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Availability of Complete Dexter Replacement Axle with Self Adjusting Brake Assemblies

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Can I get them with self adjusting brakes? I am replacing both axles so I can have breaks. With these will also have to change wheels to fit the new parts. The trailor has old mobile axles and break plates are shot.

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Dexter doesn't supply the axle with the Nev-R-Adjust brake assemblies, but you could purchase the Axle, Drums and Brake Assemblies separately to achieve what you're looking for. Here's what you'd need:

-6K Trailer Axle Beam, 89" hub face, 74" spring center spacing # 8327830
-2 ea Dexter Hub/Drum, part # 8-201-9UC3-EZ (or a lower-cost AxleTek version, part # AKHD-655-6-EZ-K), Both hubs include the necessary bearings, races, grease seals, EZ-Lube dust cap and lug nuts.
-Dexter # 23-458-459 12x2 Nev-R-Adjust brake assemblies sold in a quantity of 2. AxleTek also sells a version as part # AKEBRK-7-SA

The AxleTek hub/drums and brake assemblies are a decent choice at a considerable cost savings.

The hubs are compatible with a 6 lug on 5-1/2 inch bolt circle, so if your existing wheels use a different bolt pattern, you would indeed need to swap out the wheels as well.

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