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Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs

Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs

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Straight trailer axle measures 72" from hub face to hub face and 58" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 10" to 13" wheels. EZ-Lube spindles for simple lubrication. Lowest Prices for the best trailer axles from Dexter Axle. Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs part number 20440I-EZ-72 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Dexter Axle Trailer Axles - 20440I-EZ-72

  • 2000 lbs
  • 72 Inch Long
  • 58 Inch
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • 4 on 4
  • Idler Hubs
  • Dexter Axle
  • Easy Lube Spindles

Straight trailer axle measures 72" from hub face to hub face and 58" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 10" to 13" wheels. EZ-Lube spindles for simple lubrication.


Features:

  • Round axle beam acts as part of your trailer's suspension system
    • Replace an axle on your trailer
    • Fabricate a suspension to fit your application
  • High-strength steel construction
  • Bend in axle creates zero camber angle for even road-to-tread contact across the width of your trailer's tires
    • Best for straight-line acceleration and steady, controlled towing
  • Underslung design - spring seats welded to underside of axle for mounting leaf springs
    • Low ride height makes it easier to load and unload your trailer
  • Straight, EZ-Lube spindles - no drop
    • Built-in grease zerks for simple lubrication
  • Spring seats and spindles are welded on
  • Cast iron idler hubs are sturdy and durable
    • Bearings, races, seals, grease caps, wheel studs, lug nuts, and marine-grade wheel bearing grease included
  • Limited 2-year warranty


Specs:

  • Weight capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • Hub-face-to-hub-face length: 72"
  • Spring-center-to-spring-center length: 58"
  • Hub bolt pattern: 4 on 4"
  • Tubing outer diameter: 1-3/4"
  • Spindle size: 1-1/16"
  • Grease cap outer diameter: 1.986"
  • Wheel stud diameter: 1/2"
  • Wheel size: 8" - 12"


Bearing, Race, and Seal Information

  • Bearings
    • Inner bearing: L44649
    • Outer bearing: L44649
  • Races
    • Inner race: L44610
    • Outer race: L44610
  • Seal: 10-60
    • Inner diameter: 1.50"
    • Outer diameter: 1.987"


Axle Dimensions

Hub Face and Spring Center Measurements on Standard Trailer Axle

There are multiple ways to measure the length of an axle beam, but the hub-face-to-hub-face and spring-center-to-spring-center lengths are the most accurate. Hub face (A) refers to the length of the axle measured from the base of one wheel stud to the base of the wheel stud on the opposite side of the axle.


The spring center (B) is the approximate width of your trailer. It is measured from the center of the spring seat on one side of the axle to the center of the seat on the other. This axle beam comes with the spring seats welded on.


If you are replacing your trailer's axle, you should be able to figure out which type you need by determining your trailer's capacity, the bolt pattern of your wheels, the brake type and the aforementioned lengths.


Dexter Axles

Dexter axles are made of high-strength steel and come with spindles and spring seats welded on. The spring seats are attached to the underside of the axle so that the leaf springs (sold separately) can mount beneath the axle. The result of this underslung design is a trailer that rides a bit lower for quick and easy loading and unloading.


Each axle is manufactured to create a certain camber angle. This ensures that the angle of the wheels is correct for your towing needs. Because the primary concern when towing is maintaining controlled, in-line movement, each axle is made so that your trailer's tires will run along the pavement evenly, with contact across the width of the tread. The result is excellent straight-line acceleration for steady, in-line tracking. You might notice the bend near the center of the axle; this is what ensures the proper camber angle. Having the center ride a bit higher and the sides of the axle bent lower allows the axle to give just enough to compensate for the load.


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"


T20BTR-EZ-7258 Dexter Replacement Axle Beam - Easy Lube - 72" Hub Face - 58" Spring Center - 2,200 lbs

8-91-05UC1-EZ Dexter Easy Lube Trailer Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 4 on 4 - L44649

L457457 Loctite Viper Lube High Performace Synthetic Lubricant - 14 oz Cartridge






Customer Reviews

Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs - 20440I-EZ-72

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (262 Customer Reviews)

Straight trailer axle measures 72" from hub face to hub face and 58" from spring center to spring center. Includes idler hubs - with bearings, races, and seals - for 10" to 13" wheels. EZ-Lube spindles for simple lubrication.

