How To Order Replacement Hub or Hub and Drum
Collecting the information below will simplify the ordering of hub or hub and drum for your axles.
- Determine the Bolt Pattern of the Hub. (examples: 8 on 6 1/2" or 5 on 4 1/2" are two common patterns)
- Determine The Inner and Outer Bearing Numbers. Note whether the bearing use grease or oil bath lubrication.
- Measure the old hub seal to insure that the I.D and O.D dimensions will be the same.
- Verify the Stud Diameter.
- If the axle is a brake axle, measure the diameter and width of the brakes to determine brake size
- Look for any casting numbers on front or rear of the hub or hub and drum.
- On heavier axles, such as Dexter 8 Or 9K, you need to determine the hub pilot diameter. this can be accomplished by measuring the center hole of your wheel.
- On 8K and larger axles determine if it is equipped with ABS, and requires a drum/rotor with ABS exciter ring installed.