12,000 lb Trailer Axle Hub & Drum – 8×6.5



Robust 12K Axle Hub & Drum for Heavy-Duty Trailers

  • Ideal for 12K Axles: Perfect for heavy-duty applications.
  • Compatibility: Fits most 12K axles including Dexter, TK, Texas Pride.
  • Drum Size: Accommodates 12 1/4″ x 5″ brake assembly.
  • Bolt Pattern: Standard 8×6.5″ configuration.
  • Durable Design: Ensures longevity and reliability.
  • Easy Installation: Direct replacement for easy maintenance.

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Enhance the performance of your heavy-duty trailers with the robust and reliable 12K Axle Hub & Drum. Designed to fit most 12,000 lb axles from leading manufacturers like Dexter, TK, and Texas Pride, this hub and drum assembly is an indispensable component for trailers used in demanding applications such as construction, heavy equipment transport, and commercial hauling.

Key Features and Specifications:

  • Axle Capacity: Specifically designed for 12,000 lb axles.
  • Compatibility: Fits axles from Dexter, TK, Texas Pride, and other major manufacturers.
  • Drum Specifications: Accommodates a brake assembly measuring 12 1/4″ x 5″.
  • Bolt Pattern: Standard 8×6.5″ configuration.

Use Cases: The 12K Axle Hub & Drum is perfect for a wide range of heavy-duty trailers, including flatbeds, car haulers, equipment trailers, and more. It’s designed to handle heavy loads, ensuring safety and reliability in transporting large machinery, vehicles, or substantial cargo.

Why Replace Just the Hub & Drum? Replacing the entire axle assembly can be costly and time-consuming. By opting to replace just the hub and drum, you maintain the efficiency of your trailer while saving on costs. This approach is especially beneficial when the rest of the axle assembly is in good condition.

Measurements and Installation Process:

  • Preparation: Before installation, clean the axle spindle and inspect it for any wear or damage.
  • Drum Mounting: Carefully mount the drum onto the spindle. Ensure it fits snugly without forcing it.
  • Bearing Installation: Install the appropriate bearings, making sure they are compatible with your axle.
  • Securing the Drum: Install and tighten the lug nuts to the manufacturer’s specified torque.
  • Brake Assembly: Ensure the brake assembly (12 1/4″ x 5″) is compatible and properly installed.

Typical Spacing Measurements: For optimal performance, the hub and drum should align perfectly with your axle’s specifications. The standard bolt pattern for this hub and drum is 8×6.5″, which should match your wheel’s mounting configuration.

Installation Tips:

  1. Confirm Compatibility: Make sure the hub & drum matches your axle specifications.
  2. Gather Necessary Parts: Ensure all additional parts like bearings and seals are on hand.
  3. Check for Smooth Rotation: After installation, the drum should rotate smoothly without any wobbling.
  4. Regular Maintenance: Regular checks and maintenance of the hub & drum are crucial for safety and longevity.

Final Thoughts: The 12K Axle Hub & Drum is an excellent investment for maintaining the functionality and safety of your heavy-duty trailer. Its compatibility with various axle types and robust construction make it a reliable and cost-effective replacement part.

Additional information

Weight 112 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 18 × 18 in


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