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

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

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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
  • L68149
  • etrailer
  • L44649
  • 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. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hubs and drums from etrailer. Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 5 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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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
  • 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: 14" to 17-1/2"
  • 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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Video of Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 5


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-550-35-K Review

Today we're going to take a look at the trailer idler hub assembly for 3500 pound axle with the five on five inch bolt pattern. Now this trailer idler hub assembler includes everything shown here. It includes the races which are pre-installed in the front and the rear. It includes the bearings, both inner and outer, the grease seal, the grease cap and the lug nuts. Again, the application for this is 3500 pound axles. The bolt pattern is a five on five inch bolt pattern. Now the inner bearing, which is the larger, has an inner diameter of 1.378 and that would go on the inside, you can see right into that race right there.

Now the outer bearing has an inside diameter of 1.063 and that goes on the outside right into that race just like that. Now the grease seal has an overall diameter of 2.565 and that goes onto the back after you get your bearing put into your race, then you put your grease seal in just like that. The grease cap right here has a flanged diameter of 1.988 and that goes on the front once you have your outer bearing in there, and then you tap the grease cap on over that. Then it comes with the five lug nuts which are 1/2 inch by 20 size and they're designed to go on here to hold your wheel and tire on once your hub's installed and you go to put your wheel and tire on there. You put it on there and then just use your lug nuts and tighten them down and torque them to specs and you're all ready to go. That should do it for the review of the trailer idler hub assembly for 3500 pound axle with the five on five inch bolt pattern.


Customer Reviews

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

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (31 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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Great product, great price. 559891



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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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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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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



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



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Ended up having to replace axle after ordering hub and spindle. Excellent order help, fast customer service. Everyone sells parts. It's the other elements of service that count. etrailer worked like that for me. 579018



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fast. I did not think it could have been shipped so fast, fantastic. price and shipping. I will buy from you again--no problem here---thank you 570430



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Very impressed with quality of all pieces and proper assembly. Saved tremendous amount of time = money. 548821



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Arrived in two days ground. Super easy to install. Took more time packing the bearings by hand than all the rest of the job. I had to replaced the other side because the bearings went out. Wasn't sure which hub I ordered. Called etrailer and the lady was very helpful and was able to look up my last order and confirm the hub I ordered. Great service. 547607



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fast service. fast delivery. thank you 501335



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IT HAS WORKED GREAT. SALESPERSON WAS HELPFUL. EASY TO MEASURE FOR BOLT PATERN 499277



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My trailer parts seemed to be competitively priced and they were delivered promptly. The website was helpful in finding the right parts and had good information for the installation. I would recommend etrailer to a friend. 461677



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As advertised. Good product and fast de livery 449719



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Excellent value! I can't say enough good things about eTrailer. Awesome and helpful website, great products, best prices, excellent customer service. This product allowed me to replace the bad bearings on my trailer in about a half hour. No cleaning old grease out of hubs, no trying to get old races out, and all for the price other places will charge for bearings alone! I had a slightly rare 5 on 5 bolt pattern, which was impossible to find in local stores. No problem at eTrailer! They always have a great selection and get it to me very quickly. I've finally learned not to waste my time shopping around and to just come here first! 428734



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I have received all four hubs, it was the exact match for our application. Everything came as expected. Service is prompt, nice folks to deal with even on the phone. I am a repeat customer. I gave it 5 star, however if I had done a bit more research on the website for whole package with EZ grease part and new axle nut and hardware it would have been great but its my fault I got exactly what I ordered according to the part numbers. I am pleased with etrailer. 421765



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I bought these as spares to carry on trips. After having a bearing failure while towing my race car I became a big believer in having spares. I now replace bearings/races every other year as preventive maintenance even if they look ok. Bearings are all made in China so I think quality varies, regular maintenance is a must. The price is awesome compared to the local trailer dealer for the same product. etrailer is awesome great prices and fast shipping. 402579



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Man! Why would anyone shop anywhere else? Really. They have the lowest prices. They have everything. They deliver for free with a miniscule purchase. Melanie that answers the phone really likes her job and it shows. They work hard to do it right. I got all my parts to build a trailer. They were the right parts and and they came quick. 400750



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I was taking a gamble at the hub I ordered for my 26 year old flatbed trailer but the description said it was a very common format and to my pleasure it fit perfectly. The old hub had a loose inner race which I knew couldn't be good so It had to be replaced. Thyanks guys for accurate discriptions and standing by your products. Sincerely, James Cassity 366507



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The product was delivered as scheduled and was exactly what I ordered. I have never had any problems getting any orders or information from etrailer. The people are courteous and very knowledgeable. 359573



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Worked and fit perfectly. 332621



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Delivery was very quick even thru the holidays. Video was helpful. Parts arrived in good shape. Thanks, George. 327964


Comments

The few times Ive used the new hub its worked fine. Thanks, Jim

Jim G - 12/27/2017

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i replaced the four hubs and bearings on my trailer. i only took two hours thanks to the instructional videos. everything went smooth. 265854



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Everything went together just like it should. Very easy and quick to assemble after watching the video. Now I can get the trailer back in use instead of it being a lawn ornament. Thanks. 252571



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Speedy delivery of excellent quality pa rts. 249779



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as described.very fast delivery great p roduct 236881


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