Default welcome msg!

Hubs, Drums, Bearings, & Parts

5 Bolt on 4 1/2" Vortex Hub with 1 3/8" x 1 1/16" Bearings (L68149 x L44649) - E-Coat Finish


Be the first to review this product

Availability: In stock

Item # 81022
Number of Bolts: 5 bolts
Bolt Circle: 5 on 4 1/2"
Capacity: 1,750 lbs.
Manufacturer / Brand: Tie Down Engineering
Manufacturer Product #: 81022

Additional Information

Product Features


Tie Down Engineering has adapted the best features of grease and oil lubrication to develop the Vortex Hub "No Touch" lubrication system. The 81022 provides long term continuous bearing lubrication and ease of service or inspection. This hub is pre-greased and comes with a 1 3/8" inner bearing and a 1 1/16" outer bearing installed.


Product Features:

  • 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 a no maintenance hub lasting up to 100,000 miles or 6 years
  • 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
  • Cast iron hub has an E-coated finish to help protect against rust and corrosion
  • 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


NOTE: To maintain the factory warranty, Lucas Oil Marine grease must be used when adding or replacing grease in the Vortex hub.


Product Specifications:

  • 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: 81022


No Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this product.

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: 5 Bolt on 4 1/2" Vortex Hub with 1 3/8" x 1 1/16" Bearings (L68149 x L44649) - E-Coat Finish

How do you rate this product? *

1 1 star
2 2 star
3 3 star
4 4 star
5 5 star