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Rear Rockwell Axle

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As wild as the front suspension is, the rear is conventional by contrast. The 2 1/2-ton Rockwell axle is located by Tuff Country GM truck front leaf springs and damped with long-travel Tuff Country shocks. Just like the front axle, 6.72:1 gearing and welded spiders fill the housing, while power is delivered via “school bus” driveshafts attached to an NP205 transfer case. Stopping power comes courtesy of a pinion brake.