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Re: Sean what is a rear differntial? (archive)

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Posted by JTP on November 08, 2000 at 10:51:21:

In Reply to: Sean what is a rear differntial? posted by Memonich on November 08, 2000 at 10:45:32:

Simply put, it is the gear box that changes the spin of the drive shaft (that runs parallel with the car) to the spin of the rear axle (that runs perpendicular to the car). Look for the roundish hump in the axle directly between the rear tires and you have found the differential.


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