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CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly w/ Case for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - Pre-Greased

CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly w/ Case for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - Pre-Greased

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Pre-greased, marine-grade hub is built for trailer idler axles. Fits 3.5K axles with #84 spindles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, cap, lug nuts, and cotter pin included. For 13" to 15" wheels. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hubs and drums from CE Smith. CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly w/ Case for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - Pre-Greased part number CE13515 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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CE Smith Trailer Hubs and Drums - CE13515

  • 5 on 4-1/2 Inch
  • For 3500 lbs Axles
  • Hub
  • Standard
  • 13 Inch Wheel
  • 14 Inch Wheel
  • 14-1/2 Inch Wheel
  • 15 Inch Wheel
  • L44649
  • 1/2 Inch Stud
  • L68149
  • CE Smith

Pre-greased, marine-grade hub is built for trailer idler axles. Fits 3.5K axles with #84 spindles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, cap, lug nuts, and cotter pin included. For 13" to 15" wheels.


Features:

  • Marine-grade trailer hub assembly fits idler axles
    • Includes bearings, races, grease seal, grease cap, lug nuts, and cotter pin
  • Pre-greased idler hub is easy to install - no need to pack bearings
    • Lubricated with heavy-duty grease for marine applications
  • Sturdy iron construction
  • Galvanized finish offers excellent corrosion resistance
    • Ideal for use on a boat or snowmobile trailer
  • Zinc plating on lug nuts, cotter pin, and grease cap helps to limit corrosion
  • Carrying case with handle keeps all the parts in one place
    • Easy to stow on your trailer in case of an emergency


Specs:

  • Application: 3,500-lb axles with #84 spindles
  • Wheel size: 13" to 15"
  • Bolt pattern: 5 on 4-1/2"
  • Wheel stud dimensions: 1/2" diameter x 1-7/8" long
  • Grease cap flange diameter: 1.98"
  • Hub flange diameter: 6-1/2"
  • Weight capacity: 1,750 lbs


Bearing, Race, and Seal Information

  • Bearings (included)
    • Inner bearing: L68149 (1.378" inner diameter)
    • Outer bearing: L44649 (1.063" inner diameter)
  • Races (included)
    • Inner race: L68111
    • Outer race: L44610
  • Grease seal (included): 58846
    • Inner diameter: 1.719"
    • Outer diameter: 2.565"

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"


13515 C.E. Smith Trailer Hub Kit with Packed Bearings for 3,500-lb Axle with Hardware and Carrying Case - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized




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Customer Reviews

CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly w/ Case for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - Pre-Greased - CE13515

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (33 Customer Reviews)

Pre-greased, marine-grade hub is built for trailer idler axles. Fits 3.5K axles with #84 spindles. Inner bearing (L68149) and race, outer bearing (L44649) and race, grease seal, cap, lug nuts, and cotter pin included. For 13" to 15" wheels.

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I open the box which look in good shape pickup plastic box and open hub and lug nuts pin dust cap look went to check second hub box the top was busted and just fell off the hub was there but no package of lug nuts pin or dust cap do not know if hub is ok it looks like parts are there I called they said they would see about sending a new one


Comments
Sorry to hear about this. I see in your account that we have already shipped out a replacement.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 10/26/2021


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Perfect fit. Installed bearing buddies and loaded them up, seals don't leak.



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I am sure this is an OK product, but when a product says Made in USA, the customer should expect the product to be Made 100% in the USA. The CE Smith sticker on the box states Made In China. The bearings inside this hub state CHINA. I can find nothing but websites that state this is Made in the USA. The better statement could be assembled proudly in the USA using parts from China.


Comments
The hub is made in the USA, but other components, like the bearings, are sourced globally.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 10/14/2021


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Products and company representatives are outstanding!



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A well packaged and prepared assembly.



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delivered in very good time customer service very good found the right part i neededI will continue to order from them when I need some thing else



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Great buy and perfectly suited for a saltwater trailer. Pre-greased for easy installation.



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Perfect replacement hubs for my 30 year old boat trailer. Each hub comes in a handy plastic carrying case. I threw away the cases but I may buy another hub to keep in case of a roadside emergency on long trips. The case would make that a no-brainer.



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ordered hub kits for my boat trailer and products installed and worked as intended. Only problem was kits were not in stock and had to be ordered so that's reason for 4 stars but no worries I wasn't in a big rush. Good thing is etrailer kept me updated with emails and packages arrived when they said they would.



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Great product bought it to replace a seized drum brake hub for my Ezloader boat trailer , Danielle was really helpful on the phone for choosing the right hub. Choose a galvanized hub which is better for saltwater Fits perfectly



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Product is nice. I am disappoint in the stud length. After going through the galvanized hub there is slightly over 1” exposed. Solves my hub and bearing issue but my rims still do not fit. I still need longer studs.



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Very easy to install. Be sure to save your existing spindle nut and washer.



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Dawn was excellent, and extremely helpful. Hubs fit great. Fast deliver exactly as advertised.



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This hub worked out perfect for me, could not be happier.. Hub came fully assembled and pre greased in a plastic carrying case, ..I needed to use it right away but outstanding if you kept as a backup for an emergency,everything included except spindle nut and washer,



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Good quality product. I really like the reusable case, just rebuild your old hubs and used case for spare. Also like the grease fitting on the back of the hub.



