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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  • Axle Mounting Hardware
  • U-Bolt Kits
  • Round Axle - 1-3/4 Inch
  • 4 Inch Long
  • 3/8 Inch Diameter
  • 2000 lbs
  • 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. Lowest Prices for the best trailer leaf spring suspension 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 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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CE Smith Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - CE23000

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







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


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Video Transcript for CE Smith U-Bolt Kit for Round Trailer Axles Review

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..


Customer Reviews

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   (23 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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Pieces of junk. I broke two of these while tightening with a wrench by hand. 621712


Comments

Redline offers a mounting kit thats more substantial, part # APUBR-10
U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 2,000-lb, Round Trailer Axles - 4-1/4" Long U-Bolts
$13.68
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-- Mike L - 04/12/2019

52851

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I recieved all the correct items recommended by Carol, all of it shipped in good condition. I assembled all parts with no issues. Thank you for the help. 609047



- CE23000
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Replaced broken springs on a utility trailer and these ubolts were perfect. 583206



- CE23000
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Quality replacement thanks etrailer 574239



- CE23000
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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. 566292



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Perfect fit for my Express boat axle, replaced Springs and axle kit, look forward to many years of service. 506021



- CE23000
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U bolt kit and leaf spring kit fit great on the old 1979 snow mobile trailer 489886


Comments

Good

Dale B - 03/31/2019

51279

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many sets were purchased. They were owned for less than 30 days. The trailers that came in for service work or trade ins had the u bolts and plates very faded with no rust. 474626



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Was really cool to have my shipment changed so that it arrived earlier. Really appreciate it. 472302



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I just wanted to take the time to say thank you . Your Product is outstanding . I am a GM technician for 33 years , my daughter and I , she is 12 years old , Add a project on Old trailer so she could put quad sport to go ridding. Again thank you so much!! 464146



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Product works just as intended and the service was VERY prompt! 457471



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Haven't installed the parts yet. However, everything came packed perfectly and professionally. Parts look to be of great quality and shipping was WAY faster than estimated! Will definitely continue to keep buying trailer parts from etrailer! 451603



- CE23000
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Fast service. Good product. 446931



- CE23000
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The work great. Tough and durable. 440368



- CE23000
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The product not only came in sooner than expected, but was exactly what I needed. Packaged great, and everything was there. 436735



- CE23000
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worked well, finish wore off quickly 358008



- CE23000
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Quality product 351249



- CE23000
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Can't wait to put it all together, if it will ever stop snowing or raining. thank for the fast delivery. Enjoy the weather were ever you are. Thanks Again! 345740



- CE23000
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Good hardware. Thick metal plates. Took longer than I wanted to get them, but they are quality parts. 315356



- CE23000
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Replaced the springs on the old hunting pop up, worked great and exactly what it needed. U-bolt kit and springs were both delivered super fast. Allowing me to get the trailer overhauled before the weekend!!!! 311911



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Very stisfied. Shipping is fast 280872



- CE23000
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Great product, should last a long time. Easy ordering and quick shipping. 273082



- CE23000
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Great products and fast delivery 272903


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