Default welcome msg!

Hubs, Drums, Bearings, & Parts

5 Bolt on 4 1/2" Vortex Hub with 1" (44643) Bearings - E-Coat Finish


Be the first to review this product

Availability: Out of stock

Item # 81016
Number of Bolts: 5 bolts
Bolt Circle: 5 on 4 1/2"
Capacity: 1,250 lbs.
Manufacturer / Brand: Tie Down Engineering
Manufacturer Product #: 81016

Additional Information

Product Features


Tie Down Engineering has adapted the best features of grease and oil lubrication to develop the Vortex hub. The 81016 provides long term continuous bearing lubrication and ease of service or instpection. This hub is pre-greased and comes with 1" bearings for straight spindle axles on small capacity trailers.


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 air tight system
  • Vortex system is designed to be a no maintenance hub for 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 agains rust and corrosion
  • Includes pre-pressed races, greased bearings, pre-pressed studs and flush pressed grease seal
  • Triple lipped, spring loaded grease seal provides a tight fit on the spindle
  • Fits onto standard low capacity axles with 1" straight spindles
  • Hub includes an external grease zerk fitting on the back for re-greasing
  • No need for periodic regreasing or instpection


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: 1,250 lbs.
  • Bolt Pattern: 5 on 4 1/2"
  • Hub Height: 4 1/8"
  • Inner/Outer Bearing (included): L44643 (1")
  • Grease Seal Inner Diameter: 1.25"
  • 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 manufacturered by Tie Down Engineering.


Tie Down Engineering/Dexter Marine of Georgia Part Number: 81016




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" (44643) Bearings - E-Coat Finish

How do you rate this product? *

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