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  • Caps
  • E-Z Lube Grease Cap
  • TruRyde
  • 1.98 Inch
Grease cap fits EZ lube trailer hubs with 2" inner diameter. Includes rubber lube plug for EZ Lube axles. Lowest Prices for the best trailer bearings races seals caps from TruRyde. Grease Cap, 1.99" OD EZ Lube Drive in with Plug - Qty 2 part number RG04-040 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.



TruRyde Trailer Bearings Races Seals Caps - RG04-040

Grease cap fits EZ lube trailer hubs with 2" inner diameter. Includes rubber lube plug for EZ Lube axles.


Features:

  • Grease cap with rubber lube plug for trailer hubs
  • Drive-in installation


Specs:

  • Outer diameter: 1.99"
  • Quantity: 2


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DC-200L Grease Cap, 1.99" OD EZ Lube Drive-In - Qty 2

DC-RP Rubber Plug for EZ Lube Grease Cap - Qty 2







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Grease Cap, 1.99" OD EZ Lube Drive in with Plug - Qty 2


Grease Cap, 1.99" OD EZ Lube Drive in with Plug - Qty 2
TruRyde Trailer Bearings Races Seals Caps

267 reviews

Code: RG04-040

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  • Trailer Bearings Races Seals Caps
  • Caps
  • E-Z Lube Grease Cap
  • 1.98 Inch
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Grease cap fits EZ lube trailer hubs with 2" inner diameter. Includes rubber lube plug for EZ Lube axles.

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Video Transcript for TruRyde Grease Caps RG04-040 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the TruRyde grease cap. The grease cap fits your easy lube trailer hubs with a 2" inner diameter. It also includes the rubber lube plug for easy lube axles. The grease cap is going to feature that rubber lube plug that can be easily removed to give easy access to the fitting. All you have to do is remove the plug and then it's going to expose that zerk fitting or the lube fitting. That way you can get the grease in your system as necessary.

To get them installed, they're a drive in installation. The units can be installed using a small block of wood or a soft mallet. We also offer a dust cap driver tool here at etrailer.com. It's sold separately with part #290-001. It makes the installation process much easier. Taking a few measurements of the unit.

This end is going to be the portion that drives in to the hub. If we take a measurement of that using a precision measuring device, this is our digital caliper. That's going to give us a measurement of 1.99 inches. The portion that fits into the hub so this small lip right here, that's going to give us a depth measurement of 5/16ths of an inch and the portion that sticks out from the hub is going to measure 7/8ths of an inch long. Again, this does come in a 2 pack.

That's going to do it for today's look at the TruRyde grease cap.


Customer Reviews

Grease Cap, 1.99" OD EZ Lube Drive in with Plug - Qty 2 - RG04-040

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (267 Customer Reviews)

Grease cap fits EZ lube trailer hubs with 2" inner diameter. Includes rubber lube plug for EZ Lube axles.

- RG04-040

by: WT H.02/06/2014


A perfect replacement for the battered and worn caps on my EZ Lube axles. Order dust cap driver p/n 290-991 for easy installation and removal during service. 115903


Comments

Thanks for taking the time to follow up with me. Ive only put a few hundred miles of use on the trailer but everything is working great. Ive actually recommended etrailer to my father, a friend of mine and anyone at work who would listen made easier by the fact that I had everything I ordered shipped to my job instead of home. Barring an emergency situation that requires an immediate solution you have my business in the future.

WT H - 02/20/2015

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by: Dave U11/14/2012


Once again I made a purchase without knowing exactly what I needed and customer service gave me advice,which I took, and it fits perfectly. Thanks 59439


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Still working just fine. I bought some extras and theyre still in the bag.

Dave U - 05/15/2014

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by: Bob Maison11/03/2013


Grease Cap fit perfect and the rubber plug fits nice and tight. No water or dirt is getting inside. I highly recommend you purchase the Dust Cap Driver Tool as I did. They fit tight and the tool puts equal pressure all the way around. Your going to flatten the edge out if you don't use this tool for sure. Do it right the first time. 106148



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by: Don B09/13/2014


What I wanted at a fair price. Shipping on this item was reasonable, so I'm a happy customer. I've done a number of transactions with this vendor, and for the most part have been completely satisfied. My only problem is, because I live in Alaska, shipping for any larger items is price prohibitive. 150902


Comments

They are working out just fine. They provide easy access to lube the bearings, but keep the hub clean and dry.

