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Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - L44649 Bearings

Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - L44649 Bearings

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Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 2,000-lb axles with BTR spindles. Inner bearing (L44649) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, wheel bolts, and lug nuts included. Great Prices for the best trailer hubs and drums from Dexter. Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - L44649 Bearings part number 8-259-5UC1 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Dexter Trailer Hubs and Drums

  • 5 on 4-1/2 Inch
  • For 2000 lbs Axles
  • Hub
  • 10 Inch Wheel
  • 12 Inch Wheel
  • Standard
  • L44649
  • L44649
  • Dexter

Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 2,000-lb axles with BTR spindles. Inner bearing (L44649) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, wheel bolts, and lug nuts included.


Features:

  • Trailer hub assembly fits idler axles
    • Bearings, races, seal, grease cap, wheel bolts, and lug nuts are included
  • Sturdy iron construction
  • Hub and drum are made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2,000-lb trailer axles with BTR spindles
  • Wheel size: 10" to 12"
  • Hub flange diameter: 5-1/2"
  • Bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Grease cap flange diameter: 1.986"
  • Wheel bolt diameter: 1/2"
  • Weight capacity: 1,000 lbs


Note: Some axles rated at 2,000 lbs require a different seal and bearings. Be sure that the bearings in the hub being replaced have L44649 stamped on them. If the bearings have L44643 stamped on them, use 34822545BX trailer hub.


Note: Trailer wheels that are smaller than 15" and have 5 bolts, have a 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern.


Bearing, Race, and Seal Information

  • Bearings (included)
    • Inner bearing: L44649 (1.063" inner diameter)
    • Outer bearing: L44649 (1.063" inner diameter)
  • Races (included)
    • Inner race: L44610
    • Outer race: L44610
  • Grease seal (included): 10-9
    • Inner diameter: 1.5"
    • Outer diameter: 1.987"

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"


008-259-91 Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2K Axle with Hardware - 5 on 4-1/2 - L44649 Bearings

Replaces 8-259-5UC1

Item # 8-259-5UC1





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Dexter Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - L44649 Bearings - 8-259-5UC1

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (41 Customer Reviews)

Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 2,000-lb axles with BTR spindles. Inner bearing (L44649) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, wheel bolts, and lug nuts included.

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I received hubs yesterday. Put them together and it was a match on my trailer. Haven't towed it very far yet, appears all is well.



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Hubs and bearings were a perfect fit ! Etrailer is excellent also got tires and bearing buddies as well.



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after visiting 2 local parts stores and still not getting what I needed, I decided to use etrailer. within a couple minutes I had found exactly what i needed. I took all the stuff back to the auto parts store and bought from etrailer for way cheaper! Parts fit perfectly and customer service was excellent. First rate business all the way, in my opinion. Very happy with my etrailer experience.

Troy L.

11/13/2017

works great after one year of moderate to heavy use. No complaints!



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Good but didnt come with axel nuts.



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Ordered two replacement hubs for my 5x8 trailer. Sort of guessed at correct hubs. No much info remaining on trailer (make, model, etc.). All I knew was that they were 5 on 4.5 Dexter hubs and the number 08-259 stamped on the old hub. There are a number of dexter hubs on etrailer and info on them is sparse so just made my best guess based on the application of trailer use.
George J upgraded my shipment from 5-7 to 3-5 day express shipping at no additional charge and the package was received on the exact day estimated. Thanks for the special treatment.
Unfortunately UPS delivered the package next to a tree in the middle of a rain storm so when I got to package a few hours later it fell apart in my arms.Fortunately inside the individual boxes the parts were in a plastic bags with only a minimal amount of water dampness inside.
Would I use etrailer again?...Absolutely! Correct parts received, packaged well and fast shipping. Great job!



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Replaced hub on a snowbear trailer with a failed wheelbearing. Hub set included everything required (save your hub nut and cotter pin). Function is same as original hub, however, original hub has a full flange. Quality seems OK, however, original equipment was also a Dexter hub. Hope this wheel bearing is better than original equipment.



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Melissa W. Was very polite and very knowledgeable of the part that I needed. She was very helpful got my part right to me very quickly. All sales representative should be like Melissa. Will do business again as long as Melissa takes care of me a 5 star experience. Thank you. The part was priced fairly. The right parts delivered quickly job well done Thanks Melissa your The best

Michael

12/9/2018

Great



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Product arrived quickly. These were Trailer Hubs. Each hub was not restrained by packing and as they bounced around in the box. Needless to say the dust caps were dented to the point where they could not be used. I used the old ones instead.



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Just what I needed. Everything was great except dust cap did not fit properly.

Ralph

2/26/2018

Still great, no problems.



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These worked great for my sledbed 4 place trailer
Replaced all 4 & bought 1 spare



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Product arrived on time. Being a rookie at changing out the hub and bearing on my trailer would have been nice to have assembly instructions included or a video on the website on how this product goes together.



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I called first and talked to a real person who help to confirm that this part was a universal replacement for my axel. Parts arrived quicker than anticipated - and assembled like new. Thanks E-trailer.



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Great hubs at a great price. Fully loaded minus the grease. Mine shipped with a double lip seal. Not sure if it was supposed to as I ordered extra seals because it wasn't supposed to have a double lip seal. The good news is now I have a spare set of seals.



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Everything fit and functioned as expected. The one issue I found was the quality of the dust cap. I reused the original cap. It was more solidly built than its replacement, as typical of today's products.



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Very happy with these hubs. Perfect fit. Arrived right on time and exactly as described. Really appreciate all the info on the website as well! Will definitely purchase from etrailer.com again.



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This product was exactly as described on the website. On line product information/demos are very helpful. I placed the order by phone as there were concerns on ordering the correct parts. Customer service rep Bill E. was excellent in satisfying my concerns and processing the order efficiently. Prices are the best I could find.



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Received package on time and it nstalled the new hub on my trailer in less than 30 minutes. I am very pleased with the fit and quality.



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Products cheap and shipping fastI have been constructing a custom trailer and did an internet search for parts. etrailer was the cheapest overall that I could find. After placing my order, it arrived in only two days. Amazing!



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There is only one word to describe the service I received from etrailer.com.......FANTASTIC....



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Good service. Parts fit and installed easily.



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Received item(s) in good shape and on time. Installation was easy and as expected.



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Excellent service, and parts will us them again.
Thanks e trailer,



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Just as advertised. High quality. Will use etrailer again.



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This was the best product I have ever got and the service was spectacular. I would highly recommend this web site to everyone



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Got a great deal and quick service.


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