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The axles that Chuck’s Trucks uses are procured from military-surplus stock. Some, like this one, are brand spankin’ new, while others have served a tour of duty under 21/2-ton 6x6 military trucks. Over the years, Timken and Rockwell have manufactured these axles, but all of the basic components are generally the same. Parts are plentiful, and interestingly, many parts (such as bearings and seals) are available over the counter from standard parts sources.