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TIE DOWN ENGINEERING Vortex Hub Kits

These high-performance hubs are designed to ensure smooth running for up to 100,000 miles without requiring maintenance! A completely sealed lubrication chamber bathes the bearings in a lithium complex grease fortified with rust and oxidation inhibitors. When maintenance IS required, Vortex hubs make it easy. Just unscrew the threaded cap and pump fresh grease into the easily accessible external lubrication port fitting. The one-way flow pushes out the old grease while flushing the entire chamber with fresh grease. Backed by a 1 year parts & labor and 5 additional years parts warranty.
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
5-Stud Hub Kit, 4 1/2"dia., Straight, 1" Spindle dia., 1,250lb. capacity 11954724 81016
In stock online.

$67.99

5-Stud Hub Kit, 4 1/2"dia., Straight, 1-1/16" Spindle dia., 1,350lb. capacity 11954732 81017
In stock online.

$72.99

5-Stud Hub Kit, 4 1/2"dia., Tapered, 1-1/16" and 1-3/8"Spindle dia., 1,750lb. capacity 11954740 81022
In stock online.

$89.99

Product Description

These high-performance hubs are designed to ensure smooth running for up to 100,000 miles without requiring maintenance! A completely sealed lubrication chamber bathes the bearings in a lithium complex grease fortified with rust and oxidation inhibitors. When maintenance IS required, Vortex hubs make it easy. Just unscrew the threaded cap and pump fresh grease into the easily accessible external lubrication port fitting. The one-way flow pushes out the old grease while flushing the entire chamber with fresh grease. Backed by a 1 year parts & labor and 5 additional years parts warranty.

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4.0

Great customer service

By john

from Longmont. CO

About Me Experienced trailerboater, Freshwater angler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Better than standard equipment

Cons

  • Doesn't fit my trailer

Best Uses

  • Long distance towing

Comments about Vortex Hub Kits:

These hubs did not fit my trailer. This was my fault and the trailer mfrs. design. Was very impressed with West Marines' customer service. I had tried one hub for fit, (it didn't), but I could return it anyway.

The hubs were very well designed and of very good quality. I was very disappointed that I couldn't use them.

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5.0

nice hubs

By Brian W

from Garberville, CA

About Me Freshwater angler, Saltwater angler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Reduces maintenance
  • Safe and secure

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Inflatable boats
    • Jon boats, aluminum boats
    • Long distance towing
    • Ramp launching

    Comments about Vortex Hub Kits:

    These Vortex Hubs seem well made and with a grease fitting in the back make keeping them filled with grease easy, they should last as advertised. Installation is easy, as long as your old hubs cooperate. Stuck bearings. rusty axles, etc complicate things. The cap is slightly larger than the center hole on my wheel, so changing a flat may involve taking out the cap as well.

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