Don B - 09/13/2015

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by: Mark D.03/25/2014


Good quality for a replacement grease cap. I don't reuse grease caps because they distort from the removal and installation process. Before you install the cap put Purmatex Ultra Black gasket maker (maximum oil resistance) on the lip and you'll have a good leak free seal. 122158


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Works as designed and no leaks.

Mark D - 03/25/2015

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by: hilghboy4707/13/2013


More then fair with the price of the caps. Shipping was VERY reasonable, and quick too. Wouldn't think twice about ordering again. You will be my trailer supplier. Thanks Dennis 89394


Comments

Still happy with purchase but havent used trailer much. I bought a tow dolly that will probably put these on there also.

hilghboy47 - 01/11/2015

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by: Glenn M07/19/2013


Exactly received as ordered. Description in website was concise so I was confident what I was getting. Great shipping and am very pleased. Will order from etrailer again. 90515


Comments

The caps have stayed on or worked great. One note is that I wasnt expecting them to corrode but its just a cosmetic thing.

Glenn M - 01/17/2015

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by: GaryLee01/03/2016


Caps fit perfect. Used a rubber mallet and a 2x4 on end to get it on without bending the caps. Looks and works great. Super fast shipping. Price for two is outstanding. One will cost you 15 bucks in a auto store. 234689


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Looks good as new. No issues.

GaryLee - 01/02/2017

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by: Jeff05/13/2015


If u want 2 pay about half as parts store . And get the wright parts order at Etrailer. Or if u like pain deal with the big box part store. Jeff 192788


Comments

Great

Jeff - 05/12/2016

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by: Ron C.04/04/2014


I was more than satisfied with my first experience with etrailer. The product was reasonably priced and when received was of excellent quality. The shipping of my product was received well within the expected time. The part was just what I needed for my Harley Trailer! I will certainly recommend etrailer to anyone needing their products and will also order from them the next time I need any products they carry! 123781



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by: Len H.05/01/2014


Parts shipped on time Excellent service.. Always have what I am looking for.. 128466


Comments

no problems . Working well

Len H - 05/01/2015

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by: Darin Jobe - Winchester VA09/01/2016


I recently purchased 2 sets of the RG04-040 grease caps for my Holmes car trailer. My original ones were leaking grease all over the wheels and were dented. The caps from etrailer arrived just a few days after I placed the order, they are high quality and installed nicely. In addition, etrailer followed up with me on the purchase. I am very pleased with the product, the quick delivery and etrailer taking the time to follow up. I plan on using etrailer for future trailer needs and recommend others give them a try as well. So far, the experience is flawless! Darin Jobe - Winchester, VA 290012


Comments

The grease caps are still on and no grease is coming out around them, so Id say they are doing their job to perfection and I stand behind my original review. If and when I have the need for trailer components, I will be shopping at etrailer. Great products

Darin J - 10/27/2017

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by: ernie06/16/2015


quick/very quick . Thanks 203960


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Still going like the energizer rabbit.LOL

ernie - 06/15/2016

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by: Doug D06/12/2015


What's to say. They work. Problem is, and it is problem with any type of hub cover, if you use, even a plastic or rubber hammer, most of the time they will not go on and stay on as designed. So new ones are needed. These fit nice and tight and I even made a special tool. A 2" long, 2" diameter galvanized pipe, with a cover. Fits over the outer part and hits up against the ridge. Place on hub, install tool, hit a few times with hammer and they seat perfectly. 202931



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by: Jim H07/28/2017


I'm a "Return" customer & have been completely happy with the products & service provided by etrailer. They have met & exceeding my expectations! When I have trailer needs they are my go to resource moving forwards! Keeping my trailer in Great Shape! 411828



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by: Jon S.04/19/2016


I needed to replace the worn out caps and rubber boots on my dual axle trailer. While I was at it, I thought I'd redo everything, repack the bearings, replace the seals, etc. etrailer.com made it easy to do. They sent the right parts the first time, with best pricing on the web, and all is good. I happened by this site by accident on a search engine and will return when I need more trailer parts in the future. Thanks etrailer! 246006



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by: Steve08/30/2016


Still looks great, great value. 289313



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by: Ron L11/10/2015


The quality of the product is good, the delivery and service was good.They just do not fit my 3,500lb Dexter Axle on my Casita 17' trailer. I measured with a mic and the size is just about the same as the original but they will not go on. I tried for over 30 minutes. I may have to file the edges and see if this works. I would not recommend for a Dexter Axle, buy the originals if you can find them. 231694



