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Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - E-Z Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs

Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - E-Z Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs

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Straight trailer axle measures 95" from hub face to hub face and 80" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 13" to 15" wheels. E-Z Lube spindles for simple lubrication. Lowest Prices for the best trailer axles from Dexter Axle. Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - E-Z Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs part number 7359765-I can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Dexter Axle Trailer Axles - 7359765-I

  • 3500 lbs
  • 95 Inch Long
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • 5 on 4-1/2
  • 80 Inch
  • Idler Hubs
  • Easy Lube Spindles
  • Dexter Axle

Straight trailer axle measures 95" from hub face to hub face and 80" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 13" to 15" wheels. E-Z Lube spindles for simple lubrication.


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, E-Z Lube spindles - no drop
    • Built-in grease zerks for simple lubrication
  • 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
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Weight capacity: 3,500 lbs
  • Hub-face-to-hub-face length: 95"
  • Spring-center-to-spring-center length: 80"
  • Hub bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Axle tubing outer diameter: 2-3/8"
  • Grease cap outer diameter: 1.986"
  • Wheel stud diameter: 1/2"
  • Wheel size: 13" - 15"
  • Limited 5-year warranty


Bearing, Race, and Seal Information

  • Bearings (included)
    • Inner bearing: L68149 (1.378" inner diameter)
    • Outer bearing: L44649 (1.063" inner diameter)
  • Races (included)
    • Inner race: L68111
    • Outer race: L44610
  • Grease seal (included): 58846
    • Inner diameter: 1.719"
    • Outer diameter: 2.565"

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.


E-Z Lube Spindles Make Lubrication Simple

The E-Z Lube spindles on this axle are meant to work with E-Z Lube-compatible hubs to make lubricating your bearings quick and easy. Each E-Z Lube spindle has a zerk fitting on the end. And every E-Z Lube hub comes with a grease cap that has an easy-to-remove rubber plug. Just pop out the plug on the cap to access the zerk on the spindle. When you inject grease into the zerk with a grease gun, the grease will flow to both the inner and outer bearings of the hub, lubricating the bearings and forcing out old, ineffective grease. Once you see new grease beginning to be pushed out, you know that your bearings are fully lubricated. This means that you can lubricate the bearings without the mess of taking apart the entire assembly.


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"


7359765 Dexter Trailer Axle Beam - Easy Lube - 95" Hub Face - 80" Spring Center - 3,500 lbs

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11402 LubriMatic Marine Trailer Wheel Bearing Grease - 14 oz. Cartridge






Customer Reviews

Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - E-Z Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs - 7359765-I

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (240 Customer Reviews)

Straight trailer axle measures 95" from hub face to hub face and 80" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 13" to 15" wheels. E-Z Lube spindles for simple lubrication.

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I had a utility trailer that my son used to transport a car. Apparently the car was heavier than the 3500 lb axle was able to support and he bent the original axle. The first indication was that the insides of the tires started to wear very quickly. I purchased a Dexter from etrailer to replace it due to the fact that it had the same inverted camber like the one that was originally on the trailer. I was rather impressed with the new axle. It came shipped ground and was delivered in a reasonable amount of time. Once received, I realized that I had ordered the wrong bolt pattern for the hubs. Thankfully etrailer had the correct hubs for the trailer in stock and I subsequently purchased the correct hubs to replace them. they also arrived in a reasonable amount of time. The new axle fit the trailer with absolutely no problems and installation was very easy. My tires are no longer wearing out, I'm happy.



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Simple install. Well made and reliable axle.



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Great product but inventory issues most likely caused by the pandemic slowed shipping.



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Ordered the axle for my equipment trailer after finding out the spindles were shot. As with everything I’ve bought from E trailer it came super fast and was a perfect fit. Everything was quality material and just as ordered. Thank you E trailer a



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The axle was great.The hubs were the wrong ones. That was my fault. I knew about the five on four and a half bolt pattern.and the five on five. I did not know there was a five on four and three quarter. Even though it was my fault,they were extremely helpful. I have ordered here before. And I will order here again. Thanks for the great service.



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Axle was a perfect fit for my trailer



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Ordered on Saturday, delivered on Thursday. Very fast! Put the new axle in and it fit perfectly. Could not have gone better! Five stars.



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Fit was perfect, made for an easy replacement/ upgrade



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Review from a similar EZ Lube Axle w Idler Hubs in Trailer Axles


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


Comments
Wonderific! Hauled camping gear up to Lake Tahoe 600 miles round trip, including my 5000 watt generator. Even had a big bear jump in the back to inspect that load when I arrived. The dexter turned the trailer into a very reliable and road worthy hauler. Since installing, made many trips up in Sierra to haul firewood and its been flawless!
Carl Z - 09/03/2021


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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


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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


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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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have since sold the teardrop camper it was installed for on a harbor freight heavy duty trailer.worked out exactly as expected.had to buy leaf brackets and weld them ,but it was easy to figure it out.



