish my trailer project. Overall Great Jo will do business with them again. Thanks.



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good price, fast shipping. Way to easy!


Comments
Has worked perfect over a long summer of grass cutting. Strong, solid and complete. Cant ask for more. Used it on a tow behind mower project.
Michael J - 03/03/2021


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The axle came right on time when they said it would be there. It was easy to put together and all the parts were there. It was helpful that there was grease included and plenty of it! I also appreciated that the company sent new lug nuts for the tire. The previous ones were pretty old. I was trying to put a 2016 axle on a 1974 hand built trailer and this axle fit perfectly. I will definitely use etrailer again.


Comments
Still working great!!
Matthew C - 01/17/2018



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Well painted, one hub lock screw thread bad machined from factory. 50lb bearing nut makes it in the beginning stif turning . Normal, will ease with use if bearinf are packed with sticky marine grease. Well build and packed even with UPS tormenting the outer box shell. LOL In etrailer I beleave sind 2016 after so many counter dealer headaches and $$$$$ pricing.



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Great product!



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Quick shipping. Seems to be a quality product. Good price. Excellent customer service and question answering. Would be 5 stars if I could have found an axle short enough for my project. I had to cut down the 60” one I ordered. Not necessarily their fault, I’m just building a small trailer. Will order here again for sure



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Made my trailer new again. Perfect fit, holding up well.



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Very nice correspondence and fast shipping Awesome to work with.



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Easy to follow instruction. I am proud I did it!.



- 20545I-ST-60-15
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Review from a similar EZ Lube Axle w Idler Hubs in Trailer Axles


Product seems to be built well. I was missing a set of outer bearings that I had to get from a local tractor supply due to time constraints. They were missing when shipped to me. I have been happy so far with this product as I have pulled my home built teaardrop on it. I have traveled over 3k miles with it as well as a tire set I purchased from etrailer. Contender ST205/75R15 Radial Tire w 15" Good sturdy wheels and tires and they look good in person.


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These products have been working out awesome so far after a year. I have taken a lot of trips and ordered other items. I am a happy customer and recommend this site to people I show my tear to.
Steve - 06/02/2021


- 20545I-EZ-60-15
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I purchased a number of products from etrailer and I am very pleased with them all. The shipper lost my axle. When I contacted etrailer customer service, they handled my problem quickly and I had a replacement axle in a couple days. Well done! The products were all of high quality and the assemble was much easier as a result. I have attached a few pictures of the build for those interested. Thanks etrailer for your great products and service!!


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I love these springs. The trailer is well supported and rides perfectly on the road. The trailer has performed better than my expectations. The products I purchased are all performing perfectly. When I build my next trailer, I will get all my assemble products from etrailer.com
Jim D - 01/02/2021


- 20545I-ST-72-15
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Review from a similar EZ Lube Axle w Idler Hubs in Trailer Axles


I recently purchased a 1997 Pacific boat trailer, 2,000 lb capacity. Installed new lights, spare tire carrier, and tongue jack two months ago. Decided I may as well replace the wheel bearings and seals only to discover the spindles had deep gouges from the seals or material between the seal and spindle shaft. The right side (as viewed from the rear) even had a deep gouge in the seal area from who knows what. Surprisingly, the wheel bearings were fine. My initial intention was to use what is called a "speed sleeve" to repair the seal contact area on the spindle, in addition to replacing the wheel bearings. The bearings were an odd size, thus somewhat expensive. Cheaper to replace the hubs but with the "speed sleeves", would come out to nearly $200, notwithstanding my labor. To the rescue, etrailer! I measured my existing axle per the directions from the staff and ordered a replacement axle with hubs and a U-bolt kit for nearly the same price. Shipping was surprisingly fast given current events and a brand new axle and associated parts were delivered last night (8 April, 2020). I've replaced wheel bearings before but have never replaced a trailer axle, so I was initially somewhat intimidated by the job. I jacked the trailer up to remove the wheels and used jack stands to ensure it would remain that way while I proceeded to remove the old axle. The u-bolts (not quite a U given the square axle) were not too bad to remove. I used copious amounts of WD-40 on the threads and an adjustable wrench did the rest of the work. I was going to use an air ratchet but did not have enough clearance and did not wish to risk raising the trailer any further. The old axle came out fine and was a bit heavy, around 50 lbs by my reckoning. Given the service life of 23 years, I'd say it did a good job (it was the original axle). Interestingly, the new axle weighed a good 10 - 15 lbs lighter... The new axle went in fine, although due to the camber, which the original axle did not have, it took a bit of "squeezing" to get the holes on the spring seats. Nothing terrible, and my initial measurements were correct. I did not take photos of the bearing and seal installation process as my hands had a fair amount of grease on them but if you follow the instructions, it is relatively simple. Make sure you "cup" the outer bearing area with grease in your palm to force it between the rollers. You will know when you have enough as it will be pushed between the rollers on the other side. Take a look at some [online] videos if you have never seen it done before. I believe there is a video on the etrailer website. I used a short piece of 2x4 to install the seals and they went in without fanfare. I would recommend wiping a thin film of grease on the seal seating area of the hub prior to seal installation. Installing the hubs was relatively straight forward, I seated the bearings while rotating the hubs to the recommended 50 ft/lbs. Then backed off WITHOUT rotating the hub, finger tightening, and installing the locking clips, which I have never seen before as I typically use cotter pins. I installed the wheels and will be installing my "Bearing Buddies" later this afternoon. All told, the job took me approximately 2 1/2 hours, maybe 3. I took my time and did my best to ensure it was a safe evolution given that the trailer had to be raised enough to allow axle replacement. I will re-torque the u-bolts after some use and will probably re-seat the bearings as well. The price on the new bearings and seals is a significant improvement over what had come standard with the trailer. Tools used were a 3/4" socket and 3/8" drive ratchet, 10" adjustable wrench, 1 1/2" socket and 1/2" drive torque wrench, 1/2" socket for the new u-bolts, a soft faced hammer to remove the "Bearing Buddies", (2) jack stands, and standard floor jack. Paper towels were most helpful during the bearing greasing and installation process... If you have never done this before, like me, I can assure you it was relatively straight forward and I'm sitting here somewhat proud of myself... Kudo's to the staff at etrailer!



