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9. Both the Sterling and 14-bolt are full floaters, but the Sterling axle uses a much shorter spindle that places the bearings closer together, resulting in less load capacity. The Sterling axle does use one left-handed spindle nut though to keep the hub from coming loose when power is transferred through the axle. Advantage: Tie.

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