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by: Ron T.04/30/2017


I bought a set of trailer tires and a set of easy grease axle covers at the same time. Sometime I lost one of the covers of the passenger side of the trailer. I called etrailer and they had a record of the diameter of the axle cover so I could buy another pair. I received reasonably quick shipping of my items and was glad they had a record of the size I needed. 374412



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by: Byron M.04/05/2015


Although I read on etrailer that the grease cap needed was these 1.986" models, they would not install. No amount of tapping and rotating and moving around would allow them to fit. Compared to my old ones, barely larger by a couple of thousands, but enough to make them useless. Wondering if made in China with poor quality or something...very disappointing. 183355



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by: Jeff G.10/31/2016


The bearing ave two years of use on them this year. That's about 6000 miles and the still feel tight and smooth when I spin'em. Will put new on in early spring 2017 for peace of mind. Etrailer's the bomb - great price and customer service & quick delivery. Word of advice - buy at least twice as many seals as you need. Cheap insurance. 312293


Comments

Put new bearings, inner races, seals, grease caps,

Jeff G - 10/31/2017

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by: Lee N04/08/2016


I got these new caps for my EZ lube spindles on my boat trailer. I wondered why I always had a little water in the bearings. The guy at the local trailer place told me these caps weren't water tight. I replaced them with the regular steel caps and he was right. No more water in the bearings. They would be ok if not on a boat trailer. 243362



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by: Pat W.03/29/2014


I have ordered several times from etrailer. The orders have always been filled and shipped in a short amount of time. The web site is very user friendly.The parts I have ordered were some I could not find at a retail store. I would recommend them for your parts needs. I'm sure I will be using them again. 122765



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by: M.T.Thompson05/16/2017


This tool was delivered fast and secure by etrailer along with two hub caps for my landscape trailer. Honestly, took longer to get out the tools and put away thann to install. Fit was perfect and a couple of good raps with a hammer they were in place, with no marks or dents. Looks like a factory install 381606



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by: Robert R.09/24/2012


It is hard to imagine a better website for trailer parts and info. than etrailer! Not only are their prices the best but they thoroughly demonstrate how to do the job yourself. Excellent communication and super fast shipping and handling. What more could a person ask for? Thanks etrailer!! 55638



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by: Matt N.06/01/2017


Grease caps had a nice tight fit and went it with the help of a rubber mallet and have stayed put. The rubber insert has recently failed on side and sprayed grease all over my rim on a recent trip. Do yourself a favor and buy an extra set of the rubber inserts to keep for the future. 387571



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by: Matthew06/23/2016


This is the second time I have order this product, The first ones worked fine, so I order some extra ones, over time the rubber plug in the center will dry root, and the grease will start leaking out. You have to replace them ever so often. This is a good place to order from, thanks. 264249



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by: Phil L.05/30/2017


These caps are specific to the Dexter E-Z Lube system, which has a grease fitting on the end of the axle. My Boy Scout trailer uses this system - and the original caps had suffered through quite a bit of tough use. These are a perfect replacement, and are working great. 386753



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by: Guy J12/03/2016


Installed these brake assemblies and replaced bearing in a couple of hours everything fit great and went together perfect. Thank you for getting them to me in good time and I appreciate the added videos you provided with the follow up email. 322982



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by: Letteer01/23/2014


These are a perfect replacement for a dexter ez lube axle. Mine is on a Triton snowmobile trailer. Very good quality. etrailer is a great place to get your parts. Very good prices, the right parts, fast shipping, and great communication! 114562



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by: Dan02/18/2017


Great idea for axles that have the greaseable spindle. These fit very well. Would highly recommend. Just be careful when installing them and use a block or wood. Mine distorted slightly even with using a block of wood when installing. 343211



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by: Ross08/29/2015


Excellent product, expedient delivery. Exceptional customer service. First order was not filled correctly. One phone call rectified the problem at no additional expense to me. Next order was seamless. Will order from these folks again. 222720



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by: Jim B09/10/2014


I have an axle on my trailer that can be lubed through the spindle so I wanted the grease caps that you can lube without removing the cap. These are what I wanted at a good price and delivered very quickly! Thanks E-Trailer!! Jim 150482



