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  • Switching from Electric Drum Brakes to Electric Over Hydraulic Brakes on Trailer w/7K Lippert Axles
  • I did some checking and your 7K Lippert axles use inner bearing 25580 and outer bearing 14125. We have 7K brake kit options that use these same bearings and have the same 8 on 6-1/2 bolt pattern as your existing hubs. The most basic kit is # K2HR712. The parts have a raw finish which means no corrosion resistance. The next step up from there is # K2HR712E which has an e-coat finish which is like a powder coat and offers minimal corrosion resistance. What I recommend is the next step...
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  • Comparing Dexter and etrailer.com 7,000 Pound Electric Brake Assemblies
  • The etrailer.com Electric Trailer Brake Kit # AKEBRK-7-SA and the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Brake Kit # 23-464-465 referenced in your question are both self-adjusting assemblies that will work to replace the existing Dexter brakes on your 7,000 pound axle. Between the two options I actually do recommend going with the etrailer.com # AKEBRK-7-SA and not only because of the much friendlier cost. One thing that sets the etrailer.com brand brakes apart from other brand assemblies, including...
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  • Difference Between Dexter and etrailer.com Brand 12 inch Brake Assemblies
  • Dexter brake assemblies like the part # 23-458-459 are essentially the best ones on the market. They use the best materials and and incredibly reliable and well-made. That being said the etrailer.com brand assemblies part # AKEBRK-7-SA are also very well made too. We have sold a ton of these and gotten very positive feedback on how well they well they work and how reliable they are. If it was my money I would go with these unless you want to have the absolute nicest materials money...
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  • Choosing the Correct 10 x 2-1/4 Inch Electric Brakes
  • The brakes need to fit the axle. Or more specifically the hubs and the brake mounting flanges on the axle. One thing that may be confusing you is that brake assemblies for 4,400 pound axles and those for 3,500 pound axles are both 10 x 2-1/4 inches. The difference will be the brake mounting flange bolt hole pattern. If your axle is a indeed a 3,500 pound axle # AKEBRK-35-SA will work for you. The mounting bolts are included but you need part # BRKH10B for the nuts and lock washers. If...
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  • Why is 10 or 12 Gauge Wire Recommended for Electric Brake Assemblies
  • The reason that 10 Gauge # 10-1-1 or 12 Gauge # 12-1-1 wire is recommended for 10" brake assemblies, like part # AKEBRK-35-SA, is because they pull more power than the lights on your trailer. I believe the green wire you are referring to carries the right turn/stop lighting functions as you can see from the attached photo of a trailer side 4-Way. The 14 and 16 gauge wires are too small for the amount of power needing to get to the brake assemblies and they could potentially get too hot,...
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  • Recommended Kit to Add Disc Brakes to Trailer With 3,500 lb Axles
  • There is a kit available that will give you everything you need, but it is important that you make sure you have a 4-bolt brake mounting flange, your bolt pattern is 5 on 4-1/2 and your spindle is compatible with inner bearing # L68149 (1.378" inner diameter), outer bearing # L44649 (1.063" inner diameter) and grease seal # RG06-050 (1.719" inner diameter). If you are unsure you need to use a digital caliper such as # PTW80157 and measure your spindle where the bearings and seal ride, as...
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  • Comparing The etrailer.com Self-Adjusting To The Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Brake Assemblies
  • The only difference between the Electric Trailer Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 3,500 lbs # AKEBRK-35-SA and the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 3.5K # 23-468-469 other than brand name are that the etrailer.com brake assemblies have brake shoe material that is cut during production versus scored and snapped off. This actually makes it a better brake shoes because the brake material lasts longer...
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  • How To Determine If Your Trailer Has Free-Backing Brake Assemblies When Replacing a Surge Coupler
  • To find out if you have free backing brakes, there are really only two ways I can think of to test. First, if your coupler works, you can push your surge coupler to move your trailer in reverse. If the brakes apply, then you know you do not have free backing brakes. If you can move it easily, then your brakes are free backing. If your coupler is broken and thus the reason you are replacing then you will need to go to the second testing option. You will need to pull one of your hubs...
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  • Recommended Self-Adjusting Brake Assemblies for 7,000 lb Axles
  • For your 7,000 lb axles with 8 bolt hubs, the Electric Trailer Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting - 12" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 5.2K to 7K # AKEBRK-7-SA or the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 12" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 7K # 23-464-465 will be a great fit. The 5-bolt they are referring to is the mounting flange on your axle for the brake assemblies. All 7,000 lb axles will have either a 4 bolt (AL-KO Axle) or 5 bolt assembly (all other brands) with 5 being...
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  • Parts Needed to Convert From Electric Drum Brakes to Electric-Hydraulic Brakes on 2018 Raptor 355TS
  • We have all the parts you need to swap from electric drum brakes to electric over hydraulic brakes on your 2018 Keystone Raptor 355TS. The first thing you will need are a hub and rotor disc brake kit. I was able to find that your '18 Raptor 355TS has a pair of 7,000 lb Dexter axles so you will need two of the Kodiak Disc Brake Kit - 7,000-lb Dexter Axle # K2HR758D, which are a hub with an integrated rotor. Since this kit does not come with bearings or grease seal you will need to order...
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  • Comparing the eTrailer and Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kits
  • I currently have three diffrent self-adjusting assemblies for your boat trailer with 10" x 2-1/4" electric drum brakes which are attached for you below. eTrailer Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-35-SA (3,500 Axles) Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # 23-468-469 (3,500 Axles) Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # K23-478-479 (4,400 Axles) The eTrailer brand is going to be the economy line and the Dexter brand is going to be the premium line....
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  • Do Self-Adjusting Trailer Brakes Adjust Going Forward or in Reverse
  • Actually, it is recommended to make the very first brake adjustment manually on self-adjusting trailer brakes such as # AKEBRK-35-SA. This is so the brakes are ready to go without having to wait for them to adjust out while you drive (forward or reverse). Basically there is a device on the adjustment wheel on these brakes that prevents the shoes from adjusting back inward. You have to sort of move that out of the way to be able to turn the adjustment star wheel easier. The video I have...
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  • 4 Hole Brake Mounting Flange Dimensions for 10 Inch Brake Assembly
  • The Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 3,500 lbs # AKEBRK-35 will bolt onto the standard brake flange like # 4-35 that is 2-7/8 inches on center and 4 inches diagonal on center. I've attached a photo to assist. The bolts will be 7/16"-20 and the Mounting Hardware for 10" Brake Assemblies # BRKH10B will give you the necessary lock washers and nuts compatible. The holes range from 15/32 to 1/2 inch.
