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Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with Standard Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs

Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with Standard Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs

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Round trailer axle beam measures 72" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 58" from spring center to spring center. Lowest Prices for the best trailer axles from Dexter. Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with Standard Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs part number T20BTR-7258 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-833-496-1390 for expert service.
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Dexter Trailer Axles - T20BTR-7258

  • 2000 lbs
  • 72 Inch Long
  • 58 Inch
  • Spindles Only
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • No Hubs
  • Dexter
  • Standard Spindles

Round trailer axle beam measures 72" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 58" from spring center to spring center.


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 (sold separately)
    • Low ride height makes it easier to load and unload your trailer
  • Straight spindles - no drop
    • Standard grease application
  • Spring seats and spindles are welded on
  • Limited 2-year warranty


Specs:

  • Weight capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • Hub-face-to-hub-face length: 72"
  • Spring-center-to-spring-center length: 58"
  • Tubing outer diameter: 1-3/4"
  • Spindle size: 1-1/16"
    • Spindle washer sold separately
  • Bearings (sold separately):
    • Inner bearing: L44649
    • Outer bearing: L44649


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 (when hubs are mounted on the beam).


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.


Dexters

Dexters 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.



7488186 Dexter Replacement Axle Beam - 60" Hub Face - 48" Spring Center - 2,000 lbs

Replaces T20BTR-7258






Customer Reviews

Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with Standard Spindles - 72" Long - 2,000 lbs - T20BTR-7258

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (102 Customer Reviews)

Round trailer axle beam measures 72" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 58" from spring center to spring center.

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Great replacement axel for my home built trailer! Very knowledgeable sales staff, great help.




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Great axle. Very pleased with it. I was shipped the wrong axle butt etrailer sent the correct one and I was able to ship the wrong one back later. Got me on the road a little quicker.
Other than that mishap,Ian pleased with the axle and would consider buying from etrailer in the future.




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Good product. Installed easily and fit perfect. I was amazed how fast the axle was delivered. Made it easy to get my trailer back on the road.
Thanks for your fast service and great product.


Comments
Working great!! No problems with it at all. Very good product.
Al J - 07/04/2022


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I replaced both axles and tough lock and I also put a Jack on my trailer i purchased theses parts from etrailer they were a perfect fit i really like the parts it was easy to order from etrailer the people i dealt with were really helpful if i had any questions i will use etrailer in the future for my trailer needs I would suggest to anyone working on a trailer weather it is yours or not use etariler for your patrs




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Shipping was much faster than expected. Customer service was excellent and a representative reached out to modify my order for faster delivery due to an item being back ordered. A replacement item was selected and everything arrived soon after order confirmation. All items arrived well packaged and exactly as I ordered it. I would definitely order from etrailer again.




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very nice product and perfect fit thank you




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Items and the shipping was excellent. Very impressed.




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Great service! Axle was a perfect fit! Best store for trailer parts. I'm looking for fenders now. Guess where I'm going to buy them. That's right, right here. I suggest everyone do the same and save yourself the headaches of other stores backorder and bad customer service!




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arrived on time as ordered




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Stacy of etrailer was fantastic. I did not know much about trailer repair parts but Stacy walked me through explaining the parts names and usage for the items I needed and when I checked other sites they did not have my products nor did they ship for free. Great experience!




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Wiring running throught the axle is very nice. Overall very satisfied. Will be ordering another to replace my other axle soon




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This was a brand new axle. It went right in place just as advertised. We put our hubs on and we are back in business.




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Simply the best !




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great price, service, and shipping. videos very helpful, keep u the good work.




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Easy to install with new ubolts and plates. Improved tire wear dramatically from old one.


Comments
Great
Bob C - 06/17/2021


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very good axle at the right price fast shipping




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The spring center spacing was 74" as advertised. However, the information page made it sound like using this for my 74.5" spring spacing would be no big deal. I did manage to get it to fit but I will be watching this closely. There should be a statement on all trailer axles that stresses the importance of proper spring center distance or explain what is all involved in changing the spring mounting seat location.




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I needed to replace a bent axle on my 16 ft dual axle utility trailer. The axle from etrailer.com was OEM and was a perfect fit. I've bought from etrailer.com before and will continue to do so. They offer great products at competitive price points with fast shipping and great customer service.


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Thanks for the follow up.....just another example of etrailer.coms outstanding customer service. And, what a coincidence,......I was just on your website in the last couple of days looking at stuff for another trailer I plan to purchase in the next few weeks.BTW....I stand by my initial reviews....outstanding products, fair pricing, fast shipping, and outstanding customer service.
Tony H - 03/11/2018


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I had a busy day so I diden't think i would be able to install the axel' but started on it any way went without a hitch job done shipped fast no hassle with axel thank's once again etrailer.




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great axle.....I wish I ordered it from somewhere else



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