Dana enhances its wheel end offerings
- Volvo buys 40 'Phoenix' axles for African contract. // Motor Transport;4/1/2004, p10
Reports on Volvo's acquisition of wheel assemblies with the Phoenix SK axle design from Weweler. Purpose of the acquisition; Information on the purchase of Phoenix intellectual property rights; Features of the Phoenix axle design.
- Wheel Bearings: Diagnostics, Removal And Installation. // ImportCar;Aug2015, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p36
The article focuses on removal and installation of wheel bearings in automobiles including issues concerning noise created by automobiles in proportion to vehicle speed, cyclical noise created by automobile tires. and suggestion to remove axle with brake caliper bracket on the car.
- Hunter SS100T Sideslip Meter Identifies Service Opportunities. // Fleet Equipment;Feb2005, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p39
This article states that Hunter SS100T Sideslip meter identifies service opportunities. With a quick 30-second drive-through test, Hunter's SS100T Sideslip Meter measures for excessive sideslip on all vehicle types and axle configurations from passenger cars to multi-axle trucks. Sideslip...
- Mercedes Gains the First-Ever Plastic Rear-Axle Transmission Crossbeam. Thryft, Ann R. // Design News;Aug2015, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p24
The article offers a preview of a rear axle transmission crossbeam made of plastic that was developed by BASF and ContiTech Vibration Control for Mercedes-Benz S-Class luxury sedans.
- Ford recalls 342K mini-vans for axle problem. // North Texas Automotive Report;Nov2015, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p16
The article focuses on the decision by automobile manufacturer Ford to recall the Windstar minivan model due to a rear axle manufacturing defect.
- Late Iron Age Linch-Pin Terminal. Cuddeford, Mike // Treasure Hunting;Sep2007, p63
The article features a late Iron Age linch-pin. Linch-pins keep the wheels of automobiles by passing through the axle-ends and holding the wheel hub in place. Such a type of linch-pin consisted of two copper-alloy terminals fitted to an iron shank, which is the part that fits through the axle....
- Spicer proposes fuel-saving drive-axle configuration. // Bulk Transporter;Sep2005, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p49
Introduces the Spicer S21-170DE single drive axle and the Spicer R21BS tag axle from Dana Corp. Aim of the latest axle models to promote fuel economy; Features of the two axle models; Efforts of Dana Corp. to address the two problems with regards to the use of single drive axles.
- Spicer offers hub systems. // Bulk Transporter;Sep2005, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p50
Reports the new hubs system from Dana Spicer for its steer axles. Technology used for the hubs; Compatibility of the new hub system with Bendix Spicer air disc brakes; Warranty of the new products.
- Single-drive axles. // Fleet Owner;Apr2004, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p46
Introduces U.S.-based Dana Corp.'s Spicer S170 series of single-reduction, single-drive axles for automobiles. Design specification; Capabilities and functions; Ordering information.