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by: Jim Rogers04/11/2016


Great service. Everything came in one box. Arrived on time. All items were correct. All items were in stock and were good quality! Thanks would highly recommend this company, I will be ordering items again and again from them. 243762



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by: Tom Wright08/01/2016


Worked OK for about a year but as I suspected the rubber center is not durable and cracked after about a year leaving grease leaking all over the wheel. Nice idea but I would go with regular caps or ones that have zerk fittings. 278193



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by: Ken S02/12/2017


This place delivered. Could not find it cheaper. Delivered in a week. NO SHIPPING CHARGE!! Great videos to understand installation. You won't find a better place to get your trailer parts. Perfect 10!!! 343694



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by: BobG.06/10/2016


Haven't tried out the caps yet ...E Trailers service was up to their standards--excellent. I won't shop for trailer parts anywhere else. Haven't had to try their return service, but I'm sure it's great as well. 259972



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by: Mark F.04/03/2017


After finding my grease cap missing when I pilled into my camp site I need one for my next trip. I ordered this from etrailer, and installed in minutes. Greased the axle and we are good to go! Mark F. 362229



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by: Scott01/17/2015


I really like these but they can be a little tight going on. I bought the driver tool for these and it made it much easier. It really makes your trailer look better to replace these and they are very cheap. 170273



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by: Brianb07/27/2017


Fit perfectly. I don't have ez lube axles but these were a little cheaper than regular caps so I got these. Might be good to peek into and see if I've got water in my drums or need to repack the bearings. 411627



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by: Mike G.08/27/2013


I bought these grease caps for my boat trailer. They seem to be a quality product , they fit my application well. Shipping cost was reasonable and I received them just a few days after ordering. 97149



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by: Jerome B07/31/2017


Ordered complete set of brakes and other items for my trailer and got them today. Very fast delivery. I wish all companies were this good in dealing with customers. I rate them excellent. 414767



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by: Ron A09/28/2017


Working on an old trailer I had to measure and match everything. The products from etrailer gave the measurements I needed and worked well. Thanks to these guys for having what I needed. 437480



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by: Jon K08/03/2015


These were a little larger than the stock caps and I installed them with the back of a 36mm socket I had as a driver. A driver makes them a lot easier to install and keep them straight. 216413



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by: RonV.10/15/2014


Pretty tight fit. Had to lay a 2X4 across the cap end and whack it pretty hard to seat them. But they look good and should keep out the weather and still allow access to the axle zerk. 155948



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by: John M04/20/2015


These caps were exactly what I had on my trailer and installed quickly. Have never missed yet using etrailer for my trailer parts needs. Quick service and great people to work with. 186665



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by: Jon H11/24/2016


Product as delivered promptly and as described with great communication after the sail. Etrailer is so easy to work with. I highly recommend them to anyone needing trailer parts. 319394



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by: no name01/25/2013


Never have to worry about failed bearings any longer. Just shoot some grease in every few hundred miles and do an annual inspection for preventative maintenance. 64102



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by: Richard06/27/2017


Good price, fit right. Had everything I needed to help me make my trailer safe again. Shawn worked with my two orders and linked them to get the free shipping. 401872



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by: Rich G.07/31/2015


The item was exactly what I needed. The information provided in the on-line catalog was helpful in choosing the correct part. Extremely fast delivery. Thanks! 215667


