TrakMotive Archives - Brake & Front End
Why Choosing a New Driveshaft Assembly is the Right Choice

Drive shafts are a very precision balanced and weighted component because they rotate at very high speeds and torque values to turn the wheels. A worn drive shaft can cause problems that affect the drivability of the vehicle and will create symptoms that alert the driver of potential issues that need to be addressed. THE

Matching OE Torque Specs When Reinstalling Is Important

Explore the key reasons as to why adhering to OE torque specs is crucial. This video is sponsored by TrakMotive.

New Monobloc OE CV Axle Technology Greatly Reduces NVH

Today’s vehicle drivetrain systems are far more complex and powerful than ever before. So, you want to make sure you choose a replacement axle that matches the original OE design attributes to ensure proper performance and durability. Avoid installing an inferior axle based on price only, that may not perform properly or worse yet, fail

Extended Travel CV Axles

Avoid potential CV axle failure when off-roading with Extended Travel CV Axles. This video is sponsored by TrakMotive.

HD Xtreme CV Axles (VIDEO)

HD Xtreme CV Axles are ideal for fleet, ride sharing & delivery vehicles.
This video is sponsored by TrakMotive.

Understanding the Key Symptoms of a Worn or Failing Drive Shaft

Common signs include intense car vibrations and abnormal noises, clunking, rattling, and scraping, coming from under the vehicle. Drive shafts are a very precision balanced and weighted component because they rotate at very high speeds and torque values to turn the wheels. When the drive shaft has any issue, it can cause problems that affect

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

Proper Procedures for Removing and Reinstalling a Drive Shaft

Joe Keene covers the proper way to remove and reinstall a driveshaft. This video is sponsored by TrakMotive.

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,

TrakMotive HD Xtreme CV Axles (VIDEO)

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

VIDEO: CV Axle Design

Avoid installing an inferior axle based on price only. This video is sponsored by TrakMotive.

TrakMotive Introduces 16 New Driveshaft Assemblies

The new SKUs provide more than 5 million application opportunities.