How Differential Gears Work
Automotive Basics

Understanding Differential Gears

I got into a discussion some time ago about welding a rear-end on a street vehicle – It became clear that the guy I was discussing this with did not fully understand how a differential works. This video was made in the 1930’s or so and is the best explanation I have seen to date. [More…]
Axle Flange Housing Identification
Technical Info

Axle Flange Housing Identification

Axle Flange Housing Identification. Chevrolet, Ford, Oldsmobile, Pontiac — they all use different axle flanges. The ability to identify the flange you have can save time and hassle when it comes time to buy parts. Use the figure below to help identify some of the more common axle flanges… [More…]