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Posted by magpie on February 27, 2004 at 12:57:22 from (208.181.12.253):

I recently bought a dodge pickup, I was told it had automatic hubs, not looking at that part too closely I brought it home. I find out what it really has is a vacuum splitter in the long front axle. When I bought it I thought that just putting on some warn hubs would cure the automatic part, now things are different. Hubs aren't gonna cure this problem. What I am wondering since I am lacking in mechanical aptitude is what actually turns when this system is out of gear? I know the split axle hooked to the wheel turns, as well as the axle on the other side. But since the one axle is turning the axle gear would have to turn, would the spyder gears be turning as well? (seems to me they would) wouldn't ldn't this cause a lot of wear on the spyders and the shaft they turn on? Or is my visual perception of this thing wrong? My main point is, would it be benificial to put hubs on? I havent got the time, money, or desire to change the whole front axle. I am a little afraid of these types of things, usually they fail whin you need them the most. Just wondering what other folks thought about this.


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