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Carter 12K Trailer Axle | Electric Brake | 8-Lug | Heavy-Duty

Carter 12K Trailer Axle | Electric Brake | 8-Lug | Heavy-Duty


Regular price $2,360.00
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(HF) Hub Face - (SC) Spring Center
Add Springs & U-Bolt Kit
Add Single Axle Hanger Kit
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Introducing the Carter 12,000 lbs Trailer Axle: Unleash Unrivaled Power and Durability

Enhance your trailer's performance with the Carter 12K Trailer Axle, crafted for superior strength and endurance in demanding environments. This axle is meticulously designed to offer unmatched durability and is fully interchangeable with all Dexter trailer components, providing unmatched versatility and ease of use.

These axles are designed to provide exceptional durability and are fully interchangeable with all Dexter trailer axles and parts, ensuring you have the flexibility you need.

Axle Specifications:

  • Capacity: 12,000 lbs
  • Lug Pattern: 8x6.5"
  • Tube Diameter: 5 inches
  • Inner Bearing: 3984
  • Outer Bearing: 28682
  • Oil/Grease Seal: 10-56
  • Brakes: Electric Brake Drum (7 Hole Flange) 12-1/4" x 5" - 23-442, K23-443
  • Studs: 5/8"
  • Hub: 4.75"
  • Lubrication: Compatible with both oil and grease
  • Wheel Compatibility: 16" Dual, 17.5" Dual, or 17.5" Super Single Wheels
  • Pre-Wiring: Included
  • Spring Pads: Pre-welded for convenience, with adjustable positions for easy trailer alignment


    • Interchangeability: Fully compatible with Dexter Axles
    • Brake Flanges: Completely welded for increased strength
    • Warranty: 3-year comprehensive coverage
    • Complete Assembly: Arrives fully assembled for quick and easy installation
    • Optional Suspension: Available with or without springs, U-bolt kits, and hanger kits
    • Uses 3" Wide 30-1/2" 6 Leaf Slipper Springs (standard for dexter) (Part # 72-44)


    • Electric Brake Axles only
    • Add Springs and U bolts
    • Buy the whole kit to redo the whole underside of your trailer.

    Replacement Parts Availability:

    Easily locate replacement parts nationwide as all components are 100% interchangeable with Dexter products. This includes bearing kits, brake systems, hub caps, studs, hubs, drums, and brake assemblies.

    Replace and Upgrade:

    Effortlessly replace axles from Dexter, Lippert, Rockwell, Alko, or others with the Carter Axle for confident and reliable performance on the road.

    How To Measure Your Axle:



    Quality Assurance: 

    Say goodbye to overpriced "name brand" trailer axles and parts. Try Carter Trailer Axles and experience the satisfaction of top-quality products. Don't just take our word for it; check out our video comparing Dexter axles to Carter Trailer Axles!



    Shipping Information Policy for Large Items

    At Trailer Parts Unlimited, we are committed to delivering quality trailer parts, including larger items and bulk orders, efficiently and safely to your location. Our shipping policy for items over 150 lbs, such as trailer axles and trailer tires, is designed to ensure that your order arrives in perfect condition and in a timely manner. Please review the following shipping policy carefully to understand how we handle the delivery of large items:

    Commercial Shipping (Preferred Method)

    • Eligibility: This shipping method is applicable for orders that include items over 150 lbs and is designed for delivery to commercially zoned addresses equipped with a forklift for unloading.
    • Process: Orders will be shipped on a pallet via Less Than Truckload (LTL) freight on a semi-truck to ensure the safe handling and transport of your large items or bulk orders.
    • Requirement: A commercially zoned address with a forklift or loading dock is required to receive the shipment directly. This facilitates a smoother delivery process and avoids additional handling charges.

    Freight Hub Pickup

    • Option for Non-Commercial Addresses: If you do not have a commercially zoned address or the necessary equipment for unloading, we offer an alternative solution by shipping your order to the closest freight hub in your area.
    • Coordination: Trailer Parts Unlimited will locate the nearest hub to your location and coordinate with you via phone call or email to discuss pickup details. This option allows you to arrange for the collection of your items at your convenience.
    • Pickup Responsibility: It is the customer's responsibility to pick up items from freight hub. We will provide you with tracking so you will know when it arrives. Also the freight hub should contact you when it arrives at hub.

    Residential Delivery with Additional Charges

    • Availability: If your order must be delivered to a non-commercially zoned address, we can accommodate this request. However, please be aware that the freight company will levy an additional charge for residential delivery.
    • Additional Charge: The additional fee for residential delivery typically ranges between $150 to $200. This charge covers the extra logistics and handling required to deliver large items to residential areas.
    • Notification and Agreement: Customers opting for residential delivery will be notified of the additional charge in advance. Payment of the additional fee will be required to proceed with the shipment to a residential address.

    General Shipping Information

    • Order Processing and Transit Time: Orders are processed promptly, but shipping times may vary based on the destination and the specific requirements of your order. We strive to ensure the fastest possible delivery but ask for your patience and understanding with the unique logistics involved in shipping large items.
    • Customer Service Support: Our dedicated team is here to assist you throughout the shipping process. Whether it's locating a freight hub or discussing the specifics of your delivery, we're just a phone call or email away.