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New GM Corporate 14-Bolt Kit for Rear Axle/Flange

Stage 8 recently introduced an all-new GM Corporate 14-Bolt Kit for Rear Axle/Flange, (p/n GM-14AX). High-intensity off-roading over extreme terrain creates harsh conditions that can often cause bolts to loosen, which is a major safety issue. As a solution, Stage 8 has added to its off-road lineup a full-floating rear axle retaining bolt kit with ½-in.

Transmission With a Mind of its Own

A customer had brought in her 2010 Ford Escape equipped with a 3.0L engine and the 6F35 transaxle. The customers concern with the vehicle was that the transmission slipped intermittently. We started our evaluation with a quick visual inspection of the vehicle and checking fluids, all of which checked out good.

The Toyota Prius P111 Hybrid Transaxle

The Toyota Prius P111 hybrid transaxle shown in Figure 1 is a continuously variable transaxle. If you are already familiar with a Subaru Legacy or a Honda Civic HX, you might think this is another CVT with a belt and pulleys. Not this unit…