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Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3.5K E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 4-1/2 - Pre-Greased

Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3.5K E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 4-1/2 - Pre-Greased

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Install this hub-and-drum assembly on your trailer. For electric or hydraulic brakes. Fits 3,500-lb E-Z Lube axles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hubs and drums from etrailer. Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3.5K E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 4-1/2 - Pre-Greased part number AKHD-545-35-EZ-K can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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etrailer by AxleTek Trailer Hubs and Drums - AKHD-545-35-EZ-K

  • 5 on 4-1/2 Inch
  • For 3500 lbs Axles
  • Hub with Integrated Drum
  • EZ Lube
  • 13 Inch Wheel
  • 14 Inch Wheel
  • 14-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • 15 Inch Wheel
  • L44649
  • etrailer
  • L68149
  • 1/2 Inch Stud

Install this hub-and-drum assembly on your trailer. For electric or hydraulic brakes. Fits 3,500-lb E-Z Lube axles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included.


Features:

  • Trailer hub-and-drum assembly provides surface area for brake shoes to grip when brake is activated
    • Compatible with electric and hydraulic drum brakes
  • E-Z Lube-compatible grease cap makes lubricating bearings fast and easy
    • Remove rubber plug to access zerk fitting on spindle - no need to disassemble hub
  • Sturdy iron construction
  • Zinc-enriched paint on drum adds durability
  • Zinc-finished bolts resist corrosion
  • Pre-greased hub-and-drum assembly is easy to install - no need to pack bearings
    • Lithium complex, multipurpose grease keeps bearings lubricated
  • Bearings, races, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts are included
  • QAI and CSA certified


Specs:

  • Application: 3,500-lb E-Z Lube trailer axles with #84 spindles
    • Compatible with standard axles from most manufacturers, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Actual drum dimensions: 10" diameter x 2-1/2" wide
    • Works with 10" brake assembly
  • Bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Wheel studs: 1/2" diameter x 1-1/4" long
  • Grease cap flange diameter: 1.99"
  • Weight capacity: 1,750 lbs
  • Limited 1-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"

Thoroughly Tested for Safety

This hub-and-drum assembly meets the requirements for certification by the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). The CSA creates standards, which when complied with ensure a safe and quality product. This assembly underwent extensive testing to measure stopping distances when braking. This assembly has also been tested by QAI for braking performance in a complete automotive setup and under real-world conditions to provide the most realistic scenario for the everyday driver.


E-Z Lube-Compatible Assembly for Simple Lubrication

The grease cap on this hub-and-drum assembly is specially designed to work with your Dexter E-Z Lube axle to make lubricating bearings quick and easy. Just remove the plug on the grease cap, attach a grease gun to the zerk fitting on the end of the spindle, and inject the grease. It will flow easily to both inner and outer bearings. Not only does this make lubricating the bearings easy, but it also helps to prevent corrosion of the hub. This is because you can lubricate the bearings without the mess of taking apart the entire assembly.


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"


KBD2-545-19 AxleTek 10" Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly for 3.5K Axle with Hardware - 5 on 4-1/2 - EZ Lube - Pre Greased

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Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3.5K E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 4-1/2 - Pre-Greased - AKHD-545-35-EZ-K

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (258 Customer Reviews)

Install this hub-and-drum assembly on your trailer. For electric or hydraulic brakes. Fits 3,500-lb E-Z Lube axles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included.

- AKHD-545-35-EZ-K
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Hubs fit perfect and went on easily. My only suggestion would be not to pack everything in 2 boxes, it’s to heavy and I had dings on every hub and break assembly from being dropped due to the weight, should be packed in 4 boxes. 563020



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I had a breakdown in the middle of nowhere on our camper no one had parts and could not help me. I did limp the camper to the national forest where we planned to camp. I called etrailer and Susan H matched our hub over the phone sight unseen. She was able to ship it to a cabin rental place in the Rocky Mountains. Hub was the same brand as factory. She was a life saver and got our family back on the road in 3 days. 548743



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Replacing hubs and backing plates with brakes attached is a great way to go. Price and product quality was good. Bearings and seals installation was not difficult. Be sure to wear latex gloves when packing bearings with grease. Youtube has several instructional videos on packing bearings. Be sure to tighten the axle nut and back it off during hub installation several time to work the hub into place. 284690



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The brake assembles I ordered, they only had one in stock, BUT JESSICIA FOUND ANOTHER CHOICE THAT WOUL WORK FOR ME AND GOT IT DELIVERED TO ME IN THREE DAYS. A job well done THANKS T.E.F. 629357



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OUTSTANDING price to value ratio. Perfect match for my 2005 Dorsey Dual Axel trailer for my boat. Great parts for the drum and brake kit and could not be happier with shipping time and speed. 646458



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I purchased a boat and a trailer, which had inoperable one axle surge brakes. I decided to switch to electric brakes, and apply brakes to both axles. I purchased 4 self adjusting brake assemblies and the kit for converting to the 7 plug connector. All the components were of excellent quality. The brakes work great, and I am able to control the level of braking for towing, and for backing down the boat launch ramp. 444835