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After years of hauling firewood my Harbor Freight Trailer Axle fatigued and cracked. The Dexter Axle from etrailer got me back on the trail. Welded leaf spring seats on the opposite side of the axle at a spacing of 46.5 inches. The wheels stick out an additional 3/4 inch per side. The trailer now rides like a Cadillac. Very excited about putting my faithful trailer back in service, with a serious axle underneath that I have confidence in. The folks at etrailer very helpful and responsive. Thanks



- 20545I-EZ-60-10
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Really good solid axle... I needed the mounting tabs moved and had a metal fabricator do the work for $20.00. This was used on an old boat trailer that I turned into a utility trailer. Also swapped out the springs with ones purchased from etrailer too. To complete the package I ordered (3) 165/65-8 trailer tires. The trailer tows straight and hauls everything I've ever needed to.


Comments
This axle and springs are perfect for what I was looking to accomplish. Trailer tows straight and true and has saved me with large items on several occasions. I no longer have to drive 45 minutes to borrow a truck to haul stuff...
Honest E - 05/02/2017



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Thank You etrailer for the quick service and delivery. This axle and idler hubs EZ lube was an easy install and exact fitment needed. 1 yr. in service and doing good.



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I ordered this axle as a replacement for the one on my 1996 Haulin' 4x8 utility trailer. I'd neglected to maintain the bearings and when one went it destroyed my axle. This axle was an exact fit but the spring seats needed to be moved to the top of the axle. I ordered new seats and U-bolt mounting kit as well as the axle. I found a welder to remove the original spring seats and weld the new ones to match my application. Installation was a snap, I just followed the video included on the web site. Ordering my parts from etrailer really saved me $$ over the quotes I'd received from local shops.



- 20545I-EZ-60-15
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I bought a axle, springs wheels, hubs etc. to build a utility trailer, I inadvertently had ordered incompatible hubs for the selected axle the person filling the order noticed this and contacted customer service to alert them of the issue who then called me to correct the problem. This saved me the time and expense of returning the part and delaying the project. great service, attentive, knowledgeable employees and great products. Thanks E trailer.



- 20545I-EZ-72-15
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Quick delivery with tracking link! Great product and price!! Easy process to install axle and hubs. I would have appreciated a torque specification for the U-Bolts and Lug nuts in the video. I didn't take the time to search other locations or Q&A. Tip: 1-1/2 " PVC makes a great tool to seat the grease seals. I used my 28MM socket, it was very close to size. I decided to use 2" Schedule 40 PVC pipe to install the E-Z Lube dust seal. I have many tools however no wooden hammers.



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A great product for the price installed easy and I bought 3 for a tri axle and couldn't be happier I made a 20 foot trailer to haul 4 wheelers and snowmobiles


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Still loving these hubs well worth the investment
Donald K - 01/25/2017



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etrailer staff have always been very knowledgeable and helpful. The parts are always good quality and as advertised. The axle was easy to install on my custom made trailer.



- 20545I-ST-72-15
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Axle is great and even came with lubricant. Shipping was fast.



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I received Shipment undamaged, open box check parts, I had no missing parts. product good quality parts. didn't expect tube of grease with parts grateful for that. Over all very please, I will use etrailer.com again for my trailer parts in the future. Many Thanks to Korren for her help get all items needed for my project. Jose R



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etrailer has always been good to work with and the purchase of this axle has been a positive experience as well



- 20545I-EZ-60-10
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initially had one side that was running warm. i got the axel with the top off capability after packing the bearings with grease. i think it pushed too much in there and i backed off the nut a touch and it has been perfect for the year it's been installed. three 1000 mile trips to the desert and lots of wood hauling and no issues. support agreed with me about not forcing too much grease in there and told me to back the nut off. forgot to say that,


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