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honez
03-21-2009, 08:41 PM
OK guys gonna replace my hubs on my new to me boat trailer. so i go to take off the old hub off the spindel and boy is it stuck on there. finaly get her off feels like the inner bearing is pressed on there which i know it should not be. anny way i press on and go to put the new hub on and the inner wont fit. i measures the spindel and it is 4.5 inches arround should equal a 1 1/8 bearing inner and the outer is 3.5 inches should be 1 7/16 bearing. my problem is i cant find such an animal at the bearing store. i bought a 1 1/16, 1 3/8 kit but they dont fit. anny help out there? 1984 S&S on I think a 1984 Mastercraft trailer.

Thanks
Jerry

TMCNo1
03-21-2009, 10:42 PM
It just might be time to take the hub and visit your local trailer sales and service facility.

honez
03-22-2009, 11:57 AM
on further review it seems that the spindle is scored a bit on the bottom the PO must have lost a bearing at some point. So i think that i will haveto just replace theentire axel. Does any one have a source for the proper axel or will any type fit? as long as it is the right size and all. i think a 3500 # will work. any sources for that?

TMCNo1
03-22-2009, 03:14 PM
I would start here, http://www.ufpnet.com/, a MC dealer and even here for a replacement axle, http://www.northerntool.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/category_6970_166839+166843.