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

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

Item # AKIHUB-545-2-G-1K

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Marine-grade hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 2,000-lb axles with BT8 spindles. Inner bearing (L44643) and race, outer bearing (L44643) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included. Galvanized finish is rust resistant. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hubs and drums from etrailer. Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized part number AKIHUB-545-2-G-1K can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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  • 5 on 4-1/2 Inch
  • For 2000 lbs Axles
  • Hub
  • Standard
  • 8 Inch Wheel
  • 10 Inch Wheel
  • 12 Inch Wheel
  • etrailer
  • L44643
  • 1/2 Inch Stud
  • L44643

Marine-grade hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 2,000-lb axles with BT8 spindles. Inner bearing (L44643) and race, outer bearing (L44643) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included. Galvanized finish is rust resistant.


Features:

  • Marine-grade trailer hub assembly fits idler axles
    • Bearings, races, seal, grease cap, and lug nuts are included
  • Sturdy iron construction
  • Galvanized finish offers excellent corrosion resistance
    • Ideal for use on a boat or snowmobile trailer
  • QAI and CSA certified


Specs:

  • Application: 2,000-lb trailer axles with BT8 spindles
    • Compatible with standard axles from most manufacturers, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Wheel size: 8" to 12"
  • Bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Wheel stud dimensions: 1/2" diameter x 1-5/16" long
  • Grease cap flange diameter: 1.988"
  • Weight capacity: 1,000 lbs
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Bearing, Race, and Seal Information

  • Bearings (included)
    • Inner bearing: L44643 (1" inner diameter)
    • Outer bearing: L44643 (1" inner diameter)
  • Races (included)
    • Inner race: L44610
    • Outer race: L44610
  • Grease seal (included): 34823
    • Inner diameter: 1.249"
    • Outer diameter: 1.983"

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"


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Video of Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for etrailer Trailer Hubs and Drums - Hub - AKIHUB-545-2-G-1K Review

Today we're going to take a look at the Galvanized Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2000 lbs axle with the 5 on 4 1/2 inch bolt pattern. This trailer idler hub assembly will include everything shown here on the table. It comes with the hub assembly itself, the bearing races which are pre-installed, the outer race right here, the inner race right in here. It comes with both the inner and the outer bearing, the grease seal, the grease cap and the lug nuts. This hub assembly has a nice galvanized finish on it. That's for corrosion resistance. The galvanized finish are usually used in marine applications. This is designed to fit on a 2000 lbs axle.

The bolt pattern is a 5 on 4 1/2 inch bolt pattern. This hub does use the same inner and outer bearing size. Part Number L44643, which is stamped on there. It has the 1 inch inner diameter on the inner bearing. That would go right in here on the inner bearing race. It comes with the grease seal. This grease seal has the overall diameter of 1.983.

That's made to tap in there and hold everything in place. It comes with the outer bearing again, which is the same part number L44643. It has the 1 inch inner diameter, goes in the outer bearing race, and it comes with the zinc plated grease cap. Has a diameter of 1.988. That would tap right in place like that. Just for this video, I'm showing you where the parts go in the hub assembly. But definitely when you install these, you do need to make sure you pack the bearings with grease before installing them. It comes with the five 1/2 inch by 20 size lug nuts.

Lug nuts are used to hold your wheel and tire assembly to the hub. Once you put that up on there, put your lug nuts on, and then tighten them or torque them down to specs for your application. That should do it for the review of the Galvanized Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2000 lbs axle with the 5 on 4 1/2 inch bolt pattern.


Customer Reviews

Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - AKIHUB-545-2-G-1K

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (15 Customer Reviews)

Marine-grade hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 2,000-lb axles with BT8 spindles. Inner bearing (L44643) and race, outer bearing (L44643) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included. Galvanized finish is rust resistant.

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The wheel bearings on my utility trailer gave out and the local Les Schwab wanted an arm and a leg to replace them. They also noted the tires were at the local tread limit and needed to be replaced. So I went searching for lower cost alternatives. I found etrailer.com on a google search and was impressed by their selection, low pricing and expert help on their website. I ended up ordering two Kenda 5.30-12 Bias Trailer Tire with 12" Galvanized Wheel - 5 on 4-1/2 - Load Range C and two Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized from etrailer, and also a set of Reese Towpower 74177 Wheel Bearing Protectors from Amazon. My total cost was LESS THAN the price Les Swhwab quoted me for bearing replacements for the two wheels. They are all on my trailer and and look great. I am really impressed by the quality of parts from etrailer and also their great pricing. Give them a try! 292438


Comments

Tires and wheels are holding up well, very satisfied with my purchase. Will buy again from eTrailer and also recommend to my friends.

Mike J - 10/26/2017

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Awesome product fits great fast shipping 641043



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This product made my project so easy. Perfect fit 629131



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I little confusing which parts to buy but after a lot of research And your help I was fortunate to order the right parts first time. Moderately easy to assemble. 578397



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Only needed one but I replace both glad I did easy job well worth the price wouldn't hesitate to do again 574869



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Everything needed to replace a hub except the grease and a new cotter pin. High quality parts and everything went together flawlessly. I was looking at a Dexter hub, but they were out of stock. The friendly sales assistant on the phone suggested this one and the price was half as much to boot! Sold! Fast shipping, friendly service. 433323



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Exactly as pictured! The only thing better than the product is the customer service! Shipped well on time and shipped in a quality box. etrailer is THE place to go for what you need. Very helpful and are now on my "go to" list! 427772


Comments

I really havent had much use out of them yet but did get everything put on without any problems. Appreciate your concern.

John M - 09/01/2018

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Ordered two wheels with tires and two hubs. Everything arrived just as described. Can't beat the price, and free shipping too! Everything fit on the trailer perfectly and is ready to go. 377648



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First and foremost, etrailer is the sh*t. Not only do they have awesome customer service and helpful info, but they also have an awesome tracking system. And the best of all, the BEST prices and deals. I couldn't find hub deals this cheap anywhere and ontop of that the quality is awesome and their galvanized. Etrailer is the best. 371170



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My order arrived in the time frame projected. I was kept well informed of the shipment status. The items are very good quality and well packaged. I will order from etrailer again. 347098


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