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Getting a decent replacement hub has been harder than need be. I've ordered hubs from 2 places and they were so inferior, out of round, mystery hole in side, and I threw them away rather than worry. I've ordered hubs directly from Alko and the bearings came loose in the box, leaving me wondering whether the bearing cage might have gotten bent bouncing around with the hub ... so I threw the bearings away. Etrailer's 3500 lb hub is good quality, and the bearings etc. were packed separately to reduce chance of damage. So "Yay" etrailer! Quality and care. 330728



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Good product but missing parts. I got these a year ago to add brakes to my friends trailer for her. She just took it out of storage last month so I just installed them. It was my fault for not checking the contents right way. 448398



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This is my second order. I ordered for the rear axle first. The parts looked good. So ordered for the other axle. The seals are robust and double seal design. But the bearing are China bearings. Would have liked to seen timkin or the like but are serviceable. The break kit fit well and looks good. We will see how they do on my 2500 mile round trip thru the mountains with a small truck loaded on it. The operators both times were very friendly and knowledgeable about their products. Keep up the good work and I'll keep buying! 388541


Comments
Put about 3000 miles with zero issues. They performed better than expected. I have ordered several items since then and the operators are all knowledgeable and all ways willing to do what they can to ensure a proper order and that Im satisfied with my order
Mike - 06/03/2018

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Cannot get brakes to operate properly with new hub /drum and magnets! Very weak braking. Everything in spec .---voltage, grounds and amperage draw, brake shoes adjusted. Called tech but had no additional suggestions to get working properly. One magnet was damaged when arrived due to bad packaging. Heavy drum was laying on top of magnets and broke through and damaged clip. Everything did fit properly however. 568895


Comments
There are several things to check to ensure your trailer brakes are working at their optimum effectiveness. 1 With the brake controller gain turned all the way up and the manual brake switch on the controller activated, ideally youll want to see 10-1/2 volts at each brake magnet, 10 volts at the absolute minimum. 2 Ensure that the brakes are properly adjusted. If they are adjusted properly, you should feel a very slight lining drag when you spin the wheel by hand. 3 When new brakes and drums are installed, the brakes should be burnished in. This involves accelerating up to about 40 mph, then using the manual brake switch to slow the vehicle/trailer down to 20 mph. Once at 20 mph, release the manual override and travel about a mile to allow enough time for brakes to cool and repeat the process again. You will need to repeat this process 20 to 30 times. This allows the magnet surface and the armature surface of the brake drum to completely conform to each other. This also breaks in the surface of the brake shoes and will prevent them from glazing in the future.
-- Mike L - 09/26/2018

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It has been a year since the brakes were replaced and they are still working well. My only beef is a general trailer brake complaint, trying to adjust the shoes with the drum on is nearly impossible with a drop axle, the adjustment hole is right behind the upright for the axle. Installation was easy, equipment has held up well and was a good value. etrailer keeps providing excellent customer support. It is nice to deal with a company that has employees with great attitudes and who are knowledgeable about the products they sell. I'll be back when one of my other trailers needs repair. 720019



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I ordered the hub and idler set, my trailer came with 15x5 hubs and I ordered 15x4.5 rims. Since they wouldn't return my rims I ordered the correct hubs from etrailer. Got my box only had one seal slightly damaged. Installing was a breeze and happy with my purchase... Website was very user friendly as my first plan was to do a 6lug but I talked myself out of it. Thanks etrailer good job, nice company to deal with. 502161



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A nice replacement hydraulic brake drum I bought as a spare. 872694



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Worked really good 881692



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About a year ago I bought a pair of these hubs to use on my boat trailer if I ever had a hub/bearing failure while on the road. My buddies keep spares in their trucks and suggested I do the same. Sure enough, a couple months ago I had a bearing failure on the highway. Smoked both bearings and tore up hub and castle nut. Since I had tools, grease, and a fresh hub I was good to go fairly quickly and saved all of the hassle of a tow. I didn’t have a new castle nut but a guy that stopped to help me did have one. Very lucky. When I got home I ordered another hub, castle nut and pin from etrailer. Hope I don’t need to use it for a while 869804



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Fast shipping, breaks fit perfectly not problems. I needed to upgrade from a non standard break assembly to a standard. All parts fit exactly how they were supposed to. Thanks to the expert advise from e-trailer. 867636



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Simple and fit the bill perfectly 865285



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Two thumbs up!! 856772



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So far so good, haven’t had any problems in a year 854636



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You sent the correct part. 844579



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Jessie gave me correct information and I have completed installation of my new hubs. I have not yet tested them or the brake assemblies I previously bought but I don't anticipate any problem. The drums turned smoothly on the new brake assemblies. 844202



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Easy install and perfect fit. 827910



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Easy install. 822468



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Really fast shipping, fit perfectly, originally ordered wrong ones (bolt pattern). Return was a bit pricey but very easy and great customer service. 821233



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Very easy install and works very well. Thanks so much Stacey. 817514


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