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  • Replacement Electric Brakes for 12" x 2" Drums
  • To determine the brake assemblies that will fit your trailer, you need to know your axle's weight capacity, your brake's mounting flange bolt pattern and the inside diameter and depth of your hub, which you mentioned was 12" x 2" drum. If your axle was rated for 7,000 lbs and you had a 5-bolt mounting flange you could use the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 12" # 23-464-465. For a 6,000 lb axle and 5-bolt mounting flange you can use the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric...
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  • What is the Difference Between the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit 6K and 7K
  • The Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # 23-464-465 rated for 7,000 lb axles will work with your Dexter 6,000 lb axles but the braking aggression would not be ideal and I do recommend sticking with the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # 23-458-459 rated for 6,000 lb axles. In regards to replacing the braking assemblies, there are two components that tend to wear out faster than the others on drum brakes and that is the shoes and magnets. The magnets...
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  • Converting From Drum to Disc Brakes On a 2020 Grand Design Momentum with 7K Axles
  • In order to convert the electric drum brakes on a 2020 Grand Design Momentum to hydraulic disc you can indeed use the Kodiak Disc Brake Kit part # K2HR79 which have oil bath lubrication. That said, you will need a list of other components which I have attached for you. Disc Brakes: part # K2HR79 (1 Per Axle) Inner Bearing: part # 25580 (2 Per Axle) Outer Bearing: part # 02475 (2 Per Axle) Seal: part # 9103309 (2 Per Axle) Brake Actuator and Lines: part # CAR-HBA16-2 (1) part # 9579-01...
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  • Recommended Parts Compatible with Dexter P12 7,000 lb Axle
  • We do not carry the replacement axle for your P12 7K Axle. We do however have the brake assemblies and bearing kit or hub/drum assemblies to assist based on what I can find online for a 7K Dexter axle. You will most likely want the Bearing Kit, 14125A/ 25580 Bearings, 10-36 Seal # BK3-200 to work with your axle and hub/drum assembly. To get the entire replacement assembly, you want the Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 5,200-lb to 7,000-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 12" - 8 on 6-1/2 # 42866UC3-EZ....
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  • Recommended Grease/Dust Caps for the Kodiak Disc Brake Kit # K2HR526D
  • The correct grease/dust cap size for your Kodiak Disc Brake Kit # K2HR526D is 2.44". For EZ Lube grease caps with this dimension we have part # RG04-080 which comes in a quantity of 2. If you are wanting to upgrade to Bearing Buddys (which would require you to remove the grease zerk on your spindle) we have these both in Chrome # BB2441 and Stainless Steel # BB2441SS. The advantage of the Bearing Buddys over the EZ Lube is that the Bearing Buddys give you an easy way to add grease and...
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  • Oil Bath or Grease for HydraStar Disc Brake Kit with Actuator for Tandem Axle Trailers
  • In regards to the bearings, trailer bearings nowadays are generally made overseas; there may be some exceptions here and there, but they generally aren't standard trailer bearings. The bearings and seals that come with the HydraStar Disc Brake Kit with Actuator for Tandem Axle Trailers # HSE7K-T1 are of the highest quality and you won't have any issues. As far as changing from grease to oil bath, that is not recommended for trailer hubs. Oil bath hubs can be problematic because they...
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  • Adding Brakes to Dexter 3,000 lb Trailer Axle
  • The etrailer.com brake set part # AKEBRK-35-SA that you referenced is a fit for your Dexter 3,500 lb axle. You will need to replace your current hub with hub/drums but aside from that you'd have all the parts needed. For hub/drums you'd then need the part # 008-418-02 which will require bearings # LM67048, # L44649, and grease seal # 58846.
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  • Replacing Electric Brakes and Grease Seals on Dexter 4400-lb Axle
  • Trailer axles with EZ-Lube spindles like # R20384EZ or Bearing Buddy grease caps like # BB1980A-SS do certainly make it a lot easier ensure your hubs are adequately greased, but like many before you (and many that will inevitably follow) you have found out that this feature also makes it easy to accidentally over-fill your hubs with too much grease which can result in blown out grease seals and also contaminated brakes. We can help you with both new seals for your hubs and new electric...
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  • Kit to Upgrade Trailers 4-Way to 7-Way to Wire up Electric Brakes
  • Your current drums will work fine with a set of electric assemblies installed instead of the hydraulic ones you have now. We actually have a kit designed to upgrade a trailer's 4-way wiring to a 7-way. For that you'd want the part # e99011. From the brake output pin of the included junction box you'd run 10 gauge wire like part # 10-1-1 (sold by the foot) to the brake assemblies. I attached an install video for the wiring kit as well as a picture on how trailer brakes are typically...
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  • How to Measure to Confirm Compatibility of Replacement Trailer Brakes
  • Dexter Electric Drum Brake set # 23-105-106 is a left/right pair of 12 x 2-inch brakes that mount with 5 bolts. These brakes are intended for axles with a 6K weight rating. You'd need one kit per axle. These brakes can use mounting kit # BRKH12; use one kit for each set of brakes. To ensure compatibility you'll want to measure your hubs to confirm their size (see photo please) and check the mounting bolt pattern on your brakes flanges to make sure it too matches. If you can find a sticker...
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  • 10 Inch Electric Trailer Brakes with Parking Brake Feature
  • There are only a handful of brake assemblies that have the provisions to add a parking brake and # AKEBRK-35 or # AKEBRK-35-SA do not have that feature. Dexter electric brake assembly kit # K23-086-087-00 does have the ability to add a parking brake feature. I have linked a video review of this set for you. The parking brake levers are at the backs of the assemblies. You can attach cables to those and run the cables to a lever to engage/disengage the brakes manually. I have also included...
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  • Replacement Hub and Drum Assemblies for AL/KO 8460 Hubs and Drums
  • It looks like Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 5,200-lb Axles - 6 on 5-1/2 Item # 8-201-5UC3 could be the right replacement for you. You can check the bearing numbers if you still have the bearings. If they are 25580 for the inner and LM67048 then this hub and drum assembly will work. If you have different bearing numbers let me know what they are. And if you do not have the bearings anymore you can measure the spindle with digital calipers such as # PTW80157. I have linked a help article...
