I had heard about a magazine write up that put larger tires, built the rig,
and used it as a rockcrawler for their article. Has anyone seen that
article or know what magazine it is out of? I guess it held up to lots of
Hmm, good point there, I didn't look too closely at the link, I just assumed
it was like the honds sedan version, just beefed up to SUV standards. They
(honda) are pretty flimsy, If they're front axles, then the biggest problem
i see offhand is the extra hydralic lines, I presume it's turned by a
hydralic ram operated by slaving to the front power steering?
The quadrasteer setup you can get in GM trucks is a Dana 60 with
steering knuckles that can only turn + or - 15 degrees. it's
electrically actuated and has very strong return to center springs in
case the Delphi built servo fails. I don't think durability will be a
problem with the unit.
The Rear axle is a Dana 60, with newly designed knuckles, they are HUGE.
The axle u-joints are monsterous as well. If you see a Quadrasteer
truck in a parking lot, go take a loot at it, you will see.
The setup has been tested in severe duty off-road for over a year. Mud,
rocks, sand. Delphi did thier work on this one, it is an excellent
setup. Only problem I see is the price (I think an $1800 option). It's
not that bad considering all you get.
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