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Navistar Picks Dana Axles, Driveshafts for TerraStar 4×4

July 17, 2013 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, News

Dana Holding Corp. has been named the exclusive supplier of steer axles, drive axles, and driveshafts for the new International TerraStar 4×4 medium-duty truck, with customer deliveries of these all-wheel-drive vehicles already underway.

The TerraStar features Dana’s new Spicer Model 273 front drive steer axle, which delivers an effective turn angle of 42 degrees, a gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of 8,000 pounds, and popular axle ratios.

The Spicer S110 single-reduction, single rear-drive axle on the TerraStar has a variety of patented and exclusive features for longer life, improved reliability, excellent durability and quieter operation. The axle has a GAWR rating of 14,000 pounds and a maximum gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 35,000 pounds.

Driveshafts are a mix of Spicer Life Series models.  SPL 55 and SPL 100 are permanently lubricated with sealed splines to reduce maintenance costs and precision balanced for reduced noise, vibration and harshness.

For more information, visit www.dana.com.