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  • Comparing Different Hydraulic Trailer Brakes for Boat Trailer
  • Essentially yes, all of them will work for your trailer assuming you have 3,500 pound axles and a 4 bolt mounting flange. However, there are some differences between the brake assemblies you mentioned. The # AKFBBRK-35 are free-backing brakes, meaning they will not engage when reversing with your trailer. If your trailer has a reverse lockout on it then this feature is not necessary. They're coated with an e-coat used for corrosion resistance. The Demco brakes # 40716-15 are galvanized...
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  • Converting From Dexter 12K Disc Brakes to Dexter 12K Drum Brakes
  • The correct Dexter Hydraulic Drum Brake Kit for your Dexter 12K Axle is part # 23-408-409. The Dexter Hydraulic Drum Brake Kit part # 23-406-407 that you referenced is for Dexter 15K Axles and will not work for you. The Dexter Hydraulic Drum Brake Kit uses the same brake mounting flange as your disc brake setup so it will be a direct swap. However, you will still need to obtain the hub and drum. Unfortunately, we do not carry these but the correct part number for the hub is part 8-214-8UC1...
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  • Parts Needed to Add Trailer Brakes to 2012 Wells Cargo Trailer with 3,500 lb Axles
  • Look behind your current hubs for a square mounting flange that has four bolt holes on it. If you have the flanges the Electric Trailer Brake Kit # AKEBRK-35-SA will bolt right up and you'd just need a matching setup of hub/drums and some wiring to have trailer brakes ready. Then for hub/drums you'd just want the # AKHD-545-35-EZ-K which fits 3,500 lbs axles and is even pre-greased! For 10 gauge wire we also offer the # 10-1-1 which is sold by the foot. I attached a diagram that shows...
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  • Would Dexter 5,200 lb Trailer Axle have Manual Or Self Adjusting Brake Assemblies
  • Dexter makes 5,200 lb trailer brake assemblies that are self adjusting like part # 23-458-459 as well as ones that are manual adjust like part # 23-105-106 so it could go either way. I attached a picture that points out what to look for on your assemblies once you pull off the hub to tell if they are self adjust or manual adjust. The steel cable you see is part of the linkage mechanism which makes the assemblies adjust automatically.
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  • Replacement Electric Drum Brakes for Keystone Raptor 5th Wheel
  • I checked the Keystone website for details on your Raptor model 3912 but I could not find this model's axle specs. Since you want to choose brakes with the appropriate stopping power you'll just want to check your specs for the axles' rating or look for a sticker or plate on the axle beam that will tell you its weight rating. Chances are the axles are rated between 5200-lbs and 7000-lbs each. Based on your photo (thank you) and the weights of Raptor trailers you most likely have 12 x...
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  • Changing from 10 x 1-3/4
  • I do have an option for you but we no longer carry 10 x 1-3/4" brake assemblies. I recommend upgrading to 10 x 2-1/4" brakes as this is the more common size for 3,500 lb axles and will provide greater stopping power. For a set of 10 x 2-1/4" brakes, I recommend taking a look at the Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-35-SA. These brakes are self-adjusting and use a 4 bolt brake mounting flange which is what should be equipped on your AL-KO axles. If you have a different brake mounting...
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  • Replacement Hub/Drum and Brake Assemblies for Trailer with AL-KO 8460 Hubs
  • From past customers we've learned that the AL KO 8460 hub/drum are 5,200 lb capacity drums that have a 6 on 5-1/2 inch bolt pattern. So for a replacement hub you'd want the part # 8-201-5UC3. And then for a pair of brake assemblies you'd want the part # AKEBRK-7-SA like you referenced.
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  • Which Electric Drum Brakes for Dexter Nev-R-Lube Axle 410980-02 Hub 8-388
  • I sent this to Dexter and this is what they sent back: I checked the number and it not a good hub number, and wheel tried pulls up 3,500 sprung axle from 2006 that doesn’t use a Nev-R-Lube hub. I would ask for confirmation on the number or some pictures of the product to confirm replacement parts that will work. If you can get me the info on your hub I can go from there. Look for a number on the outside of the drum.
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  • Electric Brakes for Rockwell 8,000 lb Torsion Axles
  • Electric brakes such as Electric Trailer Brake Kit # AKEBRK-8 do not fit specific axles. These are 8,000 lb rated brakes with a 4-bolt mounting flange pattern and are 12-1/4" diameter x 3-3/8" wide, so you would need that mounting bolt pattern and a hub and drum assembly that allows these brakes to fit. I've added a link to a video review of the brakes for you to take a look at.
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  • Recommendation for Adding Parking Brake to Electric Trailer Brake Assemblies
  • Most trailers do not come with parking brakes, but you can add them with certain electric brake assemblies. If your trailer has 7 inch brakes, then you will want the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit w/ Parking Brakes - 7" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 2.2K # K23-103-104-00. If your trailer has 10 inch brake assemblies, then you will want # K23-086-087-00. These assemblies have a lever and a spring cable location that will give you functionality like a bicycle brake assembly. You...
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  • Parts Needed To Convert a 2017 K-Z Durango Gold G384RLT From Drum to Disc Brakes
  • I have attached for you below a list of parts that you will need to convert your 2017 K-Z Durango Gold G384RLT 5th Wheel Trailer from electric drum to hydraulic disc brakes. If my research is correct, you have two 7,000 lb Dexter Axles but if this is not the case please just let me know. Dexter Disc Brake Kit part # K71-694-695-12 (Grease) or part # K71-694-695-13 (Oil) Dexter DX Series Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator part # K71-651 HydraStar Hydraulic Brake Line Kit part #...
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  • How To Determine If Boat Trailer has 10 Inch or 12 Inch Brake Assemblies
  • When determining if you need 10 inch or 12 inch brake assemblies there are a couple of easy things to check to confirm the fit for your trailer. The first thing is you can measure the diameter of your hub. The second thing is you can look at the brake flange, if it has 4 bolts then it is 10 inch if it has 5 then it is 12 inch. Because you know you have a #84 spindle we can be confident that you have a 3,500 lb axle and you will need the 10 inch assemblies. I recommend the Hydraulic...
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  • Verifying Fitment of Spindle, Hubs, and Brakes
  • Yes, they all work together. You have 10 inch electric brakes, part # AKEBRK-35, which are designed for 10 inch hubs like part # AKHD-545-35-EZ-K. Those hubs use inner bearing # L68149 and outer bearing # L44649 which is exactly what fits onto the spindle # LC134563. Plus, the sipndle has a 4-bolt brake flange for the 10 brakes to mount on. One additional thing to keep in mind is that to install spindle it needs to be completely concentric which is normally done by expereinced...
