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#11839057 - 09/20/16 10:43 AM Old trailer...is it worth it?
ArgyleFloater Offline
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Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 50
Loc: Argyle Texas
I have recently bought a 14' jon boat(v hull). The trailer is homemade and on one side the wheel/tire seems to be "fused" to the axle, versus having lug nuts. The other side has a wheel with lug nuts. About how much would it be to have a hub put on the 'fused" side so I can have another wheel/tire with lugs so I can repair a flat when it happens. I didn't pay much for it, so i am thinking about scraping it. Thoughts?

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#11844977 - 09/23/16 10:58 AM Re: Old trailer...is it worth it? [Re: ArgyleFloater]
IslandJim Offline
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Registered: 07/08/14
Posts: 153
Loc: Rockport, TX
Check Harbor Freight or Northern Equipment for a hub/wheel/tire that will fit. The bearings are pretty well standardized. Take the hub off and measure the axle diameter where the bearings fit.

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#11845521 - 09/23/16 04:43 PM Re: Old trailer...is it worth it? [Re: ArgyleFloater]
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#11847213 - 09/24/16 08:44 PM Re: Old trailer...is it worth it? [Re: Team Brown Stripe]
ArgyleFloater Offline
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Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 50
Loc: Argyle Texas
Just resolved the issue. Bought a used trailer that needed work for $50. I paid him another $100. great deal and lucky I knew him from church.

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#11851468 - 09/27/16 07:14 AM Re: Old trailer...is it worth it? [Re: ArgyleFloater]
Josh@SCP Offline
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Registered: 04/27/07
Posts: 383
Loc: Winnsboro TX
Call a local trailer shop. Axles for those little trailers are cheap. YOu should be able to get a complete bolt in axle then 2 decent used wheels and tires for under 150 bucks.
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