5 Bolt on 4 1/2" Vortex Hub with 1 3/8" x 1 1/16" Bearings (L68149 x L44649) - Galv-X Finish
Tie Down Engineering has adapted the best features of grease and oil lubrication to develop the Vortex hub "no touch" system. The 81013 provides long term continuous bearing lubrication and ease of service or inspection. The Galv-X finish is a premium, non-rusting coating to protect the hub from corrosion. This hub is pre-greased and comes with the bearings, races, and grease seal installed.
Super strong threaded removable grease cap with O-ring
Cap design allows easy access to the spindle grease zerk fitting while maintaining a closed system
Vortex hubs are designed to be a no maintenance system lasting up to 100,000 miles or 6 years
Galv-X finish gives great protection against rust and corrosion making it an ideal option for marine applications
Pre-greased with Lucas Oil Marine grease
Lucas Oil Marine grease is a premium lithium based complex fortified with rust and oxidation inhibitors, high pressure additives and provides a high degree of moisture resistance and washout properties
Includes pre-pressed races, greased bearings, pre-pressed studs, and a flush pressed grease seal
Triple lipped, spring loaded grease seal provides a water tight fit
Fits onto standard 3,500 lbs. axles with tapered spindles
Features an external grease zerk fitting on the back of the hub
No need for periodic regreasing or inspection, ultimately cutting down cost
NOTE: To maintain the factory warranty, Lucas Oil Marine grease must be used when adding replacing grease in the Vortex hub.
Individual Hub Capacity: 1,750 lbs.
Axle Capacity: 3,500 lbs.
Bolt Pattern: 5 on 4 1/2"
Hub Height: 4 1/4"
Inner Bearing (included): L68149 (1 3/8")
Outer Bearing (included): L44649 (1 1/16")
Grease Seal Inner Diameter: 1.72"
Grease Cap: 48355V
(1) Vortex Hub, pre-greased and loaded
(1) Inner Bearing
(1) Outer Bearing
(1) Grease Seal
(1) Vortex Threaded Cap
(1) Cotter Pin
(5) Lug Nuts
NOTE: Caps with white "Vortex" lettering is no longer being manufactured by Tie Down Engineering
Tie Down Engineering/Dexter Marine of Georgia Part Number: 81013