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  • Difference Between Demco 10 inch Drum Hydraulic Brakes and etrailer.com Brand Brakes
  • The big differences is basically pricing and brands. The part # AKFBBRK-35-D is a pair of Dacromet coated drum, hydraulic brakes that are free-backing. The part # 40716-15 is essentially the same thing buy made by Demco. The etrailer brand is going to cost less since it's our brand and there's not as much markup so it's the better deal. Now the part # 40716-15 is basically just the part # 40716 and # 40715. What doesn't make much sense though is the pricing difference. It would seem...
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  • Replacement for AL-KO 1530116 and 1530117 Brakes
  • I do have an option for you but we don't carry any braking assemblies that are 10" diameter x 1-3/4" wide. These are an oddball size and would be best replaced with something more modern so you can access replacement parts if needed. There would also be an upgrade in regards to braking power. For this, I recommend using the Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-35-SA for self-adjust or part # AKEBRK-35 for manual adjust. These will be a direct replacement, no drilling or cutting required....
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  • Recommended Brake Assemblies and Drums for Dexter P-11 model SLR SND 490400 Axle
  • I reached out to my contact at Dexter and based on the information you gave, they said is it a spring axle with a 3500 lb capacity. Based on that, I recommend the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 3.5K # 23-468-469 which comes with the backing plate and the 4 bolt mounting pattern. For your drum assemblies, I recommend the Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly for 3,500-lb E-Z Lube Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 4-1/2 # 84546UC3-EZ...
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  • Replacement Brake Assemblies for Trailer with Dexter 12k Axles
  • We do have the correct brake assemblies you are needing for your Dexter 12k axles that has 5 inch wide assemblies that attach with a 6 lug bolt pattern. The best option is the etrailer.com assemblies part # AKEBRK-12 that come with both sides. The price on these compared to the Dexter equivalents # 23-442-443 is considerably better and the quality is essentially the exact same.
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  • What is Needed to Add Electric Brakes to Utility Trailer?
  • In order to add electric brakes to your trailer you are going to need to switch to a hub and drum assembly. For 3,500 lb axles with 15 inch wheels you may be able to use # AKHD-545-35-K but you are going to need to make sure you have a brake mounting flange. I've added a link to our page with flanges so you can find the correct one. The hub and drum assembly I've mentioned uses inner bearing L68149 and outer bearing L44649 and is compatible with # 84 spindles. Your current hub will need...
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  • Drum Brake Replacement Assemblies for Use with Titan Actuator
  • Thanks for the photo and tape measure. That makes it fairly easy to help you get what you need. You need 3500 lb single servo brake assemblies. My recommendation is the Hydraulic Brake Kit - Dacromet - 10" - Left/Right Hand # AKFBBRK-35-D. The Dacromet is for increased corrosion resistance. You could alternatively use the Hydraulic Trailer Brake Kit # AKFBBRK-35 for a standard protection against corrosion or even upgrade to the Demco Galvanized set # 18788-87 for superior rust...
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  • Disc Brake Kit that Fits Dexter 9,000 lb Axle
  • For a 9k Dexter axle we have the Kodiak kit part # K2HR958QD11 as a confirmed fit. This also works with 17.5 inch single wheels like what you have as well.
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  • Trouble Removing Spindle Nut On Dexter 10K Axle
  • Thank you for your purchase of the Electric Trailer Brake Kit w/ Dust Shields part # AKEBRK-10. In some cases, you can remove the spindle nut with a set of channel locks but in others you will need to use a socket and ratchet or even possible a breaker bar depending on how long the spindle nut has been on there. If you have access to a torch you can heat the nut up as that will help to remove it but otherwise you just need to use more force. For a new tang washer you can use part # 5-59.
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  • How to Find Replacement Electric Drum Brakes for a Trailer
  • If you need to find the size of the correct replacement braking assembly for your boat trailer you will need to remove the trailer hub and measure the inside contact patch with the shoes which you can see in the attached photo. You will also want to make note of how many bolts hold the braking assembly to the axle. The most common two are the Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-35 for 3,500 lb axles with a four bolt brake mounting flange or the Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-6...
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  • Replacement Electric Brakes for 4,200 lb Axle on Coachmen Apex Nano Trailer
  • Though I would not be able to answer for parts that are on your trailer now, it is a good idea for your brakes to match your axle's weight capacity. As for a replacement, I could not find a reference to the brakes you have now, and the only replacements that fit a 10" x 2-1/4" drum have a 4-bolt mounting flange or a very specific 4-bolt flange with 2.83" x 2.83" spacing. Since the brake kit you referenced has a 4-bolt flange do you have 2.83" x 2.83" spacing or need a different size?
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  • Replacement Brakes and Bearings for 1993 Mastercraft Boat Trailer
  • Before you choose brakes or bearings you should verify what's currently on your trailer. If it is a 3,500 pound axle part # AKEBRK-35-SA will likely fit if the trailer has electric drum brakes. Both sides are included and labeled. They're also self-adjusting so you only need to set the adjustment when you first install them and then leave them alone. You can measure the inner diameter of your drums to find if this fit or not. One of two bearing kits is likely what you need. You should...
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  • Troubleshooting Trailer Brake Assemblies That are New And Seemingly Weak
  • The Hayes/AL-KO Electric Trailer Brake Kit # 10257-59 that you installed is a self-adjusting set of brake assemblies. Since you had the gain of your brake controller cranked all the way up and the brakes didn't lock up I'd suspect the trailer needs a few more applications of the brakes to fully get adjusted. If you haven't tried this already I would try towing the trailer at a slow speed and then applying the brakes several times with the manual override lever and you should feel them get...
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  • Replacement Trailer Brakes, Bearings, and Seals for Dexter 6K Trailer Axles
  • We do have brakes for the 6,000 pound Dexter axle on your 2013 Open Range Roamer. That size takes 12" x 2" brakes. For a set of self-adjusting brakes in this size I recommend # AKEBRK-7-SA. The bearing kit for the 6k Dexter axles will be either # BK3-100 or # BK3-110. There are a couple of differences between these two sets. Set # BK3-100 includes a cotter pin and a 10-36 seal which has an inner diameter of 2.250 inches and outer diameter of 3.376 inches. Set # BK3-110 includes...
