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Old December 20th, 2007, 10:52 AM   #17
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Default Re: Split Tube Axle How To

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Originally Posted by Unkl Ian View Post
The load on the screws isn't huge,
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Don't they bear the brunt(sp?) of all of the cornering forces? ....in a turn, wouldn't the inside tire try to pull the bushing out of the axle tube? and the only thing holding the axle together is these screws that are screwed into bronze (not sure if screws or bushing is the weakest link)?

The same idea, but with the bushing made out of steel (w/thin walled bronze bushing)....and the bushing welded to the axle tube, would be bomb-proof.
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