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Re: hubs and bearings

Postby les45 » Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:40 pm

les45 wrote:I had a NT trailer on my Super Bee. NT had the entire hub assembly (hub, bearings, seals, cotter pin, etc.) on sale for about $30 so I bought one to use as a spare while on the road. I figured it would be much easier to swap the entire hub assembly alongside a busy highway than to deal with swapping out bearings, dealing with re-packing grease, etc. I also kept a pair of nitrile gloves in my trailer kit for doing the greasy work.

I forgot to mention that if you do buy a spare hub assembly for your axle, fit it on the axle before you take it out. I bought one that was meant for my axle but the hub was slightly shorter than the one that came on it. The castle nut would run out of thread before it took up completely on the washer and bearing. I had to find another washer to make up the difference and those washers are hard to find.
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Re: hubs and bearings

Postby coyote » Sat Jan 09, 2016 9:12 am

Off subject, I supose, but yesterday, Scotty got Timpken brgs. & seals, $143.00! Coulda got some at the trailer store for 80., but opted to go the extra $60, to get the name brand. Dave
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Re: hubs and bearings

Postby dales133 » Sat Jan 09, 2016 10:29 am

Timken are great bearings though
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Re: hubs and bearings

Postby Tommy2tone_1999 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 4:51 pm

Does anyone have a part number for the correct replacement hub for the NT Ironton 5x8 trailer?
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