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  • Titan Disc Brake Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator Not Working with Factory Brake Controller
  • For your Titan Disc Brake Kit with BrakeRite EOH actuator, the issue with the two trucks you are using is the factory brake controllers are not directly compatible with your actuator. You will need the Titan BrakeRite EHB Adapter for Ford/Chevy Integral Brake Controllers # T4846000. I've attached a video to assist. Your other option is to use a different controller like the Prodigy P2 # 90195 or if you don't want to change the factory integrated brake controller the Curt Echo # C51180...
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  • Upgrading from an Electric Drum to a Disc EOH Braking System for a 2018 Jayco Eagle 321RSTS
  • We do have the means for you to swap out the electric brakes currently on your 2018 Jayco Eagle 321RSTS, like part # AKEBRK-7-SA, so that you have a hydraulic system that is compatible with the electric brake controller on your 2016 Chevy Silverado 3500 Duramax. I recommend going with either the Dacromet # K2HR526D or Dacromet and Stainless # K2HR526DS Kodiak Disc Brake Kit (1 set per axle), which both have a 6 on 5-1/2" bolt patter, and then the HydraStar Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator...
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  • Converting Three 7,000 Pound Dexter Axles to Electric Over Hydraulic Brakes
  • I can certainly help you out with a disc brake set up on your trailer. The first thing we need to find out in order to select the correct parts would be the inner and outer bearing numbers stamped into the sides of the bearings in the hubs you have now. With that information I can ensure that we get you the right parts. I would also need to know the bolt pattern of the wheels and what kind of braking system the trailer currently has. Also, do all 3 of the axles have brake mounting flanges?...
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  • Adjustable Electric Trailer Brakes for 4,400 lb Axle
  • Thank you for the photo, which has your axle's capacity at 4,400 lbs; what that means is the correct self-adjusting trailer brakes are the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 4,400 lbs # K23-478-479. If instead you were referring to brakes which are manually adjustable then you would need the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 4,400 lbs # K23-462-463-00; you would also need the Brake Adjustment...
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  • Troubleshooting Electric Trailer Brake Assembly Magnets
  • We have an article to assist with checking your brake magnets like you are stating. The resistance will go down because the brake magnets are connected in parallel. Since the voltage doesn't change, the amperage draw needs to increase to power the magnets. This is Ohms law in action based on my research. You obviously already have a multimeter like # BTMT15 so if you determine based on the article that you need to replace magnets, I recommend # BP01-180 for 12 inch Dexter assemblies...
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  • Determining Correct Electric Brake Assemblies for 2,200 Pound Axles on Viking Pop Up Camper
  • As long as you have 7 inch x 1-1/4 inch drums on your newly acquired trailer, there is no reason you can't install the Dexter Electric Brake Kit # 23-47-48 for 2,000 Pound Axles instead of the # K23-103-104-00 that you referenced for 2,200 Pound Axles. Both brake assemblies are the exact same size, are compatible with 10, 12 and 13 inch wheels, and feature a 4 bolt mounting flange pattern. You will just want to make sure this bolt pattern matches up to your existing mounting flanges....
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  • Fitting Trailer with 3500 lb Axles with Brake Assemblies and Hub/Drums
  • Based on the brake mounting flange dimensions you have you can easily install brake assemblies like the # AKEBRK-35-SA which will bolt right up. The trick though is going to be picking out the correct hub/drums for your spindles so that we can then pick the correct brake assemblies. Before we get into that though this does not add additional width to the trailer axle. Since you said you have 3,500 lb trailer axles with a 5 bolt pattern the most likely hubs you'd need are the part # 84546UC3-EZ...
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  • Replacement 12-1/4 Inch x 3-3/8 Inch Braking Assembly with Four Bolt Brake Mounting Flange
  • If the braking assemblies you have now are indeed 12-1/4" x 3-3/8" and use a four bolt brake mounting flange then you are going to want to use the Electric Trailer Brake Kit w/ Dust Shields part # AKEBRK-8, not the Electric Trailer Brake Kit w/ Dust Shields part # AKEBRK-10. I have attached a photo which shows the correct way to measure your braking assembles for replacement. You will also need to verify that the bolt holes on your brake mounting flange are 3-7/16" apart on center from...
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  • Can I Use K2HR35D On A 6,000 Lb Trailer Axle
  • I have an option for you but the Kodiak Disc Brake Kit part # K2HR35D is designed for 3,500 lb axles so it is not a fit for a 6,000 lb axle. They are 10" brakes and a 6,000 lb trailer axle would require a 12" assembly like part # K2HR526DKG which have a 6 on 5-1/2 bolt pattern. The disc brake set includes dacromet plated hub and rotor assemblies with stainless steel bolts so they are great for boat applications. The bearing kit that fits this hub is part # DBRKHW6SS. You would need...
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  • Comparing the Dexter Duo-Servo Brake Kit with the etrailer Uni-Servo Brake Kit
  • The Dexter Hydraulic Drum Brake Kit # 23-336-337 that you mentioned are Duo-Servo brakes meaning they deliver the same amount of braking whether you are driving either forward or in reverse. The Hydraulic Trailer Brake Kit # AKUBRK-7 that you referenced are Uni-Servo brakes which means that they will still apply braking when going in reverse, just not as much (about 20% total power) as the Duo-Servo brakes. Unless you plan on doing a lot of backing up with your trailer and you need...
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  • What Synthetic Oil Should I Use for Oil Bath Hubs?
  • When it comes to keeping your Kodiak Disc Brakes # K2HR79E lubricated you'll want to use the Kodiak Synthetic Bearing Oil for Oil Bath Hubs # XLPROLUBE. This is a synthetic oil specifically designed for oil bath bearings and will work very well on your new oil bath setup.
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  • Will etrailer Self-Adjusting Electric Trailer Brake Kit for 10,000 lb Axle Work on Dexter Hubs
  • Yes, the self-adjusting Electric Trailer Brake Kit w/ Dust Shields # AKEBRK-10 will work on Dexter Axle hub and drums, so long as you have the appropriate 7-bolt brake mounting flange. These brake assemblies are rated for 10,000 lb axles and only require the Mounting Hardware # BRKH122510 to install. I've added a link to a video review for you to check out as well.
