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Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs

Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs

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Round trailer axle beam measures 95" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 80" from spring center to spring center. E-Z Lube spindles make it easy to lubricate bearings (sold separately). Great Prices for the best trailer axles from Dexter. Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs part number 7685269 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Dexter Trailer Axles - 7685269

  • 3500 lbs
  • 95 Inch Long
  • 80 Inch Long
  • Spindles Only
  • Drop - 4 Inch
  • Leaf Spring Suspension
  • No Hubs
  • Dexter
  • Easy Lube Spindles

Round trailer axle beam measures 95" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 80" from spring center to spring center. E-Z Lube spindles make it easy to lubricate bearings (sold separately).


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)
  • 4" Drop E-Z Lube spindles
    • Built-in grease zerks for simple lubrication
  • Spring seats, brake flanges, and spindles are welded on
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Weight capacity: 3,500 lbs
  • Hub-face-to-hub-face length: 95"
  • Spring-center-to-spring-center length: 80"
  • Spindle drop: 4"
  • Tubing outer diameter: 2-3/8"
  • Axle tube wall thickness: 0.156"
  • Bearings (sold separately):
    • Inner bearing: L68149
    • Outer bearing: L44649
  • Brake flange configuration: 4 bolt
  • Limited 5-year warranty


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.


E-Z Lube Spindles Make Lubrication Simple

The E-Z Lube spindles on this axle are meant to work with E-Z Lube-compatible hubs to make lubricating your bearings quick and easy. Each E-Z Lube spindle has a zerk fitting on the end. And every E-Z Lube hub comes with a grease cap that has an easy-to-remove rubber plug. Just pop out the plug on the cap to access the zerk on the spindle. When you inject grease into the zerk with a grease gun, the grease will flow to both the inner and outer bearings of the hub, lubricating the bearings and forcing out old, ineffective grease. Once you see new grease beginning to be pushed out, you know that your bearings are fully lubricated. This means that you can lubricate the bearings without the mess of taking apart the entire assembly.


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.

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.



7685269 Dexter Replacement Axle Beam - Easy Lube - 95" Hub Face - 80" Spring Center - 4" Drop - 3,500 lbs





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Dexter Trailer Axle Beam with 4" Drop E-Z Lube Spindles - 95" Long - 3,500 lbs - 7685269

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (665 Customer Reviews)

Round trailer axle beam measures 95" from hub face to hub face (when hubs - sold separately - are mounted) and 80" from spring center to spring center. E-Z Lube spindles make it easy to lubricate bearings (sold separately).

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I have had this axle on my trailer for a year now and could not be happier with it. Customer service was great dealing with them. I would highly recommend getting items for your trailer from here.

Ronald

7/15/2023

The axle I bought for my trailer has been perfect and I have not had any issues with it. I highly recommend this axle



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Mission accompolished just a few minutes ago. The attached (3) images attached tell the story.

Any customer relocating spring seats should measure closely before welding new seats in place to fit their trailer needs.

Again your technical assistance and quick order leave me a very very satisfied customer..
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PROFESSIONAL FROM ORDER TO DELIVERY NEVER HAVE SEEN THIS LEVEL OF SERVICE!
WE WILL HAVE TRIALER BACK IN SERVICE BY 10AM THANKS TO YOUR TEAM!



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e trailer not only has the right part, but the customer service has been excellent.This axle is just what I needed and has been in service for over a year with no issues.



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Adam was extremely helpful! After searching long and hard, the closest I could find was this axle of 80” spring centers. Mine were only 76” so Adam set me up with a pair of spring seats so I could carefully cut of the factory ones, grind smooth and weld the new seats at the 76” I needed to fit my trailer. After repainting, it looked like factory again. All others parts, brake assemblies, and drum/hub assemblies with bearings fit perfect!



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Very quick Shipping . I did have to call and speak to someone there about the Delivery of all items . I have to point out Theresa in the Post Order Department ...She is AMAZING !! She handled my call on the spot , and was very happy to do so !! She is a Asset Employee to Etrailer !! I would love to have people like her working for me ! Kudo's to you Theresa !!

Michigan



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Fast delivery, part was the correct one, with one exception. I had to have the mounting bracket repositioned just like the previous one I ordered.
Once that is done, it’s a perfect fit. Thus I could only give 4 instead of 5 stars.



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As described. I had to have the spring mounts moved in but that's not uncommon. Works as it should, Thanks.

Eric

7/27/2021

Excellent,better quality than the original.



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Very nicely packaged quality axle. Super fast shipping.



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Arrived 1 day early and was not damaged



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Great price and service with special care in packaging for damage free shipping.



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Web site/video were GREAT!
Needed this
Dexter Axle to repair the car trailer to get to our local race track this week.
Communication, tracking of this Axle put me at at ease.

THANK YOU!



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I have always received quality products and prompt service from etrailer. I was, however, surprised to find that the same axle that I order in the fall of last year had gone up $70 in price and the u-bolt kit price nearly doubled!



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It was what I ordered.



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Easy to install, comes with a grease fitting that makes greasing the bearings a cinch! Perfect fit and etrailer shipped it out fast!



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Best axels available. The bend in the middle prevents the tires from wearing the inside edges down when carrying heavy loads. Shipping is always fast from etrailer. The axel arrived half way across the country in only 3 days! Grear company to deal with.



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easy fit worked out great



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Excellent service from etrailer the axle was just what I needed my original axle was Chinese junk as usual Dexter made in the USA is all I need to see.



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I had the new axle the next day, not sure how they did it. These guys are great it was a perfect fit.



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All products were as advertised. I used the expedited shipping and received my order in 3 days!!! Great prices and lots of helpful support documentation. I would highly recommend them for your trailer parts needs



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This company is amazing! I ordered the night before a holiday, they shipped immediately and priority. It arrived really fast and exactly as described! Thank you for the amazing service!



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Great price,great product and even greater customer service.
Your foolish to shop any where else.



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Exactly what I needed to replace after hitting a pole and bending the old axle fit like a glove.



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I can’t believe how quickly I received this item! Ordered on a Friday afternoon and received on the next Wednesday. Courtney was very helpful on phone. Thank you!



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Axle was a perfect match to the one being replaced. However the expected delivery date was not met, it was delivered 7 days later.


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