This galvanized boat trailer axle is manufactured by Dexter Axle and has a 3500 lb. weight capacity. Dexter Axle galvanized boat trailer axles are Hot-Dipped Galvanized for optimal corrosion resistance and superior protection from salt water. Dexter Axle is a leader in axle manufacturing and features AMERICAN MADE PRODUCTS. These axles are made of 2 inch x 2 inch x 1/4 inch thick square tubing.
The tapered spindle design on the 3500lb axle accommodates the following bearing and seal sizes:
-Inner Bearing - 68149 or 1 3/8 inch inner diameter
-Outer Bearing - 44649 or 1 1/16 inch inner diameter
-Grease seal - 1.719 inches inner diameter
The spindle features a Stainless Steel Wear Sleeve to allow for long term protection for your seal surface. This ensures your seal surface won't corrode away, meaning it will not pit or rust which would normally lead to letting water into your hub. Dexter Axle spindles also feature an E-Z Lube system, which allows easy greasing and regular maintenance of bearings. The grease travels through the center of the spindle and pushes out the old grease forward towards the front of the hub and out your dust cap, therefore replacing the old grease with new fresh grease. A castle nut and spindle washer are included on each spindle.
Our Axles DO NOT REQUIRE DRILLING OR WELDING!
Our MADE IN THE USA , Proprietary and Patent Pending Adjustable Spring Seats allow for adjustment to your specific measurements. These Hot-Dipped Galvanized Adjustable Spring Seats mean your axle will last longer, with no holes for saltwater and corrosion to hide. These Galvanized Adjustable Spring seats are included free of charge with the purchase of your axle.
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Galvanized Axle Measurements:
This is a V-Bend axle with brake flange (meaning you can attach brakes to this axle).
Hub Face (Axle Track) refers to measuring from the OUTSIDE FACE of one hub to the OUTSIDE FACE of the opposing hub ACROSS the axle. Refer to axle measuring video for assistance.
Spring Seat Measurement refers to the measuring of your leaf springs from the center of one spring, across the axle to the center of the opposing spring. Getting assistance with this measurement from a friend is recommended. Refer to axle measuring video for assistance.
The Spring Seat Measurement is very important to ensure the safe and proper installation of this axle. If your Spring Seat measurement does not fall into the specified range, we cannot guarantee the successful installation or performance of your axle. Using a spring seat measurement that is too narrow will likely lead to your axle bending. Using a spring seat measurement that is too wide will lead to your tires rubbing on your trailer frame and/or leaf springs. Please verify that your Spring Seat Measurement falls into the range specified to avoid any problems.
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Bought these axles to replace my 13 year old Magic Tilt axles that we’re starting to rust. These axles have fulsome really well, and the spring seat mounting feature was super easy to use. Definitely recommend these axles!
Reviewed by: (Verified Buyer) Chris from Georgia on 10/29/2018
the axle is great love the bend giving me more clearance while loading the boat
Reviewed by: gary w white from Blanding, UT on 8/30/2016
Even though I have a Magic Tilt (Magic Trail) trailer, the axle on it was too small from the trailer. Even a "Standard size" replacement Axle matched my trailer from Magic Tilt, the spring seats were modified and would have to be also modified with that "Factory Axle". This axle with the floating seat technology allowed me to get not only the proper axle fit for the trailer, I did not have to weld, cut, or drill to properly adjust the spring seats on this unit. The only thing I would recommend is maybe Sturdy built offer a complete package with axle, springs, and associated hardware to simplify the process for a first timer.
Reviewed by: Clark Bergeron from Houston Tx on 7/28/2016
AXLE WAS PERFECT. ARRIVED FED EX WITH SPINDLE COVERED AND NO DAMAGE. PART WAS A PERFECT MATCH
Reviewed by: AJ from greenwell springs on 5/12/2016
Dexter Galvanized V-Bend Boat Trailer Axle
Over all a good quality product. I did notice some surface rust in between the welds near the brake flanges. ( Cleaned it off with a wire brush and applied cold galvanizing ) The stainless ring on one of the spindles was damaged during the factory installation. ( Sturdy Built sent me another sleeve immediately after notifying them, and sending a few pics; Great customer service! ) I had to seat the other sleeve all the way down on the shaft also. If I had not it would have damaged the wheel hub seal. Very minor issues that were easily corrected.
Reviewed by: Henry from GA on 6/10/2015
I ordered two of these axles on Wednesday and they were delivered in my driveway on Friday! Everything was well packaged and they were easy to install. I highly recommend using these axles.
Reviewed by: K Connor from Surf City NC on 2/23/2015
Worked perfect. Very happy with Axle. Also customer service is excellent.
Reviewed by: Philip from Jacksonville on 4/26/2013