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  • Replacement Hub/Drums and Brake Assemblies for Dexter P-29 SLR D52 Trailer Axle
  • For a 5,200 lb D52 Dexter trailer hub/drum we have the part # 8-201-9UC3-EZ which fits your spindle and comes with the bearings and seals. For a set of self adjusting brake assemblies then you'd want the part # AKEBRK-7-SA and you'd be set.
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  • Recommended Brakes for 14,000 pound 2013 Raptor 5th Wheel Trailer
  • I'm assuming the trailer has electric drum brakes and they should be 12 inch brake assemblies. If not let me know but if I'm right I recommend part # AKEBRK-7-SA. These are self adjusting brakes so once you set them up you won't need to adjust them again. You also need the mounting bolts and hardware with part # BRKH12.
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  • Parts Needed To Convert from Electric Drum to Hydraulic Disc On Trailer with 9K Axles
  • In order to convert from electric drum brakes to hydraulic disc brakes on your 2017 Texas Pride Car Hauler Trailer you will need the following parts: Kodiak Disc Brake Kit part # K2HR958QD11 HydraStar Marine Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator Kit part # HS381-9067 Kodiak Hydraulic Brake Line Kit part # 24TR-BLKIT The HydraStar Actuators are a favorite here at etrailer as they have proven time and time again to be very reliable and perform extremely well.
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  • Disc Brake Replacement Parts for 2011 E-Z Loader Tandem Axle Boat Trailer
  • We can help you with replacement disc brake parts like calipers and oil bath hub/rotors for your E-Z Loader trailer. Since we have no way to look up your trailer VIN to find those specific parts I contacted them for help identifying the details on your trailer. Your spindles/hubs use bearings # L68149 and # L44649 so this means you can use Kodiak # KHR10D (dacromet finish). It has the 5-on-4-1/2 bolt pattern and includes bearings and races. EZ Loader said the oil seals are hard to find...
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  • Using Surge Brake Actuator on Trailer with Fold-Away Coupler Hinge
  • If your trailer is equipped with a fold-away coupler hinge like # FHDPB330301 then you can still use a surge brake actuator like the excellent Zinc-Plated # 099-175-20. The only thing you will want to add is a flexible brake line across the hinge like the Titan # T0776500 to accommodate this function. Please note that the Kodiak Disc Brake Kit # K2HR35D referenced in your question includes rotor-and-hub assemblies, calipers, mounting brackets, and mounting bolts but it does not include...
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  • Adding Brakes to Utility Trailer with Custom 3,500 lb Axle with 6 on 5-1/2 Bolt Pattern
  • Since you're looking for a relatively easy installation and your camper only has a single 3,500 lb axle, your best option is to add electric brakes. These will work well to provide safe and reliable breaking on your fully loaded trailer and do not require major modifications like adding a hydraulic brake actuator or running hydraulic brake lines, which is the case when adding drum or disc hydraulic brakes to a trailer. If you already have hubs with integrated drums on your trailer,...
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  • Adding Disc Brakes to 2010 Forest River Cedar Creek Silverback 5th Wheel Trailer
  • The Kodiak Disc Brake Kit # K2HR712D should work great for your 2010 Forest River Cedar Creek Silverback 5th wheel camper. Since this kit is rated for your 7K axles there isn't any concern with having the smaller 1/2" lugs. Most wheels are compatible with both size studs as well. I honestly haven't heard of just a 14125 bearing before so I'd imagine that whoever manufactured your bearing made it to fit the specs for the # 14125A bearing. All you need to do to verify this is measure the...
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  • Can Self-Adjusting and Manual Adjusting Braking Assemblies Be Mixed
  • It is not advised to mix self-adjusting and manual adjusting braking assemblies on the same axle. It is also not advised to use self-adjusting braking assemblies on one axle and manual adjusting braking assemblies on the other. The result of doing so would be uneven braking pressure which would result in control issues as well as safety concerns. If you have a 3,500 lb axle or multiple 3,500 lb axles on your trailer then you will need to use the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake...
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  • Replacement Drum Brakes Assembly for 10,000 lb Dexter Axle
  • We have drum brake assemblies for your 10K Dexter axles. If you want the electric assemblies, we have the Dexter Electric Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting - 12-1/4" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 9K to 10K # 23-450-451 if your hubs are 12-1/4 by 3-3/8 inches. If your hubs are the 4 inch width, then you will use the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit # 23-438-439. If you have hydraulic brakes we have the following: # 23-410-411 for 12-1/4 x 3-3/8 inch drum # K23-524-00-2 for 12-1/4 x 3-1/2...
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  • Parts Needed to Upgrade From 7K to 8K Axle and Convert to Electric Over Hydraulic Brakes
  • In order to change from an 7,000 pound axle to an 8,000 pound axle you will need to replace the entire axle with an 8K model. You will not be able to add any parts to your current axle to upgrade it to an 8,000 pound capacity. We do not currently have any 8,000 pound axles available but you will want to find one that features the same hub face and spring center length to what you currently have. Then in order to convert from electric drum brakes to electric over hydraulic disc brakes...
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  • Replacement Brake Assemblies for 2010 Coleman Pop-Up Tent Trailer
  • For your Coleman pop-up camper, it looks like you have 7 inch assemblies. I recommend the Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 7" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 2,000 lbs # AKEBRK-2. These will mount directly to your 4 bolt brake flanges on your axle for an easy installation. It looks like you currently have Dexter brake assemblies, so if you want that brand then I recommend the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 7" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 2,000 lbs # 23-47-48. I've attached...
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  • Are Kodiak Disc Brake Kits Compatible with Hydrastar 1600 PSI Electric Over Hydraulic Actuators
  • Absolutely! Disc brake kit # K2HR35D is compatible with the Hydrastar 1600 psi actuators including # HBA16, # HS381-9067, # HS381-8067, and kits with lines, # CAR-HBA16-2 and # HBA16-252-82. It will also work older models as long as they were designed to be used with disc brakes.
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  • Replacement Drum Assemblies for AL-KO 8490 Hubs
  • According to my research, AL-KO 8490 references an AL-KO hub for 3,500 lb axles with a 10 x 2-1/4" drum and a 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern. For a drum assembly that will work with these hubs I recommend taking a look at the Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-35-SA for self-adjust or part # AKEBRK-35 for manual adjust. If you would also like to replace the hub then as long as your existing AL-KO hub uses an L68149 inner bearing and an L44649 outer bearing, the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly...
