Category Archives: CV Axle

How Do I Know If My Axle Is Bad?

There are many part of a vehicle that can go wrong, remain unnoticed, and not cause any serious damage. However, the axle is not one of them. When this component goes, there can be serious damage that immediately begins to … Continue reading

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The Transfer Case

This is a vital component commonly found in all wheel drive and four wheel drive vehicles. It is connected to the rear and front axles and the vehicle’s transmission through a drive shaft. Two wheel drive vehicles do not require … Continue reading

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CV Axles and Why They Are Important To You

What is a CV axle? CV stands for constant velocity, in this case the constant velocity joint. Obviously this is an important part of any moving vehicle. The axle connects to the wheels with a flexible joiner allowing the wheel … Continue reading

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Removing & Replacing The CV Axle

For most people, car repair is intimidating and painful. But when you have the experience or a step by step guide, working on the drivetrain can be relatively easy. Alongside a helpful guide, having high quality parts and a good … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Driveline Profiled in Parts & People

Rocky Mountian Driveline is profiled in the pages of Parts & People. Owner, Scott Farley, discusses their growth and continued success in the CV axle and driveshaft industry. Get to know the Farleys and take a closer look inside Denver’s … Continue reading

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Common Issues With CV Axles

The CV axle is very important to your car. Without it, your vehicle would not be able to move forward or turn. The CV axle provides the flexibility that your car needs while you are driving. You can drive with … Continue reading

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CV Joints: What Are They And How Do They Work?

Every car in America has only one engine, but four wheels. This creates a problem: how do you deliver power to both axles and all four wheels with only one source of power? The answer is through the use of … Continue reading

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Signs Your Driveshaft Is Failing

The driveshaft is an important element of your vehicle that rotates and delivers power to the engine and gears that turns the wheels of the automobile. In addition, it creates torque that makes the car go. It also stops the … Continue reading

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Transfer Cases and Their Function

The transfer case is used in both 4wheel and all wheel drive vehicles. It is attached to the rear of the transmission and receives power directly from the transmission. If the driver selects 4wheel drive mode, the transfer case (using … Continue reading

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Why Driveshaft & CV Axle Balance Matters

Safety and performance, of course! An unbalanced Driveshaft or CV Axle could fail causing catastrophic results. As your speed increases, so will your vibrations. This increase is exponential in force as your RPMs rise. Essentially, when your RPM is doubled, … Continue reading

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