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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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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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Service by etrailer was very good. As for the dexter parts, there was some questions about inner seals to retain grease. All good so far.



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Very fast delivery for a axle and hubs. Spring center for my trailer was a 47 and all places only had 48’s. Welded the spring mounts a 1” shorter and all was great. Very good quality axle it will work great. Sorry no pictures of my project, time crunch.



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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.



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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.



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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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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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  • Compatible Axle with Spring Center Measurement of 82 Inches
    The Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - E-Z Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs # 7359765-I can work for you if you weld on new spring seats # TRSS238 in the correct location for your application. You will need to remove the current mounts and add the new ones ensuring they are aligned. Then once welded make sure to use a primer and sealer and paint to protect from corrosion.
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  • Is There a 3,500 Lb Trailer Axle That Measures 8-1/2 Foot Wide
    I do have an option for you but none of our standard axles tubes measure 8-1/2' long. The longest we offer is 95" long from hub face to hub face, the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam part # 7359765-I. The only option we have for you if you need a longer axle tube would be to switch to an axle-less system, the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System part # A35RS545. Please note, axles are not measured end to end but rather hub face to hub face.
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  • Can New Spring Seats be Welded to 95 Inch Trailer Axle
    Yes, you can weld on new spring seats for a 95 inch trailer axle since there are none with the measurements you need. For the Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs # 7359765-I you can use the Spring Seat # TRSS238. I have added links to video reviews for you to check out as well.
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  • How To Position the Wheels/Tires On a Camper Outside the Body
    The trailer axle you were gifted would not be sufficient to position the wheels/tires outside of the camper body because once you subtract the width of the camper from the hub face length on the axle, you will still need to have enough room on each side for both half the width of the wheel/tire and clearance between the wheel/tire and trailer which will need to be around 1-2". In order to position the wheel/tires outside of the trailer you would need to have a hub face measurement that...
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  • 1/2 X 13 Threads Per Inch Vintage Trailer Wheel Bolts
    I reviewed all of our trailer wheel bolt inventory and did not have a match for your request. I also contacted our suppliers and was not able to make a match there. The bolts I found were not 13 threads per inch coarse, nor left-handed. I suspect you would have to look for a rare bolt seller who would have this vintage style bolt. Brand new old stock would be the way to go as I would not trust used wheel bolts. If all else fails, another option is to replace with a modern axle and hub...
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  • Replacement 3,500 Lb Dexter Axle D4518710
    I spoke to my contact at Dexter Axle and was able to determine that you have a 3,500 lb axle with 80" spring center and 94" hub face measurement which means the correct replacement for you will be the Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with E-Z Lube Spindles part # 7359765. If you have idler hubs and you would like to replace these as well then you can use the Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs part # 7359765-I or if you have hubs/drums and you would again like to replace these as well then you...
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  • How To Choose the Correct Axle Hub Face Length When Building a Trailer
    Generally speaking, the hub face measurements will be around 15" longer than the spring center measurement. That said, this can vary based on multiple different factors such as tire size, offset, etc. The most common options we offer are the Dexter 3,500 Lb Trailer Axle Beams part # 35545I-EZ-89 for a 89" hub face and 74" spring center or part # 7359765-I for a 95" hub face and 80" spring center. Then for leaf springs and hangers, you could go with the Single-Axle Trailer Hanger Kit part...
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  • Replacement 3,500 Lb Axle for 1997 Lamar Trailer 16 Foot Long
    Thank you for these measurements! I would have to concur with you that your best option would be to replace the entire axle. It sounds like you have two 3,500 lb axles with a hub face close to 95" end to end. The hub face is measured from the outer edge of each hub where the wheel would sit (see photo). I recommend you take a look at the Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Electric Brakes part # 7359765-EB which has a hub face to hub face measurement of 95" and a spring center to spring center measurement...
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  • Replacement Axle With 87 Inch Flange to Flange Distance
    For the proper length axle, you'll need to obtain the hub face to hub face distance. We offer 3500 lb axles with both 89 and 95 inch hub face to hub face dimensions. The Dexter # 35545I-EZ-89 3500 lb axle you'd looked at has a flange to flange distance of 82-5/8 inches, which is bit short of the 87 inch length you mentioned but the # 7359765-I would have a flange to flange distance of about 88-5/8 inches which would be closer to the 87 inches you mentioned. This axle includes the idler...
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