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  • What Size Grease Seal And Dust Cap is Needed on a 3,500 Lbs. Axle With L44649 Outer Bearing
  • The size seal you will need will depend on the part number of your inner bearing. If the outer bearing part number is L44649 and the inner bearing part number is also L44649, then you will use a TruRyde Seals, # RG06-020. If the outer bearing part number is L44649 and the inner bearing part number is L68149, then it will be TruRyde Seals, # RG06-050. The size grease cap you will need is 1.986 inches. For the standard spindle you would use the TruRyde Grease Caps, # RG04-020....
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  • How Does The EZ Lube Spindle # R20384EZ Work On A Boat Trailer
  • On the EZ Lube Spindle # R20384EZ you do not need a grease fitting for the hole on the inside end of the spindle. This is an EZ lube spindle which is designed to allow you to put grease onto the bearings by using the zerk fitting on the threaded end of the spindle. You will not want to block the hole that is on the inside end of the spindle. When the hub is installed on the EZ lube spindle it will form a cavity around the wheel bearings and when you pump grease into the spindle through...
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  • Trailer Grease Caps with Zerk Grease Fitting
  • Grease Cap set # RG04-040 are regular grease caps that have a rubber plug on the end to access a grease zerk fitting on the spindle (end of the axle). They install the same as regular grease caps. It sounds like you are looking for bearing protectors such as # BB1980A which are for regular spindles. I have linked a video review for you.
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  • Availability Of 5-5 1/2 Inch Hub Assembly, Spindle, Bearings Rated For 1,750 lbs. Each
  • I have the Dexter Trailer Hub Assembly - 3,500 lbs Axles - 5 on 5-1/2, # 84555UC1, which is rated at 1,750 lbs. each. The bearings, races, cap and seal included. The only other option I would have is the Dexter Trailer Hub & Drum Assembly - 3,500 lbs. Axles - 5 on 5-1/2, # 84557UC3, if you were wanting brakes. The capacity is 1,750 lbs. and comes with a 10 inch X 2-1/4 inch drum. It also comes with bearings, races, cap and seal. The spindles that are available for both hub assemblies...
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  • Bearing Protector Grease Cap Installation on a Boat Trailer with EZ-Lube Spindles and Disc Brakes
  • When installing a disc brake kit, like the Titan Disc Brake Kit, # T4843400, on your boat trailer I recommend staying with the original EZ-Lube grease caps, like part # RG04-040. Bearing protectors are not recommended for use with EZ-Lube spindles because the grease zerk in the end of the spindle will interfere with the inside of the bearing protector when pressed into the hub. Grease zerks are pressed into the end of EZ-Lube spindles and are usually very hard to remove. If you were...
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  • What Size Grease Cap Hole Does Grease Cap Plug for E-Z Lube Grease Caps, # RG04-010 Fit
  • The Grease Cap Plug for E-Z Lube Grease Caps, # RG04-010, is designed to fit Dexter E-Z Lube grease caps on the Dexter E-Z Lube axles like # RG04-040, and will otherwise fit a 1-1/4 inch opening on a grease cap. The Rubber Lube Plug - Fits 1.18 Inch Lubed Dust Cap - Qty 1, # DC-RP, fits a 1.18 inch dust cap hole and may be closer to what you need. To get the most accurate measurement of the hole in your grease cap, I recommend using dial calipers. With the most accurate measurement...
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  • Grease Seal and Cap for 5 Lug Trailer Hub with Grease Fitting
  • It sounds like you have an EZ-Llube spindle, # R104BTREZ, for a 2,000 lb axle made by Dexter Axle. You should check your axle capacity to be sure. If this is the correct spindle the matching matching seals would be the # RG06-020 grease seals, and the matching grease caps would be the # RG04-040 caps with plugs for the EZ-Lube spindle. If you measure the diameter of the seal surface in the hub you should get 1.987 inches and the diameter of the grease cap surface should measure 1.986...
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  • What Size Grease Cap Will Fit 1.95-inch Hub and EZ-Lube Spindles
  • You identified the correct grease cap, part # RG04-040. This is sold as a set of two caps. If you ever need replacement rubber plugs we also offer these as a set of two, part # RG04-010. Since your trailer uses EZ-Lube zerk fittings on the spindles you will be better off with a grease cap that has a removable plug. This will enable you to get quick access to the grease fitting without having to take off the grease caps. If you want to simplify installation of the grease caps you might...
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  • Comparing Trailer Dust Caps # DC200L-DCRP and # RG04-040
  • The difference is the quantity. If you just need 1 you would use # DC200L-DCRP. If you need to replace 2 you would use # RG04-040. To make installation easier you can use dust cap driver tool # 290-991.
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  • Grease Cap Recommendation to Replace AL KO Part Number 363277
  • I did some digging and based on the part number you referenced you need grease caps that have an outer diameter of 1.986 inches. Because of that you would want the part # RG04-040.
