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Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,200 lbs

Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,200 lbs

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Straight idler 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 13" to 15" wheels. EZ-Lube spindles for simple lubrication. Great Prices for the best trailer axles from Dexter. Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,200 lbs part number 20545I-EZ-60-15 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Dexter Trailer Axles - 20545I-EZ-60-15

  • 2200 lbs
  • 60 Inch Long
  • 5 on 4-1/2 Inch
  • No Drop or Lift
  • 48 Inch Long
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • Idler Hubs
  • Dexter
  • Easy Lube Spindles

Straight idler 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 13" to 15" wheels. EZ-Lube spindles for simple lubrication.


  • 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, EZ-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
  • Limited 2-year warranty


  • Weight capacity: 2,200 lbs
  • Hub-face-to-hub-face length: 60"
  • Spring-center-to-spring-center length: 48"
  • Hub bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Tubing outer diameter: 1-3/4"
  • Spindle size: 1-1/16"
  • Grease cap outer diameter: 1.986"
  • Wheel stud diameter: 1/2"
  • Wheel size: 13" - 15"

Bearing, Race, and Seal Information

  • Bearings
    • Inner bearing: L44649
    • Outer bearing: L44649
  • Races
    • Inner race: L44610
    • Outer race: L44610
  • Seal: 10-60
    • 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.


Dexters 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-EZ-6048 Dexter Replacement Axle Beam - Easy Lube - 60" Hub Face - 48" Spring Center - 2,200 lbs

8-258-5UC1-EZ Dexter Easy Lube Trailer Hub Assembly for 13" to 15" Wheels - 2,200-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - L44649

L457457 Loctite Viper Lube High Performace Synthetic Lubricant - 14 oz Cartridge

Customer Reviews

Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 60" Long - 2,200 lbs - 20545I-EZ-60-15

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (362 Customer Reviews)

Straight idler 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 13" to 15" wheels. EZ-Lube spindles for simple lubrication.


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!!

Jim D.


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


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.


I think I'd like to change the review to 3 stars and say:
Though the mechanical quality of the axle/hubs is great, whatever the axle and hubs are painted with comes off very easily. Simply removing tape would pull the paint with it. This will eventually lead to these parts rusting and you'll need to add an additional coat of paint to prevent rust. The paint quality is very poor


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 again for my trailer parts in the future. Many Thanks to Korren for her help get all items needed for my project.

Jose R


I have a boat trailer that was made in 1976. I refurbished the trailer and kept replacing the bearing and seals each year because the spindles had some rough spots. I bought this axle and it fit perfectly. I have put over 2000 miles on the trailer since replacing the axle in August of 2018. Should have replaced it a long time ago.
I have just upgraded to a new to me boat and my trailer is better so I kept mine.


I ordered an axle kit and it was delivered ahead of schedule. I had strong customer service during the ordering process. I assembled the kit to find a damaged bearing. I took a pic of it and sent it to etrailer. They promptly emailed me back and sent another bearing. It arrived, again ahead of when I expected. Axle kit worked great, but purely for the amazing (for these days) customer service, I will be a life-long etrailer customer. Who could ask for more... awesome customer service, super fast delivery at a fair price. Thanks again!


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.


I received the axel on Friday with the free shipping(which was awesome) to replace my old axel that had a seized bearing on my small utility trailer. It took me an hour to install the new axel, and since it came with new hubs bearings and grease all I need we're the tools and grease gun. You can not beat a deal like this!!! Very happy to not have to disassemble the hubs every time I need to lubricate the bearings!!!


This axle worked as best it could on a little small trailer from the 50s. This was the narrowest axle I could find and it was still a little wide but good built axle. I would buy it again


Great job! You got my order shipped out quickly and I appreciate the help your staff gave me in finding the right part.


Installed it 1 year ago. So far it is doing its job well. No problems. Also the install was very simple and easy to do.


I recieved all the correct items recommended by Carol, all of it shipped in good condition. I assembled all parts with no issues. Thank you for the help.


I am very impressed with the service and all the products I have received, I have no doubt I will be buying form you folks again.
Quality products, great price and fast shipping service.
Thanks Again, Dale


just got it all unpacked, everything looks good. Thanks for the speedy shipping, i'll be back ..


Works Great.


What I ordered, delivered on time and correctly (prices are very good also)


great website. quick delivery fair price.
got no problems with this vendor.


Everything came quickly and in good condition.




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


Everything was as expected and we were able to repair our trailer without issues. Shipping was prompt and the service was great. Received the package one day earlier than initially promised


These axles work great. I replaced three axles on my trailer last fall (2022) with these axles. I was able to install the new axles and springs in about 3 hours because everything matched up very nicely - thanks to the help of the folks at etrailer.


Had all parts necessary to add a new axle to my trailer.Parts are well made and easy to install.


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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