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  • Replacement Braking Assembly for Offset Four Bolt Brake Mounting Flange
  • The Dexter Electric Brake Kit part # 23-105-106-09 is the only braking assemblies we have that will work with the offset four bolt brake mounting flange. The dimensions of these assemblies are 12" diameter x 2" wide therefore yes, will work with your existing drums. Unfortunately, the offset four bolt brake mounting flange is not very common so the list of compatible parts is very limited. If you would like to replace the hub/drum instead of using you old ones then you will want to...
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  • Parts Needed to Convert 2008 Inferno Toyhauler to Disc Brakes
  • The Kodiak Disc Brake Kit # K2HR79E fits your Lippert 6k axles and has the 8 lug bolt pattern like you need so it would be exactly what you'd want. You'd need a set for each axle. For bearings you'll need part # 25580 and # 02475 for each assembly plus the seal # RG06-070 for each assembly. For a triple-axle disc brake trailer you will want a 1600-psi electric-over-hydraulic actuator to ensure sufficient operating pressure. We offer a nice kit from CTS, the HydraStar Marine Electric...
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  • How to Determine Correct Over-the-Hub Disc Brakes for Boat Trailer
  • There are a few things that you will need to know in order to choose the right disc brake kit for your 2003 DHM boat trailer. I assume you have idler hubs and are replacing your brakes so you already have a 4-bolt brake mounting flange # 4-35 as well as an actuator and brake lines. If so, the first thing you need to know to get the right brakes is the axle capacity you have, and the other is your bolt pattern. If you aren't sure what your bolt pattern is I've linked a help article as...
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  • Replacement Brakes and Hub/Drum Assembly for 2011 Lippert 4,400 lb Axle
  • Thank you for the picture of the axle tag! I reached out to Lippert and I was able to confirm the that the Dexter 10" Electric Trailer Brake Kit # K23-462-463-00 is a fit for your 4,400 lb axle. These are the standard manual adjusting brakes but we also have the Nev-R-Adjust (self-adjusting) brakes as well as part # K23-478-479 if you'd like to go that route. The hub/drum assembly isn't included with this kit but it is available as part # 8-407-5UC3-EZ. This has a 6 on 5-1/2" bolt...
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  • What is the Difference Between 3.5K and 4.4K Electric Trailer Brakes
  • Most of the time brakes of the same size but with different capacities have different magnets. A larger magnet is needed for a higher capacity. If you were to go to larger capacity brakes they may seem too aggressive for the load. In that case you can reduce the power output from the brake controller. A 4,400 pound axle is not all that common so I am willing to bet that you have 3,500 pound axles. The ideal set of self-adjusting 10x2-1/4 inch brakes for you is # AKEBRK-35-SA. I have...
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  • Comparing 7 inch Trailer Brake Assembly Brands
  • For the trailer brake assembly size of 7 inch by 1-1/4 inch we have two brands. We have the Dexter brand which many refer to as the nicest on the market, and we have our etrailer.com house brand of assemblies. Which are also great, but since they are our brand we are able to offer them at a really hard to beat price. So the Dexter kit part # 23-47-48 will fit and work great on your trailer, but for a set that will work just as well and at a much better price the part # AKEBRK-2 would...
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  • Electric Trailer Brakes for Boat Trailer With 2,000 lb Axles
  • Thanks for the photo and it looks like you do have 2,000 lb axles so you can use Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 7" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 2,000 lbs # 23-47-48 so long as you have a 4-bolt brake mounting flange such as the Brake Mounting Flange for 1-3/4" Round Trailer Axles - 2K # 4-34 as well as a 7" hub and drum like the Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly for 2,000-lb Axles - 7" - 5 on 4-1/2 # 8-257-5UC3. If you need a new hub and drum assembly you do need to know...
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  • Does the 3.5K Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit Come with Bearings
  • The Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit # 23-468-469 comes only with the brake assemblies. For the correct bearing kit that fits hub and drum assemblies like part # 84546UC3-EZ or # 84656UC3-EZ which are used with these brakes you need Kit # BK2-100. This comes with an # L44649 bearing and matching race, an # L68149 bearing and matching race, plus a 10-19 seal with an ID of 1.719" and an OD of 2.565" as well as a cotter pin and tang washer. I have attached installation videos...
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  • Parts Needed to Convert Boat Trailer to Electric Over Hydraulic Drum Brakes and Replacement Coupler
  • We do have everything you need to convert to 12" electric over hydraulic drum brakes for your boat trailer: - Hydraulic Brake Kit 12" - Free Backing # AKFBBRK-7-D - Mounting Bolts and Hardware for 12" Brake Assemblies # BRKH12 - HydraStar Vented Marine Electric Over Hydraulic Actuator for Drum Brakes # HS381-8065 - HydraStar Hydraulic Brake Line Kit - Tandem Axle # HS496-252 - Breakaway Kit with Built-In Battery Charger # 50-85-313 - Titan Zinc-Plated Straight-Tongue Coupler # T4853100 The...
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  • Replacement Electric Brakes and Grease Seal for Lippert 4,400 Pound Axle
  • For your Lippert 4,400 pound axle I definitely recommend going with 4,400 pound electric brake assemblies. Lower rated assemblies will have a weaker magnet that won't provide sufficient stopping for a heavier trailer like yours. For this the Dexter Electric Brake Kit # K23-462-463-00 or the Nev-R-Adjust # K23-478-479 for easier maintenance will work perfectly. Both the Left and Right Hand assemblies are included with these kits. I reached out to Lippert and was able to track down the...
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  • Recommended Dexter Electric Drum Brakes for 4000-lb Axles on 5th Wheel Trailer
  • We have electric drum brakes rated for 4400-lb axles (and hydraulic drum brakes rated for 3750- and 5200-lb axles) but none rated for exactly 4000-lbs. For electric drum brakes in the 10 x 2-1/4-inch size for a 5th wheel the 4400-lb-rated brakes will be fine. I suggest using Dexter kit # K23-462-463-00 which is a left- and right-hand set of manual-adjust brakes with the 4-bolt mounting pattern. These work with trailer wheels from 13- to 15-inches. When you install the new brakes either...
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  • Replacement Brakes for Unknown Dexter Axle on 1987 Fleetwood 5th Wheel Trailer
  • For your braking assembly you will simply need to measure your hub diameter or the backing plate on your brake assembly and the thickness of your hubs. You will either need the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 3,000 lbs # K23-472-473-00 that are 10 x 1-1/2 inches or the wider brake shoe assemblies # 23-468-469 that are 10 x 2-1/4 inches. If you have 7 inch assemblies, you will want # K23-103-104-00. If you have hydraulic brakes, you will either...
