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Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 5 - Pre-Greased

Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 5 - Pre-Greased

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Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 3,500-lb axles with #84 spindles. 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 Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 5 - Pre-Greased part number AKIHUB-550-35-K can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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  • 5 on 5 Inch
  • For 3500 lbs Axles
  • Hub
  • Standard
  • 13 Inch Wheel
  • 14 Inch Wheel
  • 14-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • 15 Inch Wheel
  • etrailer
  • L44649
  • L68149
  • 1/2 Inch Stud

Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 3,500-lb axles with #84 spindles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included.


Features:

  • Trailer hub assembly fits idler axles
    • Bearings, races, seal, grease cap, and lug nuts are included
  • Sturdy iron construction
  • Zinc-enriched paint finish
  • Pre-greased idler hub is easy to install - no need to pack bearings
    • Lithium complex, multipurpose grease keeps bearings lubricated
  • QAI and CSA certified


Specs:

  • Application: 3,500-lb trailer axles with #84 spindles
    • Compatible with standard axles from most manufacturers, including Dexter, Lippert (LCI), and AL-KO
  • Wheel size: 13" to 15"
  • Bolt pattern: 5 on 5"
  • Wheel stud dimensions: 1/2" diameter x 1-5/16" long
  • Grease cap flange diameter: 1.988"
  • 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"

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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Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 5 - Pre-Greased - AKIHUB-550-35-K

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (46 Customer Reviews)

Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 3,500-lb axles with #84 spindles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included.

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Received 5 on 5 hub today and it fit perfectly. I first ordered a 5 on 4 3/4 hub and it was wrong. I had measured the bolt pattern across the hub from center to center stud for 3500 lb axle. That is the way we did it back in the day 30 years ago. Well after talking to Jamie at etrailer she explained I was wrong and had me measure stud to stud beside each other also and explained I needed 5 0n 5.She was very professional and very detailed and had me measure several times to make sure I received the right hub. Well she was right and it fit perfect. I will be buying all my trailer parts from etrailer from here on. Jamie your the the best. Its hard to find people who care or even try to help with anything anymore but Jamie acted like she had all day to help me. Thanks again 521070



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The part, (5 on 5" hubs), worked perfectly, and were priced well and delivered on time. The only down side to my order is that we first accidentally ordered a complete axle assembly, hub-to-hub with 5 on 4.5" bolt pattern instead of the aforementioned 5 on 5". We called to get the right hubs sent and thought we could return the unused 5 on 4.5" hubs. Since we packed the bearings and mounted the hubs on the axle, we were told they were now used and could not be returned. They had not made one revolution on the spindle or borne any weight/load. I now have two small boat anchors. I'm very disappointed that we could not clean all the parts and return them. All of this occurred while stranded 250 miles from home while towing a tractor on our flatbed trailer. The new axle and hubs were installed while parked on a gravel road and we're traveling home as I write this. Again, the parts are working well, but the customer service part of the deal could have been better by allowing a return of the hubs we could not use. 400429



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Perfect fit for my 5x12 trailer! The ordering and shipping process was great. Preston was great in matching my old hubs to the new ones. This was my first hub replacement job and I was done in an hour. Will be a repeat customer!!!! 598687



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excellent service in product and company 865725



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So far so good, even with the extra stress of the wide wheels. I even bought an extra hub to keep in the tool box for a road side repair. 801270



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I live in an area where parts are near impossible to get. I luckily found this site. I was able to purchase what I needed for an amazing low price plus I got free shipping. Everything came well packaged and was correct. I highly recommend buying for here! 800020



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Always quality 790108



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great product and great service from the etrailer company thanks to Ms. Courtney '''' for getting my parts to me quick, on the road again. Brookhaven Mississippi , try etrailer 785082



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Looks good. As expected. 760583



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Work great, bought this same ones for another trailer about 3 yrs ago, and I work that trailer hard and there still rolling strong 756502



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Finally found the right part at etrailer!! Thank you! This hub isn't common at the parts stores and I couldn't find it locally. Comes with everything you need. You'll have to grease the bearings yourself so have some packing grease handy. I'd share pics but I already fixed the trailer and put it back outside in the cold :) Oh, and the part came a day earlier than I expected. Thanks for that too! 736738



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Always a blessing to do business with! 729056



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Good products fast shipping!! 727284



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Good product and great price 719918



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As always, my order was exactly what I needed for a long trip to ensure a problem free trip. The quality is good. 683482


Comments
After many thousands of miles, still a good trouble free product. It makes traveling worry free.
Mike B - 08/11/2020

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Great experience 653931



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Order process was seamless. Product was shipped right away and arrived on time. Product was replacement hubs for my trailer which were good quality and an exact fit. Would highly recommend etrailer to anyone! 645101



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Product is great quality. Spindle is well made and perfect for making the spare tire carrier. “Bridget” in customer service was outstanding! 638998



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Hub fit perfectly and came with light nuts also. I wasn't expecting that. Shipping speed and price were fantastic 612059



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I Used the hub bearing assembly on my 16ft trailer. It was easy to install and have had no problems to date. I use my trailer 3-4 time a month 595092



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Could have included the castle nut and washer but cant be at the deal or the ease of ordering. 584638



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Great product! Was able to repair my utility trailer at a reasonable price. 581393



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Excellent service and hub works fine 580057


Comments
They are fine. Thanks for asking
Jere - 11/07/2019

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I wouldn’t buy trailer parts from anyone else great customer service And great prices 579933


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