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  • How to Choose a Grease Cap for a Trailer that Does Not Have Grease Caps
  • To ensure that your spindle is not sticking out of your hub farther than it should, I would recommend verifying that all of your bearings and seals are seated correctly and the hub is tightened down correctly. When tightening the hub to the spindle, the spindle nut should be tightened until it is snug and then backed off slightly until the tang washer or cotter pin will fit through the spindle nut. I have attached a photo showing where the bearings and seal should sit on a spindle for...
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  • Replacement Grease Cap Plugs, Bearings and Brakes for 2005 Big Tex 14GN Trailer
  • For a replacement rubber plug for your trailer grease caps you can use part # DC-RP from TruRyde. This fits a 1.18-inch hole in a grease cap like # RG04-040. We do offer replacement bearings, bearing kits and brake components as well. Complete bearing kits for 7K axles can be seen on the link provided. Both use inner bearing 25580 and outer bearing 14125A. Kit # BK3-210 includes a seal with an I.D. of 2.125-inches and kit # BK3-200 uses a seal with an I.D. of 2.250-inches. Individual...
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  • Wheel Bearings, Seals and Grease Caps for Dexter 10 Inch Trailer Hub/Drum with 8-247 Casting Number
  • The 8-247 casting number refers to a Dexter 10 inch hub/drum with a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern. The hub/drum uses a # L68149 inner and a # L44649 outer bearing and 10-19 grease seals, part # RG06-050, sold in pairs. For grease caps, use # RG04-020 sold in pairs. If your trailer has EZ lube spindles, you'd use # RG04-040 which feature removable plugs so you can easily access the grease zerks in the end of the spindles. We don't offer a synthetic grease. What we recommend and what...
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  • How to Pick the Correct Brake Assemblies and Bearings for 2006 Forest River Grand Surveyor Trailer
  • If you have 10 inch brake assemblies currently the # 23-26 and # 23-27 would be the correct assemblies to get. You might measure the bolt assembly that the brake assemblies mount to. The # 23-26 and # 23-27 has bolts holes that are 2-7/8 inches apart on center. Since you are going to have to remove your hub and bearings anyway I would recommend you just remove them now to verify the bearing numbers that you would need, the numbers of the bearings will be stamped on the bearings. If you...
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  • EZ Lube Grease Cap Recommendation for the Dexter Trailer Hub Assembly # 8-258-5UC1
  • The Dexter Trailer Hub Assembly, # 8-258-5UC1, uses a grease cap with a 1.986 inch diameter. You could use the Lubed Dust Cap and Rubber Plug, # DC200L-DCRP, that you referenced, but that only comes with one grease cap and plug. You may also be interested in the Grease Caps, # RG04-040, which is the same as # DC200L-DCRP, but comes with two grease caps and plugs.
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  • How to Determine the Correct Size Bearing Protectors for a 1985 Ranger Boat Trailer
  • With an EZ Lube type of axle, a bearing protector like a Bearing Buddy will not fit. You would need to use a drive-in type of grease cap with a plug in the end to access the zerk fitting on the axle. Take a look at # RG04-040 as an example. We have different size bearing protectors depending on the inside hub bore where they fit. You will need to measure the hub bore with some dial calipers to get the most accurate measurement possible to find the correct ones that fit. They will actually...
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  • Replacement Rubber Caps For Dexter E-Z Lube Hubs
  • The replacement rubber caps for EZ Lube hubs are # RG04-010. These are the lube plugs for 1.18 inch dust cap holes in those EZ Lube Grease Caps. These are the equivalent of the 85-1. If you need a different size dust cap, we only have what comes with the complete grease cap. We have Grease Cap, 1.99" OD EZ Lube Drive in with Plug - Qty 2 # RG04-040, 2-1/2" Lubed Dust Cap and Rubber Plug - 2.45" x 1.52" x 1.18" - Qty 1 # DC250L-DCRP.
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  • Trailer Hub Grease Cap for Hub with 1.980 inch Opening
  • You would want the EZ Lube Drive in Plug with Cap part # RG04-040. This has been confirmed as a fit for trailer hubs that have a hub bore of 1.980 inch.
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  • How to Determine the Correct Size Grease Caps for a Southwest Kendall Trailer
  • In order to determine the correct size grease cap, the best thing to do would be to take apart one of the hubs and get the outer bearing and race numbers. You can also get the hub bore inner diameter using dial calipers for the most accurate measurement. I have included a video on removing a hub below. This will determine the correct size you need whether it is the DC200L-DCRP, # RG04-040, or another size. I have included a link to our grease cap main page below. I went out to the warehouse...
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  • Replacing Dexter Hubs To Transition to a GMC Truck Wheel Bolt Pattern
