Set of 2) Bearing Buddy Protectors - 1.980" with Cover - (For 2K & 3.5K Axles)

Set of 2) Bearing Buddy Protectors - 1.980" with Cover - (For 2K & 3.5K Axles)


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Bearing Buddy Bearing Protectors provide protection against damage from water and dirt entering the wheel bearings and make lubricating bearings a snap.

Auto Check feature allows you to see when it's time to add grease. These also includes a pair of bras.


Model No. 1980

  • Chrome plated. For use with 1.980 inches (50.29 mm) hub bore,
  • Outer Bearing Cone:  L-44643, L-44649, L-44640,
  • Outer Bearing Cup (race):  L44610
  • Weight: 1.00 lbs.

Bra Model 19B

  • Fits Bearing Buddy - model no. 1980, 1980A, 1938,
  • 1968, 2047, 2080, 2080T
  • Weight: 0.125  lbs.

If you want to keep your trailer wheel bearings protected against dust and debris, and make lubricating the bearings easier than ever, then these Bearing Buddy - Protectors are the ideal choice. The chrome-plated protectors will guard against water and dirt finding their way into the bearings, and the included rubber bras keep the protector safe from scratches and dings. At The Trailer Parts Outlet, we want you to have access to the best products on the market, and we want to help you keep you trailer on the road for years to come. Order your two-pack of Bearing Buddy - Protectors today!


  • 1.980 inch diameter (slightly under 2")
  • Prevents wheel bearing failure on boat, snowmobile, ATV, horse, RV and utility trailers.
  • Keeps water and dirt out of hubs and bearings
  • Please see measurement instructions (secondary picture) to confirm correct sizing.


  • Bearing and Seal Inspection
    • Remove Hubs and Check the Bearings before installing Bearing Buddy.
    • Replace Bearings if they are damaged, rusted or pitted.
    • Clean old great and contaminants out of the hubs. Check the condition of the inner seals. Be sure they are new , top quality, and running on a smooth spindle sealing surface.
    • Important: As you reassemble the components, fill the hubs completely with a high quality, multipurpose no 2 grade lubricant (the type used for automotive suspensions). Do not use heavy, fibrous greases; don't mix grease types.
  • Genuine Bearing Buddy Installation
    • Hold the Bearing Buddy against the hub with a small block of wood, and drive it into place with a hammer. If Bearing Buddy cannot be driven into the hub, or will not fit tightly into the hub, don't force it. Your hubs may be slightly oversized or undersized.If this occurs, or if the Bearing Buddy is obviously too large or too small; contact us at 936-349-6507.  
  • How to Remove a Bearing Buddy
    • Bearing Buddy is held in the hub by an interference hit.
    • To remove Bearing Buddy - , lay a block of wood against the side of it and strike the wood with a hammer. Place the wood on the opposite side and hit again.
    • Continue this procedure until you ''walk'' the Bearing Buddy - out of the hub. Don't disassemble the Bearing Buddy - to attempt to remove it.

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