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How to determine what axle you have:

Most common utility trailer axles fall into two types, and only three sizes.


The two axle types:

Rubber Ride Torsion (no springs)

Conventional Leaf Spring (either straight or dropped)



The Three Basic Sizes:
Typical
Rating
Axle tube
OD Size
(spring axle only)
Spindle
Number
(see chart below)
Outer Bearing
ID Size
Inner Bearing
ID Size
Seal ID
Size
Brake drum
Size (Bolt pattern)
(See chart below)
Dust cap
ID Size
2000#-2200#
1.75"
BT8 or
BTR
1.000" (L44643)
1.063" (L44649)
Same as Outer
Bearing
1.25" (12192TB) or
1.50" (10-60)
7" (4x4
or 4x4.5)
1.78 or
1.98"
3500#
2.375"
#84
1.063" (L44649)
1.375"(L68149)
1.75" (10-19)***
10" 5 Lug (4.5"/4.75"/
5.0"/5.5")+(6x5.5")
1.98"
5200#-7000#
3.00"
#42
1.25" (15123) (LD)*
1.25" (14125A) (HD)
1.75" ( 25580)
2.125 (10-10)*
2.250  (10-36)
12" (6x5.5"
or 8x6.5")
2.44" or
2.71"


As you can see, there are only 3 basic sizes of axles:






With 4, 6 and 8 bolt Wheels, just measure across to the opposite lug to get the bolt circle.
On 5 bolt wheels, you must use the chart below to figure your bolt circle:




How to measure your axle, (to order a replacement)



* Notes:
*** on Some Square Tube axles, found almost always on Boat Trailers (EZ Loader, Ranger, etc) Made by UFP, the grease seal will be slightly smaller ID of 1.68".  If you have a boat trailer with a square tube axle, check your seal size before ordering.

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