  • To determine the correct hub to replace the existing hub on your horse trailer I will need the inner and outer bearing numbers and the seal part numbers to select the proper parts for your spindle. The 8-256 number that you see on your hub is a casting number and even if I could match it to a Dexter hub assembly it would most likely not match up with the correct bearings. Remove a hub and you should find the part numbers on the back side of the bearings and the seal. You will need to...
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  • Bearing Buddy and Standard Grease Caps to Fit 1.98-Inch Hub Bore
  • All Bearing Buddy bearing protectors have the same depth, just different diameters. Also, some are threaded to fit threaded hubs while others are not. If your spindles have a grease zerk fitting on the end you will not need to use a Bearing Buddy; that grease zerk means you have EZ-Lube spindles which provide an alternate way to maintain your hubs grease level. For such spindles use part # RG04-040 If it is the actual castle nut that hits the inside surface of the Bearing Buddy then...
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  • Correct Grease Caps for an Axle Equipped with a Grease Zerk
  • It sounds like you have an EZ Lube type of spindle, that has a grease zerk on the spindle. You are correct that the standard grease caps do not provide the proper clearance for this style of spindle. With the bearing numbers that you provided I was able to determine that outer diameter of the grease cap that you will need is 1.986 inches. Then the correct grease cap fitting for your is the TruRyde EZ Lube Grease Cap # RG04-040. These grease caps have a removable rubber center portion...
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  • Replacement Grease Cap to Fit 16 Foot Scamp Deluxe 1998
  • The grease cap # RG04-040 that you linked has an outer diameter of 1.99 inches and is for E-Z Lube Axles. You'll need to measure the inner diameter of your trailer hub's bore to find which is the exact replacement you need. This needs to be as exact as possible so the best way to measure is with a digital caliper like # PTW80157. If you find your hub bore to have a 2 inch inner diameter, then the # RG04-040 grease cap will fit well for you. If you find the hub bore to have a different...
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  • Grease Cap RG04-040 Comes in a Pair
  • Item # RG04-040 does come in a pair.
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  • Need a Grease Cap / Hub Dust Cap to Fit Dexter 10 Inch Drums
  • If you have a standard spindle you will use Grease Cap, # RG04-020, on your 10 inch drum. For an E-Z Lube spindle, Grease Cap, # RG04-040, would be used.
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  • Do Trailer Grease Caps # RG04-040 Come with Rubber Caps
  • The Grease Caps, # RG04-040, come with the rubber caps. It would be a good idea to just use all new parts. The old ones could have unseen damage that may affect performance. Or, if they are still functional, you would at least have some spares. You may also be interested in the Dust Cap Driver Tool, # 290-991, to make dust cap installation easier.
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  • How to Determine Correct Replacement Dust Caps for 2012 Karavan SeaDoo Move Trailer
  • I will be happy to help you out. There are a couple of ways you can determine which dust caps fit your Karavan-made trailer. First, you can measure the opening on the hub where the dust caps fit. The measurement has to be as accurate as possible so you will need to use dial or digital calipers. The other way is to retrieve the outer bearing number at least, if not both the inner and outer bearing numbers. The bearing numbers are stamped into the sides of the bearings. The outer one you...
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  • Bearing Protectors for a Trailer with a 1.950 Inch Hub Bore
  • The closest fit of any bearing protector we have to a 1.950 hub bore is going to be either # BB1968SS for stainless steel or # BB1968 for chrome plated. These are designed to fit a hub bore of 1.968 inches. Bearing protectors are often slightly larger than the hub bore for a tight fit. But 0.018 inches still might be too large to fit. Make sure that when you measure you are using dial or digital calipers for the most accurate measurement. It also might help if you can tell me the...
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  • Replacement EZ Lube Dust Covers on Trailer Axles
  • The dusts caps that fit the EZ Lube axles fit different size holes of the brake drum or hub. For example, # RG04-040 will fit EZ Lube axles with a 2 inch inner diameter. I have linked a page that will show all the EZ lube dust caps and the different cap sizes. You will have to have your tech measure the trailer hub to figure out which cap you will need.
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  • What are the Dimensions of the TruRyde Grease Caps # RG04-040
  • The TruRyde Grease Caps, item # RG04-040, specifications are as follows. These grease caps are normally used on 2,000 pound and 3,500 pound axles. Drive in surface is 1.986 inches Outside diameter Drive in surface depth is 5/16 inches deep From the end of the drive in surface to the inside top of the cap, the distance is 7/8 inches Overall height of the cap is 1-7/16 inches If you need any other dimensions, just let me know I will be glad to help.
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