stub axle


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stub axle

[′stəb ¦ak·səl]
(mechanical engineering)
An axle carrying only one wheel.
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The Uni Stuttgart team already had a good stub axle design that was produced by precision casting.
Tenders are invited for Purchase Of Front Axle Beam With Stub Axle, Tapper Roller Bearing Outer, Front Wheel Oil Seal, Emery Paper 80mm
To transport the system, he attached the stub axles and wheels off an old Deere seeder and a junked utility trailer.
It has plenty of tools [24 + 1], and we also have a fourth-axis on it, which we use when we run the machine overnight for making parts like stub axles. During the day, we use the rest of the bed for other jobs.
In a 4x4 this is done by breaking up the axle into roughly three main parts, the central part containing the differential being fixed to the chassis (and therefore as seen above, becomes a suspended mass) and the two, lighter stub axles (or half-shafts) driving the wheel hubs via universal and constant-speed joints.
It is 10 pounds lighter than the aluminum housing, uses large bearings for the stub axles, and the bigger interior area provides space for a larger gear range, providing builders more choices in gear ratios.
So, I drove back, overalls on, underneath trailer, about two hours later two stub axles and their wheels removed, and back to the recycle centre.
Cantilever stub axles on leading suspension linkages Rear suspension: Two double acting hydraulic shock absorbers with spring preload adjustment Brakes: (F) Two 240mm discs, (R) One 240mm disc Tyres: (F) Tubeless 120/70-12", (R) Tubeless 140/70-14" Seat height: 785mm Tank capacity: 12 litres fast facts
The differential housing was cut from the Expedition rear axle, modified to accept attachment to constant velocity joints, and mated to stub axles from the front drive unit of another Expedition.
The company manufactures its axle systems primarily for light truck applications for Fiat Gamma S and also specializes in the production of heavy axles for buses, gear control groups, and stub axles.