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240Hallett

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Is there a standard size for these on a production boat trailer? I’m thinking it’s 9/16 ID looking at the bolt head.
It’s a 1991 Competitive tandem.
I’m not near the boat to take measurements currently.
 

Travmon

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Yes most are all the same size. Do your self a favor and get a Dexter kit. With grease fittings in the bolts
 

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Yes most are all the same size. Do your self a favor and get a Dexter kit. With grease fittings in the bolts
I get that the Dexter kit is nice & all but why should he put those in if the oem have gone 30 yrs?
 

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Yes most are all the same size. Do your self a favor and get a Dexter kit. With grease fittings in the bolts
Yeah, how the hell do you lube the ones without zerks?
 

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There are 2 sizes, I dont remember the sizes off the top of my head. There is a smaller and larger o.d. bushing, the larger bushing is much less common.
 

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Yeah, how the hell do you lube the ones without zerks?
Guy at arrow trailer told me I didn't need them with the plastic bushings, I bought them anyway.
 

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Back 10 years ago when I was heavy into the running gear on our trailers there was some new, double throw down, plastic stuff from the planet Venus that made the Dexters look bad but hell if I remember what they were called. I used Dexters a lot though but do remember getting my hands on the new stuff, don't remember if I used them. Damn I'm getting old!!!!!
 

240Hallett

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Thanks for all the replies.
The guy at Arrow Trailer seems pretty confident that I have the 11/16 OD x 1 3/4. I’ll pick up a dozen of those and hope for the best.
 
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