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live axle

n
(Mechanical Engineering) an axle which rotates with the wheel; driving axle
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Noun1.live axle - the axle of a self-propelled vehicle that provides the driving powerlive axle - the axle of a self-propelled vehicle that provides the driving power
axle - a shaft on which a wheel rotates
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
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Despite the solid axle up front, the minimum turning radius is only 4.9 meters.
The CAMO TT and X4 are both great handling vehicles, with 4-link solid axle rear suspension, and independent front suspension.
Its solid axle design and extremely strong frame make it the perfect vehicle for uneven terrain.
The vehicle features flared wheel arches from composite materials, a modified rear bumper with an integrated tow bar and two recovery hooks, upgraded rear suspension with coilovers and a solid axle with a Watt's-link system.
There's a sophisticated double wishbone front suspension and a solid axle with leaf springs for maximum reliability and sturdiness.
And those fold-flat seats create a load floor that's about waist-high to LeBron James, since the engineers needed to leave room for the undulations of the solid axle beneath.
But there is more: a horizontal shock, as would be imparted by hitting a large stone, would also cause a solid axle to want to steer.
Many of the GM solid axle assemblies use C-clip style axle retention.
Serving as the foundation is a fully-boxed high-tensile strength steel frame, to which is secured the type of suspension we like to see in an honest-to-goodness trail runner: a double-wishbone independent front coupled with a leaf-sprung solid axle rear.
A small bull pinion at each end of the cross shaft was meshed with a large bull gear bolted to each rear wheel, which turned on a solid axle. In this position, when the clutch was engaged, the tractor moved forward.