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Good to Go customers with two-axle vehicles currently pay $5 to cross the eastbound bridge.
Far from just a cosmetic job, the Jeep Sandstorm concept has heavy-duty front and rear Dynatrac 60 axles with a 5.68:1 gear ratio and 17-inch beadlock wheels wrapped with 39.5-inch BFGoodrich Krawler tires.
The treading then wrapped around the truck’s axle, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle, according to Florida Today.
Joliet Patch reported a preliminary investigation by the Illinois State Police revealed that the truck’s wheel rim had become detached from its rear axle causing it to land on Cullen’s windshield.
Other products made at the Mackie factory -- which was taken over by Delta Pine Products around the 1940s -- included turpentine, axle grease, paint and pine tar.
Cliff’s Welding, a shop in Phoenix that specializes in trucks and trailers, took the trailer off the axles, installed a custom five-inch-tall steel frame, and reattached the wheels underneath, which brought our clearance up to a foot.
The bus' front axle appeared separated from the vehicle and at least two doors to luggage compartments had been ripped off the side.
The company says ut stiffened the suspension, tweaked the steering, and improved the rear-axle differential by adding a function that distributes torque individually to the wheels on each side.
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Origin and Etymology of axle
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of axle for English Language Learners
: a bar on which a wheel or a pair of wheels turns
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