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A great product for the price installed easy and I bought 3 for a tri axle and couldn't be happier I made a 20 foot trailer to haul 4 wheelers and snowmobiles


Comments
Still loving these hubs well worth the investment
Donald K - 01/25/2017



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I needed to replace a broken trailer axle. etrailer.com had everything I needed in Stock to replace it. Axle ,Springs, and hardware. Everything was shipped promptly and in good condition and ready to install. I couldn't ask for better service.



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etrailer staff have always been very knowledgeable and helpful. The parts are always good quality and as advertised. The axle was easy to install on my custom made trailer.



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Didn't like the grease nipple way of greasing the bearings. There was no information on how to do it and how much grease to use. I ended up greasing it by hand instead and had to guess how much grease to use. I didn't have any other issues with it.


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A couple thousand miles later and its working fine. No issues at all.
Pat E - 04/05/2020



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Shipping was quick and product was just as described. I will be ordering from etrailer.com again



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everything worked fine. very satisfied.



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Parts fit as advertised, very satisfied with purchase. I new nothing about replacing a trailer axle info on web site and support provided were excellent. Definitely would recommend etrailer



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After years of hauling firewood my Harbor Freight Trailer Axle fatigued and cracked. The Dexter Axle from etrailer got me back on the trail. Welded leaf spring seats on the opposite side of the axle at a spacing of 46.5 inches. The wheels stick out an additional 3/4 inch per side. The trailer now rides like a Cadillac. Very excited about putting my faithful trailer back in service, with a serious axle underneath that I have confidence in. The folks at etrailer very helpful and responsive. Thanks


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Wonderific! Hauled camping gear up to Lake Tahoe 600 miles round trip, including my 5000 watt generator. Even had a big bear jump in the back to inspect that load when I arrived. The dexter turned the trailer into a very reliable and road worthy hauler. Since installing, made many trips up in Sierra to haul firewood and its been flawless!
Carl Z - 09/03/2021


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Product seems to be built well. I was missing a set of outer bearings that I had to get from a local tractor supply due to time constraints. They were missing when shipped to me. I have been happy so far with this product as I have pulled my home built teaardrop on it. I have traveled over 3k miles with it as well as a tire set I purchased from etrailer. Contender ST205/75R15 Radial Tire w 15" Good sturdy wheels and tires and they look good in person.


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These products have been working out awesome so far after a year. I have taken a lot of trips and ordered other items. I am a happy customer and recommend this site to people I show my tear to.
Steve - 06/02/2021


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I purchased a number of products from etrailer and I am very pleased with them all. The shipper lost my axle. When I contacted etrailer customer service, they handled my problem quickly and I had a replacement axle in a couple days. Well done! The products were all of high quality and the assemble was much easier as a result. I have attached a few pictures of the build for those interested. Thanks etrailer for your great products and service!!


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I love these springs. The trailer is well supported and rides perfectly on the road. The trailer has performed better than my expectations. The products I purchased are all performing perfectly. When I build my next trailer, I will get all my assemble products from etrailer.com
Jim D - 01/02/2021


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I had a seemingly uncommon axel on my Haulmark 16', tandem axel, enclosed trailer. 95" with spring center of 82". Couldn't find these specs anywhere, so I ordered Dexter 95"with 80" spring center. Had a friend move the spring brackets to 82". Took him about an hour total. I installed new axel yesterday. Without ant assistance, I was able to install the new axel in about an hour. Perfect fit. Great price, panphenomenal and fast shipping. Will be ordering a new axel for my flatbed soon.



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Fits as it should. EZ lube hubs are much easier than having to repack the bearings. This is the second purchase I’ve made from etrailer and their service has been great.



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E trailer has excellent products and great customer service. I really think the videos on each product is very very helpful. I’ve had dealings with other trailer parts vendors and etrailer is the best of all to deal with. Hats off to this well organized company. They will stay on my trailer need list.



