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Tie Down Vortex Trailer Hub Kits, 5-Stud UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8"

Item # 81037
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Key Features

  • 100,000 mi. or 6-year limited warranty

  • Lucas Oil Marine grease

  • Threaded reusable cap

  • 1,750 lbs. capacity


Our Price   $79.99

Availability: In Stock

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Product Description
tie_down_engineering The Vortex Trailer Hub Kit makes changing or adding grease easy with a "No Touch" system, eliminating the need to remove the hub. No need for periodic re-greasing, inspection, or maintenance, keeping your operating costs low. Reusable cap is threaded. Lubricated with high quality Lucas Oil Marine grease. 100,000 mi. or 6-year limited warranty.

• UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8" Hub Kit
• 5 Studs
• 4.5" on Bolt Center
• 1,750-lb. capacity
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Specifications
Description 5-Stud UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8" Hub Kit
Capacity 1,750 lbs.

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Tie Down EngineeringTie Down Vortex Trailer Hub Kits, 5-Stud UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8"
 
3.8

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5.0

Great Hubs No worry greasing

By Sailor John

from Worcester,MA

About Me Maintenace Nut

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Great fit

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Saves Time Greasing

Comments about Tie Down Engineering Tie Down Vortex Trailer Hub Kits, 5-Stud UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8":

Boat trailer bearings need to be greased every year.This product takes the work out of taking off your hubs and checking. Saves you the annual grease job

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I am completely satisfied.

By Bob the fisherman

from Palmer Springs, VA

About Me Obsessed with fishing

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Understand
  • They were easy to install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dependable

    Comments about Tie Down Engineering Tie Down Vortex Trailer Hub Kits, 5-Stud UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8":

    I used the product on my boat trailer and they have been working great. Easy to install.

     
    3.0

    Major design problem

    By River Runner

    from Heber Springs, AR

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Replacement

      Comments about Tie Down Engineering Tie Down Vortex Trailer Hub Kits, 5-Stud UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8":

      Clever design with grease fitting built into the hub so they work like Super Lube axles. Vortex sells these as their "premium" hubs so I was disappointed to find the bearings and seals are made in China. Biggest problem is that the grease caps are proprietary (they screw on and have an O-ring) so if you loose one or one is damaged you must replace it with a Vortex cap and because of that I would not recommend these unless you can buy a spare set of caps with the new hubs. Overton's does not carry the caps and I haven't yet been able to find anyone on the web that does carry them. After putting on the new hubs - which is very easy - I discovered the grease caps are larger diameter than the hubs and the wheels will not go over them. This necessitates removal of the caps to change a flat. The caps screw on, unlike conventional caps, so you will need a tool to remove them. Be sure to add that tool to the tools you carry to change a flat!

       
      2.0

      No advantage over bearing buddy

      By Don

      from Winter Haven, FL

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Tie Down Engineering Tie Down Vortex Trailer Hub Kits, 5-Stud UHI 1-1/16" and 1-3/8":

      - the studs are not stainless, so this not intended for marine use
      - the grease fitting is not easily accessible
      - according to my trailer mechanic, there is no advantage over traditional bearing buddies.

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