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Experience has been great.



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I had ordered the wrong part and Phyllis helped me out and went the extra mile helping me with getting the correct one, employees like this will have a guy like me be a life long customer!!!! Kudos to HR for this hire!!!



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Great kit, would be nice to add the washer but attention to detail and delivery was exceptional. Called for advice and got assistance right away.



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Thumbs up.



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Very nice product is to install



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I really appreciate the service you pro vided



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Excellent customer service to pick out the right one.



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A+



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Fast shipping


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Ask the Experts about this CE Smith Trailer Hubs and Drums

  • What Type of Grease is Recommended with CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly # CE13515
    LMX red grease like the # L11390 is what the CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly # CE13515 comes with and is the best all-around grease for trailer hubs so it's what I recommend.
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  • Determining Which Idler Hub Assemblies Will Replace Hub and Drum Assemblies On 19' Boat Trailer
    I would be happy to help! What you will need to do is go ahead and remove on of the hub assemblies from your 18' boat trailer and look for the bearing number stamped in the face of each the inner and outer bearings as shown in the included picture of the # L44649. If the bearings on your trailer are worn to the point that you cannot read the bearing numbers you will need to use digital calipers # PTW80157 to preciesly measure your spindles in the locations shown in the included diagram. If...
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  • Pre-Greased Galvanized Trailer Idler Hub 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern For 3,500 Lb Axle
    Yes, we do the CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Pre-greased with case part # CE13515 is the same galvanized hub as part # AKIHUB-545-35-G-EZ-K except it's pre-greased. It has an inner bearing of # L68149 and outer bearing of # L44649 with a 5 on 4-1/2 bolt pattern.
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  • Bearing Inner Diameters that Come with Trailer Hub # CE13515
    The bearing inner diameters of what comes with the CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly # CE13515 comes with does match the dimensions you listed. This hub fits the wheel size 13 inch to 15 inch.
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  • Are CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assemblies CE13515 Compatible With Bearing Buddies?
    Absolutely! The CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly w/ Case for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - Pre-Greased # CE13515 is absolutely compatible with Bearing Buddies. Bearing Buddies are perfect for keeping the hubs greased and preventing water from seeping in which could cause issues issues down the road. The correct Bearing Buddies for the # CE13515 is the # BB1980A. I included videos of the products mentioned for you to take a look at.
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  • Replacement Hub for 2005 Eagle Boat Trailer
    In order to determine which hubs you're going to need as a replacement you will need to pull the hubs to see what bearings will fit on your spindle; the bolt pattern is only part of the equation, but still helpful to know. To accomplish this you can either check the numbers that are stamped on the backs of the existing bearings, or measure the spindles where the bearings sit using a digital calipers like the # PTW80157. The Dexter 10" Hub-and-Rotor # K08-435-05 is designed for use with...
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  • Replacement Bearing Set for Freedom Axle 45264 3500 lb Idler Hub
    If you're just needing replacement bearings, races and grease seals, you'll need the following per hub: • # L44649 Outer Bearing • # L68149 Inner Bearing • # L44610 Outer Race • # L68111 Inner Race • # 168255TB Grease Seal If you're wanting to replace the entire hub, you'd use # CE13515 for a galvanized hub or # CE13511 for black powder coated. The bearings, races and seal is pre-installed and the bearings are already packed with grease, but the included grease seal would be incorrect...
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  • Recommended 3500lb Timbren Axle-Less W/ 4" Drop For 3000-3300lb Horse Trailer
    Thanks for all of the information! The products you were looking at are all compatible. Starting with the Timbren Axle-Less Suspension I would go ahead and use the # A35RD545 as it has the 3500lb rating which will be perfect for your intended trailer weight, and already includes the 5 on 4-1/2" bolt pattern hubs that you were wanting. The # ASR3500S04 is the exact same spindle just without hubs, and would work perfectly with the # CE13515 you mentioned, but there is not really...
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  • Recommended Galvanized Hub W/ 5 on 4-1/2" Bolt Pattern For Timbren Axle-less Suspension ASR1THDS01
    For the Timbren Axle-Less Trailer Suspension System - Spindle w/Brake Flange - Regular Tires - 2,200 lbs # ASR1THDS01 I recommend the CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly w/ Case for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - Pre-Greased # CE13515 as the bearings come pre-greased meaning all you need to do is put them on your spindle and go! No need to get your hands dirty. I included a video for both of the products mentioned for you to take a look at.
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  • Availability Of Pre-Greased and Assembled 3500lb Idler Hub with 5 on 4-1/2 Bolt Pattern
    I have another option for you, but we do not offer the Trailer Hub for 3,500-lb Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 # 84545BX you were looking at pre-greased and assembled. The reason for this is the pre-greased and assembled hubs come that way from the manufacturer and that is not something Dexter offers. Instead I recommend the CE Smith Trailer Idler Hub Assembly w/ Case for 3.5K Axles - 5 on 4-1/2 - Galvanized - Pre-Greased # CE13515 which is the exact same hub as the Dexter option, but comes pre-greased...
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