CV Axle Archives - Brake & Front End
Constant-Velocity Axle Options

Whether new or remanufactured, complete CV axle assemblies can throw you a curveball from time to time.

CV Axles: A Look Inside A Joint

Check out these photos and take a look inside a joint.

Extreme Weather Conditions Can Affect CV Axle Performance

Extreme weather and rugged conditions can be tough on today’s vehicles. This is especially true with work vehicles that are required to operate in even the worst environmental conditions. OE style CV axles function well in normal conditions but can be subject to premature failure due to extreme cold, heat and rugged conditions.  TrakMotive A

GSP Launches New Performance Revolution Cv Axle

Current applications include Subaru, BMW, Audi.

Seven CV Joint Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make

If a CV joint fails, it rarely fails on its own. Outside factors can damage a joint worse than cutting a boot with a knife.

Axle Nut Torque Specifications (VIDEO)

A single torque specification for axle nut torque is impossible. This video is sponsored by BCA Bearings by NTN.

REPLACEMENT TIME: CV AXLES 101

When it comes to your vehicle, there are many different components to be aware of. From whining to clunking to screeching, failing components can make noises, this could be a sign letting you know the CV axles need to be replaced. A common replacement part in front-wheel drive vehicles is the CV axle. CV Axles

Lifted Truck and Off-Road Applications Create Can Dramatically Affect CV Axle Life and Performance

When lifting a vehicle, modifications are made to the suspension so that bigger tires can be installed and to provide more clearance under the vehicle for off-road driving. This means the frame and body will be moved up and away from the wheels, which causes the CV axle angles to become extreme, often causing binding,

CV Joint Replacement Tips

Constant-velocity (CV) joints have been around since the 1980s when front-wheel drive (FWD) came into widespread use.

TrakMotive HD Xtreme CV Axles (VIDEO)

The HD Xtreme CV Axle program is specifically designed to handle the most extreme environments. Sponsored by TrakMotive.

ABS Controlled AWD Systems Explained

The core controls for most AWD systems are the ABS, traction control and stability control components.

VIDEO: Identify CV Axle Problems Before They’re Failures

There are a number of tells that indicate if a CV axle is going bad. This video is sponsored by GSP North America.