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Trailer Idler Axle Beam with Easy Grease Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs

Trailer Idler Axle Beam with Easy Grease Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs

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Round trailer axle beam measures 72" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 58" from spring center to spring center. Easy Grease spindles make it easy to lubricate bearings (sold separately). Lowest Prices for the best trailer axles from etrailer. Trailer Idler Axle Beam with Easy Grease Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs part number e78GR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Axles - e78GR

  • 2000 lbs
  • 72 Inch Long
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • Spindles Only
  • 58 Inch
  • No Hubs
  • Easy Lube Spindles
  • etrailer

Round trailer axle beam measures 72" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 58" from spring center to spring center. Easy Grease spindles make it easy to lubricate bearings (sold separately).


Features:

  • Round idler 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 (sold separately)
    • Low ride height makes it easier to load and unload your trailer
  • Straight, Easy Grease spindles - no drop
    • Patented welding process prevents spindle failure with 40% stronger welds
    • Built-in grease zerk for simple lubrication
  • Spring seats and spindles are welded on
  • CSA, QAI, and SAE-N certified
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Weight capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • Hub-face-to-hub-face length: 72"
  • Spring-center-to-spring-center length: 58"
  • Spindle/hub compatibility
    • Bearings: L44649 inner, L44649 outer
    • Seal: 10-9, inner diameter 1.5"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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 (when hubs are mounted on the beam).


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.


etrailer Axles

etrailer 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.



e78GR etrailer by AxleTek Replacement Idler Axle Beam - Easy Grease - 72" Hub Face - 58" Spring Center - 2,000 lbs





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Video Transcript for Review of etrailer by AxleTek Trailer Axles - 2,000 lbs 72 Inch Long Axle Beam - e78GR

Hi there, I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today, we're gonna take a quick look at this trailer axle with the easy grease spindles. This is gonna be a great option for those of you who are needing to replace an axle on your trailer, or if you're building your own trailer and you're wanting more of a customized suspension system, this can work for that as well. But of course, there are lots of different sizes of axles out there, so you wanna make sure that you're getting the right one for you. This is a 1 3/4 quarter inch diameter round steel axle beam, it's got a max weight capacity of 2,000 pounds, so make sure that that's gonna work with your trailer's max weight capacity, and then the next thing you're gonna need to know is the length. So there's two different ways of measuring the length for this axle, the first is gonna be from our spring seats here, so this is where our leaf springs will mount, and these are welded to the bottom of our axle, so it's gonna give us a nice static reference point to measure from, so from the center of one spring seat to the center of the other, it's gonna be right at 58 inches.

The other way to measure is gonna be from our hub face, now obviously, the hubs are not included with this axle, so it's gonna be kinda hard for us to measure from those right now, but if we we're to have hubs installed, from the outside flat edge of one hub face to the other is gonna be right at 72 inches. So again, make sure that that's gonna work for your application. If you have a need for a larger axle, longer or higher weight capacity, we do have lots of other options available for you here at etrailer.com to make sure you're getting the one that's gonna work best for you. So this axle does have a slight bend here in the center, that's gonna be our camber, so as our trailer is under load, it's going to ensure that our wheels and tires have a full road to tread contact across the whole width of the tire, so you're not gonna have to worry about uneven wear and that sort of thing, it's gonna provide a great straight line acceleration and towing for you, so it's nice to have that built-in camber there. Our spindles are welded to our axle using a patented welding process that actually allows the spindle to slide over the axle rather than having it butt up against it, so that's gonna create about a 40% stronger weld to help prevent spindle failure, it's also going to ensure proper spindle alignment, so everything is gonna be directly inline like it needs to be.

You can see, this is welded in place in a straight formation, there's no drop to it, so it's gonna be great for those of you who need that straight spindle. This does also have the built-in grease zerk here, that's gonna make it much easier for you to keep everything lubricated in between your normal maintenance, so just hook up your grease gun, pump some grease in there, it's gonna shoot out from this hole here to help fill up that cavity with your hub to make sure that everything is staying well greased in between your normal maintenance. Our spring seats, like I said, they are welded to the bottom of our axle here, so that we can mount our leaf springs in the underslung orientation, that's gonna create a nice low ride height, make it much easier for us to load and unload our trailer. This does meet the CSA, QAI, and SAE-N certified standards, so you can trust it is going to do exactly what you need it to do, it's gonna hold up really well for you, and do a good job. It also comes with a limited lifetime warranty, so if you we're to have any problems with it, you're more than welcome to reach out to us here at etrailer.com.

We're always happy to work with our customers to make sure you're getting good quality products and having a good experience. So like I said, make sure that weight capacity and length work for you, we do have other options if you're needing hubs, that sort of thing, we've got those available for you as well, there's other bigger weight capacities, lengths, and that sort of thing. So if this is going to meet your needs, I think this is gonna be a great option, I think you could be very happy with it, once you to get it installed, should do a great job for you. That's gonna complete our look for today. Again, I'm Michael with etrailer.com.

Thanks for watching..


Customer Reviews

Trailer Idler Axle Beam with Easy Grease Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs - e78GR

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (13 Customer Reviews)

Round trailer axle beam measures 72" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 58" from spring center to spring center. Easy Grease spindles make it easy to lubricate bearings (sold separately).

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