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Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs

Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 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 13" to 15" 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 - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs part number 20545I-EZ-72-15 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Dexter Axle Trailer Axles

  • 2000 lbs
  • 72 Inch Long
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • 5 on 4-1/2
  • 58 Inch
  • Idler Hubs
  • Easy Lube Spindles
  • Dexter Axle

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 13" to 15" 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: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Tubing outer diameter: 1-3/4"
  • Spindle size: 1-1/16"
  • Grease cap outer diameter: 1.986"
  • Wheel stud diameter: 1/2"
  • 6-1/2" Diameter hub flange, for use with 13" - 15" wheels


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 - 2,000 lbs

8-258-5UC1-EZ Dexter Easy Lube Trailer Hub Assembly for 13" to 15" Wheels - 2,000-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - L44649

L11402 LubriMatic Marine Trailer Wheel Bearing Grease - 14 oz. Cartridge

Item # 20545I-EZ-72-15






Customer Reviews

Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs - EZ-Lube - 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs - 20545I-EZ-72-15

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (240 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 13" to 15" wheels. EZ-Lube spindles for simple lubrication.

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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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I got just what I needed and I use the trailer a lot



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I'm very happy with the axle w/ idler hubs installed on my RoadRunner 2000lb trailer hauling my 16ft Boston Whaler. The package arrived missing one wheel bearing and a damaged dust cap however eTrailer customer service was quick to resolve the issue. I'm happy with the customer service I received and after watching eTrailer's DIY videos, installing the new axle was a breeze. I would recommend eTrailer to anybody needing quick cost effective trailer repair/upgrades.



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This has put my trailer back on the road. Took about an hour to install, including hand packing the four wheel bearings with grease. This may not have been necessary with the EZ-Lube option, but I'm really picky about bearing lubrication. After installation was complete, I did use the fitting on the end of the spindle to pump the hubs full of grease, and I'm sure this will negate any need to disassemble the hubs in the future just to grease the bearings.



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This axle was the closest fit to what I needed for my drift boat trailer. I had to modify the trailer a bit, but overall it was an easy install. The only problem was that one of the grease cups got dented during shipping and wouldn't fit. I called the company and was sent a new one. I got a little grief from the person who took my call because I'd tossed the rubber plug out when I threw the dented cup away. I could have done without the lecture that I got from the call taker.



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I purchased an entire axle 'package' so I could put a leaf spring suspension under my vintage 1980 utility trailer that never had a suspension before. All of the products arrived securely packaged and I received everything I had ordered. The parts all went together exactly as they should, and the Etrailer video's and .PDF Instruction files were very helpful in assemblying everything. I'd definitely recommend these axle/suspension products! Steve



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I purchased a replacement axle for my Luodo 3500lb Trailer. Geoffrey was great and very helpful. The only thing was the new axle has a 2" diameter replacing a 3" diameter axle. I wish I new that when I made the purchase. I would of bought new u-bolts and mounting hardware as well. No big deal, light weight trailer. Other than that I will be doing business with them again. Excellent service...They also sent me a tube of grease for the new hubs and bearings that I was not expecting. Thank you



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All items were well packaged. I was happy that etrailer called me to let me know that a few items were back ordered and an expected shipping date to see if it still suited my schedule (which it did). I think all the items shipped the next day. Shipping was very fast and FREE. I will use etrailer for any future towing needs. Excellent communication and the helpful staff make this a great business to deal with.



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The axle fit perfectly and delivery was very quick. It would have been helpful if I was told the axle was round as my damaged axle was square. That means I had to scramble around locally and find u-bolts that fit as my square bolts wouldn’t hold the new axle securely....



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good quality and great installation videos the only issues were grease was crushed in box and retaining ring was missing but the quick response of the support staff in getting another out to me was fantastic. Job well done



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Very user friendly,I had two orders,both arrived earlier than expected, all parts and everything was as described, packaged very well,seems to be good quality...would recommend etrailer.com to anyone looking for quality trailer parts at good cost..Thank you!!



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This has put my trailer back on the road. Took about an hour to install, including hand packing the four wheel bearings with grease. This may not have been necessary with the EZ-Lube option, but I'm really picky about bearing lubrication. After installation was complete, I did use the fitting on the end of the spindle to pump the hubs full of grease, and I'm sure this will negate any need to disassemble the hubs in the future just to grease the bearings.



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The trailer axle assembly was sent promptly and was easy to assemble. Great quality and easy to put together with the helpful videos you have on the etrailer website. Thanks for everything!



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Easy installation, product operating as it should pleased with price!


Comments
No problems still working like new
Bill G - 11/12/2017



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Axle and all parts still holding up!



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Used for a replacement axle it fit like a glove no problems very good service.



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Product knowledge is an important to me, understanding the diffence in two parts that appear the same is why you need to shop here too. Getting your parts the next day with free shipping. I will let you add that up in your own head.



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Excellent axle. Easy to install. No problems after one year and more than 1000+ miles.



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Like a brand new trailer



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Please be patient ,will be back with good story and pictures soon.I have VA appointments Im going thru right now. Thankyou



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Product is excellent. Shipping is fast



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EVERYTHING FIT PERFECT THANK YOU



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Review from a similar EZ Lube Axle w Idler Hubs in Trailer Axles


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


Comments
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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Review from a similar EZ Lube Axle w Idler Hubs in Trailer Axles


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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Review from a similar EZ Lube Axle w Idler Hubs in Trailer Axles


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!!


Comments
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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    The Dexter Trailer Axle # 20545I-EZ-72-15 does appear to be the closest to your measurements on your 2000 Trailstar Tracker. It has a hub face to hub face of 72" which would be near the same as your 75" tip to tip length that you measured. The axle has a Spring center of 58" which compared to your 58.5" measurement may just be a difference how the U-bolts were tightened. Axle manufactures tend to use the hub face to hub face measurements as this will give a more accurate representation...
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  • Are New Leaf Springs Required When Installing Dexter 2K Axle
    If the spring center and hub face measurements are the same between two axles then they will be cross-compatible assuming they are the same type. The Dexter Trailer Axle w/ Idler Hubs part # 20545I-EZ-72-15 measures 58" at the spring center and 72" at the hub face. The leaf spring will not need to be replaced unless they are worn, you will however need new u-bolts for the axle. The U-Bolt Kit for Mounting 2,000-lb Axles part # APUBR-10 is correct.
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  • Replacement Hub Assembly with 15123 Inner Bearing and 09067 Outer Bearing
    Unfortunately it doesn't look like we've got any hubs that will work for this size spindle. For that reason, your best bet is likely going to be to replace the entire axle with a new one # 20545I-EZ-72-15 which comes with hubs included with a 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern, and the EZ lube spindles allow you to keep your bearings well lubricated. You will want to verify that your current axle's dimensions measure 72" from hub face to hub face and 58" from spring center to spring center, in...
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  • Replacement Axle for 5 x 10 Utility Trailer
    Thank you for all the information; you seem to know the measurements you need, which are hub face to hub face and spring center to spring center. The closest axle we have to the measurements you gave is the Dexter # 20545I-ST-72-15, which measures 72" from hub face to hub face and 58" from spring center to spring center as shown in the accompanying photo. This axle has a 2,000 lb capacity, have idler hubs with a 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern (I have attached a link to a help article on determining...
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