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Easy Grease Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 5-1/2 - Pre-Greased

Easy Grease Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 5-1/2 - Pre-Greased

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Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 3.5K Dexter E-Z Lube and etrailer Easy Grease 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. Easy Grease Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 5-1/2 - Pre-Greased part number AKIHUB-555-35-EZ-K can be ordered online at or call 1-800-496-5010 for expert service.
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  • 5 on 5-1/2 Inch
  • For 3500 lbs Axles
  • Hub
  • Easy Grease
  • EZ Lube
  • Pre-Greased
  • 13 Inch Wheel
  • 14 Inch Wheel
  • 14-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • 15 Inch Wheel
  • 1/2 Inch Stud
  • L44649
  • L68149
  • etrailer

Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 3.5K Dexter E-Z Lube and etrailer Easy Grease axles with #84 spindles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included.


  • Trailer hub assembly fits idler axles
    • Bearings, races, seal, grease cap, and lug nuts are included
  • Dexter E-Z Lube and etrailer Easy Grease-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 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


  • Application: 3,500-lb Dexter E-Z Lube and etrailer Easy Grease 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 5-1/2"
  • Wheel stud dimensions: 1/2" diameter x 1-5/16" 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"

E-Z Lube and Easy Grease-Compatible Hub for Simple Lubrication

The grease cap on this hub is specially designed to work with your Dexter E-Z Lube or etrailer Easy Grease 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"

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Customer Reviews

Easy Grease Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 5-1/2 - Pre-Greased - AKIHUB-555-35-EZ-K

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (20 Customer Reviews)

Hub is designed for use on trailer idler axles. Fits 3.5K Dexter E-Z Lube and etrailer Easy Grease axles with #84 spindles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, grease cap, and lug nuts included.


Replacing the hub on my trailer was easy using the website. They have a page to find which lug pattern your old hub has.The kit includes the bearings, seals, races already installed, washer , carter key and endcap.All I had to do was grease the bearings, pop the seal on and install the hub.I also replaced the bearings on the other hub using the bearing kit which has all the parts you need.


Delivered on time and as advertisted.


everything is great with the tires and rims along with the new trailer hub.
i have them on a 16 foot utility trailer that is worked hard. and in my town i could not get tires or rims locally. etrailer has every thing and good quick service. thank you. i do recommend you guys.


Product was exactly as described and of good quality. Will certainly use etrailer again for my trailer needs


These hubs fit perfectly. Good staff, and perfect parts selection. I would buy from them again.


Customer Service Rep Alexis was a great help... Alexis was responsive to my questions in a timely and professional manner... Glad Alexis was able to help me get the right stuff...!!!


Burned out the bearings on a home-built trailer with this oddball spindle size.

Product was exactly as specified, delivery was quick. The product was not available locally, and I thought I was going to be down for a week or more waiting for the kit, but it was here in a couple of days. The price was also significantly less than ordering it in at a local trailer supply outlet. It's wonderful to be pleasantly surprised.


Perfect fit. Easy install. Fast delivery


etrailer's website, product availability/information and customer service is literally unmatched on all accounts. I'm a regular customer for these reasons. The Q&A section on the website couldn't be more helpful. Product descriptions are very detail oriented. 12 out of 10 consistently.


Hubs have been used extensively and have performed superbly. The hubs are on a 5x10 single axle trailer.


great product easy to install


Just put two of the new hub assemblies on. Worked perfectly!


Easy to compare to original. Arrived as specified and packed securely for shipping!
Good quality product!!


Every thing was perfect with my order, the people were friendly and also help full. Got my order rushed to me and I got what they promised.


Quick delivery, packaged well and exactly what I ordered. Excellent service and will definitely shop again. Thanks


I ordered wrong hubs and customer service helped me right away thank you


Great service, real fast





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