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BigV 03-15-2012 08:13 PM

You should have seen them turning. Ben Hur? Maybe Mad Max. It was pretty intimidating.

xoxoxoBruce 03-15-2012 08:19 PM

Yes they are. I've seen them on innies like that front wheel, but never on outies like that drive wheel. Pretty sure that's illegal. :ymca:

BigV 03-15-2012 08:26 PM

Technically, not on a drive wheel, that was the tag axle. It was deployed since the dumptruck was full. Over some stretches that thing was really bouncing!

HungLikeJesus 03-15-2012 08:29 PM

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Originally Posted by BigV (Post 801740)
Technically, not on a drive wheel, that was the tag axle. It was deployed since the dumptruck was full. Over some stretches that thing was really bouncing!

A tag axle, or a pusher axle?

xoxoxoBruce 03-15-2012 08:32 PM

Oh, a dump truck? I thought it was a tractor.

BigV 03-15-2012 08:38 PM

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kinda like this guy, snatched from the internet, but not this truck. similar to this truck.

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BigV 03-15-2012 08:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HungLikeJesus (Post 801741)
A tag axle, or a pusher axle?

I don't think I know what a pusher axle is, can you elaborate?

HungLikeJesus 03-16-2012 08:42 AM

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Originally Posted by BigV (Post 801748)
I don't think I know what a pusher axle is, can you elaborate?

A pusher axle is like a tag axle.

But I think what you're talking about is a lift axle.

BigV 03-16-2012 09:06 AM

I bet you're right.

BrianR 03-16-2012 01:36 PM

A pusher axle is the rear drive axle. A Tag axle is the (normally) unpowered axle. A drop axle is one that is only deployed when the weight conditions warrant an extra axle. Tractors that routinely haul nose-heavy loads use them but they are not standard equipment on tractors.

Those spiky things are legal all over the US, as they are only covers for the lug nuts, They are made of plastic or very thin aluminum. I have accidentally dented them with my thumb. I cannot speak for other countries tho. :)

Gravdigr 03-16-2012 03:20 PM

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All that's fine and good, but...

Could someone 'splain about the Foley, Axel?

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Gravdigr 03-17-2012 04:47 PM

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I like how the steering wheel matches the wagon's wheels.

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Lamplighter 03-17-2012 04:51 PM

I can see it as a tow bar, but would that thing really work in a roll-over ?

Gravdigr 03-17-2012 04:56 PM

Assuming you mean the 'handle', I doubt it.

Lamplighter 03-17-2012 04:59 PM

Pole vaulting on wheels ! :rolleyes:


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