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CE Smith U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 2,000-lb, Round Trailer Axles - 4" Long U-Bolts - Zinc

CE Smith U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 2,000-lb, Round Trailer Axles - 4" Long U-Bolts - Zinc

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Mount your round, 1-3/4" diameter axle to your trailer's leaf springs with this U-bolt kit. U-bolts, plates, nuts, and washers included. Zinc plating resists rust and corrosion - great for boat trailers. Great Prices for the best trailer suspension parts from CE Smith. CE Smith U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 2,000-lb, Round Trailer Axles - 4" Long U-Bolts - Zinc part number CE23000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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CE Smith Trailer Suspension Parts - CE23000

  • U-Bolt Kits
  • Boat Trailer
  • Snowmobile Trailer
  • Round Axle - 1-3/4 Inch
  • 4 Inch Long
  • 2000 lbs
  • 3/8 Inch Diameter
  • CE Smith

Mount your round, 1-3/4" diameter axle to your trailer's leaf springs with this U-bolt kit. U-bolts, plates, nuts, and washers included. Zinc plating resists rust and corrosion - great for boat trailers.


Features:

  • Mounting kit attaches trailer axle to leaf springs
  • Galvanized plates and zinc-plated hardware resists rust and corrosion
  • Includes:
    • 4 U-bolts
    • 2 U-bolt plates for 1-3/4" springs
    • (8) 3/8" Hex nuts and washers
  • Spring seats (sold separately) required for mounting axle to leaf spring
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 1-3/4" diameter axle
    • Typical 2,000-lb axle
  • U-bolt dimensions
    • Inner width: 1-7/8"
    • Length: 4"
    • Diameter: 3/8"


23000 CE Smith U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 2,000-lb, Round Trailer Axles - 4" Long U-Bolts - Zinc




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Speaker 1: Today, we'll be having a look at the CE Smith line of U-bolt mounting kits for mounting round trailer axles. Here's what our kit comes with. It's everything you need for replacing the U-bolts on a single axle on your trailer. We have 4 new U-bolts, you'll have 2 per side; 2 new plates, 1 per side; 8 new lock washers, you'll be using 4 for each side of the trailer; and 8 new nuts, again 4 for each side of the trailer.You can see how well our U-bolts grip around the contours of our axle. This'll keep the axle firmly attached to our leaf springs, so we don't have to worry about it slipping and sliding.Now because we have the zinc and the galvanized finish on our plate and our hardware, this will better protect them from corrosion from the elements, especially salt spray. It's not an issue if you decide to use them on a boat trailer such as this one.Now many of our customers have had to make a second phone call or send an email to us after they bought a new axle for their trailer because they found, once they tried to remove the old one or put the new one on, that they couldn't get their factory U-bolts off.

They had to cut them off, and now they're searching for a replacement. This kit will be a perfect solution for this problem here.Now many of our customers compared these to the Redline line of U-bolt kits. Now the main difference you're going to see between this one and those is that those do not have the galvanized or the zinc finish on the plates or the hardware, which will cause them to rust out faster.As you can see, we already have our new axle sitting on top of our leaf springs. Now this kit could work for an axle that sits on top or below your leaf springs. It works for both applications.

You don't need to worry if yours resides below, you can still use this kit for that.We'll start by taking our new U-bolts and dropping them over our axle on either side of our leaf spring. Now we'll take our new plate. We want to make sure that this flange right here faces down, this hole here in the center lines up with the alignment pin on our leaf spring, and we'll insert our U-bolts through the holes. Place on our lock washers, and we'll put that on our nuts.Now we can start to tighten our hardware, making sure we tighten them evenly as possible. Now we'll torque our hardware again, making sure we alternate to ensure that we're doing it as evenly as possible.And that completes our look at the CE Smith line of U-bolt kits for mounting round trailer axles..

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CE Smith U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 2,000-lb, Round Trailer Axles - 4" Long U-Bolts - Zinc - CE23000

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (123 Customer Reviews)

Mount your round, 1-3/4" diameter axle to your trailer's leaf springs with this U-bolt kit. U-bolts, plates, nuts, and washers included. Zinc plating resists rust and corrosion - great for boat trailers.

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Was a perfect fit for my trailer. The original axle was rated for 1500 lbs, was very hard to find bearings for and took weeks to get. After the other side failed, I decided to upgrade to a 2000 lb axle that had common hubs and bearings. No regrets.



