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Rear Axle Portal Installed

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26. We buttoned up the axles for now by bolting on the rear portal box. Note the wires to the newly offered speed sensors within the portal. The axles are not light (we guesstimate 700 pounds), but the gearing, strength, reduction of upstream stress by adding the portals, increased traction from the ARBs, and ground clearance all make them perfect for our big truck. Next month we’ll delve into the suspension.

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