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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.

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