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U-bolt kit met all expectations. "Shiny" nuts and lock-washers screaming "offshore" sourcing. I replaced with eight (8) grade eights, probably made off shore as well. This will likely last the life of the trailer.



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U bolts to short. Called customer service. They won’t have longer ones till august!



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no frills, no problems, nice and solid. It even survived a broken OEM spring incident on the road. I used it as part of a spring-over-axle conversion on my Aliner.

Anthony H.

3/3/2021

we recently replaced with with longer U-bolts - only becasue we upgraded the trailer springs



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Extremely satisfied with etrailer.com! I Highly recommend this company!! I called to place an order at 7:00pm est and I talked with Roger R who made sure I ordered the correct leaf springs and hardware. I had purchased regular ground shipping but Roger and the entire etrailer crew that handled the order and packaged it up had it out the door and shipped that evening and I received the parts the next day which was over 600 miles away from their facility. I would have to say this was absolutely the best online purchase order experience that I have ever made, and I have made online purchases since online purchases were available. They have a great online catalog but if you call you will get professional and friendly service without question. I will use this company again and I suggest anyone that needs springs or guidance on installing them to give etrailer a call. They will have you the right parts shipped very quickly. I know to be as good as etrailer.com is takes the entire team and it starts with the person that answers the phone and then the person that processes the order and then the most important part when the person who packs it and gets it ready to ship does it to perfection. Thanks to Roger and the team I had my trailer rolling within 35 hours from when I called them.



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Worked like I expected them to. Quick shipment. If the u-bolt kits had been made in USA instead of China I would have given 5 stars.



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Excellent customer service!



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With the help of your how to videos I was able to install product with ease.
The one thing in your ordering process that could use some help is the shipping. When I picked the type of shipping I wanted to use I picked the quickest but once it shipped it was slower then I would have liked



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High quality. I made a mistake ordering rounded top rather than square top. My fault not company. Be sure to look at axel shape.



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Very satisfied with the service and all of Allison's help. I would highly recommend etrailer to everyone. Thanks again for such a great experience. Jeff



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easy purchasing experience , good price , great service and delivery !



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fit perfect



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Very fast shipping, was completed on the weekend. Thanks



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I ordered my axle kit and received it 30 days later, I expected it in a week. The hubs, U-bolt kit, springs and grease were shipping in a box, when I receive it the heavy parts had smashed the grease tube, and was quite the mess in the box. The U-bolt kit I ordered as suggested by etrailer was the wrong kit and the bolts were short (their system did not suggest the right kit for the thicker springs). I see there is a kit I could have ordered with longer bolts. When I went to tighten the lug bolts on the new hub I received, one bolt started to pull through the hub. I reported the grease problem to etrailer, they could not care less, so I thought it would not be worth my time to report the other issues. I guess I will purchase new u-bolts, grease, and perhaps a hub somewhere else.



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Nice kit. Tough quality.



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Very helpful to make sure what I was ordering is exactly what I needed. Got the parts on time and at a very fair price. I will definitely use etrailer again and also recommend them.
Thanks for you help.



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great quality parts, fast hipping and they were also cheaper than other online retailers; they should offer veterans and duty military a discount.



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Unfortunately, I had to return the axle and components. The rest of the trailer was bad, too!



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U bolt kit and leaf spring kit fit great on the old 1979 snow mobile trailer

Dale B.

3/31/2019

Good



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Excellent replacements for older rusted bolts.



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the u bolts for my leaf springs worked great.

Martin K.

6/7/2021

still going strong , they work great



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U-Bolts were perfect. The springs don't seem to be as heavy as my originals. I bought my tilt trailer from a private owner who made it. The original springs leaves are slightly thicker than the new ones. I am not sure what weight this trailer is rated for. The new springs seem to be perfect in size so I will keep them as spare parts



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Had a hard time finding leaf spring mounting plate kit that had a 1 7/8" gap in the u-bolts. Ordered these and they fit perfectly and arrived in a timely manner. Shipping was as much as the item, but that is out of etrailer's hands of course. Quite happy with the product.



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Worked perfectly on my boat trailer, and super easy to install



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Checked at Lowes and TSC, two locations and they did not have U bolts,were out of stock. Then on line found kits that was what I needed very cheap which made we go back to etrailer where I discovered they carried different grades. I bought the branded product and am satisfied.


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