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  1. Road Apple

    Broken rear axle

    For the rear axle, the 4340 isn’t an upgrade in strength from stock according to Cruiser Outfitters. This is the reason RCV didn’t offer a rear 4340 axle for the 80 series. The 300M is stronger than stock and is available on the RCV website. I’m told the RCV 4340 rear axle is now available on...
  2. Road Apple

    Broken rear axle

    Beware….the Nitro axles have a history of breaking. 2 of my friends had the Nitros break. They have both replaced the front and rear with RCV’s and have had no problems. They both wheel the most difficult trails in the west. Recommend the more durable RCV 4340 CrMo is you’re driving to the...
  3. Road Apple

    Broken rear axle

    What technique worked to get it out?
  4. Road Apple

    Broken rear axle

    Strong magnet on a brush handle has been known to work. JB Weld would likely do the job. If all else fails, remove the whole axle and just tip the broken piece out. It's not a huge job to remove the axle, 7 bolts, the brake pipe and hand brake cable. Is it the short side? If so you could have...
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