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I ordered this axle as a replacement for the one on my 1996 Haulin' 4x8 utility trailer. I'd neglected to maintain the bearings and when one went it destroyed my axle. This axle was an exact fit but the spring seats needed to be moved to the top of the axle. I ordered new seats and U-bolt mounting kit as well as the axle. I found a welder to remove the original spring seats and weld the new ones to match my application. Installation was a snap, I just followed the video included on the web site. Ordering my parts from etrailer really saved me $$ over the quotes I'd received from local shops.



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I recently purchased a 1997 Pacific boat trailer, 2,000 lb capacity. Installed new lights, spare tire carrier, and tongue jack two months ago. Decided I may as well replace the wheel bearings and seals only to discover the spindles had deep gouges from the seals or material between the seal and spindle shaft. The right side (as viewed from the rear) even had a deep gouge in the seal area from who knows what. Surprisingly, the wheel bearings were fine. My initial intention was to use what is called a "speed sleeve" to repair the seal contact area on the spindle, in addition to replacing the wheel bearings. The bearings were an odd size, thus somewhat expensive. Cheaper to replace the hubs but with the "speed sleeves", would come out to nearly $200, notwithstanding my labor. To the rescue, etrailer! I measured my existing axle per the directions from the staff and ordered a replacement axle with hubs and a U-bolt kit for nearly the same price. Shipping was surprisingly fast given current events and a brand new axle and associated parts were delivered last night (8 April, 2020). I've replaced wheel bearings before but have never replaced a trailer axle, so I was initially somewhat intimidated by the job. I jacked the trailer up to remove the wheels and used jack stands to ensure it would remain that way while I proceeded to remove the old axle. The u-bolts (not quite a U given the square axle) were not too bad to remove. I used copious amounts of WD-40 on the threads and an adjustable wrench did the rest of the work. I was going to use an air ratchet but did not have enough clearance and did not wish to risk raising the trailer any further. The old axle came out fine and was a bit heavy, around 50 lbs by my reckoning. Given the service life of 23 years, I'd say it did a good job (it was the original axle). Interestingly, the new axle weighed a good 10 - 15 lbs lighter... The new axle went in fine, although due to the camber, which the original axle did not have, it took a bit of "squeezing" to get the holes on the spring seats. Nothing terrible, and my initial measurements were correct. I did not take photos of the bearing and seal installation process as my hands had a fair amount of grease on them but if you follow the instructions, it is relatively simple. Make sure you "cup" the outer bearing area with grease in your palm to force it between the rollers. You will know when you have enough as it will be pushed between the rollers on the other side. Take a look at some [online] videos if you have never seen it done before. I believe there is a video on the etrailer website. I used a short piece of 2x4 to install the seals and they went in without fanfare. I would recommend wiping a thin film of grease on the seal seating area of the hub prior to seal installation. Installing the hubs was relatively straight forward, I seated the bearings while rotating the hubs to the recommended 50 ft/lbs. Then backed off WITHOUT rotating the hub, finger tightening, and installing the locking clips, which I have never seen before as I typically use cotter pins. I installed the wheels and will be installing my "Bearing Buddies" later this afternoon. All told, the job took me approximately 2 1/2 hours, maybe 3. I took my time and did my best to ensure it was a safe evolution given that the trailer had to be raised enough to allow axle replacement. I will re-torque the u-bolts after some use and will probably re-seat the bearings as well. The price on the new bearings and seals is a significant improvement over what had come standard with the trailer. Tools used were a 3/4" socket and 3/8" drive ratchet, 10" adjustable wrench, 1 1/2" socket and 1/2" drive torque wrench, 1/2" socket for the new u-bolts, a soft faced hammer to remove the "Bearing Buddies", (2) jack stands, and standard floor jack. Paper towels were most helpful during the bearing greasing and installation process... If you have never done this before, like me, I can assure you it was relatively straight forward and I'm sitting here somewhat proud of myself... Kudo's to the staff at etrailer!



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I did a full trailer overhaul and the axle kit with bearings and hubs were a perfect fit. Etrailer.com was easy to find what I needed and shipped quickly !



