Main Types of Rear Axles

Main Types of Rear Axles

Any axle assembly that transfers power through it is considered a “live” axle.

A traditional “live” rear axle assembly is easily recognizable, and even though most cars today feature front-wheel drive and independent rear suspension, this type of axle was standard on the majority of full-size cars up through the mid-1990s.

Today, most full-size trucks and vans still utilize this tried-and-true component.

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