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  • Recommended Self-Adjusting Brake Assemblies for 6,000 lb Dexter Axles on Tandem Axle Trailer
  • For your 6,000 lb Dexter axles, you can use either the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit - 12" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 6K # 23-458-459 (one kit per axle) to stay with the same name brand, or you can use the Electric Trailer Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting - 12" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies - 5.2K to 7K # AKEBRK-7-SA (again one kit per axle) made by AxleTek. They are comparable in quality, and either will work fine with your current axle and hubs. I've attached an...
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  • Are Initial Adjustments Necessary for Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Trailer Brake Assemblies
  • Technically speaking, it's not really necessary to pre-adjust Nev-R-Adjust brakes. You'd find a big empty parking lot, set your brake controller gain to 50 percent or so and speed up to 25. Then hit the manual brake switch on your brake controller without using the tow vehicle brakes. These should be hard stops. Once you do this a few time, you'll feel the brakes becoming more and more effective. Once you've done this 6 or 8 times and the braking intensity doesn't seem to change, then you...
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  • Replacement Brake Assemblies for a 7K Trailer with 12 x 3 inch Brake Assemblies
  • If you are just wanting to get new brake assemblies you could use part # AKEBRK-7-SA for 12 x 2 assemblies for electric brakes or part # AKUBRK-7 for hydraulic brakes. These measure 12 x 2 inches so they will fit in the hubs you have now, plus they are rated for up to 7,000 lbs axles like that you have. They also fit a brake mounting flange that has a 5 bolt pattern. Although this will work, I recommend going ahead and replacing your drums as well so that you have an entirely new system...
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  • How to Properly Adjust etrailer.com 3,500 lb Hydraulic Brake Kit for Installation
  • Yes, the best way to tighten your Hydraulic Brake Kit # AKFBBRK-35-D is to use the Brake Adjustment Spoon # W80630 at the plug in the back until you can't turn the hub/drum by hand and then back it off 10 clicks.
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  • Are Certain 12 Inch Brake Assemblies Interchangeable?
  • The brake assemblies you referenced are the same except the Dexter Nev-R-Adjust Electric Trailer Brake Kit # 23-458-459 are self-adjusting while the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit # 23-105-106 require manual adjustment with a part such as # W80630. Please note that brake assemblies should only be chosen in part by the weight capacity of your axle. They also need to fit with your correct hub size, mounting flange bolt pattern and wheel size. Each of these assemblies work with 6,000...
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  • Recommended Brake Assemblies for Karavan Boat Trailer with 3500 lb Axle
  • For your brake assemblies, I recommend the Demco Hydraulic Brake Kit - Free Backing - Galvanized - 10" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 3.5K # 40716-15. These galvanized assemblies will work very well for saltwater or freshwater use, resisting corrosion. The free backing design allows you to back up without using the lockout on your coupler. This will absolutely fit your 3500 lb axle. For your Bearing Buddies, bearings, and seals, you very likely have the standard size 84 spindle...
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  • Parts Recommendation for Converting to Electric/Hydraulic Disc Brakes on 2017 Montana 3160RL
  • Since you have Dexter 7,000 lb axles the Kodiak Disc Brake kit part # K2HR712D is the correct kit. You'd need a kit for each of your axles that you want disc brakes on. This kit is also Dacromet coated which means it will resist corrosion for a very long time. You'll also need bearings part # 25580 and # 14125A as well as the seals part # RG06-070. Then for an actuator kit with brake lines and everything else you'll need I recommend the HydraStar Electric-Hydraulic Actuator w/ Line...
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  • Could Stainless Steel Slip-On Kodiak Disc Brake Kit K2R35S Replace Tie Down Kit
  • If you can verify that your trailer has idler hubs that have a 5 on 4-1/2 inch bolt pattern (the most common bolt pattern by far) the # K2R35S will fit and work great. They also will attach directly to the brake lines you have already preset as well.
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  • Choosing Between Dexter Axle and Axle-Tech Replacement Brakes for a 2009 Palomino Pony Pop-Up
  • Both the Dexter Electric Trailer Brake Kit # 23-47-48 and the Electric Trailer Brake Kit # AKEBRK-2 are excellent options to replace the brake assemblies on your 2009 Palomino Pony pop-up camper. A lot of the Dexter Axle kit price comes from the name in all honesty. This is mostly because they have been around for a long time and they really know what they are doing so you can trust their quality. The brake kit that we sell is made by Axle-Tech which is also a great company it just isn't...
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  • Hydraulic Brake Line for Hydraulic Drum Brake Assembly # AKUBRK-35-D
  • The Hydraulic Trailer Brake Kit - Uni-Servo - Dacromet - 10" - Left/Right Hand Assemblies - 3.5K # AKUBRK-35-D will fit the traditional 3/16 inch brake lines like # 18SI-BLKIT or # 20TA-BLKIT which have the thread size of 3/8"-24. You shouldn't need an adapter fitting unless you have the larger 1/4 inch brake lines. In that case the Replacement Adapter Fitting for Titan Hydraulic Brake Kits - 1/4" to 3/16" # T4871700 would be used.
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  • How To Add Brakes to a 2006 Coachman Clipper Pop-up Camper
  • Yes, the Electric Trailer Brake Kit part # AKEBRK-2 and the Dexter Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly part # 8-173-16UC3-EZ are correct for your pop-up camper based on the information that you provided. The braking assemblies do not come with the lock nuts and washers so you can obtain these using the Mounting Hardware Kit part # BRKH7. In order to complete your setup you will also want to use the Trailer Wiring 7-Way Upgrade Kit part # e99011. The main difference between the Curt Reflex...
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  • Recommendation for Adding Electric Trailer Brakes to Trailer with 3,500 lb Axles & 5 on 5 Inch Hubs
  • For your 3500 lb axles, I recommend starting with the Electric Trailer Brake Kit - Self-Adjusting - 10" - Left and Right Hand Assemblies # AKEBRK-35-SA. These assemblies will self-adjust to ensure you have the best braking without needing to manually adjust them every few months. Then for your 5 on 5 inch hubs, I recommend the Trailer Hub and Drum Assembly - 3,500-lb Axles - 10" Diameter - 5 on 5 # AKHD-550-35-K. If you have the spindles with the integrated grease zerk, then you will...
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