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I bought a axle, springs wheels, hubs etc. to build a utility trailer, I inadvertently had ordered incompatible hubs for the selected axle the person filling the order noticed this and contacted customer service to alert them of the issue who then called me to correct the problem. This saved me the time and expense of returning the part and delaying the project. great service, attentive, knowledgeable employees and great products. Thanks E trailer.



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Quick delivery with tracking link! Great product and price!! Easy process to install axle and hubs. I would have appreciated a torque specification for the U-Bolts and Lug nuts in the video. I didn't take the time to search other locations or Q&A. Tip: 1-1/2 " PVC makes a great tool to seat the grease seals. I used my 28MM socket, it was very close to size. I decided to use 2" Schedule 40 PVC pipe to install the E-Z Lube dust seal. I have many tools however no wooden hammers.



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Great Service, very helpful, axle fit perfectly dimensions were exact. shipped out and arrived earlier that promised. Dexter did not include "D washers and E- Trailer sent them to me right away so I could finish my trailer project. Overall Great Jo will do business with them again. Thanks.



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Really good solid axle... I needed the mounting tabs moved and had a metal fabricator do the work for $20.00. This was used on an old boat trailer that I turned into a utility trailer. Also swapped out the springs with ones purchased from etrailer too. To complete the package I ordered (3) 165/65-8 trailer tires. The trailer tows straight and hauls everything I've ever needed to.


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This axle and springs are perfect for what I was looking to accomplish. Trailer tows straight and true and has saved me with large items on several occasions. I no longer have to drive 45 minutes to borrow a truck to haul stuff...
Honest E - 05/02/2017



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Bolted right into the springs that my bent axle came out of. I was surprised it came with grease as well! Hopefully it lasts 30 years like the one I took off



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This axle kit made it fairly easy to rebuild my trailer. The pictures show what I started out with for a trailer and what the finished trailer looks like.


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  • Can the Dexter Trailer Axle # 20440I-EZ-72 Mount with Pads Facing Up
    Axles have a bow to them and they need to be installed with that bow facing down otherwise you get what you have now, an axle that seems like it's cambered way too far out. You need to have the axle rotated 180 degrees and have the spring seats installed on the other side of the axle so that they will attach to your trailer properly.
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  • 72 Inch Trailer Axle Recommendation for a Utility Trailer
    We have exactly what you need. You would want the Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs part # 20440I-EZ-72. This is a 72 inch axle from hub face to hub face, distance between leaf spring center to center is 58 inches and comes with 4 on 4 inch bolt pattern hubs. I attached a review video for this axle for you to check out as well.
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  • What is the Lug Nut Torque Spec for 1/2 Inch Lug Nuts on a Dexter Trailer Axle
    The hubs included with Dexter axle # 20440I-EZ-72 have 1/2 inch studs. For 1/2 inch you would torque the lug nuts down to 75 - 85 foot pounds.
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  • How to Determine Trailer Axle Capacity
    The trailer will have a plate or sticker on it that will list the VIN number. The weight rating of the axle should be listed on that same plate or sticker. Also, the axle could have a tag or plate on it that will list the weight capacity. You can also tell the weight capacity of the axle by measuring the diameter of the axle. Here is a list that will show the axle weight capacity based on the axle diameter: Typical Axle Diameters Based on Axle Capacity - 1,000-lb - 2,000-lb Axles: 1-1/2...
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  • Can Shorter Axle be Used to Replace 63-1/2 Inch Axle
    The 72 inch Dexter Trailer Axle # 20440I-EZ-72 would be the better option here. Going with a shorter axle than what you have, like the 60 inch # 20440I-EZ-60, isn't ideal as shortening the base of the trailer could throw off capacities or even the balance of the trailer. The best option is really to get an axle fabricated to your specific needs, but between these two axles the better choice is the 72 inch Dexter Trailer Axle # 20440I-EZ-72.
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  • Difference Between 72 inch Dexter Axles 204401-EZ-72 and 20545I-EZ-72-10
    The difference is the bolt pattern of the hubs that either axle comes with. The part # 20545I-EZ-72-10 comes with idler hubs that have a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern and part # 20440I-EZ-72 comes with hubs with the bolt pattern 4 on 4 inch. The bearing fits pretty snugly in the hub and the seal acts to slightly hold it in as well.
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  • Trailer Axle Compatible with 5x8 Open Utility Trailer
    The 60 inch width of the trailer doesn't designate the frame/leaf spring width center on center. If the frame is 58 inches on center then you can use the Dexter Trailer Axle with Idler Hubs - 4 on 4 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs # 20440I-EZ-72 or the Dexter Trailer Idler Axle w/ Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,200 lbs # 20545I-EZ-72-10. If you have different leaf spring measurement you can check the fit guide on the attached page or you can use an axle-less...
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  • Availability of Complete 72-Inch Axle Kit with Electric Brakes and 4-on-4 Hubs
    We do offer some complete axle/hub/brake kits such as # 35545E-ST-EZ-89 from Dexter, but we do not have a complete kit with the exact combination of features you require. We do offer 72-inch axles with 58-inch spring seats and idler hubs in your 4-on-4 bolt pattern. Part # 20440I-EZ-72 is rated at 2000-lbs and features EZ-Lube spindles. Part # 20440I-ST-72 is also rated at 2000-lbs and has standard spindles. Both kits will work with 12-inch wheels and both come complete with bearings,...
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  • Will Slipper Spring Work With Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs
    You sure can use slipper springs with the Dexter Trailer Axle, part # 20440I-EZ-72. The only concern is your hangers you have on your trailer. You may find that the slipper spring is a bit longer and a hanger will need to be moved. The slipper spring I recommend is part # SP-039275. This is a 3-leaf spring that measures 30 inches long and 1-3/4 inches wide. It is designed to be used for 2,900 lb trailers axles so it may be just a bit stiffer ride. I have attached a link to a product...
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  • Replacement Axle, Hubs and Wheels for 1997 Jayco Pop-Up Camper 8SD
    Your photo of your Jayco pop-up does appear to show a corroded outer roller bearing along with your 5.70-8 tire and 4-on-4 wheel, such as # AM30153 and the similar items shown on the linked page. Your size wheel/tire is usually found on an axle rated for 2000-lbs, like the complete Dexter axle/hub kit # 20440I-ST-60 for example. This this axle weight rating usually uses either bearing # L44643 or # L44649 but due to the condition of your bearings it will be just about impossible to accurately...
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  • Do Hubs Come Pre-Installed on Dexter 2,200 Pound Trailer Axles
    We do have a 72 inch, 2,200 pound trailer axle with hubs, # 20545I-EZ-72-10, but the hubs are not pre-installed. Everything is included (bearings, seals, races (the races already pressed in), grease caps, and lug nuts) just not pre-mounted. I have included a link to a video showing an example installation of this axle for you. This axle has hubs with a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern. It is also available with a 4 on 4 bolt pattern # 20440I-EZ-72 with a 2,000 lb capacity.
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  • 72 inch Long Trailer Axle that is Compatible with 13 inch Wheels
    The hub that comes with that axle is part # 8-259-5UC1-EZ which has a mounting flange that is not compatible with the mounting flange of 13 inch diameter wheels. For an axle of the same specs that can fit a 13 in ch wheel and has the same bolt pattern hub included you would want the # 20440I-EZ-72.
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  • Replacement Idler Hub Assemblies And Wheels For Boat Trailer
    My thoughts are you have a really badly marred spindle, but that many flats is still crazy. You are most likely overloading your axle with the weights you gave. The cuts into your spindle are not good and could be from a bearing seized up that could cause issues for sure including a blown tire. If you want to swap out the hub, as long as your inner diameter on your bearings is 1 inch, the Trailer Idler Hub Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 4 on 4 # AKIHUB-440-2-1K will work very well. ...
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  • Replacement Axle Assembly & Wheel/Tire Combo For 5 x 8 Utility Trailer
    We do have complete axle assemblies and also offer more customizable kits. For your 5x8 utility trailer I will give you a couple recommendations for you to consider. It will basically come down to how large of tire will fit your wheel wells. Both of these axles share a spring width of 58" from side to side at center of the leaf spring locator pin, and hub face of 72" wide. If you have a different measurement please let me know. The Dexter Trailer Axle # 20545I-EZ-72-15 is an EZ lube axle...
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